Geography of women's association football

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The following article gives a list of Women's association football confederations, sub-confederations and associations around the world.

Womens association football association football when played by women

Women's association football, also commonly known as women's football or women's soccer is the most prominent team sport played by women around the globe. It is played at the professional level in numerous countries throughout the world and 176 national teams participate internationally.


For international competitions see the article International competitions in women's football .

By continent

ContinentGoverning bodyAbbr.No.FIFA membersMain international competition(s)
Club competition(s)National competition(s)
Africa      Confederation of African Football CAF5654 Africa Women Cup of Nations
Asia      Asian Football Confederation AFC4746 AFC Women's Asian Cup
Europe      Union of European Football Associations UEFA55All UEFA Women's Champions League UEFA Women's Championship
North, Central
the Caribbean
     Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football CONCACAF4135 Gold Cup
South America      Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol CONMEBOL10All Copa Libertadores Femenina Copa América Femenina
Oceania      Oceania Football Confederation OFC1411 OFC Women's Nations Cup

By country

CountryNational teamList of clubsNational associationMain league competition(s)Main cup competition(s)
Flag of Albania.svg Albania National team Clubs Football Association of Albania Albanian women's football championship Albanian Women's Cup
Flag of Algeria.svg Algeria National team Algerian Football Federation Algerian Women's Championship Algerian Women's Cup
Algerian Women's League Cup
Algerian Women's Super Cup
Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina National team Argentine Football Association Campeonato de Fútbol Feminino
Flag of Australia.svg Australia National team Clubs Football Federation Australia W-League
Flag of Austria.svg Austria National team Clubs Austrian Football Association ÖFB-Frauenliga ÖFB Ladies Cup
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium National team Clubs Royal Belgian Football Association Super League Vrouwenvoetbal Belgian Women's Cup
Flag of Belarus.svg Belarus National team Football Federation of Belarus Belarus Women's Premier League Belarusian Women's Cup
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Bosnia and Herzegovina National team Football Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnian Women's football championship Bosnian Women's Cup
Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil National team Clubs Brazilian Football Confederation Campeonato Brasileiro de Futebol Feminino Copa do Brasil de Futebol Feminino
Flag of Bulgaria.svg Bulgaria National team Bulgarian Football Union Bulgarian women's football championship Bulgarian Women's Cup
Flag of Canada.svg Canada National team Canadian Soccer Association Women's Premier Soccer League
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China National team Chinese Football Association Chinese Women's Super League Chinese Women's National Championship
Chinese Women's FA Cup
Chinese Women's FA Super Cup
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chinese Taipei National team Chinese Taipei Football Association Taiwan Mulan Football League
Flag of Colombia.svg Colombia National team Colombian Football Federation Colombian Women's Football League
Flag of Croatia.svg Croatia National team Clubs Croatian Football Federation 1. HNLŽ Croatian Women's Cup
Flag of Cyprus.svg Cyprus National team Clubs Cyprus Football Association First Division Cypriot Women's Cup
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czech Republic National team Football Association of the Czech Republic First Division Czech Women's Cup
Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark National team Danish Football Association Elitedivisionen Danish Women's Cup
Flag of England.svg England National team Clubs The Football Association FA Women's Super League
FA Women's Premier League
FA Women's Cup
Premier League Cup
Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg Equatorial Guinea National team Equatoguinean Football Federation
Flag of Estonia.svg Estonia National team Estonian Football Association Naiste Meistriliiga Estonian Women's Cup
Flag of the Faroe Islands.svg Faroe Islands National team Clubs Faroe Islands Football Association 1. deild kvinnur Faroese Women's Cup
Flag of Finland.svg Finland National team Football Association of Finland Naisten Liiga Finnish Women's Cup
Flag of France.svg France National team Clubs French Football Federation Division 1 Féminine Challenge de France
Flag of Germany.svg Germany National team Clubs German Football Association Women's Bundesliga DFB Frauen-Pokal
Flag of Ghana.svg Ghana National team Clubs Ghana Football Association Ghana Women's Football League
Flag of Greece.svg Greece National team Hellenic Football Federation Greek A Division Greek Women's Cup
Flag of Hong Kong.svg Hong Kong National team Clubs Hong Kong Football Association Hong Kong Women League
Flag of Iceland.svg Iceland National team Football Association of Iceland Úrvalsdeild kvenna Icelandic Cup
Flag of India.svg India National team Clubs All India Football Federation Indian Women's League
Flag of Indonesia.svg Indonesia National team Football Association of Indonesia Indonesian Womens Football Tournament Pertiwi Cup
Flag of Iran.svg Iran National team Islamic Republic of Iran Football Federation Kowsar Women Football League
Flag of Iraq.svg Iraq National team Iraq Football Federation Iraqi Women's Premier League
Flag of Ireland.svg Republic of Ireland National team Women's Football Association of Ireland Women's National League FAI Women's Cup
Flag of Israel.svg Israel National team Clubs Israel Football Association Liga Leumit Israeli Women's Cup
Flag of Italy.svg Italy National team Italian Football Federation Serie A Coppa Italia
Flag of Japan.svg Japan National team Clubs Japan Football Association Nadeshiko League Empress's Cup Tournament
Nadeshiko League Cup
Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya National team Football Kenya Federation Kenyan Women's Premier League
Flag of Kosovo.svg Kosovo National team Football Federation of Kosovo Kosovo Women's Football League Kosovar Women's Cup
Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg Kyrgyzstan National team Football Federation of Kyrgyz Republic Kyrgyzstan Women's Championship
Flag of Luxembourg.svg Luxembourg National team Luxembourg Football Federation Dames Ligue 1 Luxembourg Women's Cup
Flag of North Korea.svg Korea DPR National team DPR Korea Football Association
Flag of South Korea.svg Korea Republic National team Clubs Korea Football Association WK-League
Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico National team Mexican Football Federation Liga MX Femenil Copa MX Femenil
Flag of Morocco.svg Morocco National team Royal Moroccan Football Federation Moroccan Women's Football ChampionshipWomen's Cup
Flag of Myanmar.svg Myanmar National team Myanmar Football Federation
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands National team Royal Dutch Football Association Eredivisie KNVB Women's Cup
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand National team New Zealand Football National Women's League
Flag of Nicaragua.svg Nicaragua National team Nicaraguan Football Federation Nicaraguan women's football championship
Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria National team Clubs Nigeria Football Federation Nigeria Women Premier League Nigerian Women's Cup
Flag of Norway.svg Norway National team Clubs Football Association of Norway Toppserien NM Cup
Ulster Banner.svg Northern Ireland National team Irish Football Association Women's Premiership IFA Women's Challenge Cup
Flag of Pakistan.svg Pakistan National team Clubs Pakistan Football Federation National Women Football Championship
Flag of the Philippines.svg Philippines National team Clubs Philippine Football Federation PFF Women's League PFF Women's Cup
Flag of Poland.svg Poland National team Clubs Polish Football Association Ekstraliga Polish Women's Cup
Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal National team Portuguese Football Federation National Women's Football Championship Portuguese Women's Football Cup
Portuguese Women's Football Supercup
Flag of Romania.svg Romania National team Romanian Football Federation Romanian Superliga Romanian Women's Cup
Flag of Russia.svg Russia National team Football Union of Russia Russian Women's Football Championship Russian Women's Cup
Flag of Scotland.svg Scotland National team Clubs Scottish Women's Football Scottish Women's Premier League
Scottish Women's Football League
Scottish Women's Football League Second Division
Scottish Women's Cup
Scottish Women's Premier League Cup
Scottish Women's Football League First Division Cup
Scottish Women's Football League Second Division Cup
Flag of Serbia.svg Serbia National team Football Association of Serbia Serbian Superliga Serbian Women's Cup
Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia National team Football Association of Slovenia Slovenian Women's League Slovenian Women's Cup
Flag of Singapore.svg Singapore National team Football Association of Singapore FAS Women's Premier League
Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa National team South African Football Association ABSA Women's League
Flag of Spain.svg Spain National team Clubs Royal Spanish Football Federation Primera División Queen's Cup
Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden National team Clubs Swedish Football Association Damallsvenskan Ladies Swedish Cup
Ladies Swedish Supercup
Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland National team Swiss Football Association Women's Nationalliga A Swiss Women's Cup
Flag of Tanzania.svg Tanzania National team Tanzania Football Federation
Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey National team Clubs Turkish Football Federation Turkish Women's First Football League
Flag of Ukraine.svg Ukraine National team Football Federation of Ukraine Ukrainian Women's League Ukrainian Women's Cup
Winter Cup
Flag of Uzbekistan.svg Uzbekistan National team Uzbekistan Football Federation Uzbek women's football championship
Flag of the United States.svg United States National team Clubs United States Soccer Federation National Women's Soccer League NWSL Championship
Flag of Uruguay.svg Uruguay National team Uruguayan Football Association Uruguayan Women's Championship
Flag of Vietnam.svg Vietnam National team Vietnam Football Federation Vietnam women's football championship
Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Wales National team Football Association of Wales Welsh Premier Women's Football League FAW Women's Cup

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