FIFA is pleased to announce that Sarai Bareman has been appointed as Chief Women’s Football Officer. The New Zealander will head up the newly created Women’s Football Division, reporting directly to FIFA Deputy Secretary General Zvonimir Boban, and will be part of the FIFA Management Board. She takes up her new role on 14 November. 

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A number of decisions made at the FIFA Home of Football in Zurich last week illustrate FIFA’s continual support and commitment to developing football in the Pacific region. US$200,000 Humanitarian Fund for the people of Vanuatu Following a special request from the OFC President David Chung to the football community assembled in Zurich this week, 

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The Oceania Football Confederation has joined the Fiji football community in mourning the untimely passing of Fiji FA executive committee member Shashi Dhanji at age 56. OFC President David Chung paid tribute to Dhanji’s contribution to football and the wider community in Fiji. “Shashi Dhanji was dedicated to the betterment of football in Fiji and 

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The Oceania Football Confederation has joined the Fédération Calédonienne de Football in mourning the loss of its former President Guy Fouques. An emblematic figure in Caledonian football, Fouques contribution to the game was immense and in particular he will be remembered for his involvement in developing youth football. Fouques was also a great believer in 

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The OFC Executive Committee, meeting in Auckland on Saturday, confirmed it will investigate the concept of the men’s OFC Olympic Qualifying Tournament being absorbed into next August’s 2015 Pacific Games Men’s Football tournament in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The tournament was originally scheduled as a stand-alone tournament in Tonga in December 2015. The new 

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