<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 29 Sep 2014 06:09:00 GMTMon, 29 Sep 2014 06:14:25 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Live Your Goals busy across the globe]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2444526/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:09:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Two-year Dordoi deal for Pakistan’s Kaleem]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/240/608/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 16 Jul 2014 07:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Kyrgyzstan maintain incremental growth]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2345097/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 29 May 2014 02:44:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=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[FIFA President addresses UEFA Congress ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2304467/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA President Blatter today completed a four-day Central Asia trip in Astana, Kazakhstan, where he delivered a speech at the XXXVIII UEFA Congress.

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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 08:49:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA President Blatter hails role of football in Kyrgyz Republic]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/projects/goalprogramme/news/newsid=2303305/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:40:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President to visit Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2302863/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Mar 2014 09:18:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President concludes visit to Russia]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2265568/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA President Blatter today concluded a three-day visit to St Petersburg on which he opened the XXII Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Cup and held meetings with the 14 participating member associations.

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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 08:29:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA President to open XXII CIS Cup ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2264868/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:00:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[Continental success inspires Kyrgyzstan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Kyrgyzstan may have only enjoyed modest international success since gaining independence from the Soviet Union but a positive development structure is building a bright future in a country where football is the number one sport.

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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 04:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[USA close on records, Sweden outjump France]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/women/newsid=2113721/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Jun 2013 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Quartet advance to Asian women's finals]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2105245/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 10 Jun 2013 09:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Asian women begin bid for Canada]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 May 2013 03:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Kyrgyzstan bounce back in style]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at the central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan whose recent success in the AFC Challenge Cup is evidence of their growth in the region.]]>Fri, 12 Apr 2013 04:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Croatia and Ecuador on the up]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2056322/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Apr 2013 09:00:00 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[Bobrov spurs Soviets to dream comeback]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Exactly sixty years ago, Yugoslavia led Soviet Union 5-1 with just 15 minutes remaining in their fight for a place in the Olympic quarter-finals. Thereafter, though, Vsevolod Bobrov inspired one of the greatest fightbacks in football history.


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Fri, 20 Jul 2012 03:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men
<![CDATA[Development in Africa, qualifiers for Thailand]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/technicalsupport/futsal/news/newsid=1624998/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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 awards further TV rights for 2015-2022]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=1533484/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Oct 2011 09:16:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=TVKind=Release<![CDATA[Dordoy-Dinamo reclaim title from rivals]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/152/907/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Oct 2011 05:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Favourites prevail in Asian qualifiers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=favourites-prevail-asian-qualifiers-1482296.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the action.]]>Thu, 28 Jul 2011 20:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[China score six, Saudis hit five]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=china-score-six-saudis-hit-five-1482192.htmlAsia's big guns in the preliminary qualification for 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ saw their names make it into Saturday's Preliminary Draw with big wins as Saudi Arabia and China scored five and six apiece.

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Thu, 28 Jul 2011 16:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone
<![CDATA[Asian hopefuls in do or die deciders]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=asian-hopefuls-die-deciders-1479874.htmlAsia's second round of qualifiers reaching a climax today, with no fewer than 30 sides battling it out on the road to 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™. You can follow the action live on FIFA.com.

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Tue, 26 Jul 2011 12:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone
<![CDATA[Asian favourites draw first blood]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=asian-favourites-draw-first-blood-1479456.htmlFIFA.com reviews the latest round of 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying in Asia, which saw the traditional favourites take an advantage over their underdog opponents.

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Mon, 25 Jul 2011 09:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone
<![CDATA[Thirty hopefuls begin road to round three]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=thirty-hopefuls-begin-road-round-three-1478636.htmlSome intriguing second round, first legs are in store, with Kuwait-Philippines, Qatar-Vietnam, Singapore-Malaysia and United Arab Emirates-India catching the eye.

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Fri, 22 Jul 2011 06:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone
<![CDATA[Brazil 2014 draw stirs Asian hopefuls ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=3/news=brazil-2014-draw-stirs-asian-hopefuls-1409548.htmlFIFA.com reviews the Asian qualifying draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ which has thrown up a host of intriguing match-ups as some of the continents smaller footballing nations seek a share of the spotlight.]]>Thu, 31 Mar 2011 09:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Asia's Brazil 2014 draw made]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=3/news=asia-brazil-2014-draw-made-1408931.htmlThe AFC has conducted the draw for Asia’s first and second round qualifiers for Brazil 2014.

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Wed, 30 Mar 2011 11:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Asian Zone to play preliminary round for Brazil 2014]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=3/news=asian-zone-play-preliminary-round-for-brazil-2014-1401533.htmlSat, 19 Mar 2011 14:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[China PR and Korea Republic reach last 16]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/133/389/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=China PR and Korea Republic both qualified for the last 16 of the Asian Games, both getting 3-0 wins in their final group matches.

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Sat, 13 Nov 2010 14:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Hong Kong finally qualify, champions Qatar follow]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/133/314/6/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Hong Kong ended a 52-year wait to reach the knockout rounds of the Asian Games after a 4-1 win over Bangladesh, while Qatar topped Group D after a 2-0 win over neighbours Kuwait.

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Thu, 11 Nov 2010 14:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[China grab injury-time lifeline]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/133/252/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 10 Nov 2010 14:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Neftchi break Dodoy’s reign]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/132/453/6/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The six-year reign of Dordoy-Dinamo came to a dramatic end as Neftchi Kochkorata secured the Kyrgyzstan league title on the last day of the season.

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Wed, 27 Oct 2010 07:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Beach soccer lays roots in Dubai]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=November 2009 will go down as a historic date for beach soccer in Dubai, with minds now focused on developing the discipline in the UAE.

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Thu, 10 Dec 2009 11:31:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=News
<![CDATA[Euro win boosts Germany]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/women/newsid=1106221/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= USA remain top of the FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking, with Germany climbing into second place thanks to their UEFA Women's Euro triumph.

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Fri, 25 Sep 2009 09:12:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[Blue Eagles set to soar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 Sep 2009 08:29:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Next week on FIFA.com]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/109/767/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 02 Sep 2009 23:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Spain close gap on Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=1097373/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= Brazil retain top spot but Spain have made ground in the last month, while Czech Republic, Mexico and Kyrgyzstan all made impressive progress.

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Wed, 02 Sep 2009 09:01:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[Matured India retain Nehru Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 01 Sep 2009 10:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Kyrgyzstan end Sri Lanka hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Aug 2009 17:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Bhutia keeps India hopes alive]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Captain Baichung Bhutia scored as India remained in contention to reach the Nehru Cup final thanks to a hard-fought 2-1 win over Kyrgyzstan. 

 

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Sun, 23 Aug 2009 22:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Jordan shine on road to Germany]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= The long path to the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup has commenced in Asia with Jordan joined by Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan in the next stage.

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Mon, 04 May 2009 09:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Germany 2011
<![CDATA[Women's round-up: April 2009]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 30 Apr 2009 10:03:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Futsal fever reaches Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/futsalworldcup/brazil2008/news/newsid=764031/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 09 May 2008 14:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Brazil 2008<![CDATA[Heavy blows for Asian giants]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/worldcup/southafrica2010/news/newsid=722162/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Mar 2008 19:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Big wins in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2008/news/newsid=716549/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Gamba Osaka came out on top of a seven-goal thriller on Wednesday while J-League champions Kashima Antlers strolled to another huge victory.

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Wed, 19 Mar 2008 13:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2008
<![CDATA[What is the most exciting league?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/682/680/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Planet football is home to a number of captivating national championships. But which, do you feel, is the most most exciting league in the world?

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Sun, 03 Feb 2008 09:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Have Your Say
<![CDATA[Asian route marked out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=]]>Fri, 14 Dec 2007 11:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Asia's ups and downs]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 24 Nov 2007 11:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Favourites clear first hurdle]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Oct 2007 10:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™