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The Smallest Countries to Win (and try to win) the UFWC

As yesterday little San Marino and giants Italy met in the latest UFWC contest, our guest author Jonny Blair took some time (and effort!) to reflect on some relatively “smaller” countries who have contested, and even won the UFWC down the years!

Did you know that more countries have been UFWC champions than World Cup winners? And it’s by 40. Officially, 9 geographical countries have won the FIFA World Cup. 49 FIFA recognised countries have won the UFWC.


Jamaica 0-2 Nigeria

A little-known four-team international tournament played out at Charlton’s The Valley stadium provided an opportunity for Nigeria to take the UFWC title from the Republic of Ireland and then retain it against Jamaica. The Super Eagles defeated the Reggae Boyz 2-0 to win the Unity Cup and remain Unofficial Football World Champions.