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Oceania Just Play Emergency Programme gets a revamp!

Like so many in the sports world, OFC Just Play Programme teams across the Pacific are adjusting to a new normal. For the staff in Fiji that means putting their heads together to develop and revise Just Play Emergency Programme resources, and support the design of two new components – …

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Football activities take centre stage across Oceania!

Although OFC’s international calendar is still uncertain due to the impact of COVID-19, football activities have started to resume in recent months and weeks in the OFC’s Member Associations. As part of the increasing number of activities in the region, OFC Head of High Performance and Education Owain Prosser conducted …

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FIFA publishes first-ever manual on third-party influence & ownership!

In line with its commitment to promoting greater transparency and disclosure of its core internal activities, FIFA has published the “Manual on ‘TPI’ and ‘TPO’ in football agreements”. This manual has been developed with the primary objective of informing football stakeholders and the general public about how FIFA interprets and …

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Oceania FC/NZF Goalkeeper coaching course ready to launch!

James Bannatyne will lead the first OFC/NZF ‘C’ Licence goalkeeper coaching courses in Auckland and Christchurch later this year. The 40-hour course will be spread across five days in each location and will require participants to complete some extra practical goalkeeping coaching work too. Bannatyne, OFC’s Goalkeeping Development Consultant, will …

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2020 Oceania Champions League cancelled!

OFC’s Executive Committee has agreed to cancel the remaining matches in the OFC Champions League 2020 due to the border and travel restrictions caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The competition had reached the quarter-final stage after pool play in February and March before the pandemic took hold. The OFC Champions …

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Oceania FC & WIFA extend MOU for Just Play in Maharashtra region!

The Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) and the Western India Football Association (WIFA) have extended the Memorandum of Understanding which will ensure a further nine months of OFC Just Play activities in the Maharashtra region. The OFC Just Play Programme was first introduced in India in July 2016 with a pilot …

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Oceania’s Football development continues amid pandemic!

Oceania FC’s Football Development department is operating a range of training courses while the coronavirus pandemic continues to bite. A move to alert level 3 in Auckland, New Zealand has forced OFC staff to work from home for the past fortnight, while border restrictions remain in place throughout the Pacific, …

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Just Play Knowledge Attitudes Practices (KAP) & Baseline Study!

Who are we? Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) is the umbrella organisation of the national football associations within Oceania. Located in Auckland, New Zealand, OFC has 11 Member Associations which it supports financially and logistically through various programmes. OFC is the smallest of the world’s six Confederations but is an active …

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