Oceania cup – OTTF http://ottf.org/ Fri, 14 Jan 2022 22:20:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8 https://ottf.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/icon-2021-06-25T010803.862-150x150.png Oceania cup – OTTF http://ottf.org/ 32 32 Bayern Munich, Canadian star Alphonso Davies ruled out with COVID-related heart problem https://ottf.org/bayern-munich-canadian-star-alphonso-davies-ruled-out-with-covid-related-heart-problem/ Fri, 14 Jan 2022 20:48:25 +0000 https://ottf.org/bayern-munich-canadian-star-alphonso-davies-ruled-out-with-covid-related-heart-problem/ Bayern Munich left-back Alphonso Davies will be ruled out in the coming weeks due to signs of cardiac myocarditis, the club announced on Friday. – ESPN+ Viewers Guide: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, FA Cup, more– Futbol Americas on ESPN+: MLS, Liga MX, USMNT, El Tri– Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (US only) Davies will also […]]]>

Bayern Munich left-back Alphonso Davies will be ruled out in the coming weeks due to signs of cardiac myocarditis, the club announced on Friday.

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Davies will also miss Canada’s next three World Cup qualifiers, including the Jan. 30 game against the United States, the Canadian team later confirmed.

“With Phonzy, when we did our follow-up exam yesterday which we do with all players who have had COVID-19, we detected signs of mild myocarditis, that is, inflammation of the heart muscle” , Bayern coach Julian Nagelsman said in a statement. conference. “He won’t be training until further notice. He won’t be available, also in the coming weeks. Ultrasound shows this myocarditis is not that dramatic but it’s a sign of myocarditis. Certainly takes time.”

Davies, 21, played a major role in Canada’s rise in CONCACAF. After eight of 14 qualifying matches, Canada sits atop the standings with 15 points, one point ahead of the United States and two points ahead of Mexico and Panama. The top three qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, while the fourth will head to a playoff match against the winner of the Oceania Football Confederation in June.

Before the match in Hamilton against the United States, Canada will play in Honduras on January 27 and conclude the qualifying window with a match in El Salvador on February 2.

It’s unclear when Bayern expect Davies to be ready to return. The Bundesliga giants have two matches before the international break and will return to league play on February 5 against RB Leipzig. Bayern will resume the Champions League on February 16 at FC Salzburg.

Myocarditis is an inflammation of the heart muscle usually caused by a viral infection. When left undiagnosed and untreated, this rare disease can cause heart damage and sudden cardiac arrest.

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Start date, prize pool and more https://ottf.org/start-date-prize-pool-and-more/ Wed, 12 Jan 2022 12:15:20 +0000 https://ottf.org/start-date-prize-pool-and-more/ January just got more exciting for PlayStation Fortnite players. The Fortnite PlayStation Cup 2022 has been announced and all PlayStation players will have the chance to participate in the tournament. Compete in the next epic Fortnite PlayStation Cup with over $100,000 in prizes. Sign up to fight for the top: play.st/3f8LmUb 🎮 Participate in the […]]]>

January just got more exciting for PlayStation Fortnite players. The Fortnite PlayStation Cup 2022 has been announced and all PlayStation players will have the chance to participate in the tournament.

🎮 Participate in the next epic Fortnite PlayStation Cup with over $100,000 in prizes. Sign up to fight for the top: play.st/3f8LmUb https://t.co/pjqVd7MFSV

The PlayStation Cup 2022 is a single-player tournament and players from qualifying regions will be able to participate in this two-day event. The prize pool will be distributed among the winners based on the points accumulated by playing the matches during the period.

There are a few rules and exceptions, and this article will cover all the necessary details regarding the tournament.


Start date and prize pool for the Fortnite PlayStation Cup 2022

The Fortnite PlayStation Cup 2022 will take place on January 14 and 15, which is the coming weekend. Players can check the registration process from the “Competition” tab of the game.

The prize pool for this event is $107,100. The tournament is split into two parts and prizes will be awarded based on player rankings at the end of the tournament. Below is the prize pool breakdown for EU, NAE, NAW and Brazil:

Rank Price

  • 1st $1,200
  • 2nd $1,100
  • 3rd $1,000
  • 4th $800
  • 5th $725
  • 6th $600
  • 7th $550
  • 8th $500
  • 9th $450
  • 10th – 25th $400
  • 26th – 50th $300
  • 51st – 64th $200

Breakdown of the prize pool for Oceania and the Middle East:

Rank Price

  • 1st $650
  • 2nd $600
  • 3rd $550
  • 4th $500
  • 5th $450
  • 6th $400
  • 7th $350
  • 8th – 9th $300
  • 10th – 20th $200

Players from Japanese and Asian servers cannot participate in the Fortnite PlayStation Cup 2022. The reasoning behind this has not been clarified in the official notice. However, this could be due to licensing issues, which have created problems in the past for players on the continent.


How to participate in the PlayStation Cup 2022

Players can view the tournament from the “Competition” tab in the game and register by following the rules given on the screen. To be eligible as a competitive player in the game, all players must enable two-factor authentication (2FA) on their account. Also, their account must be level 50 or higher.

Only players with PS4 and PS5 are allowed to participate in this tournament. Since this is a single-player tournament, the first part of it will involve players getting as many wins as possible in three hours – each win, as well as match placement, will earn points. These points will be accumulated and only the top 100 players will participate in Day 2.

If players live in the qualifying regions, they can jump into the game and warm up for the remaining two days before the eventful weekend ahead.


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When and where to watch FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid in the Super Cup of Spain https://ottf.org/when-and-where-to-watch-fc-barcelona-vs-real-madrid-in-the-super-cup-of-spain/ Mon, 10 Jan 2022 10:07:09 +0000 https://ottf.org/when-and-where-to-watch-fc-barcelona-vs-real-madrid-in-the-super-cup-of-spain/ It’s time for the Spanish Super Cup. After the La Liga game against Granada, Barca travel to Saudi Arabia to play the semi-final against real Madrid Wednesday (8 p.m. CET). In case of victory, they will face AtlĂ©tico Madrid or Athletic Bilbao. If you can’t watch the match, or if you want to supplement your […]]]>

It’s time for the Spanish Super Cup. After the La Liga game against Granada, Barca travel to Saudi Arabia to play the semi-final against real Madrid Wednesday (8 p.m. CET). In case of victory, they will face AtlĂ©tico Madrid or Athletic Bilbao.

If you can’t watch the match, or if you want to supplement your viewing with additional information, don’t forget that we have full coverage of the match, including live stadium preparation and post-match feedback. in our Match Center on the official Club website.

You will also find our minute-by-minute text updates, a link to listen to live commentary in English on Radio Barça and many others to keep you entertained!

Social networks

And let’s not forget the full coverage available on our official social networks:

English: @FC Barcelona & www.fcbarcelona.com
Catalan: @fcbarcelona_cat & www.fcbarcelona.cat
Spanish: @fcbarcelona_es & www.fcbarcelona.es
French: @fcbarcelona_fra & www.fcbarcelona.fr
Portuguese: @fcbarcelona_br
Arab:
@fcbarcelona_ara
Turkish:
@fcbarcelona_tr
Chinese:
fcbarcelona.cn
Japanese: @fcbarcelona_jp & www.fcbarcelona.jp
Indonesian: @fcbarcelona_id

We provide a list of broadcasters who hold the rights to broadcast the games in different countries or regions. Please note that we CAN NOT guarantee that they will actually display the game as the decision is made by each individual channel, so we recommend that you check their websites for confirmation.

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Canada
Vancouver (11:00 am); Toronto (2:00 p.m.)

United States and Puerto Rico
Los Angeles (11:00 a.m.); New York (2:00 p.m.); San Juan (3:00 p.m.)
ESPN

Mexico
Mexico City (1:00 p.m.)
Sky

Central America and Dominican Republic
San José (1:00 p.m.), Panama (2:00 p.m.); Santo Domingo (3:00 p.m.)
Sky

Caribbean
Nassau (2:00 p.m.); Kingston (2:00 p.m.); Cayenne (4:00 p.m.)
DIRECTV Sports Caribbean

Spanish speaking South America
Bogota (2:00 p.m.); La Paz (3:00 p.m.); Santiago (4:00 p.m.); Buenos Aires (4:00 p.m.)
DIRECTV Sports

Brazil
Brasilia (4:00 p.m.)
Star +, NOW NET and Claro, GUIGO, ESPN Brazil

AFRICA

North Africa
Casablanca (8:00 p.m.); Cairo (9:00 p.m.)

Sub-Saharan Africa
Dakar (19h00); Yaoundé (8:00 p.m.); Cape Town (9:00 p.m.); Nairobi (10 p.m.)

EUROPE

Iceland (7:00 p.m.)

UK and Ireland (7:00 p.m.)
BTSport

Portugal (7:00 p.m.)

Spain (8:00 p.m.)
#Vamos, Movistar Super Cup

France (8:00 p.m.)
The Team, Molotov, The Web Team, Free

Belgium and Luxembourg (8:00 p.m.)

Netherlands (8:00 p.m.)
Ziggo

Germany, Austria (8:00 p.m.)

Italy (8:00 p.m.)
New television

Switzerland (8:00 p.m.)

Malta (8:00 p.m.)

Norway (8:00 p.m.)

Sweden (8:00 p.m.)
Discovery +, Canal 9

Denmark (8:00 p.m.)
Canal 9 Denmark, discovery +, Eurosport Player Denmark

Poland (8:00 p.m.)
eleven sports 1

Czech Republic and Slovakia (8:00 p.m.)
DIGI GO, Sport 1 CZ / SK

Hungary (8:00 p.m.)

Kosovo (8:00 p.m.)
IPKO TVim

Slovenia (8:00 p.m.)
TV 3

Albania (8:00 p.m.)
SuperSport 3 digitalb

Finland (9:00 p.m.)
Elisa

Baltic States, Belarus and Moldova
Riga (9:00 p.m.)

Ukraine (9:00 p.m.)

Romania (9:00 p.m.)
Watch Sport

Bulgaria (9:00 p.m.)
bTV Action, Voyo Sport

Greece (9:00 p.m.)

Cyprus (9:00 p.m.)

Israel (9:00 p.m.)
Sport 4

Russia
Moscow (10 p.m.)

Turkey (10 p.m.)

Caucasus region
Baku, Tbilisi (11:00 p.m.)

ASIA AND OCEANIA

Arab countries
Mecca (10 p.m.)

Iran (10:30 p.m.)

Thursday January 13

Central Asia
Tashkent (00:00); Nur-Sultan (1h00)

Indian subcontinent
Islamabad (00h00); New Delhi (12:30 am); Dhaka (1h00)

Mongolia
Ulan Bator (3h00)

South East Asia
Bangkok, Jakarta (2h00); Manila (3h00)

China (3h00)

Hong Kong (3h00)

Macau (3h00)

Japan (4h00)

South Korea (4h00)

Australia
Sydney (6h00)
SBS

New Zealand (8h00)

South pacific
Papeete (8h00)



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Wild Rift Champions SEA kicks off January 22 and crowns tournament in Europe

Wild Rift Champions SEA is set to debut on January 22 as part of the eight regional leagues that will serve as the mainstays for the first official season of Wild Rift Esports in 2022.

During the Riot Games live stream on Friday, January 7, Wild Rift revealed the eight regional leagues namely: Wild Rift Cup in Japan, Wild Rift League in China, Wild Rift Champions in Korea, Wild North America Series in the NA region, Wild Tour in Brazil, Wild Rift Championship EMEA in Europe, Middle East-North Africa and CIS regions, Wild Rift Latin America Open in Los Angeles region and Wild Rift Champions SEA in South East Asia and in Oceania.

Its flagship tournament, the Wild Rift Icons Global Championship, takes place in Europe between June and September of this year. Twenty-four teams will be the stars of the world meeting with eight places allocated to the best teams from the regional leagues. The remaining 16 locations will be determined during a play-in stage.

Wild Rift made a successful debut in the competitive scene with its Wild Rift’s Horizon Cup in Singapore last month. The Chinese Da Kun Gaming team dominated the tournament while the all-Filipino team of Team Secret finished in 3rd-4th places.

Team Secret finished second in the 2021 Southeast Asian Championship behind SBTC Esports, earning them a ticket to the Horizon Cup. Fennel Adversity also joined but was kicked out early in the tournament.

The two Filipino teams became the country’s representatives after winning the Philippine Pro-Gaming 2021 Fall, which also included other Filipino Wild Rift teams from Omega Esports, Bren Esports, RRQ, DR Esports and Lakan Esports.


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A look at qualifying for the 2022 World Cup https://ottf.org/a-look-at-qualifying-for-the-2022-world-cup/ Wed, 05 Jan 2022 23:03:24 +0000 https://ottf.org/a-look-at-qualifying-for-the-2022-world-cup/ All Time EAST NORTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE CARABES ROUND FINAL Top three teams advance The fourth place team advance to the playoffs… Every hour EST NORTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE CARABES FINAL ROUND The top three teams qualify Fourth place team advance to playoffs against winner Oceania GP W D L GF […]]]>

All Time EAST NORTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE CARABES ROUND FINAL Top three teams advance The fourth place team advance to the playoffs…

Every hour EST
NORTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE CARABES
FINAL ROUND
The top three teams qualify
Fourth place team advance to playoffs against winner Oceania
GP W D L GF Georgia pts
Canada 8 4 4 0 13 5 16
United States 8 4 3 1 12 5 15
Mexico 8 4 2 2 11 seven 14
Panama 8 4 2 2 11 9 14
Costa Rica 8 2 3 3 6 seven 9
Jamaica 8 1 4 3 6 ten seven
El Salvador 8 1 3 4 4 ten 6
Honduras 8 0 3 5 5 15 3
Thursday January 27
In Columbus, Ohio

United States vs. El Salvador, 6:30 p.m.

Jamaica vs. Mexico, 7 p.m.

In San Pedro Sula, Honduras

Honduras v. Canada, 8:05 p.m.

Costa Rica vs Panama, 9:05 p.m.

Sunday January 30
In Hamilton, Ontario

Canada vs United States, 3:05 p.m.

Mexico vs Costa Rica, 6 p.m.

Panama vs Jamaica, 6:05 p.m.

In San Pedro Sula, Honduras

Honduras vs. El Salvador, 7:05 p.m.

Wednesday February 2
In Mexico

Mexico vs Panama, 8 p.m.

Jamaica vs Costa Rica, 7 p.m.

United States vs. Honduras, 7:30 p.m.

In San Salvador, El Salvador

El Salvador v. Canada, 9 p.m.

Costa Rica vs. Canada

Panama vs. Honduras

Jamaica vs. El Salvador

Mexico v United States

Canada vs. Jamaica

Honduras vs. Mexico

El Salvador vs. Costa Rica

United States vs. Panama

Panama v. Canada

Jamaica vs. Honduras

Mexico vs. El Salvador

Costa Rica vs. United States

CONCACAF-OCEANIA qualifiers
Monday June 13 or Tuesday June 14
On the Qatar site to be confirmed

Fourth place in CONCACAF against winner Oceania

Qualified: Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Netherlands, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland

eliminatory
The winners qualify
Path A
Thursday March 24
In Glasgow, Scotland

Scotland v Ukraine

Wales v Austria

Winner Wales-Austria v winner Scotland-Ukraine

Path B
Thursday March 24
At TBA

Russia vs. Poland

Sweden v Czech Republic

Winner Russia-Poland vs Winner Sweden-Czech Republic

Path C
Thursday March 24
At TBA

Italy v North Macedonia

Portugal v Turkey

Winner Portugal-Turkey vs winner Italy-North Macedonia

SOUTH AMERICA
The best four teams qualify
Fifth place qualifies for the playoffs
GP W D L GF Georgia pts
q-Brazil 13 11 2 0 27 4 35
q-Argentina 13 8 5 0 20 6 29
Ecuador 14 seven 2 5 23 13 23
Colombia 14 3 8 3 16 17 17
Peru 14 5 2 seven 15 20 17
Chile 14 4 4 6 15 16 16
Uruguay 14 4 4 6 14 21 16
Bolivia 14 4 3 seven 20 28 15
Paraguay 14 2 seven 5 9 18 13
Venezuela 14 2 1 11 9 25 seven

q-qualified

Chile vs. Argentina

Colombia vs. Peru

Ecuador vs. Brazil

Paraguay vs. Uruguay

Venezuela vs Bolivia

Argentina vs. Colombia

Bolivia vs. Chile

Brazil vs. Paraguay

Peru vs. Ecuador

Uruguay v Venezuela

Argentina v Venezuela

Brazil vs. Chile

Colombia v Bolivia

Paraguay vs. Ecuador

Uruguay vs. Peru

Bolivia vs. Brazil

Chile v Uruguay

Ecuador vs. Argentina

Peru vs. Paraguay

Venezuela v Colombia

SOUTH AMERICA-ASIA qualifiers
Monday June 13 or Tuesday June 14
On the Qatar site to be confirmed

Fifth place in South America versus fifth place in Asia

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ASIA
THIRD ROUND
The top two teams from each group qualify
Third place teams advance
GROUP A
GP W D L GF Georgia pts
Iran 6 5 1 0 11 2 16
South Korea 6 4 2 0 8 2 14
Arab Emir of Utd. 6 1 3 2 4 5 6
Lebanon 6 1 2 3 4 6 5
Iraq 6 0 4 2 3 9 4
Syria 6 0 2 4 5 11 2
Thursday January 27
In Beirut, Lebanon

Lebanon vs South Korea, 7 a.m.

Iran v Iraq, TBD

In Dubai, United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates vs Syria, TBD

Syria v South Korea, TBD

Tuesday February 1
In Beirut, Lebanon

Lebanon vs Iraq, 7:00 a.m.

Iran v United Arab Emirates, TBD

Thursday March 24

Iraq vs. United Arab Emirates

Lebanon vs. Syria

South Korea vs. Iran

Iran vs. Lebanon

Syria vs Iraq

United Arab Emirates vs. South Korea

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GROUP B
GP W D L GF Georgia pts
Saudi Arabia 6 5 1 0 9 3 16
Japan 6 4 0 2 5 3 12
Australia 6 3 2 1 9 4 11
Oman 6 2 1 3 6 seven seven
China 6 1 2 3 seven 11 5
Vietnam 6 0 0 6 4 12 0
Wednesday January 26
In Melbourne, Australia

Australia vs Vietnam, 4:10

Thursday January 27
In Saitama, Japan

Japan vs China, 5 a.m.

Saudi Arabia vs. Oman, 12:15 p.m.

Tuesday February 1
In Saitama, Japan

Japan v Saudi Arabia, 5:35 a.m.

Vietnam vs China, 7 a.m.

Oman vs. Australia, 11 a.m.

Australia vs. Japan

China v Saudi Arabia

Vietnam vs. Oman

Japan vs. Vietnam

Oman vs China

Saudi Arabia vs. Australia

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AFRICA
THIRD ROUND
Draw on January 22 or 26

Algeria, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ghana, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, Tunisia

OCEANIA
March 14-30
PRELIMINARY ROUND

Tonga vs. Cook Islands

FIRST ROUND
The top two teams from each group advance
GROUP A
GP W D L GF Georgia pts
Solomon Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tahiti 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vanuatu 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tonga / Cook Islands. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

GROUP B

GP W D L GF Georgia pts
Fiji 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Caledonia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Zealand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Papua New Guinea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
On the sites of Qatar to be confirmed
SEMI FINALS
The winners advance
On the sites of Qatar to be confirmed

Winner of group A vs second of group B

Winner of Group B vs. Second in Group A

FINAL
The winner plays the CONCACAF fourth place
On the Qatar site to be confirmed

Winners of the semi-finals

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Where should the A-Leagues expand next? https://ottf.org/where-should-the-a-leagues-expand-next/ Mon, 03 Jan 2022 16:02:34 +0000 https://ottf.org/where-should-the-a-leagues-expand-next/ Now that the ink has dried on a $ 140 million private equity deal for the A-Leagues with U.S. private equity firm Silver Lake, attention has shifted to how to spend the money. The A-Leagues (ruled by the PLA) to receive just $ 134 million, with the FA to receive a $ 6 million (five […]]]>

Now that the ink has dried on a $ 140 million private equity deal for the A-Leagues with U.S. private equity firm Silver Lake, attention has shifted to how to spend the money.

The A-Leagues (ruled by the PLA) to receive just $ 134 million, with the FA to receive a $ 6 million (five percent) share as part of the independence deal negotiated last year .

The APL will target high profile players, a stronger digital strategy, community programs and youth football as part of their investment program.

The expansion is also seen as another top investment. The APL has already pledged to develop women’s A-League competition with Western United and Central Coast for 2022-2023, following the admission of Wellington Phoenix this season.

Macarthur FC have also indicated that they will have a women’s squad by 2023-24. This will bring the women’s A-League competition to 13 teams, and for the first time, there may be more women’s teams than men’s.

However, there is also likely to be an expansion on the male front, and some interesting alternatives have been offered.

A Canberra team is a given and will likely be the next cab in the row. However, beyond a squad in the nation’s capital, there are serious plans to move beyond Australia to expand our top competition.

Perth Glory owner Tony Sage has made no secret of his desire to settle in Asia. He privately indicated Singapore and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) as immediate opportunities for expansion.

Teams in Asia are increasing the potential for a bigger TV rights deal given the population of that continent, however, it’s hard to say if clubs there would really whet the appetites of Australian fans.

There are also calls for another Auckland-based New Zealand team to compete with Wellington Phoenix. The Auckland Football Kingz and New Zealand Knights were once part of the NSL and A-League. However, both teams fell back and there has not been a presence in Auckland for the A-League since 2007.

With New Zealand now likely to feature in every World Cup once it expands to 48 teams in 2026, there will be a lot more money available for New Zealand football. This could mean more investment in any new club in New Zealand.

Do we need another team in New Zealand? (Photo by Robert Cianflone ​​/ Getty Images)

Auckland City is a powerhouse in the existing New Zealand soccer league. Since their formation in 2004, they have won eight New Zealand Championships and nine Oceania Football Confederation titles. They have participated in the FIFA Club World Cup nine times, finishing third in 2014 in Morocco.

Staying in Australia, a second team from Brisbane is now a tremendous chance to enter, especially with the Redcliffe Dolphins now becoming an NRL expansion club and the Olympic Games coming to Brisbane in 2032.

While the rugby league is a rival code, with co-operation, there is no reason why a new A-League club cannot settle permanently in Redcliffe. The Brisbane Roars are here now, albeit temporarily.

The Dolphins have 11 acres which lie on the Redcliffe Peninsula jutting out into Moreton Bay, and are approximately 50 minutes north of Brisbane.

The Dolphins have an 11,500-seat stadium that the Roar currently uses. A second Brisbane team would likely move the Roar south, creating a real geographic divide and rivalry.

(Photo by Bradley Kanaris / Getty Images)

Another option is a team based in Ipswich, an area seeking funding for a 20,500-seat stadium that is linked to the Brisbane 2032 Olympic Games infrastructure project.

The potential stadium received a heavy blow last year when the Brisbane Jets missed the Dolphins on joining the NRL, however, a national sports team in the burgeoning growth area of ​​the West Corridor has potential. The Jets still have hopes of entering the NRL in the future.

The Ipswich CBD is getting a $ 150 million facelift, which, in addition to the $ 5 billion in transport and service infrastructure upgrades for the Brisbane West Corridor region, means a brand new club in the A -League will be part of a flourishing landscape.

Other options are a second team in Perth and a new club in Hobart, while Townsville and Gold Coast are also seen as potential points for the A-Leagues to review.

There are rumors that two Perth NPL clubs are joining forces to bid for a new Perth-based A-League club. Glory have indicated in the past that they agree with a rival which could bring Western Australia football to life.

Queensland clubs NPL, Gold Coast United and Gold Coast Knights, have apparently had discussions proposing a joint bid for a new A-League license.

The Wollongong Wolves made noise to join the A-Leagues but kept their cards relatively close to their chest. Wolves may not be ready to join the A-League with hard-to-find corporate support and dramas with local governing body Football South Coast likely to make it difficult for a candidacy in the region to trust the community. soccer.

Many believe that a National Second Division (NSD) is a better option ahead of A-League expansion, but that’s the domain of the FA, not the PLA. There is of course a link, with any future promotion and relegation that requires the FA and the PLA to work hand in hand.

A report commissioned by the Australian Association of Football Clubs (AAFC) last year estimated the cost for a club to compete in second tier competition would be $ 2.5 million per year. This figure is considered unrealistic, the PFA (players’ union) estimating that it would cost more than 5.4 million dollars, in a “White Paper” published in June 2019.

A number of potential NSD clubs have indicated that the PFA figure is unattainable. With the NSD now on offer to start next year, surprisingly a number of potential clubs claim they don’t know what a second tier will look like and the cost of participating.

This is astounding considering that the proposed competition was drafted last July for January to May of this year, but there has been no word from the AAC other than to claim that a ‘final report’ will be sent. at the FA later this month.

Having $ 140 million to play is a lot of money, but expansion is surely the best bet.


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Krishna appointed new OFC ambassador – fbc news https://ottf.org/krishna-appointed-new-ofc-ambassador-fbc-news/ Sat, 01 Jan 2022 21:58:33 +0000 https://ottf.org/krishna-appointed-new-ofc-ambassador-fbc-news/ The Golden Boy of Fiji, Roy Krishna has been appointed the new Ambassador of the Oceania Football Confederation. Krishna will help boost the growth of football in the region through his new role. As part of the three-year partnership between OFC and Score Sportswear Limited, the Fiji Football national captain will assume the role and […]]]>

The Golden Boy of Fiji, Roy Krishna has been appointed the new Ambassador of the Oceania Football Confederation.

Krishna will help boost the growth of football in the region through his new role.

As part of the three-year partnership between OFC and Score Sportswear Limited, the Fiji Football national captain will assume the role and participate in social media campaigns and activities to promote football in Oceania.

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The 34-year-old shooter is expected to captain Fiji at OFC’s preliminary competition for this year’s FIFA World Cup Qatar in Qatar.

Krishna says he is looking forward to the opportunity to help football as an OFC Ambassador and it has been a dream come true.

OFC General Secretary Franck Castillo said he saw Krishna grow as a player and become a leader.

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2021 sports year in review: 365 days of headlines that captured the sports world https://ottf.org/2021-sports-year-in-review-365-days-of-headlines-that-captured-the-sports-world/ Thu, 30 Dec 2021 19:21:25 +0000 https://ottf.org/2021-sports-year-in-review-365-days-of-headlines-that-captured-the-sports-world/ 19 – The Blues break an 18-year drought for the title, beating the Highlanders 23-15 in the Trans Tasman Super Rugby Final. The Southerners lead 15-13 with 10 minutes left, but substitute Harry Plummer inflicts a clutch penalty to get ahead of the Blues, then loose forward Blake Gibson takes the win with a late […]]]>

19 – The Blues break an 18-year drought for the title, beating the Highlanders 23-15 in the Trans Tasman Super Rugby Final. The Southerners lead 15-13 with 10 minutes left, but substitute Harry Plummer inflicts a clutch penalty to get ahead of the Blues, then loose forward Blake Gibson takes the win with a late try.

24 – Kyle Jamison is named Man of the Match, as the Blackcaps beat India by eight wickets in the World Test Championship final in Southampton. Jamison takes seven wickets – including a five-wicket sack in the opening innings and two-time Indian superstar Virat Kohli – and veteran Ross Taylor hits the winning points.

25 – NZ Warriors re-signs former half-superstar Shaun Johnson for a two-year contract after being let go by Cronulla Sharks. Johnson left the Warriors with acrimony in 2018, after falling out with then-coach Stephen Kearney.

27 – Tour de France riders are protesting after a fan waving signs advanced in front of the peloton and caused a massive crash on the opening stage. The German Tony Martin is the main victim, but the first three days are marred by other incidents which worry the riders.

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3 – Will Jordan scores five tries, as the All Blacks open their 2021 campaign with a 102-0 loss to Tonga, a meeting that only underscores the difficulty for Pacific nations to field their strongest teams in the professional age . Tonga coach Totai Kefu calls for a change in international eligibility rules.

11 – The much-publicized UFC trilogy fight between lightweight Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier ends when the Irishman stumbles and breaks his leg, delivering the victory to his rival. The pair first fought in 2014, when McGregor claimed a TKO victory, but Poirier won the January 2021 rematch similarly.

12 – Italy beat England in a penalty shoot-out at Wembley Stadium to claim the Euro 2020 football crown. Luke Shaw gives the home side the lead after just two minutes, but the Italian defender Leonardo Debucci equalizes and goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma makes two crucial saves in the shootout.

14 – Back-to-back attempts by hooker Ben Hunt help Queensland avoid a home state blanket, with a 20-18 victory over New South Wales in a game moved from Sydney to Gold Coast, due to a worsening of the COVID-19 epidemic south of the border. The Blues had already clinched the series with a victory in the first two clashes in Townsville and Brisbane.

22 – Concerned about COVID-19 protocols in the UK, the New Zealand Kiwis are withdrawing from the Rugby Union World Cup, scheduled for October. Several leading players, including captain Dallin Watene-Zelezniak, had already expressed their reservations.

Australia soon join their trans-Tasman rivals and the tournament is finally postponed for 12 months.

23 – Postponed 12 months and repeatedly canceled during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tokyo Olympics finally begin, with Black Ferns Sevens captain Sarah Hirini and boxer David Nyika leading a small New Zealand contingent during the opening ceremony.

27 – After an unsuccessful season with the New Orleans Pelicans, Kiwi center Steven Adams is traded to the Memphis Grizzlies for the 2023 NBA season. The Pelicans finished 31-41 in a shortened season and missed the playoffs , while Adams averaged 7.6 points and 8.9 rebounds.


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Year in review 2021 | Highlights of the Indian crypto saga this year https://ottf.org/year-in-review-2021-highlights-of-the-indian-crypto-saga-this-year/ Tue, 28 Dec 2021 09:48:00 +0000 https://ottf.org/year-in-review-2021-highlights-of-the-indian-crypto-saga-this-year/ India has a strange relationship with cryptocurrencies. The government was set to twice introduce a crypto bill to ban “all private cryptocurrencies” this year before pulling out. Meanwhile, demand for these digital assets has exploded across the country amid the pandemic, and especially in 2021. The Indian cryptocurrency market grew 641% from July 2020 to […]]]>
India has a strange relationship with cryptocurrencies. The government was set to twice introduce a crypto bill to ban “all private cryptocurrencies” this year before pulling out. Meanwhile, demand for these digital assets has exploded across the country amid the pandemic, and especially in 2021.

The Indian cryptocurrency market grew 641% from July 2020 to June 2021, helping to transform a region spanning Central and South Asia and Oceania into one of the fastest growing cryptocurrency markets. fastest in the world, according to an October Chainalysis report.

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Let’s take a look at some of the defining moments in the Indian crypto space in 2021.

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The crypto bill, take 1: In January, a Lok Sabha newsletter said the government would introduce a bill in the budget session of Parliament that would ban “all private cryptocurrencies” and put in place a framework to create an official digital currency that would be issued. by the Reserve Bank of India. But in the end, the bill is not tabled.

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Do not prohibit, regulate: In March, cryptocurrency players represented by the industry body Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) called on the government not to ban cryptocurrencies, proposing instead to develop mechanisms to regulate the ecosystem. The body estimated that cryptocurrency generates jobs in various functions such as law, compliance, technology, marketing, business development, finance, both in India and abroad.

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Polygon among the top 20 cryptographic tokens: In May, the Polygon crypto token, created by three Indians, surpassed $ 10 billion in market capitalization. With a market cap of over $ 19 billion, it was among the top 20 crypto tokens in the world at the time, according to Coinmarketcap.com.

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Dogecoin mania: In May, Dogecoin mania hit Indian cryptocurrency exchanges. They have witnessed record Dogecoin trading volumes and a massive surge in traffic. Binance-owned WazirX’s Doge / INR trading slowed its entire system.

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Adoption of cryptography: In August, India ranked second in terms of crypto adoption amid a surge in cryptocurrency assets around the world, a report from blockchain data platform Chainalysis showed. India was just behind Vietnam in the study, which ranked countries based on the total cryptocurrency received, the amount of cryptocurrency moved in transactions under $ 10,000, and the volume of P2P exchanges, all weighted by purchasing power parity (PPP) per capita.

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The first Indian crypto unicorn: Also in August, India got its first crypto unicorn after CoinDCX raised $ 90 million in a Series C round, led by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, B Capital.

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World Cup advertising blitz: Indian cryptocurrency exchanges collectively spent over Rs 50 crore during the ICC T20 World Cup in October and November. Data showed that the CoinDCX cryptocurrency exchange advertised seven times per match on each channel during the tournament, spending a total of Rs 40 crore on sponsorship on Star Sports. Rival CoinSwitch Kuber focused on Star Disney + Hotstar’s video streaming service during the World Cup.

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Stakeholders meet RBI for the first time: In November, the Reserve Bank of India first met with crypto players to discuss gray areas. The meeting called by the RBI brought together senior officials from the central bank, three exchanges, a crypto broker and industry body Indiatech.org, which had prepared a white paper on cryptocurrencies.

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Crypto invoice, take 2: In November, the government again appeared likely to introduce a cryptocurrency bill during the winter session of parliament starting on November 29, when those currencies are said to be used to lure investors with misleading claims and to finance terrorist activities.

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The crypto bill skips the winter session: But the bill was again delayed because the government reportedly considered changing the proposed framework. The issues debated included the need for broader consultation and soliciting public comment, and whether the central bank digital currency (CBDC) that will be introduced by the RBI should be part of this bill or be processed under RBI law.

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A record year for sporting support for Palestine – Liberation News https://ottf.org/a-record-year-for-sporting-support-for-palestine-liberation-news/ Sun, 26 Dec 2021 13:32:33 +0000 https://ottf.org/a-record-year-for-sporting-support-for-palestine-liberation-news/ Professional athletes, coaches and sports fans around the world have expressed their support for Palestine in many ways this year, and the call to boycott Puma, which sponsors the Israel Football Association, has made major gains. . “Active (association and American) soccer players, entire soccer teams, cricketers, basketball players, boxers and others have all taken […]]]>

Professional athletes, coaches and sports fans around the world have expressed their support for Palestine in many ways this year, and the call to boycott Puma, which sponsors the Israel Football Association, has made major gains. .

“Active (association and American) soccer players, entire soccer teams, cricketers, basketball players, boxers and others have all taken to social media to courageously show their solidarity with the Palestinians living under the brutal oppression of Israeli apartheid ”, according to the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement.

Footballers center Palestinian support

Palestinian liberation was at the center of the football world this year.

During the opening ceremony of the 2021 Arab Cup matches, held in Qatar in December, supporters burst into joy during the Palestinian national anthem. Throughout the tournament, fans and athletes waved Palestinian flags, especially Algerian players.

After beating Morocco in the quarter-finals, Houcine Benayada told reporters: “We are not playing for any bonus, we are playing for these two flags. [Algeria and Palestine]. “This was particularly important, as Morocco established diplomatic relations with Israel last year.

On December 18, when the Algerian soccer team won the FIFA Arab Cup after beating Tunisia 2-0, Algerian head coach Madjid Bougherra dedicated the victory to Palestine and Gaza.

In May, Israel bombed Gaza, killing more than 247 Palestinians, including 66 children, Zionists carried out ethnic cleansing in Sheikh Jarrah in occupied East Jerusalem, and Palestinian protesters were violently suppressed and arrested across the occupied West Bank and in present-day Israel. Many in the sports world have expressed their outrage.

Famous players have taken to social media to express their support for Palestine. Some of the soccer players highlighted on the official BDS website as showing major support on the pitch for Palestine include Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City), Paul Pogba (Manchester United), Amad Diallo (Manchester United), Hamza Choudhury ( Leicester City FC) and Wesley Fofana (Leicester City FC).

Chilean players in the Primera Division de Chile (Chilean Premier League) wore the Palestinian keffiyeh before playing.

Turkish teams of Fenerbahce and Demir Grup Sivasspor wore t-shirts with Palestinian and Turkish flags and a message with “Free Palestine” before facing off in Istanbul.

Scottish and Irish football fans have a long history of support

Celtic, a Glasgow-based football club with strong Irish immigrant roots, has a fan group known for its solidarity with Palestine: the Green Brigade.

The Green Brigade covered its section of Celtic Park with Palestinian flags, banners and placards ahead of a game on May 12. A sign paid tribute to the late Salah Ajarma who helped launch the Aida Celtic Football Club, which is young Palestinian footballers who are refugees and internationally supported by the Green Brigade. Before the May 12 game, activists from the Palestine Alliance distributed flags and leaflets explaining the Nakba.

Olympians gave up lifelong dream to stand by Palestine

Two Olympic athletes refused to compete against an Israeli opponent at the Tokyo Olympics this summer. This heroic demonstration of solidarity cost the Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine dear. For refusing to compete against an Israeli, Nourine and her trainer were sent home and banned for 10 years by the International Judo Federation, thus ending Nourine’s career. Sudanese judoka Mohamed Abdalrasool withdrew from the Olympics ahead of his match against the same Israeli opponent.

50 cities participate in Puma Boycott Global Day of Action

Puma’s boycott campaign has also garnered massive support this year. The campaign, launched by more than 200 Palestinian sports teams, calls on teams and supporters to boycott Israel and Puma, the German sportswear company that sponsors the Israel Football Association.

BDS writes that “Puma’s sponsorship brings international legitimacy to IFA actions. The IFA, as documented by Human Rights Watch, includes football clubs based in illegal Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land.

In November, activists from Oceania, Asia, Europe and North America handed over 120,000 signatures to PUMA urging the company to end its partnership with Israeli apartheid.

On September 18, Palestinian supporters and sports fans from over 50 cities across six continents took part in the #BoycottPUMA Global Day of Action. Demonstrations took place at PUMA offices, PUMA brand stores and retailers. Letters were given to store managers and leaflets distributed to customers.

In response to this campaign, many sports associations have abandoned Puma, including Malaysia’s largest university. Qatar Sports Club announced on June 1 that they would not be renewing their contract with Puma.

The rising tide of support for Palestinian liberation shines through various avenues in the global athletics industry. Sports boycotts have helped undermine the legitimacy of the South African apartheid regime. Time will tell their impact on the fall of Israeli apartheid as well.


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