<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 15 Jun 2017 20:44:00 GMTSun, 18 Jun 2017 21:50:54 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Korea Republic sack Uli Stielike]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=korea-republic-sack-uli-stielike-2895285.htmlThe Korea Football Association have announced that Uli Stielike has been sacked as head coach of the senior national team, following their 3-2 defeat by Qatar in the latest round of FIFA World Cup™ qualifiers.

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Thu, 15 Jun 2017 20:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Iran complete mission as Korea Republic, Japan stunned]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=iran-complete-mission-as-korea-republic-japan-stunned-2894699.htmlWed, 14 Jun 2017 02:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[England soar as history-makers abound in Korea Republic]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=england-soar-as-history-makers-abound-in-korea-republic-2894526.htmlThe FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 ended in scintillating style in Suwon as England won their first ever title at this level. Fittingly capping off a tournament graced by dazzling moments, both individually and collectively, the Young Lions and Venezuela put on a final befitting a fine three weeks of action.

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Mon, 12 Jun 2017 08:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Iran seek qualification as Japan aim to move clear]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=iran-seek-qualification-as-japan-aim-to-move-clear-2893948.htmlAsia's qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia is approaching its first watershed moment with Iran in sight of reaching the global finals.

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Sun, 11 Jun 2017 11:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Geynrikh: Goal-getter, selfie-shooter]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=geynrikh-goal-getter-selfie-shooter-2893810.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Uzbekistan icon Alexander Geynrikh, to discuss his country's hopes of reaching the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, and his unique goal celebration against Syria in a qualifying match last year.

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Fri, 09 Jun 2017 14:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Korea Republic producing delight, goals & memories]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=korea-republic-producing-delight-goals-memories-2893819.htmlWith 50 games gone and just two remaining, look back at some of the memories caught on video which we will be cherishing from the FIFA U-20 World Cup once the title is lifted on Sunday 11 June.

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Fri, 09 Jun 2017 02:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Cho dreaming of World Cup return]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=6/news=cho-dreaming-of-world-cup-return-2893183.htmlFIFA.com spoke to Taeguk Ladies captain and midfield dynamo Cho Sohyun, who is hoping to build on recent success at next year's AFC Women's Asian Cup and the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France.]]>Thu, 08 Jun 2017 06:06:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Volunteers, the unsung heroes behind the scenes]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=volunteers-the-unsung-heroes-behind-the-scenes-2892794.htmlLike previous international tournaments, Korea Republic 2017 is made possible thanks to the undying effort and support of almost 1,000 volunteers. 

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Tue, 06 Jun 2017 03:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=VolunteersKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Long-standing reminders of 2002]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=long-standing-reminders-of-2002-2892204.html​There are plenty of things to trigger memories of 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan for fans around Korea Republic beyond just the stadiums themselves. We captured some of the best.

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Fri, 02 Jun 2017 05:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Bleached hair and body art in Korea Republic]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=bleached-hair-and-body-art-in-korea-republic-2891549.htmlFootball has its fair share of extravagant hairstyles and audacious tattoos, so no surprise the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 has plenty on show. We look at some of the best.

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Thu, 01 Jun 2017 07:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Hosts Korea Republic reflect on adventure]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=hosts-korea-republic-reflect-on-adventure-2891212.htmlAfter defeat by Portugal in the Round of 16 at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, the hosts' coach and midfielder Lee Sangheon reflected on the journey and looked ahead to the future.

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Wed, 31 May 2017 10:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Home hopes extinguished, Vinotinto dreams go on]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=home-hopes-extinguished-vinotinto-dreams-go-on-2890904.html​As the FIFA U-20 World Cup entered the knockout stages, hosts Korea Republic were one of the first to falter, while Venezuela's epic campaign continued.

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Tue, 30 May 2017 15:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Portugal knock out hosts Korea Republic]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275958/match=300367059/match-report.htmlA display of efficiency helped Portugal beat Korea Republic 3-1 in front of a capacity crowd in Cheonan in the Round of 16 at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

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Tue, 30 May 2017 13:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[18 days to go: Hwang Sunhong’s unbelievable flick]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=18-days-to-go-hwang-sunhong-s-unbelievable-flick-2883427.htmlFIFA.com has begun the countdown to the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017, and from now until the start we will share an interesting fact about the tournament every day. Today we delight in a wonderful goal from Korea Republic on home soil.]]>Tue, 30 May 2017 10:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Lee Sangmin: We've only shown 50 per cent of our potential]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=lee-sangmin-we-ve-only-shown-50-per-cent-of-our-potential-2890519.htmlFIFA.com about their growing fame and prospects in the latter rounds.]]>Mon, 29 May 2017 15:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Quartet advance, nervous wait for two giants]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=quartet-advance-nervous-wait-for-two-giants-2889078.htmlAs the door was closed on the first two groups of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, England and Venezuela sat pretty in top spot, while Argentina and Germany face an anxious couple of days.

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Fri, 26 May 2017 15:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Young Lions upset hosts to top group]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367063/match-report.htmlEngland edged Korea Republic 1-0 thanks to a Kieran Dowell goal to finish top of Group A at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

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Fri, 26 May 2017 14:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[A progressing pair and a few firsts]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=a-progressing-pair-and-a-few-firsts-2886850.htmlAs Venezuela and Korea Republic booked their places in the next round of the FIFA U-20 World Cup, there were a few impressive firsts dotted around as Groups A and B took to the pitch for a second time.

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Tue, 23 May 2017 15:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Hosts hang on to book last-16 ticket]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367065/match-report.htmlKorea Republic held on to beat Argentina 2-1 in their second match of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 and confirm their place in the knockout stages.

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Tue, 23 May 2017 14:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Lee Seungwoo: I want to go further than we did in Chile]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=lee-seungwoo-i-want-to-go-further-than-we-did-in-chile-2885550.htmlMon, 22 May 2017 04:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Korea Republic 2017 kicks off with a bang]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=korea-republic-2017-kicks-off-with-a-bang-2885038.htmlAn action-packed first day of the FIFA U-20 World Cup brought a dramatic win, elation for the home fans and a mixed day for South American and European sides.

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Sat, 20 May 2017 15:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Hosts off to winning start]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367033/match-report.htmlSat, 20 May 2017 14:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 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[Busacca: VAR can make a huge difference for fair play]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=busacca-var-can-make-a-huge-difference-for-fair-play-2884432.htmlAhead of the Video Assistant Referee system getting its FIFA youth tournament debut, FIFA Head of Refereeing Massimo Busacca discussed the impact it could have on the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

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Fri, 19 May 2017 10:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Korea Republic primed for big kick-off]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=korea-republic-primed-for-big-kick-off-2884301.htmlWith the waiting almost over ahead of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, let FIFA.com whet your appetite for what is in store as 24 teams battle it out to lift the trophy on 11 June.

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Wed, 17 May 2017 23:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[How to follow the FIFA U-20 World Cup]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=how-to-follow-the-fifa-u-20-world-cup-2884089.htmlThe FIFA U-20 World Cup action gets going on the 20 May, but how will you be able to keep up with the excitement at Korea Republic 2017? Do not worry, as FIFA.com will have you covered wherever you are.

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Wed, 17 May 2017 06:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[VAR set for youth tournament debut in Korea Republic ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=var-set-for-youth-tournament-debut-in-korea-republic-2883933.htmlWed, 17 May 2017 02:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Korea Republic 2017 in numbers]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=korea-republic-2017-in-numbers-2884020.htmlWith just a couple of days to go until the latest FIFA U-20 World Cup, FIFA.com takes a statistical look at Korea Republic 2017 and the tournament's history.

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Tue, 16 May 2017 08:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Champions forged and stars ignited]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=champions-forged-and-stars-ignited-2883934.htmlWith kick off at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 fast approaching, we take a look back on some of the stars to have emerged from the tournament over its 40-year history.

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Mon, 15 May 2017 12:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Next week on FIFA.com]]>/news/y=2017/m=5/news=next-week-on-fifa-com-2883904.htmlFIFA.com in the week ahead.]]>Sun, 14 May 2017 12:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=News centreKind=News<![CDATA[Squads set for Korea Republic unveiled]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=squads-set-for-korea-republic-unveiled-2883621.htmlThu, 11 May 2017 10:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Former Club World Cup participants lead charge in Asia ]]>/live-scores/afcchampionsleague/news/newsid/288/362/9/index.htmlFIFA.com reviews all the action from the AFC Champions League group stage where some former champions impressed, as did a host of new faces.]]>Thu, 11 May 2017 06:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=AFC Champions League 2017 <![CDATA[Guinea rise beyond Ebola nightmare]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=guinea-rise-beyond-ebola-nightmare-2881171.htmlThe Guinean population lived through a veritable ordeal between 2014 and 2016, with an outbreak of the Ebola virus causing 2,543 deaths, but still managed to reach their first FIFA U-20 World Cup in almost four decades.

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Mon, 01 May 2017 12:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 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[Scouts able to see a world of talent in Korea Republic]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=scouts-able-to-see-a-world-of-talent-in-korea-republic-2878581.htmlMember Association and club scouts have the opportunity to obtain tickets to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 through the scout ticketing programme.

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Tue, 04 Apr 2017 16:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Match officials for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 appointed]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=match-officials-for-the-fifa-u-20-world-cup-korea-republic-2017-appoin-2878553.htmlFIFA has announced the match officials who will be in charge at the forthcoming FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, which includes Video Assistant Referees for the first time at a FIFA youth tournament.

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Tue, 04 Apr 2017 13:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[The road to France starts here]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=4/news=the-road-to-france-starts-here-2878437.htmlFIFA.com previews the 2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup qualifiers, which marks the beginning of the continent's long journey to the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019.

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Sun, 02 Apr 2017 15:43:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Iran move within a whisker, Thailand out]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=iran-move-within-a-whisker-thailand-out-2877866.htmlFIFA.com rounds up all the action from FIFA World Cup™ qualifying in Asia, where all six hosts recorded three points on home soil.]]>Tue, 28 Mar 2017 21:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Iran look to edge closer, duo aim to bounce back]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=iran-eye-early-qualification-duo-aim-to-bounce-back-2877457.htmlFIFA.com previews Tuesday's matchday in Asian qualifying for Russia 2018, where the jostling for a ticket to the world stage continues to intensify heading into the home straight. ]]>Mon, 27 Mar 2017 07:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Adventurous acts and a Shakespearean revival]]>/news/y=2017/m=3/news=adventurous-acts-and-a-shakespearean-revival-2876982.html A daring keeper and an unlikely hat-trick hero feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a few Germans and a fairytale start to a managerial career.]]>Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:55:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Trio move clear as underdogs triumph ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=trio-move-clear-as-underdogs-triumph-2876611.htmlFIFA.com looks back on all the action.

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Revenge on the menu in return legs]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=revenge-on-the-menu-in-return-legs-2876610.htmlFIFA.com previews Thursday's Russia 2018 qualifiers in Asia as the 12 remaining contenders enter the second half of their group schedule with all to play for.]]>Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Feng: We can surprise Korea Republic]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=feng-we-can-surprise-korea-republic-2876452.htmlFIFA.com about improvements in the team under new head coach Marcello Lippi ahead of the country's crucial 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifier against Korea Republic.]]>Mon, 20 Mar 2017 03:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Korea Republic set to enjoy U-20 taster tournament]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=korea-republic-set-to-enjoy-u-20-taster-tournament-2876393.htmlFri, 17 Mar 2017 14:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Korea Republic 2017 starts all-out ticket sales on 16 March]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=korea-republic-2017-starts-all-out-ticket-sales-on-16-march-2875877.htmlThu, 16 Mar 2017 01:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Reactions as path to glory drawn in Suwon]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=reactions-as-path-to-glory-drawn-in-suwon-2876168.htmlAfter drama in the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 Official Draw, we sought out some of the onlooking coaches to get their reaction to their respective groups, as well as running the rule over what awaits the tournament's nearing kick off.

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Wed, 15 Mar 2017 10:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Hosts Korea Republic to play Guinea in FIFA U-20 World Cup opener]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=hosts-korea-republic-to-play-guinea-in-fifa-u-20-world-cup-opener-2876063.htmlWed, 15 Mar 2017 07:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[RELIVE: Watch the Korea Republic 2017 draw on FIFA.com]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=watch-the-korea-republic-2017-draw-on-fifa-com-2875703.htmlA major milestone on the road to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 took place with the Official Draw showing the path to glory. You can relive it here.

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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 10:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[European trio celebrate international success]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=3/news=european-trio-celebrate-international-success-2875378.htmlSheBelieves Cup, Algarve Cup, Cyprus Cup – there has been plenty of international women's football to enjoy over the last few days, including a number of teams making history. FIFA.com runs the rule over the recent world-class action.

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Thu, 09 Mar 2017 12:02:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Solidarity reigns in third-place thriller]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=solidarity-reigns-in-third-place-thriller-2875167.htmlEvery week in the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. We continue with a look back to a 2002 encounter that featured sportsmanship, friendship and a record-breaking goal.]]>Thu, 09 Mar 2017 08:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)