Oceania’s top teams also learned who they will be up against in the initial stages of the OFC qualifiers with tournaments coming up in Samoa and Fiji over the next 12 months. But it was the intercontinental play-off draw…

Programme on a roll in Fiji

The spread of the initiative is being overseen in Fiji by Yasir Janiff, Just Play project manager for the Fiji Football Association, and development officer Mohammed Rafiq. The pair have worked hard in recent months to get the programme…

Fullback Ria Percival and striker Amber Hearn have signed for Bundesliga sides FFC Frankfurt and FF USV Jena respectively after enjoying impressive Cup campaigns and helping New Zealand to its first ever point at the tournament, a dramatic 2-2…

The teams posted the same result in their previous meeting in Honiara earlier this month and, despite creating plenty of opportunities in ideal conditions, could not avoid a repeat in front of the boisterous crowd.The match was nevertheless notable…

As the big day edges closer, here’s a look at some eye-catching statistics from the qualifying competition’s history as well as a few records likely to crash en route to Brazil 2014. 19.3 million fans, a record number, clicked…