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May 9, 2017

Five Teams Vying for 2018 World Football Cup “Wild Card” Spot

With a May 2nd deadline for official applications, five CONIFA members successfully submitted the necessary paperwork for the “wild card” spot at the 2018 CONIFA World Cup, location TBD.

Two Oceania, one Asia and two CONIFA Africa members are in the running for the wild card, which will be decided upon at the next CONIFA Executive Committee meeting, due to take place during the upcoming CONIFA Euros in Northern Cyprus in June.

The five candidates for the wild card are: Tuvalu, Tibet, Darfur, Saharawi, and Kiribati.

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By Robin Toal

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