FIFA Intercontinental U23 Championship Ireland v Australia 2008 in Malaysia

Intercontinental

Intercontinental Soccer

As well as the Continental Associations and Regional Zones within them, there are Inter-Continental Competitions such as Pan-American Competitions (North, Central and South America); Arab Cups (North Africa and West Asia), and Commonwealth of Independent States (Russia, Kazakhstan and the other 9 Independent States which make up the CIS).

Inter-American Games

As well as the Continental Associations and Regional Zones within them, there are Inter-Continental Competitions such as Pan-American Competitions (North, Central and South America); Arab Cups (North Africa and West Asia), and Commonwealth of Independent States (Russia, Kazakhstan and the other 9 Independent States which make up the CIS).

Commonwealth Cup

Pan-Arab Cups

World Club Pre-Season Tours

Preseason Tournaments

UEFA Europe Preseason Tournaments

CONMEBOL South America Preseason Tournaments

AFC Asia Preseason

Preseason Tournaments held in Asia in the 1990s included the Merlion Cup in Singapore, the Dunhill / Merdeka Cup in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Hong Kong’s Carlsberg Challenge. These tournaments often featured top European Club and National Teams playing during preseason tours.

CONCACAF North America Preseason

Preseason tournaments held in USA include the International Champions Cup featuring top European and South American teams which has been held over the past few years; the United Soccer Association, a preseason league where European and South American teams (including Shamrock Rovers and Glenavon) played as American-based teams over the summer of 1967; and the International Soccer League from 1960 to 1965, an extended preseason tournament, again featuring top European and South American teams.