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UFWC champions Peru beat Saudi Arabia in World Cup warm-up

Unofficial Football World Champions Peru continued their impressive form with this comfortable win over Saudi Arabia, in a World Cup warm-up that suggests La Blanquirroja are a team to watch, while Saudi’s Green Falcons will struggle at Russia 2018. This match saw the return of Peru captain and record goalscorer Paolo Guerrero, who netted twice in a 3-0 win. The next UFWC title match is another World Cup warm-up. Peru take on Sweden in Gothenburg on Saturday, 9 June.


Reigning UFWC champions Peru defeat all-time champs Scotland

Peru remain Unofficial Football World Champions following a 2-0 win over all-time top-ranked UFWC side Scotland in Lima. But the win wasn’t as straightforward as had been predicted, with an understrength Scotland team making things difficult for La Blanquirroja. Peru needed a first half penalty, converted by Christian Cueva, to take the lead. A second half goal from Jefferson Farfan made sure of the victory. The win for Peru means that the UFWC title will definitely be contested at the FIFA World Cup, as subsequent challengers have all qualified for Russia 2018.


Doubts over Peru v Scotland UFWC title match

Doubts have surfaced over the eligibility of the Peru v Scotland UFWC title match, which will be played tomorrow, 29 May, at the Estadio Nacional del Peru in Lima. Scotland will field an understrength team, and there have been suggestions that the game will not therefore be considered an international ‘A’ match. An ‘A’ match is a game in which both countries field their first national representative teams. Only ‘A’ matches can be UFWC title matches. So will this match between the reigning unofficial champions and the all-time unofficial champs be a UFWC title match?