CONIFA European Football Cup Postponed

CONIFA can confirm that the 2021 European Football Cup (EFC), to be held in Nice, France, has been postponed from June 9-19 to July 7-17. In light of ongoing coronavirus guidelines, the conclusion was reached following positive dialogue between CONIFA officials and qualified members, plus the organizing committee both within the governing body and on…

CONIFA Sportsbet.io European Football Cup 2021: The groups are announced!

Holders South Ossetia will meet 2019 hosts Artsakh and tournament newcomers Kernow Football Alliance in Group C of this summer’s fourth CONIFA European Football Cup.  Meanwhile, Western Armenia, beaten 1-0 by South Ossetia in the final at Stepanakert Republican Stadium, will face two-time champions Padania and Chameria in Group D. Group A features hosts County…

Groups announced for first-ever CONIFA World Women’s Football Cup

Sapmi and Northern Cyprus, who played in CONIFA’s first-ever official women’s match in November 2018, have been kept apart in the draw for this summer’s first-ever World Football Cup. Northern Cyprus lineup in Group A alongside hosts Székely Land and Chameria, while Sapmi will face the Kernow Football Alliance and Cascadia in Group B.  Each…

Open Letter to President Poroshenko

Dear Mr President,   We write regarding recent statements made by your colleagues, Ukraine’s Sport Minister Mr Ihor Zhdanov and Foreign Minister Mr Pavlo Klimkin. Mr Zhdanov and Mr Klimkin have made public statements equated the football players of the Karpatalya representative football team with terrorists and labelled them separatists. The government of Ukraine has…

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Karpatalya to replace Felvidék at 2018 Paddy Power World Football Cup

CONIFA regrets to advise that Felvidék has withdrawn from the 2018 Paddy Power World Football Cup due to internal organisational issues. Karpatalya, representing an ethnic Hungarian minority in Ukraine, will replace Felvidék. Following the qualification phase, Karpatalya was named the first reserve team from the European region. CONIFA is an international football federation for teams…