<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2018 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 06 Sep 2017 11:49:00 GMTMon, 08 Oct 2018 20:54:41 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[All Whites safely navigate arduous Pacific journey]]>/worldcup/news/all-whites-safely-navigate-arduous-pacific-journey-2907193FIFA.com reviews two years of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Oceania which commenced in Tonga and concluded with New Zealand setting up an intercontinental play-off against a South American opponent. ]]>Wed, 06 Sep 2017 11:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Road to Uruguay 2018 begins in Oceania]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=8/news=road-to-uruguay-2018-begins-in-oceania-2902728.htmlLess than ten months after Korea DPR defeated Japan to win their second FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, qualification is about to commence for the 2018 edition of the tournament, starting with the OFC U-16 Women’s Championship.

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Thu, 03 Aug 2017 07:45:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Seventh heaven for Auckland City]]>/live-scores/ofcchampionsleague/news/newsid/288/314/0/index.htmlFIFA.com reviews this year's OFC Champions League where Auckland City reached another FIFA Club World Cup after a campaign that was dominant even by their standards.]]>Mon, 08 May 2017 10:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2017 <![CDATA[Oceanian contenders eye Auckland's crown]]>/live-scores/ofcchampionsleague/news/newsid/286/843/3/index.htmlFIFA.com previews the OFC Champions League where Team Wellington lead a host of contenders seeking to end Auckland's City's dominance.]]>Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2017 <![CDATA[Historic landmarks highlight Oceanian qualifiers ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=historic-landmarks-highlight-oceanian-qualifiers-2835033.htmlFIFA.com reviews a historic edition of the OFC U-20 Championship as New Zealand and Vanuatu earned progression to the world stage.]]>Mon, 19 Sep 2016 09:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Logan’s run though the national team carousel]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=logan-s-run-though-the-national-team-carousel-2829938.htmlThu, 01 Sep 2016 08:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Race for India kick-started in Polynesia]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2016/m=8/news=race-for-india-kick-started-in-polynesia-2818940.htmlFri, 05 Aug 2016 05:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Samoa’s Kiwi complete Oceania line-up]]>/live-scores/ofcchampionsleague/news/newsid/276/320/1/index.htmlMon, 01 Feb 2016 06:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Perfect five for Kiwis]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=1/news=perfect-five-for-kiwis-2756695.htmlMon, 25 Jan 2016 06:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[A platform for further development in Oceania]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=1/news=a-platform-for-further-development-in-oceania-2756119.htmlOceania’s first FIFA Women’s Football Regional Development Seminar in 2005 was held in Cook Islands, and now ten years on, the same Polynesian nation is hosting another event that will be crucial to furthering the women’s game throughout the region.

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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 09:34:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Germany up to second, Spain back in top ten]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=9/news=germany-up-to-second-spain-back-in-top-ten-2702884.htmlThu, 01 Oct 2015 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Long road to glory begins with a small step]]>/worldcup/news/long-road-to-glory-begins-with-a-small-step-2673733FIFA.com previews the first round of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying in Oceania, which begins with a four-team competition taking place in Tonga with just one ticket to Round 2 on offer for the four hopefuls.]]>Sun, 30 Aug 2015 08:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Oceanian legacy key to coaching workshop ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=oceanian-legacy-key-to-coaching-workshop-2621311.htmlFIFA.com reports from a regional workshop in Auckland that saw coaches from each of the OFC member associations analyse and learn from the ongoing FIFA U-20 World Cup.]]>Mon, 08 Jun 2015 01:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Hard-won success for New Zealand as gap closes]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=hard-won-success-for-new-zealand-as-gap-closes-2512278.htmlWed, 28 Jan 2015 13:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Full set on the starting blocks for Oceania’s Chile charge]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=full-set-on-the-starting-blocks-for-oceania-s-chile-charge-2505145.htmlMon, 12 Jan 2015 09:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Ambitious Kiwis head Oceania quartet]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=ambitious-kiwis-head-oceania-quartet-2463637.htmlThu, 30 Oct 2014 06:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Phillips aims to lead PNG upset]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=philips-aims-to-lead-png-upset-2460921.htmlThu, 23 Oct 2014 07:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Samoa side top Polynesian quartet]]>/live-scores/news/y=2014/m=10/news=samoa-side-take-polynesia-honours-2456284.htmlMon, 13 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Island nations edge closer to Auckland benchmark]]>/live-scores/ofcchampionsleague/news/newsid/234/115/5/index.htmlMon, 19 May 2014 10:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Magic and milestones on Oceania journey]]>/worldcup/news/magic-and-milestones-oceania-journey-2227009FIFA.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[Building for further Oceania sand-based success]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=building-for-further-oceania-sand-based-success-2182737.htmlMon, 30 Sep 2013 08:55:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[FIFA and OFC define development priorities]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=9/news=fifa-and-ofc-define-development-priorities-2174572.htmlMon, 16 Sep 2013 14:03:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Development boost for the women’s game in Oceania]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=5/news=development-boost-for-the-women-game-oceania-2079572.htmlWed, 15 May 2013 06:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Kiwis remain perfect in Oceania]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2013/m=4/news=kiwis-remain-perfect-oceania-2065660.htmlFIFA.com reviews the six-nation Oceania championship in Vanuatu.]]>Mon, 29 Apr 2013 09:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Oceania sextet take aim at world stage]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2013/m=4/news=oceania-sextet-take-aim-world-stage-2059125.htmlTue, 16 Apr 2013 10:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[New route opens up for Oceania aspirants]]>/live-scores/news/y=2013/m=3/news=new-route-opens-for-oceania-aspirants-2050295.htmlFIFA.com previews the upcoming OFC Champions League season which boasts a new format as eight clubs, led by reigning champions Auckland City, bid for Oceanian club supremacy.]]>Fri, 29 Mar 2013 05:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Drama and emotion on Oceania’s World Cup path]]>/worldcup/news/drama-and-emotion-oceania-world-cup-path-2050015FIFA.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[Cook Islands keep hopes alive amid late drama]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2013/m=1/news=cook-islands-keep-hopes-alive-amid-late-drama-1995722.htmlSat, 26 Jan 2013 07:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[New look for Oceania’s elite club competition]]>/live-scores/news/y=2012/m=12/news=new-look-for-oceania-elite-club-competition-1973247.htmlMon, 17 Dec 2012 08:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Tupapa crowned again]]>/live-scores/news/y=2012/m=11/news=tupapa-crowned-again-1970243.htmlMon, 19 Nov 2012 03:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[What is international football’s biggest rivalry?]]>/live-scores/news/y=2012/m=11/news=what-international-football-biggest-rivalry-1893478.htmlFIFA.com wants to know what you feel is the biggest rivalry in the international game.]]>Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Auckland continue to reign in Oceania]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2012/m=5/news=auckland-continue-reign-oceania-1631695.htmlFIFA.com reports.]]>Tue, 15 May 2012 09:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2012<![CDATA[Renowned kings crowned in Iran, Oceania]]>/live-scores/news/y=2012/m=5/news=renowned-kings-crowned-iran-oceania-1630943.htmlFIFA.com’s weekly review of club action in Asia and Oceania is highlighted by more glory for Iran’s Sepahan and New Zealand’s Auckland City, while there is also a look at the latest from Japan, Korea Republic and elsewhere.]]>Mon, 14 May 2012 11:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Silverware and stuttering leaders]]>/live-scores/news/y=2012/m=5/news=silverware-and-stuttering-leaders-1626541.htmlFIFA.com’s weekly review of club action across Asia and Oceania looks at stumbles for the leaders in Iran, Japan and Korea Republic, while at the other end of the spectrum new kings were crowned in Jordan, Kuwait and Lebanon.]]>Mon, 07 May 2012 09:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[New Zealand youngsters cruise through Pacific]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2012/m=4/news=new-zealand-youngsters-cruise-through-pacific-1615810.htmlFIFA.com reviews the Oceania qualifying tournament for Azerbaijan 2012 where New Zealand confirmed their status as continental elite with a comfortable victory in the four-nation event.]]>Mon, 16 Apr 2012 11:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Azerbaijan 2012<![CDATA[Kiwis top Oceania to reach world finals]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2012/m=4/news=kiwis-top-oceania-reach-world-finals-1614690.htmlNew Zealand cruised past the opposition in Oceania, defeating Papua New Guinea on the final day of qualifying for Azerbaijan 2012 to confirm their third appearance at the global finals since its inaugural edition in 2008.

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Fri, 13 Apr 2012 05:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Azerbaijan 2012
<![CDATA[Oceania youngsters dream of global stage]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2012/m=4/news=oceania-youngsters-dream-global-stage-1611851.htmlSun, 08 Apr 2012 09:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Azerbaijan 2012<![CDATA[Dreams and history made in Oceania]]>/worldcup/news/dreams-and-history-made-oceania-1548943Mon, 28 Nov 2011 09:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Samoa edge neighbours to secure passage]]>/worldcup/news/samoa-edge-neighbours-secure-passage-1548542Sun, 27 Nov 2011 07:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[American Samoa denied second win]]>/worldcup/news/american-samoa-denied-second-win-1547781Fri, 25 Nov 2011 03:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Late winner lifts Samoa past Cook Islands]]>/worldcup/news/late-winner-lifts-samoa-past-cook-islands-1546772Wed, 23 Nov 2011 07:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Oceania quartet commence long road]]>/worldcup/news/oceania-quartet-commence-long-road-1546159Tue, 22 Nov 2011 11:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Committed Tonga’s fresh approach ]]>/worldcup/news/committed-tonga-fresh-approach-1544604Fri, 18 Nov 2011 09:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[FIFA’s Performance Seminar a success]]>/development/news/y=2011/m=11/news=fifa-performance-seminar-success-1542237.htmlTue, 15 Nov 2011 08:06:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=PerformanceKind=News<![CDATA[Tight margins among Pacific elite]]>/live-scores/news/y=2011/m=9/news=tight-margins-among-pacific-elite-1509658.htmlNew Caledonia emerged triumphant on home soil at this year’s Pacific Games as a number of teams continued their preparations for Brazil 2014 qualifying.

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Tue, 13 Sep 2011 09:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Pitch perfect in Oceania]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2011/m=8/news=pitch-perfect-oceania-1490652.htmlThu, 11 Aug 2011 05:51:00 GMTArea=Football Technology Section=FootballsKind=News<![CDATA[Wide open in Oceania's Group A]]>/worldcup/news/wide-open-oceania-group-1484642Wed, 03 Aug 2011 09:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[High-flying Kiwis face tough task]]>/worldcup/news/high-flying-kiwis-face-tough-task-1483249Sat, 30 Jul 2011 22:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Oceania goalkeeper stocks receive a boost]]>/development/news/y=2011/m=6/news=oceania-goalkeeper-stocks-receive-boost-1450395.htmlFri, 10 Jun 2011 02:42:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News<![CDATA[Nelsen, Riley earn OFC awards ]]>/live-scores/news/y=2011/m=5/news=nelsen-riley-earn-ofc-awards-1442353.htmlFri, 27 May 2011 12:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News