Wednesday , February 21 2024

Oceania

Ronna Lee Galumalemana appointed new CEO at Football Federation Samoa!

Ronna Lee Galumalemana is the new CEO at Football Federation Samoa. She replaces Acting CEO Pelenatete Taei and will officially start her role on February 19 at the conclusion of the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament – Oceania Qualifier which is being hosted in Samoa. “Galumalemana is vastly experienced in Administration, …

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Solomon Islands FF referees receive FIFA accreditation for 2024!

It’s a significant milestone for Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) with eight referees receiving their FIFA accreditation for 2024, in a ceremony held last week. The group includes two centre referees, three assistant referees, two futsal referees and a beach soccer referee. Among the list of referees, presented by FIFA, …

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Cook Islands FA team up with New Zealand Football to enhance Coaching!

The Cook Islands Football Association (CIFA) has struck a ground breaking collaboration with New Zealand Football to elevate the standard of coaching in the region. NZ Football will be working with local Cook Islands football coaches to help them in achieving the highly sort after C License in football coaching. …

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16 Coaches complete Oceania Pro Licence Course in New Zealand!

New Zealand’s AUT Millennium Institute played host to the fourth and final module of the OFC Pro Licence course this week, which focused on the ‘Business of Football.’ It’s the first time a course of its kind has been held in the region, with the licence representing the pinnacle of …

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Draws finalised for OFC Men’s Nations Cup & Qualifying Tournament!

The draws for the OFC Men’s Nations Cup 2024 – Qualifying and OFC Men’s Nations Cup 2024 have been held at the OFC Home of Football – Te Kahu o Kiwa, in Auckland, New Zealand. The Qualifying tournament will be hosted in Tonga from March 20-26 and the OFC Men’s …

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VAR a game changer for Oceania Football!

Plans to introduce Video Assistant Referees (VAR) into Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) competitions have taken a significant step forward this week in Auckland. Under the guidance of Lewis Watterson from Hawk-Eye, five local operators have been getting VAR training at the OFC Home of Football – Te Kahu o Kiwa. …

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Oceania Referees benefit from pre-season camp in Argentina!

Two referees from Oceania have been given the opportunity to attend Argentina Football Association’s Pre-season Camp for Professional Referees at the National Training Centre, “Lionel Messi” in Buenos Aires, and also in Mar del Plata. OFC Elite Referees Ben Aukwai from the Solomon Islands and New Zealand’s Campbell-Kirk Kawana-Waugh were …

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Draw out for OFC Women’s Champions League 2024!

The draw has been finalised for the second edition of the OFC Women’s Champions League to be played in Honiara in the Solomon Islands, March 10-23, 2024. Five teams competed in the inaugural tournament in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea last year and the growth of women’s football throughout Oceania …

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OFC Men’s Champions League 2024 & qualifying draw done!

The draw has been finalised for the OFC Men’s Champions League 2024 and OFC Men’s Champions League 2024 – Qualifying. The draws were held today, January 17 at the OFC Home of Football Te Kahu O Kiwa, in Auckland. The qualifying tournament will take place next month in Tonga (February …

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