<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 14 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMTThu, 14 Sep 2017 08:03:32 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[India's blind team enjoy special trophy experience]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=india-s-blind-team-get-special-trophy-experience-2907768.htmlThu, 14 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Enjoy the Official Song of India 2017!]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=enjoy-the-official-song-of-india-2017-2907454.htmlSun, 10 Sep 2017 09:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Kroos: Korea Republic a springboard to high-flying career]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=kroos-korea-republic-a-springboard-to-high-flying-career-2907469.htmlTen years on from being crowned as the adidas Golden Ball winner at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, we look at how Real Madrid and Germany star Toni Kroos has transformed over the past decade.

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Sat, 09 Sep 2017 09:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[FIFA Legends match sets stage for India 2017]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=legends-match-sets-stage-for-fifa-u-17-world-cup-india-2017-2907363.htmlThu, 07 Sep 2017 22:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Weah and USA seeking glory in India]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=weah-and-usa-seeking-glory-in-india-2904848.htmlMon, 21 Aug 2017 15:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[India 2017 Trophy Experience launched in New Delhi]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=trophy-experience-kicks-off-for-fifa-u-17-world-cup-india-2017-2904675.htmlFri, 18 Aug 2017 14:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Match officials for FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 appointed]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=match-officials-for-fifa-u-17-wor-2904418.htmlFri, 18 Aug 2017 09:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Women’s football tackling big issues in India]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=8/news=women-s-football-tackling-big-issues-in-india-2904396.htmlWed, 16 Aug 2017 14:35:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Trophy Experience for FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 to kick off mid-August]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=trophy-experience-for-fifa-u-17-world-cup-india-2017-to-kick-off-mid-a-2903153.htmlMon, 07 Aug 2017 09:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Gulati: India 2017 a special event for me]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=gulati-india-2017-a-special-event-for-me-2902257.htmlFIFA.com caught up with FIFA Council member Sunil Gulati at the India 2017 Official Draw in Mumbai, which saw the hosts - the country of Gulati’s birth – drawn against USA – the country where he was raised and now lives – in their opening match.

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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 14:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Constantine: Qatar’s youth development can help Indian football]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=constantine-qatar-s-youth-development-can-help-indian-football-2901935.htmlMon, 24 Jul 2017 11:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™<![CDATA[Coaches react to India 2017 draw]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=coaches-react-to-india-2017-draw-2900652.htmlFIFA.com caught up with the coaches of Germany, New Caledonia, Mali and hosts India to get their take on their prospective opponents.]]>Fri, 07 Jul 2017 19:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[India 2017 draw throws up intriguing ties]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=india-2017-draw-throws-up-intriguing-ties-2900291.htmlFIFA.com was present for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 draw in Mumbai, where the hosts were cast in a challenging Group A, as a date with USA in their opening match being laid out.]]>Fri, 07 Jul 2017 15:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Coal India Limited joins as National Supporter for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=coal-india-limited-joins-as-national-supporter-for-the-fifa-u-17-world-2900501.htmlThu, 06 Jul 2017 08:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[FIFA Legends Kanu, Cambiasso to attend Official Draw for FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=fifa-legends-kanu-cambiasso-to-attend-official-draw-for-fifa-u-17-worl-2900440.htmlWed, 05 Jul 2017 12:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Mama: U-17 World Cup will be a game-changer]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=mama-u-17-world-cup-will-be-a-game-changer-2898950.htmlShylo Malsawmtluanga, who is widely regarded as one of the finest players to emerge from the Mizoram region in India's north-east, discusses the future of Indian football and his hopes for the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup in the country.

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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![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]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=puyol-u-17-finals-will-showcase-stars-of-the-future-2882273.htmlFIFA.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)