Auckland to host 15 OFC Champions League matches in August

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Football fans get the chance to watch 15 OFC Champions League matches at a two-week Auckland tournament between August 4-17.

Auckland City will represent New Zealand at the eight-nation tournament to decide which club will go forward as Oceania’s entry at the next FIFA Club World Cup, due to be held in China.

All the OFC Champions League games will be played at the OFC Home of Football, at Ngahue Reserve, Stonefields, Auckland.

The teams are split into two groups with the top tool pool qualifiers playing off in the semi-finals, followed by a final on August 17.

Group A

AS Vénus (Tahiti) — runners-up 2020-21 Tahiti Ligue 1

Lae City (Papua New Guinea) — 2021 PNG National Socer League champions

Central Coast (Solomon Islands) — 2021 Solomon Islands S–League champions

Galaxy (Vanuatu) — 2021 VFF National Super League champions

Group B

Auckland City — National League champions

Hienghène Sport (New Caledonia) — 2021 New Caledonia Super League champions

Nikao Sokattak (Cook Islands) — 2021 Cook Islands Round Cup champions

Rewa (Fiji) — runners-up 2021 Fiji Premier League

Fixtures schedule

Group A

Thursday August 4, 2022

12pm: Galaxy FC v Lae City FC
3pm: Central Coast FC v AS Vènus

Sunday August 7, 2022

12pm: Central Coast FC v Galaxy FC
3pm: AS Vènus v Lae City FC

Wednesday August 11, 2022

12pm: Lae City FC v Central Coast FC
3pm: AS Vènus v Galaxy FC

Group B

Friday August 5, 2022

12pm: Auckland City FC v Hienghène Sport
3pm: Rewa FC v Nikao Sokattak FC

Monday August 8, 2022

12pm: Rewa FC v Auckland City FC
3pm: Nikao Sokattak FC v Hienghène Sport

Thursday August 11, 2022

12pm: Hienghène Sport v Rewa FC
3pm: Nikao Sokattak Fc v Auckland City FC


Sunday August 14, 2022

11.30am: 1st Group A v 2nd Group B
2.30pm: 1st Group B v 2nd Group A


Wednesday August 17, 2022

2pm: Semi-final 1 winner v semi-final 2 winner

OFC Home of Football, Ngahue Reserve

Ngahue Reserve … venue for the OFC Champions League tournament.

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