The CONCACAF was founded in its present form September 18, 1961 in Mexico City by the merger of the NAFC and CCCF, and became one of six continental confederations affiliated with FIFA. Its main administrative functions are to organize national team competitions and clubs, and for conducting qualifying tournaments for the World Cup.

The Football Confederation of North, Central America and the Caribbean ( English Confederation Of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football ) is the confederation of national football associations in North America , Central America , the Caribbean islands , nations, South American of Guyana and Suriname and the colony of French Guiana . It is one of the six confederations belonging to the FIFA . It was founded in 1961 and its headquarters is located in New York , United States .