<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 19 May 2017 11:39:00 GMTSun, 21 May 2017 01:45:50 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Hawk-Eye selected as VAR technology provider]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=5/news=hawk-eye-selected-as-var-technology-provider-2884449.htmlFIFA will continue the testing of video assistant technology during the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 (20 May – 11 June), the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 (17 June – 02 July) and the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 (6 – 16 December).

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Fri, 19 May 2017 11:39:00 GMTArea=Football Technology Section=Video Assistant RefKind=Release
<![CDATA[Constantine-led India return to top 100]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=5/news=constantine-led-india-return-to-top-100-2884124.htmlThu, 18 May 2017 05:35:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Olympic experience key for adventurous applicant]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=olympic-experience-key-for-adventurous-applicant-2883468.htmlYana Banerjee-Bey, an applicant to volunteer at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, speaks about her experience of volunteering at major events like the Olympic Games, and her hopes for the first FIFA tournament on Indian soil.

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Fri, 12 May 2017 09:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Puyol: U-17 finals will showcase stars of the future]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com ahead of helping to kick off ticket sales for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in New Delhi.]]>Wed, 03 May 2017 14:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[History and milestones mark Asia’s road to France]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=4/news=history-and-milestones-mark-asia-s-road-to-france-2879510.htmlFIFA.com reviews a landmark round of FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™ qualifiers in Asia where there were several debutants and at least one major casualty.]]>Thu, 13 Apr 2017 07:16:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Lucio: Experience is all important]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=lucio-experience-is-all-important-2879040.htmlFIFA.com spoke to FIFA World Cup winner Lucio, who gave his insight into what the world can expect from India at the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup, following his stint with FC Goa in the Indian Super League.]]>Wed, 12 Apr 2017 12:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Thousands descend on Mission XI Million festival]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=thousands-descend-on-mission-xi-million-festival-2879043.htmlMission XI Million continued apace in Ahmedabad today, with 6,000 children descending on The Arena by TransStadia in the city to attend a Mission XI Million Football Festival, in the presence of some Indian superstars.

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Sat, 08 Apr 2017 18:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[FIFA celebrates International Day of Sport for Development and Peace]]>/sustainability/news/y=2017/m=4/news=fifa-celebrates-international-day-of-sport-for-development-and-peace-2878446.htmlThu, 06 Apr 2017 09:59:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Commercial Affiliates pledge full support for India 2017]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=fifa-commercial-affiliates-pledge-full-support-for-india-2017-2878093.htmlFIFA and the FIFA U-17 World Cup Local Organising Committee have held a workshop in New Dehli aimed at developing the cooperation with Commercial Affiliates involved with the tournament.

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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017: match schedule and Official Slogan]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=fifa-u-17-world-cup-india-2017-match-schedule-and-official-slogan-unve-2877075.htmlMon, 27 Mar 2017 10:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Matos: India will show indomitable will]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=matos-india-will-show-indomitable-will-2876457.htmlWith 200 days to go until the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India, the host nation's new head coach Luis Norton de Matos sat down with FIFA.com for a chat about the challenge ahead and what football legacy the tournament could leave in the second-most populated country in the world.

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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 08:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Paraguay, Chile and Brazil win passage to India]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=paraguay-chile-and-brazil-win-passage-to-india-2876340.htmlFri, 17 Mar 2017 01:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Hero MotoCorp signs up as National Supporter of India 2017]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=hero-motocorp-signs-up-as-national-supporter-of-india-2017-2876210.htmlThu, 16 Mar 2017 10:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2017/m=3/news=the-week-in-quotes-2875573.htmlSat, 11 Mar 2017 12:04:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Volunteer programme launched for FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=volunteer-programme-launched-for-fifa-u-17-world-cup-india-2017-2874777.htmlMon, 06 Mar 2017 09:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=VolunteersKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Mission XI Million set to boost India’s football growth]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=mission-xi-million-set-to-boost-india-s-football-growth-2868816.htmlTue, 28 Feb 2017 02:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[South America's ten contenders aim for India]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=south-america-s-ten-contenders-aim-for-india-2867979.htmlWed, 22 Feb 2017 15:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Constantine: U-17 World Cup is a huge honour for India ]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=constantine-u-17-world-cup-is-a-huge-honour-for-india-2866576.htmlFIFA.com on the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup.]]>Wed, 08 Feb 2017 07:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: January 2017]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=2/news=women-s-round-up-january-2017-2865907.htmlFIFA.com reviews all the news from a fascinating month for Women’s Football, headlined by a big move for USA superstar Alex Morgan.]]>Wed, 01 Feb 2017 06:47:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Asian hopefuls eye France 2019 berths]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=1/news=asian-hopefuls-eye-france-2019-berths-2863965.htmlSat, 21 Jan 2017 16:50:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Kohli: I take a lot of inspiration from Ronaldo]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=1/news=kohli-i-take-a-lot-of-inspiration-from-ronaldo-2862237.htmlMon, 02 Jan 2017 14:33:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Bank of Baroda becomes first National Supporter for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=bank-of-baroda-becomes-first-national-supporter-for-the-fifa-u-17-worl-2861340.htmlBank of Baroda has become the first Indian company to sign up as a National Supporter for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, the first FIFA event to be hosted in the subcontinent.

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Mon, 19 Dec 2016 14:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Adam: We want to bring football to 11 million children]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=adam-we-want-to-bring-football-to-11-million-children-2857154.htmlSat, 10 Dec 2016 11:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Chhetri hoping for 'home' atmosphere in Doha]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=chhetri-hoping-for-home-atmosphere-in-doha-2847610.htmlwww.sc.qa about his special bond with Qatar, as he seeks to write Indian footballing history with his club, Bengaluru FC.]]>Wed, 02 Nov 2016 11:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™<![CDATA[India 2017 continues to take shape]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=india-2017-continues-to-take-shape-2846684.htmlth edition of the event kicks off, with the world's second-most populous nation hosting a FIFA tournament for the first time.]]>Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Iraq headline Asian quartet bound for India]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=quartet-through-as-iraq-crowned-in-asia-2839144.htmlFIFA.com reviews the AFC U-16 Championship as four Asian sides among a 16-team field battled for a ticket to India 2017.]]>Mon, 03 Oct 2016 06:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Official Emblem launched for FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=official-emblem-launched-for-fifa-u-17-world-cup-india-2017-2837035.htmlTue, 27 Sep 2016 16:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Slum Soccer receives inaugural FIFA Diversity Award]]>/sustainability/news/y=2016/m=9/news=slum-soccer-receives-inaugural-fifa-diversity-award-2837016.htmlMon, 26 Sep 2016 18:02:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Anti-RacismKind=Release<![CDATA[Women’s Football round-up: August 2016]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=8/news=women-s-football-round-up-august-2016-2824230.htmlThu, 01 Sep 2016 01:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Global appeal for FIFA’s Live Your Goals]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=7/news=global-appeal-for-fifa-s-live-your-goals-2813326.htmlFIFA.com highlights just some of the key activities for the Live Your Goals programme during July, including events in Uruguay, India, Republic of Ireland, Portugal and Guam.]]>Tue, 02 Aug 2016 00:34:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Sandhu hopes landmark feat is tipping point for India]]>/live-scores/news/y=2016/m=6/news=sandhu-hopes-landmark-feat-is-tipping-point-for-india-2803345.htmlFIFA.com hears from India goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, who shares his story of making history while playing for Stabaek in Norway, his thoughts on India's footballing future as hosts of the FIFA U-17 World Cup next year and more.]]>Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Lalpekhlua: Hosting the U-17 World Cup is a golden opportunity]]>/live-scores/news/y=2016/m=6/news=lalpekhlua-hosting-the-u-17-world-cup-is-a-great-opportunity-2799583.htmlFri, 03 Jun 2016 03:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[The weekend in review]]>/live-scores/news/y=2016/m=4/news=the-weekend-so-far-2781129.html​The latest rolling round-up of the weekend’s action, focusses on a key clash between local rivals at the top of the table in Russia, while there is more drama set for the summits in Spain and England.]]>Fri, 15 Apr 2016 22:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Seven tickets await on decisive matchday]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=seven-tickets-await-on-decisive-matchday-2772687.htmlFIFA.com previews what promises to be a thrilling conclusion to round two in Asian qualifying for Russia 2018.]]>Mon, 28 Mar 2016 00:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Decisive duels await Asia's 2018 hopefuls]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=decisive-duel-await-for-asia-s-2018-hopefuls-2771545.htmlWed, 23 Mar 2016 08:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Ghoochannejhad: I’m not just a football player]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=ghoochannejhad-i-m-not-just-a-football-player-2771216.htmlFIFA.com ahead of his nation’s latest FIFA World Cup qualifying games, discussing his penchant for big goals, his love of languages, the violin and why he’s no ordinary footballer.]]>Wed, 23 Mar 2016 05:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[FIFA stimulating global development of Technical Directors]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=2/news=fifa-stimulating-global-development-of-technical-directors-2765775.htmlThu, 18 Feb 2016 15:28:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Shandong Luneng headline play-off line-up ]]>/live-scores/afcchampionsleague/news/newsid/276/386/7/index.htmlThu, 04 Feb 2016 02:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2016 <![CDATA[Mohun kick-off long road to Asian glory]]>/live-scores/news/y=2016/m=1/news=mohun-kick-off-long-road-to-asian-glory-2757252.htmlThu, 28 Jan 2016 01:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Thrillers galore and surprises aplenty in Asia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=thrillers-galore-and-surprises-aplenty-in-asia-2747968.htmlThe year in Asian qualifying for Russia 2018 has been one to savour for all those who enjoy a surprise, with minnows making waves and favourites faltering as only Qatar end the year with a guaranteed spot in the next round.]]>Mon, 28 Dec 2015 02:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=12/news=the-week-in-quotes-2743729.htmlFIFA.com’s weekly feature sees India cricket star Sachin Tendulkar explain the significance of his home country hosting the FIFA U-17 World Cup in two years' time, Ronaldinho pay tribute to retiring goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni and much more! ]]>Sat, 12 Dec 2015 08:55:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Tendulkar: India can impact world football]]>/live-scores/news/y=2015/m=12/news=tendulkar-india-can-impact-world-football-2741999.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Sachin Tendulkar, who is often referred to as 'the God of cricket', to chat about the booming interest in football in India, the FIFA U-17 World Cup heading to India in 2017, what football and learn from cricket and much more.]]>Mon, 07 Dec 2015 07:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=VIP interview<![CDATA[Duo edge closer as quartet bounce back]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=duo-edge-closer-as-quartet-bounce-back-2732117.htmlThursday's 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ qualifying matchday in Asia saw Thailand and Korea Republic close on progression with victories. 

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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 17:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[India eager for its turn]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=india-eager-for-its-turn-2730782.htmlMon, 09 Nov 2015 01:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Giants cruise as Jordan, China PR bounce back]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=9/news=giants-cruise-as-jordan-china-pr-bounce-back-2676528.html
Regional favourites underlined their dominance, while Jordan and China PR bounced back on Matchday 4 of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying in Asia. FIFA.com reviews all the action across the continent.

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Tue, 08 Sep 2015 20:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Away tests await Asian giants]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=9/news=away-tests-await-asian-giants-2676019.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at all the upcoming action in Asia from Matchday 4 of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying.]]>Mon, 07 Sep 2015 06:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Drubbings, upsets and goal sprees]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=9/news=drubbings-upsets-and-goal-sprees-2675117.htmlFIFA.com reviews all the action across the continent.]]>Thu, 03 Sep 2015 22:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Giants aim to fight back as minnows seek breakthrough]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=9/news=giants-aim-to-fight-back-as-minnows-seek-breakthrough-2674892.htmlFIFA.com previews all the action here.]]>Wed, 02 Sep 2015 06:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Hammer time for India's English export]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=hammer-time-for-india-s-english-export-2673298.htmlFIFA.com about her historic move to West Ham United Ladies and the development of women's football in the world's second-most populous nation.]]>Thu, 27 Aug 2015 07:35:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Iconic Chhetri points the way forward for India]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=iconic-chhetri-points-the-way-forward-for-india-2672131.htmlFIFA.com spoke with India captain Sunil Chhetri about the 31-year-old's legacy so far, along with his thoughts on the Blue Tigers' ability to progress on their road to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia despite some disappointing results early on and much more.

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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 08:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)