<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 07 Apr 2014 14:53:00 GMTTue, 08 Apr 2014 02:03:07 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[I am somebody]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2315632/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won’t be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week’s features previously anonymous children becoming somebodies.]]>Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:53:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[July's Live Your Goals activities]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2146277/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back on the initiative’s latest activities in July.]]>Thu, 01 Aug 2013 13:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Mexico dominate New World four]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 04 Mar 2013 07:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![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[FIFA extends lifetime ban of Nicaraguan player]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=1785676/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Oct 2012 08:19:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Nicaraguan youths gain from football]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/education/news/newsid=1783672/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA TV and FIFA.com video feature.]]>Fri, 12 Oct 2012 16:38:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News<![CDATA[Chile climb 12th amid minimal movement]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=1569805/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 18 Jan 2012 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Historic night for Antigua, Guyana ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 12 Nov 2011 03:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Canada close as Trinidad, Haiti sweat]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The penultimate round in CONCACAF’s first stage of Brazil 2014 qualifying takes place tomorrow with regional elite El Salvador and Canada set to seal progression, however, Trinidad and Tobago are under pressure.

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Thu, 10 Nov 2011 15:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Panama in as CONCACAF axe falls ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 12 Oct 2011 05:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Pfister looks to move beyond defeat]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1524616/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Otto Pfister has said no one will be hitting "the panic button" after Trinidad and Tobago's surprise 2-1 defeat to Bermuda, leaving them with a challenge to qualify from 2012 FIFA World Cup qualifying Group B.

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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 15:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Spain regain top amid significant movement]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=1513476/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=After just a one-month hiatus, Spain replaced the Netherlands at the top of the global ladder, while Uruguay and Portugal leapt into fourth and fifth respectively amid significant change.

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Wed, 21 Sep 2011 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[Dely Valdes: Panama must respect opponents]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att="I think any opponent we play we try to be protagonists and these are the ones who have been matched with us and we have to be first, we can't be anything else." Julio Dely Valdes, Panama coach

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Mon, 08 Aug 2011 09:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Panama back on the rise]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Panama lead the pack in CONCACAF's Round Two Group C, with Nicaragua and Dominica hopeful of staging an upset in the race towards a place at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

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Wed, 03 Aug 2011 08:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Building for tomorrow in Belize and Nicaragua]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=1418832/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Moving on from El Salvador, the FIFA President continued his Central American tour with stop-offs in Belize and Nicaragua, where he visited more facilities funded by the Goal Project.

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Thu, 14 Apr 2011 23:10:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA receives thanks from Nicaragua]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=1266841/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter met with Nicaragua Football Association President Julio Rocha Lopez at Soccer City in Johannesburg on Friday.

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Sat, 03 Jul 2010 09:29:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[Team of the Year Spain stay top]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=1149071/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=European champions Spain take the title of 'Team of the Year', hanging on to top spot in the FIFA/Coca World Ranking as 2009 grinds to a halt.

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Wed, 16 Dec 2009 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[Mexico seal top spot]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Mexico secured top spot in Group C of the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup and will be followed into the quarter-finals by both Guadeloupe and Panama.

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Mon, 13 Jul 2009 03:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Mexico held as Gwada Boys roll]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Guadeloupe have reached the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarter-finals while Mexico still need a point in their final match after being held by Panama.

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Fri, 10 Jul 2009 06:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Mexico, Guadeloupe open well]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Mexico have started well at the CONCACAF Gold Cup with a win over Nicaragua while Guadeloupe edged Central American champions Panama.

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Mon, 06 Jul 2009 03:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[USA go for Gold again]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 02 Jul 2009 17:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Changing of the guard]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 05 Jun 2009 18:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[New heights for UNCAF minnows]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 19 Feb 2009 15:38:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Panamania hits Central America]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 02 Feb 2009 04:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Users tip Costa Rica and Honduras]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/100/492/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= Last week we asked FIFA.com's users to pick their contenders for the UNCAF Cup. Costa Rica and Honduras emerged as the standout candidates.

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Mon, 26 Jan 2009 08:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Who will rule Central America? ]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/999/986/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 20 Jan 2009 10:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Marathon, Islanders set pace]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/890/571/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=
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Fri, 26 Sep 2008 14:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Surprises aplenty in New World ]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/864/978/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 29 Aug 2008 09:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Canada reclaim CONCACAF crown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Canada, USA and Mexico will be the CONCACAF Zone's representatives at Chile 2008. FIFA.com looks back at the regional qualifying tournament.

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Mon, 30 Jun 2008 10:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's WC Chile 2008
<![CDATA[New World nine move on]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Mar 2008 21:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[The Antilles get serious]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 25 Mar 2008 09:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[All to play for in CONCACAF]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/worldcup/southafrica2010/news/newsid=720022/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=It's all-or-nothing time in the New World. Eleven minnows will move on this week while 11 others dry their eyes and look to Brazil 2014.

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Mon, 24 Mar 2008 20:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Who is CONCACAF's best?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/706/745/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 08 Mar 2008 16:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Who is the world's best coach?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/702/493/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 01 Mar 2008 00:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Mixed bag for New World minnows]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 07 Feb 2008 04:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Minnows on their marks ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=With South Africa 2010 way off on the horizon, the underdogs from Central America and the Caribbean are taking their first steps.

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Mon, 04 Feb 2008 18:19:30 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[What is the most exciting league?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/682/680/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Planet football is home to a number of captivating national championships. But which, do you feel, is the most most exciting league in the world?

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Sun, 03 Feb 2008 09:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Have Your Say
<![CDATA[Nicaragua leave nothing to chance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 25 Jan 2008 15:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[New World fixtures firmed]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Jan 2008 16:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[CONCACAF groups take shape]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Dec 2007 17:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Bradley (USA): A very hard test]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bob Bradley: "It's fair to say that CONCACAF teams are improving across the board and we'll have some very tough tests"

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Sun, 25 Nov 2007 19:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[New World ready to roll]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/preliminaries/nccamerica/standings/group=250441/analysis.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The competition is bound to be fierce when action gets underway in the North, Central American and Caribbean Zone in early 2008.

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Sun, 25 Nov 2007 18:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[CONCACAF pair move a step closer]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u17womensworldcup/newzealand2008/news/newsid=558789/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Costa Rica and El Salvador moved a step closer to stamping their passports to New Zealand by reaching the 2008 CONCACAF Women's U-17 Final Round.


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Wed, 25 Jul 2007 11:46:23 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup New Zealand 2008
<![CDATA[CONCACAF's new generation]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/544/938/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 04 Jul 2007 08:30:10 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Football for Hope: FIFA, CONMEBOL and CONCACAF team up with IDB to build opportunities for children and young people through sport]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/socialresponsibility/news/newsid=128334/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 May 2007 19:00:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Football for HopeKind=Release<![CDATA[New crop fuels <i>El Tri</i> dreams]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 02 Apr 2007 20:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Korea 2007<![CDATA[Warner re-elected as CONCACAF president]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=113384/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 15 Mar 2007 17:26:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[End of CONCACAF/CONMEBOL agreement]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/112/815/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 06 Mar 2007 22:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[CONCACAF teams learn Gold Cup fate]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/112/802/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 06 Mar 2007 19:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Mixed bag for MLS sides]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2007/news/newsid=112211/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 25 Feb 2007 18:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007