<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 05 Dec 2016 01:13:00 GMTMon, 05 Dec 2016 01:23:06 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Late goal breaks Cameroonian hearts]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=12/news=late-goal-breaks-cameroonian-hearts-2857957.htmlMon, 05 Dec 2016 01:13:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Kalaba: Zambia will give it their best shot]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=kalaba-zambia-will-give-it-their-best-shot-2852564.htmlFri, 18 Nov 2016 00:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Nigeria, Egypt seize inside track]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=nigeria-egypt-seize-inside-track-2850198.htmlFIFA.com reviews the action.]]>Mon, 14 Nov 2016 07:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Africa's giants wrestle for control]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=africa-s-giants-wrestle-for-control-2848763.htmlNigeria will host Algeria and South Africa take on Senegal in just two of the mouth-watering clashes set to light up Africa this weekend in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying.

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Thu, 10 Nov 2016 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Asians excel as history is made in the Middle East]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=asians-excel-as-history-is-made-in-the-middle-east-2845641.htmlFIFA.com reviews the tournament.]]>Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Bags of potential, mementoes and priceless memories]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=bags-of-potential-mementoes-and-priceless-memories-2845178.htmlFIFA.com put to players at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup, and this is what they told us...]]>Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[U-17 stars savour new surroundings and friendships]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=u-17-stars-savour-new-surroundings-and-friendships-2845149.htmlFIFA.com hears from some of the stars of Jordan 2016 on how they have been amusing themselves in their spare time at the tournament.

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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Heroines inspiring women's football's new generation]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=heroines-inspiring-women-s-football-s-new-generation-2845148.htmlFIFA.com hears about the stars of the women's game who have become idols to the players at the U-17 Women's World Cup.]]>Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Fair play reigns at Jordan 2016]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=fair-play-reigns-at-jordan-2016-2843911.htmlMon, 17 Oct 2016 09:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Black Stars held, Super Eagles off to a flying start]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=black-stars-held-super-eagles-off-to-a-flying-start-2842248.htmlFIFA.com looks back at an action-packed first match day in the group phase of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Africa.]]>Sun, 09 Oct 2016 23:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Oberdorf: Germany’s super sub]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=oberdorf-germany-s-super-sub-2841693.htmlAs well as giving Germany a decisive 2-0 lead in their final Group B match against Cameroon, 14-year-old Lena Oberdorf’s goal was the quickest ever scored by a substitute in the history of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.

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Sat, 08 Oct 2016 10:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Germany, Venezuela advance as records crash]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=germany-venezuela-advance-as-records-crash-2841278.htmlFIFA.com looks back on a day that brought records for Deyna Castellanos and Lena Oberdorf, and ended in joy for Germany, Venezuela, Mexico and New Zealand.

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Fri, 07 Oct 2016 20:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Germany move on with routine win]]>/u17womensworldcup/matches/round=275896/match=300357974/match-report.htmlGermany progressed to the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016 after a 2-0 victory over Cameroon at the Prince Mohammed International Stadium in Zarqa in the last matchday of Group B.

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Fri, 07 Oct 2016 18:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Soudani, the No2 aiming to take centre stage]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=soudani-the-no2-aiming-to-take-centre-stage-2840925.htmlEl Arabi Hilal Soudani speaks to ​FIFA.com ​about being No2 at Dynamo Zagreb and his aim to be the top man for Algeria in their FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign on the road to Russia.

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Thu, 06 Oct 2016 15:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers - Africa
<![CDATA[Miracles run out for Cameroon's Takounda]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=miracles-run-out-for-cameroon-s-takounda-2840388.htmlFIFA.com about the highs and lows of her journey to Jordan.]]>Wed, 05 Oct 2016 08:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[African eight set for U-17 finals]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=african-eight-set-for-u-17-finals-2840080.htmlWed, 05 Oct 2016 01:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[African rivals set for group-stage challenge]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=african-rivals-set-for-group-stage-challenge-2839420.htmlTue, 04 Oct 2016 05:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Hosts bow out as Castellanos steals the show]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=hosts-bow-out-as-castellanos-steals-the-show-2839309.htmlFIFA.com looks back on a memorable day of U-17 Women's World Cup action in which a record-equalling goal from the halfway line overshadowed two teams going through and three heading out.]]>Mon, 03 Oct 2016 20:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Castellanos' halfway winner breaks Cameroon's hearts]]>/u17womensworldcup/matches/round=275896/match=300357967/match-report.htmlDeyna Castellanos scored an incredible last-gasp winner direct from the halfway line as Venezuela recorded their first win at Jordan 2016 with a dramatic 2-1 victory over Cameroon.

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Mon, 03 Oct 2016 16:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Stratigakis, Canada’s captain and beating heart ]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=stratigakis-canada-s-captain-and-beating-heart-2839089.htmlThe Maple Leaves’ No8 is her team’s central figure. In the mixed zone following their opening game at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016, FIFA.com spoke to a young woman with maturity and confidence far beyond her years.

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Sun, 02 Oct 2016 14:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Mexico and Navarro set a five-star standard]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=mexico-and-navarro-set-a-five-star-standard-2837972.htmlFri, 30 Sep 2016 20:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Cameroon crushed by Canada's comeback kids]]>/u17womensworldcup/matches/round=275896/match=300357966/match-report.htmlCanada have made a winning start to their Jordan 2016 campaign after two late goals snatched victory from the jaws of defeat in a five-goal thriller against Cameroon.

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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Asian dominance on the line as Middle East makes history]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=asian-dominance-on-the-line-as-middle-east-makes-history-2837171.htmlFIFA.com looks ahead to Jordan 2016: the first FIFA women's tournament in the Middle East, where returning giants are aiming to claim a trophy that has ended up in Asian hands in all but one occasion.]]>Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[U-17 Women's World Cup in numbers]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=u-17-women-s-world-cup-in-numbers-2836952.htmlWith the latest edition set to kick off in just three days, FIFA.com takes a look at some of the facts, figures and tournament records that help tell the story of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Squads announced for Jordan 2016]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=squads-announced-for-jordan-2016-2835899.htmlFri, 23 Sep 2016 11:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Fadiga opens Cameroon FIFA club licensing seminar in collaboration with CAF]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=9/news=fadiga-opens-cameroon-fifa-club-licensing-seminar-in-collaboration-wit-2831347.htmlRepresentatives from 14 West African countries as well as clubs and other stakeholders have taken part in a club licensing seminar for member associations in the CAF Centre of Excellence in Cameroon.

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Thu, 08 Sep 2016 09:27:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Leagues & ClubsKind=News
<![CDATA[Cameroon out to make history in Jordan]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=8/news=cameroon-out-to-make-history-in-jordan-2823659.htmlFIFA.com about Cameroon's rocky road through qualifying for Jordan 2016 and why she believes the African debutantes are well placed to make a big impact.]]>Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Sharp shooting, spot-kick specialists and a sad swansong]]>/news/y=2016/m=8/news=sharp-shooting-spot-kick-specialists-and-a-sad-swansong-2823619.html A Moonwalk master joining an exclusive club, a saddening swansong, a ‘perfect’ treble and a goal flood highlight FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a spot-kick specialist and a laudable landmark.]]>Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:01:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[History-makers stand together in Stanford]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=8/news=history-makers-stand-together-in-stanford-2819205.htmlEvery week in the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. Our latest photograph shows Roger Milla and Oleg Salenko side-by-side, fresh from breaking two tournament records.

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Thu, 04 Aug 2016 13:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Nigeria, Ghana stunned in preliminary qualifying]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2016/m=8/news=nigeria-ghana-stunned-in-preliminary-qualifying-2819134.htmlWed, 03 Aug 2016 04:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Cameroon World Cup star the toast of Ireland’s west coast]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=7/news=cameroon-world-cup-star-the-toast-of-ireland-s-west-coast-2813328.htmlMon, 01 Aug 2016 05:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=1998 FIFA World Cup France ™<![CDATA[Rajevac: Algeria are the best in Africa]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=7/news=rajevac-african-football-is-improving-all-the-time-2812076.htmlSpeaking exclusively to FIFA.com, Milovan Rajevac reveals why he took the Algeria national team job, as well as his ambitions of taking Fennecs to Russia 2018 and the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. 

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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 16:59:00 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[Doege out to impress on the world stage]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=doege-out-to-impress-on-the-world-stage-2804665.htmlFIFA.com sat down with Germany U-17 goalkeeper Leonie Doege, who looks ahead to the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016, where she hopes to meet Jordanian international and close friend Sarah Abu Sabbah at the knockout stages.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Mouth-watering match-ups drawn in Africa]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=mouth-watering-contests-drawn-in-africa-2803565.htmlFIFA.com looks at the group stage draw in CAF qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.]]>Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers - Africa<![CDATA[Road to Russia mapped out for African hopefuls]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=road-to-russia-mapped-out-for-african-hopefuls-2803414.html

The last remaining steps for Africa’s FIFA World Cup contenders have been laid out after the draw for the continent’s third round of Russia 2018 qualifiers took place in Cairo, Egypt.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Scary surprises lurk in African draw]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=scary-surprises-lurk-in-african-draw-2803239.htmlThu, 23 Jun 2016 06:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers - Africa<![CDATA[Africa gears up for draw for third round of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=africa-gears-up-for-draw-for-third-round-of-2018-fifa-world-cup-qualif-2803173.htmlWed, 22 Jun 2016 20:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2016/m=6/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2802582.htmlIn our regular round-up of the week's footballing birthdays we celebrate the birthdays of a Cameroonian centre-back, a Beach Soccer World Cup legend, a World Cup-winning French talisman and an iconic USA Women's World Cup winner.

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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 09:36:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Broos: Guiding Cameroon to Russia is my prime objective]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=broos-guiding-cameroon-to-russia-is-my-prime-objective-2801642.htmlFIFA.com heard from Hugo Broos about his priorities since taking the Cameroon job and his ambitions for Les Lions Indomptables at continental and world level.]]>Tue, 14 Jun 2016 07:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Big boys line up for African finals]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=big-boys-line-up-for-african-finals-2800120.htmlMon, 06 Jun 2016 02:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Abdennour: Tunisia deserve a World Cup place]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=abdennour-tunisia-deserve-a-world-cup-place-2799588.htmlFIFA.com spoke with powerful Tunisia and Valencia centre-back Aymen Abdennour about his team's determination to reach the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ – and the pain of their play-off defeat against Cameroon on the road to Brazil 2014.]]>Fri, 03 Jun 2016 08:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Former African champions on the brink]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=former-african-champions-on-the-brink-2799420.htmlThu, 02 Jun 2016 04:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Coaches preparing for Jordan 2016]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=coaches-preparing-for-jordan-2016-2793715.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Tue, 31 May 2016 13:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Draw sets the scene for Jordan 2016]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=draw-sets-the-scene-for-jordan-2016-2793129.htmlFollowing a great deal of anticipation and expectation, the shape of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016 has been revealed at the Al-Hussein Cultural Centre in central Amman.

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Mon, 30 May 2016 16:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Relive the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016 draw]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=relive-fifa-u17-womens-world-cup-jordan-2016-draw-2792788.htmlRelive the official draw ceremony for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016, which took place in Amman.

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Sun, 29 May 2016 10:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2016/m=5/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2791110.htmlIn our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.

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Sun, 15 May 2016 10:13:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Rest in Peace, Patrick Ekeng]]>/news/y=2016/m=5/news=rest-in-peace-patrick-ekeng-2790183.htmlFIFA and the football fraternity are in mourning, following the tragic passing of Dinamo Bucharest and Cameroon international midfielder Patrick Ekeng, who died aged 26 after collapsing during a match in Romania.

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Sat, 07 May 2016 11:42:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News
<![CDATA[Women's round-up: April 2016]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=4/news=women-s-round-up-april-2016-2782875.htmlFIFA.com reviews another massive month in women’s football, headlined by huge off-field interest in Europe and North America, as well as international action across three continents as teams continue to build for Rio 2016.]]>Fri, 29 Apr 2016 01:07:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Nkono: I knew which way Lineker would shoot]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=4/news=nkono-i-knew-which-way-lineker-would-shoot-2779768.htmlFIFA.com as he shares his memories of the 1982 and 1990 FIFA World Cups™.]]>Tue, 05 Apr 2016 12:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=1990 FIFA World Cup Italy ™