<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 25 May 2015 15:54:00 GMTThu, 04 Jun 2015 18:38:16 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/newsid=2593970/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=

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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 07 Apr 2015 10:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[The Wright stuff for USA?]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2534249/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The 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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 03 Dec 2014 00:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Last pair take aim at history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=USA, 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[Argentina ease to victory ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=argentina-ease-to-victory-2354801.htmlThu, 05 Jun 2014 03:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[T&T stiker Carter passes away]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Trinidad and Tobago striker Kevon Carter has died of a suspected heart attack at the age of 30, the Caribbean Football Union has announced.

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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 23:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![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[Ferencvaros confirm death of T&T's Adams]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 30 Dec 2013 17:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![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
<![CDATA[The FIFA World Cup™ Trophy jets off in style on the Caribbean leg of its worldwide Tour]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=the-fifa-world-cuptm-trophy-jets-off-style-the-caribbean-leg-its-worldwi-2181380.html After a successful launch e in Rio, with a bird’s eye view of the iconic Maracana, the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola jetted off to start its international tour by visiting Tahiti, Fiji and Vanuatu.

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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 15:17:48 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Trophy Tour Kind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[T&T's Adams 'critical' after heart attack]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Students of the 3rd edition of the FIFA/CIES Programme say goodbye]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=9/news=students-the-3rd-edition-the-fifa-cies-programme-say-goodbye-2179392.htmlStudents of the third edition of the FIFA/CIES Programme organised in cooperation with the University of the West Indies (UWI) completed their studies with a ceremony at the St Augustine campus (Port of Spain) in Trinidad and Tobago.

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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 08:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA to implement first Goal project in Indonesia ]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=9/news=fifa-implement-first-goal-project-indonesia-2167539.htmlWed, 04 Sep 2013 18:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=News<![CDATA[Gold rush kicks into high gear in New World]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The CONCACAF Gold Cup enters the quarter-final stage Saturday, and FIFA.com previews the action as usual suspects USA, Mexico and Costa Rica all remain in the fray, while outside hopefuls are on the lookout for more surprises.

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Fri, 19 Jul 2013 14:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Maurice hoping Haiti can reach last eight]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Haiti striker Jean-Eudes Maurice spoke exclusively with FIFA.com ahead of their crucial Group B decider against El Salvador. 

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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 21:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Honduras advance, Haiti shock]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jorge Claros' saw Honduras to a 1-0 victory over El Salvador, helping his side progress to the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarter-finals. Elsewhere, Haiti pulled off a surprising 2-0 win against Trinidad and Tobago.

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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 04:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Honduras see off Haiti, T&T recover]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 09 Jul 2013 06:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[New-look Mexico, USA chase Gold Cup crown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mexico will aim to make it three titles in a row when they kick off the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup, a tournament featuring a host of new faces and experimental line-ups.

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Sat, 06 Jul 2013 12:15:30 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Big-scoring Romania lead the way]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Jun 2013 02:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=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 juniors continue to dominate]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 20 Apr 2013 08:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Mexico lead U-17 pack in Panama]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 05 Apr 2013 12:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013