Tonga’s football maestro

Few people have more experience in Tongan football than Kilifi Uele. He’s seen a lot during his lengthy stint in the game and has been the Technical Director for the Tonga Football Association since 2005. His international playing career…

NZF confirm new comittee members

New Zealand Football’s aim of achieving at least 40 percent female representation on its Executive Committee has now been reached after the first year of Johanna Wood’s term as New Zealand Football President. The move follows a positive trend…

The first OFC Beach Soccer Nations Cup was held in 2006. In the past 14 years the game has evolved in Oceania, particularly in Tahiti where the Tiki Toa have become one of the world’s best teams; Tahiti and…

Q&A with Marvin Eakins

New Zealand’s longest serving futsal player Marvin Eakins is synonymous with the game on the Shaky Isles. Born in the Philippines to his Filipina mother Aida and his Irish father Michael, the 34-year-old has carved out an illustrious playing…

Alejo Perez Leguizamon is the man in charge of improving the fitness of Oceania’s match officials. Based in New Zealand, Perez Leguizamon has joined OFC as a Fitness Consultant where his focus will be on developing training resources for…

Kurukuru look ahead to World Cup

The Solomon Islands national fustal team are planning to return to training soon as they begin a long road of preparation for the FIFA Futsal World Cup. Last week, FIFA confirmed the global tournament – that was scheduled to…

U-17 World Cup built legacy in NZ

The first FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup was held in 2008 and New Zealand embraced their role as hosts. Chris Simpson served as the CEO of the Local Organising Committee and said there were a number of unique challenges…

OFC tournaments postponed

OFC’s Executive Committee has confirmed the postponement of three OFC tournaments due to the coronavirus pandemic. The men’s OFC U-19 Championship, the OFC Champions League 2020 and the OFC U-17 Women’s Championship have all been affected. The men’s OFC…

After three years of heartbreak, Team Wellington finally reached the top of the mountain as they claimed their first OFC Champions League title in 2018. They met Lautoka FC in a two-leg grand final and triumphed 10-3 on aggregate…