The CONCACAF ( Confederation of North and Central American and Caribbean Association Football, German North and Central American and Caribbean Football Confederation ) is one of the continental confederations of world football governing body FIFA. The association was founded in 1961 with the merger of CCCF and NAFC, and is based in Miami, USA. Its members are all independent countries of North America and the Caribbean. In football should also include the South American continent countries Suriname and Guyana to the Caribbean, as well as the French department of French Guiana. In addition, some European territories mother states or the USA are independent members and as such take part in the competitions CONCACAF and FIFA in part.

Examples include Montserrat ( British), Guadeloupe (French ) Puerto Rico ( U.S. American) and Aruba ( Dutch).

The association found in the CONCACAF Gold Cup the continental champions and also organizes club competitions like the CONCACAF Champions League.

  • 4.1 For teams 4.1.1 Listed
  • 4.1.2 Pre- CONCACAF
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Executive Committee

  • President Jeffrey Webb
  • Secretary General Enrique Sanz de Santa María
  • North American Zone vice-president Guillermo Canedo White ( Mexico)
  • Central American zone Vice President Alfredo Hawit Banegas (Honduras )
  • Caribbean zone vice president Lisle Austin B. (Trinidad and Tobago)

Member Associations

The CONCACAF currently comprises 41 national associations in three regional organizations.

* Not a member of FIFA, however, an associate member of CONCACAF. ** No members of FIFA, but full members of the CONCACAF. *** Member country lies entirely in South America.

World Cup participants



In addition to the qualifying rounds for the World Championships and Olympic Games competitions from the Association Addresses the following:

For teams

  • CONCACAF Gold Cup and 1989 CONCACAF Championship
  • CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup (since 1991)
  • CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship ( since 2005)
  • CONCACAF U- 20 Championship (since 1962 )
  • CONCACAF U -20 Women's Championship (since 2004)
  • CONCACAF U -17 Championship (since 1983)
  • CONCACAF U -17 Women's Championship (since 2008)
  • Futsal Championship ( since 1996)
  • Football tournament as part of the Pan American Games
  • Central American Cup
  • Caribbean Championship


  • North American Nations Cup (1990, 1991)


For club teams


  • FC Giants ' Cup once ( in 2001 ) been registered competition
  • CONCACAF Cup Winners' Cup, set after seven sweeps 1998
  • Set Copa Inter Clubes Copa Centroamericana, 2007
  • Superliga 2011 resolved