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Tag Archives: Oceania

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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2021 Just Play rollout underway in Auki on the Solomon Islands!

The rollout of Just Play training for 2021 is well and truly underway in the Solomon Islands with Auki, in Malaita Province, enjoying a week immersed in the sport for development programme. Solomon Islands Just Play Trainer Vanessa Kausimae travelled to the provincial capital to run two training courses covering …

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Oceania’s OFC Stars of Tomorrow VIDEO: The conclusion!

OFC wrap up their OFC Stars of Tomorrow social media campaign. The Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) thanks you to all our participants for your creativity and effort to send in your videos to them. OFC Stars of Tomorrow is a social media campaign aimed to encourage children up to the …

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Oceania Football Confederation cancels upcoming OFC Beach Soccer Nations Cup!

The Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Beach Soccer Nations Cup 2021 has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. OFC’s Executive Committee made the decision this week to cancel the tournament and nominate Tahiti to attend the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2021 in Russia in August as Oceania’s representative. OFC’s …

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