FFAS > Development

Our vision

To be the number one sport in the country – participation & popularity, well managed to deliver efficient & effective services & programmes to members, and provide opportunities for all participants to achieve at the highest level and improve profile and ranking in the Oceania region”.

Our targets in terms of technical development

• Educate & qualify coaches at all levels – increase numbers to meet needs at various levels – ensure productivity of qualified coaches – (OFC programme)
• Select, educate & qualify talented coaching instructors – Futuro III & OFC programmes for “Train the Trainers”

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Just Play

OFC is committed to growing football at community and school level throughout the Pacific. To this end, OFC has developed a unique grassroots programme called ‘Just Play’which promotes physical activity for primary-aged children while encouraging community involvement and healthy living.

 Just Play’ is designed for children aged 6-12 and is based around structured activity programmes as well as the distribution of equipment packs containing balls, cones, bibs, activity manuals and other resources that enable children to play football at anytime and in any situation.

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FIFA Goal Project

Introduction

The FIFA GOAL Programme was initiated by the FIFA President, Joseph S. Blatter for the benefit of national associations, and ratified by the 1999 Extraordinary FIFA Congress in Los Angeles. GOAL is a tailor-made development and assistance programme designed to realise projects based on the specific needs of national associations.

For the Oceania region seven countries were selected by the FIFA GOAL Bureau to benefit from GOAL until 2002 with the projects supervised by the FIFA Development Office in Auckland in collaboration with the respective national associations.

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Win in Oceania

The ‘Win in Oceania’ development programme is a three-year initiative that will leave a lasting legacy for OFC and its 11 member associations.

 Launching in January 2009, the US$8million project aims to boost national competitions, improve infrastructure, strengthen administrative procedures and enhance media capabilities across all member associations while encouraging participation in futsal and grassroots programmes. It also aims to improve the image of the OFC and its members regionally and worldwide.

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