By Samvel Sukiasyan from Stepanakert
The opening ceremony of CONIFA European Cup was held in Stepanakert on Satuday, June 1.
The matches of the first round will start on June 2. The group stage will continue to June 4, while the final is set for June 9.
The Artsakh squad will face Abkhazia, Chameria and Sapmi in Group A.
Western Armenia's Group B rivals are South Ossetia, Szekely Land and Padania.
The CONIFA European Football Cup is an international football tournament for states, minorities, stateless peoples and regions unaffiliated with FIFA with an affiliation to Europe.