<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2018 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 17 Jan 2018 15:29:00 GMTTue, 19 Jun 2018 13:50:47 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[CONCACAF's best battle for France 2018 berths ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=1/news=concacaf-s-best-battle-for-france-2018-berths-2926412.htmlTrinidad and Tobago will be the setting for the ninth edition of the 2018 CONCACAF Women’s U-20 Championship, which begins on Thursday, with three places at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup up for grabs.

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-week-in-numbers-2907968.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with goal feats from big-name forwards.]]>Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:45:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-week-in-numbers-2907341.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with starlets from Stuttgart and Montevideo and veterans from Belgrade and Gran Canaria.]]>Fri, 08 Sep 2017 10:33:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Ticos made to wait, Panama up to third]]>/worldcup/news/ticos-made-to-wait-panama-up-to-third-2906984Wed, 06 Sep 2017 06:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Ticos eye qualification as USA, Panama scrap for third]]>/worldcup/news/ticos-eye-qualification-as-usa-panama-scrap-for-third-2906675Costa Rica can become the second team through from the CONCACAF region with a victory over already-qualified Mexico, while USA will seek to bounce back from their defeat against Los Ticos against Honduras. FIFA.com previews these and the other matches in the region. 

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Mon, 04 Sep 2017 14:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Mexico on brink of reaching Russia]]>/worldcup/news/mexico-on-brink-of-reaching-russia-2905999Thu, 31 Aug 2017 16:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Williams: Soca Warriors ready to bounce back]]>/worldcup/news/williams-soca-warriors-ready-to-bounce-back-2904157Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Teens, whites in blue and a Hollywood goal]]>/news/y=2017/m=6/news=teens-whites-in-blue-and-a-hollywood-goal-2893726.html Three teenagers from across the Americas decorate FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with some mind-blowing feats from a club in unfamiliar colours and a shot from atop an exalted building.]]>Fri, 09 Jun 2017 09:13:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![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[Forbes savouring South American adventure]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=4/news=forbes-savouring-south-american-adventure-2880747.htmlFIFA.com hears exclusively from Trinidad and Tobago No1 Kimika Forbes about her South American odyssey, where she won the 2016 Copa Libertadores Femenina with Paraguay's Sportivo Limpeno, and where she is now currently impressing in Colombia's newly launched professional league.

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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:55:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2017/m=2/news=the-week-in-quotes-2868420.htmlThis week we hear from history-making Chan Yuen-Ting in the AFC Champions League, Alex Morgan goes to Twitter to show her appreciation for El Tigre and Ronaldo reveals the reasons behind his memorable haircut at the 2002 World Cup.

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Sat, 25 Feb 2017 09:54:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![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[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[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[USA, Canada qualify for Rio 2016]]>/womensolympic/news/y=2016/m=2/news=usa-canada-qualify-rio-2016-2766093.htmlUSA and Canada are headed to the Women's Olympic Football Tournament at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Olympics after their victories in the semi-finals of the CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament. ]]>Sat, 20 Feb 2016 00:25:00 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[Panama, Haiti claim final Copa America spots]]>/live-scores/news/y=2016/m=1/news=panama-haiti-claim-final-copa-america-spots-2754429.htmlPanama and Haiti joined USA, Mexico, Costa Rica and Jamaica as CONCACAF’s final two qualifiers for the special centennial edition of the Copa America that will be held in USA in June.

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Sat, 09 Jan 2016 15:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![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[USA triumph as Canada, Mexico also advance]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=12/news=usa-triumph-as-canada-mexico-also-advance-2745107.htmlFree-scoring USA won their fourth successive CONCACAF U-20 Women's Championship, while Canada and Mexico also booked tickets to next year's world finals.

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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![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['The shot' ends 40 years of hurt]]>/worldcup/news/the-shot-ends-years-hurt-787359 USA needed a hero in Port of Spain in 1989. They found one in Paul Caligiuri, whose goal earned them a long-awaited return to the world finals.

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Thu, 10 Sep 2015 08:40:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=Qualifiers MatchesKind=NewsTournament=1990 FIFA World Cup Italy™
<![CDATA[Jones sparks spirit of 2006]]>/live-scores/goldcup/news/newsid/266/584/7/index.htmlFIFA.com on the the spirit of the team, defying the cynics and eyeing the final four.]]>Sat, 18 Jul 2015 12:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015<![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[Where stars are born]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=where-stars-are-born-2593970.html

The FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016 will represent the chance for youngsters to make a name for themselves and get noticed. FIFA.com looks back through the short history of the tournament and recalls some of the great players who have graced it.

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Tue, 12 May 2015 21:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![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[The Wright stuff for USA?]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=the-wright-stuff-for-usa-2534249.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at USA phenom Haji Wright, getting set to take on CONCACAF's best in Honduras with a place at the U-17 World Cup on the line. ]]>Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 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[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[Jumping Jamaicans dare to dream again]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=12/news=jumping-jamaicans-dare-to-dream-again-2491093.htmlFIFA.com profiles the progress been made by Winfried Schafer’s Jamaica, whose reward has been a 42-place rise on the global ladder.]]>Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:40:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[History for Ecuador, anguish for T&T]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=history-for-ecuador-anguish-for-t-t-2487458.htmlWed, 03 Dec 2014 00:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Last pair take aim at history]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=last-pair-take-aim-at-history-2485317.htmlFIFA.com previews the final 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifier as Trinidad & Tobago tackle Ecuador with both teams seeking to create a landmark achievement.]]>Mon, 01 Dec 2014 10:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2014/m=11/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2475131.htmlSun, 16 Nov 2014 08:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Sun shining on T&T once more]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=11/news=sun-shining-on-t-t-once-more-2474208.htmlDutch tactician Leo Beenhakker was the man who took Trindad and Tobago to Germany 2006 and under his stewardship there are signs that they might be making their FIFA World Cup return at Russia.

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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:02:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: October 2014]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=10/news=women-s-round-up-october-2014-2464032.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the action in the world of women's football, with several sides booking their tickets to the FIFA Women's World Cup, Liverpool holding onto their FA Women's Super League title and the FIFA Ballon d'Or shorlists being announced.]]>Sat, 01 Nov 2014 12:17:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[USA reign supreme as trio qualify for Canada]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=usa-reign-supreme-as-trio-qualify-for-canada-2462351.htmlUSA, Costa Rica and Mexico took first, second and third respectively at the CONCACAF Women’s Championship 2014 to qualify for Canada 2015, while Trinidad and Tobago finished fourth to set-up an intercontinental play-off with Ecuador.

 

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[FIFA/CIES graduation ceremony in Trinidad and Tobago]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=10/news=fifa-cies-graduation-ceremony-in-trinidad-and-tobago-2452680.htmlFri, 03 Oct 2014 08:11:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News<![CDATA[Germany and France catching up]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=9/news=germany-and-france-catching-up-2441621.htmlThere are no changes at the very top of the latest edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking, but Germany have cut the USA's lead to a mere six points, while all ten CONMEBOL teams are ranked. 

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: August 2014]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=9/news=women-s-round-up-august-2014-2433645.htmlFIFA.com reviews August in women’s football with Germany regaining their FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup crown, qualifiers for Canada 2015 continuing apace, a new champion Stateside and big-name players on the move.]]>Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Kia surprises Crown Trace dreamers]]>http://www.fifa.com/theclub/news/newsid=2399942/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Nicholas Griffith is harnessing the power of football to make a difference in his community. FIFA.com interviewed the Power of Football contest winner. 

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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:45:00 GMTArea=The ClubSection=The ClubKind=News
<![CDATA[Dwight Yorke supports Anti-Discrimination Days]]>/worldcup/news/dwight-yorke-supports-anti-discrimination-days-2398366On 4 and 5 July the football community will celebrate the 13th annual Anti-Discrimination Day, and former Trinidad-and-Tobago captain Dwight Yorke spoke with FIFA.com about eradicating discrimination through football. 

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Thu, 03 Jul 2014 18:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™
<![CDATA[USA take title, Ticas through in thriller ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=usa-take-title-ticas-through-thriller-2263159.htmlMon, 20 Jan 2014 09:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Mexico and USA seal Canada 2014 places]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=mexico-and-usa-seal-canada-2014-places-2262549.htmlFri, 17 Jan 2014 23:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Finishing line nears for Canada 2014 hopefuls]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=finishing-line-nears-for-canada-2014-hopefuls-2257762.htmlTue, 07 Jan 2014 08:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2013/m=11/news=happy-birthday-you-2217385.htmlIn our weekly round-up of birthdays across the footballing world, we take in a couple of Manchester United legends, a French goalscoring hero and a German finding his way at Stamford Bridge.

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Sun, 03 Nov 2013 09:53:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=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[A history of qualifying shocks]]>/worldcup/news/history-qualifying-shocks-2207766FIFA.com looks back at some of the most surprising qualifying scorelines in FIFA World Cup™ history.]]>Tue, 29 Oct 2013 00:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™