Wednesday , October 27 2021

Oceania

Oceania Football Confederation launches new online learning platform OFC Learn!

The Oceania Football Confederation has announced the launch of its new online learning platform OFC Learn, which will revolutionise the way people learn across Oceania and in other regions around the world. Funded by UEFA Assist – UEFA’s programme to support other Confederations and their Member Associations – OFC Learn aims …

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Tonga’s local heroes encourage girls to give football a go!

OFC Women’s Football Ambassador Lositika Feke and former Tonga national women’s player Tangimausia Ma’afu served as volunteers at the Tonga Football Association’s (TFA) girls’ festival a fortnight ago, which saw over 150 girls attend. Held on the eastern district of Tongatapu, 10 communities from Fua’amotu, Nakolo, Ha’asini, Lavengatonga, Fatumu, Lapaha, …

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Papua New Guinea grassroots & youth coaching courses locked in!

A host of MA Grassroots Coaching Certificate and MA Youth Coaching Certificate courses will be rolled out through the remainder of the year across seven locations in Papua New Guinea. Six editions of each course will be on offer before the end of the year, with the goal of equipping …

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OFC competitions schedule update for 2022!

The Oceania Football Confederation’s Executive Committee this week agreed to changes to the region’s competitions calendar for 2022 and a reshaped format for next year’s OFC Champions League. The changes, which were confirmed via an online meeting of the committee, come in response to the ongoing issues presented by the …

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Just Play Youth Coaching Course trialled in Tonga!

The trial of a new course run by the Tonga Football Association (TFA) saw 75 attendees take part in three separate courses held across the islands of Ha’apai, Vava’u and Tongatapu. The Just Play Youth Coaching Course was a collaborative project between the TFA social responsibility and technical departments and …

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Referees benefit from Tonga courses!

Forty two referees gained new qualifications in Tonga last week after taking part in referee courses held on the islands of Vava’u and ‘Eua. Twenty two participants took part in the OFC Referees Level 1 course at Lolomana’ia Park, facilitated by TFA Referee Development Officers Kolinisiasi Vakatapu and Teiapa’a Tu’itavuki, …

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Upolu and Savai’i coaches gain MA Senior Coaching Certificate in Samoa!

Close to 40 coaches received MA Senior Coaching Certificates in Samoa last week, after graduating through one of two courses organised by Federation Football Samoa (FFS) on the islands of Upolu and Savai’i. Existing football coaches, local teachers, parents and volunteers came together for the courses, spending three days improving …

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OFC Women’s Football Strategy benefitting Pacific nations!

The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand – the first edition to be held in the Southern Hemisphere – offers a unique opportunity to provide impetus to local women’s football and leave a lasting legacy in the Pacific region. With those broad overarching goals in mind, …

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