- Micronational Football Association
Micronational Football Association Formation c. 2008 Type Football Association Headquarters Barnabaristius, Aspergic Empire of Dian Membership 11  President Barnaby Hands Website micronationalfa.webs.com
Micronational Football Association (MFA) is a Non-FIFA international football organisation solely for micronations. It is the fourth largest organization in the world of it's kind, behind the International Island Games Association (IGA), N.F.-Board and FIFA. Its headquarters are located in Barnabaristius, Aspergic Empire of Dian, and its current president is Barnaby Hands, who took the presidency on September 8, 2011, after founder Joe Foxon stood down from the position. The MFA is responsible for the organisation and governance of football's major micronational tournaments, most notably the MFA World Cup, the first edition of which will be held in 2013 MFA World Cup in Rukora.
The MFA currently has 11 member associations from 6 macronations, of which just two (DES Senya National Football Team and Pambia National Football Team) have played a match.
Micronational football had always lacked a governing body. Throughout the 1980's Vikesland and Molossia both expressed interest in playing football, although with the disestablishment of the North American Soccer League (NASL) in the mid-1980's, both nations abandoned plans. Sealand formed a football team in 2003, and joined the NF-Board in December 2003. The Micras sector founded the FMF in 2005, but this organisation only governed virtual fixtures between Micras nations. In 2008, the MFA was founded by Joe Foxon.
The organisation grew on the Wikia, especially in 2009, when the host nation was announced for the 2013 MFA World Cup. In 2010, the organisation expelled several nations, notably Tiana and Libertaria for inactivity, and in 2011 after the dissolution of Prometheus, membership fell to 8. However, Fiharaya and Pambia joined in the spring of 2011, and in the summer the Dale Empire (now Dale Republic) joined, meaning membership rose to 11.
On September 10, 2011, Joe Foxon was officially replaced as President of the MFA by Barnaby Hands, with Foxon siting personal reason for his unexpected departure. Hands quickly rolled out his first six-point annual plan, which would see the introduction of the VMFA and it's various competitions.
Current Rankings Rank Confederation Micronation Current Rank Change (from last month) Points 1 19 Oceanic Football Confederation (OCFC) Prometheus 2 0 Oceanic Football Confederation (OCFC) Surfer's Dunnes 31 0 European Football Confederation (EUFC) Bürgäria 31 0 British Isles Football Confederation (BIFC) DES Senya 31 Fiharaya 0 Asian Football Confederation (ASFC) Fiharaya 31 0 Oceanic Football Confederation (OCFC) Free Australia 31 0 North American Football Confederation (NAFC) Fundy 31 0 European Football Confederation (EUFC) Juclandia 31 0 Asian Football Confederation (ASFC) Los Bay Petros 31 0 British Isles Football Confederation (BIFC) Pambia 31 0 British Isles Football Confederation (BIFC) Rukora 31 0 European Football Confederation (EUFC) St.Charlie 31 0 British Isles Football Confederation (BIFC) USLSSR 31 0 Oceanic Football Confederation (OCFC) Woronora 31 0 British Isles Football Confederation (BIFC) Wyke 31 0 British Isles Football Confederation (BIFC) Dale Republic
NOTE: Prometheus & Surfer's Dunnes are ranked since they have both played. All other teams are ranked 31.
World rankings Position Team Points +/- Pts +/- Pts 1 Prometheus 18 + 17 > 2 Surfer's Dunnes 0 0 >
Teams are ranked 31 if they have not played any matches.
- ^ List of MFA Member nations as of August 2011
- ^ a b c d Micronational Football Association. MicroWiki, the micronational encyclopædia. Retrieved 2011-11-11.
- ^ List of MFA Members. MicroWiki, the micronational encyclopædia. Retrieved 2011-11-11.
- ^ a b c World Rankings Micronational Football Association. Retrieved 2011-11-11.
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