The UENA Orioni 2018 World Cup
was the 3rd running of the international football tournament contested by the men's national teams of the member associations of UENA. It was scheduled to take place in Orioni
throughout June and July 2018. It was the first World Cup to be held in Orioni. Sunset Sea Islands
won the World Cup, after beating Variota
in a sudden death penalty kick shootout following the two teams tieing in regulation and neither team scoring during extended play.
The tournament involved 16 national teams from the three major confederations, which include 15 teams determined through qualifying competitions and the automatically qualified host team. A total of 31 matches were played at venues located in 14 cities across the country. The opening match took place on June 14th at the Zuidmax Stadium in Zuidhaven and the final took place on July 14th at the New National Stadium in O'polis. (See more...)