<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 30 Nov 2016 10:58:00 GMTThu, 01 Dec 2016 11:36:06 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 tickets go on public sale]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=fifa-confederations-cup-russia-2017-tickets-to-go-on-public-sale-on-1--2856751.htmlWed, 30 Nov 2016 10:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Hudson: Playing against host nation is huge]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=hudson-playing-against-host-nation-is-huge-2855501.htmlFIFA.com his thoughts on playing hosts Russia, CONCACAF powerhouse Mexico and European champions Portugal in Group A at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017.]]>Sat, 26 Nov 2016 22:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Tournament of Champions map drawn in Kazan]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=draw-made-for-tournament-of-champions-2855232.htmlSat, 26 Nov 2016 15:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[The Russia 2017 Official Draw in numbers]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=the-russia-2017-official-draw-in-numbers-2855046.htmlWith just hours to go before the Official Draw for the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 in Kazan, FIFA.com reveals some key facts and figures on the event.

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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 10:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[USD 20 million in prize money for FIFA Confederations Cup teams]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=usd-20-million-in-prize-money-for-fifa-confederations-cup-teams-2855001.htmlThe Organising Committee for the FIFA Confederations Cup, under the chairmanship of Vitaly Mutko, has confirmed that a total prize pool of USD 20m will be shared among the eight participating teams.

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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 09:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Confederation champions poised to find out their fate]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=confederation-champions-poised-to-find-out-their-fate-2854775.htmlFIFA.com's exclusive coverage.]]>Fri, 25 Nov 2016 08:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Follow Saturday's Russia 2017 draw live on FIFA.com]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=follow-saturday-s-russia-2017-draw-live-on-fifa-com-2854456.htmlFIFA.com will be streaming live on Saturday 26 November as the Official Draw for the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 takes place at the Kazan Tennis Academy.]]>Thu, 24 Nov 2016 15:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Draw procedures of the Official Draw confirmed]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=draw-procedures-of-the-official-draw-confirmed-2854215.htmlThu, 24 Nov 2016 09:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[New Zealand claim edge after opening outings]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=new-zealand-claim-edge-after-opening-outings-2851540.htmlFIFA.com reviews the opening matches in Oceania’s third stage of Russia 2018 qualifying, with New Zealand best placed at this early juncture.]]>Wed, 16 Nov 2016 10:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Kai sees red as Kiwis held in New Caledonia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=kai-sees-red-as-kiwis-held-in-new-caledonia-2850802.htmlTue, 15 Nov 2016 08:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Rojas double ensures perfect start for New Zealand]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=rojas-double-ensures-perfect-start-for-new-zealand-2849506.htmlSat, 12 Nov 2016 04:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Oceanian sextet on the starting blocks]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=oceanian-sextet-on-the-starting-blocks-2847889.htmlFIFA.com previews the third stage of OFC’s 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying with Fiji, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Tahiti the six nations still in contention.]]>Mon, 07 Nov 2016 03:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Yana Churikova and Andrey Malakhov to present FIFA Confederations Cup draw]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=yana-churikova-and-andrey-malakhov-to-present-fifa-confederations-cup--2847587.htmlWed, 02 Nov 2016 13:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Draw sets out Oceania’s road to Russia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=7/news=draw-sets-out-oceania-s-road-to-russia-2811470.htmlFri, 08 Jul 2016 04:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![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, 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[Kiwis cruise as Fiji sink Solomons]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=kiwis-cruise-as-fiji-sink-solomons-2793376.htmlTue, 31 May 2016 12:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![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[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™
<![CDATA[Routes to Russia 2018 revealed at Preliminary Draw ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=routes-to-russia-2018-revealed-at-preliminary-draw-2667588.htmlSat, 25 Jul 2015 19:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Magic and milestones on Oceania journey]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=magic-and-milestones-oceania-journey-2227009.htmlFIFA.com reviews Oceania's two-year FIFA World Cup™ odyssey which produced numerous historic moments and no little emotion.]]>Thu, 21 Nov 2013 02:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Wellington win eases Mexico to Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=wellington-win-eases-mexico-brazil-2226820.htmlWed, 20 Nov 2013 08:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[Clapham, NZ’s local flag-bearer]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=clapham-local-flag-bearer-2225796.htmlFIFA.com spoke to midfielder Aaron Clapham, who has been a regular in the All Whites’ ranks and also experienced a FIFA World Cup despite having never played professionally.]]>Tue, 19 Nov 2013 07:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[Montes: We’re not in Brazil yet]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=montes-not-brazil-yet-2225559.htmlFIFA.com about his career and El Tri’s bumpy road to Brazil 2014.]]>Mon, 18 Nov 2013 20:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[Mexico out to finish the job in Wellington]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=mexico-out-finish-the-job-wellington-2225458.htmlFIFA.com previews the intercontinental showdown.]]>Mon, 18 Nov 2013 14:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[Home remedies revive Mexico at Azteca]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=home-remedies-revive-mexico-azteca-2223588.htmlWed, 13 Nov 2013 22:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[Kiwis name side for Mexico challenge]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=kiwis-name-side-for-mexico-challenge-2223088.htmlWed, 13 Nov 2013 04:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[Mexico, New Zealand in last throw of the dice]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=last-throw-the-dice-for-mexico-new-zealand-2222779.htmlWed, 13 Nov 2013 00:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[Wood: We're ready for Azteca]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=wood-ready-for-azteca-2222031.htmlFIFA.com spoke to New Zealand forward Chris Wood about the upcoming FIFA World Cup™ qualifying play-offs against Mexico, playing at the Azteca Stadium and his dream of facing England in Brazil.]]>Tue, 12 Nov 2013 01:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[Revived Layun proves doubters wrong]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=revived-layun-proves-doubters-wrong-2222309.htmlFIFA.com spoke exclusively to Mexican defender Miguel Layun, who, after facing years of adversity, is now one of his country’s beacons of hope as they prepare to face New Zealand in the play-off for Brazil 2014.

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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 13:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania
<![CDATA[Lift for Kiwis ahead of Mexico challenge]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=lift-for-all-whites-ahead-mexico-challenge-2218176.htmlTue, 05 Nov 2013 00:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Play-off CONCACAF/Oceania<![CDATA[FIFA dismisses charges against NZF]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=fifa-dismisses-charges-against-nzf-2172441.htmlWed, 11 Sep 2013 14:42:49 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[New Zealand World Cup hero calls time]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=8/news=new-zealand-world-cup-hero-paston-calls-time-2149706.htmlThu, 08 Aug 2013 02:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Memorable moments from the Festival of Champions]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=festival-der-meister-denkwurdige-momente-2105280.htmlFIFA.com presents some of the most memorable moments from the Festival of Champions.]]>Mon, 10 Jun 2013 09:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Drama and emotion on Oceania’s World Cup path]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=drama-and-emotion-oceania-world-cup-path-2050015.htmlFIFA.com takes a look back at what has been a typically fascinating odyssey for Oceania’s Brazil 2014 aspirants, with Tahiti and American Samoa enjoying breakthrough success, while New Zealand eventually secured top spot.]]>Thu, 28 Mar 2013 07:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Late drama secures Kiwis' play-off berth ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=late-drama-secures-kiwis-play-off-berth-2040074.htmlFri, 22 Mar 2013 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[New-look Kiwis eye play-off]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=new-look-kiwis-eye-play-off-2040029.htmlFri, 22 Mar 2013 03:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[All on the line in the Pacific]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=all-the-line-the-pacific-2038868.htmlFIFA.com previews the conclusion to Brazil 2014 qualifying in Oceania headlined by Friday's potentially pivotal meeting between New Zealand and New Caledonia.]]>Thu, 21 Mar 2013 00:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Prolific Brockie driven by Brazil ambition]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=prolific-brockie-driven-brazil-ambition-2035485.htmlFIFA.com chats with New Zealand striker Jeremy Brockie who, after enduring some torrid times, is enjoying career-best form as the All Whites prepare to tackle the business-end of their Brazil 2014 qualifying campaign.]]>Tue, 19 Mar 2013 21:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Herbert: We have more attacking diversity now]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=herbert-have-more-attacking-diversity-now-1782970.htmlFIFA.com about his hope of leading the Kiwis back to the same world stage where they caused such a lively stir in South Africa in 2010.]]>Thu, 11 Oct 2012 23:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Patience paying off for ambitious Kiwi pair]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=patience-paying-off-for-ambitious-kiwi-pair-1769993.htmlFIFA.com spoke with Jake Gleeson and Ian Hogg, two stars of a new generation of Kiwi players who are waiting patiently for their chance to shine.]]>Tue, 09 Oct 2012 07:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Oceania's final round drawn ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=oceania-final-round-drawn-1656333.htmlWed, 27 Jun 2012 09:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Glorious Tahiti claim maiden Oceania crown]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=glorious-tahiti-claim-maiden-oceania-crown-1646980.htmlSun, 10 Jun 2012 08:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[NZ, Solomons stunned by Francophone duo]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=solomons-stunned-francophone-duo-1645657.htmlFri, 08 Jun 2012 08:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Solo joy, Fiji despair as last four confirmed]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=solo-joy-fiji-despair-last-four-confirmed-1644862.htmlWed, 06 Jun 2012 07:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[All Whites advance, PNG exit ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=all-whites-advance-png-exit-1643812.htmlMon, 04 Jun 2012 08:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Early goals see favourites edge crucial wins]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=early-goals-see-favourites-edge-crucial-wins-1642834.htmlSat, 02 Jun 2012 08:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Reid: I'll treasure South Africa memories]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=5/news=reid-treasure-south-africa-memories-1641963.htmlFIFA.com he will treasure the memories he made at South Africa 2010 for the rest of his life, ahead of the All Whites beginning their qualification for 2014 FIFA World Cup™.]]>Thu, 31 May 2012 05:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[All in readiness for Oceania charge]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=5/news=all-readiness-for-oceania-charge-1641538.htmlWed, 30 May 2012 22:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Evolving Kiwis aim for dominance]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=5/news=evolving-kiwis-aim-for-dominance-1637492.htmlFIFA.com runs the rule over Oceania heavyweights New Zealand, who approach next week’s OFC Nations Cup with the aim of continuing their significant recent growth.]]>Fri, 25 May 2012 01:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone