CONIFA: The alternative World Cup for stateless people and unrecognized nations

Updated 1300 GMT (2100 HKT) June 2, 2018

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  • CONIFA was founded in 2013
  • It represents 334 million people from unrecognized nations

(CNN)It was a muted affair held in a south London stadium on a warm summer evening with chips, Bovril and beer and plenty of good cheer and high spirits.

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