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Oceania earn FIFA WC direct entry

FIFA has confirmed the Oceania Football Confederation will have a direct spot to the FIFA World Cup from 2026. The FIFA council voted today that Europe will have 16 slots at the 48-team World Cup from 2026 onwards, up from

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Five Kiwis to watch at FIFA U-20 WC

The FIFA U-20 World Cup is only days away and New Zealand have named an exciting squad to take part in Korea Republic 2017. Darren Bazeley’s squad has a lot of depth and experience including a few senior national team

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Bazeley names strong FIFA U-20 WC squad

New Zealand U-20 coach Darren Bazeley has named an experienced squad to contest the FIFA U-20 World Cup in the Korea Republic this month. Bazeley has named a 21-strong squad which includes five senior All Whites – Clayton Lewis, Moses

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Gilberto: “An amazing experience”

Brazil football legend Gilberto Silva described the FIFA Confederations Cup visit to Auckland as an “amazing experience”. The FIFA World Cup winner, two-time FIFA Confederations Cup champion and a member of the Arsenal “Invincibles” squad came to New Zealand in

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Gilberto Silva coming to Auckland

It is not every day that a FIFA World Cup winner, two-time FIFA Confederations Cup champion and a member of the Arsenal “Invincibles” squad comes to New Zealand. Brazil football legend Gilberto Silva will be in the country this month

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Moroccans left empty-handed, reigning champs stumble

Defending champions Côte d’Ivoire stuttered to a disappointing share of the spoils with Togo in their opening Group C match, while Congo DR went top of the section after catching a profligate Morocco side on the break.

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Behind the World Cup record: Sergio Goycochea

As we continue our look at the stories behind the records made at the FIFA World Cup, we investigate Sergio Goycochea’s penalty heroics for Argentina at Italy 1990, where he saved four spot-kicks as his side made it to the final.

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Oscar: We’re pioneers for Asian football

When Brazilian midfielder Oscar walks off the pitch at Aspire Academy in Qatar after a training session with his new club, a host of selfie requests await the Shanghai SIPG record signing.

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Senegal win, Algeria earn draw in Group B

Senegal lead Group B at the 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations after beating Tunisia in Franceville, Gabon, on Sunday.

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Next week on FIFA.com

Just like every Sunday, we whet your appetite with a sneak peek at what is in store on FIFA.com in the coming days.

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