OFC trio on 2018 FIFA Best panels

The Best FIFA Football Awards, the premier annual awards celebration held by football’s world governing body, today announced two panels to decide shortlisted candidates for the Best FIFA Men’s and Women’s Players and Coaches for the 2017/18 season. The men’s panel…

OFC to have 1.5 slots in 2026

The Oceania Football Confederation will have 1.5 slots for the FIFA World Cup as of the 2026 edition after the slot allocation was approved by the FIFA Council during its meeting in Manama, Bahrain. The council has endorsed the proposal recommended…

Pachuca claimed the CONCACAF title to become the first side to qualify for the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017. They were closely followed by Al Jazira who will represent host country United Arab Emirates after taking out the…

Papua New Guinea reaches new high

After back-to-back outstanding performances on the international stage, the Papua New Guinea national football team has climbed FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking to their highest position, moving up a whopping 14 places to number 156. Although the big move didn’t change…

New slot allocation on the cards

The Bureau of the FIFA Council – comprised of the FIFA President and the presidents of each of the six confederations – convened this Thursday at the Home of FIFA in Zurich and agreed on a proposed slot allocation…

48 team World Cup from 2026

The FIFA Council has unanimously decided in favour of expanding the FIFA World Cup™ to a 48-team competition as of the 2026 edition  World football’s supervisory and strategic body held its third meeting at the Home of FIFA in…

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Fiji FA Heads Attend FIFA Course

Heads of Fiji Football Association departments have spent the start of the week in a three-day FIFA Forward Development Programme at the Fiji FA Headquarters in Vatuwaqa Led in Fiji by FIFA Development Officer Shaun Easthope, the development programme…

The latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World men’s rankings has seen the gaps between OFC Member Associations closing, creating a more competitive environment in the region. 2016 OFC Nation’s Cup runners-up Papua New Guinea have moved up the rankings three places to…

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has today unveiled “FIFA 2.0: The Vision for the Future” – the first time in FIFA’s history that it has published a roadmap for how to most effectively grow the game, enhance the experience and…

Paraguay claimed a crucial 1-0 away win over Argentina in the latest FIFA World Cup qualifying action in South American to move within a point of the intercontinental playoff spot, just behind the Argentines. A win at home in…