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AFC / OFC Challenge Cup
The AFC / OFC Challenge Cup was a short-lived competition on the international soccer scene which pitted the champions of FIFA's Asia and Oceania Confederations together every two years, either in a one-off clash or in a two-legged tie, the winner laying claim to the handsome trophy.

The winner of the OFC Nations Cup represents Oceania in the encounter, while Asia's representatives alternated between the winner of the Asian Cup, and the winner of the Asian Games.

The inaugural match took place in 2001, at the Ecopa Stadium in Shizuoka, Japan, between the host nation, as holders of the Asian Cup, and Australia, then Oceania's Nations Cup holders. Japan emerged triumphant, 3-0.

The second AFC / OFC Challenge Cup clashes was scheduled to take place over two legs in 2003, but global conflict saw the postponement of the two-legged affair between New Zealand and the current Asian Games champions, Iran. It eventually took place as a one-off fixture in October, 2003, with Iran winning 3-0.

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