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The President of Papua New Guinea Football Association (PNGFA), Mr. David Chung has been elected as the Vice president of the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) in the OFC Congress held in Papua New Guinea on the 18th of January 2007.

The congress comprises of the eleven member associations of the pacific island countries put confidence in the commitment of Mr. Chung in football and give him the mandate as the vice president to work together with the re-elected OFC president Mr. Reynald Temarii.

The FIFA president Mr. Joseph Sepp Blatter after addressing OFC congress and being an observer said that it was the first time he had witnessed an OFC Congress start and finish harmoniously.

Blatter said that the development of football in the Oceania region is heading towards a big success through the eleven OFC member associations working together in hand-to-hand.

OFC now has a new motto ” an ocean of solidarity ” a slogan which conveys the message of unity in the Oceania to develop football in the region.

Mr. Chung’s new post in the OFC executive has had a big impact for footballe in Papua New Guinea with political ructions prior to the OFC Congress within PNG silenced in unanimous support of Chung.

Story courtesy of PNGFA Media Officer Thomas Kambi

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