<![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[Belgium and Brazil climb third and fifth]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=4/news=belgium-and-brazil-climb-third-and-fifth-2583443.htmlThu, 09 Apr 2015 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Seven in, seven out in CONCACAF]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=wednesday-seven-in-seven-out-in-concacaf-2581120.htmlFIFA.com recaps the first round of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia from the CONCACAF zone. ]]>Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Barbados, St Kitts first to advance]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=barbados-st-kitts-first-to-advance-2579277.htmlFri, 27 Mar 2015 01:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Virgin Islanders’ true fairytale]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=virgin-islanders-true-fairytale-2578306.html The US Virgin Islands, once easy beats, are causing a sensation in the Caribbean. FIFA.com spoke to captain Dusty Good before and after their shock win over Barbados.]]>Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[US Virgin Islands grab spotlight as CONCACAF gets underway ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=us-virgin-islands-grab-spotlight-as-concacaf-gets-underway-2569663.htmlMon, 23 Mar 2015 02:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[CONCACAF minnows start up-stream]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=concacaf-minnows-start-up-stream-2567751.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at the first round of action in the CONCACAF zone on the road to Russia 2018.]]>Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![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[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[46 days to go ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=46-days-to-go-2322947.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to Brazil 2014 with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. Today, we look at the oldest players in FIFA World Cup history.]]>Sun, 27 Apr 2014 08:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=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[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[What is international football’s biggest rivalry?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/189/347/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know what you feel is the biggest rivalry in the international game.]]>Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[CFU appoint Normalisation Committee]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2011/m=12/news=cfu-appoint-normalisation-committee-1561201.htmlAfter two days of meetings at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, the Caribbean Football Union have appointed a new Normalisation Committee, entrusted with forming a new Executive Committee in 2012.

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Thu, 22 Dec 2011 10:14:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[Historic night for Antigua, Guyana ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=historic-night-for-antigua-guyana-1541705.htmlSat, 12 Nov 2011 03:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Canada close as Trinidad, Haiti sweat]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=canada-close-trinidad-haiti-sweat-1539757.htmlThe penultimate round in CONCACAF’s first stage of Brazil 2014 qualifying takes place tomorrow with regional elite El Salvador and Canada set to seal progression, however, Trinidad and Tobago are under pressure.

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Thu, 10 Nov 2011 15:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Panama in as CONCACAF axe falls ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=10/news=panama-concacaf-axe-falls-1525940.htmlWed, 12 Oct 2011 05:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Pfister looks to move beyond defeat]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=10/news=pfister-looks-move-beyond-defeat-1524616.htmlOtto Pfister has said no one will be hitting "the panic button" after Trinidad and Tobago's surprise 2-1 defeat to Bermuda, leaving them with a challenge to qualify from 2012 FIFA World Cup qualifying Group B.

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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 15:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[US Virgin Islanders find a foothold]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2011/m=8/news=virgin-islanders-find-foothold-1490215.htmlThu, 11 Aug 2011 15:12:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Haitians aim to outdo Caribbean cousins]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=8/news=haitians-aim-outdo-caribbean-cousins-1484333.htmlGroup F has a regional flavour to it with four Caribbean sides in their battle for a third round place, where Haiti will see themselves as favourites to progress but Antigua and Barbuda will look to challenge.

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Tue, 02 Aug 2011 17:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Caribbean hopefuls at the ready]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=caribbean-hopefuls-the-ready-1470301.htmlFour of CONCACAF's representatives have already begun their attempts to reach Brazil 2014. Now a series of the region's other teams are set to follow suit.

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Wed, 06 Jul 2011 14:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Bahamas, US Virgin Islands start well]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=bahamas-virgin-islands-start-well-1468029.htmlThere were first-leg victories for the Bahamas and the US Virgin Islands as they began their road to the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ in the CONCACAF preliminary qualifiers.

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Mon, 04 Jul 2011 10:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Latest details of CONCACAF play-offs ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=6/news=latest-details-concacaf-play-offs-1456962.htmlTue, 21 Jun 2011 21:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Play-off matches in CONCACAF ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=4/news=play-off-matches-concacaf-1424713.htmlTue, 26 Apr 2011 15:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[46 days to go]]>/worldcup/news/y=2010/m=4/news=days-1199743.htmlIn February 2004, US Virgin Islands defender MacDonald Taylor became the oldest recorded player to feature in a FIFA World Cup qualifier.

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Mon, 26 Apr 2010 06:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[New World nine move on]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=3/news=new-world-nine-move-722793.htmlWed, 26 Mar 2008 21:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[All to play for in CONCACAF]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=3/news=all-play-for-concacaf-720022.htmlIt's all-or-nothing time in the New World. Eleven minnows will move on this week while 11 others dry their eyes and look to Brazil 2014.

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Mon, 24 Mar 2008 20:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Storm clouds ahead for USVI]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=716139/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Mar 2008 09:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Who is CONCACAF's best?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/706/745/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 08 Mar 2008 16:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Who is the world's best coach?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/702/493/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 01 Mar 2008 00:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Spice Boyz wait on stars ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=699673/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 27 Feb 2008 08:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Mixed bag for New World minnows]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=2/news=mixed-bag-for-new-world-minnows-686523.htmlThu, 07 Feb 2008 04:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[New World fixtures firmed]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=1/news=new-world-fixtures-firmed-670749.htmlFri, 11 Jan 2008 16:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[CONCACAF groups take shape]]>/worldcup/news/y=2007/m=12/news=concacaf-groups-take-shape-663257.htmlMon, 17 Dec 2007 17:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Bradley (USA): A very hard test]]>/worldcup/news/y=2007/m=11/news=bradley-usa-very-hard-test-636471.htmlBob Bradley: "It's fair to say that CONCACAF teams are improving across the board and we'll have some very tough tests"

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Sun, 25 Nov 2007 19:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[New World ready to roll]]>/worldcup/news/y=2007/m=11/news=new-world-ready-roll-646068.htmlThe competition is bound to be fierce when action gets underway in the North, Central American and Caribbean Zone in early 2008.

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Sun, 25 Nov 2007 18:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Islanders start on Beijing highway]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/mensolympic/beijing2008/news/newsid=589071/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Bahamas and Trinidad and Tobago have become the first CONCACAF sides to book their places in the region's final qualifying round for the Men's Olympic Football Tournament Beijing 2008.

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Thu, 06 Sep 2007 10:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Beijing 2008
<![CDATA[CONCACAF's new generation]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/544/938/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 04 Jul 2007 08:30:10 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Football for Hope: FIFA, CONMEBOL and CONCACAF team up with IDB to build opportunities for children and young people through sport]]>/sustainability/news/y=2007/m=5/news=football-for-hope-fifa-conmebol-and-concacaf-team-with-idb-build-oppor-128334.htmlFri, 11 May 2007 19:00:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Football for HopeKind=Release<![CDATA[New crop fuels <i>El Tri</i> dreams]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 02 Apr 2007 20:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Korea 2007<![CDATA[Warner re-elected as CONCACAF president]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2007/m=3/news=warner-elected-concacaf-president-113384.htmlThu, 15 Mar 2007 17:26:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[End of CONCACAF/CONMEBOL agreement]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/112/815/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 06 Mar 2007 22:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[CONCACAF teams learn Gold Cup fate]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/112/802/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 06 Mar 2007 19:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Mixed bag for MLS sides]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2007/news/newsid=112211/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 25 Feb 2007 18:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007<![CDATA[New World clubs ready for battle]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2007/news/newsid=111998/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks ahead to the remaining Champions Cup quarter-finals.]]>Wed, 21 Feb 2007 04:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007<![CDATA[<i>Ticos</i> top Central America]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/111/882/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 19 Feb 2007 03:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Italy oust Brazil to take top spot]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2007/m=2/news=italy-oust-brazil-take-top-spot-111685.htmlAzzurri.]]>Wed, 14 Feb 2007 10:35:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News