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Countries that play....
Finland has been a FIPFA member since 2013. With Denmark, Finland is one of the European countries who play both Powerchair Football and Hockey.
The United States of America is one of the founding members of the Fedaration. FIPFA was created during an international meeting hold in Atlanta in July 2006.
Austria is a FIPFA member since 2014. Powerchair Football has been played in Austria since 2013. It started with a demonstration of French players and a few Austrian viewers
England is one of the founding members of FIPFA. In this country Powerchair Football is recognized and supported by the National Football Federation (FA).
Canada is one of the founding members of FIPFA. Like in France, Powerchair Football has been played since the early 80′s. Canada is member of FIPFA since 2006.
Australia is a FIPFA member since 2011. The Australian Powerchair Football national team took part in the second FIPFA World Cup of Powerchair Football in Paris in 2011.
Denmark is one of the FIPFA founding member of FIPFA. The country organise in 2016 the 3rd EPFA Champions Cup, the elite Club competition for European powerchair football teams.
Portugal is one of the founding members of FIPFA. The city of Coimbra hosted the 2005 event where the founding members met to create the initial rules and regulations.
Argentina joined FIPFA in 2013. Powerchair Football developed quickly in this country where soccer like a religion! The Argentinian PF association is a dynamic member.
Ireland has been a member of FIPFA since 2010. In July 2014 the country hosted the inaugural European Nations Cup in Limerick which was a great success.
Brazil has been member of FIPFA since 2011. Several teams practice Powerchair Football and the first Brazilian national tournament took place in Rio in November 2012.
Belgium is a founding member of FIPFA.The Belgian teams have been part of the French championship for 15 years. The national team has participated in the last two World Cups.
Japan is a founding member of FIPFA. Tokyo hosted the first FIPFA World Cup in 2007. Seven countries were represented and all matches were already broadcast live on the web!
Thanks to the dynamics in the Alicante province, Powerchair Football finally developed in this beautiful country! Spain joined FIPFA in 2014 and is an active member.
Scotland has been a member of FIPFA since 2010. With the support of the wheelchair football association, several teams have practiced Powerchair Football since 2009.
Switzerland has been a member of FIPFA since 2009 and discover Powerchair Football during a sport demonstration organised in Geneva by the FIPFA and France.
Just like Argentina, Uruguay participated in their first international competition in Rio de Janeiro in May 2014. This country recently joined FIPFA, with the support of its neighbour, Argentina.
Germany is a FIPFA member since 2017. The country organised a friendly tournament, “The HausRheinsberg Cup”, this year in May, and Invited two Austrian Powerchair Football teams.
New-Zealand is a FIPFA members since 2017. The country participated in their first international competition (Asia/Pacific/Oceania Cup) in 2013, with Australia and Japan.
Present in Ireland, and Scotland, Powerchair Football is also being played in Wales. An English delegation visited in this country with the aim of further benefiting our sport.
In Hong Kong, several players have been practising Powerchair Football for several years. This country is in contact with our Federation since more than ten years.
India is a FIPFA member since 2017. The country wants to quickly develop the Powerchair Football and join the other countries of the Asia/Pacific zone.
South-Korea was one of the founding members of FIPFA, but relatively little has developed. Currently, South Korea has 8 teams and had their first National tournament in June of 2014.
Present at the conference in Paris 2012, the 2 representatives from Italy announced their intention to promote Powerchair Football in the country. They have now 6 teams.
Things are moving in Turkey! This country is FIPFA member since 2017. The European Zone hopes to see this country join the large Powerchair Football family very soon.
Poland has been a member of FIPFA since 2010. Several teams have practiced Powerchair Football since 2009 and more particularly in Zamość, in the south of the country.
Singapore has been a member of FIPFA since 2010. Several teams practiced Powerchair Football since 2009 and the FIPFA organised a clinic in 2010.
Powerchair Football started in Northern Ireland in 2007 with one club (Belfast Trailblazers). They entered 2 teams into the AIPF League (Ireland)
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