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Draw confirms Oceania octet chasing ticket to Lithuania

(FIFA.com)
Team Solomon Islands pose for a group photo prior to Group E match play between the Solomon Islands and Costa Rica in the 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup on September 12, 2016 in Bucaramanga, Colombia.  (Photo by Victor D
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  • Eight nations to feature in OFC FIFA Futsal World Cup qualifying
  • Tournament to commence in October in New Caledonia
  • Winner will represent Oceania at Lithuania 2020

Oceanian aspirants now know their path towards the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2020 following the draw conducted by the Oceania Football Confederation on Tuesday.

The eight participating nations were drawn into two groups of four for the OFC Futsal Nations Cup 2019 which will be hosted by New Caledonia between 27 October and 2 November.

Defending champions and top seed Solomon Islands and second ranked New Zealand were placed into different pots to ensure they don’t face each other during the group stages, with new participants American Samoa and Tonga also separated for the same reason.

The winner of the tournament will represent OFC at Lithuania 2020

OFC Futsal Nations Cup 2019
27 October-2 November - Noumea, New Caledonia

Group A: New Zealand, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, American Samoa

Group B: Solomon Islands, Fiji, Tahiti, Tonga

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