Football in the Central African Republic

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Football in the Central African Republic
Governing body Central African Football Federation
National team(s) men's national team
Club competitions
International competitions

Football is the number one sport in the Central African Republic.[1][2] The national association has made conscious efforts to participate in all of the top international and regional championships.[3][4] A 2-0 win over the Côte d'Ivoire in the qualifiers for the African Cup of Nations in 1972 still ranks as the nation's most significant success, although the return leg ended in a 4-1 defeat.

League system

Level League(s)/Division(s)
1 Division 1
12 clubs
2 Division 2
16 clubs


  1. ^ Doyle, Paul (2011-03-25). "Central African Republic aiming to put themselves on the footballing map | Paul Doyle | Football". Retrieved 2013-12-02.
  2. ^ "BBC Sport - Central African Republic win first World Cup qualifier". 2012-06-02. Retrieved 2013-12-02.
  3. ^ "Central African football stars keen to return home | Football - News |". 2013-03-25. Retrieved 2013-12-02.
  4. ^ "Soccer-Central African Republic pull off shock win in Egypt - Chicago Tribune". 2012-06-15. Retrieved 2013-12-02.
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