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Vanuatu benefits from FIFA amateur football analysis!

FIFA and Vanuatu Football Federation (VFF) have been collaborating on amateur football analysis, to gain a comprehensive understanding of how the amateur game in Vanuatu is organised and can be supported by FIFA in the future. VFF Technical Director Peter Takaro said Vanuatu can benefit from this initiative by FIFA, …

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Vanuatu & Papua New Guinea to miss their OFC U-19 Championship opening matches!

The Vanuatu Football Federation (VFF) and Papua New Guinea Football Association (PNGFA) have today informed the Oceania Football Confederation that they will be unable to play their opening matches at the OFC U-19 Championship 2022 in Tahiti. Vanuatu had been due to play New Caledonia in the first Group C …

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COVID-19 forces Vanuatu & Cook Islands out of 2022 FIFA World Cup – Oceania Qualifiers!

Following the decisions taken by the football associations of the Cook Islands and Vanuatu to withdraw from the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Oceania Qualifiers due to positive cases of COVID-19 that affected their respective national teams, the Bureau for the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers has taken the following decisions …

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COVID-19 forces 2022 FIFA World Cup – Oceania Qualifiers match cancellations & postponement!

The Oceania Football Confederation can confirm that due to a number of positive cases of COVID-19 in the Vanuatu and Cook Islands squads, Match Day 3 of the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Oceania Qualifiers will not go ahead. As a result of the vast majority of the squad testing …

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2022 FIFA World Cup – Oceania Qualifiers: Vanuatu has positive tests ahead of Tahiti game!

Following rapid antigen testing conducted on Thursday, March 17 which revealed positive cases of COVID-19 in a vast majority of the Vanuatu squad, the scheduled Match Day 1 meeting between Vanuatu and Tahiti at the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Oceania Qualifiers will not go ahead. The tests were conducted …

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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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English FA/Oceania FC Developing Mentors Webinar held!

The second edition of the English FA/OFC Developing Mentors Webinar has seen a new set of participants from five Oceania nations upgrade their skills and knowledge as leaders in their field. The group, representing Vanuatu, Samoa, Papua New Guinea, French Polynesia and Cook Islands, met every Thursday morning for six …

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Oceania’s Member Associations enjoying national academies!

National academies are filling up around the region with Member Associations such as Vanuatu and New Caledonia making the most of OFC’s national academy programme. The programme is designed to create football career pathways for individuals, while preparing them with tools to use around social responsibility. Vanuatu’s men’s national academy …

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India U-19s score late winner over hosts Vanuatu!

Sumit Rathi’s (78′) second-half strike from the top of the box earned India U19 National Team a 1-0 win against hosts Vanuatu in their opening fixture of the OFC Developmental Tournament 2019 at the Korman Stadium in Port Villa, Vanuatu on Sunday, August 18. Coach Floyd Pinto opted to field …

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India U-19s to face Vanuatu & New Caledonia!

Gearing up for the AFC U-19 Championship qualifiers later this year, the Indian U-19 National Team will be participating in the OFC Youth Development Tournament and clashing swords against Vanuatu U-19 and New Caledonia U-19 later this month. Prior to their encounters against Vanuatu on August 18 and New Caledonia …

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