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Participating Teams

Round 1AUG 2015 - SEP 2015

4
The 4 lowest-ranked PMAs (based on the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking of July 2015 and for sporting reasons) will contest Round One.
The 4 teams will be placed into one round-robin group of four teams.
  • Samoa
    SAMSamoa
  • American Samoa
    ASAAmerican Samoa
  • Cook Islands
    COKCook Islands
  • Tonga
    TGATonga
The group winner advances to Round Two.

Round 2MAY 2016 - JUN 2016

1+7
The winner of Round One will then join the remaining 7 PMAs in Round Two.
The 8 teams will be drawn into two round-robin, home-and-away groups of four teams each.
Group A
  • Papua New Guinea
    PNGPapua New Guinea
  • New Caledonia
    NCLNew Caledonia
  • Tahiti
    TAHTahiti
  • Samoa
    SAMSamoa
Group B
  • New Zealand
    NZLNew Zealand
  • Solomon Islands
    SOLSolomon Islands
  • Fiji
    FIJFiji
  • Vanuatu
    VANVanuatu
The two group winners and runners up will advance to two single match semi-finals and the two semi-final winners will advance to a single match final, with the winner of Round 2 representing OFC in the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017. The three best placed teams from each of the two Round 2 groups will advance to Round 3.

Round 3MAR 2017 - OCT 2017

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The 6 PMAs advancing from Round Two will take part in Round Three.
The 6 teams will be placed into two round-robin, home-and-away group of three teams each.
Group A
  • New Zealand
    NZLNew Zealand
  • New Caledonia
    NCLNew Caledonia
  • Fiji
    FIJFiji
Group B
  • Tahiti
    TAHTahiti
  • Solomon Islands
    SOLSolomon Islands
  • Papua New Guinea
    PNGPapua New Guinea
The two group winners will advance to a single home-and-away series.

Play-offNOV 2017

2
The 2 teams will be paired into 1 home-and-away series.
The 2 PMAs participating in the Oceania Zone - South American Zone intercontinental play-off will meet each other home and away.
  • 1
  • VS
The winner will qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.
2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
14 Jun - 15 Jul
0 + 0.5
The winner of the intercontinental play-off.
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