<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTSat, 25 Jul 2015 21:39:37 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw results in full]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-preliminary-draw-results-in-full-2667929.html

FIFA.com rounds up the results from the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which took place at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg on Saturday 25 July.]]>
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[World Cup qualifying: the story so far]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=world-cup-qualifying-the-story-so-far-2660791.htmlWith the Preliminary Draw set to take centre stage this week, we look back at the first steps on the road to Russia 2018, with 76 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches having already been played across Asia and North America.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[CONCACAF celebrates Women’s Football Day in style]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=5/news=concacaf-celebrates-women-s-football-day-in-style-2608192.htmlFIFA.com looks back on CONCACAF’s Women’s Football Day and the outstanding events the member associations in the region put on to support the continued development and growth of the game.]]>Mon, 25 May 2015 15:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Seven in, seven out in CONCACAF]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=wednesday-seven-in-seven-out-in-concacaf-2581120.htmlFIFA.com recaps the first round of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia from the CONCACAF zone. ]]>Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[CONCACAF minnows start up-stream]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=concacaf-minnows-start-up-stream-2567751.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at the first round of action in the CONCACAF zone on the road to Russia 2018.]]>Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Improving beach soccer technique in CONCACAF]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=2/news=improving-beach-soccer-technique-in-concacaf-2534330.htmlWith the support of FIFA, attendees from 16 members associations from CONCACAF met in Miami between 24-28 February for a Workshop on Beach Soccer Technical Preparation.

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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=News
<![CDATA[CONCACAF draw lights 2018 touch paper]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The first qualifying matches for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in the CONCACAF region are now known, with some of the smallest competitors in the confederation set to take the pitch in March.

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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 03:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[FIFA and CONCACAF introduce club licensing in the CONCACAF region]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=1/news=fifa-and-concacaf-introduce-club-licensing-in-the-concacaf-region-2507080.htmlThu, 15 Jan 2015 13:27:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Road to Russia begins in Miami]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/newsid=2506304/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=CONCACAF will enter the fray for FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 in March, with a draw in Miami for the region's early qualifying rounds scheduled for Thursday.

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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Success stories help shape future of women’s football]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=11/news=success-stories-help-shape-future-of-women-s-football-2471093.htmlFri, 07 Nov 2014 13:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[High interest in hosting FIFA competitions]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2014/m=5/news=high-interest-in-hosting-fifa-competitions-2336227.htmlFri, 09 May 2014 14:57:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA, CONCACAF team up in Cayman Islands]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=10/news=fifa-concacaf-team-cayman-islands-2208485.htmlWed, 30 Oct 2013 09:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President to open development seminar in Cayman Islands]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2013/m=10/news=fifa-president-open-development-seminar-cayman-islands-2197988.htmlFIFA President Joseph S. Blatter, FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke and CONCACAF President and FIFA Vice-President Jeffrey Webb will open a five-day FIFA seminar in Grand Cayman on Monday 21 October.

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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 09:59:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[USA back with a bang as Salvadorans stride]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 May 2013 03:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Mexico, Salvadorans comb the beach for gold]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 07 May 2013 05:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Webb: Beach soccer will become region's staple]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/beachsoccerworldcup/tahiti2013/news/newsid=2028933/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=CONCACAF President and FIFA Vice-President Jeffrey Webb is "certain" that beach soccer "will soon become the region's staple" after the Bahamas was announced as the first Carribean host of the regional qualifiers for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.

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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 14:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013
<![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[USA top Azerbaijan-bound trio]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u17womensworldcup/azerbaijan2012/news/newsid=1633174/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 19 May 2012 09:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Azerbaijan 2012<![CDATA[CFU appoint Normalisation Committee]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2011/m=12/news=cfu-appoint-normalisation-committee-1561201.htmlAfter two days of meetings at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, the Caribbean Football Union have appointed a new Normalisation Committee, entrusted with forming a new Executive Committee in 2012.

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Thu, 22 Dec 2011 10:14:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[Bahamas withdraw from 2014 World Cup qualifiers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=8/news=bahamas-withdraw-from-2014-world-cup-qualifiers-1496896.htmlMon, 22 Aug 2011 10:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Dely Valdes: Panama must respect opponents]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=8/news=dely-valdes-panama-must-respect-opponents-1487694.html"I think any opponent we play we try to be protagonists and these are the ones who have been matched with us and we have to be first, we can't be anything else." Julio Dely Valdes, Panama coach

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Mon, 08 Aug 2011 09:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Panama back on the rise]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=8/news=panama-back-the-rise-1484594.htmlPanama lead the pack in CONCACAF's Round Two Group C, with Nicaragua and Dominica hopeful of staging an upset in the race towards a place at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

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Wed, 03 Aug 2011 08:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Caribbean hopefuls at the ready]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=caribbean-hopefuls-the-ready-1470301.htmlFour of CONCACAF's representatives have already begun their attempts to reach Brazil 2014. Now a series of the region's other teams are set to follow suit.

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Wed, 06 Jul 2011 14:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Bahamas, US Virgin Islands start well]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=bahamas-virgin-islands-start-well-1468029.htmlThere were first-leg victories for the Bahamas and the US Virgin Islands as they began their road to the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ in the CONCACAF preliminary qualifiers.

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Mon, 04 Jul 2011 10:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Latest details of CONCACAF play-offs ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=6/news=latest-details-concacaf-play-offs-1456962.htmlTue, 21 Jun 2011 21:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Play-off matches in CONCACAF ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=4/news=play-off-matches-concacaf-1424713.htmlTue, 26 Apr 2011 15:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Beach Soccer round-up: October / November]]>/development/news/y=2010/m=12/news=beach-soccer-round-october-november-1345610.htmlIn the first in a bimonthly series, FIFA.com reflects on what happened in beach soccer in October and November.

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Wed, 08 Dec 2010 15:15:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=News
<![CDATA[El Salvador crowned CONCACAF kings]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/beachsoccerworldcup/dubai2009/news/newsid=1075286/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 22 Jun 2009 11:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Dubai 2009<![CDATA[Protect the game, protect the players, strengthen global football governance]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2009/m=6/news=protect-the-game-protect-the-players-strengthen-global-football-govern-1065926.html The 59th FIFA Congress concluded on Wednesday with overwhelming member support for the principles of fair play and sporting ethics.

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Wed, 03 Jun 2009 23:16:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Congress 2009
<![CDATA[Congress opens on a musical note]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2009/m=6/news=congress-opens-musical-note-1065623.htmlWed, 03 Jun 2009 00:46:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Congress 2009<![CDATA[New Goal projects approved]]>/development/news/y=2009/m=6/news=new-goal-projects-approved-1065531.htmlTue, 02 Jun 2009 20:48:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=Release<![CDATA[Re-live the FIFA Congress]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2009/m=6/news=live-the-fifa-congress-1065061.htmlTue, 02 Jun 2009 08:19:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Congress 2009<![CDATA[The Bahamas raring to get started]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2009/m=6/news=the-bahamas-raring-get-started-1065073.htmlMon, 01 Jun 2009 19:40:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Congress 2009<![CDATA[2014 FIFA World Cup Host City designation on the agenda]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2009/m=5/news=2014-fifa-world-cup-host-city-designation-the-agenda-1062218.htmlMon, 25 May 2009 16:24:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=GenericKind=Release<![CDATA[Sealey: Bahamas can compete]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2008/m=7/news=sealey-bahamas-can-compete-825324.htmlMon, 14 Jul 2008 16:11:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Home of FifaKind=News<![CDATA[Reggae Boyz strut their stuff ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=6/news=reggae-boyz-strut-their-stuff-808794.htmlThu, 19 Jun 2008 00:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[A shock loss for T&T]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=6/news=shock-loss-for-804602.htmlMon, 16 Jun 2008 03:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Gardner: Jamaica are still the best]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 30 May 2008 08:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Who is the pass master?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/739/576/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=]]>Sat, 12 Apr 2008 08:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[A crossroads in the Caribbean ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=4/news=crossroads-the-caribbean-731286.htmlFri, 04 Apr 2008 10:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Bermuda and Bahamas march on]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=727130/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 31 Mar 2008 00:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Homeless Nature Boyz soldier on]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=720646/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 25 Mar 2008 16:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[All to play for in CONCACAF]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=3/news=all-play-for-concacaf-720022.htmlIt's all-or-nothing time in the New World. Eleven minnows will move on this week while 11 others dry their eyes and look to Brazil 2014.

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Mon, 24 Mar 2008 20:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Who is CONCACAF's best?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/706/745/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 08 Mar 2008 16:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[What is the best game you've seen?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/703/720/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Be it from international or club level, yesteryear or the modern era, FIFA.com would like to know what is the best match you have ever watched.

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Tue, 04 Mar 2008 17:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Have Your Say
<![CDATA[Who is the world's best coach?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/702/493/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 01 Mar 2008 00:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Mixed bag for New World minnows]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=2/news=mixed-bag-for-new-world-minnows-686523.htmlThu, 07 Feb 2008 04:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[What is the most exciting league?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/682/680/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Planet football is home to a number of captivating national championships. But which, do you feel, is the most most exciting league in the world?

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Sun, 03 Feb 2008 09:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Have Your Say
<![CDATA[Bahamas get samba lessons ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=1/news=bahamas-get-samba-lessons-671958.htmlHaving adopted an exciting style and made great progress under their Brazilian boss, Bahamas are out to shine in South Africa 2010 qualifying.

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Tue, 15 Jan 2008 00:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[New World fixtures firmed]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=1/news=new-world-fixtures-firmed-670749.htmlFri, 11 Jan 2008 16:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™