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ASIA:The 46 member Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is the governing body of football in Asia, excluding Cyprus and Israel but including Australia. It was founded in 1954 in Manila, Philippines, and is one of FIFA's six Continental Confederations. (Nations with some European and some Asian territory, such as Turkey, Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Georgia, are instead covered by UEFA.) The main headquarters is located in Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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WORLD: The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA, French for International Federation of Association Football) is the international governing body of association football. Its headquarters are in Zürich. FIFA is responsible for the organization and governance of football's major international tournaments, most notably the FIFA World Cup, held since 1930.
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AFRICA: The 53 member CAF (Confederation of African Football) represents international football in Africa, and organises the African Cup of Nations, CAF Confederation Cup and the African Champions League. The confederation was founded in 1957, and received a guaranteed berth in the World Cup for the first time in 1970
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NOUVELLE FEDERATION-BOARD: The N.F.-Board (New Football Federations-Board, NFB), unofficially Non-FIFA-Board, is a football association established on 12 December 2003. It is made up of teams that represent nations that are not recognized as sovereign states.
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NORTH AMERICA, CENTRAL AMERICA and CARIBBEAN: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 département of French Guiana, are also members.
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OCEANIA: The Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) is one of the six "continental" confederations of international football. It promotes the game in Oceania and allows the member nations to qualify for the FIFA World Cup. Of the six confederations, the OFC is by far the smallest and weakest, made up of small and often impoverished island nations, in many of which football is not the most popular sport.
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SOUTH AMERICA: CONMEBOL or CSF (Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol, South American Football Confederation) is the governing body of football in most of South America. Among the tournaments conducted by CONMEBOL are the Copa Libertadores de América (analogous to the UEFA Champions League) and the Copa Sudamericana (analogous to the UEFA Cup), both for club teams, and Copa América for men's national teams. NOT part of the six "continental" confederations of international football
| UEFA (G)
EUROPE:The Union of European Football Associations, almost always referred to by the acronym UEFA, is the administrative and controlling body for European football. It represents the national football associations of Europe, runs Europe-wide national and club competitions, and controls the prize money, regulations and media rights to those competitions.