Country Coordinators 

CFL UK, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, 

Liechtenstein, France, Belguim, Holland, USA,

Japan, Korea, China

CFL Italia

Marco Pupeschi

Born in Rome, Marco is a responsible for all  the CFL Italian business and he has been very successful in forging great business relationships with the likes of  Juventus, Inter, Milan, AS Roma, SSC Napoli and of course the Italian Federation. He has lived in England for many years and speaks fluent English as a native speaker and has worked on numerous football language projects in Italy, England and France (Euro 2016).


Marco has an incredible passion for football that is reflected in the quality of the services offered to the Italian clubs and to the Italian national team. He is the Coordinator of the CFL team for the World Cup in Russia 2018. (Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio)


CFL Greece (Ελλάδα)

 Giorgio Alfogiannis



Giorgio, born in Rome – Italy, is a former AEK and Atromitos left back and central defender.  His football career was interrupted at 27 due to continuous injuries. He comes from a family of footballers: his father was a goalkeeper (AEK) and his two brothers also played professional football: Dimitris was a goalkeeper in the 1980's and was the Greek Superleague player's union spokesman. Kostas (AEK youth team) was a defender and midfielder.


Giorgio has had, among other important names of Hellenic football, as team mate Stelios Manolas (best Greek defender of all time and Greek national captain at the 1994 USA World Cup) uncle of Kostas of AS ROMA. His older brother, Dimitris, was a goalkeeper, he played in the Hellenic First League with AEK, Atromitos, Aigaleo, Proodeftiki, Ethnikos and abroad in the USA and Cyprus (Pafos FC) where he was elected for 2 years the best goalkeeper of the First League of Cyprus.

He has a lot of experience with all types of interpreting services for press conferences in European competitions between Italian and Greek clubs, both in Italy and in Greece.  Giorgio was the in-house CFL Udinese Italian tutor for their foreign players and in 5 years he taught more than 110 professional footballers, about 20 young players and he has also taught their families. He collaborated with Udinese Calcio from 2011 to 2016 assisting all the foreign players of the club with excellent results.

In 2006, he introduced the CFL professional linguistic services also in Greece, starting the collaboration with all the clubs involved in the European competitions and with the Hellenic Football Federation.

In 2018 he worked for 6 games. (Hellenic Football Federation)



CFL Espana

Toni Navarro

Toni has been the CFL Espana coordinator since season 2007/2008. At present CFL Espana provides football interpreters and translators to more than half of the clubs in La Liga. We have a very long and close relationship with FC Barcelona and the Spanish FA. Toni always takes on as many English/Spanish football interpreting assignments himself as possible, and is always there to offer language support to all CFL Espana football clients..

Toni has put together a very professional, reliable and football expert interpreter team, who very often have to go on jobs in twos, threes and even four interpreters to a job. This means working very closely via relay in the simultaneous interpreting booths and the CFL Espana football interpreter team has a fantastic reputation.

CFL Espana also provides interpreters for Basketball, Handball and major events. Toni is always there to coordinate every job in his very pleasant, positive and professional manner.


CFL Scandinavia


Jan was born in Denmark and moved to Germany when he was 18 years old. He has lived there since then, but visits his home country very frequently together with his family. His passion for football has always been big to the point where he almost got to play for the national team. Jan has also worked in the field of football for a very long time.


For two years now Jan has exclusively been working with football. He just recently founded a new club in Northern Germany.

Qualification: 3 years ago he got the UEFA A Licence, which is the second highest level after the P-Licence. Jan is qualified to coach a Bundesliga team for one year with a special permit.

Jan has been the CFL Denmark and Norway coordinator since season 2013/2014 and has built up a close relationship with the Danish FA. (Danish Football Federation)


CFL Sweden

Andrea Marinelli

Born and raised in Rome, Italy, Andrea moved to Stockholm, Sweden in 2004. His cooperation with CFL started in 2009. A few years later he became Country Coordinator in Sweden. Andrea has lived in Malmö since 2013 in the south of Sweden and is a great fan of Italian and Swedish football.

Jan is always happy to travel anywhere to work as a Swedish/English/Italian football interpreter and has taken on many assignments in Italy for Italian clubs playing against Swedish clubs in the UEFA Europa League. (Swedish Football Federation) 

life as an interpreter
marc wembly interpreter