A new state-of-the-art FIFA football turf in Petone will add up to 600 more matches to the winter football calendar in Wellington and will form the basis for a lower North Island football hub. The $2 million upgrade of Memorial Park is funded by $550,000 of FIFA Goal Project funding, a $500,000 investment from Hutt
OFC and New Zealand Football have welcomed the news that FIFA will commit a further $300,000 to the rebuilding efforts in Christchurch. The solidarity grant, which was approved by FIFA’s Finance Committee after a proposal from OFC President David Chung in Zurich, is set to be used for renovating, restoring and constructing football facilities within
The OFC Just Play grassroots programme has been recognised at the Commonwealth Pacific Young Leaders Conference in Brisbane, Australia, as a successful example of how the power of sport can be used for development. OFC President David Chung, General Secretary Tai Nicholas and Head of Social Responsibility Franck Castillo attended the four-day meeting which brought
May 12 – FIFA presidential candidate Mohamed Bin Hammam denies the organisation is corrupt following fresh bribery allegations and attacks Sepp Blatter for donating $20m to Interpol without FIFA executive’s backing… Oceania Football Confederation agreed today to support Blatter’s candidacy. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports
17/1/2011 David Chung promises to promote “unity, solidarity and transparency” after being elected to succeed disgraced Reynald Temarii as head of the Oceania Football Confederation. OFC backs Sepp Blatter’s campaign to be re-elected FIFA president. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Fiji Football Association President Dr M.S Sahu Khan has been appointed the Deputy Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee of FIFA. With his vast football administrative experience, Dr. Khan is the first person in the Oceania region to be given the task to hold the Deputy Chairman’s post. Speaking to Fiji FA Media Dr. Khan says
Communication and co-operation have been the key themes on day one of the FIFA/OFC Member Association Development workshop which kicked off in Auckland on Monday. The Oceania football family and representatives of FIFA are taking part in the three-day seminar which aims to provide OFC’s 11 member associations a clear understanding of the confederation’s long
8/8/09 Australia’s domestic football competition, the Hyundai A-League, kicked off today with two new teams joining the roster for its fifth season.