<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 26 Aug 2015 13:56:00 GMTWed, 26 Aug 2015 13:56:52 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[FIFA Monitoring Committee Israel-Palestine holds first meeting in Zurich ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=8/news=fifa-monitoring-committee-israel-palestine-holds-first-meeting-in-zuri-2673272.htmlWed, 26 Aug 2015 13:56:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[World Cup qualifying: the story so far]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=world-cup-qualifying-the-story-so-far-2660791.htmlWith the Preliminary Draw set to take centre stage this week, we look back at the first steps on the road to Russia 2018, with 76 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches having already been played across Asia and North America.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Guam train continues as Japan, Iran blush]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=guam-train-continues-as-japan-iran-blush-2649326.htmlGuam and the Philippines continued their fairytale starts to Asian Zone qualifying on Matchday 2, while Japan and Iran were held to unforeseen draws and two teams recorded 6-0 wins.

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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 20:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone
<![CDATA[Asian powerhouses eye opening victories ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=monday-asian-powerhouses-eye-opening-victories-2648433.htmlFIFA.com previewing all the action.]]>Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Upsets, thrashings and 11th-hour saviours]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=upsets-thashings-and-11th-hour-saviours-2646383.htmlThu, 11 Jun 2015 22:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Palestinians rise to the occasion]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=6/news=palestinians-rise-to-the-occasion-2645875.htmlThu, 11 Jun 2015 07:42:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Asian minnows face tough opening tasks ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=asian-minnows-face-tough-opening-tasks-2639811.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 07:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[FIFA President Blatter confident after meeting with Netanyahu]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=fifa-president-blatter-confident-after-meeting-with-netanyahu-2606713.htmlTue, 19 May 2015 18:14:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[Israel and Palestine Football Associations meet FIFA President in Zurich]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=israel-palestine-football-associations-meet-fifa-president-in-zurich-2603709.htmlSun, 10 May 2015 11:06:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Home of FifaKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President meets Israel Football Association President in Zurich ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=fifa-president-meets-israel-football-association-president-in-zurich-2602628.htmlWed, 06 May 2015 14:40:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Varied reactions across Asia after Russia 2018 draw]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=varied-reactions-across-asia-over-russia-2018-draw-2590780.htmlFIFA.com looks at the reaction to Tuesday’s FIFA World Cup qualifying draw in Asia, with coaches from across the continent providing their views on the looming campaign.

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone
<![CDATA[Asian draw throws up derbies and drama]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=draw-throws-up-derbies-and-drama-2590319.htmlTue, 14 Apr 2015 10:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[World Cup draw looms large in Asia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=world-cup-draw-looms-large-in-asia-2590022.htmlMon, 13 Apr 2015 06:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[FIFA President Blatter meets PFA President]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=4/news=fifa-president-blatter-meets-pfa-president-2583127.htmlFIFA President Blatter met Palestine Football Association (PFA) President Jibril Rajoub to discuss football in Palestine and in the region.

 


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Tue, 07 Apr 2015 19:59:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[Hopefuls shine through to Asian finals]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=4/news=hopefuls-shine-through-to-asian-finals-2581159.htmlWed, 01 Apr 2015 06:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men<![CDATA[Real Madrid hold West Bank coaching session]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Palestinian clubs prepare to make history]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/252/294/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Bright new stars light up Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at five breakout young stars who made their mark at the recent AFC Asian Cup.]]>Tue, 03 Feb 2015 06:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Asian Cup glitters Down Under]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the sixteenth edition of the AFC Asian Cup and looks at ten key moments of a colourful and successful tournament hosted and won by Australia for the first time.]]>Sun, 01 Feb 2015 22:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Iraq down Palestine, book Iran date]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Holders Japan head for top spot]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Wins, losses but no draws as Asian Cup hits record]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 19 Jan 2015 03:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Wilkins: Aldaradreh can be Jordan's Hurst]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Aldaradreh scores four as Jordan rout Palestine]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 16 Jan 2015 09:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Palestine take pride in milestone achievement]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 13 Jan 2015 08:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Holders Japan cruise against Palestine]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 12 Jan 2015 08:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Holders Japan launch Asian Cup defence]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 11 Jan 2015 21:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Rocky build-up for Palestine's Knights]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/250/400/6/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 08 Jan 2015 03:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Asia's elite set for battle Down Under]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the 16-nation 2015 AFC Asian Cup where continental supremacy and a ticket to the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup go up for grabs.]]>Wed, 07 Jan 2015 22:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[USD $1m pledged for facilities in Gaza]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=1/news=usd-1m-pledged-for-facilities-in-gaza-2503579.htmlTue, 06 Jan 2015 16:45:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=ProjectsKind=News<![CDATA[Palestine's Nu'man thinks big for Asian debut]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Palestine defied all expectations by winning last year's AFC Challenge Cup and are now facing their toughest test at the AFC Asian Cup. FIFA.com spoke with Palestine's joint top-scorer Ashraf Nu'man about their ambitions.

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Sat, 03 Jan 2015 08:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)
<![CDATA[Aguirre backs Japan's old guard for Asian Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Khalili: Palestine can improve for Asian Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/asiancup/news/newsid/243/892/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian 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!]]>/news/y=2014/m=7/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2408254.html​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]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2014/m=7/news=president-of-the-palestinian-fa-pays-courtesy-visit-to-fifa-president-2407376.htmlThe 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™]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2014/m=6/news=executive-fully-backs-brazil-to-host-a-great-2014-fifa-world-cuptm-2355983.htmlSat, 07 Jun 2014 23:31:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Congress 2014<![CDATA[World Cup hosts up to third]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=6/news=world-cup-hosts-up-to-third-2354349.htmlThu, 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=AFC Asian 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]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2014/m=5/news=fifa-president-blatter-completes-trip-to-middle-east-2344971.htmlTue, 27 May 2014 16:18:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President to visit Jordan, Palestine, Israel]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2014/m=5/news=fifa-president-to-visit-jordan-palestine-israel-2343191.htmlFIFA 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]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2014/m=3/news=backs-fifa-work-help-improve-working-conditions-qatar-2301310.htmlFri, 21 Mar 2014 15:22:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA Task Force Israel-Palestine confirms progress]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2014/m=2/news=fifa-task-force-israel-palestine-confirms-progress-2274406.htmlAn 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]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=12/news=fifa-invests-usd-200-million-football-development-2013-2247063.htmlWed, 18 Dec 2013 09:59:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Palestine: Workshop on the FIFA/CIES Programme ]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=11/news=palestine-workshop-the-fifa-cies-programme-2225396.htmlMon, 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]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=10/news=uae-opens-arms-western-asian-coaches-2206785.htmlSun, 27 Oct 2013 23:41:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News