Working closely with OFC Technical Director Patrick Jacquemet and Head of Education Didier Chambaron as well as UEFA Technical Instructor Flemming Serritslev, Sherman recently brought Part 1 of the OFC/NZF A Licence to a close.Over the course of 12…

“It’s the first of its kind and it is the next level in terms of coaching.“For me, I have never played at a professional level and I have never coached professional teams, but working with these professional candidates I…

After attending his first FIFA Beach Soccer Instructors Course in Dubai in late 2014, Toohey is keen to see Oceania sides keep up with the rapidly developing sand-based sport, a difficult challenge given the increasing professionalism of the game.“Dubai…

The B Licence is the highest coaching qualification offered by the Oceania Football Confederation at present, with ten candidates successfully completing the first cycle held over 2012/13.This time around participants from Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea and…

Chambaron spent a week in the French territory running a FIFA Grassroots Coaching Course and says the attention FTF paid to detail was a major factor in its success.“The successful implementation of a Grassroots programme is dependent on the…

oceaniafootball.com sat down with OFC Coaching Education Manager and former New Caledonia national team coach Didier Chambaron to learn about the Player Development seminar currently held in the Oceania region for the first time in Port Vila, Vanuatu on…

Vanuatu Football Federation President Lambert Maltock expressed his delight at hosting the historic programme.“We are indeed proud and happy to host this important regional course which gathers together for the first time in Vanuatu all football technicians and experts…