<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 23 Jan 2017 09:50:00 GMTMon, 23 Jan 2017 10:09:41 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[Russian and Chilean fans lead requests for FIFA Confederations Cup tickets]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=1/news=russian-and-chilean-fans-lead-requests-for-fifa-confederations-cup-tic-2863836.htmlThu, 19 Jan 2017 14:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Lea’alafa's unforgettable 2016]]>/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=1/news=lea-alafa-s-unforgettable-2016-2863337.html2016 was quite the year for Micah Lea’alafa, playing in three major FIFA tournaments on three different continents for club and country. The Auckland City and Solomon Islands star talks to FIFA.com about his journey. 

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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 09:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![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[Tense finale awaits amid tight competition]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=tense-finale-awaits-amid-tight-competition-2861821.htmlFIFA.com reviews FIFA World Cup qualifying action in Oceania during 2016 and looks ahead to what promises to be a tight race on the road to Russia 2018 amid an ever-increasing level of competition.]]>Fri, 23 Dec 2016 02:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![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[Silverware and surprise defeats]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=12/news=silverware-and-surprise-defeats-2859605.htmlFIFA.com looks at the latest news in women’s club football on a tough weekend for the leaders in Australia, Germany and Spain, while the champions were crowned in New Zealand.]]>Tue, 13 Dec 2016 00:59:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2016/m=12/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2859423.htmlSun, 11 Dec 2016 07:53:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![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[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[Globetrotting Tade relishing sixth consecutive Club World Cup]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=globetrotting-tade-relishing-sixth-consecutive-club-world-cup-2858087.htmlTue, 06 Dec 2016 13:36:00 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[Vicelich: 2014 one of New Zealand’s biggest sporting feats]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=vicelich-2014-one-of-new-zealand-s-biggest-sporting-feats-2857193.htmlOne of the all-time veterans of the FIFA Club World Cup, Ivan Vicelich recalls Auckland City's valiant third-place finish at Morocco 2014 and looks ahead to the opening game of Japan 2016.

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Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:47:00 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[Irving: We thought we were world-beaters]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=irving-we-thought-we-were-world-beaters-2856040.htmlFIFA.com caught up with former Auckland City defender John Irving, who reflects on the New Zealand club's valiant run at the 2014 FIFA Club World Morocco where the Navy Blues stormed to third place against the odds.]]>Sat, 03 Dec 2016 11:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Official FIFA Club World Cup squad lists announced]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=official-fifa-club-world-cup-squad-lists-announced-2857198.htmlThu, 01 Dec 2016 09:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Auckland City arrive in Japan]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=auckland-city-arrive-in-japan-2857055.htmlNew Zealand’s Auckland City have become the first visiting team to arrive in Japan for the 2016 FIFA Club World Cup. The OFC Champions League winners are the tournament’s most enduring side, making their eighth appearance at the competition.  

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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 tickets go on public sale]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=fifa-confederations-cup-russia-2017-tickets-to-go-on-public-sale-on-1--2856751.htmlWed, 30 Nov 2016 10:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![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[Hudson: Playing against host nation is huge]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=hudson-playing-against-host-nation-is-huge-2855501.htmlFIFA.com his thoughts on playing hosts Russia, CONCACAF powerhouse Mexico and European champions Portugal in Group A at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017.]]>Sat, 26 Nov 2016 22:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Tournament of Champions map drawn in Kazan]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=draw-made-for-tournament-of-champions-2855232.htmlSat, 26 Nov 2016 15:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[The Russia 2017 Official Draw in numbers]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=the-russia-2017-official-draw-in-numbers-2855046.htmlWith just hours to go before the Official Draw for the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 in Kazan, FIFA.com reveals some key facts and figures on the event.

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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 10:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[USD 20 million in prize money for FIFA Confederations Cup teams]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=usd-20-million-in-prize-money-for-fifa-confederations-cup-teams-2855001.htmlThe Organising Committee for the FIFA Confederations Cup, under the chairmanship of Vitaly Mutko, has confirmed that a total prize pool of USD 20m will be shared among the eight participating teams.

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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 09:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Confederation champions poised to find out their fate]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=confederation-champions-poised-to-find-out-their-fate-2854775.htmlFIFA.com's exclusive coverage.]]>Fri, 25 Nov 2016 08:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Follow Saturday's Russia 2017 draw live on FIFA.com]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=follow-saturday-s-russia-2017-draw-live-on-fifa-com-2854456.htmlFIFA.com will be streaming live on Saturday 26 November as the Official Draw for the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 takes place at the Kazan Tennis Academy.]]>Thu, 24 Nov 2016 15:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Draw procedures of the Official Draw confirmed]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=draw-procedures-of-the-official-draw-confirmed-2854215.htmlThu, 24 Nov 2016 09:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Derbies lined-up as quarter-finals confirmed]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=derbies-lined-up-as-quarter-finals-confirmed-2853819.htmlFIFA.com reviews the conclusion to the group stage at Papua New Guinea 2016 as Germany eased through, while fellow three-time winners USA endured a tense evening.]]>Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Unbeaten France advance to knockout stages]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353170/match-report.htmlMon, 21 Nov 2016 08:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[A Kiwi midfielder and her No1 fan]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=a-kiwi-midfielder-and-her-no1-fan-2852684.htmlFIFA.com caught with the pair to reminisce.]]>Sat, 19 Nov 2016 09:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Germany fire as USA, Korea Republic bounce back]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=germany-fire-as-usa-korea-republic-bounce-back-2852510.htmlFIFA.com reviews a fascinating matchday 4 at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup highlighted by thumping wins for Germany and Korea Republic, a first victory for USA, as well as drama between France and Ghana.]]>Thu, 17 Nov 2016 12:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Early goals see USA ease past New Zealand]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353188/match-report.htmlThu, 17 Nov 2016 11:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[New Zealand claim edge after opening outings]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=new-zealand-claim-edge-after-opening-outings-2851540.htmlFIFA.com reviews the opening matches in Oceania’s third stage of Russia 2018 qualifying, with New Zealand best placed at this early juncture.]]>Wed, 16 Nov 2016 10:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![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[Kai sees red as Kiwis held in New Caledonia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=kai-sees-red-as-kiwis-held-in-new-caledonia-2850802.htmlTue, 15 Nov 2016 08:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Favourites make faltering start]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=favourites-make-faltering-start-2850662.htmlThe old adage that ‘the first step is the hardest’ certainly rang true for the competition’s two most successful teams on the second matchday of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016.

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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 12:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[NZ late show breaks Ghana hearts]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353172/match-report.html ]]>Mon, 14 Nov 2016 11:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=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[Rojas double ensures perfect start for New Zealand]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=rojas-double-ensures-perfect-start-for-new-zealand-2849506.htmlSat, 12 Nov 2016 04:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![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<![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