Bloemfontein Stadium, Free State, South Africa

CECAFA East & Central Africa

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) was founded in 1957 by three countries: Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan, playing the first African Nations Cup that year. It was not, however, until 1960 and the independence of a large amount of African countries that the CAF took on the appearance of a genuine Continental Federation.

Numerous Irish-named players playing for both Mauritius National team and Premier League teams