FIFA.com’s review of action across Asia and Oceania takes in Japan and Korea Republic, where there was more good news for the competition frontrunners, as well as a look at Uzbekistan, Iran, Cambodia and New Zealand.
New Caledonia, Tahiti and Vanuatu will all have high hopes of progressing to Oceania’s final stage of qualifying after avoiding regional heavyweights New Zealand.
The domestic season in New Zealand ended with familiar clubs claiming silverware but a number of new faces pressing their South Africa 2010 claims.
FIFA.com takes a look at the weekend action in the opening round of the Argentina Clausura plus the highlights in Brazil, Mexico and New Zealand.
One of the Pacific’s brightest stars is making headway on foreign shores and Desmond Fa’aiuaso hopes to be the first of many from Samoa to do so.
Global qualifying for South Africa 2010 commenced in the Oceania zone in mid-2007 and culminated over two years later as New Zealand qualified.