<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 15 Apr 2014 14:09:00 GMTWed, 16 Apr 2014 16:36:58 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[FIFA.com launches Panini 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Online Sticker Album]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=fifa-com-launches-panini-2014-fifa-world-cup-braziltm-online-sticker-a-2319183.htmlFIFA.com has launched the Panini Online Sticker Album for the 2014 FIFA World Cup thanks to the support of Presenting Partner, Coca-Cola. 

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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Panini Sticker AlbumKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Ecuador’s other Valencia making his name]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=ecuador-other-valencia-making-his-name-2313212.htmlLa Tricolor team-mate Antonio as a key member of the team at Brazil 2014.]]>Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Noboa: Harmony is key for Ecuador]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=noboa-harmony-key-for-ecuador-2292896.htmlFIFA.com about his unusual career path in Russia, and that team unity is La Tri's secret weapon as they seek a best-ever FIFA World Cup™ showing this year in Brazil.]]>Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Brazil & France shine, Argentina struggle]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=brazil-and-france-impress-argentina-struggle-2293486.htmlThu, 06 Mar 2014 03:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[The kick-off draws closer]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=100-days-2292259.htmlFIFA.com casts its eyes ahead to what awaits on 12 June.]]>Tue, 04 Mar 2014 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[World Cup hopefuls in dress rehearsal]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=world-cup-hopefuls-ready-for-dress-rehearsal-2291748.htmlMon, 03 Mar 2014 11:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Team Base Camps for Brazil 2014 announced]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=team-base-camps-for-brazil-2014-announced-2267880.htmlThe Team Base Camps for the 32 participating teams for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil have been announced. ]]>Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[England line up Peru, Ecuador & Honduras ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=england-line-peru-ecuador-honduras-2262024.htmlThu, 16 Jan 2014 14:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Global reaction to the Final Draw on Twitter]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=tweets-from-the-game-elite-players-2240906.htmlSat, 07 Dec 2013 05:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Group E: France the favourites despite Swiss form]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=group-france-the-favourites-despite-swiss-form-2240371.htmlFIFA.com examines Group E, in which European duo Switzerland and France will hope to push past American contenders Honduras and Ecuador. ]]>Fri, 06 Dec 2013 20:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Rueda: That’s football and that’s life!]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=rueda-that-football-and-that-life-group-reaction-2240532.htmlFri, 06 Dec 2013 20:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Final Draw reveals intriguing groups]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=final-draw-reveals-intriguing-groups-2240026.htmlSpain, the Netherlands, Chile and Australia will make up the proverbial ‘group of death’ at the 20th FIFA World Cup, while Uruguay, Italy, England and Costa Rica will comprise another intriguing pool.

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Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Football figures open up at the Final Draw]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=football-figures-open-the-final-draw-2239902.htmlFIFA.com presents its readers with some selected highlights.]]>Fri, 06 Dec 2013 08:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[A team of stars for the draw]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=team-stars-for-the-draw-2239896.htmlThu, 05 Dec 2013 20:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[South America’s coaches have their say]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=south-america-coaches-have-their-say-2238369.htmlSouth American qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ saw plenty of twists, turns and surprises and we surveyed the coaches involved to find out what they made of their region's road to Brazil.

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Tue, 03 Dec 2013 13:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[The votes are in]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=the-votes-are-2238352.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the votes of each of the coaches that participated in the poll after the conclusion of the South American qualifying campaign.]]>Tue, 03 Dec 2013 13:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[South America delivers again]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=south-america-delivers-again-2227148.htmlThu, 21 Nov 2013 13:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[No more 2014 FIFA World Cup tickets available in second sale period after seven hours]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=more-2014-fifa-world-cup-tickets-available-second-sale-period-after-seve-2222446.htmlMon, 11 Nov 2013 21:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Second ticketing sales window now open]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=second-ticketing-sales-window-open-monday-2220909.htmlMore than 220,000 tickets for Brazil 2014 will be up for grabs when the next sales window opens at 12:00 CET / 9:00 Brasilia time on Monday, 11 November.

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Fri, 08 Nov 2013 16:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[One month to go: Costa do Sauipe gears up for the Final Draw]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=one-month-costa-sauipe-gears-for-the-final-draw-2219432.htmlWed, 06 Nov 2013 17:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Ecuador's qualification in numbers]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=10/news=ecuador-qualification-numbers-2198135.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look La Tricolor's route to Brazil 2014, which will be the country’s third participation at a FIFA World Cup.]]>Thu, 17 Oct 2013 11:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Uruguay play-off bound, Chile, Ecuador through]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=10/news=uruguay-play-off-bound-chile-ecuador-progress-2197126.htmlFIFA.com reviews the final round of action.]]>Wed, 16 Oct 2013 08:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Qualified Ecuador remember Benitez]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=10/news=qualified-ecuador-remember-benitez-2197037.htmlWed, 16 Oct 2013 02:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Chile, Ecuador revel, Uruguay face play-off]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=10/news=chile-ecuador-advance-uruguay-face-another-play-off-2196965.htmlWed, 16 Oct 2013 02:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Two from three go directly to Brazil]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=10/news=two-from-three-directly-brazil-2195779.htmlMon, 14 Oct 2013 13:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Colombia qualify, Ecuador edge closer]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=10/news=colombia-qualify-ecuador-edge-closer-2195016.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the CONMEBOL action as Colombia fought back from three goals down to secure their ticket to Brazil, while Ecuador moved closer to qualification with a 1-0 victory over Uruguay in Quito.

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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 08:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone
<![CDATA[All eyes on Quito and Barranquilla]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=10/news=tension-tres-bandas-2193696.htmlFri, 11 Oct 2013 09:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Stuani: The adrenaline is pumping]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=10/news=stuani-the-adrenaline-pumping-2192460.htmlLos Charruas seek to avoid yet another intercontinental play-off by winning their crucial upcoming Brazil 2014 qualifiers against Ecuador and Argentina.]]>Wed, 09 Oct 2013 02:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Ayovi: We'll battle every inch]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=10/news=ayovi-battle-every-inch-2192360.htmlEcuador midfielder Walter Ayovi, fully focused on getting to Brazil next year, spoke with FIFA.com about his disappointment on missing the last two FIFA World Cups, the late Cristian Benitez, and more. 

 

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Tue, 08 Oct 2013 17:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone
<![CDATA[Argentina through, Uruguay on the prowl]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=9/news=argentina-through-uruguay-the-prowl-2172262.htmlFIFA.com reviews the action from another busy day of FIFA World Cup qualifying in South America, as Argentina booked their ticket to Brazil and Uruguay continued their resurgence.

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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 05:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone
<![CDATA[Argentina qualify in style, Colombia denied]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=9/news=argentina-qualify-style-2172155.htmlLa Albiceleste booked their ticket to Brazil 2014, while Colombia will have to wait after they stumbled in Uruguay.]]>Wed, 11 Sep 2013 03:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Argentina and Colombia on the cusp]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=9/news=argentina-and-colombia-the-cusp-2169783.htmlMon, 09 Sep 2013 13:44:33 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Giant steps for Colombia and Chile]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=9/news=giant-steps-for-colombia-and-chile-2169150.htmlColombia and Chile took big steps towards qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup with wins in the South American qualifying group, while Paraguay and Uruguay also recorded victories.

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Sat, 07 Sep 2013 09:06:22 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone
<![CDATA[Colombia on brink after Ecuador win]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=9/news=colombia-brink-after-ecuador-win-2168966.htmlColombia's 1-0 victory over visiting ten-man Ecuador has assured the hosts of at least a play-off spot to secure a place in Brazil next summer.

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Sat, 07 Sep 2013 00:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone
<![CDATA[A time for cool heads]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=9/news=time-for-cool-heads-2167704.htmlThu, 05 Sep 2013 08:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Rueda: We'll greatly miss Chucho]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=8/news=rueda-greatly-miss-chucho-2157798.html After the death of his father and star player Cristian Benitez in the space of four days in July, Ecuador coach Reinaldo Rueda is drawing on reserves of strength to steer La Tricolor to their third FIFA World Cup. 

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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 15:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone
<![CDATA[Sadness surrounds Cristian Benitez death]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ecuador striker Cristian Benitez has passed away due to a cardiorespiratory arrest in Qatar. A key player for his national team, the loss of the 27-year-old has caused deep sadness across the footballing community.

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Mon, 29 Jul 2013 21:10:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News
<![CDATA[Uruguay rebound, Colombia on the verge]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=6/news=uruguay-rebound-colombia-the-verge-2106440.htmlWed, 12 Jun 2013 08:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Messi: Playing in Ecuador is tough]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=6/news=messi-playing-ecuador-tough-2106229.htmlWed, 12 Jun 2013 00:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Argentina held by Ecuador, Colombia win]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=6/news=ecuador-hold-argentina-colombia-edge-closer-2106183.htmlTue, 11 Jun 2013 23:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Argentina on cusp, heat on Peru, Uruguay]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=6/news=argentina-cusp-pressure-for-peru-uruguay-2105333.htmlMon, 10 Jun 2013 14:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Chile boost their cause, Peru still in the hunt]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=6/news=chile-boost-their-cause-peru-still-the-hunt-2104545.htmlChile and Peruvian veteran Claudio Pizarro impressed on a day that saw a Lionel Messi cameo unable to prevent CONMEBOL's first goalless match of 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil qualifying so far.

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Sat, 08 Jun 2013 08:47:42 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone
<![CDATA[Colombia trip tops the bill]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=6/news=colombia-trip-tops-the-bill-2103535.htmlAhead of Matchday 13 of the South American qualifying competition for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, FIFA.com previews Friday's action including the high profile match-up between Argentina and Colombia.

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Thu, 06 Jun 2013 17:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone
<![CDATA[Montero: I've never experienced anything like this]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=5/news=montero-never-experienced-anything-like-this-2080469.htmlFIFA.com about his team's historic high in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking and his dreams of reaching Brazil 2014.]]>Thu, 16 May 2013 08:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Ecuador hit four, Chile bounce back]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=3/news=ecuador-hit-four-chile-bounce-back-2049704.htmlFIFA.com reflects on the South American action.]]>Wed, 27 Mar 2013 03:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Argentina held by struggling Bolivia, trio win]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=3/news=argentina-held-struggling-bolivia-trio-win-2048473.htmlTue, 26 Mar 2013 22:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Trips for top two, Chile host Uruguay]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=3/news=trips-for-top-two-chile-host-uruguay-2044875.htmlChile host Uruguay in what looks set to be a crucial game in the hunt for an automatic South American FIFA World Cup™ qualification place, while leaders Argentina visit Bolivia and Colombia travel to Venezuela.

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Mon, 25 Mar 2013 15:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone
<![CDATA[Messi wary of Bolivia]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=3/news=messi-wary-bolivia-2044956.htmlMon, 25 Mar 2013 14:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Argentina and Colombia pull clear]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=3/news=argentina-and-colombia-pull-clear-2044156.htmlThere were emphatic wins for Argentina and Colombia on Matchday 11 of the South American qualifying competition for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. Separated by four points, the duo are now clear at the top of the table.

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Sat, 23 Mar 2013 05:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone
<![CDATA[Minda: Our team has matured gradually]]>/southamerica/news/y=2013/m=3/news=minda-our-team-has-matured-gradually-2034375.htmlMon, 18 Mar 2013 07:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone<![CDATA[Argentina lead but all still to play for]]>/southamerica/news/y=2012/m=12/news=argentina-lead-but-all-still-play-for-1977113.htmlLa Albiceleste, who have a firm grip on top spot, the South American qualifying section for the FIFA World Cup™ 2014 in Brazil has been a rollercoaster ride throughout 2012.]]>Fri, 28 Dec 2012 11:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. South American Zone