<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 15 Apr 2014 14:09:00 GMTWed, 16 Apr 2014 16:36:52 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[FIFA.com launches Panini 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Online Sticker Album]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=fifa-com-launches-panini-2014-fifa-world-cup-braziltm-online-sticker-a-2319183.htmlFIFA.com has launched the Panini Online Sticker Album for the 2014 FIFA World Cup thanks to the support of Presenting Partner, Coca-Cola. 

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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Panini Sticker AlbumKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[A history of the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/youthcup/news/newsid=2304889/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2014<![CDATA[A victory for women's football]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 06 Apr 2014 15:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Milan's Essien ruled out with thigh injury]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=AC Milan have announced that Ghanaian midfielder Michael Essien is facing two weeks on the sidelines after suffering a thigh injury.

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Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Valcke: We will help Africa improve]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/news/newsid=2313785/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:58:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Semi-final line-up complete]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Italy oust gritty Ghana on penalties]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Mar 2014 01:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Italy's fun road to success]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Last eight braced for knockout battles]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Stars sharpen form as World Cup nears]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=stars-sharpen-form-with-world-cup-sight-2303262.htmlFIFA.com looks at a few FIFA World Cup aspirants plying their trade in Asia who are using the AFC Champions League as an ideal proving ground to improve their form and catch the eye of their country's coach.

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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 01:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Kick-off times unveiled]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Hosts go down again, Canada advance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 23 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Resilient Canada win through to quarters]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 23 Mar 2014 01:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Desperate aspirants, cool victors]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[FIFA Weekly asks: Which African team will do best at Brazil 2014?]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA Weekly will ask your opinion on a specific topic and the best comments will be published in the next edition of the magazine. This week, we're asking which African team you fancy to impress at the FIFA World Cup.]]>Fri, 21 Mar 2014 08:54:00 GMTArea=FIFA WorldSection=FIFA WeeklyKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Trio reach quarters as hosts bow out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Mar 2014 08:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Ghana down Euro queens, seal passage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Mar 2014 01:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Pivotal outings as vanquished face abyss]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Mar 2014 23:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Tico tears as fans break record]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 16 Mar 2014 08:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Ghana outlast Korea DPR in opener]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 16 Mar 2014 01:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[First step on the world stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Costa Rica hopefuls targeting global glory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014 - the first global women's tournament to take place on Central American soil - with debutants and old hands alike eyeing the big prize.]]>Fri, 14 Mar 2014 14:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Little star aims to shine bright on big stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Mar 2014 13:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Blatter laments Andoh attack ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2296941/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:32:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[Costa Rica 2014 in numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a historical look at the numbers and statistics that matter at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.]]>Wed, 12 Mar 2014 21:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Who will win the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup?]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/newsid=2295239/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know who you think will win the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup?]]>Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Egyptian giants scrape through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Although Al Ahly and Zamalek advanced to the next round of Africa's biggest club competition by the slimmest of margins, Nigerian and Ghanaian clubs were among the round's losers.

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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 06:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Costa Rica 2014 squads unveiled]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Mar 2014 11:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Brazil & France shine, Argentina struggle]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=brazil-and-france-impress-argentina-struggle-2293486.htmlThu, 06 Mar 2014 03:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Algeria win, Côte d'Ivoire snatch draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Les Elephants drawing 2-2 with Belgium and the Black Stars losing 1-0 in Montenegro.]]>Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly<![CDATA[The kick-off draws closer]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=100-days-2292259.htmlFIFA.com casts its eyes ahead to what awaits on 12 June.]]>Tue, 04 Mar 2014 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Favourites stumble out of the gate]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[World Cup hopefuls in dress rehearsal]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=world-cup-hopefuls-ready-for-dress-rehearsal-2291748.htmlMon, 03 Mar 2014 11:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Dramatic draw yields mixed reactions ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com gauged reaction from the coaches of various Canada 2014 hopefuls after the draw for August's FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup took place in Montreal.]]>Sun, 02 Mar 2014 16:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Finalists reunited in Canada 2014 draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 01 Mar 2014 22:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[African giants enter the fray]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the action.]]>Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Jaziri sends Tunisian hearts racing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We look back at the 2004 CAF Africa Cup of Nations final as hosts Tunisia won their first continental title and banished the demons of their 1965 final defeat on home soil, thanks to Zied Jaziri and Francileudo Santos.

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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 10:28:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News
<![CDATA[Swallows soar as Raja hit six]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/227/702/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 10 Feb 2014 12:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Top clubs headline CAF Champions League qualifying]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Feb 2014 07:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[World Cup hopefuls on display in Africa]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=world-cup-hopefuls-display-africa-2274239.htmlFIFA.com runs the rule over some of the brightest stars on display in South Africa.]]>Mon, 03 Feb 2014 05:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[First joy as Libya crowned CHAN champions]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Libya won their first continental tournament after beating Ghana in the African Nations Championship 4-3 on penalties following a goalless regulation period and extra time.

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Sat, 01 Feb 2014 21:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Team Base Camps for Brazil 2014 announced]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=team-base-camps-for-brazil-2014-announced-2267880.htmlThe Team Base Camps for the 32 participating teams for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil have been announced. ]]>Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Frimpong heads to Barnsley]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 31 Jan 2014 13:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: January 2014 ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 31 Jan 2014 12:53:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Essien reunited with familiar faces at Milan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ghana midfielder Michael Essien said he was "happy to have joined the Milan family" as he was unveiled by AC Milan following his transfer from Chelsea. 

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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 17:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Nigeria, Ghana make it three on the trot]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 Jan 2014 00:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[USA first to mark territory in Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=usa-first-mark-territory-brazil-2264845.html ]]>Fri, 24 Jan 2014 23:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Essien signs for AC Milan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Chelsea's Ghanian international midfielder Michael Essien has joined AC Milan, becoming new head coach Clarence Seedorf's first signing. 

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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 17:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Natal unveils Arena das Dunas to the world]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=natal-unveils-arena-das-dunas-the-world-2264337.html

The Arena das Dunas in Natal was officially opened by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke and Local Organising Committee (LOC) Chairman Jose Maria Marin.

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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 23:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Atsu: Tough group will strengthen Ghana]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=atsu-tough-group-will-make-ghana-stronger-2262200.htmlAfter being part of Ghana's spectacular 6-1 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ qualifying win over Egypt, Vitesse midfielder Christian Atsu told FIFA.com he believes their tough group will see them arrive as an even stronger outfit.

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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 14:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™