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Colombia take UFWC title into Copa knockouts

The UFWC title has reached the knockout stage of the Copa America tournament in the hands of Colombia, the reigning Unofficial Football World Champions. Colombia took the UFWC title from Brazil in a 2-1 group-stage win, then drew with Peru to retain the title and scrape through into the Copa quarter finals – where they’ll face UFWC giants Argentina.

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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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