<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 01 Mar 2017 18:41:00 GMTWed, 01 Mar 2017 18:45:19 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Bahamas 2017 Official Draw: Paricipants' reaction]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=bahamas-2017-official-draw-participants-reaction-2869004-2869023.htmlThe draw for the group stage of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 was held on Tuesday 28 February. Several coaches and representatives from the participating teams were in attendance at the ceremony at the Atlantis Paradise Island Hotel in Nassau. FIFA.com gauged their thoughts. 

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Wed, 01 Mar 2017 18:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017
<![CDATA[Bahamas 2017 Official Draw determines path to glory]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=sixteen-nations-learn-their-fate-at-bahamas-2017-draw-2868884.htmlWed, 01 Mar 2017 02:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017<![CDATA[Panama primed for global debut after historic triumph]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=panama-primed-for-global-debut-after-historic-triumph-2868691.htmlPanama made history by being crowned CONCACAF beach soccer champions and qualifying for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup for the first time, with Mexico going through to Bahamas 2017 alongside them. FIFA.com rounds up all the action.

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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017
<![CDATA[Mexico, Panama qualify for Bahamas 2017]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=mexico-panama-qualify-for-bahamas-2017-2868583.htmlMexico and Panama stamped their tickets to the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 after advancing to the final of the 2017 CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship.

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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 02:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017
<![CDATA[Four tickets up for grabs in CONCACAF]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=four-tickets-up-for-grabs-in-concacaf-2867497.htmlTwelve teams will be playing for four spots at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 when the CONCACAF U-20 Championship kicks off in Costa Rica on 17 February. FIFA.com previews the qualifying tournament.

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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 20:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[A very Russian welcome]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=a-very-russian-welcome-2866076.htmlFri, 03 Feb 2017 13:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Big spending, domestic dominance and Egyptian perfection]]>/news/y=2017/m=2/news=big-spending-domestic-dominance-and-egyptian-perfection-2866008.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review.]]>Fri, 03 Feb 2017 06:00:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[What does Russia mean to you?]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=what-does-russia-mean-to-you-2865909.htmlWhat does Russia mean to you? That was the question posed to the seven coaches who know they will be heading to the FIFA Confederations Cup in the country later this year. You can watch the video to see their reactions.

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Wed, 01 Feb 2017 10:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Chicharito: I’ve achieved more than I ever dreamed of]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=1/news=chicharito-i-ve-achieved-more-than-i-ever-dreamed-of-2864163.htmlFIFA.com spoke to Mexico and Bayer Leverkusen forward Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez about the secrets of being a successful centre forward, while also touching on his past, present and future at club and international level.

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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Technical Study Group publishes report on Papua New Guinea 2016]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=1/news=technical-study-group-publishes-report-on-papua-new-guinea-2016-2863547.htmlThe Technical Study Group (TSG) has published its report on the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016. You can download and read it all on FIFA.com.

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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 09:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Russian and Chilean fans lead requests for FIFA Confederations Cup tickets]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=1/news=russian-and-chilean-fans-lead-requests-for-fifa-confederations-cup-tic-2863836.htmlThu, 19 Jan 2017 14:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Sanchez: Ronaldo has surpassed all Real Madrid's great scorers]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=sanchez-ronaldo-has-surpassed-all-madrid-s-great-scorers-2862172.htmlSat, 31 Dec 2016 07:47:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[2016 in Numbers]]>/news/y=2016/m=12/news=2016-in-numbers-2862113.htmlFIFA.com reviews 2016 in stats.]]>Thu, 29 Dec 2016 15:54:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Chicharito runs the rule over towering trio ]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=chicharito-runs-the-rule-over-towering-trio-2862050.htmlFIFA.com the lowdown on his take of them.]]>Wed, 28 Dec 2016 08:40:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Ticos the toast of CONCACAF’s 2016]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=ticos-the-toast-of-concacaf-s-2016-2861378.htmlFIFA.com takes a look back at the year 2016, an eventful 12 months in which USA lost their coach and Costa Rica took dead aim at first place on the road to Russia.]]>Wed, 21 Dec 2016 17:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Real Madrid top of class at Japan 2016]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Real Madrid took the honours at the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016 to make it three titles for the year. In lifting the trophy for a second time, Los Merengues extended Europe’s domination of the competition, with the continent having now provided nine of its 13 champions.

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Wed, 21 Dec 2016 13:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Guerra: It's been an exceptional year]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=guerra-it-s-been-an-exceptional-year-2861232.htmlMon, 19 Dec 2016 00:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Atletico Nacional claim bronze after penalty shoot-out]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=276114/match=300364983/match-report.htmlAtletico Nacional bounced back from their FIFA Club World Cup semi-final disappointment to defeat Club America on penalties in the match for third place at the International Stadium Yokohama.

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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 09:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Rueda and the quest for consolation]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 17 Dec 2016 12:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Club America, Atletico Nacional meet for bronze]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=276114/match=300364983/preview.htmlFri, 16 Dec 2016 22:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Goltz: Let’s go out on a high]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 16 Dec 2016 18:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Birthday boy Navas gets the perfect gift]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=birthday-boy-navas-gets-the-perfect-gift-2860617.htmlReal Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas celebrated his 30th birthday in style, by keeping a clean sheet in Real Madrid's 2-0 victory over Club America in the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016 semi-finals in Yokohama.

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Thu, 15 Dec 2016 16:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Real overcome America to reach final]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=276110/match=300364982/match-report.htmlReal Madrid progressed to the 2016 FIFA Club World Cup final after defeating Mexico's Club America 2-0 at the International Stadium Yokohama.

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Thu, 15 Dec 2016 12:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Madrid pose ultimate test for America]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=276110/match=300364982/preview.htmlFIFA.com previews the second semi-final of the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016, which sees European champions Real Madrid make their entrance against CONCACAF winners Club America. 

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Tue, 13 Dec 2016 15:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Samudio: It’s a dream match]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=samudio-it-s-a-dream-match-2859877.htmlParaguayan defender Miguel Samudio spoke with FIFA.com about his emotions heading into Club America's semi-final against Real Madrid at the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016.

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Tue, 13 Dec 2016 00:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Arroyo turns a nightmare into a dream]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After it looked like Club America could have been facing a recurring nightmare in Osaka, Michael Arroyo and Silvio Romero combined to turn their meeting with Jeonbuk Hyundai into a dream scenario.

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Sun, 11 Dec 2016 13:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Romero at the double as America oust Jeonbuk]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Club America came from a goal down to defeat Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 2-1 in the FIFA Club World Cup second round to set up a dream semi-final meeting with UEFA Champions League winners Real Madrid.

 
 
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Sun, 11 Dec 2016 08:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Ochoa recalls Club America's 2006 meeting with Jeonbuk]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=ochoa-recalls-club-america-s-2006-meet-with-jeonbuk-2859346.htmlHaving previously met in 2006, Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors and Club America face off once again at the same stage of the FIFA Club World Cup. We look back on that tightly-contested encounter with Guillermo Ochoa, Club America's goalkeeper at the time.

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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 23:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Old foes eye glamour date]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=276104/match=300364981/preview.htmlFIFA.com sets the scene.]]>Sat, 10 Dec 2016 12:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Jeonbuk stalwarts relishing America reunion]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=jeonbuk-stalwarts-relishing-america-reunion-2859228.htmlFIFA.com about the club's desire for redemption against Club America at the FIFA Club World Cup, ten years on from disappointment in 2006.]]>Sat, 10 Dec 2016 00:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Romero: Let’s end the centenary year in style]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=romero-let-s-end-the-centenary-year-in-style-2859219.htmlLas Águilas fans.]]>Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Club America touch down in Osaka]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=club-america-touch-down-in-osaka-2859005.htmlClub America are back in Japan for their third FIFA Club World Cup - their second in a row - and are determined to avoid a repeat of last year's early exit.

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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 08:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Video Assistant Referees to be tested at FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=video-assistant-referees-to-be-tested-at-fifa-club-world-cup-japan-201-2858889.htmlWed, 07 Dec 2016 18:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Lee aiming higher with Jeonbuk]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=lee-aiming-higher-with-jeonbuk-2858168.htmlWed, 07 Dec 2016 03:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[The FIFA Club World Cup in numbers]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=the-fifa-club-world-cup-in-numbers-2858090.htmlTo whet the appetite ahead of the 13th FIFA Club World Cup, FIFA.com has dipped into the record books to bring you some of the tournament’s most eye-catching statistics.

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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 01:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Japan 2016 Spectator Guide ]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=japan-2016-spectator-guide-2858085.htmlFIFA.com gives you some advice and reminds you of the regulations that will be in force at the stadiums.]]>Tue, 06 Dec 2016 04:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Seven on the starting line in Japan]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=seven-on-the-starting-line-in-japan-2857979.htmlTue, 06 Dec 2016 02:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Lucas and Nacho following Raul’s lead]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=lucas-and-nacho-following-raul-s-lead-2858015.htmlMon, 05 Dec 2016 15:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Korea DPR complete a dream double]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=korea-dpr-complete-a-dream-double-2857966.htmlSun, 04 Dec 2016 16:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Kim bringing experience to bear with Jeonbuk]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=shinwook-bringing-experience-to-bear-with-jeonbuk-2857956.htmlSun, 04 Dec 2016 11:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Irving: We thought we were world-beaters]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=irving-we-thought-we-were-world-beaters-2856040.htmlFIFA.com caught up with former Auckland City defender John Irving, who reflects on the New Zealand club's valiant run at the 2014 FIFA Club World Morocco where the Navy Blues stormed to third place against the odds.]]>Sat, 03 Dec 2016 11:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Goals, a golden oldie and a cosmopolitan club]]>/news/y=2016/m=12/news=goals-a-golden-oldie-and-a-cosmopolitan-club-2857319.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with an ageless legend in Sao Paulo and goals galore in Central Canada.]]>Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:21:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Official FIFA Club World Cup squad lists announced]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=official-fifa-club-world-cup-squad-lists-announced-2857198.htmlThu, 01 Dec 2016 09:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 tickets go on public sale]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=fifa-confederations-cup-russia-2017-tickets-to-go-on-public-sale-on-1--2856751.htmlWed, 30 Nov 2016 10:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Papua New Guinea 2016 in tweets]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=papua-new-guinea-2016-in-tweets-2855610.htmlFIFA.com looks at how the opening few weeks at Papua New Guinea 2016 have been covered in tweets.]]>Sun, 27 Nov 2016 07:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Hudson: Playing against host nation is huge]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=hudson-playing-against-host-nation-is-huge-2855501.htmlFIFA.com his thoughts on playing hosts Russia, CONCACAF powerhouse Mexico and European champions Portugal in Group A at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017.]]>Sat, 26 Nov 2016 22:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Tournament of Champions map drawn in Kazan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 26 Nov 2016 15:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2016/m=11/news=the-week-in-quotes-2854833.htmlWe hear from Steven Gerrard, Mauricio Pochettino, Jurgen Klinsmann, as well as the players that are shining at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016 in the latest edition of The Week in Quotes. 

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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 08:52:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Day of shattered dreams]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=day-of-shattered-dreams-2855163.htmlFri, 25 Nov 2016 13:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[The Russia 2017 Official Draw in numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=With just hours to go before the Official Draw for the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 in Kazan, FIFA.com reveals some key facts and figures on the event.

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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 10:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017