<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 30 May 2014 20:25:00 GMTFri, 30 May 2014 20:26:17 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Hybrid FIFA course furthers Futsal, Beach Soccer in Tonga]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/technicalsupport/futsal/news/newsid=2346615/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 30 May 2014 20:25:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FutsalKind=News<![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[The fairytale of Pago Pago]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=the-fairytale-of-pago-pago-2320454.htmlAmerican Samoa went from suffering a 31-0 loss to posting one of international football’s all-time biggest upsets in the space of ten years. Now their story has been turned into a film.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone
<![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[Six of the best on the road to Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=six-the-best-the-road-brazil-2237920.htmlFIFA.com takes a look back at some of the more remarkable matches from Brazil 2014 qualifying. ]]>Tue, 03 Dec 2013 09:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![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[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[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[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[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[Cook Islands keep hopes alive amid late drama]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=1995722/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 26 Jan 2013 07:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![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[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[Auckland continue to reign in Oceania]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2012/news/newsid=1631695/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reports.]]>Tue, 15 May 2012 09:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2012<![CDATA[Battling Kiwis defy Oceania challengers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 27 Mar 2012 09:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[London calling in Oceania]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 15 Mar 2012 09:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men<![CDATA[PNG's London hopes survive Pacific test]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reports on the action.]]>Thu, 08 Mar 2012 10:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Women<![CDATA[Dreams and history made in Oceania]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=dreams-and-history-made-oceania-1548943.htmlMon, 28 Nov 2011 09:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Samoa edge neighbours to secure passage]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=samoa-edge-neighbours-secure-passage-1548542.htmlSun, 27 Nov 2011 07:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Samoa draw sets up decisive final contest]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=samoa-draw-sets-decisive-final-contest-1547815.htmlFri, 25 Nov 2011 08:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[American Samoa break new ground]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=american-samoa-break-new-ground-1546767.htmlWed, 23 Nov 2011 06:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Oceania quartet commence long road]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=oceania-quartet-commence-long-road-1546159.htmlTue, 22 Nov 2011 11:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Committed Tonga’s fresh approach ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=committed-tonga-fresh-approach-1544604.htmlFri, 18 Nov 2011 09:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[FIFA’s Performance Seminar a success]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/news/newsid=1542237/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Nov 2011 08:06:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=PerformanceKind=News<![CDATA[Tight margins among Pacific elite]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=New Caledonia emerged triumphant on home soil at this year’s Pacific Games as a number of teams continued their preparations for Brazil 2014 qualifying.

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Tue, 13 Sep 2011 09:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Pitch perfect in Oceania]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/marketing/qualityprogramme/news/newsid=1490652/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Aug 2011 05:51:00 GMTArea=FIFA Quality Prog.Section=FootballsKind=News<![CDATA[Wide open in Oceania's Group A]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=8/news=wide-open-oceania-group-1484642.htmlWed, 03 Aug 2011 09:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[High-flying Kiwis face tough task]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=high-flying-kiwis-face-tough-task-1483249.htmlSat, 30 Jul 2011 22:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Oceania goalkeeper stocks receive a boost]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/education/news/newsid=1450395/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 10 Jun 2011 02:42:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News<![CDATA[Hard work maintains Kiwi stranglehold]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u17worldcup/mexico2011/news/newsid=1367922/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Jan 2011 09:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Mexico 2011<![CDATA[Battlelines drawn in Oceania]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u17worldcup/mexico2011/news/newsid=1360549/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Jan 2011 17:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Mexico 2011<![CDATA[Vicelich, Riley claim Oceania's top honour]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=New Zealand’s Ivan Vicelich and Ali Riley were presented with their OFC Player of the year awards prior to the All Whites international against Honduras in Auckland.

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Mon, 11 Oct 2010 07:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[Dominant Kiwis take their place]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Rosie White scored four times as New Zealand completed a hugely successful qualifying campaign by beating Papua New Guinea 11-0 in the grand final of the OFC Women's Nations Cup.

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Fri, 08 Oct 2010 09:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Germany 2011
<![CDATA[Oceanians eye ticket to Germany]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=New Zealand enter this week’s qualifiers for the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup Germany as favourites to progress on home soil, although their Oceania rivals are set on causing an upset.

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Tue, 28 Sep 2010 16:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Germany 2011
<![CDATA[Long path to South Africa began in Pacific]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The long road to the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa commenced nearly three years ago in the Pacific Island nation of Samoa.

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Tue, 04 May 2010 04:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[PNG's breakthough success]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Papua New Guinea’s Hekari United can now turn their attention to the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2010 after their history-making Oceania club title.

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Mon, 03 May 2010 12:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Kiwis stroll to Oceania crown]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u17womensworldcup/trinidadandtobago2010/news/newsid=1195972/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=New Zealand were crowned inaugural Oceania queens after three emphatic wins booked their ticket to the 2010 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.

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Mon, 19 Apr 2010 12:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Trinidad & Tobago 2010
<![CDATA[New Zealand claim ticket to world stage]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u17womensworldcup/trinidadandtobago2010/news/newsid=1194629/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=New Zealand secured their passage to the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Trinidad & Tobago 2010 after comfortably winning the Oceania qualification zone.

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Fri, 16 Apr 2010 09:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Trinidad & Tobago 2010
<![CDATA[White excels for dominant Kiwis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Inspired by 16-year-old Rosie White, New Zealand cruised to OFC U-20 Women's Championship gold and will now head to Germany 2010 in high spirits.

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Tue, 26 Jan 2010 08:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Germany 2010
<![CDATA[New Zealand reach Germany 2010]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=An 11-0 win over Tonga concluded a successful OFC U-20 Women’s Championship for the Kiwis, who qualify for the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.

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Mon, 25 Jan 2010 08:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Germany 2010
<![CDATA[Oceanian football thinking big]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/news/newsid=1146692/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=New Zealand’s success in qualifying for South Africa, their first finals since 1982, has provided a welcome fillip to the whole of Oceanian football.

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Thu, 10 Dec 2009 08:59:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Technical SupportKind=News
<![CDATA[Oceania FIFA World Cup qualifying review]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Global qualifying for South Africa 2010 commenced in the Oceania zone in mid-2007 and culminated over two years later as New Zealand qualified.

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Wed, 18 Nov 2009 10:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Cahill dedicates goal to tsunami victims]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Everton and Australia midfielder Tim Cahill dedicated his UEFA Europa League match-winning goal to victims of this week's tsunami in the Pacific.

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Thu, 01 Oct 2009 23:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[OFC and Australia enter Pacific partnership]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=1094553/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Aug 2009 09:50:00 GMTArea=AF - FederationSection=ConfederationsKind=News<![CDATA[Smeltz and White claim Oceania honour]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 29 Apr 2009 07:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Titans clash in O-League opener]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/930/821/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 01 Nov 2008 09:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Kiwis and Solomons head for Olympic showdown]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/mensolympic/beijing2008/news/newsid=705009/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=New Zealand and the Solomon Islands are set for a showdown to decide Oceania's football spot at the Beijing Olympics.

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Wed, 05 Mar 2008 14:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Beijing 2008