Oceania Football Confederation have appointed Amir Navon as their Head of Competitions, replacing long-time administrator Chris Kemp.
Navon (45) comes from Israel where he brings a wealth of experience having worked at the Israel Football Association (IFA) from 2007-2022, most recently as the Deputy CEO.
He is vastly experienced in running competitions and has been responsible for all the competitions that the IFA organises, (national cups, women’s leagues, amateur leagues, and youth leagues) including player’s status and transfers of players at the competitions.
Navon has also worked extensively at UEFA in roles such as a UEFA Match Delegate, UEFA Integrity Officer, UEFA Club Licensing Manager and UEFA Ethics and Disciplinary Inspector.
Navon is based at the OFC Home of Football Te Kahu o’ Kiwa.
Kemp has left OFC after eight years to embark on the next stage of his professional career.
It includes helping Auckland City prepare for December’s FIFA Club World Cup in Saudia Arabia.