World national teams on November 1st, 1981

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AFC - The Asian Football Confederation35 teams

Afghanistan
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Brunei
Burma
Cambodia
China
Hong Kong
India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Japan
Jordan
Kuwait
Laos
Lebanon
Macau
Malaysia
Nepal
North Korea
North Vietnam
North Yemen
Oman
Pakistan
Philippines
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
Singapore
South Korea
South Yemen
Sri Lanka
Syria
Thailand
United Arab Emirates

CAF - Confédération Africaine de Football43 teams

Algeria
Angola
Benin
Botswana
Burundi
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Chad
Congo
Egypt
Ethiopia
Gabon
Gambia
Ghana
Guinea
Ivory Coast
Kenya
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritania
Mauritius
Morocco
Mozambique
Niger
Nigeria
Rwanda
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Somalia
Sudan
Swaziland
Tanzania
Togo
Tunisia
Uganda
Upper Volta
Zaire
Zambia
Zimbabwe

CONCACAF - Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football23 teams

Antigua and Barbuda
Bahamas
Barbados
Bermuda
Canada
Costa Rica
Cuba
Dominican Republic
El Salvador
Grenada
Guatemala
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
Jamaica
Mexico
Netherlands Antilles
Nicaragua
Panama
Puerto Rico
Suriname
Trinidad and Tobago
United States

CONMEBOL - Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol10 teams

Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile
Colombia
Ecuador
Paraguay
Peru
Uruguay
Venezuela

OFC - Oceania Football Confederation4 teams

Australia
Fiji
New Zealand
Papua New Guinea

UEFA - Union of European Football Associations34 teams

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

Other FIFA members2 teams

Israel
Taiwan

Unaffiliated teams38 teams

Aruba
British Honduras
Cape Verde
Comoros
Cook Islands
Dominica
Dominica
Equatorial Guinea
Faroe Islands
French Guiana
French Somaliland
Greenland
Guadeloupe
Guam
Guinea-Bissau
Kiribati
Maldives
Martinique
Mongolia
Montserrat
New Caledonia
Northern Cyprus
Palestine
Reunion
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
São Tomé e Príncipe
Seychelles
Solomon Islands
South Africa
Tahiti
Tibet
Tonga
Tuvalu
Vanuatu
Wallis and Futuna
Western Samoa
Zanzibar

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