Next week on FIFA.com
An inside look at the interviews, features and articles that FIFA.com will publish next week.
Interview with Frank Rijkaard
Frank Rijkaard speaks exclusively to FIFA.com while on a visit to South Africa. The Dutch legend discusses Lionel Messi, the 2008/09 UEFA Champions League final, and the next step in his coaching career.
Uruguayan giants Penarol and Nacional, both over 100 years old, have 85 league and eight Copa Libertadores titles between them. Their ancient rivalry comes under focus next week, and FIFA.com also turns the attention on Colo-Colo and Mustapha Hadji. El Cacique are the only Chilean club to have reigned as South American champions, while the Moroccan is best remembered for starring at the 1998 FIFA World Cup France™ en route to being named African Footballer of the Year.
Having recently achieved their highest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking position to date, FIFA.com looks at the progress of Grenada, who upset Trinidad and Tobago and Cuba en route to the Caribbean Cup final last year.
What to watch
European qualification for FIFA U-17 World Cup Nigeria 2009 will reach its conclusion on 18 May. As always, you can keep up to date with the tournament on FIFA.com.
FIFA.com's hidden gem
The About FIFA section has been revamped. It covers the many social, political and cultural elements of football's governing body, from grassroots news to features on social initiatives such as the 'Football for Hope' and 'Win in Africa with Africa' campaigns.
Next week on FIFA.com is published every Thursday.