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Bolivia double win over Nicaragua retains UFWC title

Unofficial football world champions Bolivia defeated challengers Nicaragua twice in back-to-back friendly matches to retain the UFWC title. However, in the second match La Verde were forced to fight back from two goals down in order to avoid one of the biggest shocks in UFWC history. Bolivia will attempt to defend the title in a World Cup qualifier against Peru.

Estadio Hernando Siles, La Paz
Bolivia take UFWC title from Argentina

Bolivia are the new unofficial football world champions following this fairly comfortable win over Argentina in a World Cup qualifier in La Paz. Juan Carlos Arce and Marcelo Martins Moreno scored the goals in Bolivia’s sixth all-time UFWC title match win, and their first since 1994.

Chile win China Cup and retain UFWC title

Chile retained the UFWC title and remain unofficial football world champions after this win over Iceland in the inaugural China Cup final. The four-team tournament, played at the Guangxi Sports Center in Nanning, had already seen China beat Croatia to finish in third place. Angelo Sagal’s first-half goal was enough to give Chile the win.

Chile beat Croatia in China to remain unofficial champions

Chile defeated Croatia on penalties in this unusual China Cup game to retain the UFWC title and remain unofficial football world champions. Both sides fielded unfamiliar teams in Nanning, but the game was classified as an “A” international, and therefore a UFWC title match. The inaugural China Cup tournament also features Iceland and China. Iceland beat China yesterday, so Chile and Iceland will face each other in the China Cup final on Sunday.