Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) U-20 Championship, It is a international football tournament which is played 1 time in the 2 year. It is started in the year 1974. In the year 1974 to 2012 only below 20 year of age players can play in this tournament but the limit of age was reduced in year 2013 and from 2013 only below 19 year of age players can play in this tournament.
Australia is the most successful team in this tournament. They have won 12 titles in this tournament. Fiji is the current champion of this tournament .They won their first title in this tournament.
OFC U-20 Championship will be start on 2 September 2016 and it will be end on 16 September 2016. OFC U-20 Championship 2016 is hosting Vanuatu. It is 13th season of OFC U-20 Championship. 2016 OFC U-20 Championship will be held in Vanuatu for first time.
The limit of age is 19 year hence player should be borne on 1 January 1997 or thereafter. 2016 OFC U-20 Championship is organized by the Oceania Football Confederation .In the year 2015 FIFA decided that the OFC gets two slots at every FIFA U-20 and U-17 World Cup hence 2 team will qualify in the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup in South Korea.
OFC U-20 Championship Teams Names
Total eleven team will play in this 2016 OFC U-20 Championship tournament. Australia is the most successful team in this tournament. They have won 12 titles in this tournament. Fiji is the current champion of this tournament .They won their first title in this tournament. Teams are divided in First round entrants and Second round entrant.Teams name are given in the table.
OFC U-20 Championship 2016 Format
First round : In first round round American Samoa, Cook Islands, Samoa and Tonga team will play a tournament according to round-robin format. The winner will get the opportunity to qualify in the tournament
Tournament (2016 OFC U-20 Championship): Total eights team (Fiji, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tahiti, Vanuatu, and the winner of first round ) will divided in 2 group every group will be contain 4 team. Top 2 team in each group both group will play semi-finals and final match
OFC U-20 Championship 2016 Live Broadcasting Channels
We can watch Live match of 2016 OFC U-20 Championship on VBTC channel in Vanuatu, on FBC TV & Fiji TV in Fiji, Solomon Telekom vchannel in Solomon Islands, MediaCorp channel in Singapore, Cayman channel in Cayman Islands.