<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 25 Jun 2015 09:55:00 GMTThu, 25 Jun 2015 09:55:21 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Helmke: A German midfielder in Cairo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com talks to journeyman professional Hendrik Helmke, who has been playing regularly for Egyptian giants Al Ahly.]]>Thu, 25 Jun 2015 09:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Guam train continues as Japan, Iran blush]]>/asia/news/y=2015/m=6/news=guam-train-continues-as-japan-iran-blush-2649326.htmlGuam and the Philippines continued their fairytale starts to Asian Zone qualifying on Matchday 2, while Japan and Iran were held to unforeseen draws and two teams recorded 6-0 wins.

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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 20:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone
<![CDATA[Asian powerhouses eye opening victories ]]>/asia/news/y=2015/m=6/news=monday-asian-powerhouses-eye-opening-victories-2648433.htmlFIFA.com previewing all the action.]]>Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Upsets, thrashings and 11th-hour saviours]]>/asia/news/y=2015/m=6/news=upsets-thashings-and-11th-hour-saviours-2646383.htmlThu, 11 Jun 2015 22:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Asian minnows face tough opening tasks ]]>/asia/news/y=2015/m=6/news=asian-minnows-face-tough-opening-tasks-2639811.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 07:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Varied reactions across Asia after Russia 2018 draw]]>/asia/news/y=2015/m=4/news=varied-reactions-across-asia-over-russia-2018-draw-2590780.htmlFIFA.com looks at the reaction to Tuesday’s FIFA World Cup qualifying draw in Asia, with coaches from across the continent providing their views on the looming campaign.

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone
<![CDATA[Asian draw throws up derbies and drama]]>/asia/news/y=2015/m=4/news=draw-throws-up-derbies-and-drama-2590319.htmlTue, 14 Apr 2015 10:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[World Cup draw looms large in Asia]]>/asia/news/y=2015/m=4/news=world-cup-draw-looms-large-in-asia-2590022.htmlMon, 13 Apr 2015 06:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Hopefuls shine through to Asian finals]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=4/news=hopefuls-shine-through-to-asian-finals-2581159.htmlWed, 01 Apr 2015 06:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men<![CDATA[Officiating seminar a success in Kuantan]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=officiating-seminar-a-success-in-kuantan-2579522.htmlFri, 27 Mar 2015 14:28:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=RefereeingKind=News<![CDATA[Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt and Qatar shine in friendlies]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA-INTERPOL training workshop in Malaysia]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=3/news=fifa-interpol-training-workshop-in-malaysia-2577774.htmlMon, 23 Mar 2015 09:48:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Regional seminar for national security officers starts in Kuala Lumpur]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=3/news=regional-seminar-for-national-security-officers-starts-in-kuala-lumpur-2555862.htmlFri, 06 Mar 2015 22:00:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=FIFA SecurityKind=News<![CDATA[Safiq: Set pieces require confidence ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com runs the rule over Malaysia captain and set-piece specialist Safiq Rahim, who speaks about his increasingly important role in the national team.]]>Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Dramatic Thai comeback breaks Malaysian hearts]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Late goals edge Thailand ahead]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thailand hold a two-goal advantage in the 2014 AFF Championship final after a penalty and a late strike gave the three-time champions a deserved 2-0 win over Malaysia in Bangkok on Wednesday.

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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[A tale of two coaches]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Dec 2014 05:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Malaysia stun Vietnam to reach Suzuki Cup final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Malaysia scored four first-half goals as they trounced Vietnam 4-2 at My Dinh Stadium to advance to the AFF Suzuki Cup final for the second time in four years.

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Van Quyet strike puts Vietnam past Malaysia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Vietnam have one foot in the 2014 AFF Championship final after goals by Vo Huy Toan and Nguyen Van Quyet secured the 2008 champions a 2-1 away win over Malaysia in the first leg of their semi-final on Sunday. 

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 15:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Late Thai penalty sinks Singapore, Malaysia hold Myanmar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thailand exacted revenge for their defeat to Singapore in the 2012 AFF Championship final as a late penalty by Charyl Chappuis gave them a 2-1 win over the defending champions in their opening 2014 AFF Championship match, while Malaysia held Myanmar to a goalless draw.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Korea DPR recapture Asian laurels ]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=korea-dpr-recapture-asian-laurels-2442725.htmlFIFA.com run the rule over the recent Asian qualifiers for Chile 2015 with Korea DPR topping a successful quartet that also included Korea Republic, Syria and Australia.]]>Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Underdogs challenge favourites for global spots]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=afc-u16-championship-preview-2436368.htmlFri, 05 Sep 2014 06:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[FIFA TSG publishes World Cup report, conferences to start in Panama]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=fifa-tsg-publishes-world-cup-report-technical-conferences-to-start-in--2421174.htmlFri, 15 Aug 2014 08:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Salleh named new Malaysia coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 09 Jul 2014 05:40:00 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[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[China survive huge scare to reach Asian Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:48:00 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[Indonesia, Thailand reach SEA Games final]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-tournaments/news/y=2013/m=12/news=indonesia-thailand-reach-sea-games-final-2248132.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Indonesia will meet Thailand in the final of the men's U-23 tournament at the Southeast Asian Games in Myanmar after the pair triumphed in their semi-finals against Malaysia and Singapore respectively.

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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=News
<![CDATA[Rehman: Racism stems from a lack of education]]>/sustainability/news/y=2013/m=12/news=rehman-racism-stems-from-lack-education-2242400.htmlFIFA.com spoke to Zesh Rehman who, as the first British Asian to play in the English Premier League and with his own grassroots programme for disadvantaged communities, offers an interesting insight into combating discrimination.]]>Wed, 11 Dec 2013 10:15:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Anti-RacismKind=Interview<![CDATA[Panathinaikos's Figueroa moves to Malaysia]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/223/828/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 03 Dec 2013 09:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![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[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[Aimar seals move to Malaysia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 14 Sep 2013 08:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA to implement first Goal project in Indonesia ]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=9/news=fifa-implement-first-goal-project-indonesia-2167539.htmlWed, 04 Sep 2013 18:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=News<![CDATA[Barça beat Malaysia XI to end Asia tour]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Neymar notched a goal and an assist in Barcelona's 3-1 victory over a Malaysian XI side in Kuala Lumpur that marked the end of the Catalan club's pre-season Asian tour.

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Sat, 10 Aug 2013 15:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Many candidates to host the FIFA Congress 2016 and 2017]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2013/m=7/news=many-candidates-host-the-fifa-congress-2016-and-2017-2138983.htmlMon, 22 Jul 2013 10:28:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=Release<![CDATA[Chelsea ease to win in Malaysia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 21 Jul 2013 18:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Building for Futsal growth in Asia ]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=6/news=building-for-futsal-growth-asia-2109122.htmlFri, 14 Jun 2013 13:13:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FutsalKind=News<![CDATA[Steady progress boosts Malayan Tigers]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2013/m=5/news=steady-progress-boosts-malayan-tigers-2083022.htmlFIFA.com looks at Malaysia who are aiming to take regional success to the continental stage under ambitious coach Rajagopal Krishnasamy.]]>Thu, 23 May 2013 04:27:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[West Asian duo maintain perfect run]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews all the action from Friday’s abbreviated AFC Asian Cup matchday with Bahrain and United Arab Emirates the big winners, as 2011 semi-finalists Uzbekistan were undone on the road.]]>Sat, 23 Mar 2013 01:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Asian favourites open brightly]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 07 Feb 2013 02:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Journey to Asian glory opens with key match-ups ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews all the action.]]>Tue, 05 Feb 2013 07:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=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[Hapoel become maiden Asian kings]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/197/529/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls how Hapoel Tel Aviv upset the odds to become the maiden club champions in Asia.]]>Wed, 19 Dec 2012 09:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Thailand into final as Malaysia's reign ends]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Dec 2012 00:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[South-east Asian rivals hunt final berth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Dec 2012 08:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=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[A month of FIFA development: October 2012]]>/development/news/y=2012/m=11/news=month-fifa-development-october-2012-1940380.htmlFIFA.com brings you our monthly round-up of the most recent development projects and events during October.]]>Thu, 22 Nov 2012 08:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News