CAFA Women's Futsal Championship 2024: A Celebration of Skill, Unity, and Sportsmanship
The CAFA Women’s Futsal Championship 2024 which was conducted from 4th to 11th of February, hosted in the heart of Central Asia, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, culminated in an exhilarating showcase of...
CAFA Referees Seminar 2024: A Step Forward Towards Higher Standards of Officiating
The Central Asian Football Association (CAFA) organized the Referees Seminar and maiden VAR course in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, from 21-23 January and 24-25 January 2024 respectively. The seminar aimed to elevate...
CAFA Extraordinary Congress 2023
Dushanbe, Tajikistan — December 2, 2023: Central Asian Football Association (CAFA) has held its Extraordinary Congress meeting via video-conference, resulting in a series of updates for the organization. The Extraordinary...

Latest news from CAFA

CAFA Women’s Futsal Championship 2024: A Celebration of Skill, Unity, and Sportsmanship
The CAFA Women's Futsal Championship 2024 which was conducted from 4th to 11th of February, hosted in the heart of...
CAFA Referees Seminar 2024: A Step Forward Towards Higher Standards of Officiating
The Central Asian Football Association (CAFA) organized the Referees Seminar and maiden VAR course in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, from 21-23 January...
CAFA Extraordinary Congress 2023
Dushanbe, Tajikistan — December 2, 2023: Central Asian Football Association (CAFA) has held its Extraordinary Congress meeting via video-conference, resulting...
СAFA is AFC Regional Association of the Year
Central Asian Football Association has won the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Award of the Year for the first time in...
Central Asian Football Association and All India Football Federation paving the way for the start of Cooperation by signing a Memorandum of Understanding. 
The MoU, which was signed by the General Secretaries of the football organisations on 30 October 2023 in capital city...

About CAFA

The Central Asian Football Association is one of the five Regional Associations of the Asian Football Confederation. In June 2014, the establishment of the new association was in principle approved by the Asian Football Confederation and it was subsequently approved at the AFC Extraordinary Congress in January 2015.  CAFA is currently headquartered in Dushanbe, Tajikistan and through its events, CAFA aims to develop and strengthen the game of football throughout the region by raising the standards and creating more opportunities for the Member Associations for further growth.

Member Associations

CAFA consists of six Member Associations. All of them are fully-fledged members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

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Afghanistan

Capital: Kabul

Area: 652,860 km²

Population: 40,875,196

FIFA Ranking:  154

I.R.IRAN

Capital: Tehran

Area:  1,648,195 km²

Population: 85,029,000

FIFA Ranking:  22

Turkmenistan

Capital: Ashgabat

Area: 491,210 km²

Population: 6,031,200

FIFA Ranking:  135

Uzbekistan

Capital: Tashkent

Area: 448.978 km²

Population: 34,546,199

FIFA Ranking:  77

Tajikistan

Capital: Dushanbe

Area: 143,100 km²

Population: 10,040,063

FIFA Ranking:  109

Kyrgyz Republic

Capital: Bishkek

Area: 199,951 km²

Population: 6,763,199

FIFA Ranking:  95