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Thu, 30 Aug 2018 19:36:00 GMTMon, 19 Nov 2018 00:53:32 GMTFIFA.com<![CDATA[FIFA.com - FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018]]>//img.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gifhttp://www.fifa.com/index.html13928rssFifa1542591813460<![CDATA[Multi-tasking Figueira living the dream ahead of Club World Cup bow]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=multi-tasking-figueira-living-the-dream-ahead-of-club-world-cup-bow.htmlFri, 16 Nov 2018 09:20:00 GMT1542591812988<![CDATA[Video Vault: Kidiaba, Mazembe and a unique celebration]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=video-vault-kidiaba-mazembe-and-a-unique-celebration.htmlWed, 14 Nov 2018 09:08:00 GMT1542591813023<![CDATA[Maiden success seals Kashima's Club World Cup return ]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=maiden-success-seals-kashima-s-club-world-cup-return.htmlWed, 14 Nov 2018 14:33:00 GMT1542591812791<![CDATA[Solari to lead holders Real Madrid at UAE 2018]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=solari-to-lead-holders-real-madrid-at-uae-2018.html<p>Solari to lead holders Real Madrid at UAE 2018</p> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 20:19:00 GMT1542591812391<![CDATA[Libertadores final delicately poised after Superclásico thriller]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=libertadores-final-delicately-poised-after-superclasico-thriller.htmlSun, 11 Nov 2018 16:39:00 GMT1542591812320<![CDATA[Esperance return to African summit]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=esperance-return-to-african-summit.html<p>Esperance return to African summit</p> Sat, 10 Nov 2018 19:57:00 GMT1542591812307<![CDATA[Kashima win maiden AFC Champions League title]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=kashima-win-maiden-afc-champions-league-title.html<p>Kashima win maiden AFC Champions League title</p> Sat, 10 Nov 2018 14:44:00 GMT1542591812237<![CDATA[Esperance win third African club title]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=esperance-win-third-african-club-title.html<p>Esperance de Tunis put in an impressive second-leg performance to defeat Egypt’s Al Ahly and claim their third CAF Champions League title after a 3-0 home win secured a 4-3 aggregate success. With the result, the Tunisian outfit will make their second appearance at the FIFA Club World Cup, having debuted at the global finals back in 2011.</p> Fri, 09 Nov 2018 20:06:00 GMT1542591812192<![CDATA[Historic Superclasico clash set to rock Buenos Aires]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=historic-libertadores-superclasico-river-boca.html<p>A classic final in more ways than one, it is the showdown hoped for by neutrals but secretly dreaded by many fans of the respective clubs. Boca Juniors and River Plate are finally about to cross swords in the final of the Copa Libertadores.</p> Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:36:00 GMT1542591812129<![CDATA[Shoji eyes return to world stage with Kashima]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=shoji-eyes-return-to-world-stage-with-kashima.htmlThu, 08 Nov 2018 02:20:00 GMT1542591812151<![CDATA[Boca, River and a long-running Libertadores rivalry]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=boca-river-and-a-long-running-libertadores-rivalry.html<p>The final of the 2018 Copa Libertadores, which will see Buenos Aires rivals River Plate and Boca Juniors go head to head in the first leg on Saturday, will bring South America to a halt.</p> Thu, 08 Nov 2018 13:26:00 GMT1542591812134<![CDATA[Ashour leading Al Ahly's title quest]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=ashour-leading-al-ahlys-title-quest-3000134.htmlThu, 08 Nov 2018 07:48:00 GMT1542591812075<![CDATA[Video Vault: LDU de Quito's historic legacy]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=video-vault-ldu-de-quito-s-historic-legacy.html<p>Though Quito were downed by a solitary Wayne Rooney goal against a star-laden Manchester United in 2008 FIFA Club World Cup final, Los Azucenas’s 2008 odyssey on the worldwide stage nonetheless left a historic legacy.</p> Tue, 06 Nov 2018 15:34:00 GMT1542591812078<![CDATA[Bashar Resan facing his toughest challenge]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=bashar-rasan-facing-his-toughest-challenge.html<p><strong>Bashar Rasan facing toughest challenge</strong></p> Wed, 07 Nov 2018 14:04:00 GMT1542591811783<![CDATA[Kashima take control of Asian climax]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=kashima-take-control-in-asian-climax.htmlSat, 03 Nov 2018 13:34:00 GMT1542591811758<![CDATA[Advantage Ahly in African decider]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=advantage-ahly-in-african-decider.html<p>Egypt's Al Ahly took one step towards earning a FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018 berth after they defeated Tunisian outfit Esperance de Tunis 3-1 in the first leg of the CAF Champions League Final.</p> Fri, 02 Nov 2018 19:17:00 GMT1542591811721<![CDATA[Debutants battle for Asian title]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=debutants-battle-for-asian-title.htmlFri, 02 Nov 2018 04:48:00 GMT1542591811548<![CDATA[Video Vault: When Brazil's Inter stunned the world]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=video-vault-when-brazil-s-inter-stunned-the-world.html<p>Video Vault: When Brazil's Inter stunned the world</p> Wed, 31 Oct 2018 15:35:00 GMT1542591811559<![CDATA[Ahly and Esperance vie for African supremacy]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=caf-cl-final-prev-thu-1-nov-2999559.html<p>Egypt's Al Ahly and Tunisia's Esperance de Tunis are just one step away from glory. Which of them will win the CAF Champions League final and have the honour of representing Africa at the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018?</p> Wed, 31 Oct 2018 17:55:00 GMT1542591811607<![CDATA[Boca and River set up historic Libertadores final]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=nov-1--cwc--libertadores-semis-review-w448-2999607.html<p>River Plate, semi-final victors against defending champions Gremio in Porto Alegre, and Boca Juniors, who came through against Palmeiras in Sao Pablo, will face off in the final of the 2018 Copa Libertadores.</p> Thu, 01 Nov 2018 10:46:00 GMT1542591811584<![CDATA[Boca Juniors defy Palmeiras to set up Superclásico final ]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=boca-juniors-defy-palmeiras-to-set-up-superclasico-final.htmlThu, 01 Nov 2018 03:36:00 GMT1542591811511<![CDATA[River Plate reach Libertadores final with dramatic comeback]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=10/news=river-plate-complete-dramatic-comeback-to-reach-decider.htmlWed, 31 Oct 2018 03:38:00 GMT1542591811492<![CDATA[Bruno Henrique: Players shouldn’t be afraid to ask for help]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=10/news=bruno-henrique-footballers-shouldn-t-be-afraid-to-ask-for-help.htmlMon, 29 Oct 2018 23:29:00 GMT1542591811300<![CDATA[Badri: I'd love to represent Tunisia at the Club World Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=10/news=-30-10-caf-cl-finalist-feature-anice-badri-2999300.html<p>Esperance de Tunis and Al Ahly have fought their way through to the two-legged CAF Champions League final and will contest the biggest prize in African club football in November.</p> Mon, 29 Oct 2018 13:44:00 GMT1542591811316<![CDATA[Real Madrid put Solari in charge after Lopetegui departure]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=10/news=real-madrid-put-solari-in-charge-after-lopetegui-departure.htmlMon, 29 Oct 2018 20:51:00 GMT1542591810092<![CDATA[Drama aplenty as Persepolis and Antlers reach first final]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=10/news=drama-aplenty-as-persepolis-and-antlers-reach-first-final.htmlWed, 24 Oct 2018 12:42:00 GMT1542591810080<![CDATA[African giants progress to finale]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=10/news=african-giants-progress-to-finale.html<p>Tuesday’s CAF Champions League semi-final second legs saw two of the biggest names in African club football advance to the final.</p> Wed, 24 Oct 2018 11:00:00 GMT1542591809944<![CDATA[Captivating clashes await in last four of Libertadores]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=10/news=libertadores-semis-preview-2997944.html<p>For supporters of River Plate, Boca Juniors, Gremio and Palmeiras, this week promises to be nerve-jangling in the extreme</p> Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:15:00 GMT1542591809939<![CDATA[Flourishing Suzuki eyes Club World Cup encore]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=10/news=flourishing-suzuki-eyes-club-world-cup-encore.htmlTue, 23 Oct 2018 03:35:00 GMT1542591809896<![CDATA[Argentina-versus-Brazil semi sizzlers]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=10/news=argentina-versus-brazil-semi-sizzlers.html<p>For the first time in Copa Libertadores history, both semi-finals pit <em>futbol</em> Argentino against <em>futebol</em> Brasileiro. <strong>FIFA.com</strong> recalls four last-four thrillers between Argentinians and Brazilians in the competition</p> Mon, 15 Oct 2018 19:44:00 GMT1542591809913<![CDATA[Ahly and Agosto in command as final beckons]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=10/news=ahly-agosto-in-command-as-final-beckons.html<p>Primeiro de Agosto and Al Ahly are favourites to progress ahead of their respective CAF Champions League semi-final second legs against Esperance de Tunis and ES Setif.</p> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 13:29:00 GMT1542591809862<![CDATA[Djabou: I’ll do everything to reach Club World Cup with Setif ]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=10/news=djabou-club-world-cup-2997862.html<p>After a 2-0 defeat to Al-Ahly in the first leg of the CAF Champions League’s semi-final, ES Setif's Abdelmoumene Djabou is hoping to turn the tables in the return fixture and reach the final.</p> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:05:00 GMT1542591809263<![CDATA[Match officials for UAE 2018 appointed]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=10/news=match-officials-for-uae-2018-appointed.html<p>FIFA’s Referees Committee has announced the match officials who will be in charge at the forthcoming FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018.</p> Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:01:00 GMT1542591808967<![CDATA[Roberto Carlos invites fans to experience the FIFA Club World Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=10/news=roberto-carlos-invites-fans-to-experience-the-fifa-club-world-cup.htmlThu, 11 Oct 2018 14:23:00 GMT1542591807870<![CDATA[Four former winners into Libertadores semis]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=10/news=four-former-winners-into-libertadores-semis.html<p>Four former winners into Libertadores semis</p> Fri, 05 Oct 2018 20:53:00 GMT1542591807282<![CDATA[Familiar foes re-unite in last-four meetings]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=10/news=familiar-foes-re-unite-in-last-four-meetings.htmlMon, 01 Oct 2018 04:51:00 GMT1542591806226<![CDATA[Deja vu as last four set]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=9/news=deja-vu-as-last-four-set.htmlWed, 19 Sep 2018 22:36:00 GMT1542591806076<![CDATA[Elite eight set to lock Libertadores horns]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=9/news=elite-eight-lock-libertadores-horns.html<p>The quarter-final line-up for the 2018 Copa Libertadores features seven former champions and Atletico Tucuman. The tournament winners will progress to this December’s FIFA Club World Cup.</p> Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:51:00 GMT1542591805881<![CDATA[Europe's finest get back in the saddle]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=9/news=europe-s-finest-get-back-in-the-saddle.html<p>Ahead of the beginning of the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League starting back, we look over the standout narratives, the players who could make a difference and some of the records on the line this season.</p> Thu, 13 Sep 2018 14:33:00 GMT1542591805834<![CDATA[African giants loom large in last eight ]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=9/news=african-giants-loom-large-in-last-eight.html<p>With the exception of 2016 champions Mamelodi Sundowns, all the sides who have won the CAF Champions League since 2005 have made it through to this year’s quarter-finals: Al Ahly, Wydad Athletic Club, TP Mazembe, Esperance de Tunis, Etoile Sportive du Sahel, and ES Setif.</p> Thu, 13 Sep 2018 09:59:00 GMT1542591804877<![CDATA[Draw shows path to Club World Cup title]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=9/news=tuesday-4th--cwc-draw-results-2992877.html<p>The official draw for the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018 took place on Tuesday 4 September in Zurich. For the seven participating teams, the path to glory is now laid out for the 12 to 22 December showpiece in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.</p> Mon, 03 Sep 2018 17:33:00 GMT1542591804917<![CDATA[Tunisian derby headlines last-eight draw]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=9/news=tunisian-derby-headlines-last-eight-draw.htmlMon, 03 Sep 2018 23:21:00 GMT1542591804829<![CDATA[Relive the FIFA Club World Cup draw ]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=9/news=monday-3rd-follow-cwc-draw-2992829.htmlMon, 03 Sep 2018 10:45:00 GMT1542591804699<![CDATA[The FIFA Club World Cup draw explained]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=the-fifa-club-world-cup-draw-explained.html<p>With more than half of the competitors set for the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018 already eagerly awaiting their trip to UAE in December, the next step on the road is the official tournament draw.</p> Thu, 30 Aug 2018 10:49:00 GMT1542591804747<![CDATA[Seven giants and one surprise package march on]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=seven-giants-and-one-surprise-package-march-on-2992747.htmlFri, 31 Aug 2018 18:14:00 GMT1542591803990<![CDATA[Last eight to do battle in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=last-eight-to-do-battle-in-asia.html<p>The 2018 AFC Champions League knockout stage competition resumes after a three-month hiatus on Monday with eight contenders battling against each other over two legs for a place in the last four.</p> Fri, 24 Aug 2018 04:45:00 GMT1542591800148<![CDATA[Former champions dominate last-16 line-up]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=libertadores-preview-2988148.html<p>Former champions dominate last-16 line-up</p> Sat, 04 Aug 2018 18:32:00 GMT1542591798884<![CDATA[Challenges aplenty await Guadalajara]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=7/news=challenges-aplenty-await-guadalajara-2986884.htmlFri, 20 Jul 2018 16:48:00 GMT1542591767327<![CDATA[Lopetegui set to take Real Madrid reins]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2018/m=6/news=lopetegui-set-to-take-real-madrid-reins.html<p>Real Madrid have announced that Julen Lopetegui will take over at the club following the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, looking set to lead the current European champions into the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018.</p> Tue, 12 Jun 2018 15:51:00 GMT