CONMEBOL (Confederation Sudamericana de Futbol)
Confederation Sudamericana de Futbol (CSF) or more popularly known as CONMEBOL is the Governing Body for Football (Soccer) in South America (excluding Guyana, French Guiana and Suriname). CONMEBOL’s Primary Competitions are the Copa America (South American Nations Championship – now including two North or Central American Countries), and the Libertadores Cup (South American Club Championship). The Football Leagues of Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuala and the Brazilian State Leagues are included where an Irish connection has been found.
South American National Leagues
Preseason Tournaments; CBF Brazilian State Leagues
Argentina FA Final Tables
Velez Sarsfield – named after Irish-Argentine Patriot.
FF de Chile Final Tables
O’Higgins – named after General O’Higgins Liberator and son of Irish emigrant
Chile 2020-21: O’Higgins finished 10th in Primera Division
Venezuela FA Final Tables
Galicia – named after Atlantic Celtic Region of NW Spain.
Brazilian State Championships
Maranhao State Championship
Expressinho – Founded on St. Patrick’s Day 1975 and play in Green.
Rio & Sao Paulo State Championships (Seasons):