<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 29 Sep 2014 05:09:00 GMTMon, 29 Sep 2014 16:48:46 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Former Asian finalists out to attack]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews this week’s AFC Champions League semi-final action where Al Hilal has one foot in the decider, while Western Sydney Wanderers boast a narrow advantage over FC Seoul.]]>Mon, 29 Sep 2014 05:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[UAE youth football on the rise]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/technicalsupport/grassroots/news/newsid=2444274/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The United Arab Emirates Football Association in collaboration with FIFA organised an age groups football festival across Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah and Dubai, meeting one of the strategic targets of the association.

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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 22:07:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GrassrootKind=News
<![CDATA[Iraq, UAE advance at Asian Games]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/244/439/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Al Hilal on the verge, Wanderers gain upper hand]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the AFC Champions League semi-final, first legs.]]>Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Al Hilal put one foot in continental decider]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Final beckons for quartet]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the AFC Champions League semi-finals with two continental heavyweights matching up in the west, while in the east erratic FC Seoul tackle spirited debutants Western Sydney Wanderers.]]>Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Four remain as Guangzhou reign ends]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the AFC Champions League with high-flying holders Guangzhou Evergrande undone by new boys Western Sydney, UAE’s Al Ain continuing to impress, while Al Hilal and FC Seoul remain on course for a breakthrough crown.]]>Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Gyan sends Al Ain into semis, Al Hilal through ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Al Ain advanced to the semi-finals of the AFC Champions League with a 5-1 aggregate victory over Saudi Arabian side Al Ittihad, led by Asamoah Gyan in their 3-1 win on Tuesday, while Al Hilal survived a scare to sneak past Al Sadd 1-0 on aggregate.

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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Continental elite on the precipice]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews this week’s AFC Champions League action with big guns Guangzhou Evergrande and Al Ittihad having little margin for error as they jostle for passage to the semi-finals.]]>Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Last eight ties poised on a knife-edge]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews this week’s AFC Champions League quarter-final action with all four ties remaining in the balance after a tense matchday.]]>Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Al Ain, Al Hilal strike first in quarter-finals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Al Ain beat Saudi Arabia side Al Ittihad 2-0 in the United Arab Emirates to take a first leg advantage in the AFC Champions League quarter-finals, while Salman al-Faraj scored for Al Hilal in the 70th minute to beat Al Sadd 1-0.

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Al-Koroni aiming to restore Al Ittihad glory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Al Ittihad coach Khalid Al-Koroni spoke to FIFA.com ahead of the Saudi Arabian club's 2014 AFC Champions League quarter-final clash with United Arab Emirates' Al Ain and admitted there are no favourites, though he is hopefully to reach the final yet again.

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Former Asian kings eye last-four passage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the resumption of hostilities in the AFC Champions League with six former continental winners lining-up in the quarter-final stage.]]>Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Sampdoria ship Garcia to Dubai]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Brazil midfielder Renan Garcia has moved to Dubai club Al Nasr from Italian Serie A side Sampdoria for an undisclosed fee on Monday.

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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Aussies line up Belgium, UAE, Qatar matches]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/240/590/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Jul 2014 04:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Brosque exits Al Ain to rejoin Sydney FC]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Jun 2014 23:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Former champs storm through in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 15 May 2014 02:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Guangzhou, Pohang cruise into last eight]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Guangzhou Evergrande remained on course to defend their AFC Champions League title as they reached the quarter-finals with a 5-2 aggregate win over Cerezo Osaka, while Pohang, Al Ain and Al Ittihad all progressed.

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Tue, 13 May 2014 20:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Last-eight showdowns loom in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com preview’s this week’s AFC Champions League action with holders Guangzhou Evergrande as well as Pohang Steelers, Al Ittihad and Al Ain all well placed to claim four of the eight quarter-final tickets up for grabs.]]>Mon, 12 May 2014 03:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[High interest in hosting FIFA competitions]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2336227/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 09 May 2014 14:57:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[Old champions rise in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews all the action from around the AFC Champions League Round of 16, where four of the five former Asian champions still in the competition won their first leg matches.]]>Wed, 07 May 2014 21:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi launches first FIFA/CIES Programme ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/education/news/newsid=2335064/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 07 May 2014 13:34:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News<![CDATA[Guangzhou hit title form, Pohang win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 06 May 2014 12:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Compatriots shape up for last-16 showdowns]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the opening of the knockout stage in the AFC Champions League with the round marked by three domestic derbies for teams from Korea Republic, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.]]>Mon, 05 May 2014 07:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Asian giants scrape through to last 16]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The final matchday of the AFC Champions League group stage was highlighted by hard-fought victories for some of the competition's traditional powerhouses, including Jeonbuk Motors and Al Sadd, along with holders Guangzhou Evergrande all advancing.

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Elkeson puts Evergrande through, Wanderers win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Make-or-break for Asian heavyweights]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the final group-stage matchday in the AFC Champions League with much still to be decided, and a host of big name clubs - led by holders Guangzhou Evergrande - facing a tense scrap for qualification.

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Sextet book progression in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Asian Cup to be expanded to 24 teams]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/231/992/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Last 16 beckons in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the penultimate group-stage action in the AFC Champions League with a host of former champions, led by holders Guangzhou Evergrande, aiming to secure early progression.]]>Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Al Ahli crowned UAE kings]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Arabian Gulf League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Goals and surprises galore in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Apr 2014 01:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Ulsan streak ended, Mariners go top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Hosts Australia handed Taeguk test]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/230/395/5/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Mar 2014 09:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Socceroos, Japan hoping to avoid Korea]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=With Korea Republic in Pot 2 of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup draw, hosts Australia and 2011 champions Japan will be keen to avoid Hong Myung-Bo's side during what is expected to be an extravagant ceremony at Sydney's Opera House on Wednesday.

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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 03:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Asian Nations Cup 2015 (TM)
<![CDATA[Chinese, UAE sides take centre stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Supporters of Chinese and United Arab Emirates clubs in the AFC Champions League were delighted on Matchday 3, as sides from both countries remained unbeaten. ​FIFA.com ​reviews the action.

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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 23:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Guangzhou top, Forlan opens Cerezo account]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Leaders eye back-to-back wins ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Jeonbuk Motors' visit to Guangzhou Evergrande highlights the 2014 AFC Champions League Matchday 3 match-ups set to take place midweek as other sides look to gain further control of their group. FIFA.com previews the action.

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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 05:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Favourites rally to rekindle hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the results in detail.]]>Thu, 13 Mar 2014 01:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Diamanti rescues point, first win for Wanderers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Familiar foes reunited in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the midweek 2014 AFC Champions League action that promises several mouthwatering match-ups between historic rivals, including Al Ain's visit to Al Ittihad and Buriram United taking on Pohang United.

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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 03:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Drama as Iraq, China earn passage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wraps up a dramatic final day of qualifying for the AFC Asian Cup as Iraq and China PR sealed progression in vastly contrasting fashion, while Lebanese hopes were dashed by the slimmest of margins.]]>Thu, 06 Mar 2014 07:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Favourites draw first blood]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews all the action from the first matchday. ]]>Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Shandong held, Seoul coast past Mariners]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Old champs aim to begin with a bang ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Feb 2014 08:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Al-Sha'ab, Al-Emirates share six-goal draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Feb 2014 19:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Arabian Gulf League 2013/2014<![CDATA[CIES signs a partnership agreement in Abu Dhabi ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/education/news/newsid=2274266/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Feb 2014 08:08:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News<![CDATA[Bastos reunited with Garcia at Roma]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Brazil international midfielder Michel Bastos has completed a loan transfer to Serie A title-chasers Roma from United Arab Emirates outfit Al-Ain. 

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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 20:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Top 25 unchanged, Egypt climb]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2261545/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 16 Jan 2014 09:06:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA wins Creative Sports Award in Dubai ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/administration/news/newsid=2257471/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 06 Jan 2014 14:39:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News