<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 17 Apr 2014 03:44:00 GMTThu, 17 Apr 2014 05:32:29 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Sextet book progression in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![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[Last 16 beckons in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the penultimate group-stage action in the AFC Champions League with a host of former champions, led by holders Guangzhou Evergrande, aiming to secure early progression.]]>Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Goals and surprises galore in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Apr 2014 01:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Ulsan streak ended, Mariners go top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Hosts Australia handed Taeguk test]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/230/395/5/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Mar 2014 09:13:00 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=Asian Nations Cup 2015 (TM)
<![CDATA[Chinese, UAE sides take centre stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Supporters of Chinese and United Arab Emirates clubs in the AFC Champions League were delighted on Matchday 3, as sides from both countries remained unbeaten. ​FIFA.com ​reviews the action.

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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 23:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Guangzhou top, Forlan opens Cerezo account]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Leaders eye back-to-back wins ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jeonbuk Motors' visit to Guangzhou Evergrande highlights the 2014 AFC Champions League Matchday 3 match-ups set to take place midweek as other sides look to gain further control of their group. FIFA.com previews the action.

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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 05:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Favourites rally to rekindle hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the results in detail.]]>Thu, 13 Mar 2014 01:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Diamanti rescues point, first win for Wanderers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Familiar foes reunited in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the midweek 2014 AFC Champions League action that promises several mouthwatering match-ups between historic rivals, including Al Ain's visit to Al Ittihad and Buriram United taking on Pohang United.

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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 03:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![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[The birth of Portugal’s golden generation]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Mar 2014 08:54:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=NewsTournament=FIFA World Youth Championship Saudi Arabia 1989<![CDATA[Favourites draw first blood]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews all the action from the first matchday. ]]>Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Shandong held, Seoul coast past Mariners]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Old champs aim to begin with a bang ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Feb 2014 08:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Al Hilal close gap on leaders]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Feb 2014 21:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Caro restores Saudi sparkle]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Saudi Arabia are this month's highest climbers in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking and FIFA.com looks at the impact Spanish coach Juan Ramon Lopez Caro has had on the Falcons' rise.

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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 14:41:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[Oman's Gulf glee]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back five years to the first Gulf Cup triumph of Oman, who overcame poor early showings to prevail against favourites Saudi Arabia in the 2009 final.]]>Fri, 17 Jan 2014 14:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Top 25 unchanged, Egypt climb]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2261545/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 16 Jan 2014 09:06:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=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[Redemptive campaign boosts Saudis ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 25 Nov 2013 07:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Five reach Asian finals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Uzbekistan, Qatar, Oman, Iran and Kuwait stormed into the 2015 AFC Asian Cup, but China hit a stumbling block and face a tough final game to decide their fate.

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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 19:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Asian Nations Cup 2015 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[China one win from Asian Cup berth]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/222/534/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Nov 2013 07:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 17 Nov 2013 08:51:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[UAE, Bahrain, Saudis reach Asian Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 15 Nov 2013 19:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Asian Nations Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Delirium and devastation in Doha]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls the final day of Asian qualifying for USA 1994, which was awash with drama and ended with Saudi Arabia and Korea Republic celebrating as Japan’s dream somehow collapsed.]]>Mon, 28 Oct 2013 01:50:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=NewsTournament=1994 FIFA World Cup USA ™<![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[Seven memorable U-17 finals moments]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 Oct 2013 01:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Blatter sympathises over Ghanaian losses]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 01 Oct 2013 15:59:55 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com look back at one of Africa's finest stars George Weah, a Barcelona and Real Madrid league-winner in Alberto Celades and Czech star Tomas Rosicky.]]>Sun, 29 Sep 2013 10:41:26 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Quartet seal historic semi spots]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the quarter-final action.]]>Wed, 18 Sep 2013 21:34:47 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013<![CDATA[FC Seoul, Esteghlal reach semis]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/newsid=2175862/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 18 Sep 2013 13:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013<![CDATA[Semi spots at stake in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 17 Sep 2013 09:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013<![CDATA[FC Seoul coach draws on home comforts ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com why he is confident of success ahead of his team's AFC Champions League quarter-final second leg against Al Ahli.]]>Tue, 17 Sep 2013 09:02:01 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013<![CDATA[Guangzhou shine as Saudi duo draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 22 Aug 2013 06:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013<![CDATA[Conca carries Guangzhou, Al Shabab draw away]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 21 Aug 2013 14:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013<![CDATA[Last-eight showdowns loom large in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 20 Aug 2013 08:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013<![CDATA[Al Shabab banking on Hazazi’s experience]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 20 Aug 2013 04:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 18 Aug 2013 10:31:16 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We look ahead to another week of birthdays across the footballing world, this week including Portugal coach Paulo Bento as well as international goalkeepers Faryd Mondragon and Noor Sabri.

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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 09:53:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA President mourns Al Khlaiwi's death]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Jun 2013 23:28:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[Zinha: A goal to remember]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A goal by Mexico's Antonio "Zinha" Naelson has been voted the best in FIFA Confederations Cup history by the fans through FIFA.com and FIFA Channel on YouTube.

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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 17:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[The FIFA Confederations Cup in quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back over some of the most memorable quotations in the history of the FIFA Confederations Cup ahead of the action beginning in Brazil for the 2013 edition.]]>Fri, 14 Jun 2013 15:00:48 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Opening matches that went with a bang]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In the build-up to Saturday's match between Brazil and Japan, FIFA.com looks back at the opening matches from three previous FIFA Confederations Cups that kicked off the tournament with a shocking results.

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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Buriram’s run continues, Saudi duo shine ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 23 May 2013 06:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Guangzhou, Kashiwa ease into quarters]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 22 May 2013 14:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Buriram continue dream run, FC Seoul advance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 21 May 2013 20:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News