<![CDATA[FIFA.com - FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 27 May 2016 07:09:00 GMTFri, 27 May 2016 08:57:59 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Oceanian contenders ready themselves in hunt for glory]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=oceania-contenders-ready-themselves-in-hunt-for-glory-2792660.htmlFIFA.com previews the Oceania Nations Cup where eight nations are chasing a ticket to the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, this in a tournament which doubles as qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.]]>Fri, 27 May 2016 07:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Unconventional road to the top for Aussie ace Ikonomidis]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=unconventional-road-to-the-top-for-aussie-ace-ikonomidis-2792523.htmlFIFA.com speaks with Australia youngster Chris Ikonomidis about his unlikely path to the national team, his experiences at Lazio and being mentored by all-time FIFA World Cup great Miroslav Klose.]]>Thu, 26 May 2016 06:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Tahiti set sights on reprising fairytale]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=tahiti-seek-to-reprise-fairytale-2792412.htmlWed, 25 May 2016 07:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Martins: Our dream is still alive]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=martins-our-dream-is-still-alive-2790531.htmlOne of the surprising stories in CAF Africa Cup of Nations 2017 qualifying is the rise of Mauritania, who are punching well above their weight under the guidance of former France international Corentin Martins.

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Fri, 13 May 2016 07:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA Confederations Cup reflects on Mexico 1999, looks ahead to Russia 2017]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=fifa-confederations-cup-reflects-on-mexico-1999-looks-ahead-to-russia--2790504.htmlWed, 11 May 2016 23:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Stadium tour reveals positive developments]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=4/news=stadium-tour-reveals-positive-developments-2780707.htmlFrom 4 to 10 April, FIFA and Russia 2018 Local Organising Committee (LOC) experts visited six Host Cities of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. The trip formed part of the third operational tour of venues to assess the progress being made in preparing for the biggest football event in the world.

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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 09:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Decent working conditions key to stadium construction in Russia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=decent-working-conditions-key-to-stadium-construction-in-russia-2773549.htmlThu, 31 Mar 2016 10:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Morocco reach AFCON, Nigeria eliminated]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=nigeria-out-morocco-reach-afcon-2773097.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the action.]]>Wed, 30 Mar 2016 06:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Stadium construction in the heart of a Russian winter]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=stadium-construction-in-the-heart-of-a-russian-winter-2772003.htmlFIFA.com provides an update on progress made this winter during the construction of stadiums for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.]]>Wed, 23 Mar 2016 17:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Five things to watch in AFCON qualifying]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=five-things-to-watch-in-afcon-qualifying-2771564.htmlFIFA.com profiles the big stories ahead of this week's CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches.]]>Tue, 22 Mar 2016 04:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Marinovic: New Zealand’s lower-league gem]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=marinovic-new-zealand-s-lower-league-gem-2766521.htmlFIFA.com spoke to New Zealand goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic about representing the Kiwis in FIFA World Cup qualifying, toiling through the German fourth division with SpVgg Unterhaching, nearly walking away from football before his big break, playing in front of large crowds and much more.

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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 21:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Iniesta: Spain have the right squad to win]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=2/news=iniesta-spain-have-the-right-squad-to-win-2764558.htmlAndres Iniesta, a mainstay on the FIFA/FIFPro World XI for the better part of the past decade, spoke to FIFA.coma about taking over the captain's armband at Barcelona, Spain's chances at UEFA EURO 2016 and much more.

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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:28:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[Invitation to tender: Public Food & Beverage Concessionaire for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=invitation-to-tender-public-food-beverage-concessionaire-for-the-fifa--2764543.htmlFIF wishes to invite tenderers to submit proposals for the FIFA Public Food & Beverage Concession operations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ and FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017.

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Mon, 08 Feb 2016 10:55:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=MarketingKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Moscow marks 500 days to go]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=moscow-marks-500-days-to-go-2763719.html 

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Wed, 03 Feb 2016 15:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Russia awaits the Festival of Champions]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=russia-awaits-the-festival-of-champions-2763743.htmlEven with 500 days still to go before the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 kicks off, the host country is already relishing the arrival of some real champions.  A mood of huge celebration is in the air, right across Russia.

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Wed, 03 Feb 2016 15:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Postecoglou: Russia 2017 a great reward]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=postecoglou-russia-2017-a-great-reward-2763720.htmlWed, 03 Feb 2016 11:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[FIFA Confederations Cup emblem gives life to Russian dream]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=fifa-confederations-cup-emblem-gives-life-to-russian-dream-2763679.htmlWed, 03 Feb 2016 09:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Karembeu to join Russia 2017 celebrations]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=1/news=karembeu-to-join-russia-2017-celebrations-2756798.htmlOn Wednesday 3 February 2016, the 500-day countdown to the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 gets underway, with former winner Christian Karambeu among the guests.

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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 08:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[FIFA Executive Committee approves kick-off times for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=fifa-executive-committee-approves-kick-off-times-for-the-2018-fifa-wor-2741645.htmlThe FIFA Executive Committee has approved the kick-off times for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ and the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017. The opening match of both tournaments, as well as the FIFA World Cup Final, will be played at 18.00 Moscow time (UTC + 3)

 

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Thu, 03 Dec 2015 12:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Mexico's rollercoaster ride towards Russia 2017]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=mexico-s-rollercoaster-ride-towards-russia-2017-2791829.htmlFIFA.com brings you a look at the circuitous route Mexico took to qualify for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017, following their 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup success and victory over arch-rivals USA in a one-game play-off.

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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 00:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Mexico claim CONCACAF's spot at Confederations Cup]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=mexico-claim-concacaf-s-spot-at-confederations-cup-2710781.htmlSun, 11 Oct 2015 05:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[USA-Mexico: A symbiotic clasico]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=usa-mexico-a-symbiotic-clasico-2710550.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at the history of the biggest game in the CONCACAF zone, which will see its 66th instalment this Saturday when the two meet with a place in the 2017 Confederations Cup on the line.]]>Sat, 10 Oct 2015 03:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Layun: There’s so much riding on this game]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=layun-there-s-so-much-riding-on-this-game-2710540.html FIFA.com his favourite - and worst - memories of the rivalry with USA, and looks ahead to an especially important showdown with El Tri's old foes on Saturday.]]>Fri, 09 Oct 2015 16:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Milutinovic: Mexico have more quality than USA]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=milutinovic-mexico-have-more-quality-than-usa-2710505.htmlFri, 09 Oct 2015 12:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Klinsmann: USA-Mexico rivalry among world’s best ]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=klinsmann-usa-mexico-rivalry-among-world-s-best-2709770.htmlFIFA.com about Saturday's big game against arch-rivals Mexico at the Rose Bowl, where a place in the 2017 Confederations Cup is on the line.]]>Wed, 07 Oct 2015 16:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Relive Mexico-USA 1999 Confederations Cup semi-final]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=relive-mexico-usa-1999-confederations-cup-semi-final-2709673.htmlRelive Mexico and USA's FIFA Confederations Cup 1999 semi-final at the Estadio Azteca ahead of their crucial FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 play-off this Saturday 10 October.

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Tue, 06 Oct 2015 17:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Absent champions' celebrations]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=celebrations-from-absent-champions-2674689.htmlFIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's shows the ecstasy that will precede an absence.]]>Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Germany head quartet already confirmed for Confederations Cup]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=germany-head-quartet-already-confirmed-for-confederations-cup-2672714.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at those nations which have already qualified for the FIFA Confederations Cup, and the route on offer for the four remaining slots.]]>Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Match schedules for FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and 2018 FIFA World Cup unveiled]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=match-schedules-for-fifa-confederations-cup-2017-and-2018-fifa-world-c-2667193.htmlOn the eve of the Preliminary Draw in St. Petersburg, the Organising Committee for the FIFA World Cup today unveiled the match schedules for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 10:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[One drought ends, another continues]]>/live-scores/copaamerica/news/newsid/266/108/6/index.htmlFIFA.com looks back at the 2015 Copa America, where hosts Chile triumphed to earn their first ever invitation to the FIFA Confederations Cup, while other predictions and surprises came to light just months before the long road to Russia 2018 begins.

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Sun, 05 Jul 2015 15:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa America 2015
<![CDATA[Neighbours primed for ultimate test]]>/live-scores/copaamerica/news/newsid/266/053/8/index.htmlFri, 03 Jul 2015 11:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Copa America 2015<![CDATA[Bright new stars light up Asia]]>/live-scores/asiancup/news/newsid/251/960/8/index.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at five breakout young stars who made their mark at the recent AFC Asian Cup.]]>Tue, 03 Feb 2015 06:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Asian Cup glitters Down Under]]>/live-scores/asiancup/news/newsid/251/792/2/index.htmlFIFA.com reviews the sixteenth edition of the AFC Asian Cup and looks at ten key moments of a colourful and successful tournament hosted and won by Australia for the first time.]]>Sun, 01 Feb 2015 22:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Zinha: A goal to remember]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=zinha-goal-remember-2109313.htmlA goal by Mexico's Antonio "Zinha" Naelson has been voted the best in FIFA Confederations Cup history by the fans through FIFA.com and FIFA Channel on YouTube.

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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 17:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013