World national teams on September 3rd, 1961

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AFC - The Asian Football Confederation18 teams

Afghanistan
Burma
Cambodia
Ceylon
Hong Kong
India
Indonesia
Iran
Israel
Japan
Malaya
Pakistan
Philippines
Republic of China
Singapore
South Korea
South Vietnam
Thailand

CAF - Confédération Africaine de Football8 teams

Ethiopia
Ghana
Kenya
Nigeria
Sudan
Tunisia
Uganda
United Arab Republic

CONMEBOL - Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol10 teams

Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile
Colombia
Ecuador
Paraguay
Peru
Uruguay
Venezuela

UEFA - Union of European Football Associations31 teams

Albania
Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Czechoslovakia
Denmark
East Germany
England
Finland
France
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Luxembourg
Malta
Netherlands
Northern Ireland
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Scotland
Soviet Union
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Wales
West Germany
Yugoslavia

Other FIFA members26 teams

Canada
China
Costa Rica
Cuba
Cyprus
Dutch Guiana
El Salvador
Guatemala
Haiti
Honduras
Iraq
Jordan
Lebanon
Mexico
Morocco
Netherlands Antilles
New Zealand
Nicaragua
North Korea
Panama
Puerto Rico
Saudi Arabia
Sierra Leone
Syria
Turkey
United States

Unaffiliated teams54 teams

Antigua and Barbuda
Aruba
Australia
Barbados
British Guiana
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Congo
Dahomey
Dominica
Faroe Islands
Fiji
FLN
French Guiana
French Somaliland
Gabon
Gambia
Grenada
Guadeloupe
Guinea
Ivory Coast
Jamaica
Kuwait
Libya
Macau
Madagascar
Mali
Martinique
Mauritius
Mongolia
Montserrat
New Caledonia
New Hebrides
North Vietnam
Northern Rhodesia
Nyasaland
Portuguese Guinea
Reunion
Ruanda-Urundi
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Senegal
South Africa
Southern Rhodesia
Tahiti
Tanganyika
Togo
Trinidad and Tobago
Upper Volta
Zanzibar

Defunct national teams1 team

Saar

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