The most important tournament of Oceania is cancelled

🇫🇷 Français 🇮🇹 Italiano 21th April of 2020 marks a very sad day for all fans of Oceanian football; the most important competition of the region is cancelled, as informed the Oceania Football Confederation recent statement. “The Nations Cup will not be moved to a new window as the priority for OFC is to ensureContinue reading “The most important tournament of Oceania is cancelled”

Tahiti a appelĂ© un joueur qui joue en Europe pour la prochaine Coupe des Nations de Oceanie

Kader Lazreg est le nouveau nom de l’Ă©quipe nationale de Tahiti. La FTF l’a sĂ©lectionnĂ© pour la premiere fois. Lazreg est un attaquant qui joue au metropole en N3 avec le Lannion FC, en Bretagne. Le père est algĂ©rien et la mère polynĂ©sienne.” Le joueur a fait quelques dĂ©clarations Ă  France Ouest: “C’est une fiertĂ©Continue reading “Tahiti a appelĂ© un joueur qui joue en Europe pour la prochaine Coupe des Nations de Oceanie”

SIFF announces Solomon Islands provisional squad for OFC Nations Cup

Solomon Islands Football Federation annouced a 31-men list as Solomon Islands National Team provisional squad for Tri-Nation and OFC Nations Cup. The list is full of young footballers including three players that represented the country in the U17 World Cup last year: Javin Wae, Leon Kofana and Raphael Lea’i. Some important names like Benjamin TotoriContinue reading “SIFF announces Solomon Islands provisional squad for OFC Nations Cup”

Samoa willing to recruit Samoan descendants for OFC Nations Cup

Football Federation Samoa released a statement inviting football players with Samoan roots to represent the country in the 2020 OFC Nations Cup. The interested players must mail, or and send videos for assessment. OFC Nations Cup Preliminary round is expected to be played next month in Cook Islands.

Harley Gepp: from the PNG Highlands to Australian football

It is not new that football has spreaded worldwide, being played in almost every single country in the world. This fact culminates in lots of interesting moves and transfers, being one of the circumstances that make football players have dual citizenship – players eligible to represent more than one country internationally. According to FIFA rules,Continue reading “Harley Gepp: from the PNG Highlands to Australian football”

Vanuatu: who will be next National Team head coach?

After the schedule and dates of the upcoming OFC Nations Cup were released, all local federations of Oceania have a clear picture of the time they will have to preapre their national teams for the most important football competition of ther region. New Zealand already stated they will be fielding a U23 team in theContinue reading “Vanuatu: who will be next National Team head coach?”

Jared Clark: getting Ni-Vanuatu citizenship

Oceania Football Center recently wrote an article questioning Jared Clark’s eligibility to represent Vanuatu National Football Team. After raising the initial doubt our team started to investigate about it to find out if he is eligible or not. Jared was born in Australia in 1998. His father is Australian and his mother is from VanuatuContinue reading “Jared Clark: getting Ni-Vanuatu citizenship”

2020 OFC Nations Cup format confirmed

The 2020 OFC Nations Cup will be the 11th edition of the OFC Nations Cup, the quadrennial international men’s football championship of Oceania organised by the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC). It is initially scheduled to be played from 6 to 20 June 2020. OFC president Lambert Maltock confirmed in an interview that the next NationsContinue reading “2020 OFC Nations Cup format confirmed”

TBT #02 – When Vanuatu ended New Zealand’s dream

The year was 2004 and Australia was hosting the OFC Nations Cup Final Tournament. Four teams qualified from the previous stage (Solomon Islands, Tahiti, Vanuatu and Fiji) to join New Zealand and Australia in a tournament where each team played every other once in a tournament held in Adelaide. The best two seeded teams wereContinue reading “TBT #02 – When Vanuatu ended New Zealand’s dream”