History of the cup

History of the cup

Challenge Cup of the World Football Championship for the Deaf.

Ukraine won the World Cup, but will not receive the original World Deaf Football Championship trophy.

The World Deaf Football Championship is one of the most famous trophies in world sport. The Ukrainian national team became champions and the Championship Cup – 2023.

Following the results of the final match, the players and coaches of the Ukrainian national team were awarded gold medals and the World Championship Cup.

The Cup weighs 7 kilograms, the players held the Cup during the presentation of awards and celebrations, and that’s it…

The football players will return to their homeland, Ukraine, with a copy of the trophy they won.

Immediately following the awards ceremony and celebration, the World Cup was placed in a safe in China under heavy security and returned to DIFA headquarters where it will be kept until the next World Cup and events surrounding the tournament.