<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 20 Jan 2015 11:52:00 GMTTue, 20 Jan 2015 11:52:56 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/projects/news/newsid=2503579/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 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!]]>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]]>/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]]>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]]>/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[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]]>/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[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