Following the decisions taken by the football associations of the Cook Islands and Vanuatu to withdraw from the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Oceania Qualifiers due to positive cases of COVID-19 that affected their respective national teams, the Bureau for the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers has taken the following decisions …Read More »
COVID-19 forces 2022 FIFA World Cup – Oceania Qualifiers match cancellations & postponement!
The Oceania Football Confederation can confirm that due to a number of positive cases of COVID-19 in the Vanuatu and Cook Islands squads, Match Day 3 of the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Oceania Qualifiers will not go ahead. As a result of the vast majority of the squad testing …Read More »
Cook Islands confirm squad for 2022 FIFA World Cup – Oceania Qualifiers!
The Cook Islands have called on players based in New Zealand, Australia and England, in addition to talent from their own domestic league, for this month’s Oceania Qualifiers in Qatar. Coach Alan Taylor has included eight players in his group who play club football outside of the Cook Islands, along …Read More »
Cook Islands host first Future Stars festival!
The Cook Islands Football Association (CIFA) held their inaugural Future Stars grassroots festival earlier this month, which catered for over 100 kids between the ages of five and 13 at its complex in Matavera. The Future Stars festival was initiated by CIFA, with a framework based on the OFC Player …Read More »
Cook Islands FA president Lee Harmon banned by the OFC Disciplinary & Ethics Committee!
The Adjudicatory Chamber of the OFC Disciplinary and Ethics Committee in a decision notified on July 6, 2021 has found Lee Harmon, President of the Cook Islands Football Association, guilty of having breached the OFC Code of Ethics. The ethics proceedings are part of an extensive investigation into the OFC …Read More »
English FA/Oceania FC Developing Mentors Webinar held!
The second edition of the English FA/OFC Developing Mentors Webinar has seen a new set of participants from five Oceania nations upgrade their skills and knowledge as leaders in their field. The group, representing Vanuatu, Samoa, Papua New Guinea, French Polynesia and Cook Islands, met every Thursday morning for six …Read More »