The fifth IFP Congress took place on 25th March 2017 at the Hilton Garden Inn near Heathrow in London, UK. IFP’s member nations in attendance included Austria, Brazil, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Israel, Lithuania, Macedonia, Mexico, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden, Ukraine and UK. National federation representatives were introduced to the new Match Poker software along with a few media personnel on the Friday evening and played a short media tournament to get a better understanding of the system.
The formal IFP Congress session followed on the Saturday morning where the IFP Statutes were amended to adopt the WADA code and IFP president Patrick Nally along with his board were re-elected for another 4 years. After a short lunch break the IFP Presidents Cup was played out on Saturday afternoon with the winning team including Swedish NF Chairman Ulf Engström, Czech Republic NF president Martin Frasko and FIFA representative Nick Lau!