<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 06 Sep 2017 11:49:00 GMTThu, 07 Sep 2017 01:13:35 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[All Whites safely navigate arduous Pacific journey]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=all-whites-safely-navigate-arduous-pacific-journey-2907193.htmlFIFA.com reviews two years of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Oceania which commenced in Tonga and concluded with New Zealand setting up an intercontinental play-off against a South American opponent. ]]>Wed, 06 Sep 2017 11:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[New Zealand dominate to maintain perfect record]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=8/news=new-zealand-dominate-to-maintain-perfect-record-2904847.htmlFIFA.com reviews the Oceania qualifiers for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018 as New Zealand maintained their long-standing regional dominance.]]>Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:44:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[New Zealand ease their way to Uruguay 2018]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=8/news=new-zealand-ease-their-way-to-uruguay-2018-2904611.htmlFri, 18 Aug 2017 06:46:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Road to Uruguay 2018 begins in Oceania]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=8/news=road-to-uruguay-2018-begins-in-oceania-2902728.htmlLess than ten months after Korea DPR defeated Japan to win their second FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, qualification is about to commence for the 2018 edition of the tournament, starting with the OFC U-16 Women’s Championship.

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Thu, 03 Aug 2017 07:45:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Rampant Kiwis lead France charge]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=rampant-kiwis-lead-france-charge-2901917.htmlFIFA.com reviews the OFC U-19 Women’s Championship, which brought glory for New Zealand but was overshadowed by the tragic news of Fiji keeper Francine Lockington's death.]]>Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018<![CDATA[PNG, New Zealand headline U-20 Women's World Cup aspirants]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=png-new-zealand-headline-u-20-world-cup-aspirants-2900771.htmlFIFA.com previews the Oceanian qualifiers for the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup where last year's hosts Papua New Guinea are hoping to upset New Zealand and become the first nation to reach France 2018.]]>Mon, 10 Jul 2017 07:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018<![CDATA[Coaches react to India 2017 draw]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=coaches-react-to-india-2017-draw-2900652.htmlFIFA.com caught up with the coaches of Germany, New Caledonia, Mali and hosts India to get their take on their prospective opponents.]]>Fri, 07 Jul 2017 19:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Les Cagous see off Fiji to finish second]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=les-cagous-see-off-fiji-to-finish-second-2894278.htmlLes Cagous.]]>Sun, 11 Jun 2017 09:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Fiji comeback denies New Caledonia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=fiji-comeback-denies-new-caledonia-2893185.htmlWed, 07 Jun 2017 07:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[All to play for in Oceanian finale]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=all-to-play-for-in-oceanian-finale-2893032.htmlTue, 06 Jun 2017 06:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[New Caledonia keeping it in the family]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=new-caledonia-keeping-it-in-the-family-2892304.htmlFri, 02 Jun 2017 11:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Seventh heaven for Auckland City]]>/live-scores/ofcchampionsleague/news/newsid/288/314/0/index.htmlFIFA.com reviews this year's OFC Champions League where Auckland City reached another FIFA Club World Cup after a campaign that was dominant even by their standards.]]>Mon, 08 May 2017 10:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2017 <![CDATA[The breakthrough Bleus in numbers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=the-breakthrough-bleus-in-numbers-2880339.htmlFIFA.com reviews France’s FIFA World Cup conquest in statistics.]]>Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=1998 FIFA World Cup France ™<![CDATA[Kiwis advance, parity for PNG & Tahiti]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=kiwis-advance-parity-for-png-tahiti-2878103.htmlFIFA.com reviews the latest action in Oceania 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying as New Zealand moved a step closer, while Papua New Guinea and Tahiti set up a grand finale.]]>Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Pacific pair bound for India after historic fortnight]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=pacific-pair-bound-for-india-after-historic-fortnight-2868653.htmlFIFA.com reviews a historic edition of the OFC U-17 Championship in which New Zealand and New Caledonia booked passage to India 2017.]]>Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Oceanian contenders eye Auckland's crown]]>/live-scores/ofcchampionsleague/news/newsid/286/843/3/index.htmlFIFA.com previews the OFC Champions League where Team Wellington lead a host of contenders seeking to end Auckland's City's dominance.]]>Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2017 <![CDATA[New Caledonia, New Zealand bound for India]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=new-caledonia-new-zealand-bound-for-india-2867917.htmlWed, 22 Feb 2017 07:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Passage to India on offer in Oceania]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=passage-to-india-on-offer-in-oceania-2866725.htmlFIFA.com previews the OFC U-17 Championship where for the first time two tickets to the global arena are on offer to the eight aspirants.]]>Fri, 10 Feb 2017 06:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Tense finale awaits amid tight competition]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=tense-finale-awaits-amid-tight-competition-2861821.htmlFIFA.com reviews FIFA World Cup qualifying action in Oceania during 2016 and looks ahead to what promises to be a tight race on the road to Russia 2018 amid an ever-increasing level of competition.]]>Fri, 23 Dec 2016 02:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[New Zealand claim edge after opening outings]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=new-zealand-claim-edge-after-opening-outings-2851540.htmlFIFA.com reviews the opening matches in Oceania’s third stage of Russia 2018 qualifying, with New Zealand best placed at this early juncture.]]>Wed, 16 Nov 2016 10:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Kai sees red as Kiwis held in New Caledonia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=kai-sees-red-as-kiwis-held-in-new-caledonia-2850802.htmlTue, 15 Nov 2016 08:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Rojas double ensures perfect start for New Zealand]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=rojas-double-ensures-perfect-start-for-new-zealand-2849506.htmlSat, 12 Nov 2016 04:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Oceanian sextet on the starting blocks]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=oceanian-sextet-on-the-starting-blocks-2847889.htmlFIFA.com previews the third stage of OFC’s 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying with Fiji, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Tahiti the six nations still in contention.]]>Mon, 07 Nov 2016 03:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Historic landmarks highlight Oceanian qualifiers ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=historic-landmarks-highlight-oceanian-qualifiers-2835033.htmlFIFA.com reviews a historic edition of the OFC U-20 Championship as New Zealand and Vanuatu earned progression to the world stage.]]>Mon, 19 Sep 2016 09:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[History-making Vanuatu join New Zealand on world stage]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=history-making-vanuatu-join-new-zealand-on-world-stage-2832810.htmlTue, 13 Sep 2016 06:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Logan’s run though the national team carousel]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=logan-s-run-though-the-national-team-carousel-2829938.htmlThu, 01 Sep 2016 08:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Draw sets out Oceania’s road to Russia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=7/news=draw-sets-out-oceania-s-road-to-russia-2811470.htmlFri, 08 Jul 2016 04:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[New Zealand regain crown amid broadening pyramid]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=new-zealand-regain-crown-amid-broadening-pyramid-2801358.htmlFIFA.com reviews the 2016 OFC Nations Cup won by New Zealand for a record fifth time, but a tournament that will long be remembered as evidence of the increased depth and quality across the Pacific.]]>Mon, 13 Jun 2016 07:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[New Zealand, PNG set up final showdown]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=new-zealand-png-set-up-final-showdown-2800504.htmlWed, 08 Jun 2016 12:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[PNG, New Caledonia complete semi line-up]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=png-new-caledonia-complete-semi-line-up-2800055.htmlSun, 05 Jun 2016 12:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Sardo: New Caledonia’s destiny is in our own hands]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=sardo-new-caledonia-s-destiny-is-in-our-own-hands-2799658.htmlWith a crucial clash with Tahiti on the horizon, New Caledonia's Thierry Sardo has set his sights on reaching the final four of the OFC Nations Cup and push for their first title in over three decades.

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Fri, 03 Jun 2016 09:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Holders deny hosts as Samoa bow out]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=holders-deny-hosts-as-samoa-bow-out-2799207.htmlWed, 01 Jun 2016 12:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Holders get going, hosts hang on]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=holders-get-rolling-hosts-hang-on-2793100.htmlSun, 29 May 2016 12:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Oceanian contenders ready themselves in hunt for glory]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=oceania-contenders-ready-themselves-in-hunt-for-glory-2792660.htmlFIFA.com previews the Oceania Nations Cup where eight nations are chasing a ticket to the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, this in a tournament which doubles as qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.]]>Fri, 27 May 2016 07:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Defiant Auckland City maintain hegemony]]>/live-scores/ofcchampionsleague/news/newsid/278/254/8/index.htmlMon, 25 Apr 2016 07:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Oceanian dozen set for Champions League charge]]>/live-scores/ofcchampionsleague/news/newsid/278/016/5/index.htmlThu, 07 Apr 2016 08:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[High five provides another boost for vibrant Solomons]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=high-five-provides-another-boost-for-vibrant-solomons-2765347.htmlMon, 15 Feb 2016 03:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Perfect five for Kiwis]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=1/news=perfect-five-for-kiwis-2756695.htmlMon, 25 Jan 2016 06:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[A platform for further development in Oceania]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=1/news=a-platform-for-further-development-in-oceania-2756119.htmlOceania’s first FIFA Women’s Football Regional Development Seminar in 2005 was held in Cook Islands, and now ten years on, the same Polynesian nation is hosting another event that will be crucial to furthering the women’s game throughout the region.

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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 09:34:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[New Zealand dominate to reach PNG in style]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=10/news=new-zealand-dominate-to-reach-png-in-style-2710957.htmlMon, 12 Oct 2015 08:44:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Korea DPR climb as USA stay top]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=9/news=korea-dpr-climb-as-usa-stay-top-2695985.htmlFri, 25 Sep 2015 08:57:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw results in full]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-preliminary-draw-results-in-full-2667929.html

FIFA.com rounds up the results from the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which took place at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg on Saturday 25 July.]]>
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Can anyone topple the Kiwis?]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=can-anyone-topple-the-kiwis-2667591.htmlSat, 25 Jul 2015 18:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Kings and queens of the Pacific crowned]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=7/news=kings-and-queens-of-the-pacific-crowned-2666340.htmlMon, 20 Jul 2015 08:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men<![CDATA[PNG into Rio play-off decider]]>/womensolympic/news/y=2015/m=7/news=png-into-rio-play-off-decider-2664153.htmlTue, 14 Jul 2015 07:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Women<![CDATA[Oceanian legacy key to coaching workshop ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=oceanian-legacy-key-to-coaching-workshop-2621311.htmlFIFA.com reports from a regional workshop in Auckland that saw coaches from each of the OFC member associations analyse and learn from the ongoing FIFA U-20 World Cup.]]>Mon, 08 Jun 2015 01:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Auckland on track for title defence as last-four set]]>/live-scores/ofcchampionsleague/news/newsid/259/223/4/index.htmlMon, 20 Apr 2015 07:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Solomon Islands champs complete Oceania line-up]]>/live-scores/ofcchampionsleague/news/newsid/252/319/5/index.htmlThu, 12 Feb 2015 06:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Hard-won success for New Zealand as gap closes]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=hard-won-success-for-new-zealand-as-gap-closes-2512278.htmlWed, 28 Jan 2015 13:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Full set on the starting blocks for Oceania’s Chile charge]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=full-set-on-the-starting-blocks-for-oceania-s-chile-charge-2505145.htmlMon, 12 Jan 2015 09:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015