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Oceania Football Confederation are ALL IN with their first women’s football strategy!

The Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) has launched its first strategic plan dedicated to women’s football. The ALL IN: OFC Women’s Football Strategy 2027 aims to increase the development, growth, sustainability, and professionalisation of the game, leading to greater performances on the world stage. The inaugural OFC Women’s Football Strategy will …

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Oceania Football Confederation Congress connects remotely!

The Oceania Football Confederation held its 27th Ordinary Congress online on Thursday, July 8. The OFC Executive Committee members and Member Association delegates met via video conference due to border closures across the Pacific. The FIFA President Gianni Infantino attended along with FIFA delegates. Infantino congratulated OFC on the strength …

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Oceania Football Confederation pilot Club Management Introduction Certificate!

Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) staff members took the opportunity to upskill this week with an internal Introduction to Club Management Certificate course. The two-hour event served as a pilot before its rollout online across our Member Associations later this year. The learning material was split into three parts: understanding football …

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Solomon Islands FF launches IUMI Play Grassroots Programme!

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) have joined forces with the Henderson Eels academy to roll out the IUMI Play Grassroots Programme later this month. IUMI, meaning ‘our’ programme in the Bislama language, has been designed to uncover and develop U-12 talent in schools, clubs, and academies. The programme will …

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Oceania Football Confederation targets Club Licensing development!

New Zealand Football recently became the first Member Association from the Pacific to have their 2021/2022 Club Licensing regulations endorsed by OFC and FIFA, and Steven Dillon hopes other countries will follow suit. Dillon, who joined OFC as the Clubs and Leagues Officer last year, has a long-term goal of …

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Oceania Football Confederation competitions calendar rescheduled!

International travel within Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Member Associations continues to pose significant risks to the health and welfare of the Pacific community. Taking this into consideration, the OFC Executive Committee has agreed to a range of changes to the football calendar, including the cancellation of this year’s OFC Champions …

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Eight new schools introduced to Oceania’s Just Play in Tonga!

Children at eight Wesleyan Primary Schools across Tongatapu, Tonga have become the latest inductees to the OFC Just Play Programme. Just Play Programme Manager and Head of Social Responsibility for Tonga Football Association, Palu ‘Uhatahi-Tu’amoheloa, said the schools are now five weeks into the 16 week programme and school principals …

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Workshops help refine 2021 agenda in Vanuatu!

Two Just Play Regional Development Officers Meetings held in Vanuatu earlier this month allowed participants to reflect on the programme in 2020 in order to build on that success in 2021. Facilitated by Just Play Programme Manager Rorona Kalsakau, also Vanuatu Football Federation Deputy General Secretary, each workshop held in …

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