Oceania Football Confederation

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Oceania Football Confederation
Oceania Football Confederation logo.svg
OFC.svg
AbbreviationOFC
Formation1966;55 years ago (1966)
TypeSports organisation
Headquarters Auckland, New Zealand
Region served
Oceania
(Australian continent)
Membership
13 member associations (11 full)
Official language
English
Lambert Maltock
Vice Presidents
Thierry Ariiotima
Kapi Natto John
Lord Ve'ehala
General Secretary
Franck Castillo
Parent organization
FIFA
Website www.oceaniafootball.com

The Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) is one of the six continental confederations of international association football. The OFC's members consist of New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, and several Pacific Island countries; it promotes the game in Oceania and allows the member nations to qualify for the FIFA World Cup.

Contents

OFC is predominantly made up of island nations where association football is not the most popular sport. Consequently, the OFC has little influence in the wider football world, either in terms of international competition or as a source of players for high-profile club competitions. OFC is the only confederation to have not had at least one international title, the best result being Australia making the final of the 1997 FIFA Confederations Cup.

In 2006, the OFC's largest and most successful nation, Australia, left to join the Asian Football Confederation, leaving New Zealand as the largest federation within the OFC.

David Chung had been the President of OFC until April 2018, when he resigned and was replaced by Lambert Maltock. Rajesh Patel is the Senior Vice President, Lee Harmon is the Vice-President while Tai Nicholas is the General Secretary. [1]

History

The confederation formed in 1966, as a result of Australia and New Zealand's failed attempts to join the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). [2] The founding OFC members were the following: [3]

Australia resigned as an OFC member in 1972 to again pursue membership with the AFC, but rejoined the OFC in 1978. [4] [5] Chinese Taipei was an OFC member from 1975 to 1989. In 1996, FIFA confirmed OFC as a full confederation and granted it a seat on the FIFA executive. [6] In 1998 the OFC unveiled a new logo and an official magazine, entitled The Wave. On 24 May 2004, New Caledonia became the 12th member of the OFC. On 1 January 2006, Australia left the OFC again and joined the Asian Football Confederation. In 2008, an associate member, the Northern Mariana Islands Football Association, also left the OFC and in 2009 joined the AFC as an associate member. In late 2009, the Palau Football Association, geographically a part of Oceania but with no official ties to the OFC, also applied for the same status with the AFC as the Northern Mariana Islands association but was not successful. [7]

Criticism

Throughout its history, there have been calls to disband the OFC, or to merge it with the AFC. The calls grew louder in 2003 when FIFA reversed a decision to grant Oceania an automatic spot at the World Cup. [8] Australia's lack of World Cup participation prior to 2006 has been blamed by many on the OFC qualification process, with football writer Matthew Hall stating in 2003, "For World Cup qualification, the Socceroos will win games by cricket scores and then face a sudden-death play-off against a desperate, battle-hardened opponent given a second, or even third, life." [8]

Presidents

Current leaders

NamePosition
Flag of Vanuatu.svg Lambert Maltock President
Flag of French Polynesia.svg Thierry Ariiotima Vice President
Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg Kapi Natto John Vice President
Flag of Tonga.svg Lord Ve'ehala Vice President
Flag of France.svg Franck Castillo General Secretary

Source: [9] [10]

Member nations

Current members

OFC is made up of 11 full member associations and 2 associate members. Those two are associate members of the OFC, but are not FIFA members. [11]

Code AssociationNational teamsFoundedMembershipFIFA
affiliation
OFC
affiliation
IOC
member
ASAFlag of American Samoa.svg  American Samoa (M, W)1984Full19981998Yes [Note 1]
COKFlag of the Cook Islands.svg  Cook Islands (M, W)1971Full19941994Yes [Note 2]
FIJFlag of Fiji.svg  Fiji (M, W)1938Full19641966Yes
KIRFlag of Kiribati.svg  Kiribati (M, W)1980AssociateN/A2007Yes
NCLNew Caledonia flags merged (2017).svg  New Caledonia (M, W)1928Full20042004No [Note 3]
NZLFlag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand (M, W)1891Full19481966Yes
PNGFlag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea (M, W)1962Full19661966Yes
SAMFlag of Samoa.svg  Samoa (M, W)1968Full19861986Yes
SOLFlag of the Solomon Islands.svg  Solomon Islands (M, W)1979Full19881988Yes
TAHFlag of French Polynesia.svg  Tahiti (M, W)1989Full19901990No [Note 3]
TGAFlag of Tonga.svg  Tonga (M, W)1965Full19941994Yes
TUVFlag of Tuvalu.svg  Tuvalu (M, W)1979AssociateN/A2006Yes
VANFlag of Vanuatu.svg  Vanuatu (M, W)1934Full19881988Yes

Notes

  1. Unincorporated territory of the United States
  2. Free associated state with New Zealand
  3. 1 2 Collectivity of France

Former members

Israel entered OFC World Cup qualification in 1986 and 1990 due to political reasons, though it never became a formal OFC member.

Non-members

Several sovereign states and dependencies in Oceania have national teams with no affiliation. All play infrequently and may have been inactive for several years. There are also some which do not have a national team.

Besides that, there are sovereign states, dependencies or territories in Oceania which are not affiliated with OFC but are members of other confederations.

Competitions

OFC competitions

Current title holders

CompetitionYearChampionsTitleRunners-upNext edition
National teams (Men's)
Nations Cup 2016 Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand 5th Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg Papua New Guinea 2024
U-23 Championship 2019 Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 1stFlag of the Solomon Islands.svg  Solomon Islands 2023
U-19 Championship 2018 Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 7thFlag of French Polynesia.svg  Tahiti 2020
U-16 Championship 2018 Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 7thFlag of the Solomon Islands.svg  Solomon Islands 2020
Futsal Nations Cup 2019 Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg  Solomon Islands 5thFlag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 2023
Youth Futsal Tournament 2017 Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg  Solomon Islands 1stFlag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Beach Soccer Nations Cup 2019 Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Tahiti 2ndFlag of the Solomon Islands.svg  Solomon Islands 2021
National teams (Women's)
Women's Nations Cup 2018 Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 6thFlag of Fiji.svg  Fiji 2022
U-19 Women's Championship 2019 Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 6thFlag of Fiji.svg  Fiji 2021
U-16 Women's Championship 2017 Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 4thNew Caledonia flags merged (2017).svg  New Caledonia 2021
Youth Futsal Women's Tournament 2017 Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 1stFlag of Tonga.svg  Tonga
Club teams (Men's)
Champions League 2019 New Caledonia flags merged (2017).svg Hienghène Sport 1st New Caledonia flags merged (2017).svg Magenta 2021
Futsal Champions League 2019 Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg Kooline 1st New Caledonia flags merged (2017).svg AS PTT 2021
Club teams (Women's)
OFC Women's Champions League

FIFA world rankings

Men's & women's national teams

Top men's national teams
Rankings are calculated by FIFA.
Top women's national teams
Rankings are calculated by FIFA.
OFC FIFA Nation Points +/-OFC FIFA Nation Points+/-
1122Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 1157Decrease2.svg 5123Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 1766Decrease2.svg 4
2141Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg  Solomon Islands 1073Increase2.svg 1250Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea 1479Steady2.svg
3154New Caledonia flags merged (2017).svg  New Caledonia 1035Steady2.svg372Flag of Fiji.svg  Fiji 1355Decrease2.svg 1
4159Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Tahiti 1014Decrease2.svg 1487Flag of Tonga.svg  Tonga 1249Steady2.svg
5163Flag of Fiji.svg  Fiji 996Steady2.svg591New Caledonia flags merged (2017).svg  New Caledonia 1239Steady2.svg
5163Flag of Vanuatu.svg  Vanuatu 996Steady2.svg697Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Tahiti 1218Decrease2.svg 1
7165Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea 991Increase2.svg 37119Flag of Vanuatu.svg  Vanuatu 1161Decrease2.svg 1
8192Flag of American Samoa.svg  American Samoa 900Increase2.svg 28110Flag of the Cook Islands.svg  Cook Islands 1159Decrease2.svg 1
9194Flag of Samoa.svg  Samoa 894Increase2.svg 39111Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg  Solomon Islands 1153Decrease2.svg 1
10205Flag of Tonga.svg  Tonga 862Increase2.svg 210115Flag of Samoa.svg  Samoa 1130Decrease2.svg 1
11NRFlag of the Cook Islands.svg  Cook Islands 908Decrease2.svg 80911128Flag of American Samoa.svg  American Samoa 1047Decrease2.svg 3

Top ranked men's national teams

New Zealand national football teamNew Caledonia national football teamFiji national football teamNew Zealand national football teamOceania Football Confederation

Major tournament records

Legend

For each tournament, the flag of the host country and the number of teams in each finals tournament (in brackets) are shown.

FIFA World Cup

Oceania has sent representatives to the FIFA World Cup four times: Australia in 1974 and 2006, and New Zealand in 1982 and 2010. (Australia has additionally qualified three times since leaving the OFC for the AFC following the 2006 FIFA World Cup: 2010, 2014 and 2018.) Neither Australia in 1974 nor New Zealand in 1982 and 2010 progressed beyond the first round. Of the four teams, only Australia in 2006 advanced to the second round.

The OFC is the only FIFA confederation that does not have a guaranteed spot in the World Cup finals (a major reason for the Australians leaving the confederation in 2006 to join Asia). Between 1966 and 1982, OFC teams joined the Asian zone qualification tournament, while from 1986 onwards, the winners of the Oceanian zone qualification tournament have to enter the intercontinental play-offs against teams from other confederations in order to gain a spot in the FIFA World Cup.

FIFA World Cup record
YearQualifierRoundPositionGPWD*LGSGAFormat
1930 Flag of Uruguay.svg (13)No teams from Oceania entered
1934 Flag of Italy (1861-1946) crowned.svg (16)
1938 Flag of France (1794-1815).svg (15)
1950 Flag of Brazil (1960-1968).svg (13)
1954 Flag of Switzerland.svg (16)
1958 Flag of Sweden.svg (16)
1962 Flag of Chile.svg (16)
1966 Flag of England.svg (16)No OFC team qualified Entered in Africa and Asia
1970 Flag of Mexico.svg (16) Entered in Asia
1974 Flag of Germany.svg (16)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia Group stage14th301205 Entered in Asia
1978 Flag of Argentina.svg (16)No OFC team qualified Entered in Asia
1982 Flag of Spain.svg (24)Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand Group stage23rd3003212 Entered in Asia
1986 Flag of Mexico.svg (24)No OFC team qualified Round-robin
Play-off
1990 Flag of Italy.svg (24) First round
Second round
Play-off
1994 Flag of the United States.svg (24) First Round
Second Round
1st play-off
2nd play-off
1998 Flag of France.svg (32) First Round
Second Round
Third Round
Play-off
2002 Flag of Japan.svg Flag of South Korea.svg (32) First Round
Second Round
Play-off
2006 Flag of Germany.svg (32)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia Round of 1616th411256 First Round
Second Round
Third Round
Play-off
2010 Flag of South Africa.svg (32)Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand Group stage22nd303022 First Round
Second Round
Play-off
2014 Flag of Brazil.svg (32)No OFC team qualified First Round
Second Round
Third Round
Play-off
2018 Flag of Russia.svg (32) First Round
Second Round
Third Round
Play-off
2022 Flag of Qatar.svg (32)To be determined
2026 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Flag of Mexico.svg Flag of the United States.svg (48)
Total (2 teams)4/23Round of 1613157925

OFC play-off record

1970 AFC–OFC Final Round

Team 1 Agg. Team 21st leg2nd leg
Israel  Flag of Israel.svg2–1Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 1–01–1

1974 AFC–OFC Final Round

Team 1 Agg. Team 21st leg2nd leg
Australia  Flag of Australia (converted).svg(A) 2–2Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).svg  South Korea 0–02–2

1986 UEFA–OFC play-off

Team 1 Agg. Team 21st leg2nd leg
Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg2–0Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 2–00–0

1990 CONMEBOL–OFC play-off

Team 1 Agg. Team 21st leg2nd leg
Colombia  Flag of Colombia.svg1–0Flag of Israel.svg  Israel 1–00–0

Israel played in the OFC zone for political reasons.

1994 CONCACAF–OFC play-off

Team 1 Agg. Team 21st leg2nd leg
Canada  Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg3–3 (P)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 2–11–2

1994 CONMEBOL–OFC play-off

Team 1 Agg. Team 21st leg2nd leg
Australia  Flag of Australia (converted).svg1–2Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 1–10–1

1998 AFC–OFC play-off

Team 1 Agg. Team 21st leg2nd leg
Iran  Flag of Iran.svg(A) 3–3Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 1–12–2

2002 CONMEBOL–OFC play-off

Team 1 Agg. Team 21st leg2nd leg
Australia  Flag of Australia (converted).svg1–3Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 1–00–3

2006 CONMEBOL–OFC play-off

Team 1 Agg. Team 21st leg2nd leg
Uruguay  Flag of Uruguay.svg1–1 (P)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 1–00–1

2010 AFC–OFC play-off

Team 1 Agg. Team 21st leg2nd leg
Bahrain  Flag of Bahrain.svg0–1Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 0–00–1

2014 CONCACAF–OFC play-off

Team 1 Agg. Team 21st leg2nd leg
Mexico  Flag of Mexico.svg9–3Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 5–14–2

2018 CONMEBOL–OFC play-off

Team 1 Agg. Team 21st leg2nd leg
New Zealand  Flag of New Zealand.svg0–2Flag of Peru (state).svg  Peru 0–00–2

FIFA Women's World Cup

FIFA Women's World Cup record
Team 1991
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
(12)
1995
Flag of Sweden.svg
(12)
1999
Flag of the United States.svg
(16)
2003
Flag of the United States.svg
(16)
2007
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
(16)
2011
Flag of Germany.svg
(16)
2015
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
(24)
2019
Flag of France.svg
(24)
2023
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
Flag of New Zealand.svg
(32)
Years
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia GSGSGSPart of AFC 3
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand GSGSGSGSGSq6
Total (2 teams)111111110+19

Olympic Games For Men

Olympic Games (Men's tournament) record
Team 1900
Flag of France.svg
(3)
1904
Flag of the United States.svg
(3)
1908
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
(6)
1912
Flag of Sweden.svg
(11)
1920
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
(14)
1924
Flag of France.svg
(22)
1928
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
(17)
1936
Flag of Germany (1935-1945).svg
(16)
1948
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
(18)
1952
Flag of Finland.svg
(25)
1956
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
(11)
1960
Flag of Italy.svg
(16)
1964
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
(14)
1968
Flag of Mexico.svg
(16)
1972
Flag of Germany.svg
(16)
1976
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
(13)
1980
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
(16)
1984
Flag of the United States.svg
(16)
1988
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg
(16)
1992
Flag of Spain.svg
(16)
1996
Flag of the United States.svg
(16)
2000
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
(16)
2004
Flag of Greece.svg
(16)
2008
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
(16)
2012
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
(16)
2016
Flag of Brazil.svg
(16)
2020
Flag of Japan.svg
(16)
Years
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia =57413157Part of AFC 6
Flag of Fiji.svg  Fiji 161
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 1416q3
Total (3 teams)00000000001000000011111111110

Olympic Games For Women

Olympic Games (Women's tournament) record
Team 1996
Flag of the United States.svg
(8)
2000
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
(8)
2004
Flag of Greece.svg
(10)
2008
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
(12)
2012
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
(12)
2016
Flag of Brazil.svg
(12)
2020
Flag of Japan.svg
(12)
Years
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 75Part of AFC 2
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 1089q4
Total (2 teams)01111116

OFC Nations Cup

OFC Nations Cup record
Team
(Total 15 teams)
1973
Flag of New Zealand.svg
(5)
1980
Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg
(8)
1996
Flag of the Pacific Community.svg
(4)
1998
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
(6)
2000
Flag of French Polynesia.svg
(6)
2002
Flag of New Zealand.svg
(8)
2004
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
(6)
2008
Flag of the Pacific Community.svg
(4)
2012
Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg
(8)
2016
Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg
(8)
2024
TBD
TBD
Years
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 1stGSSF1st2nd1st3rd1st3rd1st10
Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Tahiti 2nd2nd2nd4thGS3rd5th1stGS9
Flag of Vanuatu.svg  Vanuatu [lower-alpha 1] 4thGSGS4th4th6th4thGSGS9
Flag of Fiji.svg  Fiji 5th4th3rd••GS4th3rdGSGS8
Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg  Solomon Islands ×GSSF3rdGS2nd4thSF7
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia ×1st1st2nd1st2nd1stMember of AFC 6
New Caledonia flags merged (2017).svg  New Caledonia 3rd3rdGS2nd2ndSF6
Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea ×GSGS×GS2nd4
Flag of the Cook Islands.svg  Cook Islands ×××GSGS×2
Flag of Samoa.svg  Samoa [lower-alpha 2] ××GSGS2
Flag of American Samoa.svg  American Samoa ××0
Flag of Tonga.svg  Tonga ××0
Flag of Tuvalu.svg  Tuvalu ×××××××××0
Flag of Kiribati.svg  Kiribati ××××××××××0
Flag of Niue.svg  Niue ××××××××××0
  1. Includes results as New Hebrides.
  2. Includes results as Western Samoa.

OFC Women's Nations Cup

OFC Women's Nations Cup record
Team
(Total 15 teams)
1983
Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg
(4)
1986
Flag of New Zealand.svg
(4)
1989
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
(5)
1991
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
(3)
1994
Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg
(3)
1998
Flag of New Zealand.svg
(6)
2003
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
(5)
2007
Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg
(4)
2010
Flag of New Zealand.svg
(8)
2014
Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg
(4)
2018
New Caledonia flags merged (2017).svg
(8)
2022
TBD
TBD
Years
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 1st3rd2nd1st2nd2nd2nd1st1st1st1st11
Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea ×5th3rd3rd3rd3rd2nd2nd2nd3rd9
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia [lower-alpha 1] 2nd2nd3rd [lower-alpha 2] 2nd1st1st1stMember of AFC 7
Flag of the Cook Islands.svg  Cook Islands 5th×3rd3rdGS4
Flag of Fiji.svg  Fiji 4th4th××GS2nd4
Flag of Tonga.svg  Tonga ×3rdGS4thGS4
Flag of Samoa.svg  Samoa GS4th×GS3
Flag of Chinese Taipei (FIFA).svg  Chinese Taipei [lower-alpha 1] 1st1stMember of AFC 2
New Caledonia flags merged (2017).svg  New Caledonia 3rd [lower-alpha 3] ×4th2
Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg  Solomon Islands 4th4th2
Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Tahiti ××GSGS2
Flag of American Samoa.svg  American Samoa GS×1
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia B [lower-alpha 1] [lower-alpha 4] 4th [lower-alpha 2] Member of AFC 1
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand B [lower-alpha 4] 4th1
Flag of Vanuatu.svg  Vanuatu ××GS1

Notes

  1. 1 2 3 Former OFC member, but now a member of the Asian Football Confederation.
  2. 1 2 The third place play-off scheduled to take place between Australia and Australia B was cancelled due to waterlogged pitch, so their group standings are used.
  3. New Caledonia participated and hosted the tournament in 1983, but were not a member of the OFC or FIFA until 2004.
  4. 1 2 Secondary national team.

FIFA U-20 World Cup

FIFA U-20 World Cup record
Team 1977
Flag of Tunisia (1959-1999).svg
(16)
1979
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
(16)
1981
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
(16)
1983
Flag of Mexico.svg
(16)
1985
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
(16)
1987
Flag of Chile.svg
(16)
1989
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg
(16)
1991
Flag of Portugal.svg
(16)
1993
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
(16)
1995
Flag of Qatar.svg
(16)
1997
Flag of Malaysia.svg
(24)
1999
Flag of Nigeria.svg
(24)
2001
Flag of Argentina.svg
(24)
2003
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg
(24)
2005
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
(24)
2007
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
(24)
2009
Flag of Egypt.svg
(24)
2011
Flag of Colombia.svg
(24)
2013
Flag of Turkey.svg
(24)
2015
Flag of New Zealand.svg
(24)
2017
Flag of South Korea.svg
(24)
2019
Flag of Poland.svg
(24)
2023
Flag of Indonesia.svg
(24)
Years
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia [16] QFR1R1R14th4thQFR2R1R2R2R1Part of AFC 12
Flag of Fiji.svg  Fiji R11
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand R1R1R1R2R2R26
Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Tahiti R1R12
Flag of Vanuatu.svg  Vanuatu R11
Total (5 teams)0011110111111111111222224

FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup

FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup record
Team 2002
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
(12)
2004
Flag of Thailand.svg
(12)
2006
Flag of Russia.svg
(16)
2008
Flag of Chile.svg
(16)
2010
Flag of Germany.svg
(16)
2012
Flag of Japan.svg
(16)
2014
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
(16)
2016
Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg
(16)
2018
Flag of France.svg
(16)
2022
Flag of Costa Rica.svg
(16)
Years
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia QFQFGSPart of AFC 3
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand GSGSGSGSQFGSGS7
Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea GS1
Total (3 teams)112111121112

FIFA U-17 World Cup

FIFA U-17 World Cup record
Team 1985
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
(16)
1987
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
(16)
1989
Flag of Scotland.svg
(16)
1991
Flag of Italy.svg
(16)
1993
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
(16)
1995
Flag of Ecuador.svg
(16)
1997
Flag of Egypt.svg
(16)
1999
Flag of New Zealand.svg
(16)
2001
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg
(16)
2003
Flag of Finland.svg
(16)
2005
Flag of Peru.svg
(16)
2007
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg
(24)
2009
Flag of Nigeria.svg
(24)
2011
Flag of Mexico.svg
(24)
2013
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg
(24)
2015
Flag of Chile.svg
(24)
2017
Flag of India.svg
(24)
2019
Flag of Brazil.svg
(24)
2023
Flag of Peru.svg
(24)
Years
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia QFQFR1QFQFQF2ndQFR1R1Part of AFC 10
New Caledonia flags merged (2017).svg  New Caledonia R11
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand R1R1R1R2R2R1R2R1R19
Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg  Solomon Islands R11
Total (4 teams)111111121111111122223

FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup

FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup record
Team 2008
Flag of New Zealand.svg
(16)
2010
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg
(16)
2012
Flag of Azerbaijan.svg
(16)
2014
Flag of Costa Rica.svg
(16)
2016
Flag of Jordan.svg
(16)
2018
Flag of Uruguay.svg
(16)
2022
Flag of India.svg
(16)
Years
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand R1R1R1GSGS3rd6
Total (1 team)11111117

FIFA Futsal World Cup

FIFA Futsal World Cup record
Team 1989
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
(16)
1992
Flag of Hong Kong 1959.svg
(16)
1996
Flag of Spain.svg
(16)
2000
Flag of Guatemala.svg
(16)
2004
Flag of the Republic of China.svg
(16)
2008
Flag of Brazil.svg
(20)
2012
Flag of Thailand.svg
(24)
2016
Flag of Colombia.svg
(24)
2021
Flag of Lithuania.svg
(24)
Years
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia R1R1R1R1R1Part of AFC 5
Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg  Solomon Islands R1R1R1q4
Total (2 teams)1111111119

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup record
Team 2005 [†]
Flag of Brazil.svg
(12)
2006
Flag of Brazil.svg
(16)
2007
Flag of Brazil.svg
(16)
2008 [†]
Flag of France.svg
(16)
2009
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg
(16)
2011
Flag of Italy.svg
(16)
2013
Flag of French Polynesia.svg
(16)
2015 [†]
Flag of Portugal.svg
(16)
2017 [†]
Flag of the Bahamas.svg
(16)
2019
Flag of Paraguay.svg
(16)
2021
Flag of Russia.svg
(16)
Years
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia R1Part of AFC 1
Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg  Solomon Islands R1R1R1R1R15
Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Tahiti R14th2nd2ndR15
Total (3 teams)1111112111111
Notes
  1. ^
    In 2005, 2008, 2015 and 2017, no OFC qualifiers for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup were held and teams were selected to represent OFC (2005: Australia; 2008: Solomon Islands; 2015 and 2017: Tahiti).

Former tournaments

FIFA Confederations Cup

FIFA Confederations Cup record
Team 1992
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(4)
1995
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(6)
1997
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(8)
1999
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(8)
2001
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(8)
2003
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(8)
2005
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(8)
2009
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(8)
2013
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(8)
2017
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(8)
Years
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia [note 1] ××2nd3rdGSPart of AFC 3
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand ××GSGSGSGS4
Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Tahiti ××GS1
Total (3 teams)00111111118
Notes
  1. Australia was an OFC member until 2005, and played three times in the FIFA Confederations Cup as an OFC member (1997, 2001, 2005). They became an AFC member in 2006, and qualified in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup as an AFC member.


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