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Concacaf – formed in 1961 from the merger of the Football Confederation of Central America and the Caribbean (CCCF) and the North American Football Confederation (NAFC) – consists of three sub-regions: North America (3 Member Associations under the regional entity North American Football Union – NAFU- which is non-operational), Central America (7 Member Associations under the regional entity Unión Centroamericana de Fútbol - UNCAF), and the Caribbean (31 Member Associations under the regional entity Caribbean Football Union - CFU).

 

At the Concacaf Ordinary Congress held in 2013, in Panama City, Panama, five National Associations that previously held Associate Member status – French Guyana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint-Martin and Sint Maarten – became full members.  At the Concacaf Ordinary Congress held in Brazil in 2014, the island of Bonaire was accepted by the congress as an Associate Member.