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Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football
Abbreviation CONCACAF
Formation 18 September 1961 (1961-09-18)
Type Sports organization
Headquarters Miami, Florida,
United States
41 member associations
Official languages
Secretary General
Ted Howard (interim)
Alfredo Hawit (interim)
Parent organization
Website .com.concacafwww

The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football[1] (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.[2]

CONCACAF was founded in its current form on 18 September 1961 in World Cup qualifying tournaments.

CONCACAF is the third-most successful FIFA confederation. Mexico dominated CONCACAF men's competition early on and has since won the most Gold Cups since the beginning of the tournament in its current format. The Mexican National Team is the only CONCACAF team to win an official FIFA tournament by winning the 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup. They have also reached the Round of 16 for the past 6 World Cups. While the U.S. is the only country outside of Europe and South America to receive a medal in the World Cup, finishing third in 1930. They also reached the 2002 World Cup quarterfinals and the 2009 Confederations Cup final. Between them, Mexico and the U.S. have won all but one of the editions of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. In recent years Costa Rica has become a power in the region and in 2014 became the 4th CONCACAF country to make the World Cup quarterfinals. United States has been very successful in the women's game, being the only CONCACAF member to win any of the three major worldwide competitions in women's football—the World Cup (3), the Olympics (4), and the Algarve Cup (10).


  • Governance 1
  • Leadership 2
  • Corporate structure 3
  • Members 4
  • Membership relation 5
  • Competitions 6
    • CONCACAF Gold Cup 6.1
    • CONCACAF Champions League 6.2
    • Other competitions 6.3
    • Defunct Competitions 6.4
    • CONMEBOL tournaments with CONCACAF competitors 6.5
  • Rankings - national teams 7
  • Rankings – clubs 8
  • Current Champions 9
  • Corruption 10
  • Hall of fame 11
  • President's award 12
  • World Cup participation 13
    • World Cup results 13.1
    • World Cup hosting 13.2
    • Women's World Cup results 13.3
  • Other international tournaments 14
    • FIFA Confederations Cup 14.1
    • Copa América 14.2
  • See also 15
  • References 16
  • External links 17


CONCACAF is led by a General Secretary, Executive Committee, Congress, and several standing committees. The Executive Committee is composed of eight members — one president, three vice-presidents, three members, and one female member.[4] Each of the three geographic zones in CONCACAF are represented by one vice-president and one member. The Executive Committee carries out the various statutes, regulations, and resolutions.


The first leader of CONCACAF was Costa Rican Ramón Coll Jaumet; he had overseen the merger between the North American Football Confederation (NAFC) and the Confederación Centroamericana y del Caribe de Fútbol (CCCF). He was succeeded in the role by Mexican Joaquín Soria Terrazas in 1969 who served as president for 21 years.

His successor Jack Warner was the CONCACAF president from 1990 to 2011, also for 21 years. Warner was suspended as president on 30 May 2011 due to his temporary suspension from football related activity by FIFA following corruption allegations.[5] Chuck Blazer was the General Secretary during the same period.[6]

On 20 June 2011, Jack Warner resigned from the presidency of CONCACAF, and removed himself from all participation in football, in the wake of the corruption investigation resulting from the 10 May 2011 meeting of the Caribbean Football Union.[7] The vice-president of CONCACAF, Alfredo Hawit, acted as president until May 2012.[8]

In May 2012, Cayman Islands banker Jeffrey Webb was installed as President of CONCACAF. On 27 May 2015, Webb was arrested in Zurich, Switzerland on corruption charges in the U.S.

Corporate structure

CONCACAF is located in North America
Nassau, Bahamas
Miami, United States
New York, United States
George Town, Cayman Islands
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Locations of CONCACAF offices

CONCACAF is a non-profit company registered in Nassau, Bahamas.[9]

The headquarters of the CONCACAF (referred to as the office of the president) are currently located in the Admiral Financial Center, Jeffrey Webb. Previously, they were based in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago under the presidency of Jack Warner.

The administration office of CONCACAF (referred to as the primary office) is located in Miami—the "home town" of Enrique Sanz, the general secretary. Enrique Sanz was appointed as the CONCACAF General Secretary in July 2012.[10] It was previously located in Trump Tower, New York when Chuck Blazer was the General Secretary.

There is also an office in Guatemala City, which is shared with UNCAF and an office in New York.[11]


CONCACAF has 41 member associations:[12]

  • 28 from the Caribbean
  • 7 from Central America
  • 3 from North America
  • 3 from South America
Code Association National teams Founded FIFA
North American Zone (NAFU)
CAN Canada (M, W) 1912 1913 1961 Yes
MEX Mexico (M, W) 1927 1929 1961 Yes
USA United States (M, W) 1913 1914 1961 Yes
Central American Zone (UNCAF)
BLZ Belize (M, W) 1980 1986 1986 Yes
CRC Costa Rica (M, W) 1921 1927 1961 Yes
SLV El Salvador (M, W) 1935 1938 1961 Yes
GUA Guatemala (M, W) 1919 1946 1961 Yes
HON Honduras (M, W) 1951 1951 1961 Yes
NCA Nicaragua (M, W) 1931 1950 1961 Yes
PAN Panama (M, W) 1937 1938 1961 Yes
Caribbean Zone (CFU)
AIA Anguilla (M, W) 1990 1996 1996 No
ATG Antigua and Barbuda (M, W) 1928 1972 in 1973 or before Yes
ARU Aruba (M, W) 1932 1988 1986 Yes
BAH Bahamas (M, W) 1967 1968 in 1973 or before Yes
BRB Barbados (M, W) 1910 1968 1967 Yes
BER Bermuda1 (M, W) 1928 1962 1967 Yes
BON Bonaire3 (M, W) 1960 N/A 2014 No
VGB British Virgin Islands (M, W) 1974 1996 1996 Yes
CAY Cayman Islands (M, W) 1966 1992 1990 Yes
CUB Cuba (M, W) 1924 1929 1961 Yes
CUW Curaçao (M, W) 1921 1932 1961 No
DMA Dominica (M, W) 1970 1994 1994 Yes
DOM Dominican Republic (M, W) 1953 1958 1964 Yes
GYF French Guiana2,3 (M, W) 1962 N/A 2013 No
GRN Grenada (M, W) 1924 1978 1969 Yes
GPE Guadeloupe3 (M, W) 1958 N/A 2013 No
GUY Guyana2 (M, W) 1902 1970 between 1969 and 1971 Yes
HAI Haiti (M, W) 1904 1934 1961 Yes
JAM Jamaica (M, W) 1910 1962 1963 Yes
MTQ Martinique3 (M, W) 1953 N/A 2013 No
MSR Montserrat (M, W) 1994 1996 1996 No
PUR Puerto Rico (M, W) 1940 1960 1964 Yes
SKN Saint Kitts and Nevis (M, W) 1932 1992 1992 Yes
LCA Saint Lucia (M, W) 1979 1988 1986 Yes
MAF Saint Martin3 (M, W) 1999 N/A 2013 No
VIN Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (M, W) 1979 1988 1986 Yes
SXM Sint Maarten3 (M, W) 1986 N/A 2013 No
SUR Suriname2 (M, W) 1920 1929 1961 Yes
TRI Trinidad and Tobago (M, W) 1908 1964 1964 Yes
TCA Turks and Caicos Islands (M, W) 1996 1998 1996 No
VIR U.S. Virgin Islands (M, W) 1992 1998 1987 Yes

M = Men's National Team. W = Women's National Team
1:Inside the North American zone, but CFU member.
2:South American country or territory, but CONCACAF member.
3:Full CONCACAF member, but non-FIFA member.
N/A:not applicable,not available or no answer.

Bonaire were promoted from an association member to a full member at the XXIX Ordinary CONCACAF Congress in São Paulo on 10 June 2014.

Potential future members of CONCACAF include the Dutch territories of Saba and Sint Eustatius, the French territories of Saint Barthélemy and Saint Pierre and Miquelon, and the Danish territory of Greenland. Saint Barthélemy, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, and Greenland have functioning international teams.

Teams not affiliated to the IOC are not eligible to participate in the Summer Olympics football tournament, as a result they do not participate in the CONCACAF Men's Pre-Olympic Tournament or the CONCACAF Women's Pre-Olympic Tournament.

Membership relation

Elections at the CONCACAF Congress are mandated with a one-member, one-vote rule. The North American Football Union is the smallest association union in the region with only three members, but its nations have strong commercial and marketing support from sponsors and they are the most populous nations in the region.

The Caribbean Football Union has the ability to outvote NAFU and UNCAF with less than half of its membership. Consequently, there is a fractious relationship between members of CFU, UNCAF and NAFU. This provoked former Acting-President Alfredo Hawit to lobby for the CONCACAF Presidency to be rotated between the three unions in CONCACAF in 2011.

Trinidad's Jack Warner presided over CONCACAF for 21 years, and there was little that non-Caribbean nations could do to elect an alternative. Under Warner, the CFU members voted together as a unit with Warner acting as a party whip. It happened with such regularity that sports political commentators referred to the CFU votes as the "Caribbean bloc" vote. Warner rejected the idea in 1993 of merging several smaller nations' national teams into a Pan-Caribbean team. His reasoning was that the nations were more powerful politically when separate than when together. He commented that "being small is never a liability in this sport".[13]


The Gold Cup and the Champions League are the two most visible CONCACAF tournaments.[12]


The CONCACAF Gold Cup is the main association football competition of the men's national football teams governed by CONCACAF, held since 1991. The Gold Cup is CONCACAF's flagship competition, and the Gold Cup generates a significant part of CONCACAF's revenue.[14]

The Gold Cup determines the regional champion of North America, Central America, and the Caribbean. The Gold Cup is held every two years. Twelve teams compete for the Gold Cup — three from North America, five from Central America, and four from the Caribbean. The Central American teams qualify through the Central American Cup, and the Caribbean teams qualify through the Caribbean Cup.

The winners of two successive Gold Cups (for example, the 2013 and 2015 editions) face each other in a playoff to determine the CONCACAF entrant to the next Confederations Cup. If the same team has won the Gold Cup on both relevant occasions, there will be no playoff and that team automatically qualifies for the Confederations Cup.[15]

CONCACAF Champions League

The FIFA Club World Cup. The tournament consists of two stages. The group stage is played from August to October, and the knockout phase spans March through May.[16]

Twenty four teams compete in each Champions League — 9 from North America, 12 from Central America, and 3 teams from the Caribbean. The North American and Central American teams qualify through their national leagues or other national tournaments, while the Caribbean teams qualify through the CFU Club Championship.

The title has been won by 28 different clubs, 17 of which have won the title more than once. Mexican clubs have accumulated the highest number of victories, with 30 titles. The second most successful league has been Costa Rica's Primera División with six titles in total. Reigning champions Mexican side Cruz Azul and Club America are the most successful club with six titles.

Other competitions

Defunct Competitions

CONMEBOL tournaments with CONCACAF competitors

National teams


Rankings - national teams

  • Last updates:
    • Men's national teams: 3 September 2015
    • Women's national teams: 10 July 2015
Top men's national teams
Rankings are calculated by FIFA.
____ Top women's national teams
Rankings are calculated by FIFA.
CCF FIFA Nation Points CCF FIFA Nation Points
1 26  Mexico 848 1 1  United States 2189
2 28  United States 823 2 11  Canada 1924
3 39  Costa Rica 731 3 26  Mexico 1736
4 52  Jamaica 602 4 34  Costa Rica 1627
5 54  Trinidad and Tobago 594 5 48  Trinidad and Tobago 1489
6 59  Panama 551 6 63  Haiti 1397
7 81  Honduras 404 7 69  Panama 1363
8 87  Haiti 385 8 74  Jamaica 1352
9 98  Guatemala 333 9 84  Guatemala 1300
10 102  Canada 319 10 97  Dominican Republic 1207
11 105  Antigua and Barbuda 304 11 98  Cuba 1206
12 107  El Salvador 300 12 101  El Salvador 1184
13 113  Cuba 280 13 107  Honduras 1152
14 116  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 268  Suriname
15 119  Saint Kitts and Nevis 256 15 114  Nicaragua 1111
16 123  Dominican Republic 248 16 115  Puerto Rico 1108
17 128  Belize 227 17 121  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1000
18 131  Saint Lucia 222 18 122  Saint Lucia 991
19 132  Bermuda 220 19 125  Saint Kitts and Nevis 956
20 137  Aruba 201 20 127  Bermuda 943
21 139  Nicaragua 198 21 131  Dominica 906
22 144  Barbados 186 22 134  Cayman Islands 849
23 148  Curaçao 178 23 136  Belize 825
24 152  Puerto Rico 166 24 139  Antigua and Barbuda 767
25 154  Guyana 165 25 140  Aruba 758
26 158  Grenada 155 26 142**  Guyana 1256
27 166  Suriname 120  Curaçao 831
28 172  Dominica 98 28 142*  Grenada 1029
29 176  U.S. Virgin Islands 88  Barbados 979
30 178  Montserrat 74  British Virgin Islands 867
31 187  Cayman Islands 49  U.S. Virgin Islands 852
32 194  Turks and Caicos Islands 33  Turks and Caicos Islands 704
33 195  British Virgin Islands 29
34 208  Bahamas 0
  • For a complete list of national rankings see the FIFA Rankings website.
  • *Provisionally listed due to not having played more than 5 matches against officially ranked teams.
  • **Inactive for more than 18 months and therefore are not officially ranked

Rankings – clubs

Football Database Rankings
CCF Club Points
1 América 1598
2 Tigres 1593
3 C.S. Herediano 1536
4 Toluca 1532
5 León 1532
6 Saprissa 1514
7 Monterrey 1511
8 L.D. Alajuelense 1499
9 Comunicaciones 1497
10 Pumas 1491
11 L.A. Galaxy 1487
12 Santos Laguna 1482
13 Pachuca 1476
14 Cruz Azul 1475
15 Tijuana 1475

Last updated: 30 August 2015

IFFHS Rankings
CCF IFFHS Club Points
1 64 Toluca 150
2 77 León 144
3 84 Santos Laguna 141
4 90 Cruz Azul 136.5
5 120 L.D. Alajuelense 120
6 166 Tijuana 100.5
7 183 Comunicaciones 94
8 188 América 93

Last updated: 31 May 2014 [2]

Current Champions

Competitions Champion Title Runner-Up Next Edition
CONCACAF Gold Cup  Mexico 7th  Jamaica 2017
CONCACAF Champions League Club America 6th Montreal Impact 2015–16
CONCACAF U-20 Championship  Mexico 13th  Panama 2017
CONCACAF U-17 Championship  Mexico 6th  Honduras 2017
CONCACAF U-15 Championship  Honduras 1st  Guatemala 2015
CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup  United States 7th  Costa Rica 2018
CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship  United States 4th  Mexico 2015
CONCACAF Women's U-17 Championship  Mexico 1st  Canada 2016
CONCACAF Girls U-15 Championship  Canada 1st  Haiti 2016
CONCACAF Men's Pre-Olympic Tournament  Mexico 6th  Honduras 2015
CONCACAF Women's Pre-Olympic Tournament  United States 3rd  Canada 2016
CONCACAF Futsal Championship  Costa Rica 1st  Guatemala 2016
CONCACAF Futsal Club Championship Glucosoral 1st Borussia 2015
CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship  Mexico 3rd  Costa Rica 2017


At the CONCACAF Congress in May 2012 in Budapest, Hungary, legal counsel John P. Collins informed the members of CONCACAF of several financial irregularities. Collins revealed that Jack Warner, the former CONCACAF President, had registered the $22 million 'Dr. João Havelange Centre of Excellence' development in Port-of-Spain under the name of two companies that Warner owned.[17] In addition, Warner had secured a mortgage against the asset in 2007 which the CONCACAF members were also unaware of; the mortgage was co-signed by Lisle Austin, a former vice-president of CONCACAF.[17] The loan defaulted.

Collins also revealed that CONCACAF, despite most of its income coming from the United States, had not paid any tax to the Internal Revenue Service since at least 2007 and had never filed a return in the United States.[18] Although CONCACAF is a registered non-profit organisation in the Bahamas and headquartered in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, they have an administration office in New York, and BDO and CONCACAF invited the IRS to investigate potential liabilities. It is thought that CONCACAF may have to pay up to $2 million plus penalties.

Chuck Blazer stated that a full financial audit into CONCACAF by New-York based consultancy BDO was delayed due to the actions of Jack Warner and his personal accountant, and the accounts could not be "signed off" as a consequence.[18]

In addition, Blazer is to sue CONCACAF for unpaid commission of sponsorship and marketing deals which he had made in 2010 during his time as General Secretary.[17] Blazer received a 10% commission on any deal that he made on behalf of CONCACAF.[19]

The Bermuda FA asked members of CONCACAF to lobby FIFA to remove Blazer from his position on the FIFA Executive Committee. Blazer suggested that it was less to do with financial irregularities and more for his role in the removal of Jack Warner in the Caribbean Football Union corruption scandal: "I spent 21 years building the confederation and its competitions and its revenues and I'm the one responsible for its good levels of income . . . I think this is a reflection of those who were angry at me having caused the action against Warner. This is also a reaction by people who have their own agenda."[19]

Jack Warner presided over CONCACAF for 21 years. Warner was one of the most controversial figures in world football. Warner was suspended as president on 30 May 2011 due to his temporary suspension from football related activity by FIFA following corruption allegations.[5] A power struggle developed at CONCACAF following the allegations against Warner. The allegations against Warner were reported to the FIFA ethics committee by Chuck Blazer, the secretary general of CONCACAF. The acting president of CONCACAF, Lisle Austin, sent Blazer a letter saying he was "terminated as general secretary with immediate effect".[20] Austin described Blazer's actions as "inexcusable and a gross misconduct of duty and judgement" and said the American was no longer fit to hold the post.[21] The executive committee of CONCACAF later issued a statement saying that Austin did not have the authority to fire Blazer, and the decision was unauthorized.[20] On 20 June 2011, Jack Warner resigned from the presidency of CONCACAF, all posts with FIFA, and removed himself from all participation in football, in the wake of the corruption investigation resulting from the 10 May 2011 meeting of the Caribbean Football Union.[7] The vice-president of CONCACAF, Alfredo Hawit, acted as president until May 2012.[8]

Hall of fame

  • Hubert Tromp
  • Gerard Bean
  • Matthew Hogan
  • João Havelange
  • Rudy Gittens
  • Hiram Sosa Lopez
  • Isaac Sasso
  • Julio Moya
  • Ramón Coll Jaumet
  • Andres Avelino Constansia[hof 1]
  • Patrick John
  • Mavis Derflinger
  • Clive Toye
  • Guillermo Cañedo
  • Oscar Thamar
  • Carlos Carrera
  • Jacques Rugard
  • Federico Fortin
  • Rafael L. Callejas Romero[hof 1]
  • Anthony James
  • George Abrahams
  • Ricardo Gardener
  • Lincoln "Happy" Sutherland[hof 2]
  • Aaron Padilla Gutierrez[hof 1]
  • Arturo Yamasaki
  • Javier Arriaga
  • Jesus Martinez[hof 2]
  • Joaquín Soria Terrazas
  • Joseph Ursulet[hof 2]
  • Júlio Rocha
  • Mordy Maduro
  • Ariel Alvarado[hof 2]
  • Joseph Blatter
  • André Kamperveen
  • Gene Edwards
  • Jim Fleming
  • Kurt Lamm
  • Werner Fricker
  • Ricardo Gardener


  1. ^ a b c Inducted in 2015
  2. ^ a b c d Inducted in 2013

President's award


World Cup participation

  •  1st  – Champion
  •  2nd  – Runner-up
  •  3rd  – Third place[25]
  •  4th  – Fourth place
  • QF – Quarterfinals
  • R16 – Round of 16 (since 1986: knockout round of 16)
  • GS – Group stage (in the 1950, 1974, 1978, and 1982 tournaments, which had two group stages, this refers to the first group stage)
  • 1S – First knockout stage (1934–1938 Single-elimination tournament)
  •    — Did not qualify
  •     — Did not enter / withdrew / banned
  •     — Hosts

World Cup results

Only ten CONCACAF members have ever reached the FIFA World Cup since its inception in 1930, five of them accomplishing the feat only once. No team from the region has ever reached the final at the World Cup, but the United States reached the semifinals in the inaugural edition, for which they were awarded third place. CONCACAF members have reached the quarterfinals five times: Cuba in 1938, Mexico as hosts in 1970 and 1986, the United States in 2002, and most recently, Costa Rica in 2014. Jamaica is the smallest country to ever win a World Cup match, by virtue of their 2-1 victory over Japan in 1998.

The following table shows the CONCACAF representatives at each edition of the World Cup, sorted by number of appearances:






















Total inclusive
WC Qual.
 Mexico GS GS GS GS GS GS QF GS QF R16 R16 R16 R16 R16 R16 15 18
 United States 3rd 1S GS GS R16 GS QF GS R16 R16 10 19
 Costa Rica R16 GS GS QF 4 15
 Honduras GS GS GS 3 13
 El Salvador GS GS 2 12
 Cuba QF 1 12
 Haiti GS 1 13
 Canada GS 1 13
 Jamaica GS 1 11
 Trinidad and Tobago GS 1 13
Total 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 4 3 4 39

World Cup hosting

CONCACAF nations have hosted the FIFA World Cup three times.

The 1970 FIFA World Cup took place in Mexico, the first World Cup tournament to be staged in North America, and the first held outside Europe and South America. Mexico was chosen as the host nation in 1964 by FIFA's congress ahead of the only other submitted bid from Argentina.[26] The tournament was won by Brazil. The victorious team led by Carlos Alberto, and featuring players such as Pelé, Gérson, Jairzinho, Rivelino, and Tostão, is often cited as the greatest-ever World Cup team.[27][28][29][30] They achieved a perfect record of wins in all six games in the finals.[31] Despite the issues of altitude and high temperature, the finals produced attacking football which created an average goals per game record not since bettered by any subsequent World Cup Finals.[32][33][34] The 1970 Finals attracted a new record television audience for the FIFA World Cup[35] and, for the first time, in colour.[36][37]

In 1986, Mexico became the first country to host the FIFA World Cup twice when it stepped in to stage the 1986 FIFA World Cup after the original host selection, Colombia, suffered financial problems.[26] Colombia was originally chosen as hosts by FIFA in June 1974. However, the Colombian authorities eventually declared in November 1982 that they could not afford to host the World Cup because of economic concerns. Mexico was selected on 20 May 1983 as the replacement hosts, beating the bids of Canada and the United States, and thereby became the first nation to host two World Cups. This second World Cup in Mexico came 16 years after the first one in 1970.

The United States won the right to host the 1994 FIFA World Cup, defeating bids from Brazil and Morocco.[38] The vote was held in Zurich on July 4, 1988, and only took one round with the United States bid receiving a little over half of the votes by the Exco members.[38] FIFA hoped that by staging the world's most prestigious football tournament there, it would lead to a growth of interest in the sport - one condition FIFA imposed was the creation of a professional football league; Major League Soccer, starting in 1996. The U.S. staged a hugely successful tournament, with average attendance of nearly 69,000 breaking a record that surpassed the 1966 FIFA World Cup average attendance of 51,000 thanks to the large seating capacities the American stadiums provided for the spectators in comparison to the smaller venues of Europe and Latin America. To this day, the total attendance for the final tournament of nearly 3.6 million remains the highest in World Cup history, despite the expansion of the competition to 32 teams at the 1998 World Cup.[39][40]

CONCACAF is considered a favorite to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup, given that Europe will host in 2018, Asia in 2022, and South America is pushing for the 2030 centenary bid.[41]

Women's World Cup results

The following table shows the CONCACAF representatives at each edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup, sorted by number of appearances.








Total inclusive
WC Qual.
 United States 1st 3rd 1st 3rd 3rd 2nd 1st 7 7
 Canada GS GS 4th GS GS QF 6 7
 Mexico GS GS GS 3 7
 Costa Rica GS 1 7
Total 1 2 3 2 2 3 4 14

Other international tournaments

FIFA Confederations Cup

Team 1992

 Canada × GS 1
 Mexico 3rd GS 1st GS 4th GS 6
 United States 3rd 3rd GS 2nd 4
Total 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1

Copa América

Mexico has finished runners up twice and 3rd place three times at the Copa América making El Tri the most successful non-CONMEBOL nation. The US national team and Honduras have reached the semifinal stage once in the South American tournament, while Costa Rica has reached the quarter finals twice.

See also


  1. ^ Spanish: Confederación de Fútbol de Norte, Centroamérica y el Caribe, pronounced: ; French: Confédération de football d'Amérique du Nord, d'Amérique centrale et des Caraïbes, pronounced: ; Portuguese: Confederação de Futebol da América do Norte, Central e Caribe. Dutch uses the English name.
  2. ^ Concacaf Main | CONCACAF Home | About Us | National Associations. Retrieved on 2011-10-14.
  3. ^ "Ramón Coll, electo Presidente de la Confederación de Futbol de América del Norte, América Central y el Caribe".  
  4. ^ "Executive Committee". CONCACAF. 
  5. ^ a b "Bin Hammam and Warner suspended after FIFA investigation". CNN. 29 May 2011. 
  6. ^ Chuck Blazer resigns CONCACAF post - ESPN / AP, 6 October 2011
  7. ^ a b FIFA announces Jack Warner resignation 20 June 2011. (20 June 2011). Retrieved on 2011-10-14.
  8. ^ a b "Concacaf Suspends Its Acting President on Eve of Gold Cup". The New York Times. 4 June 2011. 
  9. ^ "CONCACAF Statutes" (pdf). CONCACAF. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  10. ^ "CONCACAF appoints Enrique Sanz as General Secretary". 13 July 2012. Retrieved 14 July 2012. 
  11. ^ "About CONCACAF". Retrieved 16 November 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "CONCACAF". CONCACAF. 
  13. ^ "Warner Rejects Idea Of Caribbean Team". Jamaica Gleaner. 4 August 1993. 
  14. ^ "'"2016 COPA? Webb: CONCACAF 'exploring the possibility of hosting Copa America. 
  15. ^ "2013, 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup winners will play one-off match for 2017 Confederations Cup berth". MLS Soccer. April 5, 2013. Retrieved November 10, 2013. 
  17. ^ a b c "CONCACAF finances laid bare". 23 May 2012. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  18. ^ a b Panja, Tariq (23 May 2012). "Concacaf Soccer Body Tells Members About Financial Mismanagement". Bloomberg. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  19. ^ a b "Fifa Exco member Chuck Blazer accused of financial irregularities". Guardian. 22 May 2012. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  20. ^ a b "Chuck Blazer 'survives sacking attempt', says Concacaf".  
  21. ^ "'"Concacaf bans president Austin after Blazer 'sacking. BBC News Online. 4 June 2011. 
  22. ^ "CONCACAF hall of fame". 
  23. ^ "CONCACAF to honor D.C. United forward Carlos Ruiz with first-ever President’s Award". 17 April 2013. Retrieved 16 April 2015. 
  24. ^ "CONCACAF Announces 2015 Hall of Fame Inductees and President’s Award Recipients". CONCACAF. 15 April 2015. Retrieved 16 April 2015. 
  25. ^ There was no Third Place match in 1930; The United States and Yugoslavia lost in the semifinals. FIFA recognizes the United States as the third-placed team and Yugoslavia as the fourth-placed team using the overall records of the teams in the 1930 FIFA World Cup.
  26. ^ a b "Host Announcement Decision" (PDF).  
  27. ^ "The Story of the 1970 World Cup".  
  28. ^ "Brazil's 1970 winning team voted best of all time".  
  29. ^ "The Boys from Brazil: On the trail of football's dream team".  
  30. ^ "The 10 Greatest Football teams of all time".  
  31. ^ "Netherlands' perfect winning streak can match historic feat of Brazil 1970". 7 July 2010. Archived from the original on 2013-07-11. Retrieved 2013-07-07. 
  32. ^ "Castrol index tournament legends".  
  33. ^ "Perfect farewell to Pelé’s last appearance in a World Cup". Brasil 2014: World Cup Portal. Archived from the original on 2013-07-11. Retrieved 2013-07-07. 
  34. ^ "World Championship - Jules Rimet 1970 Cup Technical study" (PDF).  
  35. ^ Dunmore, Tom (2011). Historical Dictionary of Soccer. Scarecrow Press. p. 13. 
  36. ^ "1970 FIFA World Cup Mexico".  
  37. ^ "40 years since first World Cup in colour". 
  38. ^ a b "FIFA World Cup host announcement decision" (PDF).  
  39. ^ "FIFA World Cup competition records" (PDF).  
  40. ^ "Previous World Cups", Retrieved 21 November 2013
  41. ^ Los Angeles Times (7 July 2013). "CONCACAF president is pushing hard to land 2026 World Cup". 
  42. ^ "Inaugural CONCACAF Awards to Be Presented in December". 26 November 2013. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 

External links

  • CONCACAF Statutes
  • Confederation of North Central American & Caribbean Association Football,
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