<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 11 Jul 2016 16:01:00 GMTMon, 11 Jul 2016 16:04:52 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Johnson: Jordan will be ready to compete]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=7/news=johnson-jordan-will-be-ready-to-compete-2811704.htmlAs the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016 draws ever closer, excitement has been growing at local level as the finishing touches are put to preparations for the largest event ever held in the Kingdom, located in the heart of the Middle East.

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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 16:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![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[Women’s round-up: June 2016]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=6/news=women-s-round-up-june-2016-2804378.html

Women’s EURO qualifiers and Rio tune-ups dominated a busy month of women’s football that also brought silverware to clubs in Spain and Denmark. FIFA.com looks back over the main events.]]>
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:16:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Al-Badarneh's journey from footballer to engineer]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=al-badarneh-s-journey-from-footballer-to-engineer-2801412.htmlFarah Al-Badarneh talks to FIFA.com about her footballing past as a former player in the Jordan national women's team to her current role as the engineer responsible for overseeing the renovation and development of the stadiums for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016. 

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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 09:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![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[Zain becomes a National Supporter of Jordan 2016]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=zain-becomes-a-national-supporter-of-jordan-2016-2793060.htmlSun, 29 May 2016 13:52:00 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[Official mascot, draw procedure announced for Jordan 2016]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=official-mascot-draw-procedure-announced-for-jordan-2016-2792894.htmlSat, 28 May 2016 15:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Jordan seminar seeks to leverage U-17 legacy and grow women’s football in West Asia]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=jordan-seminar-seeks-to-leverage-u-17-legacy-and-grow-women-s-football-2791745.htmlAs part of the legacy programme of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016, a regional women’s football development seminar was held in Jordan between 17 and 20 May.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 13:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Schools tournament gives Jordanian girls timely boost]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=schools-tournament-gives-jordanian-girls-timely-boost-2791308.htmlWith the kick-off to the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016 fast approaching, the women’s game has been garnering more interest in the host country, where a growing number of football fans are looking forward to the most high-profile sporting event ever to be held in their homeland.

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Wed, 18 May 2016 10:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Yasmeen Khair: I'm proud to be an ambassador]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=4/news=yasmeen-khair-i-m-proud-to-be-an-ambassador-2780640.htmlJordan gymnast Yasmeen Khair has been chosen as one of the ambassadors of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016, and she couldn't be happier.

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Mon, 02 May 2016 09:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Jordan 2016 vision imparted to Arab women journalists]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=4/news=jordan-2016-vision-imparted-to-arab-women-journalists-2779506.htmlMon, 04 Apr 2016 13:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![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[Redknapp's three-hour Jordan job]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=redknapp-s-three-hour-jordan-job-2772001.htmlFIFA.com caught up with newly appointed Jordan coach Harry Redknapp about his peculiar post, where he will remain in charge of the squad only for two games as they continue their qualifying push towards the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

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Wed, 23 Mar 2016 15:23:00 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[Abu Hantash: Jordan wants to project a positive image]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=abu-hantash-jordan-wants-to-project-a-positive-image-2771011.htmlFri, 18 Mar 2016 09:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Jordan 2016 LOC launch ‘You are Player Number 12’]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=jordan-2016-loc-launch-you-are-player-number-12-2769360.htmlThe FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016 Local Organising Committee launch the ‘You are Player Number 12’ campaign, calling on Jordanian fans from around the Kingdom to show their support during the upcoming tournament.

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Wed, 09 Mar 2016 14:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Marketing workshop held for Jordan 2016 sponsors and host cities]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=marketing-workshop-held-for-jordan-2016-sponsors-and-host-cities-2768430.htmlThe Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016 held a workshop for sponsors and representatives of host cities Amman, Zarqa and Irbid.

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Fri, 04 Mar 2016 09:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Live Your Goals Festival attracts Al-Mogableen students in Jordan]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=2/news=live-your-goals-festival-attracts-al-mogableen-students-in-jordan-2765426.htmlFIFA.com recaps a Live Your Goals Festival that concluded on Sunday 14 February at King Abdulla II Park stadium in Al-Mogableen, in the Jordanian capital of Amman, where more than 150 girls between the ages of six and 14 participated. ]]>Tue, 16 Feb 2016 11:44:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Octet complete group stage field]]>/live-scores/afcchampionsleague/news/newsid/276/466/3/index.htmlWed, 10 Feb 2016 05:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2016 <![CDATA[Sixteen becomes eight in Asia’s race for Rio]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2016/m=1/news=sixteen-becomes-eight-in-asia-s-race-for-rio-2756216.htmlThu, 21 Jan 2016 06:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men<![CDATA[Asian hopefuls set sights on Rio 2016 ]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2016/m=1/news=asian-hopefuls-set-sights-on-rio-2016-2754587.htmlAsia's final qualification for the Men's Olympic Football Tournament at Rio 2016 begins at the start of the new year with 16 sides vying for a place in the global showpiece this August. FIFA.com previews the upcoming competition and takes a closer look at the contenders eager to take a trip to Rio.

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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 02:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men
<![CDATA[The mother of all years]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=12/news=the-mother-of-all-years-2748128.htmlFIFA.com reviews a huge year for women's football.]]>Wed, 30 Dec 2015 09:50:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=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[New highs for FIFA’s Live Your Goals]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=12/news=new-highs-for-fifa-s-live-your-goals-2747627.htmlWed, 23 Dec 2015 03:29:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[World Cup to boost Jordan's women's football pioneers]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=12/news=world-cup-to-boost-jordan-s-women-s-football-pioneers-2744733.htmlTue, 15 Dec 2015 13:19:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Asia aims to build next wave of world beaters]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=12/news=asia-aims-to-build-next-wave-of-world-beaters-2741947.htmlFri, 04 Dec 2015 10:27:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Live Your Goals continues to nurture and inspire]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=12/news=live-your-goals-continues-to-nurture-and-inspire-2741456.htmlTue, 01 Dec 2015 07:20:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Live Your Goals Festival visits Karak]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=11/news=live-your-goals-festival-visits-karak-2735501.htmlThe ‘Live Your Goals’ Festival officially came to a close in Karak Governorate on Saturday, 28 November at Prince Faisal Stadium in Jordan, marking the conclusion of a week-long series of activities aimed at encouraging more girls to take up football in Jordan. 

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Sat, 28 Nov 2015 12:25:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News
<![CDATA[Tajikistan, Davronov’s extended family]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=tajikistan-davronov-s-extended-family-2711046.htmlFIFA.com the familial atmosphere that envelops the side whenever they meet up.]]>Mon, 12 Oct 2015 15:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Shafi ready for Socceroo showdown]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=shafi-ready-for-socceroo-showdown-2709496.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Jordan goalkeeper Amer Shafi ahead of the hosts FIFA World Cup qualifier against Australia, and the No1 is confident in replicating their historic win against the Socceroos during Brazil 2014 qualifying in 2012.

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Mon, 05 Oct 2015 17:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Jordan celebrates countdown to kick off]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=9/news=jordan-celebrates-countdown-to-kick-off-2708515.htmlThu, 01 Oct 2015 11:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Third Live Your Goals Festival kicks off in Jordan]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=9/news=third-live-your-goals-festival-kicks-off-in-jordan-2702873.htmlWed, 30 Sep 2015 14:00:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Foundations set in Jordan with second women's coaching course]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=9/news=foundations-set-in-jordan-with-second-women-s-coaching-course-2677902.htmlSet to host the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup next year, Jordan put on its second women's football coaching course in Amman from 8-12 September 2015, supervised by former England player and coach Hope Powell.

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Tue, 15 Sep 2015 09:17:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![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[Jordan 2016 official match schedule announced ]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=fifa-u-17-women-s-world-cup-jordan-2016-official-match-schedule-announ-2670260.htmlMon, 10 Aug 2015 15:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[World Cup qualifying: the story so far]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=world-cup-qualifying-the-story-so-far-2660791.htmlWith the Preliminary Draw set to take centre stage this week, we look back at the first steps on the road to Russia 2018, with 76 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches having already been played across Asia and North America.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Guam train continues as Japan, Iran blush]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=guam-train-continues-as-japan-iran-blush-2649326.htmlGuam and the Philippines continued their fairytale starts to Asian Zone qualifying on Matchday 2, while Japan and Iran were held to unforeseen draws and two teams recorded 6-0 wins.

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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 20:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone
<![CDATA[Asian powerhouses eye opening victories ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=monday-asian-powerhouses-eye-opening-victories-2648433.htmlFIFA.com previewing all the action.]]>Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Upsets, thrashings and 11th-hour saviours]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=upsets-thashings-and-11th-hour-saviours-2646383.htmlThu, 11 Jun 2015 22:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Asian minnows face tough opening tasks ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=asian-minnows-face-tough-opening-tasks-2639811.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 07:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Women's football in Jordan: What's the score?]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=women-s-football-in-jordan-what-s-the-score-2605200.htmlFIFA.com decided to put together this brief overview of the state of play.]]>Fri, 15 May 2015 13:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Where stars are born]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=where-stars-are-born-2593970.html

The FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016 will represent the chance for youngsters to make a name for themselves and get noticed. FIFA.com looks back through the short history of the tournament and recalls some of the great players who have graced it.

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Tue, 12 May 2015 21:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Jordan 2016 official emblem unveiled]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=jordan-2016-official-emblem-unveiled-2601067.htmlSun, 03 May 2015 11:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Varied reactions across Asia after Russia 2018 draw]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=varied-reactions-across-asia-over-russia-2018-draw-2590780.htmlFIFA.com looks at the reaction to Tuesday’s FIFA World Cup qualifying draw in Asia, with coaches from across the continent providing their views on the looming campaign.

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone
<![CDATA[Asian draw throws up derbies and drama]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=draw-throws-up-derbies-and-drama-2590319.htmlTue, 14 Apr 2015 10:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone