<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 03 Feb 2014 13:50:00 GMTWed, 09 Apr 2014 20:05:39 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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. 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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]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=1995722/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 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]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=1676839/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=]]>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]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2012/news/newsid=1631695/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=American 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]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=1560354/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 28 Nov 2011 09:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Samoa edge neighbours to secure passage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 25 Nov 2011 08:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[American Samoa denied second win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 25 Nov 2011 03:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[American Samoa break new ground]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 23 Nov 2011 06:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Oceania quartet commence long road]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 22 Nov 2011 11:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Committed Tonga’s fresh approach ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 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]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1530334/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 30 Jul 2011 22:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Qualifying tales through the ages]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminarydraw/news/newsid=1480272/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=With 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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 02 May 2011 10:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Colombia 2011<![CDATA[Intrigue awaits Oceania’s young elite]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u20worldcup/colombia2011/news/newsid=1418966/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Hosts New Zealand will undoubtedly start as favourites to rule the region and qualify for this year's FIFA U-20 World Cup, but Tahiti's surprise triumph three years ago proves nothing can be accepted as a foregone conclusion.

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Wed, 20 Apr 2011 09:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Colombia 2011
<![CDATA[Hard work maintains Kiwi stranglehold]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u17worldcup/mexico2011/news/newsid=1367922/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Jan 2011 09:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Mexico 2011<![CDATA[Samoan Goal project brings hope after tsunami]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=1365161/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter made the trip to Pago Pago in American Samoa to inaugurate a Goal project designed to rebuild the sporting infrastructure that was destroyed in the 2009 tsunami.

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Sat, 15 Jan 2011 13:17:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[Battlelines drawn in Oceania]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u17worldcup/mexico2011/news/newsid=1360549/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Jan 2011 17:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Mexico 2011<![CDATA[Vicelich, Riley claim Oceania's top honour]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=New Zealand’s Ivan Vicelich and Ali Riley were presented with their OFC Player of the year awards prior to the All Whites international against Honduras in Auckland.

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Mon, 11 Oct 2010 07:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[Long path to South Africa began in Pacific]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The long road to the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa commenced nearly three years ago in the Pacific Island nation of Samoa.

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Tue, 04 May 2010 04:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[PNG's breakthough success]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Papua New Guinea’s Hekari United can now turn their attention to the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2010 after their history-making Oceania club title.

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Mon, 03 May 2010 12:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News