<![CDATA[FIFA.com - FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 25 Jun 2016 10:01:00 GMTSat, 25 Jun 2016 10:25:28 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Germany feeling their way forward]]>/live-scores/uefaeuro/news/newsid/280/361/0/index.htmlFirst there was concern about Germany's defence, then about their attack – but now it appears they have found a solution. FIFA.com looks back on the reigning world champions' UEFA EURO 2016 group stage, which they plan to be just the start…

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 10:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016
<![CDATA[USA's 'Miracle on Grass' remembered]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=usa-s-miracle-on-grass-remembered-2803462.htmlFIFA.com looks back to 2009 and one of USA’s greatest victories, when Bob Bradley’s men did what no-one else could between 2008 and 2012 - knocking Spain out of a major tournament.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Iceland and Republic of Ireland make history in dramatic finale]]>/confederationscup/news/newsid/280/333/4/index.htmlFIFA.com reviews a tense and dramatic conclusion to the UEFA EURO 2016 group-stage as Iceland and Republic of Ireland advanced in spectacular fashion, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic exited the international stage in underwhelming fashion.]]>Wed, 22 Jun 2016 22:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016<![CDATA[Russian airports prepare to welcome the world]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=russian-airports-prepare-to-welcome-the-world-2802754.htmlMon, 20 Jun 2016 15:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Green and White Army taking Europe by storm]]>/confederationscup/news/newsid/280/242/7/index.htmlSun, 19 Jun 2016 11:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016<![CDATA[Belgium back on track, all to play for in Group F]]>/confederationscup/news/newsid/280/257/4/index.htmlWe review the latest matchday at UEFA EURO 2016, with Belgium returning to form, Iceland and Hungary involved in a stalemate and Cristiano Ronaldo hitting the headlines once more.

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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 22:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016
<![CDATA[El-Hadary: Egypt back where they belong]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=el-hadary-egypt-are-back-where-they-belong-2802301.htmlEgypt goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary speaks to ​FIFA.com ​after his country reached their first CAF Africa Cup of Nations tournament since winning the continental championship in 2010.

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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 09:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Spain and Italy show pedigree, Czechs peg back Croatians]]>/confederationscup/news/newsid/280/237/8/index.htmlFri, 17 Jun 2016 23:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016<![CDATA[A new prodigy rises in Egypt]]>/live-scores/news/newsid/280/187/1/index.htmlAfter a year thrilling Pharaohs and Al Ahly supporters, teenager Ramadan Sobhi talks to FIFA.com about his myriad skills, his big ambitions and the growing plaudits coming his way.

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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 08:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2017
<![CDATA[New Zealand regain crown amid broadening pyramid]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=new-zealand-regain-crown-amid-broadening-pyramid-2801358.htmlFIFA.com reviews the 2016 OFC Nations Cup won by New Zealand for a record fifth time, but a tournament that will long be remembered as evidence of the increased depth and quality across the Pacific.]]>Mon, 13 Jun 2016 07:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Kiwis deny PNG to earn continental crown]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=kiwis-deny-png-to-earn-continental-crown-2800974.htmlSat, 11 Jun 2016 10:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Spain's crown up for grabs at star-studded EURO]]>/confederationscup/news/newsid/280/070/8/index.htmlFIFA.com previews the newly-expanded and much-anticipated 2016 edition of the UEFA EURO as Spain attempt to defend their crown.]]>Fri, 10 Jun 2016 06:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016<![CDATA[High-flying PNG aim for historic milestone]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=high-flying-png-aim-for-historic-milestone-2800775.htmlFIFA.com previews the OFC Nations Cup final with Papua New Guinea chasing the realisation of a dream and a ticket to the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017.]]>Fri, 10 Jun 2016 05:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[New Zealand, PNG set up final showdown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 08 Jun 2016 12:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Russian volunteers head to France for EURO 2016 ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=russian-volunteers-head-to-france-for-euro-2016-2800492.htmlWed, 08 Jun 2016 10:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=VolunteersKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Big boys line up for African finals]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=big-boys-line-up-for-african-finals-2800120.htmlMon, 06 Jun 2016 02:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[PNG, New Caledonia complete semi line-up]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=png-new-caledonia-complete-semi-line-up-2800055.htmlSun, 05 Jun 2016 12:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Kiwis, Solomons progress to final four]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=kiwis-solomons-progress-to-final-four-2799907.htmlNew Zealand and Solomon Islands advanced to the semi-final of the OFC Nations Cup, while third-placed Fiji progressed to the OFC’s third round of FIFA World Cup™ qualifying as Group B came to a close on Saturday.

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Sat, 04 Jun 2016 12:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Sardo: New Caledonia’s destiny is in our own hands]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=sardo-new-caledonia-s-destiny-is-in-our-own-hands-2799658.htmlWith a crucial clash with Tahiti on the horizon, New Caledonia's Thierry Sardo has set his sights on reaching the final four of the OFC Nations Cup and push for their first title in over three decades.

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Fri, 03 Jun 2016 09:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Former African champions on the brink]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=former-african-champions-on-the-brink-2799420.htmlThu, 02 Jun 2016 04:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Holders deny hosts as Samoa bow out]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=holders-deny-hosts-as-samoa-bow-out-2799207.htmlWed, 01 Jun 2016 12:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Kiwis cruise as Fiji sink Solomons]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 31 May 2016 12:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Holders get going, hosts hang on]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=holders-get-rolling-hosts-hang-on-2793100.htmlSun, 29 May 2016 12:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Henderson doing his dad proud]]>/live-scores/uefaeuro/news/newsid/279/280/6/index.htmlFIFA.com ​spoke to Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson, and his father Brian, about heading back to the Stadium of Light as a 'home' player, wearing the Three Lions of England, five years after he left his boyhood club Sunderland.]]>Sat, 28 May 2016 12:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=UEFA EURO 2016<![CDATA[Kiwis, Solomons get the ball rolling]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=kiwis-solomons-get-the-ball-rolling-2792866.htmlSat, 28 May 2016 12:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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