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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-FIFA_international_football

National" teams[edit]. Broadly-speaking, there are five categories of Non-FIFA national team:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ConIFA_World_Football_Cup

The CONIFA World Football Cup is an international football tournament organized by CONIFA, an umbrella association for states, minorities, stateless peoples and regions unaffiliated with FIFA, which has ... national teams that are members of either CONCACAF or FIFA, and will no longer participate in Non- FIFA Football.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_top-division_football_clubs_in_non-FIFA_countries

This is a list of top-division football clubs in non-FIFA countries. On the 26 members of the Nouvelle Fédération-Board, only 9 have an autonomous football  ...

www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2014/06/the-world-cup-for-countries-that-dont-exist/373587

Jun 27, 2014 ... The FIFA World Cup may be the biggest sporting event in the world, but ... ConIFA is an organization that unites the football teams of nations, ... another non -FIFA world cup for unrecognized nations that was last held in 2012.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Confederation_of_Independent_Football_Associations

The Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) is the international governing body for Non-FIFA affiliated associations of Association Football. ... CONIFA expressly uses the term "members" rather than "countries" or "states".

www.newyorker.com/news/sporting-scene/the-world-cup-for-forgotten-nations

Jun 1, 2018 ... Gianni Chrichlow, of Barawa, during the CONIFA World Football Cup ... “As long as FIFA has existed, there has always been a non-FIFA world ...

deadspin.com/your-guide-to-the-conifa-world-cup-the-world-cup-for-n-1826493048

Jun 1, 2018 ... LONDON — “We have nothing against FIFA,” CONIFA General Secretary ... “ nations, de-facto nations, regions, minority peoples and sports isolated ... The third CONIFA World Football Cup—not “World Cup,” because there's ...

www.nbcnews.com/news/world/conifa-world-football-cup-soccer-showdown-not-quite-countries-n881331

Jun 9, 2018 ... The CONIFA World Football Cup is the antithesis of professional ... There are also countries barred from FIFA because they don't have the ...

www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jun/01/world-football-cup-alternative-fifa-lesson-geopolitics

Jun 1, 2018 ... The world's dispossessed and never-will-be nations have been brought together in ... The World Football Cup is not quite the actual World Cup.