Punjab Launches First Ever International Football Team

Via Punjab Football

Panjab National Football Team under the Panjab Football Association are now members of Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA).

The time has come for Panjab to showcase and develop the footballing talents of the community and now has the chance to play International Football.

ConIFA, the Confederation of Independent Football Associations, is the football federation for all associations outside FIFA. It’s a global acting non-profit organization that supports representatives of international football teams from nations, de-facto nations, regions, minority peoples and sports isolated territories. ConIFA was founded on the 7th of June 2013, and organized his first World Football Cup in June 2014 in Ostersund, Sweden.

Under CONIFA, Panjab national football team will be gracing the field of football, going head to head against other community nations.

Punjab Football Association

Panjab national football team will play against other national communities both home and away, some as far as Asia, North America and across Europe.

We will shortly be announcing the upcoming fixtures for Panjab for all the Panjabi people to enjoy and embrace this monumental historic moment together. Click here to find information regarding fixtures and results

More information about CONIFA click here.

CONIFA recently hosted a World Cup for community nations during 2014, please find click the link to view the video. Panjab will soon enjoy similar experiences with the support of the Panjabi community.

MISSION STATEMENT
Panjab-fa-footballTo establish a national football team representing the community of Panjab (North India) primarily from the UK and then from across the world.

To identify the best footballing talents across the globe, by holding football trials and events, in as many highly Panjabi populated nations.

To help find, develop and guide young talent to pursue football further.

To become a competitive national football team, playing friendlies both home and away as well as compete and participate at international tournaments.

The Association is formed to serve and entertain the Panjab based community.

To encourage fitness and well-being within the community through football and sports in general.

Panjab Football Association will stage community events both physical and none physical activities to promote the Panjab national team, healthy living, and community cohesion.

Promote and educate the community on the history, culture and changes effecting Panjab of today in the current climate.

To help provide a footballing platform to to those who desire to play, coach or become a football official. Courses will be setup with other footballing organisations to give opportunity to the community to learn the game further.

Panjab Football Association will encourage all the Panjabi based community to get involved with the initiatives without race,gender and disability discrimination. We will conduct an equal opportunity to the whole Panjabi community to promote a greater Panjab.

In the medium to long term, we aim to setup programmes and events to promote the fundamental beliefs of the Panjab Football Assocation.

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