Global qualifying for South Africa 2010 commenced in the Oceania zone in mid-2007 and culminated over two years later as New Zealand qualified.
Group A winners Fiji and semi-final qualifiers Vanuatu had cause to celebrate on matchday five of the South Pacific Games in Samoa.
Vanuatu and Samoa will battle it out for the one remaining place in the last four after Fiji and the Solomon Islands clinched their semi-final berths on day four of the South Pacific Games.
FIFA.com hears from Cook Islands duo Tony Jamieson and Thomas Le Mouton, who are relishing the experience of battling for OFC Nations Cup places at the South Pacific Games.
New Caledonia advanced to the last four on a day that also saw Vanuatu score 15, hosts Samoa keep themselves in semi-final contention, and Tahiti suffer the first major upset.
His side may be ranked 198th in the world, but Tim Jerks has told FIFA.com of his pride in the Cook Islands side battling against the odds at the South Pacific Games.