<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 26 Apr 2016 16:44:00 GMTWed, 27 Apr 2016 09:13:56 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Indonesia delegation meets FIFA President in Zurich]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-tournaments/news/y=2016/m=4/news=indonesia-delegation-meets-fifa-president-in-zurich-2782981.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 26 Apr 2016 16:44:00 GMTArea=Member AssociationSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Statement of the joint FIFA/AFC delegation to Indonesia]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=11/news=statement-of-the-joint-fifa-afc-delegation-to-indonesia-2729709.htmlThe joint FIFA and AFC delegation held a meeting with HE Joko Widodo, President of Republic of Indonesia in order to find a solution for Indonesian football following the suspension of PSSI by the FIFA Executive Committee on May 30, 2015.

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Mon, 02 Nov 2015 11:34:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[Giants cruise as Jordan, China PR bounce back]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=9/news=giants-cruise-as-jordan-china-pr-bounce-back-2676528.html
Regional favourites underlined their dominance, while Jordan and China PR bounced back on Matchday 4 of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying in Asia. FIFA.com reviews all the action across the continent.

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Tue, 08 Sep 2015 20:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Indonesia disqualified from 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia and AFC Asian Cup 2019 qualifiers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=indonesia-disqualified-from-2018-fifa-world-cup-russia-and-afc-asian-c-2617809.htmlWed, 03 Jun 2015 20:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Varied reactions across Asia after Russia 2018 draw]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=varied-reactions-across-asia-over-russia-2018-draw-2590780.htmlFIFA.com looks at the reaction to Tuesday’s FIFA World Cup qualifying draw in Asia, with coaches from across the continent providing their views on the looming campaign.

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone
<![CDATA[Asian draw throws up derbies and drama]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=draw-throws-up-derbies-and-drama-2590319.htmlTue, 14 Apr 2015 10:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[World Cup draw looms large in Asia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=world-cup-draw-looms-large-in-asia-2590022.htmlMon, 13 Apr 2015 06:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Hopefuls shine through to Asian finals]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=4/news=hopefuls-shine-through-to-asian-finals-2581159.htmlWed, 01 Apr 2015 06:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men<![CDATA[Indonesian clubs sanctioned for publishing TMS data on social media]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2014/m=12/news=indonesian-clubs-sanctioned-for-publishing-tms-data-on-social-media-2489735.htmlThe FIFA Disciplinary Committee has decided to sanction three Indonesian clubs for breaching their obligation to keep data contained within the FIFA Transfer Matching System (TMS) strictly confidential.

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Tue, 09 Dec 2014 15:24:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[Giants stumble as Qatar, Myanmar make history ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=giants-stumble-as-qatar-myanmar-make-history-2461244.htmlFIFA.com reviews Asian qualifying for New Zealand 2015 with shocks aplenty led by Qatar and Myanmar securing passage to the world stage.]]>Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Asian aspirants eye world stage]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=asian-aspirants-eye-world-stage-2454646.htmlWed, 08 Oct 2014 06:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Familiar finalists set up AFC Cup showdown]]>/live-scores/news/y=2014/m=10/news=familiar-finalists-set-up-afc-cup-showdown-2449352.htmlWed, 01 Oct 2014 08:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Women’s football on the rise in Indonesia]]>/news/y=2014/m=8/news=women-s-football-on-the-rise-in-indonesia-2428678.htmlIn this Video of the Week we focus on Indonesia, where women’s football is becoming increasingly popular.

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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News
<![CDATA[Drama as Iraq, China earn passage]]>/live-scores/news/y=2014/m=3/news=drama-iraq-china-earn-passage-2292910.htmlFIFA.com wraps up a dramatic final day of qualifying for the AFC Asian Cup as Iraq and China PR sealed progression in vastly contrasting fashion, while Lebanese hopes were dashed by the slimmest of margins.]]>Thu, 06 Mar 2014 07:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Riedl: Indonesia have unearthed talent]]>/live-scores/news/y=2013/m=12/news=riedl-indonesia-have-unearthed-talent-2250641.htmlFIFA.com that he believes the Asian side have a positive future ahead of them.]]>Tue, 31 Dec 2013 11:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Thai talents rock the region]]>/live-scores/news/y=2013/m=12/news=thai-talents-rock-the-region-2249267.htmlFIFA.com reviews the Men's Football Tournament of the 2013 SEA Games, which saw a host of young players emerge and Thailand crowed champions. ]]>Sun, 22 Dec 2013 13:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Brazilian masterminds Indonesia rise]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2013/m=11/news=brazilian-masterminds-indonesia-rise-2226708.htmlThu, 21 Nov 2013 01:08:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Indonesian Messi aims high]]>/live-scores/news/y=2013/m=10/news=indonesian-messi-aims-high-2209835.htmlFIFA.com speaks with one of the bright starlets of Indonesian football, Andik Vermansyah, who talks about his career ambitions, making an unlikely journey to a J.League club and being likened to the reigning FIFA Ballon d’Or winner.]]>Thu, 31 Oct 2013 04:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA to implement first Goal project in Indonesia ]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=9/news=fifa-implement-first-goal-project-indonesia-2167539.htmlWed, 04 Sep 2013 18:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=News<![CDATA[West Asian duo maintain perfect run]]>/live-scores/news/y=2013/m=3/news=west-asian-duo-maintain-perfect-run-2040179.htmlFIFA.com reviews all the action from Friday’s abbreviated AFC Asian Cup matchday with Bahrain and United Arab Emirates the big winners, as 2011 semi-finalists Uzbekistan were undone on the road.]]>Sat, 23 Mar 2013 01:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Executive Committee strongly backs further governance reforms and strengthens fight against racism and discrimination ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2013/m=3/news=executive-committee-strongly-backs-further-governance-reforms-and-streng-2039605.htmlThu, 21 Mar 2013 14:17:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=Release<![CDATA[Asian favourites open brightly]]>/live-scores/news/y=2013/m=2/news=asian-favourites-open-brightly-2002681.htmlThu, 07 Feb 2013 02:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Journey to Asian glory opens with key match-ups ]]>/live-scores/news/y=2013/m=2/news=journey-asian-glory-opens-with-key-match-ups-2001270.htmlFIFA.com previews all the action.]]>Tue, 05 Feb 2013 07:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Singapore in fourth heaven]]>/live-scores/news/y=2012/m=12/news=singapore-fourth-heaven-1976905.htmlThe AFF Suzuki Cup saw Singapore coach Raddy Avramovic end a successful decade-long tenure on a high as the Lions claimed a record fourth crown, while Thailand’s Teerasil Dangda again shone and Philippines continued to grow.

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Sun, 23 Dec 2012 08:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[South-east Asia's finest take centre stage]]>/live-scores/news/y=2012/m=11/news=south-east-asia-finest-take-centre-stage-1940551.htmlFIFA.com previews the AFF Suzuki Cup which commences this weekend with the biannual south-east Asian tournament typically promising large fervent crowds and high tempo football.]]>Fri, 23 Nov 2012 07:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[What is international football’s biggest rivalry?]]>/live-scores/news/y=2012/m=11/news=what-international-football-biggest-rivalry-1893478.htmlFIFA.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[Homeless event makes strides in Mexico ]]>/live-scores/news/y=2012/m=10/news=homeless-event-makes-strides-mexico-1789838.htmlFIFA.com reviews the recent 2012 Homeless World Cup, which featured 56 men's and women's teams competing in Mexico City to help improve people's lives through football.]]>Fri, 26 Oct 2012 10:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Thai events educate and excite]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=thai-events-educate-and-excite-1713399.htmlTue, 02 Oct 2012 10:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Indonesian who inspired '50s meridian]]>/live-scores/news/y=2012/m=9/news=indonesian-who-inspired-50s-meridian-1709580.htmlFIFA.com recalls the marvellous career of the Indonesian goal machine renowned for nutmegs and overhead-kicks.]]>Wed, 26 Sep 2012 10:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2012/m=7/news=the-week-quotes-1670430.htmlFIFA.com looks back across the week in quotes, with Gregory van der Wiel on playing with Arjen Robben, Kobe Bryant reminisces about the gold of age of Serie A, while Nedum Onuoha is wowed by Indonesian fans.

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Sat, 28 Jul 2012 09:50:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Bepe: I want to win a title with Indonesia]]>/live-scores/news/y=2012/m=6/news=bepe-want-win-title-with-indonesia-1648391.htmlFIFA.com about his boyhood idols, overseas experiences, life at Persija Jakarta, desire to win something with his country and love of cooking.]]>Wed, 13 Jun 2012 05:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[AFC's finest chasing Thailand 2012 places]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2012/m=5/news=afc-finest-chasing-thailand-2012-places-1637666.htmlFIFA.com previews the tournament.]]>Thu, 24 May 2012 12:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Development in Africa, qualifiers for Thailand]]>/development/news/y=2012/m=5/news=development-africa-qualifiers-for-thailand-1624998.htmlFIFA.com looks over qualifying action for the FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012 and development work taking place in Africa. ]]>Thu, 03 May 2012 07:46:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FutsalKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Executive Committee agrees major governance reforms & Ethics structure]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2012/m=3/news=fifa-executive-committee-agrees-major-governance-reforms-ethics-structur-1608553.htmlFri, 30 Mar 2012 15:23:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=Release<![CDATA[Ten left standing as Saudis, Bahrain fall]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=2/news=ten-left-standing-saudis-bahrain-fall-1591826.htmlWed, 29 Feb 2012 17:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Asian hopefuls face moment of truth ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=2/news=asian-hopefuls-face-moment-truth-1590848.htmlTue, 28 Feb 2012 07:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Asia's top guns ready to fire]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=2/news=asia-top-guns-ready-fire-1589112.htmlFri, 24 Feb 2012 07:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Taylor: Bahrain have a mountain to climb]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=1/news=taylor-bahrain-have-mountain-climb-1576811.htmlFIFA.com the chances of reaching Brazil 2014 are slim, the Englishman says the Gulf nation has a bright future.]]>Tue, 31 Jan 2012 10:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Safee Sali, Malaysia's goalscoring hero]]>/live-scores/news/y=2011/m=12/news=safee-sali-malaysia-goalscoring-hero-1554524.htmlFri, 09 Dec 2011 10:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Malaysia maintain regional supremacy]]>/live-scores/news/y=2011/m=11/news=malaysia-maintain-regional-supremacy-1546058.htmlFIFA.com reviews the tournament.]]>Tue, 22 Nov 2011 08:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Four spots left in Asia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=four-spots-left-asia-1543138.htmlTue, 15 Nov 2011 19:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Three through, five out in Asia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=three-through-five-out-asia-1541386.htmlFIFA.com reviews a matchday on which Japan, Uzbekistan and Jordan sealed berths in the fourth round and the hopes of Indonesia, Korea DPR, Singapore, Tajikistan and United Arab Emirates were ended.]]>Fri, 11 Nov 2011 20:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Quartet well placed, five stare at abyss]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=quartet-well-placed-five-stare-abyss-1540390.htmlFIFA.com previews Friday’s Brazil 2014 qualifiers in Asia where four nations can sew up their passage to the next stage, including what would be a historic moment for Jordan.]]>Thu, 10 Nov 2011 07:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[FIFA awards further TV rights for 2015-2022]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2011/m=10/news=fifa-awards-further-rights-for-2015-2022-1533484.htmlThu, 27 Oct 2011 09:16:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=TVKind=Release<![CDATA[Asian heavyweights nearly there ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=10/news=asian-heavyweights-nearly-there-1525014.htmlTue, 11 Oct 2011 19:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Asian favourites seek dominance ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=10/news=asian-favourites-seek-dominance-1524317.htmlMon, 10 Oct 2011 07:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Favourites shocked across Asia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=9/news=favourites-shocked-across-asia-1506328.htmlTue, 06 Sep 2011 21:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Test two for Asian hopefuls]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=9/news=test-two-for-asian-hopefuls-1505045.htmlFIFA.com previews Matchday 2 in the third round of Asian Zone qualifying for Brazil 2014.]]>Mon, 05 Sep 2011 10:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Asian underdogs sharpen form]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=8/news=asian-underdogs-sharpen-form-1498465.htmlIndonesia and Jordan boosted their confidence ahead of their forthcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers with fine results, while Thailand and Singapore played out a goalless draw.

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Thu, 25 Aug 2011 11:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone
<![CDATA[Japan handed awkward assignment]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=japan-handed-awkward-assignment-1483243.htmlAsian champions Japan may not have it all their own way on the road to Brazil after they were pitted against fellow South African 2010 qualifiers Korea DPR, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan in Group C. Elsewhere Australia will take on Saudi Arabia.

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Sat, 30 Jul 2011 22:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone