<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 17 Jun 2015 08:23:00 GMTWed, 17 Jun 2015 08:23:59 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[Playing for blood in St. Kitts]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=playing-for-blood-in-st-kitts-2590922.html FIFA.com talks to St. Kitts and Nevis' most famous footballing son, Atiba Harris, about the Sugar Boyz'  World Cup qualifying campaign so far and the difference between playing for blood and money.]]>Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Seven in, seven out in CONCACAF]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recaps the first round of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia from the CONCACAF zone. ]]>Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Barbados, St Kitts first to advance]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=barbados-st-kitts-first-to-advance-2579277.htmlFri, 27 Mar 2015 01:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[CONCACAF minnows start up-stream]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=concacaf-minnows-start-up-stream-2567751.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at the first round of action in the CONCACAF zone on the road to Russia 2018.]]>Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![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[Aussies go ninth, Swiss reach personal best]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=6/news=aussies-go-ninth-swiss-reach-personal-best-2377051.htmlFri, 20 Jun 2014 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA, CONCACAF team up in Cayman Islands]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=10/news=fifa-concacaf-team-cayman-islands-2208485.htmlWed, 30 Oct 2013 09:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President to open development seminar in Cayman Islands]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2013/m=10/news=fifa-president-open-development-seminar-cayman-islands-2197988.htmlFIFA President Joseph S. Blatter, FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke and CONCACAF President and FIFA Vice-President Jeffrey Webb will open a five-day FIFA seminar in Grand Cayman on Monday 21 October.

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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 09:59:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[July's Live Your Goals activities]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=8/news=july-live-your-goals-activities-2146277.htmlFIFA.com looks back on the initiative’s latest activities in July.]]>Thu, 01 Aug 2013 13:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=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[Argentina climb third, Italy and Russia rise]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2012/m=11/news=argentina-climb-third-italy-and-russia-rise-1847063.htmlWed, 07 Nov 2012 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[St. Kitts and Nevis embracing feminine future]]>/development/news/y=2012/m=8/news=kitts-and-nevis-embracing-feminine-future-1679773.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2012 16:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[CONCACAF quartet reach Thailand 2012]]>http://www.fifa.com/futsalworldcup/news/newsid=1660170/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 05 Jul 2012 05:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Tiny St Kitts growing in stature]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2012/m=3/news=tiny-kitts-growing-stature-1603925.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at Caribbean side St. Kitts and Nevis, who are rising up the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking following some historic results over the past year.]]>Thu, 22 Mar 2012 08:02:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[CFU appoint Normalisation Committee]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2011/m=12/news=cfu-appoint-normalisation-committee-1561201.htmlAfter two days of meetings at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, the Caribbean Football Union have appointed a new Normalisation Committee, entrusted with forming a new Executive Committee in 2012.

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Thu, 22 Dec 2011 10:14:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[Canada coach demands improvement]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=canada-coach-demands-improvement-1542522.htmlStephen Hart has called for his Canada side to show their quality against St Kitts and Nevis having produced a drab, if satisfactory, draw against them which saw them through to the next round of qualifying.

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Mon, 14 Nov 2011 17:08:00 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[Cities confirmed for CONCACAF qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/mensolympic/london2012/news/newsid=1540795/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Men's Olympic football qualifying in the CONCACAF region will take place between 22 March and 2 April in the USA cities of Nashville, Kansas City and Los Angeles.

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Thu, 10 Nov 2011 18:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men
<![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[Pfister looks to move beyond defeat]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=10/news=pfister-looks-move-beyond-defeat-1524616.htmlOtto Pfister has said no one will be hitting "the panic button" after Trinidad and Tobago's surprise 2-1 defeat to Bermuda, leaving them with a challenge to qualify from 2012 FIFA World Cup qualifying Group B.

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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 15:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Countdown to FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup]]>/development/news/y=2011/m=8/news=countdown-fifa-beach-soccer-world-cup-1485243.htmlVarious beach soccer events and tournaments have been taking place over the past few months as the build-up to September's FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Ravenna/Italy 2011 gathers pace. 

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Tue, 02 Aug 2011 08:53:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=News
<![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[Have boots, will travel]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at the remarkable career story of Keith Gumbs, the globetrotting St. Kitts and Nevis star who, at 38, is still eager to continue his football adventure.

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Wed, 22 Sep 2010 10:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![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 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[Fresh belief in Belize]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=703335/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 04 Mar 2008 09:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![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[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[Minnows on their marks ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=2/news=minnows-their-marks-684327.htmlWith South Africa 2010 way off on the horizon, the underdogs from Central America and the Caribbean are taking their first steps.

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Mon, 04 Feb 2008 18:19:30 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Kitts' Harris rough and ready]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=1/news=kitts-harris-rough-and-ready-675766.htmlTue, 22 Jan 2008 00:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[New World fixtures firmed]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=1/news=new-world-fixtures-firmed-670749.htmlFri, 11 Jan 2008 16:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[CONCACAF groups take shape]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Dec 2007 17:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Bradley (USA): A very hard test]]>/worldcup/news/y=2007/m=11/news=bradley-usa-very-hard-test-636471.htmlBob Bradley: "It's fair to say that CONCACAF teams are improving across the board and we'll have some very tough tests"

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Sun, 25 Nov 2007 19:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[New World ready to roll]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/preliminaries/nccamerica/standings/group=250441/analysis.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The competition is bound to be fierce when action gets underway in the North, Central American and Caribbean Zone in early 2008.

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Sun, 25 Nov 2007 18:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Stories aplenty from CONCACAF ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=643961/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 24 Nov 2007 12:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[CONCACAF's new generation]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/544/938/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 04 Jul 2007 08:30:10 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Football for Hope: FIFA, CONMEBOL and CONCACAF team up with IDB to build opportunities for children and young people through sport]]>/sustainability/news/y=2007/m=5/news=football-for-hope-fifa-conmebol-and-concacaf-team-with-idb-build-oppor-128334.htmlFri, 11 May 2007 19:00:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Football for HopeKind=Release<![CDATA[New crop fuels <i>El Tri</i> dreams]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 02 Apr 2007 20:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Korea 2007<![CDATA[Warner re-elected as CONCACAF president]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2007/m=3/news=warner-elected-concacaf-president-113384.htmlThu, 15 Mar 2007 17:26:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[End of CONCACAF/CONMEBOL agreement]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/112/815/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 06 Mar 2007 22:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News