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OFC signs MoU with CONMEBOL

The Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) has signed an important Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol (CONMEBOL) in Auckland, New Zealand. The signing ceremony formalises the cooperation between OFC and CONMEBOL, establishing a framework to strengthen…

Bala living it up in deep south

Roland Bala is living his dream pulling on the blue and gold of Southern United. The 27-year-old Papua New Guinea international moved south a month ago and has already shown himself to be a player to watch. He impressed…

Fiji national team coach Christophe Gamel has named a 32 member squad as the build-up for the international friendly against Estonia gets underway. Fiji will play the 80th ranked nation on 19 November at ANZ Stadium and among the…

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Fiji youth league launches

The long-term development of Fiji’s football is in safe hands following the launch of the 2017 edition of the Fiji National U-16 Youth League. Fiji FA technical director Ravinesh Kumar announced 18 participating teams across three divisions with six…

With the knockout stage still in reach for all four teams, Group B’s competing nations are all feeling positive ahead of their second OFC U-16 Women’s Championship clashes tomorrow. An impressive 4-1 victory against American Samoa on Friday placed…

Last weekend, women were very much the centre of attention in Amsterdam, and not just because the UEFA Women’s EURO kicked off on Sunday some 50 kilometres away in Utrecht. As part of the overall context of the tournament,…

Mettam sets sights on France

Midfielder Nicole Mettam has her heart set on a trip to France for next year’s FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup but must first deal with the best the Pacific has to offer in the qualifying tournament next week on…

Papua New Guinea’s fate in their own hands as OFC’s World Cup qualifying resumes The game in PNG has made massive strides in recent years Star striker Raymond Gunemba says the national team has new-found confidence Had the penalty shoot-out which…

All square in first friendly

Fiji and the Solomon Islands have played out a 1-1 draw at ANZ Stadium, Suva in the first of two friendly matches in Fiji ahead of the next round of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Qualifiers in June. Solomon…

Tahiti are into their second consecutive final at the Beach Soccer World Cup You can fit the population of Tahiti into Iran 444 times (178,133 vs 79.1 million) Lowest-scoring match at Bahamas 2017 Tahiti advanced to the FIFA Beach…