2017 Surrey International Open

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2017 Surrey International Open
Tournament details
Host country Surrey IFA Flag.png Surrey
Dates Summer 2017
Teams 4-6
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Matches played 11


The 2017 Surrey International Open is the first installment of International Surrey Football's (ISF) Surrey International Open and is sanctioned by non-FIFA governing body ConIFA as a 2018 ConIFA World Football Cup qualification competition. The tournament will be hosted in a yet to be determined stadium around Surrey, England and will be organised by International Surrey Football.

The competition is currently scheduled to feature 6 teams.

Tournament

Six teams are expected to take part and were originally planned to include 3 English county sides, including hosts Surrey, and 3 international ConIFA members, teams unavailable to participate in the 2017 ConIFA European Football Cup. However, following a discussion between the ISF President and ConIFA General Secretary it was instead proposed that the competition would host 5 ConIFA members as well as Surrey giving the competition ConIFA sanctioning and designation as a ConIFA World Football Cup Qualifying competition.

Venue

All the games are expected to be played at a single venue, ideally a ground that uses a 3G playing surface to best ensure that the pitch is most suitable to endure the playing demands. Given the high fixture demands, best limiting pitches to 3G surfaces, possible venues include Sutton United FC, Carshalton Athletic FC and Whyteleafe FC, although no venue has yet been announced. When initially contact was made National League side Sutton United FC quickly stood out as favourites having previously hinted interest at hosting the now cancelled ConIFA European Football Cup, discussions with the club progressed quickly with International Surrey Football agreeing a meeting with Sutton United FC representatives to discuss the ideas for the competition at length.

TBC
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Capacity: TBC

Participants

Qualification was done by invitation from International Surrey Football, and could include FIFA, ConIFA, Island Games, County or club sides. Teams shown were invited by the ISF but their participation is not final and may be subject to change based on team availability.

Team Continent Finals
appearance
Previous
appearance
Previous best
performance
Notes
Noflag.png Barawa Africa 1st N/A N/A
Chagos Islands Flag.png Chagos Islands Africa 1st N/A N/A
Noflag.png Panjab Asia 1st N/A N/A
Flag of Sealand.png Sealand Europe 1st N/A N/A
Flag of Somaliland svg.png Somaliland Africa 1st N/A N/A
Surrey IFA Flag.png Surrey Europe 1st N/A N/A Host
Noflag.png Tamil Eelam Asia 1st N/A N/A
Royal Standard Of Scotland.png United Communities of Alba Europe 1st N/A N/A Non-ConIFA

Matches

Group Stage

The group stages will feature two groups of three teams, dividing the teams into two groups, the county group and international group.

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
A1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
B1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
B2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
B3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Knockout stage

  Semifinals Final
 Winner Group A    
 Runner-up Group B    
 
     Winner Match 7  
   Winner Match 8  
Third place
 Winner Group B    Loser Match 7  
 Runner-up Group A      Loser Match 8  

Fifth place match

Semi-Final

Third place match

Final

See Also