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Tag Archives: 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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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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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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Samoa launch latest Development Centre in Savai’i!

The Football Federation Samoa (FFS) have rolled out a Development Centre programme in Savai’i that will run for 12 weeks. The programme will see over 100 players from grades U-10 to U-15 take part in technical development and game training sessions twice weekly, while goalkeeping sessions will also take place …

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Flavia Lopes Sant’Anna P. Rodrigues joins Oceania Football Confederation!

Capacity building in corporate governance will be a key focus for new Oceania Football Confederation Member Associations Services Consultant Flávia Lopes Sant’Anna P. Rodrigues. Brazil-born Lopes Sant’Anna P. Rodrigues will be responsible for leading the creation and implementation of a strategy for OFC Member Association services in her new role …

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OFC update on 2022 FIFA World Cup – Oceania qualifiers!

In response to logistical challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, Oceania Football Confederation is exploring the opportunity to play the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Oceania Qualifiers in Qatar early next year. On September 15 agreement was reached by the OFC Executive Committee that it was not possible at this …

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Oceania embrace talks with FIFA regarding International Match Calendars!

The Oceania Football Confederation is welcoming discussions initiated by FIFA, regarding its participation in the consultation process around the review and development of a new women’s and men’s FIFA International Match Calendar. Discussions come ahead of the existing women’s FIFA International Match Calendar ending in 2023 and the existing men’s …

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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 …

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