<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 07 Dec 2016 18:16:00 GMTWed, 07 Dec 2016 18:36:16 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Video Assistant Referees to be tested at FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=video-assistant-referees-to-be-tested-at-fifa-club-world-cup-japan-201-2858889.htmlWed, 07 Dec 2016 18:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Auckland test for Japanese new boys]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=276106/match=300364978/preview.htmlAuckland City and Kashima Antlers will face off for the very first time when the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016 gets under way on Thursday. FIFA.com looks ahead to the tournament opener.

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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 02:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[The FIFA Club World Cup in numbers]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=the-fifa-club-world-cup-in-numbers-2858090.htmlTo whet the appetite ahead of the 13th FIFA Club World Cup, FIFA.com has dipped into the record books to bring you some of the tournament’s most eye-catching statistics.

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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 01:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Ogasawara: At Kashima we play to win]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=ogasawara-at-kashima-we-play-to-win-2858196.htmlTwo-time FIFA World Cup veteran Mitsuo Ogasawara chats exclusively with FIFA.com about Kashima Antlers' FIFA Club World Cup debut at Japan 2016 and playing with a winning spirit on the world stage.

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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 01:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Japan 2016 Spectator Guide ]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=japan-2016-spectator-guide-2858085.htmlFIFA.com gives you some advice and reminds you of the regulations that will be in force at the stadiums.]]>Tue, 06 Dec 2016 04:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Seven on the starting line in Japan]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=seven-on-the-starting-line-in-japan-2857979.htmlTue, 06 Dec 2016 02:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Kashima complete rocky road to glory]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=kashima-complete-rocky-road-to-glory-2857989.htmlFIFA.com reflects on the stories, stats and star players after Kashima Antlers won their eighth J.League title in dramatic style and booked a spot at the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016.

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Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Korea DPR complete a dream double]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=korea-dpr-complete-a-dream-double-2857966.htmlSun, 04 Dec 2016 16:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[ When Lloyd sealed Final hat-trick from halfway]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=12/news=when-lloyd-sealed-final-hat-trick-from-halfway-2857337.htmlUSA midfielder Carli Lloyd relives her already historic moment of sealing a hat-trick in the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final from the halfway line with FIFA.com.

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 21:19:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Sugita doubles her golden haul]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=sugita-doubles-her-golden-haul-2857883.htmlHina Sugita is a bona fide rising star of world football. She won the adidas Golden Ball at U-17 level two years ago and has now, quite incredibly, repeated the feat at the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 19:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Asia’s young starlets shine]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=asia-s-young-starlets-shine-2857881.htmlSat, 03 Dec 2016 15:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Golden future in store for goal-queen Ueno ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=golden-future-in-store-for-golden-ueno-2857866.htmlFIFA.com hears from Japan's Mami Ueno who wrapped up the adidas Golden Boot in the final minutes of the tournament.]]>Sat, 03 Dec 2016 13:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Crowning glory for Asian duo]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=crowning-glory-for-asian-duo-2857829.htmlFIFA.com reviews the denouement to the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup as East Asian sides dominated the final day, capped by Korea DPR's second title win.]]>Sat, 03 Dec 2016 13:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Kashima Antlers complete Club World Cup line-up]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=kashima-antlers-complete-club-world-cup-line-up-2857803.htmlKashima Antlers have completed the line-up for the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016, having been crowned Japanese J1 League champions on away goals following a 2-2 aggregate draw with Urawa Red Diamonds.

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 12:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Ueno ensures dominant Japan earn third]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=276003/match=300353179/match-report.htmlSat, 03 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Soubeyrand: The final will be unforgettable for France]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=soubeyrand-the-final-will-be-unforgettable-for-france-2856650.htmlLegendary former France midfielder Sandrine Soubeyrand, who is now coordinator of France’s youth teams, spoke to FIFA.com after Les Bleuettes' semi-final victory over Japan.

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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 14:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[A rollercoaster of excitement lasting 240 minutes]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=a-rollercoaster-of-excitement-lasting-240-minutes-2856643.htmlKorea DPR and France will contest the final of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016, having both emerged victorious from dramatic semi-final encounters decided after extra time.

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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 14:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Urawa claim slender advantage ]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=urawa-claim-slender-advantage-2856631.htmlTue, 29 Nov 2016 13:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[History-making France defy Japan with extra-time heroics]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=276001/match=300353180/match-report.htmlFrance are into their first FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup final after a 2-1 extra-time victory ended the hopes of in-form Japan.

 
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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Kashima Antlers, Urawa Reds compete for J.League crown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Played across two-legs, the J.League Championship Final will determine Japan’s top club for 2016. This year’s decider feature Urawa Reds, who finished top of the overall first-division standings, and Kashima Antlers, who won the first stage and ended the season in third place.

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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 09:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Meet the multi-faceted Gilles Eyquem]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=meet-the-multi-faceted-gilles-eyquem-2855630.htmlMon, 28 Nov 2016 00:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Four coaches, four stories]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=four-coaches-four-stories-2855675.htmlFIFA.com hears from each of the four coaches to hear about their tournament experiences, and look at how they approach the game.]]>Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Takakura: 2011 was the turning point for Japanese women's football]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=takakura-2011-was-a-turning-point-for-women-s-football-in-japan-2855620.htmlFIFA.com how winning the FIFA Women's World Cup was the turning point for football in her nation.]]>Sun, 27 Nov 2016 10:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2016/m=11/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2855241.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, 27 Nov 2016 08:58:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Papua New Guinea 2016 in tweets]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=papua-new-guinea-2016-in-tweets-2855610.htmlFIFA.com looks at how the opening few weeks at Papua New Guinea 2016 have been covered in tweets.]]>Sun, 27 Nov 2016 07:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2016/m=11/news=the-week-in-quotes-2854833.htmlWe hear from Steven Gerrard, Mauricio Pochettino, Jurgen Klinsmann, as well as the players that are shining at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016 in the latest edition of The Week in Quotes. 

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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 08:52:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Maradona: Saudi Arabia have taken the UAE’s pulse]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=maradona-saudi-arabia-have-taken-the-uae-s-pulse-2854828.htmlFri, 25 Nov 2016 10:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Matsubara, Japan’s resourceful all-rounder]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=matsubara-japan-s-resourceful-all-rounder-2854757.htmlFIFA.com hears from Shiho Matsubara, Japan's two-goal heroine in the impressive 3-1 win over Brazil, about her ability to play multiple positions and the Young Nadeshiko's hopes of breaking their FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup drought.]]>Thu, 24 Nov 2016 21:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Asian pair grab semi-final spots]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=asian-pair-grab-semi-final-spots-2854751.htmlThu, 24 Nov 2016 13:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[High-flying Japan cruise past Brazil]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275999/match=300353185/match-report.htmlThu, 24 Nov 2016 11:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Brazil’s Duda sizing up her options]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=brazil-s-duda-sizing-up-her-options-2854135.htmlTorn between futsal and football and between playing on the wing or down the middle, Brazil forward Duda is striving for answers in Papua New Guinea, as FIFA.com found out. 

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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Japan turn on the style at Canada’s expense]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353178/match-report.htmlSun, 20 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[High-profile encouragement for disappointed Canadians]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=high-profile-encouragement-for-disappointed-canadians-2852788.htmlSun, 20 Nov 2016 07:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Halilhodzic: Japan players must get regular football]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=halilhodzic-japan-players-must-get-regular-football-2852557.htmlThu, 17 Nov 2016 17:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Third time's a charm for Spain]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=third-time-s-a-charm-for-spain-2851685.htmlWed, 16 Nov 2016 14:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Spain avenge, Korea DPR advance]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=spain-avenge-korea-dpr-advance-2851683.htmlFIFA.com reviews matchday 3 at Papua New Guinea 2016, highlighted by a dose of revenge for Spain over Japan, and an exit for the hosts.]]>Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Caldentey on the spot as Spain edge Japan]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353193/match-report.htmlWed, 16 Nov 2016 08:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Mixed results for Asian titans ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=mixed-results-for-asian-titans-2850756.htmlIt proved to be a mixed night for Asia’s top four teams who represented the continent at Brazil 2014, as the third round of qualifying for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia reached the midway mark.

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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 18:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Burns: I thought Thailand would run away with it]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=burns-i-thought-thailand-would-run-away-with-it-2850971.htmlTue, 15 Nov 2016 17:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Halilhodzic: This is a huge win for Japan]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=halilhodzic-this-is-a-huge-win-for-japan-2850943.htmlTue, 15 Nov 2016 15:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Mariona and Bonmati cooking up a Spanish storm]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=mariona-y-bonmati-dos-complices-al-servicio-de-la-rojita-2850727-2850859.htmlFIFA.com spoke exclusively to Mariona Caldentey and Aitana Bonmati, who combined to set Spain on the road to victory against Canada and are now training their sights on Japan. 

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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 14:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Match officials for the FIFA Club World Japan 2016 appointed]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=match-officials-for-the-fifa-club-world-japan-2016-appointed-2850571.htmlFIFA has announced the match officials who will be in charge at the forthcoming FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016.

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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 10:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Pivotal encounters loom large in Asia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=pivotal-encounters-loom-large-in-asia-2850167.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at the fifth matchday in Round 3 of FIFA World Cup qualifying across Asia, with some crucial match-ups looming as the groups begin to take shape at the midway point.

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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 02:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Al Abid, Saudi Arabia's penalty specialist ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=al-abid-saudi-arabia-s-penalty-specialist-2849976.htmlStanding at the penalty spot preparing to take a kick can be one of the most high-pressure experiences a player can face. But Nawaf Al Abid has shown nerves of steel during Asia's Third Round qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, successfully converting three penalties, which has led to him to being dubbed the 'Brave One' by team-mates.

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Sun, 13 Nov 2016 12:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Big wins and goals aplenty on opening day]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=big-wins-and-goals-aplenty-on-opening-day-2850147.htmlSun, 13 Nov 2016 11:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Colour and tradition mark PNG Opening Ceremony]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=png-2016-opening-ceremony-2849703.htmlSun, 13 Nov 2016 11:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Impressive Japan put six past Nigeria]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353190/match-report.htmlSun, 13 Nov 2016 11:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Papua New Guinea 2016 in numbers]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=papua-new-guinea-2016-in-numbers-2848810.htmlFIFA.com presents some interesting facts, figures and records from the tournament’s history books.]]>Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Give the red card to violence against women and children]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=give-the-red-card-to-violence-against-women-and-children-2848898.htmlThu, 10 Nov 2016 23:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Warm PNG welcome brings out the smiles ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=warm-png-welcome-brings-out-the-smiles-2848881.htmlFIFA.com heard about the reasons behind this and the reactions of those being welcomed.]]>Thu, 10 Nov 2016 07:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016