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Tag Archives: Oceania

Manukau United exemplifies the IDSDP values!

The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace offers an annual opportunity to celebrate how everyday, sport has an important role to play in society. In Oceania, no club reflects the values celebrated by IDSDP better than South Auckland’s Manukau United. The clubs’s core values have aligned it as …

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Oceania’s OFC Stars of Tomorrow launches!

Young footballers around the Pacific have the chance to develop their skills by participating in the OFC’s Stars of Tomorrow social media campaign. A series of videos will be posted on OFC’s social media platforms kicking off with an educational Skills Challenge every Tuesday in April on juggling, running with …

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Fiji women combine for capacity building programme!

Twenty-one women across Fiji’s Southern Division participated in the OFC’s Women’s Capacity Building Programme workshop on March 30/31 in Vatuwaqa. The aim of the programme is to develop personal and professional skills of women in Pacific Island communities who are interested in working or volunteering in football. The two-day event …

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Oceania strengthens Safeguarding commitment in landmark webinar!

A momentous OFC-FIFA Guardians Safeguarding in Football Orientation Webinar has successfully concluded with participants from nine OFC Member Associations, OFC staff and FIFA Development Office – Oceania all participating. The virtual webinar was staged in four parts where key speakers Kathryn Leslie, FIFA’s Head of Safeguarding and Child Protection, Gloria …

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Oceania Football leaders gather to host Football Division workshop!

The Oceania Football Confederation hosted an internal four-day workshop between March 24-29 at Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland, to review the Football Division’s activities and plan for 2021. OFC General Secretary Franck Castillo and Chief of the Football Division Patrick Jacquemet provided organisational updates, while twelve staff members from various …

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Oceania Emergency Programme redesign undergoes testing!

The redesign of the OFC Just Play Emergency Programme resources has reached the testing phase of its development journey. The Just Play team in Fiji have played a pivotal role in responding to natural disasters around the Pacific, including Tropical Cyclone Winston in Fiji, the volcanic eruption in Ambae, Vanuatu …

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Celebrating International Women’s Day across the Pacific!

International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on March 8, offering an opportunity to reflect on progress made, to call for change, and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by women who have played a role in the history of their countries and communities. While unprecedented advances have been made …

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Oceania Football Confederation confirms schedule changes!

The Oceania Football Confederation is proactively adapting its competitions strategy to tackle the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic with a strong focus on its long-term goals. In a bid to provide our Member Associations with more meaningful matches, various short and long-term solutions are currently being worked on, including the …

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Statement by FIFA & its six confederations on breakaway competitions!

In light of recent media speculation about the creation of a closed European ‘Super League’ by some European clubs, FIFA and the six confederations (AFC, CAF, Concacaf, CONMEBOL, OFC and UEFA) once again would like to reiterate and strongly emphasise that such a competition would not be recognised by either …

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