<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 21 Apr 2014 08:19:00 GMTMon, 21 Apr 2014 15:05:17 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[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[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[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[Rivaldo announces retirement]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Former Barcelona and Brazil playmaker Rivaldo, who played in two FIFA World Cups, has announced his retirement at the age of 41.

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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 16:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![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[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[Portuguese, Swiss rise amid African change]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2277787/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Feb 2014 09:19:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President concludes visit to Russia]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2265568/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA President Blatter today concluded a three-day visit to St Petersburg on which he opened the XXII Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Cup and held meetings with the 14 participating member associations.

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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 08:29:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA President to open XXII CIS Cup ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2264868/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:00:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![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[Quartet prevail amid Asian excitement]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=quartet-prevail-amid-asian-excitement-2219337.htmlFIFA.com reviews the Asian Zone qualifiers for Brazil 2014, which ended with Australia, Iran, Japan, Korea Republic marching onwards to represent the continent.]]>Thu, 21 Nov 2013 13:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Five reach Asian finals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Uzbekistan, Qatar, Oman, Iran and Kuwait stormed into the 2015 AFC Asian Cup, but China hit a stumbling block and face a tough final game to decide their fate.

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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 19:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Asian Nations Cup 2015 Prel. Comp.
<![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[Oliseh: The level is high in UAE]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com chatted to former Nigerian international Sunday Oliseh, who is a member of FIFA’s Technical Study Group at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates.]]>Tue, 05 Nov 2013 09:11:00 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[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[Moroccans grateful for UAE education]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Captain Nabil Jaadi talked to FIFA.com about the pain of Morocco's exit from the U-17 World Cup at the first knockout hurdle and his desire to learn from the experience.

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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 19:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Flores: Pace key to beating Swedes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Honduras' Rembrandt Flores has been exceptional at the U-17 finals in UAE and he told FIFA.com that his team's pace could unlock the sturdy and physical Swedes in the Round of 16.

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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 15:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[History made as knockout blows fly]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 28 Oct 2013 19:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Sub Bodden sees Honduras through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Substitute Jorge Bodden grabbed the winner 15 minutes from time to see Honduras through to the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup at the expense of ten-man Uzbekistan, who conceded just their second goal of the tournament.

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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 17:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Uzbeks oozing confidence ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com chatted to Uzbekistan coach Dilshod Nuraliev and suspended star Jamshid Boltaboev about the confidence in the team heading into a last-16 clash with Honduras at UAE 2013. 

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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 13:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[The battle to stay alive]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the first round of knockout action at the U-17 World Cup in UAE, where Italy face Mexico, Japan take on Sweden, Brazil meet Russia and Uzbekistan hope for the best against Honduras.

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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 21:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Group C: Moroccan flair and Uzbek steel]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a closer look at Group C of the U-17 finals in UAE, where Morocco's fast attacking play and Uzbekistan's defensive scheme saw the two sides through in some style.

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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 10:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Joy for some, nervous wait for others ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Morocco, Uzbekistan and Slovakia are through to the Round of 16 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in UAE, but Russia and Croatia are by no means certain to progress and face a hard wait.

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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 20:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Uzbeks show claws to best Croatia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 24 Oct 2013 19:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Croatia hero Roguljic hungry for more]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com caught up with Austria-based Ante Roguljic, who scored one of the best goals of the UAE 2013 finals against Panama to help get Croatia's campaign back on track.]]>Wed, 23 Oct 2013 14:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Going down to the wire in UAE]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=While the top two qualifying spots have already been taken in Group D of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, there is all to play for in Group C, where the final round of games promises drama aplenty.

 

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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 05:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[No pain no gain for Nuraliyev ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Uzbekistan coach Dilshod Nuraliyev is an excitable whirling dervish on the touchline here at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in UAE. FIFA.com chatted to the boss about his sides chances with a group game to go.

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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 05:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Trouble for Russia as duo book passage ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 21 Oct 2013 20:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Uzbeks resist Moroccan onslaught ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Morocco couldn't break down a disciplined Uzbek rearguard in Fujairah as the Group C game ended 0-0, forcing both sides to wait before booking their places in UAE 2013's Round of 16.

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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 18:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Panama out to restore national pride]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Canalero team - coached by his twin brother Julio - being cruelly knocked out of Brazil 2014 qualifying.]]>Sun, 20 Oct 2013 12:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Time for progress and amends]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Groups C and D of the FIFA U-17 World Cup are back in action on Monday with Croatia, Russia and Panama looking to make amends while Japan, Tunisia and Morocco try to keep up the form.  

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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 06:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Day of delight for Africa and Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wraps up an exciting second day of action at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in UAE, where Morocco and Tunisia made the Maghreb proud while Japan and Uzbekistan gave Asian fans something to shout about. 

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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 18:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Uzbekistan pick apart Panama]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Uzbekistan broke out of their shell in the second half to score two well-crafted goals, sinking Panama 2-0 in the opening day of Group C action at the U-17 FIFA World Cup UAE 2013.

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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 18:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Tournament fledglings braced for action]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Oct 2013 09:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=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[Catch tomorrow’s stars on FIFA.com]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=On Thursday the curtain will raise on the eagerly-awaited U-17 World Cup in UAE. FIFA.com will be on hand to offer you comprehensive coverage of all 52 matches, including exclusive interviews, photos, videos and more.

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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 01:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Who'll win the 2013 U-17 showpiece? ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Oct 2013 06:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Icons of today stroll down junior lane ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com caught up with several high-profile graduates from the FIFA U-17 World Cup to discuss their tournament experiences and hear advice for those teenagers to kick of in the United Arab Emirates this week.]]>Tue, 15 Oct 2013 06:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[First time in the spotlight]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes you through some of the tournament’s world-renowned graduates.]]>Mon, 14 Oct 2013 06:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013