<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 20 Jan 2015 11:03:00 GMTTue, 20 Jan 2015 11:48:11 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Japan at the double over Jordan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Holders Japan head for top spot]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Wins, losses but no draws as Asian Cup hits record]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 19 Jan 2015 03:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Endo: I'm proud of Matthaus milestone]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Japan's Yasuhito Endo sheepishly acknowledged a remarkable milestone, going level with German superstar Lothar Matthaus by winning his 150th cap in his country's 1-0 AFC Asian Cup victory over Iraq.

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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 05:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)
<![CDATA[Wilkins: Aldaradreh can be Jordan's Hurst]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Aldaradreh scores four as Jordan rout Palestine]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 16 Jan 2015 09:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Kasim, Wilkins reflect on 'lucky' goal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 12 Jan 2015 12:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Kasim stunner gives Iraq win over Jordan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 12 Jan 2015 11:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Holders Japan launch Asian Cup defence]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 11 Jan 2015 21:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Bahrainis, Faroes climb amid minimal change]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=1/news=bahrainis-faroes-climb-amid-minimal-change-2503870.htmlThu, 08 Jan 2015 08:57:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Asia's elite set for battle Down Under]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the 16-nation 2015 AFC Asian Cup where continental supremacy and a ticket to the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup go up for grabs.]]>Wed, 07 Jan 2015 22:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Palestine's Nu'man thinks big for Asian debut]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Palestine defied all expectations by winning last year's AFC Challenge Cup and are now facing their toughest test at the AFC Asian Cup. FIFA.com spoke with Palestine's joint top-scorer Ashraf Nu'man about their ambitions.

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Sat, 03 Jan 2015 08:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)
<![CDATA[Live Your Goals in November ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2485954/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at last month’s activities.]]>Mon, 01 Dec 2014 13:00:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Jordan building stars of tomorrow through LYG]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2474538/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Jordan continue to show they are at the forefront of women's football in west Asia with the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup hosts the latest nation to conduct a FIFA Live Your Goals programme.

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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:28:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News
<![CDATA[Al Ahli: A club with a mission]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2452462/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=In the Video of the Week, discover one of the oldest clubs in Jordan and the important role it plays in both sport and society.

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Thu, 02 Oct 2014 20:24:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News
<![CDATA[Conte up and running, Ibra makes history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Azzurri hot-seat, while Spain stumbled again and Belgium look all set for UEFA EURO 2016 qualification. FIFA.com reviews the international friendlies.]]>Thu, 04 Sep 2014 22:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Wilkins named new Jordan coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ray Wilkins has been appointed as the new coach of Jordan, in his first role since leaving his post as assistant head coach at then-English Premier League side Fulham last season.

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Wed, 03 Sep 2014 11:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:03:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Jordan and football team up for Syrian children]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2421318/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:13:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President Blatter completes trip to Middle East]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2344971/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 27 May 2014 16:18:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[Japan top Asia’s broadening pyramid]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=japan-top-asia-s-broadening-pyramid-2344177.htmlMon, 26 May 2014 09:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[FIFA President to visit Jordan, Palestine, Israel]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2343191/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA President Blatter will, on Sunday 25 May 2014, embark on a visit to Jordan, Palestine and Israel, meeting with various dignitaries from the region.

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Fri, 23 May 2014 09:41:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[Japan beat hosts Vietnam, Matildas win]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=japan-beat-hosts-vietnam-matildas-win-2340194.htmlFIFA Women's World Cup holders Japan defeated hosts Vietnam 4-0 to keep their hopes of winning a first AFC Women's Asian Cup alive, while tournament holders Australia defeated Jordan 3-1 in the other Group A match. 

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Fri, 16 May 2014 17:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Vietnam lead Group A, Japan snatch draw]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=vietnam-lead-group-a-japan-snatch-draw-2338908.htmlWed, 14 May 2014 16:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Lesser lights eye share of the spotlight]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=lesser-lights-eye-share-of-the-spotlight-2338016.htmlTue, 13 May 2014 13:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Okiyama: Nothing is impossible]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=okiyama-nothing-is-impossible-in-football-2335634.htmlJordan's Japanese coach Masahiko Okiyama spoke exclusively to FIFA.com on his side's chances at the AFC Women's Asian Cup, his dreams of upsetting the odds and his hopes for the future of women's football in the country.

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Thu, 08 May 2014 12:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: April 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at a bumper month in women's football with Canada 2015 qualifiers continuing unabated, USA and England commencing their league campaigns with a new look, while there was silverware for ambitious Jordan.]]>Wed, 30 Apr 2014 01:04:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=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[Socceroos, Japan hoping to avoid Korea]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=With Korea Republic in Pot 2 of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup draw, hosts Australia and 2011 champions Japan will be keen to avoid Hong Myung-Bo's side during what is expected to be an extravagant ceremony at Sydney's Opera House on Wednesday.

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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 03:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)
<![CDATA[Drama as Iraq, China earn passage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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[Jordan defeat Singapore to qualify]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 04 Feb 2014 14:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Asian Nations Cup 2015 Prel. Comp.<![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[Women's round-up: November 2013]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at a massive month in women’s football with significant club and country action highlighted by FIFA Women’s World Cup™ qualifying news, more milestones for USA and a shock for super club Lyon.]]>Fri, 29 Nov 2013 08:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[AFC draw pits Australia against Japan ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=afc-draw-pits-australia-against-japan-2231157.htmlFri, 29 Nov 2013 08:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Quartet prevail amid Asian excitement]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=quartet-prevail-amid-asian-excitement-2219337.htmlFIFA.com reviews the Asian Zone qualifiers for Brazil 2014, which ended with Australia, Iran, Japan, Korea Republic marching onwards to represent the continent.]]>Thu, 21 Nov 2013 13:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Uruguay reach Brazil despite stalemate]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=uruguay-reach-brazil-2014-despite-jordan-stalemate-2227242.htmlThu, 21 Nov 2013 01:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off South America/Asia<![CDATA[Forlan and Uruguayan glory, a family affair ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=forlan-and-uruguayan-glory-family-affair-2225987.htmlFIFA.com spoke with Diego Forlan, the South Africa 2010 Golden Ball winner and the third generation of his family to play for Uruguay, who was brought up immersed in Celeste tradition.

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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 19:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off South America/Asia
<![CDATA[Uruguay vow no let-up against Jordan]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=uruguay-vow-let-against-jordan-2225764.htmlTue, 19 Nov 2013 01:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off South America/Asia<![CDATA[Uruguay with one foot in Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=minutos-del-objetivo-2225525.htmlMon, 18 Nov 2013 14:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off South America/Asia<![CDATA[ Pride amid the sadness for Jordan]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=pride-amid-the-sadness-for-jordan-2223899.html

Despite a tough 5-0 loss to Uruguay, Jordan were able to look at the positives from the Asian nation's first-ever intercontinental play-off berth for a chance to qualify for a World Cup™.]]>
Thu, 14 Nov 2013 20:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off South America/Asia
<![CDATA[Five-star Uruguay see off Jordan]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=five-star-uruguay-see-off-jordan-2223500.htmlUruguay eased to victory in the first leg of their 2014 FIFA World Cup intercontinental play-off, with five different scorers helping La Celeste see off Jordan in Amman and all-but book their ticket to Brazil.

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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 17:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off South America/Asia
<![CDATA[Jordan set for date with destiny against Uruguay]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=jordan-set-for-date-with-destiny-against-uruguay-2222441.htmlFIFA.com previews the FIFA World Cup™ play-off between Jordan and Uruguay with the west Asians looking to make the most of home advantage on Wednesday against the highly-regarded South Africa 2010 semi-finalists.]]>Tue, 12 Nov 2013 05:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off South America/Asia<![CDATA[Rodriguez hungry for a second chance]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=rodriguez-hungry-for-second-chance-2220778.html

FIFA.com spoke with the crafty wide man known as "The Onion", Cristian Rodriguez, ahead of Uruguay's make-or-break tie against Jordan in the upcoming FIFA World Cup play-offs. 

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Fri, 08 Nov 2013 20:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off South America/Asia
<![CDATA[Déjà vu for Jordan as Uruguay tie looms]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=deja-for-jordan-uruguay-tie-looms-2218491.htmlFIFA.com speaks with some of the key Jordanians who featured when the two nations met at the FIFA U-20 World Cup six years ago.]]>Wed, 06 Nov 2013 05:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off South America/Asia<![CDATA[UAE opens arms to western Asian coaches]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/education/news/newsid=2206785/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 27 Oct 2013 23:41:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News<![CDATA[The statistical lowdown on Jordan]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=the-statistical-lowdown-jordan-2204414.htmlAs the Asia-South America intercontinental play-off for a spot at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ between Jordan and Uruguay approaches, FIFA.com looks at the numbers behind Jordan's qualifying campaign so far.

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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 07:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off South America/Asia
<![CDATA[Jordan's long road to history]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=jordan-long-road-history-2197181.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at Jordan’s colourful 2014 FIFA World Cup™ journey, as the West Asians look ahead to their historic intercontinental play-off against Uruguay next month.]]>Thu, 17 Oct 2013 02:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Japan shine as trio progress]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/newsid=2191522/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the action.]]>Sun, 06 Oct 2013 23:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Executive Committee welcomes progress for Palestine football & launches consultation process on Qatar 2022 dates]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/bodies/news/newsid=2190697/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 04 Oct 2013 15:56:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=Release<![CDATA[Hassan's Jordan daring to dream]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=hassan-jordan-daring-dream-2180714.html FIFA.com reviews the memorable Asian Zone qualifying campaign that has taken Jordan through to an intercontinental play-off for Brazil 2014, with reaction from players and coach Hossam Hassan.]]>Wed, 25 Sep 2013 14:50:16 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone