MVFF World Cup

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2017 MVFF World Cup 2017
Official Logo of the 2017 MVFF World Cup
Tournament details
Host countryPolishRepublicOfFreeland.png Polish Republic of Freeland
Dates20 August 2017- 30 August 2017
Teams8
Venue(s)(in 1 host city)


Overview

The MVFF World Cup 2017 will be the first edition of the MVFF World Cup.It will be organized by The Micronational Virtual Football Federation.It will either have 8 or 12 teams.The host will be the Polish Republic of Freeland after a landslide victory in the bidding process.All matches will be played at the Viten Arena which has a virtual capacity of 35,000.

Host selection

Three member micronations placed a bid to host the event.The Polish Republic of Freeland, and a joint bid of the Republic of Farrar and the Republic of New Saarland. On the 9th March 2017 in the MVFF motion room the voting for the World Cup and other events.The Polish Republic of Freeland was victorious after beating the joint Farrar Republican/New Saarlandian bid by two points.One vote was invalid as one member state voted for Coria which did not place a bid.

2017 MVFF bidding Votes
Polish Republic of Freeland 3
Republic of Farrar/New Saarland 1
Invalid 1

Branding

The Polish Republic of Freeland is making a Tournament logo soon.

Sponsorship

Sponsors are to be confirmed.

Host Stadiums

Both stadiums for the World Cup are in the Polish Republic of Freeland because they are the hosts.Two stadiums will be used with Viten Arena 2 being used mostly for the group stages.

Qualification

Qualification is to be implemented through 'small' competitions such as the DG Cup.But it is likely that participants will qualify through invitation.A 'wildcard' and 'most popular member' slot will be available. Coria was the first team to qualify through this process after winning the DG Cup.

Confirmed Teams

Team Qualified as Qualified on Previous appearances in tournament Previous best
performance
More
PolishRepublicOfFreeland.png Polish Republic of Freeland Host 9 March 2017 N/A N/A
Coria DG Cup Winner 13 March 2017 N/A N/A
Quailiaflag.jpg Quailia Edwin Farrar Cup Winner 1 May 2017 N/A N/A
Florian Republicflag.svg The Florian Republic MVFF Challenge Cup 2017 Runner-up* 16 May 2017 N/A N/A
TBC EuroChamiponship Winner 2017 N/A N/A
TBC MVFF Americas Cup Winner 2017 N/A N/A
TBC 'Wildcard' 2017 N/A N/A
TBC 'Invitation' 2017 N/A N/A


~*The Florian Republic qualify as Coria have already qualified for the World Cup by winning the DG Cup.

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