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Confederación de Fútbol Asociación de Norte, Centro América y el Caribe


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Formation 1961
Type Sports organisation
Headquarters New York, United States of America
Membership 40 member associations
President Jack A Warner
Website http://www.concacaf.com/

CONCACAF (the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football) is the continent-wide governing body for football in North America, Central America and the Caribbean. Three South American entities, the independent nations of Guyana and Suriname, and the French department of French Guiana, are also members. The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about the state. ... Motto: (traditional) In God We Trust (official, 1956–present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at the federal level; English de facto Government Federal Republic  - President George W. Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence - Declared - Recognized... This is a list of the mens national football (soccer) teams in the world. ... President is a title held by many leaders of organizations, companies, trade unions, universities, and countries. ... Austin Jack Warner (b. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... North America North America is a continent [1] in the Earths northern hemisphere and (chiefly) western hemisphere. ... For other uses, see Central America (disambiguation). ... West Indies redirects here. ... South America South America is a continent crossed by the equator, with most of its area in the Southern Hemisphere. ... A department is a part of a larger organization with a specific responsibility. ...


A full list of member nations can be seen here. This is a list of the mens national football (soccer) teams in the world. ...


CONCACAF was founded in its current form in 1961, with the fusion of CCCF and NAFC, and is one of the six continental confederations affiliated with FIFA. Its primary administrative functions are to organize competitions for national teams and clubs, and to conduct World Cup qualifying tournaments. Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Confederacion Centroamericana y del Caribe de Futbol (Football Confederation of Central America and the Carribean) was a forerunner to the CONCACAF as the governing body of soccer in Central America and the nations in the Caribbean until 1963, when it merged with the North American Football Confederation to form... The North American Football Confederation was a forerunner to the CONCACAF as the governing body of soccer in North America until 1963, when it merged with the CCCF/Confederacion Centroamericana y del Caribe de Futbol to form CONCACAF. The NAFC name was revived briefly in the early 1990s to determine... This article is about an international football organization. ... The FIFA World Cup Trophy, which has been awarded to the world champions since 1974. ...

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World Cup Qualifiers

See also: 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification (CONCACAF)

The following table shows the CONCACAF representatives at each edition of the FIFA World Cup, sorted by first appearance. The CONCACAF qualification stage for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa has 35 national teams competing for the three berths given automatically to CONCACAF by FIFA. The fourth place finisher will play a two game playoff with the CONMEBOL fifth place finisher[1] for a possible fourth berth. ... For the club competition, see FIFA Club World Cup. ...



Team Flag of Uruguay
1930
Flag of Italy
1934
Flag of France
1938
Flag of Brazil
1950
Flag of Switzerland
1954
Flag of Sweden
1958
Flag of Chile
1962
Flag of England
1966
Flag of Mexico
1970
Flag of West Germany
1974
Flag of Argentina
1978
Flag of Spain
1982
Flag of Mexico
1986
Flag of Italy
1990
Flag of the United States
1994
Flag of France
1998
Flag of South Korea Flag of Japan
2002
Flag of Germany
2006
Total
Flag of Mexico Mexico 13
Flag of the United States USA 8
Flag of Costa Rica Costa Rica 3
Flag of El Salvador El Salvador 2
Flag of Haiti Haiti 1
Flag of Honduras Honduras 1
Flag of Canada Canada 1
Flag of Cuba Cuba 1
Flag of Jamaica Jamaica 1
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 1
Total 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 4 32

Image File history File links Flag_of_Uruguay. ... The 1930 FIFA World Cup was the first football World Cup tournament ever staged. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy_(1861-1946). ... Qualifying countries The 1934 FIFA World Cup was the second World Cup staged, and was hosted in Italy from May 27 to June 10. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Qualifying countries The 1938 FIFA World Cup was the third staging of the World Cup, and was held in France from June 4 to June 19. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Qualifying countries The 1950 FIFA World Cup was the only one not decided by a knockout final. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Switzerland. ... Qualifying countries The 1954 Football World Cup was held in Switzerland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Qualifying countries The 1958 FIFA World Cup, the sixth staging of the World Cup, was hosted by Sweden from June 8 to June 28. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Chile. ... Qualifying countries The 1962 FIFA World Cup, the seventh staging of the World Cup, was held in Chile from May 30 to June 17. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England. ... Qualifying countries The 1966 FIFA World Cup, the eighth staging of the World Cup, was held in England from July 11 to July 30. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Qualifying countries The 1970 FIFA World Cup, the ninth staging of the World Cup, was held in Mexico, from May 31 to June 21. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Qualifying countries The 1974 FIFA World Cup, the tenth staging of the World Cup, was held in West Germany from June 13 to July 7. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Argentina. ... The 1978 FIFA World Cup, the 11th staging of the World Cup, was held in Argentina between June 1 and June 25. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... The 1982 FIFA World Cup, the 12th staging of the World Cup, was held in Spain from June 13 to July 11. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... The 1986 FIFA World Cup, the 13th staging of the FIFA World Cup, was held in Mexico from May 31 to June 29. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... The 1990 FIFA World Cup, the 14th staging of the World Cup, was held in Italy from June 8 to July 8. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Qualifying countries The 1994 FIFA World Cup, the 15th staging of the FIFA World Cup, was held in the United States from June 17 to July 17, 1994. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... 1998 World Cup redirects here. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Korea. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... 2002 World Cup redirects here. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... 2006 World Cup redirects here. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Costa_Rica. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_El_Salvador. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Haiti. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Honduras. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Trinidad_and_Tobago. ...

Competitions

National teams

North American Zone

Central American Zone Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ...

Caribbean Zone Image File history File links Flag_of_Belize. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Costa_Rica. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_El_Salvador. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Guatemala. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Honduras. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Nicaragua. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Panama. ...

Image File history File links Flag_of_Anguilla. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Antigua_and_Barbuda. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Aruba. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Bahamas. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Barbados. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bermuda. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_British_Virgin_Islands. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Cayman_Islands. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Dominica. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Dominican_Republic. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Grenada. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Guyana. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Haiti. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Martinique. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Montserrat. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands_Antilles. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Puerto_Rico. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Saint_Kitts_and_Nevis. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Saint_Lucia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Saint_Vincent_and_the_Grenadines. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... First International A&B 2 - 1 Saint-Martin (Antigua and Barbuda; November 1, 1994) Largest win Saint-Martin 3 - 1 Montserrat (Saint-Martin; February 6, 2001) Saint-Martin 3 - 1 Anguilla (Saint-Martin; February 10, 2001) Worst defeat Jamaica 12 - 0 Saint-Martin (Kingston, Jamaica; November 24, 2004) World Cup... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sint_Maarten. ... First international Sint Maarten 4 - 2 Cayman Islands (Sint Maarten; April 3, 1992) Largest win Sint Maarten 4 - 0 Anguilla (Saint Kitts and Nevis; March 29, 1996) Worst defeat Cayman Islands 5 - 0 Sint Maarten (Cayman Islands; March 4, 1994) The Sint Maarten national football team is the team of... Image File history File links Flag_of_Suriname. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Trinidad_and_Tobago. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Turks_and_Caicos_Islands. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States_Virgin_Islands. ...

Confederation

  • CONCACAF Men Pre-Olympic Tournament
  • CONCACAF Women Pre-Olympic Tournament

The CONCACAF Gold Cup is the main international football competition of the CONCACAF nations. ... The CONCACAF Womens Gold Cup, the CONCACAF championship competition, takes place every other year. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The CONCACAF Under-17 tournament is an international football (soccer) event in the North America, Central America and the Caribbean region, and is the qualification tournament for the FIFA U-17 World Cup. ... The CONCACAF Men Pre-Olympic Tournament is an under 23 international football (soccer) event in the North America, Central America and the Caribbean region, and is the qualification tournament for the Olympic Games. ... The CONCACAF Women Pre-Olympic Tournament is an under 23 international football (soccer) event in the North America, Central America and the Caribbean region, and is the qualification tournament for the Olympic Games. ...

Regional

  • UNCAF Nations Cup - International cup for Central America, top 5 qualify for the Gold Cup.
  • Caribbean Cup - International cup for the Caribbean, top 4 qualify for the Gold Cup.

The Union Centroamericana de Fútbol (UNCAF) Nations Cup is a biennial football tournament, held for the CONCACAF national teams of Central America: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. ... The Caribbean Cup, also known as Copa Caribe and Caribbean Nations Cup (1999-2003), previously officially called Caribbean Championship (1989-1990) then the Shell Caribbean Cup (1991 -1998), and now Digicel Caribbean Cup (2005), is a football tournament, held for the CONCACAF national teams of the Caribbean. ...

Beach Soccer

The CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship is the main championship for beach soccer in CONCACAF. The first championship was held in September 2006. ...

Defunct

The NAFC Championship was a football tournament made just for teams in the area of North America between the years of 1947 and 1949. ... The CONCACAF Gold Cup is the main national soccer competition of the CONCACAF nations. ... The CONCACAF Gold Cup is the main national soccer competition of the CONCACAF nations. ...

Club teams

Confederation

A May 2006 press release from Spanish-language television network Telefutura suggests that a Champions League for clubs in the CONCACAF region will begin in July 2007. ... CONCACAF Champions cup logo The CONCACAF Champions Cup is the annual international football competition held in the CONCACAF region (North America and the Caribbean). ...

Regional

  • Copa Interclubes UNCAF - Club championship for Central America, top 3 teams qualify for Champions' Cup
  • CFU Club Championship - Club championship for Caribbean, winner qualifies for Champions' Cup
  • SuperLiga - Club championship for North America between 8 teams from the FMF (Mexico) and the MLS (USA/Canada), by invitation the first year and by merit from the second year forward. First tournament held in 2007.

The UNCAF Club Tournament is the annual international football competition held in the UNCAF region (Central America). ... The CFU Club Championship is the annual international football competition held in the Caribbean Football Union/CFU region (Caribbean). ... The SuperLiga is a North American football (soccer) competition between teams from Mexicos Primera División and the United States and Canadas Major League Soccer, the top football divisions of each respective country. ... The Federación Mexicana de Fútbol Asociación, A.C. (FEMEXFUT) is the official governing body of the sport of soccer in Mexico. ... Major League Soccer (MLS) is a professional soccer league sanctioned by FIFA as the top flight of the American Soccer Pyramid. ...

Defunct

  • CONCACAF Cup Winners Cup Was for teams that won their nations domestic cup competitions; Held from 1991-1998, replaced by CONCACAF Giants Cup.
  • CONCACAF Giants Cup Was for teams with highest attendance, held in 2001 only.

The CONCACAF Cup Winners Cup was an international football (soccer) club competition held from 1991 to 1998. ... The CONCACAF Giants Cup was an international football (soccer) club competition held in 2001. ...

See also

The Union Centroamericana de Fútbol, more commonly known by the acronym UNCAF, represents the national teams of Central America: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. ... The Caribbean Football Union, often referred to by the acronym CFU, is the nominal governing body for Caribbean football. ... The North American Football Confederation was a forerunner to the CONCACAF as the governing body of soccer in North America until 1963, when it merged with the CCCF/Confederacion Centroamericana y del Caribe de Futbol to form CONCACAF. The NAFC name was revived briefly in the early 1990s to determine... The Confederacion Centroamericana y del Caribe de Futbol (Football Confederation of Central America and the Carribean) was a forerunner to the CONCACAF as the governing body of soccer in Central America and the nations in the Caribbean until 1963, when it merged with the North American Football Confederation to form...

External links

  • Official site
  • Open Directory Project - CONCACAF directory category
The 46 member Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is the governing body of football in Asia, excluding Cyprus and Israel but including Australia. ... The AFC Beach Soccer Championship is the main championship for beach soccer in AFC. The first championship was held in 2006. ... The 53 member CAF (Confederation of African Football) , (French : Confédération Africaine de Football) , (Arabic : الإتحاد الأفريقى لكرة القدم) represents international football in Africa, and organises the African Cup of Nations, CAF Confederation Cup and the African Champions League. ... The CAF Beach Soccer Championship is the main championship for beach soccer in CAF. The first championship was held in September 2006. ... The CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship is the main championship for beach soccer in CONCACAF. The first championship was held in September 2006. ... CONMEBOL or CSF (CONfederación SudaMEricana de FútBOL, South American Football Confederation) is the governing body of football in most of South America. ... The CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship is the main championship for beach soccer in CONCACAF. The first championship was held in September 2006. ... Oceania Football Confederation logo since 1998 The Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) is one of the six continental confederations of international football. ... In 2006 the Oceania Football Confederation hosted its first international Beach Soccer tournament. ... The Union Européenne de Football Association or Union of European Football Associations in English, almost always referred to by the acronym UEFA (pronounced (you-AY-fuh) or (oo-Ay-fuh) or ), is the administrative and controlling body for European football. ... The Euro Beach Soccer League (Euro BS League or EBSL) is an annual European competition in beach soccer. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1357x628, 19 KB) Summary This image is copy of World Map FIFA.png I added divisions in UK - England, Scotland & Wales. ...

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The Official Site of U.S. Soccer - CONCACAF (643 words)
The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) was founded in 1961 and serves as the organizing body for 40 national associations, including the United States, and spans from Canada in the north to Suriname in the south.
CONCACAF organizes international competition in a number of events, including the Champions' Cup, qualifying tournaments for all FIFA competitions and the Gold Cup.
CONCACAF competed in the FIFA World Club Championship for the first time in 2000, when Mexico's Necaxa impressed with a third place finish in the 2000 tournament in Brazil.
WWC CONCACAF (2490 words)
CONCACAF today placed women's national team soccer on an equal footing with that of men by introducing the CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup, to be played in the summer of 2000.
Although most of the women's teams in CONCACAF have been poorly supported, it is ironic that a country with such an international standing in the world should have an attitude to its National Women's Soccer Team equal to some of the "Third World "countries.
CONCACAF announced that nine countries have entered their National Womens Teams into the qualifying playoffs for entry in the CONCACAF Women's Championship to be held in Toronto, August 28 - September 6, 1998.
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