Something from Evan Ream.
The Sacramento writer interviews the people behind putting together a “national” team that could compete in the world stage, but for CONIFA (Confederation of Independent Football Associations), which non-FIFA members or those nation/states with no diplomatic recognition can compete. Besides the upstart California outfit there is the Cascadia team which fields players from Oregon, Washington state, and British Columbia in Canada. Other members include Quebec and Kuskatan (Mexico) in what would be included as part of CONCACAF, and Hawaii which would be competing in Oceania.
Check it out–worth the read.