After a short summer break the UFWC is back, with current Unofficial Football World Champions Chile facing latest challengers Paraguay. The match, this Saturday 5 September, is a warm-up ahead of the World Cup qualifiers. It’s the first match Chile have played since winning the Copa America in July – when they took the UFWC title from Argentina in a penalty shoot-out final win.Read More...
|CHILE||SINCE 04/07/2015||DEFEATED ARGENTINA|
|902||26/06/2015||ARGENTINA*||0-0||COLOMBIA||Vina Del Mar||CA||+|
* = won on penalties. + = click for match report.
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Unofficial Football World Champions and Copa America winners Chile will play Paraguay in a friendly match on 5 September 2015 ahead of the start of the World Cup 2018 qualifying campaign. As things stand, Chile vs Paraguay will be the next UFWC title match – although further friendlies could be announced. And, following the World Cup 2018 qualification draw in St Petersburg, Chile now know that the first opponent they will play in the qualifiers will be recent UFWC champions Brazil.Read More...
Chile’s penalty shoot-out win over Argentina in the Copa America final ended the nation’s 115-year wait for a major football honour. La Roja played their first international match back in 1910 – also against Argentina – but had never won an official tournament until now. They had, however, won the unofficial tournament several times – and now they have done so again. Because the Copa America final was also a UFWC title match, and Chile are the new Unofficial Football World Champions.Read More...