<![CDATA[FIFA.com - FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 19 Dec 2014 21:00:00 GMTFri, 19 Dec 2014 21:01:02 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Mercier: We’re reaching for the sky]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=mercier-we-re-reaching-for-the-sky-2494865.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Juan Mercier, San Lorenzo's midfield engine, on the eve of the South American champions' clash with Real Madrid in the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014.]]>Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:00:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Carvajal stepping out of the shadows]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=carvajal-un-punal-en-las-sombras-2494564-2494788.htmlFIFA.com analyses what he brings to Los Blancos.]]>Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:49:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Relive: Executive Committee post-meeting press conference]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/bodies/news/newsid=2494776/index.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 17:23:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Bodies Kind=News<![CDATA[Global supremacy at stake for final rivals ]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/matches/round=259701/match=300298898/preview.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 00:36:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Preview Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Khedairia: I dived like Casillas]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=khedairia-i-dived-like-casillas-2494537.htmlFIFA.com talks to ES Setif goalkeeper Sofiane Khedairia, whose crucial saves helped the African champions claim fifth place at Morocco 2014. ]]>Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:53:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Final and Match for Third Place tickets sold out]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=the-fifa-club-world-cup-morocco-2014-presented-by-toyota-final-and-the-2494487.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 20:19:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=LOC Kind=Release Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[More than just a consolation prize]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/matches/round=259703/match=300298900/preview.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 18:52:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Preview Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Tribulietx: I believe in possession football]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=tribulietx-i-believe-in-possession-football-2494402.htmlFIFA.com how he weaned his players off long-ball football in favour of a patient possession game.]]>Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:40:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Matos: Anything can happen]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=matos-anything-can-happen-2494281.htmlFIFA.com caught up with the striker, whose story shows that good things can come to those who wait.]]>Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:18:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Morocco hit by Madrid fervour]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=morocco-hit-by-madrid-fervour-2494000.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 00:09:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[San Lorenzo hold off Auckland to reach final]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/matches/round=259699/match=300298896/match-report.htmlWed, 17 Dec 2014 22:05:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Setif sink Wanderers in penalties to finish fifth ]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/matches/round=259705/match=300298894/match-report.htmlWed, 17 Dec 2014 18:46:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Real confident on Ramos's fitness]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=real-confident-on-ramos-s-fitness-2493725.htmlWed, 17 Dec 2014 10:43:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Casillas: This run won't last forever]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=casillas-eyes-another-for-the-history-books-2493656.htmlFIFA.com, Real Madrid and Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas talks confidence, the semi-final win over Cruz Azul and consecutive wins.]]>Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:20:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Real Madrid cruise into final]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/matches/round=259699/match=300298895/match-report.htmlUEFA Champions League winners Real Madrid proved too strong for CONCACAF Champions League holders Cruz Azul when they defeated the Mexican side 4-0 in their FIFA Club World Cup semi-final. 

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:20:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Kalinski, San Lorenzo's missing link]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=kalinski-san-lorenzo-s-missing-link-2493286.htmlOn the eve of their FIFA Club World Cup debut, San Lorenzo midfielder Enzo Kalinski speaks with FIFA.com about his role on the team and how basketball helped develop his vision on the pitch. 

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:49:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Tade: Bumping into Bauza was a sign]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=el-premonitorio-encuentro-de-tade-con-bauza-2492313-2493114.htmlAhead of his side’s FIFA Club World Cup semi-final against San Lorenzo on Wednesday, Auckland City’s Argentinian forward Emiliano Tade gave a revealing interview to FIFA.com.

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:05:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[La Rocca enjoys Wanderers' dream ride]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=la-rocca-enjoys-wanderers-dream-ride-2492945.htmlTue, 16 Dec 2014 05:44:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Awkward test awaits Libertadores champs]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/matches/round=259699/match=300298896/preview.htmlMon, 15 Dec 2014 16:18:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Preview Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Setif and Sydneysiders seek redemption]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=setif-and-sydneysiders-seek-redemption-2492734.htmlThere will be pride on the line when ES Setif meet Western Sydney Wanderers, with the pair aiming to bow out of Morocco 2014 on a high in their first campaigns in the competition.

 

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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:24:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Preview Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Jese hitting the right notes on and off the pitch]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=jese-hitting-the-right-notes-on-and-off-the-pitch-2491784.htmlFIFA.com spoke to highly regarded young Los Blancos forward Jese about playing alongside the team's superstars, how music helped him mentally and much more.]]>Mon, 15 Dec 2014 06:29:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Interview Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Excitement building as Real Madrid enter fray]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/matches/round=259699/match=300298895/preview.htmlSun, 14 Dec 2014 21:06:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Preview Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Match #4 update for ticket holders]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=match-4-update-for-ticket-holders-2492504.htmlDue to the climate conditions that made the pitch of the Complexe Sportif Prince Moulay Abdellah Rabat unsuitable for hosting the semi-final between Cruz Azul and Real Madrid, the Local Organising Committee, in coordination with FIFA, has provided important information to ticket holders.

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 18:46:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Release Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014: Match #4 in Marrakech]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=fifa-club-world-cup-morocco-2014-match-4-in-marrakech-2492297.htmlDue to difficult pitch conditions at the Complexe Sportif Prince Moulay Abdellah Rabat, the FIFA Organising Committee has decided after consultation with the Local Organising Committee (LOC) to play match 4 (Cruz Azul FC v. Real Madrid CF) in Marrakech.

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 13:44:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Awesome Auckland breaking new ground]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=awesome-auckland-breaking-new-ground-2492213.htmlWe take a closer look at the groundbreaking Auckland City side, who have reached the semi-finals of the FIFA Club World Cup, with the part-timers from New Zealand set to face off against South America's champions San Lorenzo.

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 10:05:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Pavone, Cruz Azul's lucky charm]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=pavone-cruz-azul-s-lucky-charm-2492244.htmlFIFA.com spoke to Cruz Azul's Argentinian striker Mariano Pavone, who went from villain to hero in his side's dramatic quarter-final victory against Western Sydney Wanderers at Morocco 2014.]]>Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:57:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Setif determined to soldier on]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=setif-determined-to-soldier-on-2492259.htmlDefeat to unfancied Auckland City in their opening match at the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 has not dented ES Setif’s dreams of future glory.

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 00:51:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Cruz Azul defeat nine-man Wanderers in extra-time]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/matches/round=259693/match=300298893/match-report.htmlCruz Azul needed 120 minutes to see off a nine-man Western Sydney Wanderers 3-1 in their wet and wild FIFA Club World Cup quarter-final in Rabat to set up a semi-final showdown with Real Madrid.

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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 22:01:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Auckland sink Setif to book spot in semis]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/matches/round=259693/match=300298897/match-report.htmlAuckland City were 1-0 victors against ES Setif in the first quarter-final of the FIFA Club World Cup in Rabat on Saturday, setting up a showdown with San Lorenzo in the semi-finals on Wednesday in Marrakech.

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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 17:55:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[El Amri resigns from Tetouan]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=el-amri-resigns-from-tetouan-2491760.htmlSat, 13 Dec 2014 13:16:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Lagraa: We're capable of beating Auckland ]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=lagraa-we-re-capable-of-beating-auckland-2491551.htmlFIFA.com talks with ES Setif fulcrum Mohamed Lagraa, an accountancy student turned footballer, about the Algerian club’s upcoming FIFA Club World Cup clash with Auckland City.

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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 20:44:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Tavano: I identify with Cesc]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=tavano-i-identify-with-cesc-2491600.htmlAhead of Auckland City's quarter-final against ES Setif, forward Fabrizio Tavano spoke with FIFA.com about his admiration for Chelsea and Spain star Cesc Fabregas and his move to New Zealand at the age of 12. 

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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 20:30:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Captain Torrado, a man on a world mission]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=captain-torrado-a-man-on-a-world-mission-2491398.htmlFri, 12 Dec 2014 10:47:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Auckland keen to make history]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/matches/round=259693/match=300298897/preview.htmlFri, 12 Dec 2014 09:36:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Preview Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Two struggling champions vie to take on Madrid]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/matches/round=259693/match=300298893/preview.htmlFri, 12 Dec 2014 09:33:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Preview Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Marcelo: Playing for Real Madrid is incredible]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=marcelo-playing-for-real-madrid-is-incredible-2490564.htmlFIFA.com through his respect for coach Carlo Ancelotti, following in the footsteps of the iconic Roberto Carlos, success at Morocco 2014 and much more.]]>Fri, 12 Dec 2014 06:30:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Popovic turns blank canvas into unique success]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=popovic-turns-blank-canvas-into-unique-success-2490926.htmlFIFA.com speaks with Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic to learn the fascinating back-story to the club’s unlikely success, hear about the unlikely influence of Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti and much more.]]>Thu, 11 Dec 2014 07:52:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Lessons to learn for departing Moghreb]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=lessons-to-learn-for-departing-moghreb-2491007.htmlDespite falling at the first hurdle at the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014, Moghreb Tetouan are still looking on the bright side.

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 03:32:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Williams: This is the life for me]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=williams-this-is-the-life-for-me-2490942.htmlAuckland City’s Tamati Williams gave up a career in modelling to play in goal, a decision he vindicated by helping his side to a penalty shootout victory in the opening match of Morocco 2015.

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 02:30:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Auckland through as Tetouan pay the penalty]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/matches/round=259695/match=300298899/match-report.htmlWed, 10 Dec 2014 22:19:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[ES Setif seek fitting 2014 climax]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=es-setif-seek-fitting-2014-climax-2489796.htmlWed, 10 Dec 2014 06:24:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Valcke: It's important to make the most of this opportunity]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=valcke-it-s-important-to-make-the-most-of-this-opportunity-2490182.htmlWed, 10 Dec 2014 00:42:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[A red-hot favourite and six challengers]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=a-red-hot-favourite-and-six-challengers-2489662.htmlTue, 09 Dec 2014 12:54:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[In the shadow of stars]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=supporting-cast-ready-to-shine-2489712.html​Behind every team’s leading light is a supporting cast of players capable of stealing the show. FIFA.com looks at seven men who could do just that at Morocco 2014.]]>Tue, 09 Dec 2014 11:25:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Hosts and Kiwi hopefuls braced for opener]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/matches/round=259695/match=300298899/preview.htmlMoghreb Tetouan and Auckland City will get the ball rolling at the 11th FIFA Club World Cup on Wednesday. A shot at glory is the prize for the winners, while the losers go straight home.

 

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Tue, 09 Dec 2014 02:45:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Preview Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Fan Zones ready for festival of football]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=fan-zones-ready-for-festival-of-football-2489601.html

Four Fan Zones have been set up across Morocco by the local organising committee for the FIFA Club World Cup as the annual competition begins on Wednesday.

 

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Mon, 08 Dec 2014 21:58:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Iajour: I want Ronaldo's jersey]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=iajour-i-want-ronaldo-s-jersey-2489293.htmlOn the eve of his side’s Morocco 2014 campaign, Moghreb Tetouan striker Mouhssine Iajour spoke to FIFA.com about his new side’s chances of emulating Raja Casablanca’s run to the final last year.

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Mon, 08 Dec 2014 11:40:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Who will win the FIFA Club World Cup?]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=who-will-win-the-fifa-club-world-cup-morocco-2014-2489277.htmlMon, 08 Dec 2014 10:43:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[The FIFA Club World Cup in numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=the-fifa-club-world-cup-in-numbers-2489068.htmlWith the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 about to begin, FIFA.com delves into the record books to bring you some of the competition’s most eye-catching statistics.

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 17:46:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Berlanga eager to take on the world]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=berlanga-eager-to-take-on-the-world-2463949.htmlSun, 07 Dec 2014 08:22:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[The heroes and highlights of a special tournament]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=the-heroes-and-highlights-of-a-special-tournament-2488786.htmlFIFA.com looks back on past FIFA Club World Cup competitions as Morocco prepares to welcome the world's best club teams for the 2014 Club World Cup in just a few days' time.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 21:39:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014