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Japan 1-0 Vietnam

Japan 1-0 Vietnam Kobe, 7 October 2011 Scorer: Lee Japan defeated Vietnam in this friendly match to retain the UFWC title, and claim the Kirin Challenge Cup. The match was a warm-up for Japan, who play Tajikistan in a World Cup Qualifier on Tuesday. Alberto Zaccheroni’s team have now been Unofficial Football World Champions for […]


Catch-up: a fairly comprehensive UFWC re-cap

With the next Unofficial Football World Championships title match just over a week away, we’re going to take a moment to catch up on all things UFWC. First of all, if you’re new to the UFWC, what on Earth is it about? Basically it’s an alternative way of working out the best team in the […]


Vietnam: new challengers for Japan’s UFWC crown

The next challengers for Japan’s UFWC title are Vietnam. Hardly footballing giants, the South Asian nation has never competed in the UFWC, and indeed is relatively new to international football. They will certainly be underdogs when the two side meet in Kobe for a Kirin Challenge Cup / UFWC title match on 7 October. But […]