<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 13 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMTSat, 06 Dec 2014 04:36:13 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Samoa side top Polynesian quartet]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[History-makers Fiji clinch U-20 spot ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=history-makers-fiji-clinch-u-20-spot-2346847.htmlFIFA.com reports from the OFC U-20 Championship, which ended in triumph for hosts Fiji, who will represent their continent at next year's FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand.]]>Sat, 31 May 2014 12:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Oceania aspirants eye rare glimpse of world stage]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=oceania-aspirants-eye-unique-glimpse-of-world-stage-2342714.htmlThu, 22 May 2014 10:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Island nations edge closer to Auckland benchmark]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 19 May 2014 10:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[31 days to go ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=31-days-to-go-2336469.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to Brazil 2014 with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. We continue with a look at the biggest-ever win in FIFA World Cup qualifying.]]>Mon, 12 May 2014 07:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Regenass: Our programmes have evolved]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=2323606/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA Director of Member Associations and Development Thierry Regenass talks exclusively to FIFA.com about the implementation and enforcement of development regulations and the evolution of FIFA's assistance programmes.

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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 09:41:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News
<![CDATA[The fairytale of Pago Pago]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=the-fairytale-of-pago-pago-2320454.htmlAmerican Samoa went from suffering a 31-0 loss to posting one of international football’s all-time biggest upsets in the space of ten years. Now their story has been turned into a film.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone
<![CDATA['Live Your Goals' in January]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2274292/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the 'LYG' programme at the start of 2014.]]>Mon, 03 Feb 2014 13:50:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Tahiti lead Oceania's breakthrough year]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at a historic year for Oceanian football as Tahiti firstly competed at the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013 before welcoming the world by hosting the region’s first FIFA tournament.]]>Tue, 31 Dec 2013 09:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Six of the best on the road to Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=six-the-best-the-road-brazil-2237920.htmlFIFA.com takes a look back at some of the more remarkable matches from Brazil 2014 qualifying. ]]>Tue, 03 Dec 2013 09:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Magic and milestones on Oceania journey]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=magic-and-milestones-oceania-journey-2227009.htmlFIFA.com reviews Oceania's two-year FIFA World Cup™ odyssey which produced numerous historic moments and no little emotion.]]>Thu, 21 Nov 2013 02:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Live Your Goals busy across the globe]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2215045/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back on the initiative’s latest developments in September and October.]]>Fri, 01 Nov 2013 12:57:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[A history of qualifying shocks]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=history-qualifying-shocks-2207766.htmlFIFA.com looks back at some of the most surprising qualifying scorelines in FIFA World Cup™ history.]]>Tue, 29 Oct 2013 00:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Building for further Oceania sand-based success]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 30 Sep 2013 08:55:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[FIFA and OFC define development priorities]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 16 Sep 2013 14:03:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Development boost for the women’s game in Oceania]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2079572/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 15 May 2013 06:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[New route opens up for Oceania aspirants]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the upcoming OFC Champions League season which boasts a new format as eight clubs, led by reigning champions Auckland City, bid for Oceanian club supremacy.]]>Fri, 29 Mar 2013 05:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Drama and emotion on Oceania’s World Cup path]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=drama-and-emotion-oceania-world-cup-path-2050015.htmlFIFA.com takes a look back at what has been a typically fascinating odyssey for Oceania’s Brazil 2014 aspirants, with Tahiti and American Samoa enjoying breakthrough success, while New Zealand eventually secured top spot.]]>Thu, 28 Mar 2013 07:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Hollywood treatment for American Samoa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 13 Mar 2013 00:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Cook Islands keep hopes alive amid late drama]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2013/m=1/news=cook-islands-keep-hopes-alive-amid-late-drama-1995722.htmlSat, 26 Jan 2013 07:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[New look for Oceania’s elite club competition]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/197/324/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Dec 2012 08:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Pago Youth seal another title]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/197/024/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 19 Nov 2012 02:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[What is international football’s biggest rivalry?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/189/347/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know what you feel is the biggest rivalry in the international game.]]>Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[England hit high, South Sudan debut]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2012/m=8/news=england-hit-high-south-sudan-debut-1676839.html]]>Wed, 08 Aug 2012 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Grassroots courses building foundations in Polynesia]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/technicalsupport/grassroots/news/newsid=1677326/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=]]>Wed, 08 Aug 2012 08:26:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GrassrootKind=News<![CDATA[Auckland continue to reign in Oceania]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2012/m=5/news=auckland-continue-reign-oceania-1631695.htmlFIFA.com reports.]]>Tue, 15 May 2012 09:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2012<![CDATA[Battling Kiwis defy Oceania challengers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 27 Mar 2012 09:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[London calling in Oceania]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 15 Mar 2012 09:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[Training, tournaments dominate in Futsal]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/technicalsupport/futsal/news/newsid=1580409/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest monthly Futsal round-up reflects on another busy period of training seminars and tournaments, as well as the announcements of the hosts for the UEFA Futsal EURO 2014 and the UEFA Futsal Cup.]]>Tue, 07 Feb 2012 08:39:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FutsalKind=News<![CDATA[Patience rewarded for American Samoa]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2012/m=1/news=patience-rewarded-for-american-samoa-1564436.htmlAmerican Samoa have travelled a tough road in seeking international achievement, but after years of heartache the South Pacific nation finally made an emphatic breakthrough.

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Thu, 12 Jan 2012 04:04:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[Shocks sprung in 2011]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at the teams who have caused major surprises this past year, including American Samoa, Uruguay, the Japanese women, Al-Sadd and Basel.]]>Sat, 31 Dec 2011 04:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Spain on top and Wales highest climber]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2011/m=12/news=spain-top-and-wales-highest-climber-1560354.htmlWed, 21 Dec 2011 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Long-rangers and a league of nations]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review.]]>Wed, 30 Nov 2011 00:47:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Dreams and history made in Oceania]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=dreams-and-history-made-oceania-1548943.htmlMon, 28 Nov 2011 09:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Samoa edge neighbours to secure passage]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=samoa-edge-neighbours-secure-passage-1548542.htmlSun, 27 Nov 2011 07:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Samoa draw sets up decisive final contest]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=samoa-draw-sets-decisive-final-contest-1547815.htmlFri, 25 Nov 2011 08:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[American Samoa denied second win]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=american-samoa-denied-second-win-1547781.htmlFri, 25 Nov 2011 03:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[American Samoa break new ground]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=american-samoa-break-new-ground-1546767.htmlWed, 23 Nov 2011 06:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Oceania quartet commence long road]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=oceania-quartet-commence-long-road-1546159.htmlTue, 22 Nov 2011 11:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Committed Tonga’s fresh approach ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=committed-tonga-fresh-approach-1544604.htmlFri, 18 Nov 2011 09:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[FIFA’s Performance Seminar a success]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/news/newsid=1542237/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Nov 2011 08:06:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=PerformanceKind=News<![CDATA[Rongen to coach American Samoa]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=10/news=rongen-coach-american-samoa-1530334.htmlFri, 21 Oct 2011 07:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Tight margins among Pacific elite]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=New Caledonia emerged triumphant on home soil at this year’s Pacific Games as a number of teams continued their preparations for Brazil 2014 qualifying.

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Tue, 13 Sep 2011 09:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Pitch perfect in Oceania]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/marketing/qualityprogramme/news/newsid=1490652/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Aug 2011 05:51:00 GMTArea=FIFA Quality Prog.Section=FootballsKind=News<![CDATA[Wide open in Oceania's Group A]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=8/news=wide-open-oceania-group-1484642.htmlWed, 03 Aug 2011 09:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[High-flying Kiwis face tough task]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=high-flying-kiwis-face-tough-task-1483249.htmlSat, 30 Jul 2011 22:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Qualifying tales through the ages]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=qualifying-tales-through-the-ages-1480272.htmlWith the draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ set for Saturday, FIFA.com looks back on some of the more weird, wonderful and ground-breaking qualifiers since the first almost 80 years ago.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2011 12:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[The preliminaries in numbers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=the-preliminaries-numbers-1479755.htmlFIFA.com looks at some statistics from the qualifying competition's history and some other records on the verge of crashing.]]>Tue, 26 Jul 2011 14:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Oceania goalkeeper stocks receive a boost]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/education/news/newsid=1450395/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 10 Jun 2011 02:42:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News<![CDATA[Kiwis rule Oceania, reach Colombia]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2011/m=5/news=kiwis-rule-oceania-reach-colombia-1427877.htmlMon, 02 May 2011 10:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Colombia 2011