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April 1, 2016

CONIFA World Football Cup 2016 Draw is Set!

April 1, 2016

The draw for CONIFA’s World Football Cup was completed today, featuring 12 international teams who will be battling for global supremacy in Abkhazia this May & June.

The draw was completed online with an international flavour, featuring CONIFA Executive Committee members logging in from Sweden, Japan, Italy & Canada. The whole event was broadcast live on

You can watch a re-broadcast of the World Football Cup 2016 draw here on YouTube

The groups for the upcoming CONIFA World Football Cup are as follows:

Group A – to be played in Sukhum

  • Abkhazia
  • Chagos Islands
  • Western Armenia

Group B – to be played in Sukhum

  • Kurdistan
  • Székely Land
  • United Koreans in Japan

Group C – to be played in Gagra

  • Northern Cyprus
  • Romani People
  • Raetia

Group D – to be played in Gagra

  • Panjab
  • Sápmi
  • Somaliland
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