Nations in Oceania

Want to know more about the nations in the Oceania region? Look no further.

First in this list, you can find info about the nations who are members of FIFA and are therefore eligible to take part in World Cup qualifiers. Further down on the page you can find info about some of Oceania’s non-FIFA members.

OCEANIA’S FIFA MEMBERS

AMERICAN SAMOA

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They’re known for “that defeat” against Australia, but American Samoa have dusted themselves off and climbed their way into the top 200 on the FIFA Ranking. READ MORE

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COOK ISLANDS

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As one of the smallest nations in FIFA, the Cook Islands are doing a lot of things right to bring football to everyone in the tiny island country and that might bring some long wanted results. READ MORE

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FIJI

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Fiji were one of the founding members of the OFC and have long been regarded as one of the big boys in Oceania. The potential have never quite been realised, but recent youth results brings hope. READ MORE

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NEW CALEDONIA

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One of the newer members in OFC is also one of the more successful ones. New Caledonia could have what it takes to go to a World Cup in the not-too-distant future. READ MORE

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NEW ZEALAND

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The biggest team in Oceania has been to the World Cup twice and doesn’t look to be overtaken as Oceania’s best side in a while. READ MORE

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PAPUA NEW GUINEA

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SAMOA

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SOLOMON ISLANDS

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TAHITI

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TONGA

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VANUATU

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OCEANIA’S NON-FIFA MEMBERS

Here you can find out about some of those nations and territories not fortunate enough to be included in the official part of the footballing world. More on these nations will come as FoI covers them. 

You can find all articles about non-FIFA members here.

KIRIBATI

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Kiribati (pronounced Kiribas) are trying to gain entry into the football world, but are currently left alone to play football on their beautiful islands. But they want so much more, and helping them with that is one man from England. FoI spoke to Kiribati national team manager Jake Kewley. READ MORE

TUVALU

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With a population between 10 000 and 12 000 people Tuvalu is one of the smallest nations in the world. Despite it being a tiny speck of dust on the world map they have a football team. READ MORE

 

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