Between 2004 and 2010 Auckland City FC rapidly emerged as one of the giants of Oceanian club football by winning two continental crowns and four domestic titles. To read about the exploits of Auckland City during that period click…

With nine Oceania crowns, including a remarkable run of seven consecutive titles between 2011 and 2017, Auckland City FC have stamped an indelible mark on our region’s football landscape. The Navy Blues have also achieved global recognition following their…

New Zealand Football have announced that Tom Sermanni will be extending his contract as Head Coach of the Football Ferns. The 12-month extension, to August 2021, will see Sermanni lead the team at the rearranged Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games…

2019 was an historic year for futsal in Oceania with the launch of the inaugural OFC Futsal Champions League. The four-day tournament, hosted at Auckland’s Barfoot and Thompson Stadium from December 5-8, featured six teams representing New Zealand, Fiji,…

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…

New Caledonian football has made huge strides in the past few years as they have become a major force in our region both on and off the field. Whether performing at elite and youth level, in the women’s game,…

2016 marked a major milestone for Vanuatu, which became the smallest country ever to reach a FIFA tournament by securing qualification for the U-20 World Cup in South Korea. With two World Cup spots on offer for Oceania teams…

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has outlined his three immediate priorities for FIFA to support football during and beyond the coronavirus in a video message specifically addressed to the 211 FIFA member associations and shared with members of the FIFA…

The rise of Tiki Toa – Part 2

Tahiti’s remarkable journey from Temae Beach on the island of Moorea in 2006 to the 2015 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup final in Portugal is one of world football’s most extraordinary stories. It’s fair to say that despite their…

The rise of Tiki Toa – Part 1

The game of beach soccer has enjoyed incredible growth and popularity in French Polynesia during the past decade thanks to the extraordinary achievements of Tiki Toa, our region’s most successful team on the global stage. During this period the…