Fifa soccer confederations
In some cases, participation in non-FIFA football has been a first step for teams who later sought and in some cases, achieved the right to participate in matches sanctioned by FIFA or one of its affiliated continental confederations.
This is a list of international football governing bodies. Contents. [hide]. 1 Global; 2 Continental. FIFA Confederations; Non-FIFA Confederations. 3 Inter-continental; 4 Regional. Africa; Asia; North America. 5 Defunct; 6 External links. Global. FIFA - Fédération Internationale de Football Association - Global · Continental · Regional. The FIFA Confederations Cup, nicknamed the Mini FIFA World Cup, is an international association football tournament for men's national teams, currently held every four years by FIFA. It is contested by the holders of each of the six (AFC, CAF, CONCACAF, CONMEBOL, OFC and UEFA) continental championships, along Most successful team(s): Brazil (4 titles). The FIFA Confederations Cup was the 10th FIFA Confederations Cup, a quadrennial international men's football tournament organised by FIFA. It was held in Russia, from 17 June to 2 July , as a prelude to the FIFA World Cup. Russia was announced as the hosts on 2 December after the country was Teams: 8 (from 6 confederations). Its headquarters are located in Zürich, Switzerland, and its current president is Sepp Blatter. FIFA is responsible for the organization and governance of football's major international tournaments, most notably the FIFA World Cup, held since The continental confederations are: AFC - Asian Football Confederation in.