The official launch of the Pacific Youth and Sports Conference (PYASC) 2010 was held in Manukau City, New Zealand, on Monday 31 August with organisers from Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) and Manukau City Council (MCC) celebrating the occasion in…

Scott Gilligan, project manager for the “Win in Oceania” Futsal development programme, has been in Fiji this week to assist the Fiji Football Association (FFA) in setting up a development structure for the abbreviated form of the game. The former Australian Futsal player and coach…

More and more women in Vanuatu are getting involved in football thanks to a new women’s development plan introduced by the Vanuatu Football Federation (VFF) this year. The development plan aims to expand football opportunities for women beyond the…

Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) will send six match officials to the upcoming FIFA U-20 and U-17 World Cups after they all passed FIFA standard fitness tests in the past week. FIFA qualified referee Mike Hester (NZL) will be accompanied by…

Ahead of two epic Auckland-versus-Wellington Chatham Cup semi-finals on Sunday, one of the final four clubs is happy to have slipped under the radar. With Miramar assuming the mantle of favourites, double-chasing Wellington Olympic staying unbeaten this season and…

The Solomon Islands national men’s Beach Soccer team has begun its final training preparations leading into the 2009 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Dubai this 16-22 November. According to the team manager, Rueben Oimae, this week marks the start of…