<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2013 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 18 Dec 2013 09:59:00 GMTWed, 18 Dec 2013 10:34:18 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[FIFA invests USD 200 million in football development in 2013]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=2247063/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 18 Dec 2013 09:59:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Portugal and Brazil return to top ten]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2230272/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 28 Nov 2013 09:55:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President opens FIFA Development Seminar in CONCACAF]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2201764/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter, CONCACAF President and FIFA Vice-President Jeffrey Webb and FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke today kicked-off a four-day FIFA Development Seminar in Grand Cayman.

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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 17:16:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA to implement first Goal project in Indonesia ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/projects/goalprogramme/news/newsid=2167539/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 04 Sep 2013 18:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=News<![CDATA[Panama rout Cuba to reach Gold Cup semis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A brace from Gabriel Torres and Blas Perez propelled Panama to a 6-1 rout over Cuba, despite the Cubans taking the early lead, setting up a semi-final showdown for Panama against Mexico. 

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Sat, 20 Jul 2013 21:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Gold rush kicks into high gear in New World]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The CONCACAF Gold Cup enters the quarter-final stage Saturday, and FIFA.com previews the action as usual suspects USA, Mexico and Costa Rica all remain in the fray, while outside hopefuls are on the lookout for more surprises.

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Fri, 19 Jul 2013 14:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Last hurrah for a Cuban icon]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke to the goalkeeper ahead of the quarter-final with Panama about his two-decade football journey.]]>Fri, 19 Jul 2013 06:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Finals, a fee and a French collection ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s latest stats review, alongside record feats for France’s U-20s and Sweden’s women.]]>Wed, 17 Jul 2013 09:04:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[USA edge Costa Rica, Cuba create history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Jul 2013 03:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[USA, Costa Rica earn quarter-final berths]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=USA came from behind to beat Cuba 4-1 and Costa Rica edged Belize 1-0 to secure passage to the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2013 quarter-finals with one group stage match day still to play.

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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 01:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Goals aplenty as USA, Costa Rica cruise]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 10 Jul 2013 07:33:30 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[New-look Mexico, USA chase Gold Cup crown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mexico will aim to make it three titles in a row when they kick off the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup, a tournament featuring a host of new faces and experimental line-ups.

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Sat, 06 Jul 2013 12:15:30 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Group B: Goals galore as Portugal claim pole]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 30 Jun 2013 16:18:23 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[Departing teams ponder lessons learned]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com gathered reaction from the eliminated octet.  ]]>Sun, 30 Jun 2013 13:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[Futures formed as waits begin]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= The first day of the final round of group games saw many side's futures at Turkey 2013 finally set in stone, with Korea Republic and Ghana facing a wait to see if they reach the last 16. FIFA.com reviews the action. 

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Thu, 27 Jun 2013 20:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013
<![CDATA[Five-star Portugal cruise through ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Jun 2013 16:53:06 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[Ajagun convinced more goals will come]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com he believes it should be plenty more.]]>Wed, 26 Jun 2013 12:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[Cuba savouring historic adventure]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about Cuba's landmark FIFA U-20 World Cup campaign, his own road to this competition and his hopes for the future.  ]]>Wed, 26 Jun 2013 12:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[In-form strikers and last chances]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Jun 2013 07:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[Cuba no match for Nigeria]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nigeria got their Turkey 2013 back on track as they beat Cuba 3-0 in a one-sided affair in Kayseri, with Animu Umar's first-half brace being added to by Abdul Ajagun scoring his third of the tournament.

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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 17:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013
<![CDATA[Last 16 in sight for European heavyweights]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the action. ]]>Sun, 23 Jun 2013 09:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[Europeans excel amid colourful celebrations]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Turkey 2013 burst into life today and opened with a whopping 17 goals, silky celebrations, colours galore and a great night for the European contingent. FIFA.com rounds up the opening day.

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Fri, 21 Jun 2013 21:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013
<![CDATA[Korea fight back to down Cuba]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Jun 2013 18:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[Debutants Cuba eyeing bright future]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Jun 2013 09:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[Blatter: I can’t wait to see the best two U-20 teams]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about Turkey’s organisation of the FIFA U-20 World Cup, why it’s a must-watch event and some of the teams he’s looking forward to seeing.]]>Fri, 24 May 2013 09:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[Mexico juniors continue to dominate]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 20 Apr 2013 08:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Blatter: Cuban football is setting an example ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2060318/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Making the third stop of his tour of Central America and the Caribbean, the FIFA President paid tribute to Cuban football and had a productive meeting with the country’s President Raul Castro.

 

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Wed, 17 Apr 2013 23:45:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[Development tops agenda of Blatter’s CONCACAF trip]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2057240/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Apr 2013 08:46:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[Mexico lead U-17 pack in Panama]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 05 Apr 2013 12:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Anticipation coupled with ambition]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at all the reaction after a glittering FIFA U-20 World Cup draw in Istanbul laid out the path to glory for 24 nations at Turkey 2013.]]>Mon, 25 Mar 2013 22:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[Hosts face CONMEBOL champs, France meet Spain]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 25 Mar 2013 17:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[Mexico dominate New World four]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 04 Mar 2013 07:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[Investment triggers Cuban breakthrough]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/technicalsupport/grassroots/news/newsid=2019614/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 28 Feb 2013 09:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GrassrootKind=News<![CDATA[History as Cuba qualify alongside USA]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u20worldcup/turkey2013/news/newsid=2018704/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 27 Feb 2013 05:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[Canadian receives six-match suspension]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 11 Feb 2013 17:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Ecuador, Haiti climb to highest-ever slots]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=1986609/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Jan 2013 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=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[Joy of six in CONCACAF]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=hexagonal round of CONCACAF qualifying for Brazil 2014.]]>Wed, 17 Oct 2012 04:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Honduras rout Canada to advance with Panama]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Oct 2012 23:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Moment of truth for CONCACAF pack]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews what promises to be a nail-biting evening.]]>Mon, 15 Oct 2012 15:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Relief for USA as Ticos resurrect campaign]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 13 Oct 2012 05:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Mexico first to advance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com relives Tuesday’s action in the CONCACAF Zone.]]>Wed, 12 Sep 2012 06:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Mexico stand firm, Jamaica sink USA]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Though there were away wins for Mexico and Honduras, CONCACAF heavyweights USA went down in Kingston while Canada put the brakes on fast-starting Panama as FIFA.com reviews the action.

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Sat, 08 Sep 2012 06:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Jamaica upset USA, Mexico cruise]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 08 Sep 2012 04:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[The gold that put La Vinotinto on the map]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 16 Aug 2012 14:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[CONCACAF quartet reach Thailand 2012]]>http://www.fifa.com/futsalworldcup/news/newsid=1660170/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 05 Jul 2012 05:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[USA held as Mexico win again]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=USA and Jamaica were held to draws by Guatemala and Antigua and Barbuda respectively, while Mexico claimed their second win in Brazil 2014 qualifying in CONCACAF.

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Wed, 13 Jun 2012 06:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Mexico, Panama prosper as USA slip up]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look back at this week's Brazil 2014 qualifying action in CONCACAF.]]>Wed, 13 Jun 2012 05:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Hard road ahead for USA, Mexico]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the latest round of CONCACAF qualifying.]]>Mon, 11 Jun 2012 14:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[USA, Mexico triumph as Ticos draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=USA and Mexico got their Brazil 2014 qualifying campaigns off to winning starts, while a ten-man Canada side narrowly overcame Cuba, and Costa Rica were held to a 2-2 draw by El Salvador.

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Sat, 09 Jun 2012 07:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone