<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 28 Aug 2015 14:30:00 GMTFri, 28 Aug 2015 16:39:48 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Baldivieso appointed coach of Bolivia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Julio Cesar Baldivieso was named the new coach of Bolivia as he takes over from Mauricio Soria, the national federation confirmed on Friday.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![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[Brazil return to challenge upbeat Argentina, Chile]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=brazil-return-to-challenge-upbeat-argentina-chile-2667780.html FIFA.com previews the South American preliminaries for Russia 2018.]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[One drought ends, another continues]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at the 2015 Copa America, where hosts Chile triumphed to earn their first ever invitation to the FIFA Confederations Cup, while other predictions and surprises came to light just months before the long road to Russia 2018 begins.

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Sun, 05 Jul 2015 15:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 2015
<![CDATA[Mexico held by Bolivia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 13 Jun 2015 02:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 2015<![CDATA[Messi, Neymar and Rodriguez decorate wide-open duel]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the Copa America 2015, which, due to the emergence of Chile, Colombia and Ecuador, is poised to be thrilling event.]]>Wed, 10 Jun 2015 18:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa América 2015<![CDATA[Let the Copa commence! ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=On 19 April 1960 the Copa Libertadores started its journey at a packed Estadio Centenario in Montevideo. FIFA.com looks back at the historic day.

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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 20:16:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News
<![CDATA[Ideye recalled for Nigeria friendlies]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nigeria caretaker coach Daniel Amokachi recalled in-form West Bromwich Albion striker Brown Ideye for friendlies against Bolivia and South Africa.

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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendlies
<![CDATA[Pacheco powering Peruvian ambition ]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=pacheco-powering-peruvian-ambition-2544074.htmlFIFA.com spoke to their chief goal-threat Fernando Pacheco.]]>Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[South Americans take aim for New Zealand 2015]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=south-americans-take-aim-for-new-zealand-2015-2506771.htmlWed, 14 Jan 2015 12:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Football's Christmas presents]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at the special footballing 'gifts' which were delivered on 25 December, Christmas Day.]]>Thu, 25 Dec 2014 12:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Joy for Brazil and Colombia, play-off place for Ecuador]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=joy-for-brazil-and-colombia-play-off-place-for-ecuador-2445703.htmlFIFA.com reviews the tournament.]]>Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Germany and France catching up]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=9/news=germany-and-france-catching-up-2441621.htmlThere are no changes at the very top of the latest edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking, but Germany have cut the USA's lead to a mere six points, while all ten CONMEBOL teams are ranked. 

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[Euro quartet book Canada trip, USA imperious]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=euro-quartet-book-canada-trip-usa-imperious-2440035.htmlFIFA.com rounds-up weekend women’s international action highlighted by Germany, Norway, France and debutants Spain all securing Canada 2015 qualification, while reigning Olympic champions USA racked up an astonishing scoreline.]]>Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Stage set for wide-open Copa]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=stage-set-for-wide-open-copa-2438827.htmlFIFA.com previews the tournament.]]>Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[San Lorenzo seize the holy grail]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at a historic edition of South America's premier continental club competition.]]>Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Gunning for the final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks ahead to the games.]]>Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014 <![CDATA[Copa Libertadores quartet return to action]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After breaking off for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, the Copa Libertadores resumes this week with the semi-final first legs. FIFA.com previews both ties.

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Copa Libertadores 2014
<![CDATA[A treble, a titan and a teen ]]>/news/y=2014/m=5/news=a-treble-a-titan-and-a-teen-2341662.htmlFIFA.com's latest stats review.]]>Wed, 21 May 2014 08:04:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: March 2014]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=3/news=women-round-march-2014-2306393.htmlMon, 31 Mar 2014 09:50:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Zamorano: I'm comparable to Ronaldo]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=3/news=zamorano-comparable-ronaldo-2305227.htmlFIFA.com about her style, a failed attempt to earn a move to Europe, why she's given up on playing in a FIFA Women's World Cup and her coaching ambitions.]]>Fri, 28 Mar 2014 11:32:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Brazil's Adriano emotional on return]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Feb 2014 20:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Seminar promotes South American development]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=2/news=seminar-promotes-south-american-development-2278253.htmlThu, 13 Feb 2014 15:31:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Brilliant Brazil make it six]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=seis-veces-brasil-2273687.htmlThere were no surprises in the South American U-20 Women’s Championship as Brazil won the title for the sixth time in a row to reach the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014 along with Paraguay.

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Sat, 01 Feb 2014 15:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014
<![CDATA[Brazil, Paraguay bound for Canada]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=brazil-paraguay-bound-for-canada-2266756.htmlWed, 29 Jan 2014 02:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Trophy set for football crazy South America]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=football-crazy-south-america-welcomes-the-trophy-2258809.htmlFri, 10 Jan 2014 10:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Trophy Tour Kind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Finishing line nears for Canada 2014 hopefuls]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=finishing-line-nears-for-canada-2014-hopefuls-2257762.htmlTue, 07 Jan 2014 08:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[South America’s coaches have their say]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=south-america-coaches-have-their-say-2238369.htmlSouth American qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ saw plenty of twists, turns and surprises and we surveyed the coaches involved to find out what they made of their region's road to Brazil.

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Tue, 03 Dec 2013 13:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[The votes are in]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=the-votes-are-2238352.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the votes of each of the coaches that participated in the poll after the conclusion of the South American qualifying campaign.]]>Tue, 03 Dec 2013 13:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[South America delivers again]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=south-america-delivers-again-2227148.htmlThu, 21 Nov 2013 13:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Stars shine as heavyweights collide]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=11/news=stars-shine-heavyweights-collide-2222587.htmlFIFA.com looks at key match-ups over the past week with a host of big names shaping up against each other in Europe, Brazil’s Sao Jose regaining their South American crown and mixed fortunes for some star recruits in Australia.]]>Tue, 12 Nov 2013 09:32:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=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[Uruguay play-off bound, Chile, Ecuador through]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=uruguay-play-off-bound-chile-ecuador-progress-2197126.htmlFIFA.com reviews the final round of action.]]>Wed, 16 Oct 2013 08:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Chile, Ecuador revel, Uruguay face play-off]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=chile-ecuador-advance-uruguay-face-another-play-off-2196965.htmlWed, 16 Oct 2013 02:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Two from three go directly to Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=two-from-three-directly-brazil-2195779.htmlMon, 14 Oct 2013 13:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2013/m=10/news=happy-birthday-you-2195383.html

In this edition of FIFA.com's weekly birthday round-up, we have some French legends, a South American flavour and two FIFA World Cup winners.]]>
Sun, 13 Oct 2013 11:38:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Peru and Ukraine appeals granted suspensive effect ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2013/m=10/news=peru-and-ukraine-appeals-granted-suspensive-effect-2190067.htmlThu, 03 Oct 2013 12:51:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=CommitteesKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2013/m=9/news=happy-birthday-you-2178636.htmlFIFA.com looks at some of the football personalities who will celebrate birthdays over the coming week, including Marco Etcheverry, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and Thiago Silva.]]>Sun, 22 Sep 2013 09:24:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Paraguayan teens in the spotlight]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u17womensworldcup/costarica2014/news/newsid=2172906/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 13 Sep 2013 02:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Argentina through, Uruguay on the prowl]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=argentina-through-uruguay-the-prowl-2172262.htmlFIFA.com reviews the action from another busy day of FIFA World Cup qualifying in South America, as Argentina booked their ticket to Brazil and Uruguay continued their resurgence.

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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 05:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone
<![CDATA[Argentina qualify in style, Colombia denied]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=argentina-qualify-style-2172155.htmlLa Albiceleste booked their ticket to Brazil 2014, while Colombia will have to wait after they stumbled in Uruguay.]]>Wed, 11 Sep 2013 03:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Argentina and Colombia on the cusp]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=argentina-and-colombia-the-cusp-2169783.htmlMon, 09 Sep 2013 13:44:33 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Giant steps for Colombia and Chile]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=giant-steps-for-colombia-and-chile-2169150.htmlColombia and Chile took big steps towards qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup with wins in the South American qualifying group, while Paraguay and Uruguay also recorded victories.

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Sat, 07 Sep 2013 09:06:22 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone
<![CDATA[A time for cool heads]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=time-for-cool-heads-2167704.htmlThu, 05 Sep 2013 08:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Rueda: We'll greatly miss Chucho]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=8/news=rueda-greatly-miss-chucho-2157798.html After the death of his father and star player Cristian Benitez in the space of four days in July, Ecuador coach Reinaldo Rueda is drawing on reserves of strength to steer La Tricolor to their third FIFA World Cup. 

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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 15:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone
<![CDATA[Bold Galo rewarded for Copa enterprise]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2013/m=7/news=ataque-galo-conquista-primeira-taca-2140471.htmlFIFA.com reviews the 2013 Copa Libertadores which saw Atletico Mineiro ultimately claim the crown by playing an enterprising brand of football from start to finish, netting 29 goals in their 14-match campaign.

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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 12:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013
<![CDATA[Joy for hosts, favourites stumble]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=joy-for-hosts-favourites-stumble-2116308.htmlSome surprise results were on offer during the second day of the FIFA U-20 World Cup as both Mexico and Colombia failed to live up to pre-tournament expectations, while hosts Turkey got going in style.

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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 22:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013
<![CDATA[Zinha: A goal to remember]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A goal by Mexico's Antonio "Zinha" Naelson has been voted the best in FIFA Confederations Cup history by the fans through FIFA.com and FIFA Channel on YouTube.

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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 17:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Uruguay rebound, Colombia on the verge]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=uruguay-rebound-colombia-the-verge-2106440.htmlWed, 12 Jun 2013 08:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Argentina held by Ecuador, Colombia win]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=ecuador-hold-argentina-colombia-edge-closer-2106183.htmlTue, 11 Jun 2013 23:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone