Road to Tunisia…
16 National Teams will participate in next WMF World Cup in Tunisia
2nd Minifootball World Cup
12th – 20th August 2017 World Minifootball Federation.
Between 11 and 20 August 2017
7 from Europe
4 from America (USA+3)
2 from Africa (Tunisia+1)
2 from Asia and Australia
1 Wild Card
The Draw will be in April 8th
La Tunisie organise le Championnat du monde de mini-football 2017La Tunisie a été unanimement choisie pour organiser la coupe du monde du Mini foot qui aura lieu en octobre 2017. La candidature de la Tunisie était en concurrence avec celle de Singapour. Le dossier présenté par la délégation tunisienne n’a pas manqué justement de faire pencher la balance. L’édition 2017 de cette importante échéance aura lieu donc en Tunisie Il s’agit là d’un grand honneur qui échoit à notre pays qui sera à l’occasion la capitale du Mini La Tunisie a été unanimement choisie pour abriter la Coupe du monde en octobre 2017, après avoir recueilli 12 voix sur 12 devant Singapour. Une telle marque d’attention ne manquera pas d’améliorer la visibilité de la Tunisie en tant que destination touristique, en tant que site de production international et surtout en tant que pays sécurisé.
World minifootball federation has used the opportunity to call up all executive committee to Hungary for general assembly. During EMF EURO 2016 in city of Szekesfehervár, one of the main topic was set up vote to decide who is going to be hosting next WMF World Cup 2017. And it is Tunisia!
All of 12 members has voted yes for north Tunisia will host WMF WC 2017. It is now sure that sixteen best countries in the World will fight for this biggest trophy during next October in Tunisia will host WMF WC 2017.
Now the hard work has to continue with clear goal. “The official press conference is taking place to announce Tunisia 2017 WMF World Cup. We have booked alreadywww.tunisia2017.com domain as championship official website address. On September, the 2nd we have final meetings with French company to finalise all details regarding stadium. Day after that we will discuss on ministry of tourism details about official hotel and promotion around the World, places for tourists and teams to visit during WC”, Mr. Achraf Ben Salha, Tunisian minifootball federation President told us. “We are finalising TV deal which will be sent to WMF. Also, many personalities from around the World has been invited to World Cup 2017 to our country. I will travel to UAE within next days to promote this championship and to have first talks regarding new partnership from this country” the first Tunisian minifootball person added.
What can we expect from WMF WC 2017 in Tunisia? Mr. Achraf Ben Salha has straight and fast answer: “We can expect that there will be minifootball BEFORE this World Cup and AFTER. We would like to write new history and to promote this sport around the World and to increase popularity big time. Our object is to get minifootball in to Olympic games 2024. And we will try to use this WC to reach this goal.”
WMF President, Mr. Filip Juda see this step as good for the future too. “Tunisia has confirmed why it has been consider as favourite for this event during last months. I am personally happy with this strong mandate of these elections. It is clear support message not only for this country, but to all African national minifootball associations from WMF members in other continents. This is support of progressive development of this sport. In the same time I feel this step as interesting chance how to increase our income from distribution of TV rights, which we will offer via one important Arabic TV station.”
Tunisia, good luck with all hard work and see you in October 2017!