<![CDATA[FIFA.com - FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 05 May 2016 18:33:00 GMTThu, 05 May 2016 23:22:07 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Medellin to welcome first FIFA Futsal Stars Team]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=medellin-to-welcome-the-first-fifa-futsal-stars-team-2789931.htmlWe look ahead to the final draw for the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 which will take place in Medellin on Thursday 19 May, an occasion when futsal fever will strengthen its grip on the city.

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Thu, 05 May 2016 18:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[A new champion and a debutant in Africa]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=4/news=a-new-champion-and-a-debutant-in-africa-2782507.htmlMon, 25 Apr 2016 03:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Egypt, Morocco, Mozambique qualify for Colombia 2016]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=4/news=egypt-morocco-qualify-for-colombia-2016-2782253.htmlEgypt, Morocco and Mozambique will represent Africa at the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 after claiming the podium places at the 2016 CAF Futsal Africa Cup of Nations.

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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 22:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Official Mascot, Host Cities' logos and ticket sales launched in Bucaramanga]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=4/news=official-mascot-host-cities-logos-and-ticket-sales-launched-in-bucaram-2781519.htmlWed, 20 Apr 2016 02:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Futsal's Pharaohs focused on number six]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=4/news=futsal-s-pharaohs-focused-on-number-six-2780956.htmlThu, 14 Apr 2016 07:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Spain head up strong European contingent]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=4/news=spain-head-up-strong-european-contingent-2780867.htmlWed, 13 Apr 2016 22:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Never-say-die Poles eye World Cup return]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=4/news=never-say-die-poles-eye-world-cup-return-2780727.htmlFIFA.com heard from their qualifying goal hero, Marcin Mikolajewicz, ahead of their play-off second leg against Kazakhstan.]]>Tue, 12 Apr 2016 13:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Modest Slovenia eye major upset]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=4/news=modest-slovenia-eye-major-upset-2780320.htmlSlovenia is on the brink of making futsal history after defeating Spain 1-0 in the first leg of play-offs for a place at the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016. FIFA.com spoke with Slovenia's long-serving coach Andrej Dobovicnik to get his thoughts ahead of the crucial return leg on 12 April.

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Sat, 09 Apr 2016 11:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Heavy interest in hosting 2020 futsal extravaganza]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=4/news=heavy-interest-in-hosting-2020-futsal-extravaganza-2779168.htmlTue, 05 Apr 2016 08:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Is this the year for South African futsal?]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=4/news=is-this-the-year-for-south-african-futsal-2779436.htmlAfter many attempts to break the North African stranglehold on the continent's spots at the FIFA Futsal World Cup, a new coach has the South Africans thinking big about Colombia 2016.

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Sun, 03 Apr 2016 19:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Russia, Italy and Ukraine show strength, Spain slip up]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=russia-italy-and-ukraine-show-strength-spain-slip-up-2771914.htmlWed, 23 Mar 2016 09:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Dutch dreaming of Futsal World Cup return]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=dutch-dreaming-of-futsal-world-cup-return-2771469.htmlFIFA.com hears from the men aiming to put that right.]]>Mon, 21 Mar 2016 11:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup bidding process underway]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=2020-fifa-futsal-world-cup-bidding-process-underway-2769187.htmlThe FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 may be looming large on the horizon, but work is already underway to lay the foundations for the next edition in 2020.

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Sat, 12 Mar 2016 10:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Spanish-inspired Vietnam eager to shock the world]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=spanish-inspired-vietnam-eager-to-shock-the-world-2769146.htmlFIFA.com speaks with Spaniard Bruno Formoso who has lead Vietnam to historic qualification to the world stage for the first time.]]>Tue, 08 Mar 2016 04:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Shocks galore as Iran reclaim Asian crown]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=shocks-galore-as-iranians-reclaim-asian-crown-2766953.htmlThu, 25 Feb 2016 08:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Five from Asia set for Colombia]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=quartet-book-tickets-to-colombia-2765663.htmlFri, 19 Feb 2016 12:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Big three through from South America]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=sudamerica-confirma-a-sus-potencias-2765296-2765386.htmlBrazil took the honours at the South American qualifiers for the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016, with Argentina and Paraguay securing the other two places on offer in Asuncion.

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Mon, 15 Feb 2016 10:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[High five provides another boost for vibrant Solomons]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=high-five-provides-another-boost-for-vibrant-solomons-2765347.htmlMon, 15 Feb 2016 03:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Paraguay progress to Colombia]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=paraguay-progress-to-colombia-2765181.htmlLa Albirroja will join fellow South American nations Brazil, Argentina and hosts Colombia at the 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup.

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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 08:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Solomon Islands stamp ticket to Colombia]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=solomon-islands-stamp-ticket-to-colombia-2764956.htmlSat, 13 Feb 2016 07:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Brazil, Argentina book place at Colombia]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=brazil-argentina-book-place-at-colombia-2764951.htmlThe two South American nations guaranteed their passage to the 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup, while a third and final team from CONMEBOL has yet to stamp their ticket to Colombia.

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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 01:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[New Zealand plotting futsal progress, present and future]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=new-zealand-plotting-futsal-progress-present-and-future-2764202.htmlFIFA.com looks at the development of futsal in New Zealand, as the country sets its sights on qualifying for Colombia 2016.

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Sat, 06 Feb 2016 15:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Futsal World Cup match schedule confirmed]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=futsal-world-cup-match-schedule-confirmed-2764033.htmlFri, 05 Feb 2016 15:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Saudis keen to make most of second futsal chance]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=saudis-keen-to-make-most-of-second-futsal-chance-2764048.htmlAfter entering the AFC Futsal Championship through the back door, Saudi Arabia's Belgian coach is hoping they can take advantage of their late admission and shoot for a FIFA Futsal World Cup spot.

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Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Chilavert: I’ve never held back]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=chilavert-i-ve-never-held-back-2763962.htmlThu, 04 Feb 2016 12:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Falcon: The time is now for Venezuelan futsal]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=falcon-the-time-is-now-for-venezuelan-futsal-2763478.htmlFIFA.com sat down with Venezuela futsal captain Jose Falcon, who hopes to lead his country to the 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup in Colombia.

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Tue, 02 Feb 2016 13:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Araujo: Time for Lebanon to get lucky]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=1/news=araujo-time-for-lebanon-to-get-lucky-2763337.htmlLebanon futsal head coach Francisco Araujo spoke with FIFA.com about development of the game in the country and his team's chances at the AFC Futsal Championship as they look to qualify for their first ever FIFA Futsal World Cup.

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Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Three venues for Colombia 2016]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=1/news=three-venues-for-colombia-2016-2757460.htmlAfter a four-day visit to Colombia this week, FIFA representatives engaged in discussions with the Local Organising Committee (LOC) on preparations for the upcoming FIFA Futsal World Cup, to be held in the country between 10 September and 1 October.

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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 17:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Tappa's journey from France ’98 to Kid Chocolate Hall]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=1/news=tappa-s-journey-from-france-98-to-kid-chocolate-hall-2756169.html FIFA.com traces the steps of Jamaica legend Theodore Tappa Whitmore, who's gone from the glory days of Jamaica's golden generation to become a futsal pioneer on the island.]]>Fri, 22 Jan 2016 02:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Road to Colombia 2016 mapped out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com lays out the details of the various continental qualifying competitions that will provide the 24 entrants for this year's FIFA Futsal World Cup in Colombia.]]>Mon, 18 Jan 2016 09:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[England look to futsal for their Messi, Ronaldo]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=england-look-to-futsal-for-their-messi-ronaldo-2719460.htmlWed, 21 Oct 2015 08:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Colombia reveals FIFA Futsal World Cup 2016 Official Emblem]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2015/m=9/news=colombia-reveals-fifa-futsal-world-cup-2016-official-emblem-2702531.htmlWed, 30 Sep 2015 02:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Futsal fever set to sweep Cali]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2015/m=9/news=futsal-fever-set-to-sweep-cali-2696045.htmlThe FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 presentation ceremony will take place in the city of Cali on Tuesday 29 September, some 345 days before the start of the tournament, the eighth futsal world finals, which will run from 10 September to 1 October.

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Mon, 28 Sep 2015 01:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Mongolia puts faith in futsal]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2015/m=9/news=mongolia-puts-faith-in-futsal-2676763.htmlFIFA.com discovers in this fascinating piece.]]>Wed, 09 Sep 2015 14:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Colombia inspection visit a success]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=colombia-inspection-visit-a-success-2673721.htmlA FIFA delegation has this week conducted a four-day inspection visit of Ibague, Bucaramanga, Medellin and Cali, the four cities that are expected to host the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 09:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Fonnegra: The butterflies are there already]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=fonnegra-the-butterflies-are-there-already-2671297.htmlNostalgia is not something that Colombia’s futsal coach Osmar Fonnegra seems to indulge in. Every time he looks back, he does so with his thoughts fixed firmly on the future, which is understandable for someone who has the responsibility of plotting the host nation’s course at the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016.

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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 15:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Paraguay’s enduring passion for futsal]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=paraguay-s-enduring-passion-for-futsal-2670887.htmlFIFA TV and FIFA.com bring you this illuminating video. ]]>Mon, 17 Aug 2015 15:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Futsal goes behind bars]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=futsal-goes-behind-bars-2670862.htmlFIFA TV and FIFA.com shows.]]>Mon, 17 Aug 2015 15:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Another side to the amazing Falcao ]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=another-side-to-the-amazing-falcao-2670886.htmlFri, 14 Aug 2015 14:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Futsal handed its first international match calendar]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=2/news=futsal-handed-its-first-international-match-calendar-2522120.htmlMon, 09 Feb 2015 08:48:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FutsalKind=News<![CDATA[Kike: the legacy of an intelligent idol]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=9/news=kike-the-legacy-of-an-intelligent-idol-2437966.htmlFIFA.com reflects on the career of Kike, el Eterno Capitán, (the Eternal Captain) of the Spain futsal squad, who racked up 170 caps and played in four FIFA Futsal World Cups, winning two of them.]]>Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FutsalKind=News<![CDATA[Futsal experts gather in Madrid]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=5/news=futsal-experts-gather-in-madrid-2335707.htmlThu, 08 May 2014 10:36:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FutsalKind=News