Confederation of African Football logo – The Confederation of African Football also known by its acronym CAF is the confederation of national associations of football in Africa . This is the highest body of the sport on the continent and is one of the six confederations belonging to the FIFA . It was founded in 1957 and headquartered in the city on October 6 (in the outskirts of Cairo ), Egypt .
54 national football associations belong to the CAF, representing all independent African states. The continent is divided into six geographical areas. Each area has its own confederation as the UFOA, the CECAFA or COSAFA. The French island of Reunion is an associate member not full CAF since 1992, so your choices do not participate in the African Cup of Nations , or in qualifying for the World Cup, not being a member of FIFA .