<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 19 Aug 2015 09:45:00 GMTMon, 24 Aug 2015 11:39:41 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[‘FIFA 11 for Health’ launched in Puerto Rico ]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=fifa-11-for-health-launched-in-puerto-rico-2671712.htmlWed, 19 Aug 2015 09:45:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=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[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[Central American four lead the way]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=central-american-four-lead-the-way-2649971.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at the second round of qualifying in CONCACAF on the road to Russia 2018, where El Salvador, Belize, Nicaragua and Guatemala all booked passage.]]>Wed, 17 Jun 2015 08:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[CONCACAF’s road to Russia continues ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=concacaf-s-road-to-russia-continues-2639618.htmlFIFA.com previews this week's second round of Russia 2018 qualifying in the CONCACAF Zone, where El Salvador, Canada and Cuba all take their bows.]]>Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[CONCACAF celebrates Women’s Football Day in style]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=5/news=concacaf-celebrates-women-s-football-day-in-style-2608192.htmlFIFA.com looks back on CONCACAF’s Women’s Football Day and the outstanding events the member associations in the region put on to support the continued development and growth of the game.]]>Mon, 25 May 2015 15:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA 11 for Health launches in the Caribbean]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=fifa-11-for-health-launches-in-the-caribbean-2593942.html Seven countries participated in a two-day pilot FIFA 11 for Health workshop for the Caribbean, which concluded today in Puerto Rico.]]>Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:11:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=Release<![CDATA[Mexico seize Espinho berth, gritty Costa Rica join them]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=mexico-seize-espinho-berth-gritty-costa-rica-join-them-2582740.htmlTue, 07 Apr 2015 10:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Improving beach soccer technique in CONCACAF]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=2/news=improving-beach-soccer-technique-in-concacaf-2534330.htmlWith the support of FIFA, attendees from 16 members associations from CONCACAF met in Miami between 24-28 February for a Workshop on Beach Soccer Technical Preparation.

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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=News
<![CDATA[CONCACAF draw lights 2018 touch paper]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=concacaf-draw-lights-2018-touch-paper-2507377.htmlThe first qualifying matches for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in the CONCACAF region are now known, with some of the smallest competitors in the confederation set to take the pitch in March.

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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 03:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[FIFA and CONCACAF introduce club licensing in the CONCACAF region]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=1/news=fifa-and-concacaf-introduce-club-licensing-in-the-concacaf-region-2507080.htmlThu, 15 Jan 2015 13:27:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Road to Russia begins in Miami]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=road-to-russia-begins-in-miami-2506304.htmlCONCACAF will enter the fray for FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 in March, with a draw in Miami for the region's early qualifying rounds scheduled for Thursday.

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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Success stories help shape future of women’s football]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=11/news=success-stories-help-shape-future-of-women-s-football-2471093.htmlFri, 07 Nov 2014 13:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[CONCACAF’s best to battle in group stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the action by looking at a few of the marquee match-ups and unfamiliar faces taking part in the region’s premier competition.]]>Mon, 04 Aug 2014 21:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Panama, Puerto Rico and Bermuda reaping Performance benefits ]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=8/news=panama-puerto-rico-and-bermuda-reaping-performance-benefits-2149541.htmlFIFA.com looks at the use of PERFORMANCE, FIFA's football management programme, in the CONCACAF region, and the benefits it has yielded.]]>Thu, 08 Aug 2013 11:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=PerformanceKind=News<![CDATA[USA back with a bang as Salvadorans stride]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 May 2013 03:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Mexico, Salvadorans comb the beach for gold]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 07 May 2013 05:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Mexico dominate New World four]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=mexico-dominate-new-world-four-2024240.htmlMon, 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[South Americans shine as new eras begin]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 16 Aug 2012 00:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Bayamon, Puerto Rico’s new power]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/158/099/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com profiles Futbol Club Bayamon, the up-and-coming club heavyweights in Puerto Rico who are giving the more traditional powers a run for their money.]]>Wed, 08 Feb 2012 13:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Caribbean three finish strong]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=caribbean-three-finish-strong-1542681.htmlTue, 15 Nov 2011 03:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Historic night for Antigua, Guyana ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=historic-night-for-antigua-guyana-1541705.htmlSat, 12 Nov 2011 03:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Canada close as Trinidad, Haiti sweat]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=canada-close-trinidad-haiti-sweat-1539757.htmlThe 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 ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=10/news=panama-concacaf-axe-falls-1525940.htmlWed, 12 Oct 2011 05:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[D-Ro leads Canada’s Brazilian dream]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=10/news=leads-canada-brazilian-dream-1524645.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Canada captain and creator Dwayne de Rosario to chat about the Canucks' fine form in qualifying and his hopes of going all the way to Brazil 2014.]]>Tue, 11 Oct 2011 06:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Onus on Canada in Group D]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=8/news=onus-canada-group-1485220.html
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Tue, 02 Aug 2011 01:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Atlante crowned CONCACAF kings]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2009/m=5/news=atlante-crowned-concacaf-kings-1057278.html The Iron Colts came out on top to claim the CONCACAF title and will now represent the zone at the 2009 FIFA Club World Cup in UAE.

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Wed, 13 May 2009 15:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2009
<![CDATA[Puerto Rico's amazing Islanders]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 21 Apr 2009 09:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Mexicans steal the show]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2009/m=4/news=mexicans-steal-the-show-1046865.htmlThu, 09 Apr 2009 09:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2009<![CDATA[Mexicans rule as Islanders dream]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 06 Mar 2009 14:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[CONCACAF minnows strike first]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/103/321/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= The CONCACAF Champions League quarter-final first legs proved a festival of surprises, with Puerto Rican and Canadian sides standing tall.

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Fri, 27 Feb 2009 13:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Giant strides for Islanders]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/935/398/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= There is a footballing revolution currently underway on the Caribbean archipelago of Puerto Rico, spurred on by the Islanders of Bayamon.

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Tue, 04 Nov 2008 09:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Thrills and spills in CONCACAF]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 31 Oct 2008 22:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![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[Honduras through as Ticos stumble]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=6/news=honduras-through-ticos-stumble-802125.htmlSat, 14 Jun 2008 22:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Honduras stroll past Puerto Rico ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=6/news=honduras-stroll-past-puerto-rico-790687.htmlThu, 05 Jun 2008 05:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Honduras wary of island threat]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=6/news=honduras-wary-island-threat-788278.htmlDespite being heavy favourites to beat Puerto Rico, Honduran coach Reinaldo Rueda is expecting a stiff test from the islanders tonight.

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Tue, 03 Jun 2008 14:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[A crossroads in the Caribbean ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=4/news=crossroads-the-caribbean-731286.htmlFri, 04 Apr 2008 10:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[New-look Honduras thinking big]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=4/news=new-look-honduras-thinking-big-730796.htmlIn the wake of wins over Paraguay and Colombia, the Catrachos are hoping to carry their fine form into their opening qualifier with Puerto Rico.]]>Thu, 03 Apr 2008 11:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Dreams inspire Caribbean teams]]>/tournaments/archive/futsalworldcup/brazil2008/news/y=2008/m=4/news=dreams-inspire-caribbean-teams-729642.htmlWed, 02 Apr 2008 11:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Brazil 2008<![CDATA[New World nine move on]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=3/news=new-world-nine-move-722793.htmlWed, 26 Mar 2008 21:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[All to play for in CONCACAF]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=3/news=all-play-for-concacaf-720022.htmlIt'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[What is the best game you've seen?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/703/720/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Be it from international or club level, yesteryear or the modern era, FIFA.com would like to know what is the best match you have ever watched.

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Tue, 04 Mar 2008 17:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=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[Irish eyes on Puerto Rican prize]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2008/m=2/news=irish-eyes-puerto-rican-prize-695775.htmlThu, 21 Feb 2008 15:09:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Mixed bag for New World minnows]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=2/news=mixed-bag-for-new-world-minnows-686523.htmlThu, 07 Feb 2008 04:10:00 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