<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 04 Aug 2014 21:46:00 GMTTue, 05 Aug 2014 19:36:11 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[CONCACAF’s best to battle in group stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the action by looking at a few of the marquee match-ups and unfamiliar faces taking part in the region’s premier competition.]]>Mon, 04 Aug 2014 21:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Champions League 2014/2015<![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[Facebook fans grill Yorke]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=facebook-fans-grill-yorke-2216173.htmlWhile on the Caribbean leg of the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour, FIFA ambassador Dwight Yorke took some time out to answer a few questions from fans posted on the tour’s official Facebook page.

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Fri, 01 Nov 2013 16:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Trophy Tour Kind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[FIFA, CONCACAF team up in Cayman Islands]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=2208485/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 30 Oct 2013 09:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=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 President to open development seminar in Cayman Islands]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2197988/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA 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[The FIFA World Cup™ Trophy jets off in style on the Caribbean leg of its worldwide Tour]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=the-fifa-world-cuptm-trophy-jets-off-style-the-caribbean-leg-its-worldwi-2181380.html After a successful launch e in Rio, with a bird’s eye view of the iconic Maracana, the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola jetted off to start its international tour by visiting Tahiti, Fiji and Vanuatu.

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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 15:17:48 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Trophy Tour Kind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![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[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[FIFA and CONCACAF work together to bring reconciliation]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=1983240/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Jan 2013 16:53:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=ConfederationsKind=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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=joy-six-concacaf-1787012.htmlhexagonal 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[Moment of truth for CONCACAF pack]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=moment-truth-for-concacaf-pack-1785221.htmlFIFA.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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=relief-for-usa-ticos-resurrect-campaign-1784704.htmlSat, 13 Oct 2012 05:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Mexico first to advance]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=mexico-first-advance-1700324.htmlFIFA.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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=mexico-stand-firm-jamaica-sink-usa-1697737.htmlThough 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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=jamaica-upset-usa-mexico-cruise-1697611.htmlSat, 08 Sep 2012 04:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Shabazz: Survival the name of the game]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=shabazz-survival-the-name-the-game-1696323.htmlAfter excelling in Round 2 of the CONCACAF qualifiers for Brazil 2014, the Golden Jaguars of Guyana are finding life altogether harder in Round 3. FIFA.com spoke to their coach. 

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Thu, 06 Sep 2012 14:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[USA held as Mexico win again]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=usa-held-mexico-win-again-1648865.htmlUSA 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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=mexico-panama-prosper-usa-slip-1648810.htmlFIFA.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[Hernandez urges Mexico to improve]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=hernandez-urges-mexico-improve-1647727.htmlJavier Hernandez has called on Mexico to up their game away to El Salvador, while coach Jose Manuel de la Torre remains unconcerned about previous results in San Salvador.

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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 14:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Hard road ahead for USA, Mexico]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=hard-road-ahead-for-usa-mexico-1647073.htmlFIFA.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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=usa-mexico-triumph-ticos-draw-1646461.htmlUSA 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
<![CDATA[CONCACAF giants out of the gates]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=concacaf-giants-out-the-gates-1646336.htmlMexico and USA both earned 3-1 wins in their first Brazil 2014 qualifiers on Friday, while Canada and Panama picked up valuable points on the road.

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Sat, 09 Jun 2012 05:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Underdogs wait as Mexico, USA enter fray]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=underdogs-wait-mexico-usa-enter-fray-1645045.htmlFIFA.com previews the third round of Brazil 2014 qualifiers in North, Central America and the Caribbean, in which Mexico and USA will begin their campaigns against rank outsiders.]]>Thu, 07 Jun 2012 16:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Azteca baptism for giant-killers Guyana]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=3/news=azteca-baptism-for-giant-killers-guyana-1604900.htmlFIFA.com caught up with some of Guyana's giant-killers as they again plot the downfall of CONCACAF's elite ahead of the resumption of Brazil 2014 qualifying in June.]]>Tue, 27 Mar 2012 12:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[CFU appoint Normalisation Committee]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=1561201/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=After 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[Mexico fancied in formidable group]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=12/news=mexico-fancied-formidable-group-1552470.htmlWed, 07 Dec 2011 16:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[A new beginning for Guyana]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=new-beginning-for-guyana-1547059.htmlFIFA.com sat down with a few of those Golden Jaguars to find out why.]]>Thu, 24 Nov 2011 14:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Joy of six in CONCACAF ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=joy-six-concacaf-1543180.htmlWed, 16 Nov 2011 03:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Canada coach demands improvement]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=canada-coach-demands-improvement-1542522.htmlStephen Hart has called for his Canada side to show their quality against St Kitts and Nevis having produced a drab, if satisfactory, draw against them which saw them through to the next round of qualifying.

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Mon, 14 Nov 2011 17:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Historic night for Antigua, Guyana ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=historic-night-for-antigua-guyana-1541705.htmlSat, 12 Nov 2011 03:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Canada close as Trinidad, Haiti sweat]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=canada-close-trinidad-haiti-sweat-1539757.htmlThe penultimate round in CONCACAF’s first stage of Brazil 2014 qualifying takes place tomorrow with regional elite El Salvador and Canada set to seal progression, however, Trinidad and Tobago are under pressure.

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Thu, 10 Nov 2011 15:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Shabazz inspired by Guyana quest]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=10/news=shabazz-inspired-guyana-quest-1534032.htmlFollowing Guyana's blockbuster unbeaten start to 2014 FIFA World Cup™ qualification, coach Jamaal Shabazz tells FIFA.com of how he is captured by the attitude in the squad and on facing his native Trinidad and Tobago.

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Fri, 28 Oct 2011 11:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Panama in as CONCACAF axe falls ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=10/news=panama-concacaf-axe-falls-1525940.htmlWed, 12 Oct 2011 05:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Pfister looks to move beyond defeat]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=10/news=pfister-looks-move-beyond-defeat-1524616.htmlOtto Pfister has said no one will be hitting "the panic button" after Trinidad and Tobago's surprise 2-1 defeat to Bermuda, leaving them with a challenge to qualify from 2012 FIFA World Cup qualifying Group B.

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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 15:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Harvey, back for Barbados ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=10/news=harvey-back-for-barbados-1522099.htmlFri, 07 Oct 2011 08:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Ethics Committee bans Guyana FA president Colin Klass for 26 months ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=1515457/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 23 Sep 2011 17:27:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=CommitteesKind=Release<![CDATA[Leading pack climbs in CONCACAF]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=9/news=leading-pack-climbs-concacaf-1506600.htmlFIFA.com recaps matchday two of group-stage qualifying for Brazil 2014 in North, Central America and the Caribbean, where the fancied sides all consolidated their strong starts.]]>Wed, 07 Sep 2011 04:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Egypt back in the top ten]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=1335562/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Nov 2010 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Canada triumph, Mexico celebrate]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at a historic qualifying event in Cancun that saw Canada claim just their second continental title, while hosts Mexico also secured a ticket to Germany 2011.

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Tue, 09 Nov 2010 13:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Germany 2011
<![CDATA[No holiday for USA in Cancun]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=USA head to Cancun as heavy favourites to once again top FIFA Women’s World Cup™ qualifying in CONCACAF, but they won’t have things all their own way as Canada have a new style and Mexico the home fans.

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Tue, 26 Oct 2010 13:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Germany 2011
<![CDATA[North American qualifiers set]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/womensworldcup/germany2011/news/newsid=1312133/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The fixtures for the North American qualifying tournament for the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011™ were announced today, with the USA opening against Haiti on 28 October.

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Sun, 03 Oct 2010 19:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Germany 2011
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: August 2010]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at the main events in women's football during August, including success for Marta's FC Gold Pride in the USA and the start of a new era in England.

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Thu, 26 Aug 2010 08:38:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[US women stand firm]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/women/newsid=1284586/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The United States women's national team have held firm at the pinnacle of the world pecking order while Denmark have penetrated the top ten.

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Fri, 13 Aug 2010 09:03:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[Celtic close in on Nancy duo]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/107/967/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= Nancy striker Marc-Antoine Fortune is on the verge of signing for Celtic and may be followed by club team-mate Landry N'Guemo.

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Tue, 07 Jul 2009 15:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Moment of truth in New World]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 20 Jun 2008 10:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[A shock loss for T&T]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 16 Jun 2008 03:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Honduras through as Ticos stumble]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 14 Jun 2008 22:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Cue the CONCACAF big boys ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 12 Jun 2008 17:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™