Azerbaijan protests Karabakh’s participation in ConIFA World Cup

The Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan (AFFA) has stated its protest to international soccer authorities over the first-ever Confederation of Independent Football Associations (ConIFA) World Cup of unrecognized states to feature a team from Nagorno-Karabakh, Azeri media report.

Letters of protest were also sent to the Swedish Football Federation where the championship will be held, as well as to FİFA.

Nagorno-Karabakh will be among the twelve teams participating in the first ever World Cup held for teams outside international soccer’s governing body, FIFA. The tournament to be held in Ostersund, in central Sweden, in the first week of June.

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