The eight qualified teams have been separated into their two groups for the OFC Champions League 2023. The draw took place today at the OFC Home of Football – Te Kahu o Kiwa in Auckland. This year’s OFC Champions League will be held in Vanuatu in May, with games split …Read More »
Coaching reaches new level in Oceania with Pro Licence!
Eighteen coaches across Oceania gathered for the first-ever Pro Licence Diploma module between March 6-10 hosted by the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) in partnership with New Zealand Football (NZF). Held at the AUT Millennium in Auckland, the module (based on leading self) was one of four that will take place …Read More »
Draw date confirmed for OFC Champions League 2023!
The eight teams that have qualified for the OFC Champions League 2023 in Vanuatu will know their opponents on Thursday, March 23. The draw will take place at 1pm NZT at the OFC Home of Football – Te Kahu o Kiwa in Auckland, New Zealand. OFC Competitions Director Chris Kemp …Read More »
Unlocking Oceania’s potential in Beach Soccer with Angelo Schirinzi!
The Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tahiti and Fiji national men’s beach soccer teams gained the opportunity to learn from one of the world’s best coaches Angelo Schirinzi, who spent a week in each country holding week-long workshops. Schirinzi is the current head coach of the Switzerland national men’s beach soccer team …Read More »
Gianni Infantino congratulates OFC President before unopposed re-election!
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has addressed delegates gathered for the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Extraordinary Congress, and took the opportunity to congratulate Lambert Maltock, moments before the incumbent President was re-elected unopposed. In his speech, the FIFA President also offered words of support to the wider OFC community for their …Read More »
Lambert Maltock elected for second term as Oceania’s OFC president!
The OFC Extraordinary Congress held at Kigali in Rwanda has elected Lambert Maltock (Vanuatu) unopposed as President for a second four-year term. Maltock was first elected at the March 2019 Congress in Auckland New Zealand. FIFA President Gianni Infantino addressed the Congress saying “this year is huge for the Oceania …Read More »
All six FIFA member confederations assured places at expanded 2025 FIFA Club World Cup!
Clubs from all six of FIFA’s confederations are assured of participating in the inaugural expanded 2025 tournament after the access blueprint was unanimously agreed upon by the FIFA Council in Rwanda on Tuesday on March 14, 2023. The initial decision to revise the format of the competition to a 32-team …Read More »
Oceania’s OFC marks International Women’s Day 2023 with Gender Equality Workshop!
International Women’s Day saw OFC staff in Auckland help evolve one of our most important pieces of work in the last year. The Gender Equality Playbook was launched last November, but was never intended to be a static document, instead something that would grow thanks to data collected around the …Read More »
Oceania’s OFC launches ambitious executive programme for General Secretaries!
Clarity, Connection and Cohesion were the buzz words at OFC’s Executive Programme launch for General Secretaries in Auckland late last month. The three Cs are important to consider when discussing strategy, especially at a time of tremendous organisational growth within the Member Associations. General Secretaries are in a key position …Read More »
How Oceania’s OFC will implement Social Development Goals!
The Oceania Football Confederation was last month admitted into the UN’s Football for the Goals, a programme launched by the United Nations to use football as a tool to address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It’s been well established that sport can be an important enabler for achieving the SDGs. …Read More »