<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 06 Feb 2017 09:10:00 GMTMon, 06 Feb 2017 15:49:40 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Little Doan following in big footsteps]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=little-doan-following-in-big-footsteps-2866218.htmlMon, 06 Feb 2017 09:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Asia’s aspirants primed for another big year]]>/live-scores/afcchampionsleague/news/newsid/286/423/7/index.htmlTue, 24 Jan 2017 05:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2017 <![CDATA[Technical Study Group publishes report on Papua New Guinea 2016]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=1/news=technical-study-group-publishes-report-on-papua-new-guinea-2016-2863547.htmlThe Technical Study Group (TSG) has published its report on the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016. You can download and read it all on FIFA.com.

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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 09:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Halilhodzic: Japanese players could drink sake on the ball]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=1/news=halilhodzic-japanese-players-could-drink-sake-on-the-ball-2862193.htmlSun, 01 Jan 2017 21:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[From Messi to Del Bosque: FIFA.com’s best interviews of 2016]]>/live-scores/news/y=2016/m=12/news=from-messi-to-del-bosque-fifa-com-s-best-interviews-of-2016-2862080.htmlFIFA.com interviews over the past 12 months.]]>Fri, 30 Dec 2016 15:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[2016 in Numbers]]>/news/y=2016/m=12/news=2016-in-numbers-2862113.htmlFIFA.com reviews 2016 in stats.]]>Thu, 29 Dec 2016 15:54:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Regional success boosts Thailand's hopes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=regional-success-boosts-thailand-s-hopes-2861918.htmlSun, 25 Dec 2016 09:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Checking the map to Korea Republic 2017]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=checking-the-map-to-korea-republic-2017-2860773.htmlAs the road to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 gets ever shorter, an assessment of the path trodden, and what lies ahead, seems in order. FIFA.com takes a look at the story of qualifying from the year gone by and what’s still yet to come in 2017.

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Sat, 24 Dec 2016 09:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[A titan, a treble and a hat-trick hero]]>/news/y=2016/m=12/news=a-titan-a-treble-and-a-hat-trick-hero-2861858.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review.]]>Fri, 23 Dec 2016 12:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Real Madrid top of class at Japan 2016]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=real-madrid-top-of-class-at-japan-2016-2861746.htmlReal Madrid took the honours at the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016 to make it three titles for the year. In lifting the trophy for a second time, Los Merengues extended Europe’s domination of the competition, with the continent having now provided nine of its 13 champions.

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Wed, 21 Dec 2016 13:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[All to play for in Asia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=all-to-play-for-in-asia-2861361.htmlMon, 19 Dec 2016 18:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Japan 2016 makes Kashima household names]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=japan-2016-makes-kashima-household-names-2861197-2861227.htmlOn 23 November, Kashima Antlers scraped past Kawasaki Frontale 1-0 in the J.League championship semi-final play-off. No one could have predicted that about one month later, Kashima would be playing in the final of the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016—a game in which they even snatched a 2-1 second-half lead against Real Madrid.

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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 19:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[From Yokohama to Abu Dhabi: Japan welcome new hosts UAE]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=from-yokohama-to-abu-dhabi-japan-welcome-new-hosts-uae-2860804.htmlThe transfer of hosting duties from Japan 2016 to UAE 2017 took place shortly before the kick-off of the 2016 Final between tournament surprise and hosts Kashima Antlers and European giants Real Madrid. 

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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 14:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Real Madrid receive FIFA World Champions Badge in Japan]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=real-madrid-receive-world-champions-badge-in-japan-2860806.htmlAfter a hard-fought Final that went to extra-time, Real Madrid secured a second FIFA Club World Cup title, and with it a second World Champions Badge. 

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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 14:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Ronaldo, Modric and Shibasaki sweep awards]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=double-joy-for-cristiano-ronaldo-2861147.htmlCristiano Ronaldo collected the adidas Golden Ball after inspiring his side to victory in Sunday's FIFA Club World Cup 2016 final with a hat-trick.

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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 14:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Madrid see off spirited Kashima in electric extra time final]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=276112/match=300364984/match-report.htmlCristiano Ronaldo bagged a hat-trick as Real Madrid claimed their second FIFA Club World Cup crown after defeating J.League champions Kashima Antlers in extra-time at the International Stadium Yokohama.

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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 13:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Praise for Japan ahead of tournament finale]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=praise-for-japan-ahead-of-tournament-finale-2860805.htmlSpeaking at a press conference ahead of the 2016 FIFA Club World Cup final, FIFA President Gianni Infantino hailed Japan’s passion for the beautiful game and discussed video assistance being used for the first time at a FIFA tournament. 

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Sat, 17 Dec 2016 11:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Vazquez: We all want more]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=vazquez-we-all-want-more-2860828.htmlSat, 17 Dec 2016 10:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Kashima savouring shot at glory]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=kashima-savouring-shot-at-glory-2860740-2860792.html18 December 2016 could go down as the most important day in Kashima Antlers’ history, as they face Spanish powerhouse Real Madrid in the final of the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016.

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Fri, 16 Dec 2016 20:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Favourites face surprise package in Yokohama]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=276112/match=300364984/preview.htmlLos Blancos gunning for their second world crown and the host club their first.]]>Fri, 16 Dec 2016 20:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Breaking records, keeping Diegos]]>/news/y=2016/m=12/news=breaking-records-keeping-diegos-2860420.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with unusual hat-tricks, an almost and a first touch.]]>Fri, 16 Dec 2016 05:06:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Ecstatic Suzuki delivers Ronaldo-esque celebration]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=ecstatic-suzuki-delivers-ronaldo-esque-celebration-2860282.htmlWed, 14 Dec 2016 18:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Antlers down Atletico Nacional to reach final]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=276110/match=300364980/match-report.htmlKashima Antlers advanced to the 2016 FIFA Club World Cup final after a 3-0 victory against Atletico Nacional at the Suita City Football Stadium in Osaka.

 
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Wed, 14 Dec 2016 12:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Kashima’s Endo inspired by disaster-hit home region]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=kashima-s-endo-inspired-by-disaster-hit-home-region-2860023.htmlTue, 13 Dec 2016 14:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Keen learner Aguilar aiming high]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=keen-learner-aguilar-aiming-high-2859897.htmlAtletico Nacional defender Felipe Aguilar speaks with FIFA.com about anticipation and excitement heading into the team's first FIFA Club World Cup match in its history and his ambitions to become a business executive after his footballing career.

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Tue, 13 Dec 2016 01:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Two steps from heaven]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=276110/match=300364980/preview.htmlCopa Libertadores champions Atletico Nacional begin their FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016 campaign against host club Kashima Antlers on Wednesday. FIFA.com sets the scene.

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Mon, 12 Dec 2016 14:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Okazaki: I’m thrilled to win Asian award]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=okazaki-i-m-thrilled-to-win-asian-award-2859619.htmlMon, 12 Dec 2016 09:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Technical Study Group reflect on Jordan 2016]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=technical-study-group-reflect-on-jordan-2016-2858240.htmlFIFA’s Technical Study Group (TSG) has published its report on the recent FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Jordan, lauding the standard of attacking play while identifying key areas for improvement.

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Mon, 12 Dec 2016 07:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Sogahata: We want to reach the final]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=sogahata-we-want-to-reach-the-final-2859567.htmlFIFA.com, Kashima Antlers goalkeeper Hitoshi Sogahata reflected on Sunday's victory over Mamelodi Sundowns and spoke of his desire to help the Japanese champions go all the way at the FIFA Club World Cup.]]>Mon, 12 Dec 2016 00:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Endo, Mu sink Sundowns]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=276104/match=300364977/match-report.htmlKashima Antlers booked their place in the FIFA Club World Cup semi-finals after defeating Mamelodi Sundowns 2-0 at the Suita City Football Stadium in Osaka. 

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Sun, 11 Dec 2016 12:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Shibasaki: No10 is a magnificent number]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=shibasaki-no10-is-a-magnificent-number-2859333.htmlIn an exclusive interview with FIFA.com ahead of Kashima Antlers’ second round match against South Africa’s Mamelodi Sundowns, Gaku Shibasaki discussed his excitement at playing against the CAF Champions League winners and his pride in the legacy of his club’s No10 shirt.

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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 15:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2016/m=12/news=the-week-in-quotes-2858284.htmlSat, 10 Dec 2016 09:18:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Spirit of Zico will welcome The Brazilians]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=276104/match=300364977/preview.htmlKashima Antlers and Mamelodi Sundowns are both making their tournament debuts at the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016. FIFA.com takes a look at all aspects of their second round match in Osaka.

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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 01:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Nerveless Kumagai creates Japan’s iconic moment]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=12/news=nerveless-kumagai-creates-japan-s-iconic-moment-2858122.html FIFA.com the back-story behind Japan's most iconic moment in FIFA Women's World Cup history - the penalty which saw the Nadeshiko become world champions at Germany 2011.]]>Fri, 09 Dec 2016 23:16:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Billiat out to make the Sundowns shine]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=billiat-out-make-sundowns-shine-2859190-2859226.htmlFri, 09 Dec 2016 12:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Kashima ace Kanazaki hungry for more]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=kashima-ace-kanazaki-hungry-for-more-2859168.htmlKashima Antlers made a winning start in the opening match against Auckland City at the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016. The first half ended scoreless, but a goal early in the second half by Auckland stirred Kashima into life and set the stage for a dramatic come-from-behind victory.

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Fri, 09 Dec 2016 06:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Iwata returning home to see his new arrival]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=iwata-returning-home-to-see-his-new-arrival-2859157.htmlFIFA.com moments after his team's 2-1 defeat by Kashima Antlers in the FIFA Club World Cup about returning home to his new-born baby girl. ]]>Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Kashima Antlers fight back to overcome Auckland]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=276106/match=300364978/match-report.htmlKashima Antlers advanced to the second round of the 2016 FIFA Club World Cup Japan after coming from a goal down to defeat Auckland City at the International Stadium Yokohama.

 
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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![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