WorldNET 2013 draws closer

The Internet Football Association (IFA) are delighted to announce their annual tournament, WorldNET 2013, which will be held in Preston, at the University of Central Lancashire’s Sports Arena on July 20/21 2013.

WorldNET is a two-day knockout tournament which marks the end of one IFA season and the start of another. On the Friday night before competition starts, the IFA Challenge Cup final takes place, while teams arrive on site and meet up to renew old acquaintances and forge new friendships as the evening progresses. 32 teams have entered and been drawn into groups to play round-robin matches on the Saturday, with the group winners and best runners-up progressing to the WorldNET Cup on the Sunday, while the remaining teams battle it out for the WorldNET Plate. Teams are also encouraged to play friendlies against each other in the breaks between both group and knockout games.

As well as the football and social aspects of the tournament, WorldNET 2013 will also be working with prominent football organisations who will partner us at the event – Kick it Out, Football Supporters Federation and The Safe Standing Roadshow, who will be exhibiting their rail seat model, will all be in attendance. We are also delighted to announce our chosen charity partners for the weekend, The Mark Gorry Foundation and the Kit collection by Kit Aid.

This is the 18th edition of the tournament, which was first held in 1996. The full history of the WorldNET tournament can be found on the following link –

Further information about the IFA, it’s aims and history can be found on the following link –

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