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World Cup for unrecognised states kicks off in Abkhazia

Football teams from 12 unrecognised countries are taking part in the 2016 Conifa World Cup being held in the breakaway Georgian republic of Abkhazia.

The participants range from de facto independent states, to autonomous regions that hope for autonomy in the future.

Rayhan Demytrie reports.

  • 01 Jun 2016
  • From the section Europe
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