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The Australian soccer federation is seeking to join the Asian Football Confederation in a switch from the Oceania Football Confederation, Japan Football Association VP Junji Ogura said Wednesday.

Ogura, a member of FIFA’s Executive Committee, said soccer’s world governing body received a request from the Australian federation for permission to switch to the AFC.

According to Ogura, Australia is looking for wider opportunities in marketing for its national team and FIFA executives plan to discuss the request at a meeting in June.

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