assigns a three-letter country code
(more properly termed a trigramme
) to each of its member and non-member countries. These are the official codes used by FIFA and its continental confederations (AFC
) as name abbreviations of countries and dependent areas, in official competitions. The FIFA designations are also sometimes used outside of association football
in other sports , e.g. snooker
FIFA member codes
There are currently 208 FIFA members, each one with its unique country code.
Non-FIFA member codes
<!--Section formerly titled "Non-FIFA member codes used by FIFA or confederations"-->The following codes refer to countries or dependent areas that are currently not affiliated with FIFA, but whose codes either appear in the FIFA results database, or are used regularly by confederation websites.
The following codes refer to countries or dependent areas that are currently not affiliated with FIFA. Even though they are members or associate members of their regional confederations, these codes are not regularly used in communications of FIFA.
Obsolete country codes
The following codes are obsolete because a country has ceased to exist, changed its name, changed its code, or has become part of another country.
FIFA, IOC and ISO differences
Although most FIFA codes are the same as the International Olympic Committee country codes
used for the Olympic Games, there are still some... Read More