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Argentina 0-0 Colombia

Argentina and Colombia played out an interesting 0-0 draw that aided both sides’ World Cup qualification hopes but didn’t change the ownership of the UFWC title. Argentina started without the half-fit Lionel Messi, and lost Gonzalo Higuian to a red card early in the game. But Colombia’s Radamel Falcao had a poor game, and Christian Zapata was also sent off after a 26th minute clash with Higuain. And while Colombia pushed Argentina hard for at least 60 minutes, the Cafeteros eventually settled for a draw, leaving the Albiceleste as Unofficial Football World Champions.

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Argentina face UFWC challenge from Colombia

With the arrival of summer, attention can begin to turn away from domestic football towards international competition – and particularly the Unofficial Football World Championships. Argentina are the reigning UFWC champions, having taken the title from Sweden in February and successfully held off challenges from Venezuela and Bolivia.

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UFWC spin-offs update 2013

Ahead of the North Korea vs Sweden UFWC title match, we’re taking one of our regular looks at the main UFWC “spin-offs” – the unofficial continental titles, the wooden spoons, and the women’s titles – as tracked over at the UFWC forum. Europe Disappointingly, the unofficial European title didn’t find its way to Euro 2012 […]

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Japan confirms Copa America participation turnaround

Japan WILL participate in the Copa America, the Japan Football Association (JFA) announced yesterday. The JFA informed South American football confederation Conmebol by letter that it will send a team to Argentina in July. This means that Japan’s UFWC title match against Colombia is back on. ‘The JFA decided to participate in the Copa America […]

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Japan confirm Copa America withdrawal

The JFA has confirmed that Unofficial Football World Champions Japan will not participate in the Copa America this summer. As a result, the arranged Japan vs Colombia UFWC title match will not take place. Japan had been due to participate in the South American continental tournament as guests. JFA President Junji Ogura travelled to Paraguay […]

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