<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 28 Nov 2014 14:56:00 GMTSat, 06 Dec 2014 04:32:04 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Vietnam advance, Indonesia win not enough]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Co-hosts Vietnam claimed top spot in Group A and advanced to the semi-finals of the 2014 AFF Championship with a 3-1 win over the Philippines, while a 5-1 win over Laos was not enough to keep Indonesia from being eliminated.

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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Late error denies Vietnam opening win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A dreadful error by goalkeeper Tran Nguyen Manh allowed Indonesia to snatch a 2-2 draw with Vietnam in their opening Group A game at the 2014 AFF Championship, while Philippines lead the group after a 4-1 win over Laos.

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Foreign guides elevate Myanmar and Laos]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=11/news=foreign-guides-elevate-myanmar-and-laos-2476726.htmlFIFA.com finds out more.]]>Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:14:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Myanmar, Laos top regional quintet]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/245/941/5/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=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[Thai talents rock the region]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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[History-making feat bolsters ambitious Laos]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at the south-east Asian nation of Laos who, having recently achieved new highs in their region, are seeking ongoing growth.]]>Fri, 19 Apr 2013 08:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![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[150,000 young people to benefit in 2013]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/socialresponsibility/news/newsid=2017821/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 27 Feb 2013 12:29:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Football for HopeKind=News<![CDATA[Singapore in fourth heaven]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The 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[Regional success sends Laos flying]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2012/m=12/news=regional-success-sends-laos-flying-1965551.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at the south-east Asian nation of Laos whose recent progress culminated in a spirited showing at this month’s AFF Suzuki Cup.]]>Thu, 06 Dec 2012 14:58:00 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[South-east Asia's finest take centre stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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?]]>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[Uzbekistan youngsters create history]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=uzbekistan-youngsters-create-history-1747663.htmlSun, 07 Oct 2012 09:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Thai events educate and excite]]>http://www.fifa.com/futsalworldcup/news/newsid=1713399/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 02 Oct 2012 10:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Malaysia maintain regional supremacy]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/154/605/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the tournament.]]>Tue, 22 Nov 2011 08:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=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[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[China, Jordan among convincing winners]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=china-jordan-among-convincing-winners-1479218.htmlSat, 23 Jul 2011 23:36:00 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[Asian media laud progression]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=asian-media-laud-progression-1468836.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at the reaction in the media to the results so far.]]>Tue, 05 Jul 2011 12:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Favourites progress as stars shine]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=favourites-progress-stars-shine-1467720.htmlThe first round of qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ in Brazil has been completed, seeing a barrel-load of goals scored around Asia, with the likes of big-guns Vietnam being joined by first-time qualifiers Philippines.

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Sun, 03 Jul 2011 22:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone
<![CDATA[Stern tests for Asian hopefuls]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=stern-tests-for-asian-hopefuls-1466177.htmlThe chance to mix with Asia's big guns is up for grabs this weekend, with 16 of the continent's minnows battling it out in the second legs of the preliminary qualifying round.

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Fri, 01 Jul 2011 10:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone
<![CDATA[Preliminary journey kicks off in Asia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=6/news=preliminary-journey-kicks-off-asia-1464834.htmlFIFA.com reviews all the action.]]>Thu, 30 Jun 2011 05:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Sixteen hopefuls embark on Brazil path]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=6/news=sixteen-hopefuls-embark-brazil-path-1463106.htmlAsia's lowest-ranked teams are set to begin continental qualifying for the 2014 tournament, with Sri Lanka-Philippines, Bangladesh-Pakistan and Malaysia-Chinese Taipei among the most appetising matches on the menu.

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Tue, 28 Jun 2011 10:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Reaching new heights]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=1454013/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011™ will once again throw the spotlight on 16 of the world’s best female teams, but FIFA World takes a closer look at the development of women’s football beyond the game’s elite sides.

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Fri, 17 Jun 2011 18:37:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![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[Boost for women’s game in Laos]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/projects/goalprogramme/news/newsid=1400243/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=On the third leg of his Asian tour, the FIFA President visited Laos on Wednesday, and opened a Goal-funded women’s football academy.

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Thu, 17 Mar 2011 08:14:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=News
<![CDATA[Indonesia keep on rising]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2011/m=1/news=indonesia-keep-rising-1367164.htmlThu, 20 Jan 2011 08:37:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Laos, Philippines reach ASEAN Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/132/562/6/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Laos and Philippines secured the final two berths at the 2010 ASEAN Cup after qualifying for the eight-nation tournament at the expense of Cambodia and Timor Leste.

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Wed, 27 Oct 2010 01:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Riedl: Indonesia is my biggest test]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/128/144/5/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Austrian Alfred Riedl was appointed Indonesia's national team coach in May and hopes to now play a part in developing the game in the most populous nation in south-east Asia.

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Thu, 05 Aug 2010 13:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Interview
<![CDATA[Women's round-up: January 2010]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Successes for Japan, New Zealand, Arsenal and Turbine Potsdam and continued transfer activity dominate the first women's review of the year.

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Thu, 28 Jan 2010 09:43:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Malaysia celebrate SEA success]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Malaysia are celebrating victory in the U-23 Southeast Asian Games after a hard-fought 1-0 final victory over Vietnam in Vientiane, Laos.

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Thu, 17 Dec 2009 14:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=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[Women's game on the move in south-east Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=1075791/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= A com-unity seminar held in Vientiane, Laos, last month is set to help kick-start women's football in the region.

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Wed, 24 Jun 2009 08:41:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[USA retain top spot]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2008/m=12/news=usa-retain-top-spot-983144.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2008 09:02:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Laos youngsters flying high]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2008/m=12/news=laos-youngsters-flying-high-967257.htmlThu, 04 Dec 2008 01:30:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![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]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2008/m=3/news=big-wins-asia-716549.htmlGamba 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[Quartet make home advantage count]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2007/m=5/news=quartet-make-home-advantage-count-129076.htmlThu, 24 May 2007 10:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007<![CDATA[Japan's Urawa into Champions League quarters]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2007/m=5/news=japan-urawa-into-champions-league-quarters-129041.htmlWed, 23 May 2007 13:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007<![CDATA[Frontale make history as trio progress]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2007/m=5/news=frontale-make-history-trio-progress-128249.htmlThu, 10 May 2007 14:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007<![CDATA[AFC chief re-elected]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/128/111/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 08 May 2007 07:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Quartet edge closer to last eight]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2007/m=4/news=quartet-edge-closer-last-eight-127417.htmlThu, 26 Apr 2007 12:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007