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Nouvelle Fédération-Board
Formation 12 December 2003
Type Federation of associations
Headquarters Narbonne, France
Membership officially 40
President President
Christophe Croze

The N.F.-Board (Nouvelle Fédération-Board), is a federation of football associations established on 12 December 2003. It is made up of teams that represent nations, dependencies, unrecognized states, minorities, stateless peoples, regions and micronations not affiliated to FIFA. One of the founders is Luc Misson, a lawyer who represented Belgian footballer Jean-Marc Bosman in a case that led to the Bosman ruling.

The N.F.-Board states that everyone has the "right to play competitive football"., They also organized the VIVA World Cup which took place for the first time in November 2006, in Occitania.

The N.F.-Board organised its 5th VIVA World Cup in June 2012, which was hosted by Kurdistan. A record nine teams featured with the hosts defeating Northern Cyprus 2-1 in the final in front of 22,000 fans. The 2012 VIVA was considered the most successful and competitive finals since the tournament began.


The following list of member FAs is from the official N.F.-Board website. The list here only displays the active and still existing FAs. An (†) delineates members who have taken part in at least one VIVA World Cup match:. An (*) delineates members who terminated or are not affiliated to the NF-Board anymore. The "type of membership" is defined by the NF-Board. There is no definition of the types meaning. The N.F.-Board's website contains a list referred to 40 members: 31 affiliated members and 9 provisional members.

Affiliated members

  •  Aramean Syriac†*
  •  Chagos Islands*
  •  Gozo†*
  •  Iraqi Kurdistan
  •  Monaco
  •  Northern Cyprus
  •  Occitania
  •  Padania†*
  •  Provence†*
  •  Sápmi
  •  Tamil Eelam
  •  Saugeais
  •  Sealand
  •  Cascadia (USA, Canada)

Provisional members

  •  Darfur
  •  Raetia
  •  Western Sahara
  •  Zanzibar

See also

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