Denmark national cerebral palsy football team

Denmark national cerebral palsy football team
Federation Danish Sports Organzation for the Disabled
IFCPF ranking 18
Highest IFCPF ranking 18 (July 2011, September 2012, 2016)
Lowest IFCPF ranking 21 (August 2013, November 2014)

Denmark national cerebral palsy football team is the national cerebral football team for Denmark that represents the team in international competitions. The team has never participated in the Paralympic Games but has been involved with several international tournaments.


Danish Sports Organzation for the Disabled manages the national team.[1] In May 2013, an IFCPF coaching workshop was held in Austria. It was attended by coaches from Austria, Singapore, Italy, Denmark and Jordan. The goal was to develop coaches for both national and international level competitions.[2] While Denmark was active in participating in international regional competitions by 2016, the country did not have a national championships to support national team player development.[3]


Denmark was ranked eighteenth in the world by the IFCPF in 2016.[4] The team was ranked twenty-first in the world in August 2013 and November 2014.[5][6] In July 2011 and September 2012, the team was ranked eighteenth.[7][8]


The country has never participated in a Paralympic Games since the sport made its debut at the 1984 Games.[9] Denmark has participated in a number of international tournaments. The team was scheduled to participate in the 2016 IFCPF Qualification Tournament World Championships in Vejen, Denmark in early August. The tournament tournament was part of the qualifying process for the 2017 IFCPF World Championships. Other teams scheduled to participate included Scotland, Canada, Portugal, Iran, Northern Ireland, Australia, Venezuela, Japan, Republic of South Korea, Germany, and Spain.[10][11]

Competition Location Year Total Teams Result Ref
Dublin Friendship Cup Dublin, Ireland 2016 [12]
Northern European Open Championship Denmark 2015 4 [13][14]
Euro Football 7-a-side Maia, Portugal 2014 11 10 [15]


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  11. "La Selección de parálisis cerebral busca el Mundial de Argentina". AS (in Spanish). AS. July 26, 2016. Retrieved August 29, 2016.
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  13. "Tournaments — CP Football". Retrieved 2016-08-25.
  14. "Denmark host Northern European Open Championship — CP Football". Retrieved 2016-08-25.
  15. "Final results of the European Championships 2014 Football 7-a-side". CPISRA. 2014. Retrieved August 25, 2016.
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