Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter is still not ready to move on from his ugly exit as the head of world football’s governing body. Blatter left his post in disgrace almost four years ago, embroiled in a long-running corruption scandal. He was later banned for eight years by FIFA, though the penalty was later reduced
(WFI) David Chung cites “personal reasons” for stepping down.
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.
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,
March 16 – Oceania Football Confederation president David Chung is assessing how his confederation can assist in the rebuilding of Vanuatu.
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
Unity and solidarity were the themes of the 23rd OFC Ordinary Congress in Papua New Guinea today as the Confederation returned incumbent President David Chung to office for another four year term. Papua New Guinea’s Chung, who has been OFC President since November 2011, was elected unopposed to take the reins of OFC for another
Jan. 6 – David Chung will stand unopposed for a second term as Oceania Football Confederation president at elections on Wednesday. INSIDER understands a proposal may be passed for Oceania to vote as a bloc to back Sepp Blatter’s re-election. Mark Bisson reports.
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
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