<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 06 Jul 2015 10:41:00 GMTMon, 06 Jul 2015 12:40:38 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Guinea ensure unhappy homecoming for Liberia]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/266/153/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 06 Jul 2015 10:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[New Zealand sees stars emerge, Serbia sparkle ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=new-zealand-sees-stars-emerge-serbia-sparkle-2652283.htmlFIFA.com's review of New Zealand 2015 ; a tournament which had drama, disappointments, spectacular goals, super saves, record-breaking moments and ultimately ended in success for Serbia. ]]>Mon, 22 Jun 2015 09:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[New Zealand 2015 in numbers ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=new-zealand-2015-in-numbers-2651593.htmlSat, 20 Jun 2015 23:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Mali’s magician Traore nets top honour]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=mali-s-magician-traore-nets-top-honour-2651545.htmlWe review the award-winners at the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015, with Mali's Adama Traore taking top honours with the adidas Golden Ball while Ukraine's Viktor Kovalenko ended up with the adidas Golden Boot.

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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 11:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Ecstasy in Auckland as Serbia make history ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=ecstasy-in-auckland-as-serbia-make-history-2651306.htmlSat, 20 Jun 2015 10:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Traore, Mali's golden talisman]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=traore-mali-s-golden-talisman-2651510.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Sat, 20 Jun 2015 10:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Traore stars as Mali bag bronze ]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271594/match=300269552/match-report.htmlSat, 20 Jun 2015 04:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Senegal and Mali, friends and rivals]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=senegal-and-mali-friends-and-rivals-2651048.htmlFIFA.com hears from Fanyeri Diarra and Joseph Koto, coaches of the Mali and Sengal teams that have shocked everyone at the FIFA U-20 World Cup, ahead of their third-place play-off.]]>Fri, 19 Jun 2015 09:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Successful FIFA U-20 World Cup set for fitting finale ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=successful-fifa-u-20-world-cup-set-for-fitting-finale-2650744.htmlThu, 18 Jun 2015 03:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Serbia dig deep to banish demons]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=serbia-dig-deep-to-banish-demons-2650473.htmlFIFA.com about Serbia's hard-fought semi-final win over Mali and whether fatigue will play against them in the decider against Brazil.]]>Wed, 17 Jun 2015 19:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Brazil and Serbia set up final date]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=brazil-and-serbia-set-up-final-date-2650383.htmlWed, 17 Jun 2015 13:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Saponjic strikes to send Serbia through ]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271596/match=300269518/match-report.htmlWed, 17 Jun 2015 11:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Maiga, Mali's giant go-getter]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=maiga-mali-s-giant-go-getter-2649010.htmlFIFA.com caught up with him to hear about his famous father and his uncompromising style of play.]]>Mon, 15 Jun 2015 22:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[African tests for Brazil and Serbia]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=african-tests-for-brazil-and-serbia-2649020.htmlMon, 15 Jun 2015 22:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Mali in safe hands with Diarra]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=mali-in-safe-hands-with-diarra-2648274.htmlDjigui Diarra spoke to FIFA.com after the penalty heroics against Germany that helped Mali through to the FIFA U-20 World Cup semi-finals, and the 'keeper revealed his role model: German hero Manuel Neuer.

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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 12:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Unlucky losers pay the penalty]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=unlucky-losers-pay-the-penalty-2648259.htmlFIFA.com rounds-up the day at New Zealand 2015 where eight teams became four.]]>Sun, 14 Jun 2015 09:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Shootout sends Mali into semis]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271598/match=300269543/match-report.htmlSun, 14 Jun 2015 04:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Gbakle: Mali can reach the final]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=gbakle-mali-can-reach-the-final-2647408.htmlFIFA.com about the African team's ambitions and his own career in France.]]>Sat, 13 Jun 2015 23:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Nigeria triumph, South Africa, Zambia held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nigeria made a winning start, Zimbabwe created an upset, and South Africa and Zambia were held at home as the first matchday of CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying continued Saturday.

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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 21:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CAN 2017 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Speedster Brandt moves into fifth gear]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=speedster-brandt-moves-into-fifth-gear-2647048.htmlBayer Leverkusen speedster Julian Brandt spoke to FIFA.com ahead of Germany's quarter-final clash against Mali, discussing his own confidence, drive and the side's ambition to emulate their senior counterparts.

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 22:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Ghana raise smiles on children’s hospital visit]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=ghana-raise-smiles-on-children-s-hospital-visit-2646234.htmlAhead of their last 16 match against Mali at the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015, Ghana’s team visited the Children’s Hospital Wellington, the first and oldest of its kind in New Zealand.

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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 22:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Penalty heroes emerge amid late drama]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=penalty-heroes-emerge-amid-late-drama-2645506.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 14:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Mali magic undoes Ghana]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271600/match=300269555/match-report.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[African giants look to make winning starts]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Plenty of goals but few upsets are likely outcomes when the six-matchday 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying competition kicks off Friday.

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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 06:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CAN 2017 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[The group stage in Tweets]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=the-group-stage-in-tweets-2621820.htmlFIFA.com has selected a few Tweets that stood out during the group stages.]]>Mon, 08 Jun 2015 04:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Guruceaga, Uruguay’s Mr Dependable]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=guruceaga-uruguay-s-mr-dependable-2620914.htmlAfter helping his side reach the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 knockout stages, Uruguay goalkeeper Gaston Guruceaga caught up with ​FIFA.com​ to discuss the tournament and his pet dog Iker.

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Sat, 06 Jun 2015 12:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Free-kick feast as Portugal, Serbia top groups]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=free-kick-feast-as-portugal-serbia-top-groups-2620886.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the action from a day that saw Portugal and Serbia top their groups, while Mali, Uruguay and Colombia reached the knockout stages and Senegal face an anxious wait.

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Sat, 06 Jun 2015 09:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Final standings in Group D determined ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=final-standings-in-group-d-determined-2620853.htmlSat, 06 Jun 2015 07:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Draw takes Mali, Uruguay through ]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271602/match=300269556/match-report.htmlSat, 06 Jun 2015 07:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Seven set for nerve-wracking finale ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=seven-set-for-nerve-wracking-finale-2619027.htmlFIFA.com previews the action.]]>Thu, 04 Jun 2015 23:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Delight amid the deluge as Portugal progress ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=delight-amid-the-deluge-as-portugal-progress-2617988.htmlWed, 03 Jun 2015 11:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Serbia see off Mali, leave group wide open]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271602/match=300269561/match-report.htmlSerbia saw off Mali with a 2-0 win, courtesy of a superb first half free-kick by Sergej Milinkovic and a close-range effort from substitute Stanisa Mandic that left Group D wide open going into the final round of fixtures.

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Wed, 03 Jun 2015 09:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Attacking football gets pulses racing]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=attacking-football-gets-pulses-racing-2611161.htmlDay 2 at New Zealand 2015 saw a match with three red cards, some late goals and an African upset, with 2013 finalists Uruguay returning with a slender victory.

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Sun, 31 May 2015 12:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Traore's timely breakthrough]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=traore-s-timely-breakthrough-2611180.htmlSun, 31 May 2015 12:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Three off as Mali beat Mexico ]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271602/match=300269547/match-report.htmlSun, 31 May 2015 03:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Stage set for future stars in New Zealand ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=stage-set-for-future-stars-in-new-zealand-2609758.htmlFIFA.com previews the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 as some of the beautiful game’s future stars take their bow on the world stage over the next three weeks.]]>Thu, 28 May 2015 23:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[The FIFA U-20 World Cup in numbers]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=the-fifa-u-20-world-cup-in-numbers-2608506.htmlFIFA.com highlights some of the key stats from this edition and the tournament's illustrious history.]]>Thu, 28 May 2015 03:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Pereiro: Recoba liked my tattoo of him]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=pereiro-recoba-liked-my-tattoo-of-him-2607734.htmlNacional starlet Gaston Pereiro speaks to FIFA.com about being compared to Robin van Persie and Socrates, his idolisation of Alvaro Recoba and Uruguay's hopes at New Zealand 2015.

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Sat, 23 May 2015 11:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Diarra banking on previous experience]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=diarra-banking-on-previous-experience-2606600.htmlTue, 19 May 2015 13:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Ahly head star-stacked cast]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 May 2015 06:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[History made in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 04 May 2015 01:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[New Zealand 2015 passes 100,000 in ticket sales]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=new-zealand-2015-passes-100-000-in-ticket-sales-2593142.htmlThu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Algerian trio stay on track]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 Apr 2015 02:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Surprises set up last 16 in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Egypt's Smouha and Algeria's MC El Eulma knocked out former champions in Africa's biggest club competition as North Africa kept up it's long-term domination of the event.

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Mon, 06 Apr 2015 05:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015
<![CDATA[Tradition no guarantee for African giants]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 03 Apr 2015 08:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Uganda spoil Enyeama party, Bafana win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nigeria goalkeeper and captain Vincent Enyeama had his 100-cap celebrations spoilt by Uganda, while South Africa defeated neighbours Swaziland 3-1 in their international friendlies.

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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendlies
<![CDATA[African teams set to light up the FIFA U-20 World Cup ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=african-teams-set-to-light-up-the-fifa-u-20-world-cup-2577785.htmlMon, 23 Mar 2015 10:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Historic hosts crash party in Africa]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=historic-hosts-crash-return-party-in-africa-2569547.htmlMon, 23 Mar 2015 05:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Giresse returns to Mali post]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 17 Mar 2015 22:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Senegal seal final African spot at New Zealand 2015]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=senegal-seal-final-african-spot-at-new-zealand-2015-2565172.htmlSat, 14 Mar 2015 19:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015