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Oceania FC & Melanesian Spearhead Group sign agreement!

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Secretariat Acting Director General George Hoa’au and the President of the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Lambert Maltock to establish a mutually cooperative relationship between the two organisations, in promoting and developing football and futsal in Melanesia. …

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FIFA provides further guidance on COVID-19 football regulatory issues!

Following the publication on April 7 of recommendations and guidelines to address some of the key football regulatory issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, the FIFA administration has since conducted 13 different workshops with representatives from its member associations (MAs), confederations, the World Leagues Forum (WLF) and the European Club Association (ECA). …

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Oceania cancels qualifiers, New Zealand to play 2020 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in India!

The OFC U-17 Women’s Championship 2020 has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Oceania Football Confederation’s Executive Committee made the decision to cancel the tournament and nominate New Zealand as OFC’s representative for the rescheduled FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup that is due to be played in India next …

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India U-19s beat New Caledonia to set up final clash with Tahiti!

The India U-19 National Team with a well-deserved 4-1 victory over U-17 world cuppers New Caledonia, continued their winning run in the ongoing OFC Developmental Tournament at the Korman Stadium in Port Vila, Vanuatu on Wednesday, August 21. Vikram Partap Singh (17′) opened the scoring early before Aman Chetri (41′) …

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India U-19s Floyd Pinto: Oceania Youth Tournament will help solidify our gameplan!

Gearing up for the AFC U-19 Championship qualifiers later this year where the Indian U-19 National Team has been drawn into Group F alongside hosts Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan, the Indian Colts have been sweating it hard in training. Coupled with exposure trips recently to Turkey where the Colts …

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India U-19s to face Vanuatu & New Caledonia!

Gearing up for the AFC U-19 Championship qualifiers later this year, the Indian U-19 National Team will be participating in the OFC Youth Development Tournament and clashing swords against Vanuatu U-19 and New Caledonia U-19 later this month. Prior to their encounters against Vanuatu on August 18 and New Caledonia …

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204 member associations in contention for 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar berths!

With 204 member associations still in the race for a berth at the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar, AFC House in Kuala Lumpur is set to take centre stage on July 17, 2019, when 40 Asian member associations will learn their fate during the draw for the second round of …

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Pacific Islands benefit from AFC-SOAP workshop!

A second AFC-Special Olympics Asia Pacific (SOAP) Social Responsibility workshop concluded recently on the Pacific Island of Fiji. The workshop is part of an ongoing Memorandum of Understanding between the AFC and SOAP to promote social inclusion through football in Asia, with the first taking place in Singapore for the …

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