The recent OFC Futsal Nations Cup provided a fitting backdrop to the FIFA workshop for OFC Technical Directors and General Secretaries between 25-29 November in New Caledonia. The capacity building workshop, which was part of OFC’s strategic programme for…

Coinciding with the concluding days of the tournament, many of the Oceania Football Confederation’s member nations have been participating at the FIFA/OFC Beach Soccer Seminar.Held over three days, participants from New Caledonia, Tahiti, Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu and American Samoa…

Chung, Valcke praise hosts

Already the 11-day event is a sell-out tournament and is expected to be an overwhelming success, raising the question whether Oceania and its island nations are ready for more?That question was put to FIFA General Secretary Jerome Valcke and…

The Presidents, General Secretaries and Technical Directors of Oceania’s Member Associations have spent the past three days going over the reform processes FIFA, as the world governing body, have begun implementing and the effect they could have on the…

The 52-year-old Frenchman was on-site with a delegation from FIFA as guests of the OFC President David Chung. “Today it’s an important day we are making decisions to see a realisation. It’s the first step of a 20-month period…

Regenass, FIFA Director of Member Associations and Development, reinforced the value of face-to-face contact with the Oceania football family.“It’s very important for FIFA to maintain direct contact with our Member Associations in Oceania, to exchange ideas, discuss our programme…

A team led by FIFA Director of Development and MA Division Thierry Regenass and including Head of Development Programmes Cyril Loisel, Head of Education and Technical Development Jurg Nepfer will lead the process around the world.They have been joined…

The visit coincides with Oceania Football Confederation plans to enhance its profile in Pacific sport with a ‘Home of Football’.The base for football activities is to be located at Ngahue Reserve in St John, Auckland where it will also…