<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 10 Feb 2015 10:47:00 GMTTue, 10 Feb 2015 13:44:44 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Asia ready for first step on road to Russia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=asia-ready-for-first-step-on-road-to-russia-2522561.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at the six ties that will kick off qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, with Stephen Constantine's return to Nepal with India among the standout matches.]]>Tue, 10 Feb 2015 10:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Asian minnows begin World Cup mission]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2522325/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the upcoming draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Asia, with the 12 lowest ranked countries on the continent ready to learn their fate as they take the first tentative steps on the road to Russia.]]>Mon, 09 Feb 2015 12:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Constantine returns as India's coach]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/250/750/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 16 Jan 2015 08:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Women's football figures descend on Delhi]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2492790/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:07:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Former General Secretary of the All India Football Federation banned for three years ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2480174/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:22:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[India win South Asian Women's Championship]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2477409/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:29:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA subsidiary EWS signs partnership with AIFF]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=2457845/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:54:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Secretary General and AIFF launch strategic plan for Indian football]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/news/newsid=2457548/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA and the Indian Football Association (AIFF) have launched a strategic plan for 2014 – 2017 on 15 October 2014 in New Delhi, reaffirming the cooperation between the two bodies regarding the development of football on the sub-continent. 

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:09:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FootballKind=Release
<![CDATA[FIFA to implement two new development programmes]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/projects/news/newsid=2443029/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:03:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=ProjectsKind=News<![CDATA[Anelka announces Mumbai move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Handshake for peace between India and Pakistan]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/socialresponsibility/news/newsid=2424064/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:00:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Pires joins new Indian Super League]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Robert Pires has followed former Arsenal team-mate Freddie Ljungberg in signing up for the inaugural Indian Super League.

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Pakistan to tour India]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/240/632/6/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Friendship and thrills in Caju]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=friendship-and-thrills-in-caju-2398855.htmlFIFA.com recaps as incalculable fun was had and countless friends were made.]]>Fri, 04 Jul 2014 14:22:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Football for HopeKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Vote for your Siyakhona photo winner]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=vote-for-your-siyakhona-photo-winner-2341646.htmlThu, 22 May 2014 13:22:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Football for HopeKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Magic Bus driving change in India]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2339309/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Magic Bus is an association that uses football to help children in Mumbai receive a regular education. Our video of the week reveals more about this unique initiative. 

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Thu, 15 May 2014 15:55:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News
<![CDATA[High interest in hosting FIFA competitions]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2336227/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 09 May 2014 14:57:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[Scorers, silverware and a sacking]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest weekly stats review features title joy in Portugal and India, a goalscoring landmark for Ciro Immobile, a thumping defeat for Galatasaray and a rare dismissal at Old Trafford.]]>Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:01:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Asian Cup to be expanded to 24 teams]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/231/992/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Thousands in India ready to welcome the Trophy!]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=thousands-india-ready-welcome-the-trophy-2248173.htmlSun, 22 Dec 2013 11:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Trophy Tour Kind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[FIFA launches 2014 FIFA World Cup Legacy Trust]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=fifa-launches-2014-fifa-world-cup-legacy-trust-2239771.htmlThe FIFA Executive Committee held its final meeting of the year in Costa do Sauipe, Bahia (Brazil). They announced the 2014 FIFA World Cup Legacy Trust and hosts for a number of future FIFA tournaments.

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Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Standing alone in the Premier League 100]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com chats with four players who are all the sole representatives of their nation on one of club football's biggest stages.]]>Thu, 28 Nov 2013 09:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Empowering women in India]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2230221/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 28 Nov 2013 04:03:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News<![CDATA[AFC unveils Champions League makeover]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/223/002/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 27 Nov 2013 05:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Ahmadi reaping rewards for bravery]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/220/223/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke exclusively to Afghanistan international Sandjar Ahmadi, whose brave decision paved the way for him to fulfil his dream of becoming a professional footballer.]]>Tue, 22 Oct 2013 11:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Afghanistan stuns India to win SAFF title]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/217/252/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 11 Sep 2013 15:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Pakistan appoint Shamlan after Bahrain stint]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/215/639/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Pakistan appointed Bahrain's Mohammed Shamlan as their new coach ahead of the South Asian Football Federation Cup (SAFF). 

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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 15:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Quartet advance to Asian women's finals]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=quartet-advance-asian-women-finals-2105245.htmlMon, 10 Jun 2013 09:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Asian women begin bid for Canada]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2013/m=5/news=asian-women-begin-bid-for-canada-2082088.htmlMon, 20 May 2013 03:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Churchill keeps Goa in the ascendency]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the recently completed national league season in India with Churchill Brothers capping another fine campaign for Goan clubs, while Nigerian-born strikers continued their domination in the goal-scoring stakes.]]>Mon, 13 May 2013 11:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=I League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Asians soar as Colombia go outright sixth]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2013/m=3/news=asians-soar-colombia-outright-sixth-2029807.htmlThu, 14 Mar 2013 09:01:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Tough draw for Chinese champions]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/196/686/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Dec 2012 11:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=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[Mizoram implementing grassroots, WIFA launches exciting projects]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=1787676/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 18 Oct 2012 15:18:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[A month of FIFA development: September 2012]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=1787736/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com shines a light on the main events and activities undertaken by FIFA to keep you abreast of development efforts around the world.]]>Thu, 18 Oct 2012 09:53:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Uzbekistan youngsters create history]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u17worldcup/uae2013/news/newsid=1747663/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 07 Oct 2012 09:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Youth events leave lasting impression]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=1701226/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Sep 2012 10:02:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Critical week for Indian football development]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=1698845/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com was on hand last week as a FIFA delegation made its way to India, a vast country of 1.2billion people which has recently taken measures to tap into its massive footballing potential.]]>Tue, 11 Sep 2012 18:55:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Mumbai academy offers hope for India]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=1698588/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Goal programme.]]>Mon, 10 Sep 2012 08:59:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[O’Donell excited by Indian potential]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=1697985/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com speaks to a man who is at the heart of football development in India, Scott O’Donell, about the issues which need addressing and the vision for the future.]]>Sat, 08 Sep 2012 20:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA sets the development of football in India as priority objective]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/news/newsid=1696734/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=A FIFA delegation has completed a four-day mission to India, where the future development of the country was discussed, with a ten-year plan looking to improve the nation's infrastructure and grass roots.

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Fri, 07 Sep 2012 14:57:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=Release
<![CDATA[Pal and Singh see bright future for India]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= FIFA.com their views on the I-League, the Indian national team and the future of football in the country.]]>Fri, 07 Sep 2012 08:37:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[I-League looking to take next step]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke to some of Indian football's leading figures in New Delhi to find out why the country's championship has struggled to make an impact despite its vast potential.]]>Fri, 07 Sep 2012 08:27:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA looking to the future with India]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=1696242/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Sep 2012 14:00:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Indian football's unique tale]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at the singular story of Indian football – one which includes bare feet, colossal crowds and a national team that has gone from success to depression and back again.

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Mon, 03 Sep 2012 09:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Development at the core of FIFA’s India tour]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Sep 2012 09:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[India rejoices at Nehru Cup treble ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reports from the Nehru Cup, where Wim Koevermans' India have made history by becoming the first Asian team to win the title in three successive editions.]]>Mon, 03 Sep 2012 08:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[India eye Nehru Cup hat-trick ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a closer look at India's national team as Wim Koevermans's new-look men get set to defend their Nehru Cup crown.]]>Tue, 21 Aug 2012 10:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[New investment in Indian youth]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/news/newsid=1674692/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s latest report on youth football development focuses on India, where initiatives are helping to build academies and enhance prospects for the future.
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Fri, 03 Aug 2012 17:16:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 21 Jul 2012 08:53:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News