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Darfur United ConIFA World Football Cup 2014 Press Coverage

By Katie-Jay / June, 10, 2014

Check out the recent media coverage on Darfur United’s journey to the 2014 ConIFA World Football Cup in Ostersund, Sweden:

Recent Press

Darfur United Pure I Profughi Hanno Un Team
La Gazzetta dello Sport, December 23, 2014

From Genocide to the World Cup: The amazing Story of Darfur United
Haaretz, October 22, 2014

From Genocide to the World Cup: The amazing Story of Darfur United (Hebrew Print version)
Haaretz, October 22, 2014

Conifa, United for the Game
In Bed With Maradona, August 10, 2014

Dedication to the Stateless
TIFO Magazine, July 29, 2014

Darfur Re-United
TIFO Magazine, July 29, 2014

Tre berättelser från krigets Darfur
OP., July 28, 2014

Despite Winless Showing, Team of Darfur Refugees Turns Heads at Alternate World Cup
National Catholic Reporter, July 18, 2014

Coach Mark’s BBC World Football Interview (Starts at 20:55)
BBC World Football Podcast, July 17, 2014

The Other World Cup Final: Unrecognized Nations Compete for Glory
NBC News, July 13, 2014

L’autre Coupe du monde
NEON Magazine, July 2014 (Issue 20)

Refugee Football Players Seek Asylum in Sweden
The Local: Sweden’s News in English, July 8, 2014

Här är spelarna som aldrig åkte hem till Darfur
OP., July 7, 2014

World Cup Soccer, In the Land of The Hungry
The Huffington Post, July 3, 2014

Gioco, quindi esisto
Internazionale, July 3, 2014

An Alternative World Cup
The New York Times, July 2, 2014

i kick, therefore I am
Lavinia Parlamenti Photography, July 2, 2014

i.k.t.i.a./The Presidents
Lavinia Parlamenti Photography, July 2, 2014

Nagorno Karabakh Beat Darfur United in the World Cup for Countries that don’t Exist
Quartz, June 27, 2014

The Strange Story of How Darfur Got its Own Soccer Team
LA Weekly, June 26, 2014

A Cup For Another World
The Telegraph, June 25, 2014

In Pictures: The ‘Unrecognised World Cup’
Al Jazeera English, June 23, 2014

Sweden Hosts World Cup Tournament for Unrecognized Nations
Eurasianet.org, June 12, 2014

Forget Brazil 2014: The Alternative World Cup
French Football Weekly, June 11, 2014

This World Cup was for national teams without a country
Digital Journal, June 9, 2014

Sex spelare från Darfur United försvunna
Sverigesradio.se, June 9, 2014

Darfur United honoured for Fair Play at ConIFA World Football Cup
Radio Dabanga, June 8, 2014

Nice wins stateless World Cup in Sweden, refugees vanish
Yahoo News, June 8, 2014

[VIDEO] Darfur United thanks Ellan Vannin
Isle of Man News, June 7, 2014

[VIDEO] Team Ellan Vannin at Darfur event
Isle of Man News, June 7, 2014

Genocide survivors, stateless compete in non-FIFA World Cup
The West Australian, June 7, 2014

Genocide survivors, stateless compete in non-FIFA World Cup
Gulf Times, June 7, 2014

Darfur United and the alternative world cup
BBC, June 6, 2014

Soccer: Karabakh thrashes in ConIFA World Cup
Armenianow.com, June 6, 2014

For These Small Teams, Playing at the World Cup Isn’t Just About Soccer
PolicyMic, June 6, 2014

Sudan: Darfur Refugees’ Soccer Team to Play for 11th Place in Sweden
All Africa, June 6, 2014

Genocide Survivors, Stateless Compete in Non-FIFA World Cup
Soccerly, June 6, 2014

Genocide survivors, stateless compete in non-FIFA World Cup
AFP, June 6, 2014

Stateless ‘World Cup’ kicks off in Sweden
The Local, June 6, 2014

Ellan Vannin Reach ConIFA World Cup Semi After Shootout
BBC Sport, June 5, 2014

[PHOTOS] Ellan Vannin Photos: Darfur United vs. Nagorno Karahakh FC
Ellan Vannin, June 5, 2014

Genocide survivors, stateless compete in non-FIFA World Cup
Bangkok Post, June 5, 2014

Artsakh Beats Darfur 12–0, But Fails to Make Play-offs
Asbarez Armenian News, June 5, 2014

Darfur United refugee soccer team travels to Sweden
Radio Dabanga, June 5, 2014

Die Bruderschaft der Heimatlosen
WESER-KURIER, June 5, 2014

ConIFA – Coach Mark Hodson – Darfur United
EuroMan, June 5, 2014

Sudan: Darfur United Refugee Soccer Team Travels to Sweden
All Africa, June 5, 2014

Ellan Vannin Make Waves at First International Tournament
BBC Sport, June 5, 2014

[VIDEO] #NewHeroes – Interview with Darfur manager Mark Hodson
NordicBet, June 5, 2014

This Summer’s Other World Cup
These Football Times, June 5, 2014

Darfur United på ConIFA för att vinna uppmärksamhet
Radio Sweden på svenska, June 5, 2014

Accrington man leads alternative World Cup defeats
The Citizen, June 4, 2014

[VIDEO] #NewHeroes – EP6 – Darfur United
NordicBet, June 3, 2014

Från flyktingläger till världscup
Sweden TV, June 3, 2014

[VIDEO] Ellan Vannin & Darfur United
Isle of Man News, June 1, 2014

Um Mundial para quem anda à procura de um país
Desporto, May 31, 2014

The World Cup for Outsiders: From Genocide to Glory
CNN International, May 30, 2014

Accrington Coach Hopes for World Cup Glory
Lancashire Telegraph, May 30, 2014

Radio Interview with Katie-Jay Scott of i-ACT
CBS/KCBS Radio in San Francisco, May 24, 2014

Football’s Other World Cup is also Upon Us
The Roar, May 22, 2014

Face2Face Africa, May 21, 2014

Refugee soccer team from Darfur hopes to compete in Sweden
Christian Science Monitor, May 20, 2014

Support Darfur United, a Refugee Soccer Team
Enough Project, May 18, 2014

Nations play for the love of the game
Football.co.uk, May 15, 2014

[VIDEO] #NewHeroes, Teaser
ConIFA, May 7, 2014

[VIDEO] Budweiser Rise As One Modern Stories Ep. 4: “Darfur United”
VICE, April 30, 2014

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