CONCACAF - Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football
The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (Spanish: Confederacion de Futbol de Norte, Centroamerica y el Caribe; French: Conferation de football d'Amerique du Nord, d'Amerique centrale et des Caraibes), commonly known as CONCACAF; is the continental governing body for association 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.
CONCACAF was founded in its current form on 18 September 1961 in Mexico City, Mexico by the fusion of the NAFC and the CCCF. Its primary administrative functions are to organize competitions for national teams and clubs, and to conduct World Cup qualifying tournaments.
CONCACAF Gold Cup - Official CONCACAF tournament. CONCACAF U-20 Championship CONCACAF U-17 Championship CONCACAF Men's Pre-Olympic Tournament CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup - Official women's CONCACAF tournament. CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship CONCACAF Women's U-17 Championship CONCACAF Women's Pre-Olympic Tournament