<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 23 Nov 2014 15:21:00 GMTSun, 23 Nov 2014 16:00:08 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[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[Giants stumble as Qatar, Myanmar make history ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=giants-stumble-as-qatar-myanmar-make-history-2461244.htmlFIFA.com reviews Asian qualifying for New Zealand 2015 with shocks aplenty led by Qatar and Myanmar securing passage to the world stage.]]>Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![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[Asia's contenders confirmed]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=asia-s-contenders-confirmed-2458278.htmlAsia's quartet of competitors at the FIFA U-20 World Cup have been decided with Myanmar, Korea DPR, Qatar and Uzbekistan all confirming their places at New Zealand 2015.

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Asian aspirants eye world stage]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=asian-aspirants-eye-world-stage-2454646.htmlWed, 08 Oct 2014 06:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Japan top Asia’s broadening pyramid]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=japan-top-asia-s-broadening-pyramid-2344177.htmlMon, 26 May 2014 09:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Korea Republic win group, Thailand stay alive]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=korea-republic-win-group-thailand-stay-alive-2341490.htmlMon, 19 May 2014 15:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Korea, China cruise in group openers]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=korea-china-cruise-in-group-openers-2339372.htmlKorea Republic and China PR both got off to strong starts in Group B at the AFC Women's Asian Cup with lopsided wins over Myanmar and Thailand respectively.

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Thu, 15 May 2014 16:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Lesser lights eye share of the spotlight]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=lesser-lights-eye-share-of-the-spotlight-2338016.htmlTue, 13 May 2014 13:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![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[Avramovic: I have faith in Myanmar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his goals for his new team in 2014, their busy schedule ahead and his previous successes in southeast Asia.]]>Thu, 27 Mar 2014 02:52:00 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[Thousands in India ready to welcome the Trophy!]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=thousands-india-ready-welcome-the-trophy-2248173.htmlSun, 22 Dec 2013 11:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Trophy Tour Kind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Thailand triumph in SEA Games final]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/224/885/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 21 Dec 2013 15:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Women's round-up: November 2013]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at a massive month in women’s football with significant club and country action highlighted by FIFA Women’s World Cup™ qualifying news, more milestones for USA and a shock for super club Lyon.]]>Fri, 29 Nov 2013 08:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[AFC draw pits Australia against Japan ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=afc-draw-pits-australia-against-japan-2231157.htmlFri, 29 Nov 2013 08:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Korea Republic recapture Asian laurels]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=korea-republic-recapture-asian-laurels-2201175.htmlFIFA.com reviews Asian qualifying for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup where Korea Republic triumphed ahead of Korea DPR and China, while there was a shock for last year’s tournament hosts Japan.]]>Mon, 21 Oct 2013 06:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Asian trio book progression to Canada]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=asian-trio-book-progression-canada-2200703.htmlSun, 20 Oct 2013 15:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Quartet advance to Asian women's finals]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=quartet-advance-asian-women-finals-2105245.htmlMon, 10 Jun 2013 09:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Asian women begin bid for Canada]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2013/m=5/news=asian-women-begin-bid-for-canada-2082088.htmlMon, 20 May 2013 03:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Promising Myanmar rise from the ashes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 29 Mar 2013 05:49:00 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[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[Korea DPR climb ninth, Equatorial Guinea fly]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2012/m=12/news=korea-dpr-climb-ninth-equatorial-guinea-fly-1966813.htmlFri, 07 Dec 2012 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women 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[New hope for Myanmar after long drought]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/193/999/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 22 Nov 2012 08:07:00 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[Football key in Myanmar’s transition]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=1797172/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 26 Oct 2012 07:58:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Singh: Football for Health addresses key issues]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=1790562/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com how football can contribute to a healthy lifestyle.]]>Wed, 24 Oct 2012 08:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Asia to profit from start of FIFA’s health programme in Myanmar]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=1790916/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 24 Oct 2012 08:27:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Myanmar hosts first health programme in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=1788394/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 22 Oct 2012 08:46:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Myanmar, the former rulers in revival mode]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at the footballing story of Myanmar, a dominant force in competitive Asian football’s infancy who are looking to regain their former status.]]>Mon, 22 Oct 2012 08:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=MNL Myanmar 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[African development takes centre stage]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=1677870/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=
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Thu, 09 Aug 2012 18:02:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News
<![CDATA[Youth success sends Myanmar soaring ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 18 Jul 2012 08:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![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[Myanmar appeal partially upheld ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=myanmar-appeal-partially-upheld-1539055.htmlMon, 07 Nov 2011 09:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![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[Yangon claim the double]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=myanmar-mnl-myanmar-2000001020/news/newsid/152/907/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Oct 2011 04:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=MNL Myanmar 2013 <![CDATA[Myanmar disciplinary sanctions confirmed]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=9/news=myanmar-disciplinary-sanctions-confirmed-1519590.htmlFri, 30 Sep 2011 11:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Jostling continues despite key contests]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s weekly review of club action visits Japan, Korea Republic, China PR, Uzbekistan and elsewhere.]]>Mon, 22 Aug 2011 08:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Statement regarding abandoned 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Myanmar against Oman]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=statement-regarding-abandoned-2014-fifa-world-cup-qualifier-myanmar-agai-1482647.htmlThe Bureau of the Organising Committee has confirmed that the result Myanmar-Oman, which was brought to a sudden close by the referee, is final.

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Fri, 29 Jul 2011 14:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone
<![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[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