<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2018 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 02 Oct 2017 20:00:00 GMTTue, 09 Oct 2018 02:11:46 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Pioneering Herrera cherishing a Libertadores dream]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=10/news=pioneering-herrera-cherishing-a-libertadores-dream-2910125.htmlAlejandra Herrera is set to be the first player from El Salvador to feature in the Women's Copa Libertadores. We caught up with her to talk making history and taking on the continent's best with River Plate.

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Mon, 02 Oct 2017 20:00:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Stars and Stripes close gap on El Tri ]]>/live-scores/goldcup/news/newsid/290/196/1/index.htmlThu, 27 Jul 2017 15:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017<![CDATA[Favourites prevail as last-four takes shape]]>/live-scores/goldcup/news/newsid/290/159/3/index.htmlFIFA.com reviews the opening two 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup semi-finals as continental heavyweights Costa Rica and USA progressed with narrow wins.]]>Thu, 20 Jul 2017 05:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017<![CDATA[Stalteri's starlets have eyes on India ]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=stalteri-s-starlets-have-eyes-on-india-2880128.htmlFri, 21 Apr 2017 15:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Four tickets up for grabs in CONCACAF]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=four-tickets-up-for-grabs-in-concacaf-2867497.htmlTwelve teams will be playing for four spots at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 when the CONCACAF U-20 Championship kicks off in Costa Rica on 17 February. FIFA.com previews the qualifying tournament.

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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 20:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Two tickets left in CONCACAF scrap]]>/worldcup/news/two-tickets-left-in-concacaf-scrap-2830647FIFA.com previews Tuesday's final matchday of semi-final round qualifying in the CONCACAF zone, where USA and Honduras are hoping to book their places in the Hexagonal

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Mon, 05 Sep 2016 23:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Speedy strikes and a Uruguayan wanderer]]>/news/y=2016/m=7/news=speedy-strikes-and-a-uruguayan-wanderer-2811261.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review takes you to Argentina, Brazil, Canada, El Salvador and, of course, France.]]>Wed, 06 Jul 2016 11:52:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA sanctions several football associations after discriminatory chants by fans]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=fifa-sanctions-several-football-associations-after-discriminatory-chan-2792733.htmlFri, 27 May 2016 15:26:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Mexico, Costa Rica keen to stay perfect]]>/worldcup/news/mexico-costa-rica-keen-to-stay-perfect-2771841 FIFA.com looks ahead to Matchday 3 of Round Four on CONCACAF's long road to Russia 2018, where Mexico and Costa Rica are eager to maintain their unblemished records. ]]>Wed, 23 Mar 2016 08:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Mexico out in front on CONCACAF road]]>/worldcup/news/mexico-out-front-on-concacaf-road-2747598FIFA.com wraps up the action on the road to Russia 2018 from CONCACAF in 2015, a year in which Mexico reasserted their dominance and USA lost their way.

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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 15:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Referees and assistant referees selected]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=referees-and-assistant-referees-selected-2731609.htmlTue, 10 Nov 2015 07:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![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[Hunt on for CONCACAF crown]]>/live-scores/goldcup/news/newsid/266/111/3/index.htmlMon, 06 Jul 2015 13:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015<![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[El Salvador hosts successful beach soccer seminar]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=el-salvador-hosts-successful-beach-soccer-seminar-2583895.htmlEl Salvador provided the venue for the latest FIFA/CONCACAF Beach Soccer Seminar, held on 1-4 April, coinciding with the latter stages of the CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship.

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Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19:10:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=News
<![CDATA[Mexico seize Espinho berth, gritty Costa Rica join them]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=mexico-seize-espinho-berth-gritty-costa-rica-join-them-2582740.htmlTue, 07 Apr 2015 10:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Mexico & Costa Rica are Portugal-bound]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=mexico-costa-rica-are-portugal-bound-2581904.html 

Mexico and Costa Rica booked their place at the 2015 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup by reaching the final of the 2015 CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship. 

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Sat, 04 Apr 2015 08:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Determined Mexicans keeping feet on the sand]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=determined-mexicans-keeping-feet-on-the-sand-2579471.htmlFri, 27 Mar 2015 13:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Improving beach soccer technique in CONCACAF]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=2/news=improving-beach-soccer-technique-in-concacaf-2534330.htmlWith the support of FIFA, attendees from 16 members associations from CONCACAF met in Miami between 24-28 February for a Workshop on Beach Soccer Technical Preparation.

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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=News
<![CDATA[USA secure final CONCACAF ticket]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=usa-secure-final-concacaf-ticket-2511193.htmlUSA became the fourth and last CONCACAF team to qualify for the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 when they defeated El Salvador 2-0 at the CONCACAF U-20 Championship play-offs. 

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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Honduras seal place in New Zealand]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=honduras-seal-place-in-new-zealand-2511130.htmlHonduras joined Mexico and Panama as the third qualified CONCACAF nation for the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015.

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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 21:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Mexico book passage to New Zealand]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=mexico-books-passage-to-new-zealand-2509047.htmlTue, 20 Jan 2015 01:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![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 contenders' sights on New Zealand]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=concacaf-contenders-sights-on-new-zealand-2504176.htmlFIFA.com previews the battle regional supremacy at the CONCACAF U-20 Championship in Jamaica, with four precious spots at the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 up for grabs.]]>Fri, 09 Jan 2015 13:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![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[High interest in hosting FIFA competitions]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2014/m=5/news=high-interest-in-hosting-fifa-competitions-2336227.htmlFri, 09 May 2014 14:57:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[Portuguese, Swiss rise amid African change]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=2/news=portuguese-swiss-rise-amid-african-movement-2277787.htmlThu, 13 Feb 2014 09:19:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Worldwide sanctions imposed in connection with match manipulation ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2014/m=1/news=worldwide-sanctions-imposed-connection-with-match-manipulation-2266447.htmlTue, 28 Jan 2014 15:47:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA extends sanction against El Salvador player]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2014/m=1/news=fifa-extends-sanction-against-salvador-player-2258276.htmlFIFA have extended the sanction imposed on a player relating to match-manipulation investigations conducted by the El Salvador Football Association to have worldwide effect.

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Wed, 08 Jan 2014 18:52:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[FIFA extends sanctions for match manipulation to have worldwide effect]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2013/m=11/news=fifa-extends-sanctions-for-match-manipulation-have-worldwide-effect-2227829.htmlFIFA can today confirm the extension of sanctions imposed on three players relating to match-manipulation investigations conducted by the Football Federation of Ukraine (FFU) and the El Salvador Football Association to have worldwide effect.

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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 16:06:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[Worldwide sanctions imposed on three more El Salvador players ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2013/m=10/news=worldwide-sanctions-imposed-three-more-salvador-players-2202408.htmlTue, 22 Oct 2013 15:34:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA extends sanctions against El Salvador players ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2013/m=10/news=fifa-extends-sanctions-against-salvador-players-2195875.htmlMon, 14 Oct 2013 16:43:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Rodriguez: Mexico have been careless]]>/worldcup/news/jaime-rodriguez-mexico-descuidado-2193273FIFA.com about his career, the state of the game in his country and the qualifiers for Brazil 2014.]]>Thu, 10 Oct 2013 11:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[New World delivers new highs on sand]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=new-world-delivers-new-highs-sand-2183167.htmlFIFA.com reviews a tournament which Tahiti staged admirably, in which underdogs thrived, individuals dazzled and Russia survived a few scares to emerge victorious.]]>Mon, 30 Sep 2013 08:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[And the winners are…]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=and-the-winners-are-2182862.htmlSun, 29 Sep 2013 10:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Beach Soccer: A constantly developing sport]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=beach-soccer-constantly-developing-sport-2182407.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Henri Emile, Ramon Raya and Madjer, the trio assigned to the Technical Study Group for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup to hear the experts' thoughts on the development of the sport.

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Sat, 28 Sep 2013 12:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013
<![CDATA[Tahiti steal headlines as last four confirmed]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=tahiti-steal-headlines-last-four-confirmed-2181424.htmlThu, 26 Sep 2013 09:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Spain end last-four drought with El Salvador win]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=259287/match=300239744/match-report.htmlThu, 26 Sep 2013 08:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Semi-finals in sight]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=259287/match=300239765/preview.htmlWednesday's FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup quarter-final fixtures feature hosts Tahiti taking on Argentina, Russia encountering Iran, Spain squaring off against El Salvador and Brazil battling Japan. FIFA.com previews the action.

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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 16:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013
<![CDATA[Spain trump Tahiti, El Salvador through]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=spain-trump-tahiti-salvador-through-2180215.htmlSpain defeated the hosts to win Group A, while El Salvador sneaked a narrow win over Solomon Islands to complete the quarter-final line-up at Tahiti 2013.

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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 11:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013
<![CDATA[El Salvador edge Solo from last-eight berth]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=259289/match=300239771/match-report.htmlTue, 24 Sep 2013 05:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Group stage closes with plenty to play for]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=259289/match=300239761/preview.htmlThere is plenty up for grabs on the final group matchday at Tahiti 2013, most notably the Solomon Islands meet El Salvador in an effective play-off for qualification.

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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 10:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013
<![CDATA[Tahitian delirium as three go through]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=tahitian-delirium-three-through-2178674.htmlSun, 22 Sep 2013 11:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[El Salvador overwhelm Netherlands]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=259289/match=300239768/match-report.htmlSun, 22 Sep 2013 08:45:42 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Decisive matchday for quartet]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=259289/match=300239741/preview.htmlSun, 22 Sep 2013 03:06:22 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Ruiz: The whole nation is behind us]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=ruiz-the-whole-nation-behind-2178007.htmlEl Salvador captain Agustin Ruiz spoke exclusively to FIFA.com about juggling fishing and beach soccer, his pride at appearing at his fourth FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup finals and his footballing journey so far.

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Sat, 21 Sep 2013 10:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013
<![CDATA[Hosts win, Latin giants flex muscles]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=hosts-win-latin-giants-flex-muscles-2177476.htmlFIFA.com looks back on a day of action that brought success for hosts Tahiti at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup and victories for Argentina, Spain and Solomon Islands.]]>Fri, 20 Sep 2013 10:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Argentina impress with El Salvador win]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=259289/match=300239758/match-report.htmlFri, 20 Sep 2013 05:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Tahiti ready to shine as history beckons]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=259289/match=300239748/preview.htmlWed, 18 Sep 2013 21:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Leguizamon aiming to settle old score]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=leguizamon-aiming-settle-old-score-2175857.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Wed, 18 Sep 2013 17:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013