Association football around the world

Association football around the world

Most European countries have two principal association football competitions: a more prestigious league which is typically a double round-robin tournament restricted to the elite clubs, and a cup which is a single-elimination tournament open to both the elite and lesser clubs. In Latin America, leagues are often organised as multi-stage tournaments, or separate Apertura and Clausura stages. For overviews of women's football see "Women's football around the world".

=Africa (CAF)=

North America, Central America and Caribbean (CONCACAF)

* † Niue is an OFC associate member.

Nouvelle Fédération-Board (NF-Board)

ee also

*List of national football teams
*List of association football clubs
*List of association football competitions
*Women's football around the world
*List of sports attendance figures — Attendances of many domestic and international competitions, compared with those of other sports around the world
*Super Cup

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