The Kurdistan national team Rebels at CONIFA World Cup. The team vied within the 2008 tournament for the start time, finishing within fourth place after a 3–1 loss to Sápmi. Their 1st and sorely needed win within the 2008 tournament came against Provence.
In 2008, within the fifth General Meeting, Kurdistan was granted full membership to the NF Board but was an unsuccessful candidate to host the 2010 tournament. once losing within the finals in each of the 2009 and 2010 tournaments. Kurdistan eventually became champions on home turf in 2012, defeating Northern Cyprus 2–1 ahead of twenty-two, thousand fans.
In 2018 The Kurdistan soccer team’s players in anticipation of the CONIFA World soccer Cup included twenty-eight native players chosen from soccer clubs within the Kurdistan League.
The Kurdistan national team opened a coaching camp for all players underneath the supervision of a local coach, Khasro Gwrun, 2 assistant coaches and a goalkeeper coach. The coaches would then opt for twenty-three players to represent the team at the tournament.
The draw for the 2018 CONIFA World soccer Cup was completed on April one that includes twelve international groups, together with Kurdistan national team. The matches we’re regular to be played in Russia’s Abkhazia Region in June.
Group A: Abkhazia, Chagos Islands, Western Hayastan
Group B: Kurdistan, Székely Land, United Koreans in Japan
Group C: Northern Cyprus, Romany folks, Raetia
Group D: Panjab, Sápmi, Somaliland
CONIFA is the soccer federation representing all associations outside of FIFA, the governance for soccer. CONIFA is a “global acting non-profit organization that supports representatives of international soccer groups from nations, de-facto nations, regions, minority peoples and sports isolated territories,” in step with its official mandate.
CONIFA was formed on June seven, 2013, and arranged its 1st World soccer Cup in June 2014 in Ostersund, Sweden.
In 2012, the Kurdistan national team won that tournament organized in Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan Region, with an exhilarating 2-1 final win against Northern Cyprus. At the primary CONIFA World soccer Cup in 2014, Kurdistan placed sixth.