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Albanian Minifootball Association partner with EMF

Albania is the latest country to join the EMF as partner organization and will send a national team to EMF EURO 2018 in August as well as club teams to EMF Champions League in Slovenia. The Albanian Minifootball Association represented by Mr. Ervin Bytyci, participated in the EMF general assembly for the second time in Budapest [...] Thursday 01 March 2018 13:19

Azerbaijan, Belgium and Switzerland join EMF

During the EMF general assembly held last weekend in Budapest, the EMF has accepted 3 new members: Azebaijan, Belgium and Switzerland. Azerbaijan Minifootball Association presented to the general assembly their vision for developing the sport in the country together with very strong commercial partners such as the Azfar Group. After fulfilling all the legal requierments [...] Tuesday 27 February 2018 12:12
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EMF EURO 2018 is coming to Kiev

On Friday February 23rd EMF announced in Budapest that the European national championship, EMF EURO 2018 will take place in Kiev in 12-18 August. Ukrainian minifootball association together with the city of sport complex in Kiev will host the event after signing an agreement with the EMF. The city of sports complex is located on [...] Sunday 25 February 2018 08:08

The race for hosting EMF EURO 2018 is in it’s final stages

5 cities are in the final candidates list for hosting EMF EURO 2018. The application process has entered the last stage and the following cities are in the race: Torino (Italy), Katowice (Poland), Subotica (Serbia), Kiev (Ukraine) and Astana (Kazakhstan). During EURO 2017 the mayor of Subotica was EMF’s guest in Brno, Czech Rep., and [...] Tuesday 21 November 2017 00:20
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Czech World Champions to turn Pro in USA

After the world cup last month in Tunisia, Czech national team players, Jan Koudelka, and keepr Ondřej Bíro received an offer to join the professional American Arena Soccer. Major Arena Soccer League is played by sixteen teams (fourteen American and two Mexican) divided into four divisions and attracts foreign players, mostly from Brazil, who earn an average $3,000 [...] Sunday 12 November 2017 12:18

Minifootball in Kazakhstan reaches new heights

Historic milestone for minifootball as a new dedicated stadium for the sport was inaugurated in Kazakhstan’s capital, Astana. The Minifootball Association in Kazakhstan built a stadium with a capacity of 1,000 seats and TV broadcasting positions and adjacent training pitch is expected to bring minifootball in Kazakhstan to the next level. The stadium was launched in high level [...] Monday 06 November 2017 11:55

FYR Macedonia – New EMF Member

Last week during EMF EURO 2017 in Brno, EMF General assembly voted unanimously to accept a new member federation from FYR Macedonia. The Macedonian Minifootball Association established in 2011 has been organizing 6-a-side tournaments in 4 cities across the country: Skopje, Bitola, Kumanovo, Strumica. Since neighboring countries like Bulgaria, Greece and Serbia are well established [...] Wednesday 21 June 2017 22:07

Friendly matches across Europe as EMF EURO 2017 gets closer

Last weekend the Minifootball family has stepped up preparations for EMF EURO 2017. In the North the Baltic cup tournament with Germany, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, and in the south friendly matches between neighboring countries. Hungary traveled to Croatia and Serbia traveled to Bosnia. The national teams have taken the preparations to the next level [...] Monday 22 May 2017 11:23

Armenian minifootball going to the next level

Last weekend minifootball in Armenia made a huge step with spectator filled matches in the national championship finals. 13 teams participated in this year’s tournament, organized by Armenian Minifootball Federation. Matches tool place in the RAU stadium artificial pitch in front of hundreds of spectators. “Gran Candy” team won the championship and will represent Armenia [...] Tuesday 18 April 2017 22:35

Former Croatian international footballer joins Minifootball family

Jerko Leko, former Coatian international football player has officially joined Minifootball club Dinamo Zagreb. The 36 year old midfielder retired from professional football at the end of last season after a successful career with 59 caps for Croatian national team and staring in top clubs such as Dinamo Zagreb, Dinamo Kiev and AS Monaco. In [...] Sunday 26 March 2017 20:20