<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 10 Feb 2015 10:47:00 GMTTue, 10 Feb 2015 13:44:39 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Asia ready for first step on road to Russia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=asia-ready-for-first-step-on-road-to-russia-2522561.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at the six ties that will kick off qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, with Stephen Constantine's return to Nepal with India among the standout matches.]]>Tue, 10 Feb 2015 10:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Asian minnows begin World Cup mission]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=world-cup-route-mapped-out-for-asian-minnows-2522325.htmlFIFA.com previews the upcoming draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Asia, with the 12 lowest ranked countries on the continent ready to learn their fate as they take the first tentative steps on the road to Russia.]]>Mon, 09 Feb 2015 12:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[FIFA to implement two new development programmes]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/projects/news/newsid=2443029/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:03:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=ProjectsKind=News<![CDATA[Live Your Goals brings joy in July]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2409579/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Although July was dominated by the 2014 World Cup, it was an extremely eventful month for women’s football, with a total of 18 Live Your Goals festivals held around the globe.

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:58:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News
<![CDATA[Asian Cup to be expanded to 24 teams]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/231/992/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Afghanistan stuns India to win SAFF title]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/217/252/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 11 Sep 2013 15:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[New football turf pitches for Bhutan at Chanjiji Football Ground]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/marketing/qualityprogramme/news/newsid=2159754/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 30 Aug 2013 15:35:00 GMTArea=FIFA Quality Prog.Section=Football TurfKind=News<![CDATA[Pakistan appoint Shamlan after Bahrain stint]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/215/639/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Pakistan appointed Bahrain's Mohammed Shamlan as their new coach ahead of the South Asian Football Federation Cup (SAFF). 

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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 15:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Korea DPR climb ninth, Equatorial Guinea fly]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2012/m=12/news=korea-dpr-climb-ninth-equatorial-guinea-fly-1966813.htmlFri, 07 Dec 2012 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Tough draw for Chinese champions]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/196/686/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Dec 2012 11:33:00 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[FIFA President touched by Nepal welcome ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=1597539/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 09 Mar 2012 11:06:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[Blatter concludes Bhutan visit ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=1596652/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 08 Mar 2012 13:26:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[President Blatter set for Asian tour]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/projects/goalprogramme/news/newsid=1594363/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 04 Mar 2012 20:10:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=News<![CDATA[Chetri shines as India retain crown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 12 Dec 2011 07:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA awards further TV rights for 2015-2022]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=1533484/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Oct 2011 09:16:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=TVKind=Release<![CDATA[Asia's Brazil 2014 draw made]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=3/news=asia-brazil-2014-draw-made-1408931.htmlThe AFC has conducted the draw for Asia’s first and second round qualifiers for Brazil 2014.

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Wed, 30 Mar 2011 11:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Asian Zone to play preliminary round for Brazil 2014]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=3/news=asian-zone-play-preliminary-round-for-brazil-2014-1401533.htmlSat, 19 Mar 2011 14:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[India reign in South Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/114/842/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=India reclaimed the South Asian Football Federation Championship with a hard-fought final victory over last year's winners, the Maldives.

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Mon, 14 Dec 2009 14:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Beach soccer lays roots in Dubai]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=November 2009 will go down as a historic date for beach soccer in Dubai, with minds now focused on developing the discipline in the UAE.

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Thu, 10 Dec 2009 11:31:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=News
<![CDATA[Swedes and sequences]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 29 Jul 2009 10:27:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Maldives run with the wind]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2009/m=5/news=maldives-run-with-the-wind-1062775.htmlThu, 28 May 2009 04:49:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Dorji: Improving one step at a time]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/homefifa/news/newsid=1051128/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= about how football has improved in his homeland and how the Goal Project in particular has aided this development. ]]>Thu, 23 Apr 2009 16:30:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Home of FifaKind=News<![CDATA[Heavy blows for Asian giants]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=3/news=heavy-blows-for-asian-giants-722162.htmlWed, 26 Mar 2008 19:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Big wins in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2008/news/newsid=716549/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Gamba Osaka came out on top of a seven-goal thriller on Wednesday while J-League champions Kashima Antlers strolled to another huge victory.

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Wed, 19 Mar 2008 13:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2008
<![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[Bhutan out of 2010 race ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2007/m=9/news=bhutan-out-2010-race-595607.htmlBhutan have decided to withdraw from the Asian qualifiers for South Africa 2010, as they cannot fulfill their fixture with Kuwait in October.

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Thu, 13 Sep 2007 16:57:44 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Spreading joy to all corners]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/567/197/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=From the smallest of islands to the most powerful of nations, football has the unique power to bring joy to billions of fans around the world.

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Fri, 10 Aug 2007 18:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[New and old take gold in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/529/158/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 30 May 2007 18:29:10 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Quartet make home advantage count]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2007/news/newsid=129076/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 24 May 2007 10:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007<![CDATA[Japan's Urawa into Champions League quarters]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2007/news/newsid=129041/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 23 May 2007 13:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007<![CDATA[Frontale make history as trio progress]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2007/news/newsid=128249/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 May 2007 14:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007<![CDATA[AFC chief re-elected]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/128/111/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 08 May 2007 07:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Quartet edge closer to last eight]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2007/news/newsid=127417/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Apr 2007 12:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007<![CDATA[Asian Cup ticket sales start]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/127/301/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 24 Apr 2007 10:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Eastern duo lead the way]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/mensolympic/beijing2008/news/newsid=124090/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 19 Apr 2007 10:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Beijing 2008<![CDATA[Shandong & Al Wahda set the standard]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2007/news/newsid=123579/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 12 Apr 2007 11:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007<![CDATA[Ecstasy for east Asians]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/mensolympic/beijing2008/news/newsid=122701/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 29 Mar 2007 12:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Beijing 2008<![CDATA[Giantkillers emerge as favourites fall]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2007/news/newsid=113860/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 22 Mar 2007 12:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007<![CDATA[AFC chief Bin Hammam re-elected to new four-year term]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/112/971/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 09 Mar 2007 05:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Asian celebration for Sydney]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2007/news/newsid=112921/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 08 Mar 2007 12:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007<![CDATA[Aussies bolster Asian field]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2007/news/newsid=112768/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 06 Mar 2007 13:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007<![CDATA[Zidane hails Asian football's progress]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/112/187/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 24 Feb 2007 12:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Italy oust Brazil to take top spot]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2007/m=2/news=italy-oust-brazil-take-top-spot-111685.htmlAzzurri.]]>Wed, 14 Feb 2007 10:35:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Asia planning major leagues' revamp]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/111/621/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 13 Feb 2007 01:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[English FA to help Asian football development]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/111/234/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 06 Feb 2007 08:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA mourns Abdullah Khalid Al Dabal]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=110649/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=]]>Mon, 29 Jan 2007 17:29:00 GMTArea=AF - FederationSection=FederationKind=News<![CDATA[Big guns meet in final four]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/109/928/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Jan 2007 22:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Japan and Australia avoid the big guns]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/108/807/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 19 Dec 2006 18:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Western trio monopolise medals]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/108/786/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Dec 2006 03:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News