<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 31 May 2014 12:57:00 GMTMon, 02 Jun 2014 01:04:52 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[History-makers Fiji clinch U-20 spot ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/newsid=2346847/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reports from the OFC U-20 Championship, which ended in triumph for hosts Fiji, who will represent their continent at next year's FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand.]]>Sat, 31 May 2014 12:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Oceania aspirants eye rare glimpse of world stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 22 May 2014 10:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Island nations edge closer to Auckland benchmark]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 19 May 2014 10:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Last four line up in Oceania]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Oceania contenders on the starting blocks]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the tournament.]]>Sun, 06 Apr 2014 20:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Road to Oceanian glory laid out]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/227/590/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Feb 2014 07:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Tahiti lead Oceania's breakthrough year]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at a historic year for Oceanian football as Tahiti firstly competed at the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013 before welcoming the world by hosting the region’s first FIFA tournament.]]>Tue, 31 Dec 2013 09:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Dvorak: We are building a better future]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Chairman of FIFA Medical and Research Centre (F-MARC) and FIFA’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jiri Dvorak has spoken in New Caledonia about the work FIFA is doing in the Oceania region, touching on the '11 For Health' scheme.]]>Fri, 06 Dec 2013 10:04:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Magic and milestones on Oceania journey]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=magic-and-milestones-oceania-journey-2227009.htmlFIFA.com reviews Oceania's two-year FIFA World Cup™ odyssey which produced numerous historic moments and no little emotion.]]>Thu, 21 Nov 2013 02:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![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[Building for further Oceania sand-based success]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 30 Sep 2013 08:55:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[New World delivers new highs on sand]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews a tournament which Tahiti staged admirably, in which underdogs thrived, individuals dazzled and Russia survived a few scares to emerge victorious.]]>Mon, 30 Sep 2013 08:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Beach Soccer: A constantly developing sport]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com caught up with Henri Emile, Ramon Raya and Madjer, the trio assigned to the Technical Study Group for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup to hear the experts' thoughts on the development of the sport.

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Sat, 28 Sep 2013 12:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013
<![CDATA[Spain trump Tahiti, El Salvador through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Spain defeated the hosts to win Group A, while El Salvador sneaked a narrow win over Solomon Islands to complete the quarter-final line-up at Tahiti 2013.

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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 11:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013
<![CDATA[El Salvador edge Solo from last-eight berth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 24 Sep 2013 05:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Group stage closes with plenty to play for]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=There is plenty up for grabs on the final group matchday at Tahiti 2013, most notably the Solomon Islands meet El Salvador in an effective play-off for qualification.

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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 10:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013
<![CDATA[Vibrant Solomons aim for Oceania double]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 23 Sep 2013 06:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Tahitian delirium as three go through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 22 Sep 2013 11:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Argentina comeback quells dynamic Solo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 22 Sep 2013 06:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Decisive matchday for quartet]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 22 Sep 2013 03:06:22 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Hosts win, Latin giants flex muscles]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back on a day of action that brought success for hosts Tahiti at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup and victories for Argentina, Spain and Solomon Islands.]]>Fri, 20 Sep 2013 10:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Solomons edge Dutch, equal record ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 20 Sep 2013 08:29:57 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Tahiti ready to shine as history beckons]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 18 Sep 2013 21:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Tahiti 2013 in numbers ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com delves into the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup archives to help put the seventh edition of the tournament into context with some eye-catching statistics. ]]>Mon, 16 Sep 2013 14:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[FIFA and OFC define development priorities]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 16 Sep 2013 14:03:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Who will be crowned beach kings?]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 15 Sep 2013 20:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Beach Soccer: a quick guide to the key rules]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com therefore highlights some of its key regulations.]]>Sun, 15 Sep 2013 15:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Solomons enjoying familiar surrounds]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 13 Sep 2013 10:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Beach showdown in paradise]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the seventh edition of the tournament.]]>Thu, 12 Sep 2013 02:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[FIFA dismisses charges against NZF]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=fifa-dismisses-charges-against-nzf-2172441.htmlWed, 11 Sep 2013 14:42:49 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[192 players, one dream]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 11 Sep 2013 11:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Solomons cruise through Oceania waters]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bilikiki with a strong foundation for their fifth appearance at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Tahiti later this month.]]>Tue, 03 Sep 2013 06:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Solomon Islands win through to world stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 02 Sep 2013 05:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Oceania trio hunt final ticket to world stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 30 Aug 2013 06:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[New Caledonia confirmed for Oceania aspirants]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/newsid=2155976/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 22 Aug 2013 05:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[An extraordinary goalkeeper]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a looks at Solomon Islands goalkeeper Paul Huia who boasts a unique record. Discover exactly what by watching our Video of the Week.]]>Thu, 06 Jun 2013 02:38:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News<![CDATA[Familiar kings Auckland do it the hard way]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 May 2013 06:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Development boost for the women’s game in Oceania]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2079572/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 15 May 2013 06:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[New route opens up for Oceania aspirants]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the upcoming OFC Champions League season which boasts a new format as eight clubs, led by reigning champions Auckland City, bid for Oceanian club supremacy.]]>Fri, 29 Mar 2013 05:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Drama and emotion on Oceania’s World Cup path]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=drama-and-emotion-oceania-world-cup-path-2050015.htmlFIFA.com takes a look back at what has been a typically fascinating odyssey for Oceania’s Brazil 2014 aspirants, with Tahiti and American Samoa enjoying breakthrough success, while New Zealand eventually secured top spot.]]>Thu, 28 Mar 2013 07:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Payne double sinks Solomons]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=payne-double-sinks-solomons-2047439.htmlTue, 26 Mar 2013 08:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[All on the line in the Pacific]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=all-the-line-the-pacific-2038868.htmlFIFA.com previews the conclusion to Brazil 2014 qualifying in Oceania headlined by Friday's potentially pivotal meeting between New Zealand and New Caledonia.]]>Thu, 21 Mar 2013 00:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[New look OFC Champions League draw unveiled]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/200/127/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 05 Feb 2013 05:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[New look for Oceania’s elite club competition]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/197/324/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Dec 2012 08:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Brazilian futsal kings reign supreme]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the action from Thailand 2012, where A Seleção clinched the world title for a fifth time after overcoming old foes Spain in the final.]]>Mon, 19 Nov 2012 04:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Vote for your goal of the tournament]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com has selected ten of the best goals from Thailand 2012. Now it’s your turn to vote for the finest finish at the FIFA Futsal World Cup.]]>Sun, 18 Nov 2012 17:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![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[Pride over pain for departing teams]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com gathers reaction from the teams who fell at the first hurdle at Thailand 2012, with every one seemingly ready to accentuate the positive.]]>Sat, 10 Nov 2012 19:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Fairy tale of Solomons' 16-year-old keeper ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com hears from Anthony Talo, the Solomon Islands' 16-year-old second-choice keeper who helped his country make history with a truly amazing goal. ]]>Fri, 09 Nov 2012 16:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Joy for hosts on day of surprises]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the action from the final day of group matches, which brought joy for hosts Thailand as the results conspired to see them through the last 16.]]>Fri, 09 Nov 2012 14:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012