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Tag Archives: Oceania

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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Fiji host a virtual women’s workshop!

Fiji facilitated a virtual women’s capacity building workshop this week. While football activity continues to remain on hold, the Fiji Football Association conducted a four-day workshop for 25 female coaches from tier one and two of the Digicel Women’s Super League. Guest speakers included Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) instructors Alejo …

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OFC have taken the pledge to improving safeguarding for all across Oceania!

August 8 marks international Safer Sport Day and OFC are joining International Safeguards for Children in Sport in their aim to raise awareness of safeguarding. There are eight safeguards that should be in place by any organisation working with children in sport while encouraging organisations to “take the pledge” and commit to …

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Auckland City nominated for the 2021 FIFA Club World Cup!

The OFC Executive Committee have confirmed their nomination of New Zealand’s Auckland City FC as the Confederation’s representative to participate in the 2021 FIFA Club World Cup. The 2021 OFC Champions League was cancelled due to the various COVID-19 restrictions across our Member Associations, meaning no matches were played. As …

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Skills challenge engages Fiji’s locked-down youth!

Fiji is currently experiencing its worst wave of the COVID-19 pandemic with the number of daily infections rising in their thousands. With entire communities locked down and children isolated within their household bubbles, the Fiji Football Association (Fiji FA) Social Responsibility department has rallied it’s Just Play staff in an …

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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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