<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 12 Sep 2014 06:12:00 GMTFri, 12 Sep 2014 06:17:44 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Khalili: Palestine can improve for Asian Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/243/892/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Asian Nations Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Palestine coach Mahmoud resigns]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/243/864/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Sep 2014 04:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=​FIFA.com​ previews the week's upcoming birthdays, including two German FIFA World Cup winners from two different generations, a Costa Rican legend and a former Morocco midfielder all celebrating.]]>Sun, 27 Jul 2014 08:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Palestinian FA President pays courtesy visit to FIFA President]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2407376/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The President of the Palestinian FA and the President of the Palestinian Olympic Committee Jibril M. Rajoub used the occasion of an IOC meeting in Lausanne to make a courtesy visit to FIFA President Blatter on Tuesday.

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:33:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[Executive fully backs Brazil to host a great 2014 FIFA World Cup™]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/bodies/congress/news/newsid=2355983/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 07 Jun 2014 23:31:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Congress 2014<![CDATA[World Cup hosts up to third]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2354349/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 05 Jun 2014 09:01:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Palestine pip Philippines, qualify for first Asian Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 30 May 2014 18:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Asian Nations Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Philippines, Palestine set up decider]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 28 May 2014 04:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President Blatter completes trip to Middle East]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2344971/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 27 May 2014 16:18:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President to visit Jordan, Palestine, Israel]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2343191/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA President Blatter will, on Sunday 25 May 2014, embark on a visit to Jordan, Palestine and Israel, meeting with various dignitaries from the region.

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Fri, 23 May 2014 09:41:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[Mahmoud: Palestine hungry for Challenge Cup success]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke with Palestine coach Jamal Mahmoud about his side's participation in the upcoming AFC Challenge Cup, Palestine's strengths and weaknesses, including some off-field difficulties, and his goal to secure qualification for the 2015 AFC Asian Cup.

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Sat, 17 May 2014 20:46:00 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[Ex-Co backs FIFA’s work to help improve working conditions in Qatar]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/bodies/news/newsid=2301310/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:22:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA Task Force Israel-Palestine confirms progress]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2274406/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=An evaluation session of the FIFA Task Force Israel-Palestine has taken place in Zurich under the chairmanship of FIFA President Blatter.

 

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Mon, 03 Feb 2014 13:08:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[FIFA invests USD 200 million in football development in 2013]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=2247063/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 18 Dec 2013 09:59:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Palestine: Workshop on the FIFA/CIES Programme ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/education/news/newsid=2225396/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Nov 2013 08:32:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News<![CDATA[Trophy touches down in Israel and Palestine]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=trophy-touches-down-israel-and-palestine-2221597.htmlSun, 10 Nov 2013 10:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Trophy Tour Kind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[UAE opens arms to western Asian coaches]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/education/news/newsid=2206785/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 27 Oct 2013 23:41:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News<![CDATA[Executive Committee welcomes progress for Palestine football & launches consultation process on Qatar 2022 dates]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/bodies/news/newsid=2190697/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 04 Oct 2013 15:56:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=Release<![CDATA[Israel and Palestine Football Associations discuss modalities to facilitate the movement of persons and goods]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=2179643/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 23 Sep 2013 13:58:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Israel and Palestine FAs to meet on 23 September]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=2176833/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 19 Sep 2013 14:39:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA to implement first Goal project in Indonesia ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/projects/goalprogramme/news/newsid=2167539/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 04 Sep 2013 18:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=News<![CDATA[Football Associations of Israel and Palestine to sign historical memorandum of understanding]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2166992/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 03 Sep 2013 14:05:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA Task Force Israel-Palestine to hold first meeting on September 3 ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/bodies/news/newsid=2159096/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 29 Aug 2013 14:13:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=News<![CDATA[Many candidates to host the FIFA Congress 2016 and 2017]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/bodies/news/newsid=2138983/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 22 Jul 2013 10:28:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=Release<![CDATA[Jordaan praises President Blatter's Middle East mission]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2135065/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= Danny Jordaan, Chief Executive Officer of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ Organising Committee, has praised FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter on his visit to the Middle East and his mission to improve the state of Palestinian football.

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Thu, 11 Jul 2013 17:20:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA President completes Middle East trip in Israel]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2133927/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 09 Jul 2013 12:18:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President in Palestine]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2133214/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter visited Palestine Sunday, where he was accompanied by FIFA Vice-President HRH Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein and Palestine Football Association (PFA) President Jibril Rajoub.

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Sun, 07 Jul 2013 19:05:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA President to start Middle East trip]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2132275/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 05 Jul 2013 16:30:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[Quartet advance to Asian women's finals]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2105245/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 10 Jun 2013 09:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Asian women begin bid for Canada]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 May 2013 03:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Palestine in line for FIFA development boost]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=2049754/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 27 Mar 2013 08:57:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Asians soar as Colombia go outright sixth]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2029807/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 Mar 2013 09:01:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Zaatara forging success from adversity]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com charts the interesting and varied career of Sweden-born Palestine midfielder Imad Zaarata, with him offering unique insight the secret of his success and the progress Palestinian football is making.]]>Thu, 21 Feb 2013 14:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Familiar trio head up Asian contenders]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 28 Jan 2013 09:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Asian giants face challenge in Doha]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Qatari capital Doha is set to host the AFC qualifiers for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013, as teams hope for one of the three tickets to the event in September. FIFA.com previews the qualifiers.

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Mon, 21 Jan 2013 08:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013
<![CDATA[Syrians reign supreme in West Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at the highlights of the seventh edition of the WAFF Championship, and turns the spotlight on some of the teams that made their mark, most notably Syria who defied the odds to be crowned regional kings.]]>Fri, 21 Dec 2012 08:48:00 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[Attal: Palestinian football has evolved]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his own career, his nation's footballing future and the general development of the beautiful game.]]>Mon, 03 Dec 2012 08:41:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[A month of FIFA development: October 2012]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=1940380/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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<![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[Women's round-up: October 2012]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the past month in the women’s game including a match-up between big guns USA and Germany, drama in UEFA Women’s EURO qualifying, changes among some of the world’s top coaches, plus the latest club news.]]>Thu, 01 Nov 2012 12:46:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA joins in Palestinian commemorations]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=1804699/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 31 Oct 2012 09:59:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Planting roots in Palestine]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/technicalsupport/grassroots/news/newsid=1661459/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 11 Jul 2012 07:51:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GrassrootKind=News<![CDATA[Morocco shock favourites to lift cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/166/116/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The 2012 Arab Nations Cup presented its fair share of surprises, with the most prominent of which being Morocco's run into the final and their thrilling 3-1 win on penalties over Libya.

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Sat, 07 Jul 2012 09:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Two months of FIFA development: April-May 2012]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com provides the highlights, points of note and status of FIFA development programmmes all over the world from April and May 2012.]]>Fri, 15 Jun 2012 09:14:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Alleged illegal detainment of Palestine football players]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=1648346/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 12 Jun 2012 14:31:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Palestinian champions revel in success]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com speaks to the players and coach of Hilal Al-Quds about the Jerusalem outfit's impressive title-winning campaign in the Palestine West Bank League Division A.]]>Wed, 23 May 2012 07:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Hard-won redemption for Korea DPR]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the action from Asia’s second-tier tournament that was also marked by the emergence of Palestine and Philippines.]]>Tue, 20 Mar 2012 04:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President touched by Nepal welcome ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=1597539/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 09 Mar 2012 11:06:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News