<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 17 Apr 2014 03:44:00 GMTThu, 17 Apr 2014 05:32:32 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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<![CDATA[Quaresma returns to Porto]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After his most recent stint with Al Ahli in the United Arab Emirates, Portuguese international Ricardo Quaresma returned to FC Porto for a second spell after playing there between 2004 and 2008, the club announced Wednesday.

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Wed, 01 Jan 2014 21:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Liga ZON Sagres 2013/2014
<![CDATA[AFC unveils Champions League makeover]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/223/002/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 27 Nov 2013 05:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[UAE, Bahrain, Saudis reach Asian Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 15 Nov 2013 19:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Asian Nations Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Able Ali engineering Emirati rise]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2223545/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= Having overcome the highs and lows offered by football over the past two years, United Arab Emirates are now on a clear upward trajectory thanks in part to the guidance of new coach Mehdi Ali.]]>Thu, 14 Nov 2013 09:49:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Golden Eaglets soar to fourth crown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 09 Nov 2013 18:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Fan Zone draws 80,000 in two weeks]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2217861/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 03 Nov 2013 11:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Who's the brightest star at UAE 2013?]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know who you think is shining brightest at the U-17 finals in UAE. Swede sensation Valmir Berisha's been flying, as have a number of Nigerians and Mexicans - so let the world know your pick.

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Sat, 02 Nov 2013 21:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Act Global provides mini-pitch for FIFA Fan Zone in Abu Dhabi]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/marketing/qualityprogramme/news/newsid=2216091/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA Preferred Producer Act Global provided the mini-pitch for this year’s FIFA U-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates, giving countless visitors the opportunity to play a game of football as part of a World Cup.

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Fri, 01 Nov 2013 15:10:00 GMTArea=FIFA Quality Prog.Section=Football TurfKind=News
<![CDATA[Players learning off the pitch and on]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 01 Nov 2013 04:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Goals, stars and triumphs captured on video]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=You can look back on all the action so far at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in UAE or take a walk through history with some video compilations. Whatever you fancy, you can find on FIFA.com.

 

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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 05:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[UAE opens arms to western Asian coaches]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/education/news/newsid=2206785/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 27 Oct 2013 23:41:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News<![CDATA[Group A: Brazil live up to top billing ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Group winners Brazil showed just why they are one of the favourites at UAE 2013, while Honduras sprang a huge surprise to rewrite the history books.

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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 19:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Five through as knockout axe falls]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 23 Oct 2013 19:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Slovakia set up anxious wait]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 23 Oct 2013 18:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Mixed emotions for UAE’s star sub]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his mixed feelings after the lopsided loss that leaves his team in dire straits.]]>Tue, 22 Oct 2013 11:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Battle for passage heats up]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Groups A and B of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in UAE close out action on Wednesday with a host of nations scrambling to join Brazil and Italy in the knockout stages. Join FIFA.com for a look ahead.

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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 06:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Favourites on course amid late drama ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 20 Oct 2013 20:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Job one done as Brazil humble hosts]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 20 Oct 2013 18:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Kia delivers a fleet of 80 vehicles for UAE 2013]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2223237/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 20 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[UAE's young whites pay surprise visit to FIFA U-17 World Cup Fan Zone]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=UAE’s rising stars took time off from training Saturday to greet fans at the FIFA U-17 World Cup Fan Zone on Abu Dhabi Corniche. 

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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 20:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Second chances beckon]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews Sunday's action from the FIFA U-17 World Cup, where Group and B contenders are back in action and hosts UAE face daunting task up against tournament favourite Brazil.]]>Sat, 19 Oct 2013 12:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Ceremony sets stage for young pearls]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2198610/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The official opening ceremony of the FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013 spoke to the history and culture of the host nation, and its joy and enthusiasm at welcoming the wider world.

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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 20:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Tunisia's Zouaoui back on familiar terrain]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Youssef Zouaoui, technical director for Tunisia's national teams, chats to FIFA.com about the nostalgia of being back in Sharjah and his high hopes for the young Carthage Eagles in UAE. 

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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 19:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[South Americans sound early warning ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look back at a thrilling opening day of the U-17 finals in UAE.]]>Thu, 17 Oct 2013 19:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Honduras bag historic win over hosts]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Oct 2013 18:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[UAE sun rises on young hopefuls ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look ahead at what promises to be an enthralling three weeks of football in UAE, where the best teenage players in the world will match their skills and wiles in a hunt of global glory.

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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 04:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Emirate supporters in line for the cause ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Football fans in the United Arab Emirates are eager to show just what their country has to offer, both on and off the football pitch, as FIFA.com learned in a conversation with one ardent local supporter.

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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 03:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013