Sunday, April 18, 2010

OFC delegation to arrive today on football business

President Reynald Temarii & OFC Tai Nicholas |
A delegation from the Oceania Football Confederation led by OFC President and FIFA Vice President, Reynald Temarii will arrive today in Port Vila on football business.

Mr. Lambert Maltock, President of VFF reported to Vanuafoot that the delegation is the biggest ever and they will be in country for numerous football business.

The delegation will meet with Honourable Prime Minister of Vanuatu and the Minister of Youth and Sports, and also meet with the President of VASANOC and its executives with possible discussions over Vanuatu supporting the bid for OFC to host the FIFA U17 World Cup in 2015.

Amongst the group are OFC General Secretary - Tai Nicholas, WIN in Oceania Project Manager - Vairani Davio, FIFA Goal Project Development Officer - Glen Turner, and 2 OFC media officers.

The OFC media officers will have a chance to meet with Vanuafoot team to discuss some media issues while most of the members of the delegation will travel to Malekula Island on tuesday to launch the Just Play and Grassroot Football Program.

Just Play and Grassroot Football Program is a new FIFA football program aim to develop football with kids at the grassroot level.

The group will also have a chance to meet with VFF stakeholders and sponsors before they depart to New Zealand on wednesday.

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