The WMF World Cup of Minifootball Ras Al Khaimah 2023, and the official draw is scheduled for June, 20 at 17:30 local time in the United Arab Emirates.
The prestigious event will take place at the stunning Movenpick Resort Al Marjan Island and will be attended by distinguished guests, including representatives from the World Minifootball Federation (WMF), ambassadors of participating countries, officials from the Ras Al Khaimah government, as well as presidents and coaches of WMF-affiliated organizations.
The ceremony will start with opening speeches by renowned representatives, including a representative from the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA), WMF President Filip Juda, and a representative from the Abu Dhabi/Dubai Sports Council. These speeches will set the stage for an exciting event that highlights global unity and passion for minifootball.
The highlight of the event will be the official draw. The draw will determine the group stage matchups, with 32 national teams divided into 8 groups of 4 teams each. The competition format follows a similar structure to the FIFA World Cup, with a group stage where teams compete against each other within their groups. The top two teams from each group will advance to the knockout stage, which includes the round of 16, quarterfinals, semifinals, and the highly anticipated final.
Powerhouses such as Brazil, Mexico, and the Czech Republic have already confirmed their participation, adding excitement and competitiveness to the tournament. The draw will unveil intriguing matchups that will captivate fans around the world and set the stage for thrilling encounters throughout the competition.
"We are thrilled to announce the official draw of the WMF World Cup of Minifootball Ras Al Khaimah 2023," said WMF President Filip Juda.
"This marquee event brings together the best minifootball talents from around the world, and we are confident that the draw will generate excitement and anticipation for what promises to be an extraordinary tournament. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the Ras Al Khaimah government and all involved for their invaluable support in making this event a reality."
The WMF World Cup of Minifootball Ras Al Khaimah 2023 will not only showcase the pinnacle of minifootball excellence, but also provide a platform for cultural exchange and friendship among nations. This global gathering of passionate athletes and dedicated fans promises to be a celebration of the sport and an unforgettable experience for all involved.
For more information about the WMF World Cup of Minifootball and updates on the tournament, please visit the official website of the World Minifootball Federation at www.minifootball.com or www.wmfworldcup.com.
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