OFC AUCKLAND: The Oceania Football Confederation today confirmed the match officials to officiate at the 2004 OFC Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Australia and New Zealand from 14-22 January 2004. The tournament will see ten teams from the Oceania…

FIFA: The 52nd and Final match of the FIFA World Youth Championship UAE 2003 was billed as the most prolific attack, Brazil, versus the meanest defence, Spain. But in the end, the highlight of the 23rd day’s play turned…

ASA: OFC match officials, Australian referee Matthew Breeze, as well as assistant referees Matthew Cream and Nathan Gibson, have been rewarded by FIFA for their excellent performances by being appointed to this weekends’ 3rd / 4th play-off final at…

COURTESY FIFA: The 13th FIFA World Player Gala, broadcast in over 160 countries and taking place in Basel (Switzerland) for the very first time so as to focus additional attention on the event itself as well as the “Match…

COURTESY FIFA.com: Two from Dudu, including a golden goal in minute 95, saw Brazil claw their way back from a one-goal deficit to sink brave Slovakia in Dubai. And just as it looked like the hosts were headed to…

ASA: Australia will play host nation United Arab Emirates in Sharjah on Tuesday in their second round match at the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship. After defeating Brazil 3-2 in their final Group C match on Thursday, the Young…

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PHOTO CAPTION:Participants for the first OFC Senior License Coaching Course in the OFC “Indigenous” Local Talented Coaches Scheme held at the OFC Academy in Auckland from 2-12 December 2003, pose for a group photo with (L-R seated middle: Mr…

COURTESY RELAY ASA: The Young Socceroos have scored a historic 3-2 win over Brazil at the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship in the United Arab Emirates. The win guarantees Australian top spot in Group C and the Young Socceroos…

Frankfurt – At its meeting in Frankfurt today – Thursday, 4 December – the FIFA executive ratified ticket prices for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. Chaired by President Joseph S. Blatter, the Executive Committee acceded to the proposal put…

COURTESY FIFA – Frankfurt/Zurich: At its meeting in Frankfurt today under the chairmanship of FIFA senior vice-president Julio Grondona (deputising for the indisposed Lennart Johansson), the Organising Committee for the 2006 FIFA World Cup ratified the procedure for the…