<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2018 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 29 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMTSat, 16 Jun 2018 22:55:19 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Gianni Infantino visits several Member Associations in the CONCACAF region]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=4/news=gianni-infantino-visits-several-member-associations-in-the-concacaf-re-2879307.htmlFollowing the 67th CONMEBOL Ordinary Congress in Santiago, Chile, FIFA President Gianni Infantino kicked off his visit to several neighbouring countries in the CONCACAF region by attending two matches on the opening day of FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Nassau, the Bahamas.

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News
<![CDATA[From the streets: Guyana on the rise]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2016/m=3/news=from-the-streets-guyana-on-the-rise-2770644.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at the recent progress made by Guyana in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking.]]>Thu, 17 Mar 2016 09:01:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Familiar duo qualify as Mexico exit early]]>/womensolympic/news/y=2016/m=2/news=familiar-duo-qualify-as-mexico-exit-early-2766512.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the action from the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Texas where USA and Canada, qualified with relative ease for the 2016 Women's Olympic Football Tournament in Rio de Janeiro.]]>Tue, 23 Feb 2016 17:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Women<![CDATA[Eight teams, two tickets in CONCACAF qualifiers]]>/womensolympic/news/y=2016/m=2/news=eight-teams-two-tickets-in-concacaf-qualifiers-2764669.htmlCanada and world champions USA are both wary of their regional rivals as the CONCACAF qualifiers for the Rio 2016 Women's Olympic Football Tournament loom in the United States.

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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Women
<![CDATA[Plenty to play for in competitive CONCACAF]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=12/news=plenty-to-play-for-in-competitive-concacaf-2741579.htmlWed, 02 Dec 2015 06:59:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Korea DPR climb as USA stay top]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=9/news=korea-dpr-climb-as-usa-stay-top-2695985.htmlFri, 25 Sep 2015 08:57:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[World Cup qualifying: the story so far]]>/worldcup/news/world-cup-qualifying-the-story-so-far-2660791With the Preliminary Draw set to take centre stage this week, we look back at the first steps on the road to Russia 2018, with 76 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches having already been played across Asia and North America.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[CONCACAF celebrates Women’s Football Day in style]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=5/news=concacaf-celebrates-women-s-football-day-in-style-2608192.htmlFIFA.com looks back on CONCACAF’s Women’s Football Day and the outstanding events the member associations in the region put on to support the continued development and growth of the game.]]>Mon, 25 May 2015 15:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Belgium and Brazil climb third and fifth]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=4/news=belgium-and-brazil-climb-third-and-fifth-2583443.htmlThu, 09 Apr 2015 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA and CONCACAF introduce club licensing in the CONCACAF region]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=1/news=fifa-and-concacaf-introduce-club-licensing-in-the-concacaf-region-2507080.htmlThu, 15 Jan 2015 13:27:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[CONCACAF’s best to battle in group stage]]>/live-scores/concacafchampionsleague/news/newsid/241/625/1/index.htmlFIFA.com previews the action by looking at a few of the marquee match-ups and unfamiliar faces taking part in the region’s premier competition.]]>Mon, 04 Aug 2014 21:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Portugal and Brazil return to top ten]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2013/m=11/news=portugal-and-brazil-return-top-ten-2230272.htmlThu, 28 Nov 2013 09:55:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Facebook fans grill Yorke]]>/worldcup/news/facebook-fans-grill-yorke-2216173While on the Caribbean leg of the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour, FIFA ambassador Dwight Yorke took some time out to answer a few questions from fans posted on the tour’s official Facebook page.

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Fri, 01 Nov 2013 16:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Trophy Tour Kind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™
<![CDATA[FIFA, CONCACAF team up in Cayman Islands]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=10/news=fifa-concacaf-team-cayman-islands-2208485.htmlWed, 30 Oct 2013 09:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President opens FIFA Development Seminar in CONCACAF]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2013/m=10/news=fifa-president-opens-fifa-development-seminar-concacaf-2201764.htmlFIFA President Joseph S. Blatter, CONCACAF President and FIFA Vice-President Jeffrey Webb and FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke today kicked-off a four-day FIFA Development Seminar in Grand Cayman.

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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 17:16:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA President to open development seminar in Cayman Islands]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2013/m=10/news=fifa-president-open-development-seminar-cayman-islands-2197988.htmlFIFA President Joseph S. Blatter, FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke and CONCACAF President and FIFA Vice-President Jeffrey Webb will open a five-day FIFA seminar in Grand Cayman on Monday 21 October.

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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 09:59:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[The FIFA World Cup™ Trophy jets off in style on the Caribbean leg of its worldwide Tour]]>/worldcup/news/the-fifa-world-cuptm-trophy-jets-off-style-the-caribbean-leg-its-worldwi-2181380 After a successful launch e in Rio, with a bird’s eye view of the iconic Maracana, the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola jetted off to start its international tour by visiting Tahiti, Fiji and Vanuatu.

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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 15:17:48 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Trophy Tour Kind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™
<![CDATA[FIFA to implement first Goal project in Indonesia ]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=9/news=fifa-implement-first-goal-project-indonesia-2167539.htmlWed, 04 Sep 2013 18:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=News<![CDATA[Mexico, Salvadorans comb the beach for gold]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2013/m=5/news=mexico-salvadorans-comb-the-beach-for-gold-2074665.htmlTue, 07 May 2013 05:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[FIFA and CONCACAF work together to bring reconciliation]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2013/m=1/news=fifa-and-concacaf-work-together-bring-reconciliation-1983240.htmlFri, 11 Jan 2013 16:53:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=ConfederationsKind=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[Moment of truth for CONCACAF pack]]>/worldcup/news/moment-truth-for-concacaf-pack-1785221FIFA.com previews what promises to be a nail-biting evening.]]>Mon, 15 Oct 2012 15:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Relief for USA as Ticos resurrect campaign]]>/worldcup/news/relief-for-usa-ticos-resurrect-campaign-1784704Sat, 13 Oct 2012 05:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Mexico first to advance]]>/worldcup/news/mexico-first-advance-1700324FIFA.com relives Tuesday’s action in the CONCACAF Zone.]]>Wed, 12 Sep 2012 06:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Mexico stand firm, Jamaica sink USA]]>/worldcup/news/mexico-stand-firm-jamaica-sink-usa-1697737Though there were away wins for Mexico and Honduras, CONCACAF heavyweights USA went down in Kingston while Canada put the brakes on fast-starting Panama as FIFA.com reviews the action.

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Sat, 08 Sep 2012 06:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Shabazz: Survival the name of the game]]>/worldcup/news/shabazz-survival-the-name-the-game-1696323After excelling in Round 2 of the CONCACAF qualifiers for Brazil 2014, the Golden Jaguars of Guyana are finding life altogether harder in Round 3. FIFA.com spoke to their coach. 

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Thu, 06 Sep 2012 14:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Mexico, Panama prosper as USA slip up]]>/worldcup/news/mexico-panama-prosper-usa-slip-1648810FIFA.com takes a look back at this week's Brazil 2014 qualifying action in CONCACAF.]]>Wed, 13 Jun 2012 05:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Hard road ahead for USA, Mexico]]>/worldcup/news/hard-road-ahead-for-usa-mexico-1647073FIFA.com previews the latest round of CONCACAF qualifying.]]>Mon, 11 Jun 2012 14:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[CONCACAF giants out of the gates]]>/worldcup/news/concacaf-giants-out-the-gates-1646336Mexico and USA both earned 3-1 wins in their first Brazil 2014 qualifiers on Friday, while Canada and Panama picked up valuable points on the road.

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Sat, 09 Jun 2012 05:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Underdogs wait as Mexico, USA enter fray]]>/worldcup/news/underdogs-wait-mexico-usa-enter-fray-1645045FIFA.com previews the third round of Brazil 2014 qualifiers in North, Central America and the Caribbean, in which Mexico and USA will begin their campaigns against rank outsiders.]]>Thu, 07 Jun 2012 16:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Azteca baptism for giant-killers Guyana]]>/worldcup/news/azteca-baptism-for-giant-killers-guyana-1604900FIFA.com caught up with some of Guyana's giant-killers as they again plot the downfall of CONCACAF's elite ahead of the resumption of Brazil 2014 qualifying in June.]]>Tue, 27 Mar 2012 12:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[CFU appoint Normalisation Committee]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2011/m=12/news=cfu-appoint-normalisation-committee-1561201.htmlAfter two days of meetings at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, the Caribbean Football Union have appointed a new Normalisation Committee, entrusted with forming a new Executive Committee in 2012.

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Thu, 22 Dec 2011 10:14:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[Mexico fancied in formidable group]]>/worldcup/news/mexico-fancied-formidable-group-1552470Wed, 07 Dec 2011 16:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[A new beginning for Guyana]]>/worldcup/news/new-beginning-for-guyana-1547059FIFA.com sat down with a few of those Golden Jaguars to find out why.]]>Thu, 24 Nov 2011 14:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Joy of six in CONCACAF ]]>/worldcup/news/joy-six-concacaf-1543180Wed, 16 Nov 2011 03:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Historic night for Antigua, Guyana ]]>/worldcup/news/historic-night-for-antigua-guyana-1541705Sat, 12 Nov 2011 03:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Canada close as Trinidad, Haiti sweat]]>/worldcup/news/canada-close-trinidad-haiti-sweat-1539757The penultimate round in CONCACAF’s first stage of Brazil 2014 qualifying takes place tomorrow with regional elite El Salvador and Canada set to seal progression, however, Trinidad and Tobago are under pressure.

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Thu, 10 Nov 2011 15:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Shabazz inspired by Guyana quest]]>/worldcup/news/shabazz-inspired-guyana-quest-1534032Following Guyana's blockbuster unbeaten start to 2014 FIFA World Cup™ qualification, coach Jamaal Shabazz tells FIFA.com of how he is captured by the attitude in the squad and on facing his native Trinidad and Tobago.

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Fri, 28 Oct 2011 11:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone
<![CDATA[Panama in as CONCACAF axe falls ]]>/worldcup/news/panama-concacaf-axe-falls-1525940Wed, 12 Oct 2011 05:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Harvey, back for Barbados ]]>/worldcup/news/harvey-back-for-barbados-1522099Fri, 07 Oct 2011 08:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Ethics Committee bans Guyana FA president Colin Klass for 26 months ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2011/m=9/news=ethics-committee-bans-guyana-president-colin-klass-for-months-1515457.htmlFri, 23 Sep 2011 17:27:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=CommitteesKind=Release<![CDATA[Leading pack climbs in CONCACAF]]>/worldcup/news/leading-pack-climbs-concacaf-1506600FIFA.com recaps matchday two of group-stage qualifying for Brazil 2014 in North, Central America and the Caribbean, where the fancied sides all consolidated their strong starts.]]>Wed, 07 Sep 2011 04:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Egypt back in the top ten]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2010/m=11/news=egypt-back-the-top-ten-1335562.htmlWed, 17 Nov 2010 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Canada triumph, Mexico celebrate]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2010/m=11/news=canada-triumph-mexico-celebrate-1332096.htmlFIFA.com looks back at a historic qualifying event in Cancun that saw Canada claim just their second continental title, while hosts Mexico also secured a ticket to Germany 2011.

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Tue, 09 Nov 2010 13:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Germany 2011
<![CDATA[No holiday for USA in Cancun]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2010/m=10/news=holiday-for-usa-cancun-1323836.htmlUSA head to Cancun as heavy favourites to once again top FIFA Women’s World Cup™ qualifying in CONCACAF, but they won’t have things all their own way as Canada have a new style and Mexico the home fans.

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Tue, 26 Oct 2010 13:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Germany 2011
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: August 2010]]>/development/news/y=2010/m=8/news=women-round-august-2010-1289903.htmlFIFA.com looks back at the main events in women's football during August, including success for Marta's FC Gold Pride in the USA and the start of a new era in England.

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Thu, 26 Aug 2010 08:38:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[US women stand firm]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2010/m=8/news=women-stand-firm-1284586.htmlThe United States women's national team have held firm at the pinnacle of the world pecking order while Denmark have penetrated the top ten.

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Fri, 13 Aug 2010 09:03:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[Moment of truth in New World]]>/worldcup/news/moment-truth-new-world-809942Fri, 20 Jun 2008 10:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™<![CDATA[A shock loss for T&T]]>/worldcup/news/shock-loss-for-804602Mon, 16 Jun 2008 03:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™<![CDATA[Honduras through as Ticos stumble]]>/worldcup/news/honduras-through-ticos-stumble-802125Sat, 14 Jun 2008 22:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™