What is CONCACAF?



What is CONCACAF?

We are the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf). Concacaf is one of FIFA’s six continental confederations, servicing 41 Member Associations, from Canada in the north to Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana in the south. Concacaf means football first.

What is the only CONCACAF team to win a FIFA tournament?

The Mexico national football team is the only CONCACAF team to win an official FIFA tournament by winning the 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup. Mexico and the U.S. have won all but one of the editions of the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

How successful is the CONCACAF Confederation?

The CONCACAF is the third-most successful FIFA confederation. Mexico dominated CONCACAF men’s competition early on and has won the most Gold Cups since the beginning of the tournament in its current format. The Mexico national football team is the only CONCACAF team to win an official FIFA tournament by winning the 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup.

Which countries are members of the CONCACAF?

Three South American countries are also members. They are Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana. The CONCACAF was founded in 1961, combining the CCCF and NAFC, which governed Central American and North American soccer respectively. The CONCACAF is one of six continental organizations that is associated with FIFA.