<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 10 Feb 2016 09:02:00 GMTWed, 10 Feb 2016 16:45:44 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Eight teams, two tickets in CONCACAF qualifiers]]>/womensolympic/news/y=2016/m=2/news=eight-teams-two-tickets-in-concacaf-qualifiers-2764669.htmlCanada and world champions USA are both wary of their regional rivals as the CONCACAF qualifiers for the Rio 2016 Women's Olympic Football Tournament loom in the United States.

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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Women
<![CDATA[FIFA, CONCACAF organise successful club licensing seminar in Panama]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=1/news=fifa-concacaf-organise-successful-club-licensing-seminar-in-panama-2757381.htmlFri, 29 Jan 2016 09:38:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Leagues & ClubsKind=News<![CDATA[Panama, Haiti claim final Copa America spots]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Panama and Haiti joined USA, Mexico, Costa Rica and Jamaica as CONCACAF’s final two qualifiers for the special centennial edition of the Copa America that will be held in USA in June.

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Sat, 09 Jan 2016 15:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Mexico out in front on CONCACAF road]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=mexico-out-front-on-concacaf-road-2747598.htmlFIFA.com wraps up the action on the road to Russia 2018 from CONCACAF in 2015, a year in which Mexico reasserted their dominance and USA lost their way.

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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 15:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[USA triumph as Canada, Mexico also advance]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=12/news=usa-triumph-as-canada-mexico-also-advance-2745107.htmlFree-scoring USA won their fourth successive CONCACAF U-20 Women's Championship, while Canada and Mexico also booked tickets to next year's world finals.

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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Plenty to play for in competitive CONCACAF]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=12/news=plenty-to-play-for-in-competitive-concacaf-2741579.htmlWed, 02 Dec 2015 06:59:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Mexico, Ticos a cut above the CONCACAF pack]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=mexico-ticos-a-cut-above-the-concacaf-pack-2733568.html FIFA.com runs down all the action from CONCACAF qualifying on Tuesday night, where Mexico and Costa Rica both won to keep their records perfect. ]]>Wed, 18 Nov 2015 04:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[No place like home for T&T’s Cyrus]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=no-place-like-home-for-t-t-s-cyrus-2733072.htmlFIFA.com talks to young Trinidad and Tobago defender Deneil Cyrus about the big date with USA, his time playing in Hanoi, and how he found a home among the Soca Warriors.

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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 16:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Mexico, USA eye more of the same]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=mexico-usa-eye-more-of-the-same-2732967.htmlMon, 16 Nov 2015 15:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Strong start for CONCACAF giants]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=strong-start-for-concacaf-giants-2732825.htmlMexico and USA started strong in CONCACAF qualifying for Russia 2018, while Canada, Panama and Costa Rica also picked up wins.

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Sat, 14 Nov 2015 05:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[CONCACAF’s elite enter the fray]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=concacaf-s-elite-enter-the-fray-2732099.html Mexico, Costa Rica, Honduras and a struggling USA all join in on CONCACAF qualifying for Russia 2018 on Friday. FIFA.com takes a closer look at the action ahead. ]]>Thu, 12 Nov 2015 05:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA['The shot' ends 40 years of hurt]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=6/news=the-shot-ends-years-hurt-787359.html USA needed a hero in Port of Spain in 1989. They found one in Paul Caligiuri, whose goal earned them a long-awaited return to the world finals.

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Thu, 10 Sep 2015 08:40:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=Qualifiers MatchesKind=NewsTournament=1990 FIFA World Cup Italy ™
<![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[Routes to Russia 2018 revealed at Preliminary Draw ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=routes-to-russia-2018-revealed-at-preliminary-draw-2667588.htmlSat, 25 Jul 2015 19:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[CONCACAF hopefuls learn their fate]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=concacaf-hopefuls-learn-their-fate-2667907.htmlFIFA.com assesses the road ahead for the region’s hopefuls. ]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Jones sparks spirit of 2006]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com on the the spirit of the team, defying the cynics and eyeing the final four.]]>Sat, 18 Jul 2015 12:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015<![CDATA[Hunt on for CONCACAF crown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 06 Jul 2015 13:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015<![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[Where stars are born]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=where-stars-are-born-2593970.html

The FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016 will represent the chance for youngsters to make a name for themselves and get noticed. FIFA.com looks back through the short history of the tournament and recalls some of the great players who have graced it.

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Tue, 12 May 2015 21:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![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[The Wright stuff for USA?]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=the-wright-stuff-for-usa-2534249.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at USA phenom Haji Wright, getting set to take on CONCACAF's best in Honduras with a place at the U-17 World Cup on the line. ]]>Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 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[CONCACAF contenders' sights on New Zealand]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=concacaf-contenders-sights-on-new-zealand-2504176.htmlFIFA.com previews the battle regional supremacy at the CONCACAF U-20 Championship in Jamaica, with four precious spots at the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 up for grabs.]]>Fri, 09 Jan 2015 13:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Jumping Jamaicans dare to dream again]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=12/news=jumping-jamaicans-dare-to-dream-again-2491093.htmlFIFA.com profiles the progress been made by Winfried Schafer’s Jamaica, whose reward has been a 42-place rise on the global ladder.]]>Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:40:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[History for Ecuador, anguish for T&T]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=history-for-ecuador-anguish-for-t-t-2487458.htmlWed, 03 Dec 2014 00:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Last pair take aim at history]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=last-pair-take-aim-at-history-2485317.htmlFIFA.com previews the final 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifier as Trinidad & Tobago tackle Ecuador with both teams seeking to create a landmark achievement.]]>Mon, 01 Dec 2014 10:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2014/m=11/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2475131.htmlSun, 16 Nov 2014 08:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Sun shining on T&T once more]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=11/news=sun-shining-on-t-t-once-more-2474208.htmlDutch tactician Leo Beenhakker was the man who took Trindad and Tobago to Germany 2006 and under his stewardship there are signs that they might be making their FIFA World Cup return at Russia.

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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:02:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News
<![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[Women’s round-up: October 2014]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=10/news=women-s-round-up-october-2014-2464032.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the action in the world of women's football, with several sides booking their tickets to the FIFA Women's World Cup, Liverpool holding onto their FA Women's Super League title and the FIFA Ballon d'Or shorlists being announced.]]>Sat, 01 Nov 2014 12:17:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[USA reign supreme as trio qualify for Canada]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=usa-reign-supreme-as-trio-qualify-for-canada-2462351.htmlUSA, Costa Rica and Mexico took first, second and third respectively at the CONCACAF Women’s Championship 2014 to qualify for Canada 2015, while Trinidad and Tobago finished fourth to set-up an intercontinental play-off with Ecuador.

 

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[CONCACAF octet aim for world stage]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=concacaf-octet-aim-for-world-stage-2456434.htmlTue, 14 Oct 2014 02:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[FIFA/CIES graduation ceremony in Trinidad and Tobago]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=10/news=fifa-cies-graduation-ceremony-in-trinidad-and-tobago-2452680.htmlFri, 03 Oct 2014 08:11:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News<![CDATA[Germany and France catching up]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=9/news=germany-and-france-catching-up-2441621.htmlThere are no changes at the very top of the latest edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking, but Germany have cut the USA's lead to a mere six points, while all ten CONMEBOL teams are ranked. 

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: August 2014]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=9/news=women-s-round-up-august-2014-2433645.htmlFIFA.com reviews August in women’s football with Germany regaining their FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup crown, qualifiers for Canada 2015 continuing apace, a new champion Stateside and big-name players on the move.]]>Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Reinvigorated Soca Princesses eye Canada prize]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=8/news=reinvigorated-soca-princesses-eye-canada-prize-2421188.htmlThu, 14 Aug 2014 18:41:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Kia surprises Crown Trace dreamers]]>http://www.fifa.com/theclub/news/newsid=2399942/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Nicholas Griffith is harnessing the power of football to make a difference in his community. FIFA.com interviewed the Power of Football contest winner. 

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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:45:00 GMTArea=The ClubSection=The ClubKind=News
<![CDATA[Dwight Yorke supports Anti-Discrimination Days]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=dwight-yorke-supports-anti-discrimination-days-2398366.htmlOn 4 and 5 July the football community will celebrate the 13th annual Anti-Discrimination Day, and former Trinidad-and-Tobago captain Dwight Yorke spoke with FIFA.com about eradicating discrimination through football. 

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Thu, 03 Jul 2014 18:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[USA take title, Ticas through in thriller ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=usa-take-title-ticas-through-thriller-2263159.htmlMon, 20 Jan 2014 09:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Mexico and USA seal Canada 2014 places]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=mexico-and-usa-seal-canada-2014-places-2262549.htmlFri, 17 Jan 2014 23:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Finishing line nears for Canada 2014 hopefuls]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=finishing-line-nears-for-canada-2014-hopefuls-2257762.htmlTue, 07 Jan 2014 08:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2013/m=11/news=happy-birthday-you-2217385.htmlIn our weekly round-up of birthdays across the footballing world, we take in a couple of Manchester United legends, a French goalscoring hero and a German finding his way at Stamford Bridge.

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Sun, 03 Nov 2013 09:53:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Facebook fans grill Yorke]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=facebook-fans-grill-yorke-2216173.htmlWhile on the Caribbean leg of the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour, FIFA ambassador Dwight Yorke took some time out to answer a few questions from fans posted on the tour’s official Facebook page.

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Fri, 01 Nov 2013 16:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Trophy Tour Kind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![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[A history of qualifying shocks]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=history-qualifying-shocks-2207766.htmlFIFA.com looks back at some of the most surprising qualifying scorelines in FIFA World Cup™ history.]]>Tue, 29 Oct 2013 00:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[FIFA President opens FIFA Development Seminar in CONCACAF]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2013/m=10/news=fifa-president-opens-fifa-development-seminar-concacaf-2201764.htmlFIFA President Joseph S. Blatter, CONCACAF President and FIFA Vice-President Jeffrey Webb and FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke today kicked-off a four-day FIFA Development Seminar in Grand Cayman.

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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 17:16:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=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