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UFWC review of the year 2013

14 title matches, 45 goals, four champions. That’s the story in brief of the Unofficial Football World Champions in 2013. It’s been another exciting year, with the UFWC taking followers on a fascinating journey via some of football’s less-travelled paths. 2013 began with North Korea as Unofficial Football World Champions. The Koreans had held the title for more than a year, and provided plenty of entertainment, but their reign came to an end in 2013’s first title match…

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North Korea 1-1 Sweden (1-4 on penalties)

North Korea 1-1 Sweden (1-4 on penalties) 23 January 2013 King’s Cup 700th Anniversary Stadium, Chiang Mai, Thailand Scorers: Hong Kum Song (North Korea); Fejzullahu (Sweden) Sweden are the new Unofficial Football World Champions after defeating long-term UFWC title holders North Korea. Swedish coach Erik Hamrén had said ahead of the match that the unofficial […]

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North Korea vs Sweden, King’s Cup 2013 Preview

North Korea vs Sweden 23 January 2013 King’s Cup 700th Anniversary Stadium, Chiang Mai, Thailand The 2013 Unofficial Football World Championships campaign gets underway this week as current UFWC champions North Korea arrive in Thailand to participate in the annual King’s Cup tournament. We’re guaranteed two UFWC title matches here, and the format of the […]

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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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North Korea face Sweden in King’s Cup challenge

The draw for Thailand’s 2013 King’s Cup competition has been made, and we now know that Unofficial Football World Champions North Korea will play Sweden on 23 January. Excitingly, FIFA has today confirmed that this WILL be classed as a FIFA ‘A’ match, and therefore WILL be a UFWC title match. There had been a […]

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