‘We are Cymru’: Wales football teams could change name after World Cup | Wales

Wales football teams could be named Cymru on the international stage in future, with the Football Association of Wales (FAW) considering a change after the World Cup.

Cymru – the Welsh name for Wales – is already used by the FAW in its internal and external communications and by staff at the governing body’s headquarters. The FAW chief executive, Noel Mooney, has said they may follow Turkey in asking to be renamed for international tournaments.

“The team should always be called Cymru, that’s what we call it here,” said the FAW . “Our view at the moment is that domestically…

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