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Sun, 30 Apr 2017 11:16:00 GMTWed, 24 Apr 2019 00:23:03 GMTFIFA.com<![CDATA[FIFA.com - fifaBeachSoccerWorldCupBahamas]]>//img.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gifhttp://www.fifa.com/index.html13928rssFifa1556064805815<![CDATA[Oceania nations learn path to Paraguay 2019]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2019/m=4/news=oceania-nations-learn-path-to-paraguay-2019.htmlTue, 16 Apr 2019 16:10:00 GMT1556064805110<![CDATA[Draw lines up Concacaf race for sand supremacy]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2019/m=4/news=draw-lines-up-concacaf-race-for-sand-supremacy.htmlTue, 09 Apr 2019 13:07:00 GMT1556064803745<![CDATA[Japan reclaim crown, Iran miss out on Paraguay 2019]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2019/m=3/news=japan-reclaim-crown-iran-miss-out-on-paraguay-2019-3020745.htmlTue, 19 Mar 2019 08:03:00 GMT1556064803561<![CDATA[UAE, Japan, Oman book passage to Paraguay 2019]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2019/m=3/news=uae-secure-passage-to-paraguay-2019.htmlFri, 15 Mar 2019 13:08:00 GMT1556064802866<![CDATA[World Cup in sight for Asia's beach hopefuls]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2019/m=3/news=world-cup-in-sight-for-asias-beach-hopefuls.htmlWed, 06 Mar 2019 09:34:00 GMT1556064800081<![CDATA[Jorginho: Ronaldinho made my farewell unforgettable]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2019/m=1/news=jorginho-ronaldinho-made-my-farewell-unforgettable.htmlMon, 28 Jan 2019 16:38:00 GMT1556064794380<![CDATA[Senegal, Nigeria back at the Beach Soccer World Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=senegal-nigeria-back-at-the-beach-soccer-world-cup.html<p>Senegal once again dominated proceedings in Egypt last week, winning the CAF Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations and claiming a spot at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay 2019 in the process. Impressively, they have now emerged victorious from five of the last seven continental tournaments.</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:23:00 GMT1556064793744<![CDATA[Nigeria, Senegal to represent Africa at Paraguay 2019]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=nigeria-first-to-qualify-for-paraguay-2019.html<p>Nigeria became the first country to book their place at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay 2019 after beating Egypt 7-6 and qualifying for the final of the CAF Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations 2019 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.</p> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 14:40:00 GMT1556064792571<![CDATA[African elite converge for beach showpiece]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=dec-7--bswc--caf-qualifier-w369-3009571.htmlFri, 07 Dec 2018 08:08:00 GMT1556064667612<![CDATA[Beach Soccer: Growing the Game]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=beach-soccer-growing-the-game-2884612.html<p>The FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 proved a highly entertaining tournament for those that took in the action earlier this month.</p> Tue, 29 Aug 2017 15:58:00 GMT1556064665947<![CDATA[Christie: This was just the beginning for the Bahamas]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=christie-just-the-beginning-for-the-bahamas-2882947.html<p>Bahamas captain Gavin Christie spoke with <strong>FIFA.com </strong>about making history in Beach Soccer and leaving a legacy for the sport after Bahamas 2017.</p>Sun, 07 May 2017 18:10:00 GMT1556064666040<![CDATA[Brazil take pride in fifth star]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=brazil-winners-reaction-piece-2883040.htmlBrazil&rsquo;s players could barely contain their emotions in the wake of ending their eight-year FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup drought on Sunday.Mon, 08 May 2017 00:38:00 GMT1556064666034<![CDATA[Tahiti's Torohia gracious in defeat]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=tahiti-s-torohia-gracious-in-defeat-2883034.htmlTahiti goalkeeper Jonathan Torohia spoke with <strong>FIFA.com </strong>moments after their 6-0 defeat by Brazil in the 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup&nbsp;Final about their pride in finishing runners-up two tournaments in a row and more.Sun, 07 May 2017 23:39:00 GMT1556064665937<![CDATA[Brazil crowned champions in style]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=brazil-crowned-champions-in-style-2882937.html<strong>FIFA.com&nbsp;</strong>reviews all the action from the final day of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017, including Brazil clinching a fifth title and Iran ending the tournament with a historic flourish.Sun, 07 May 2017 17:19:00 GMT1556064665932<![CDATA[Brazil win fifth Beach Soccer World Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=278261/match=300392031/match-report.html<p>Brazil were crowned champions of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 for a record fifth time after a 6-0 victory over Tahiti in the final in Nassau.</p>Sun, 07 May 2017 17:15:00 GMT1556064665927<![CDATA[Iran finish third to make Asian history]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=278263/match=300392026/match-report.html<p>Iran ended their Bahamas 2017 campaign on a high with a 5-3 win against Italy in the play-off for third place to become Asia's highest ever finishers in the history of the tournament.</p> Wed, 17 May 2017 20:24:00 GMT1556064665925<![CDATA[Referees ready for Bahamas 2017 final]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=referees-ready-for-bahamas-2017-final-2882925.html<p>Bakhtiyor Namazov from Uzbekistan and Lukasz Ostrowski from Poland have been selected to referee the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 final between Tahiti and Brazil. They share their thoughts with <strong>FIFA.com </strong>ahead of the match.</p>Sun, 07 May 2017 15:48:00 GMT1556064665793<![CDATA[Brazil chase fifth trophy, Tahiti out to make history]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=brazil-after-fifth-trophy-tahiti-out-to-make-history-2882793.html<p><strong>FIFA.com </strong>looks ahead to Sunday's FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 Final between Tahiti and Brazil as well as the play-off for third place between Iran and Italy.</p>Sat, 06 May 2017 16:01:00 GMT1556064665791<![CDATA[Tahiti, Brazil set up mouthwatering final]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=tahiti-brazil-set-up-mouthwatering-final-2882791.html<p>FIFA.com reviews all the action from the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup semi-finals as Tahiti and Brazil advanced to Sunday's final.</p> Wed, 17 May 2017 20:21:00 GMT1556064665786<![CDATA[Brazil return to final after six-year wait]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=278265/match=300392023/match-report.html<p>Brazil reached their first final since 2011 after an 8-4 victory over Italy in the semi-finals of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017.</p>Sat, 06 May 2017 15:28:00 GMT1556064665781<![CDATA[Tahiti reach final after marathon shoot-out]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=278265/match=300392032/match-report.html<p>Tahiti advanced to the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 final after winning 3-2 in a dramatic penalty shoot-out.</p> Wed, 17 May 2017 20:39:00 GMT1556064665722<![CDATA[Referees share their experience at Bahamas 2017]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=referees-share-their-experience-at-bahamas-2017-2882722.htmlBeach Soccer referees Gionni Matticoli (Italy) and Issam Bousbih (Tunisia) spoke with <strong>FIFA.com</strong>&nbsp;in the tunnel after the Switzerland-Iran quarter-final at Bahamas 2017 to talk about what it is like being a referee in such a fast-paced sport.Fri, 05 May 2017 18:53:00 GMT1556064665690<![CDATA[Bahamas 2017's remarkable volunteer]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=bahamas-2017-s-remarkable-volunteer-2882690.html<p>Beverly Wallace-Whitfield, a 90-year-old volunteer at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, speaks with <strong>FIFA.com </strong>about why she volunteers as a retiree and what she's learned throughout her life about the importance of giving back.</p>Fri, 05 May 2017 17:03:00 GMT1556064665672<![CDATA[Quartet hungry to write history]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=quartet-hungry-to-write-history-2882672.html<p>The remaining four teams in the Bahamas all have proud histories in the Beach Soccer World Cup. However, with the exception of Brazil, none of them have yet managed to lift the trophy.</p>Fri, 05 May 2017 13:54:00 GMT1556064665563<![CDATA[Iran join seasoned trio in semis]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=iran-join-seasoned-trio-in-semis-2882563.htmlIran qualified for their first ever FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup semi-finals with a thrilling win in extra time against Switzerland, while experienced sides Tahiti, Brazil and Italy also booked tickets to the last four.Thu, 04 May 2017 23:44:00 GMT1556064665448<![CDATA[Gori sets up semi with Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=278267/match=300392027/match-report.htmlTournament top scorer Gabriele Gori netted a hat-trick as Italy defeated Senegal 5-1 in the quarter-finals of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017.Thu, 04 May 2017 17:36:00 GMT1556064665442<![CDATA[Third time's a charm for Iran]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=278267/match=300392028/match-report.htmlIran advanced to the semi-finals of the Beach Soccer World Cup for the first time in their history with a thrilling 4-3 win after extra time against Switzerland.&nbsp;Thu, 04 May 2017 17:34:00 GMT1556064665437<![CDATA[Rodrigo stunner sends Brazil to last four]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=278267/match=300392019/match-report.html<p>A late, stunning overhead kick from Rodrigo was the deciding goal, as Brazil edged Portugal 4-3 to book their place in the semi-finals at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017.</p> Wed, 17 May 2017 20:34:00 GMT1556064665432<![CDATA[Tahiti edge Paraguay to reach semis]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=278267/match=300392018/match-report.html<p>Tahiti booked their place in the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 semi-finals with a hard-fought 6-4 win over Paraguay.</p> Wed, 17 May 2017 20:23:00 GMT1556064665331<![CDATA[Brazil-Portugal tie tops last-eight bill]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=brazil-portugal-tie-tops-last-eight-bill-2882331.htmlThe meeting between reigning champions Portugal and four-time winners Brazil is the pick of the quarter-finals at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017.Wed, 03 May 2017 16:25:16 GMT1556064665252<![CDATA[Big guns get job done, Paraguay make history]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=big-guns-get-job-done-paraguay-make-history-2882252.htmlHolders Portugal were pushed all the way by UAE, but scraped over the line to keep their title defence alive and advance to the quarter-finals of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017.Tue, 02 May 2017 17:05:00 GMT1556064664978<![CDATA[Holders Portugal narrowly outlast unlucky UAE]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=278269/match=300392005/match-report.html<p>Reigning champions Portugal are still alive at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017, but it took a nail-biting 2-1 win over United Arab Emirates in extra time to keep their title defence alive.</p> Wed, 17 May 2017 20:47:00 GMT1556064664973<![CDATA[Rodrigo scores five as Brazil top Group D ]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=278269/match=300392009/match-report.html<p>Brazil made it three wins from three to finish top of Group D at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup after a convincing 9-3 victory over Japan.</p> Wed, 17 May 2017 20:46:00 GMT1556064664965<![CDATA[Paraguay beat Panama, make history]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=278269/match=300392004/match-report.html<p>Paraguay qualified for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup quarter-finals for the first time in their history after beating Panama 5-2 in Group C in the Bahamas.</p> Wed, 17 May 2017 20:46:00 GMT1556064664959<![CDATA[Tahiti outlast Poland]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=278269/match=300392010/match-report.htmlTahiti beat Poland 8-4 to finish their Group D campaign in a strong position at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017.Tue, 02 May 2017 15:31:45 GMT1556064664903<![CDATA[Iran advance on day of mixed emotions]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=iran-advance-on-day-of-mixed-emotions-2881903.html<strong>FIFA.com </strong>looks back at a fascinating penultimate day of group-stage action at Bahamas 2017 headlined by Iran's tense qualification for the quarter-finals, and an inspirational win for the home side.Tue, 02 May 2017 04:51:03 GMT1556064664876<![CDATA[Bahamas bow out on a high]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=278269/match=300392011/match-report.htmlBahamas enjoyed a rousing conclusion to their 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup campaign at home, securing a 4-1 win over fellow debutants Ecuador on Monday.Tue, 02 May 2017 01:29:35 GMT1556064664857<![CDATA[Iran win penalty shoot-out to make last eight]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=278269/match=300392024/match-report.html<p>Iran defeated Nigeria 2-1 on penalties after a thrilling 4-4 draw after extra time to claim the runners-up spot in Group B and reach the quarter-finals of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017.</p> Wed, 17 May 2017 20:50:00 GMT1556064664764<![CDATA[Switzerland sink Senegal on penalties]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=278269/match=300392003/match-report.html<p>Switzerland beat Senegal 3-2 on penalties after a thrilling 6-6 draw after extra time to finish top of Group A at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017.</p> Wed, 17 May 2017 20:49:00 GMT1556064664755<![CDATA[Italy breeze past Mexico into quarters]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=278269/match=300392008/match-report.html<p>Italy made it three wins from three, as they eased past Mexico 8-1 to finish top of Group B at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017.</p> Wed, 17 May 2017 20:49:00 GMT1556064664732<![CDATA[Final last-eight slots to be filled]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=final-last-eight-slots-to-be-filled-2881732.html<p>The final day of the group phase at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 could not be more exciting, with all eight teams in Groups C and D still in with a chance of advancing to the quarter-finals.</p>Mon, 01 May 2017 15:29:00 GMT1556064664686<![CDATA[Revived Tahiti target the title]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=revived-tahiti-target-the-trophy-2881686.html<p>Tahiti&nbsp;​captain Raimana Li Fung Kuee spoke to <strong>FIFA.com</strong> after his side bounced back from defeat to Brazil by overcoming Japan, and said that the <em>Tiki Toa</em> have the highest aims imaginable.</p>Mon, 01 May 2017 05:39:58 GMT1556064664681<![CDATA[Paraguay floor champions, Brazil win again]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=paraguay-floor-champions-brazil-win-again-2881681.htmlThe fourth matchday at the 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup saw no one lock up a spot in&nbsp;the knockout stage, but Tahiti and four-time world champions Brazil both advanced their respective causes, while Paraguay revived with a stunning win over holders Portugal.Mon, 01 May 2017 04:21:39 GMT1556064664528<![CDATA[UAE edge brave Panama on penalties]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=278269/match=300392015/match-report.htmlUnited Arab Emirates survived a scare before recording a 3-2 shoot-out victory over Panama on Sunday to have outright control of Group C at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017.Sun, 30 Apr 2017 19:42:38 GMT1556064664523<![CDATA[Impressive Brazil see off Poland]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=278269/match=300392020/match-report.html<p>Brazil moved to the top of Group D at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 after a convincing 7-4 victory over Poland on Sunday.</p> Wed, 17 May 2017 20:42:00 GMT1556064664518<![CDATA[Paraguay upset holders Portugal]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=278269/match=300392016/match-report.htmlParaguay provided the first upset at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 after a well-deserved 5-3 victory over holders Portugal in their second Group C match.Sun, 30 Apr 2017 19:39:38 GMT1556064664513<![CDATA[Tahiti edge Japan in dramatic contest ]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=278269/match=300392014/match-report.html<p>Tahiti earned their first victory at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 in dramatic fashion, surviving a late fightback to defeat Japan 4-3 in their second Group D encounter.</p> Wed, 17 May 2017 20:48:00 GMT1556064664500<![CDATA[Decisive duels and emotional send-offs in store]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=decisive-duels-and-emotional-send-offs-in-store-2881500.htmlThe curtain will come down on Groups A and B at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 this Monday 1 May, with one quarter-final ticket up for grabs and four teams set to take their leave.Sun, 30 Apr 2017 16:14:17 GMT1556064664486<![CDATA[ Three go through, three bow out]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=three-go-through-three-bow-out-2881486.html<p>After claiming two wins from two, we already have a trio of names now pondering their fates in the quarter-finals, while three teams now know their next FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup will be their last at Bahamas 2017.</p>Sun, 30 Apr 2017 06:39:36 GMT