<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 05 Dec 2016 01:13:00 GMTTue, 06 Dec 2016 10:06:05 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Late goal breaks Cameroonian hearts]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=12/news=late-goal-breaks-cameroonian-hearts-2857957.htmlMon, 05 Dec 2016 01:13:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![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[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[Brazil close in on Argentina as race for Team of Year heats up]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2016/m=11/news=brazil-close-in-on-argentina-as-race-for-team-of-year-heats-up-2853981.htmlFollowing another packed round of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ qualifiers, there has been plenty of movement in the latest edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking. 

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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[Mixed emotions for Dedevbo and Nigeria]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=mixed-emotions-for-dedevbo-and-nigeria-2853324.htmlSun, 20 Nov 2016 18:01:00 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-2852961.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, 20 Nov 2016 10:39:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Falconets bow out with win, Spain through]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353163/match-report.htmlNigeria saw off Spain 2-1 at the PNG Football Stadium in Port Moresby to finish their FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup 2016 campaign with a victory.

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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 08:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Ihezuo leading Nigeria’s comeback]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=ihezuo-leading-nigeria-s-comeback-2852671.htmlSat, 19 Nov 2016 01:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Kalaba: Zambia will give it their best shot]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=kalaba-zambia-will-give-it-their-best-shot-2852564.htmlFri, 18 Nov 2016 00:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![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[Spirited Nigeria fight back to earn win]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353169/match-report.htmlWed, 16 Nov 2016 11:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Canada seek to turn over a new leaf against Nigeria]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=canada-seek-to-turn-over-a-new-leaf-against-nigeria-2850693.htmlFIFA.com about Canada's togetherness as the seek to rebound from a surprisingly hefty loss against Spain.]]>Mon, 14 Nov 2016 23:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Nigeria, Egypt seize inside track]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=nigeria-egypt-seize-inside-track-2850198.htmlFIFA.com reviews the action.]]>Mon, 14 Nov 2016 07:24:00 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[Africa's giants wrestle for control]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=africa-s-giants-wrestle-for-control-2848763.htmlNigeria will host Algeria and South Africa take on Senegal in just two of the mouth-watering clashes set to light up Africa this weekend in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying.

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Thu, 10 Nov 2016 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![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<![CDATA[International starlets hungry for more success]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=international-starlets-hungry-for-more-success-2848808.htmlAfter the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016 kicks off on 13 November, there will be several players raring to seize their latest chance to show off their talents on the world stage.

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Wed, 09 Nov 2016 22:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Starting small, making it big]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=starting-small-making-it-big-2848607.htmlFIFA.com looks back at the heroines of U-20 Women’s World Cups in years past.]]>Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[The great goals of the U-20 Women's World Cup]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=the-great-goals-of-the-u-20-women-s-world-cup-2848624.htmlTue, 08 Nov 2016 08:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[U-20 Women's World Cup match tickets go on sale ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=u-20-women-s-world-cup-match-tickets-go-on-sale-2847388.htmlTue, 01 Nov 2016 07:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Belloumi: Algeria have a great footballing history]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=belloumi-algeria-have-a-great-footballing-history-2847178.htmlOn 30 October 1981, the Algerian national side made history by qualifying for the FIFA World Cup™ for the very first time. Midfielder Lakhdar Belloumi reflects on that historic moment for Les Verts

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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 09:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA['Brazilians' overcome the odds in Africa]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=brazilians-overcome-the-odds-in-africa-2845881.htmlTue, 25 Oct 2016 05:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Asians excel as history is made in the Middle East]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=asians-excel-as-history-is-made-in-the-middle-east-2845641.htmlFIFA.com reviews the tournament.]]>Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[U-17 stars savour new surroundings and friendships]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=u-17-stars-savour-new-surroundings-and-friendships-2845149.htmlFIFA.com hears from some of the stars of Jordan 2016 on how they have been amusing themselves in their spare time at the tournament.

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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Starlets, an Octopus and a King]]>/news/y=2016/m=10/news=starlets-an-octopus-and-a-king-2843564.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a supersonic goal and droughts ending for a player in Amsterdam and a country in Cordoba.]]>Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:22:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Black Stars held, Super Eagles off to a flying start]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=black-stars-held-super-eagles-off-to-a-flying-start-2842248.htmlFIFA.com looks back at an action-packed first match day in the group phase of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Africa.]]>Sun, 09 Oct 2016 23:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[English on the spot as Ghana, Asians celebrate]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=english-on-the-spot-as-ghana-asians-celebrate-2842050.htmlFIFA.com looks back on a day of action at Jordan 2016 on which Korea DPR, England, Japan and Ghana completed the quarter-final jigsaw, with USA and Brazil among the teams left disappointed.]]>Sat, 08 Oct 2016 21:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Korea DPR finish top after Ri-inspired win]]>/u17womensworldcup/matches/round=275896/match=300357971/match-report.htmlKorea DPR defeated Nigeria 3-0 to finish top of Group C at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016 and progress to the quarter-final stage unbeaten.

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Sat, 08 Oct 2016 16:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Nigeria's English-flavoured attack]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=nigeria-s-english-flavoured-attack-2841040.htmlSat, 08 Oct 2016 08:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers - Africa<![CDATA[Nigeria's Ajibade ready to rumble]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=nigeria-s-ajibade-ready-to-rumble-2840642.htmlNigeria captain Rasheedat Ajibade speaks to FIFA.com about her passion for hard work, the Flamingoes' tough start to the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup and their do-or-die final group match against Korea DPR.

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Thu, 06 Oct 2016 10:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[All to play for after Maidens spring surprise]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=all-to-play-for-after-maidens-spring-surprise-2840370.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the action from Day 4 at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.]]>Tue, 04 Oct 2016 22:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Nigeria, England play out goalless draw]]>/u17womensworldcup/matches/round=275896/match=300357972/match-report.htmlTue, 04 Oct 2016 15:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[African rivals set for group-stage challenge]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=african-rivals-set-for-group-stage-challenge-2839420.htmlTue, 04 Oct 2016 05:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[From Amazonas to Jordan: Micaelly's epic journey]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=from-amazonas-to-jordan-micaelly-s-epic-journey-2838948.htmlMichaelly's upbringing in Brazil's remote tropical region make her the most unlikely Canarinha No10. FIFA.com hears how she overcame the most imposing of obstacles to become a World Cup match-winner.

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Sat, 01 Oct 2016 21:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Micaelly magic gives Brazil winning start]]>/u17womensworldcup/matches/round=275896/match=300357960/match-report.htmlSat, 01 Oct 2016 15:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Asian dominance on the line as Middle East makes history]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=asian-dominance-on-the-line-as-middle-east-makes-history-2837171.htmlFIFA.com looks ahead to Jordan 2016: the first FIFA women's tournament in the Middle East, where returning giants are aiming to claim a trophy that has ended up in Asian hands in all but one occasion.]]>Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[U-17 Women's World Cup in numbers]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=u-17-women-s-world-cup-in-numbers-2836952.htmlWith the latest edition set to kick off in just three days, FIFA.com takes a look at some of the facts, figures and tournament records that help tell the story of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Squads announced for Jordan 2016]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=squads-announced-for-jordan-2016-2835899.htmlFri, 23 Sep 2016 11:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Nigeria stars reflect on U-17 introduction]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=nigeria-stars-reflect-on-u-17-introduction-2835647.htmlFIFA.com about their ten World Cup appearances and where it all began: at the inaugural FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in 2008.]]>Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Familiar look to African beach finals]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=familiar-look-to-african-beach-finals-2835019.htmlMon, 19 Sep 2016 06:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017<![CDATA[Drama to the end in AFCON qualifying]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=drama-to-the-end-in-afcon-qualifying-2830719.htmlMon, 05 Sep 2016 01:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Six AFCON spots up for grabs]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=six-afcon-spots-up-for-grabs-2830070.htmlFri, 02 Sep 2016 05:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[The Nigerian and the football dream]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=8/news=the-nigerian-and-the-football-dream-2824185.htmlFIFA.com about how the event helped achieve her goal of playing professional football.]]>Wed, 31 Aug 2016 02:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Sharp shooting, spot-kick specialists and a sad swansong]]>/news/y=2016/m=8/news=sharp-shooting-spot-kick-specialists-and-a-sad-swansong-2823619.html A Moonwalk master joining an exclusive club, a saddening swansong, a ‘perfect’ treble and a goal flood highlight FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a spot-kick specialist and a laudable landmark.]]>Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:01:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[African hopefuls head to the beach]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2016/m=8/news=african-group-head-to-the-beach-2823477.htmlQualifying for next year's CAF Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations gets underway this weekend with Senegal and Madagascar trying to defend their spots at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.

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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017
<![CDATA[Regional rivalries in Africa's last four]]>/live-scores/cafchampionsleague/news/newsid/282/349/4/index.htmlThu, 25 Aug 2016 02:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Orange CAF Champions League 2016