<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 06 Feb 2016 15:51:00 GMTSat, 06 Feb 2016 16:24:14 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[New Zealand plotting futsal progress, present and future]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=new-zealand-plotting-futsal-progress-present-and-future-2764202.htmlFIFA.com looks at the development of futsal in New Zealand, as the country sets its sights on qualifying for Colombia 2016.

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Sat, 06 Feb 2016 15:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: January 2016 ]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=1/news=women-s-round-up-january-2016-2757414.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the women’s football news from January, a month in which the FIFA Ballon d’Or Gala took centre stage.]]>Fri, 29 Jan 2016 11:50:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[New Zealand reach Rio after PNG withdrawal]]>/womensolympic/news/y=2016/m=1/news=new-zealand-reach-rio-after-png-withdrawal-2756737.htmlNew Zealand have booked their ticket to the Women's Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016 after opponents Papua New Guinea pulled out of the second leg of the pair's qualifying tie.

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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 20:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Women
<![CDATA[Perfect five for Kiwis]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=1/news=perfect-five-for-kiwis-2756695.htmlMon, 25 Jan 2016 06:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[New Zealand book passage to Jordan 2016]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=1/news=new-zealand-book-passage-to-jordan-2016-2756534.htmlSun, 24 Jan 2016 04:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Goal-hungry Kiwis dominate PNG]]>/womensolympic/news/y=2016/m=1/news=goal-hungry-kiwis-dominate-png-2756414.htmlSat, 23 Jan 2016 06:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Women<![CDATA[PNG seek to ride wave of momentum]]>/womensolympic/news/y=2016/m=1/news=png-seek-to-ride-wave-of-momentum-2756340.htmlFri, 22 Jan 2016 05:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Women<![CDATA[A platform for further development in Oceania]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=1/news=a-platform-for-further-development-in-oceania-2756119.htmlOceania’s first FIFA Women’s Football Regional Development Seminar in 2005 was held in Cook Islands, and now ten years on, the same Polynesian nation is hosting another event that will be crucial to furthering the women’s game throughout the region.

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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 09:34:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[2015: A year of triumphs, surprises and tears]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at the greatest moments from 2015, including all of FIFA's competitions throughout the year and the 2014 FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala, which served as another great way to kick off the footballing year in Zurich back in January.]]>Thu, 31 Dec 2015 07:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Japan’s expectations soar for Club World Cup 2016]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=japan-colorful-piece-シャハン2015の興奮の余韻からシャハン2016の期待へ-2747735-2747867.htmlFIFA.com spoke with three prominent figures in Japanese football about their thoughts on the 2015 FIFA Club World Cup and their expectations for next year’s event, which will also be hosted by Japan.]]>Sat, 26 Dec 2015 12:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Barcelona secure historic third title in Japan ]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=barcelona-secure-historic-third-title-in-japan-2747220.htmlMon, 21 Dec 2015 12:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Gunners, glory and goal machines]]>/news/y=2015/m=12/news=wed-subbed-gunners-glory-and-goal-machines-2745137.htmlWed, 16 Dec 2015 07:08:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Douglas' golden season continues]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=douglas-golden-season-continues-2743501.htmlSanfrecce Hiroshima’s striker Douglas, who turns 28 years old on 30 December, received the Alibaba E-Auto Most Valuable Player award in the opening game of Japan 2015. FIFA.com spoke to the Brazilian after his stellar performance.

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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 19:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[Iwata’s painful homecoming]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=iwatas-schmerzhafte-heimkehr-2743470-2743494.htmlFIFA.com spoke to Auckland City left-back Takuya Iwata following his side's FIFA Club World Cup loss on Thursday about his homecoming in front of friends and family at International Stadium Yokohama despite the bruising defeat at the hands of Japanese champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima.

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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 17:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[Sanfrecce's style too much for Auckland]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=275778/match=300338751/match-report.htmlThu, 10 Dec 2015 12:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Sanfrecce veterans counting on big-game experience]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=sanfrecce-veterans-counting-on-big-game-experience-2743080.htmlWed, 09 Dec 2015 08:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Who will win the FIFA Club World Cup?]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=who-will-win-the-fifa-club-world-cup-2741690.htmlWith the best sides from each continent descending on Japan for the FIFA Club World Cup 2015, who do you think will come out on top?

 

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Wed, 09 Dec 2015 01:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[Old acquaintances meet again]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=275778/match=300338751/preview.htmlFIFA.com previews the opening match of the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015 where tournament hosts Sanfrecce Hiroshima take on Auckland City, with the winner proceeding to a quarter-final against African champions TP Mazembe Englebert.]]>Wed, 09 Dec 2015 00:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Whirlwind odyssey continues for Auckland young gun]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=whirlwind-odyssey-continues-for-auckland-young-gun-2742512.htmlTue, 08 Dec 2015 23:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Teams in focus: the hunters and the hunted]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=teams-in-focus-the-hunters-and-the-hunted-2742645.htmlTue, 08 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[The FIFA Club World Cup in numbers]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=the-fifa-club-world-cup-in-numbers-2741691.htmlFIFA.com delves into the record books to bring you some of the competition’s most eye-catching statistics.]]>Mon, 07 Dec 2015 16:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[11 Club World Cups to remember]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=11-club-world-cups-to-remember-2741689.htmlJapan 2015 is the 12th FIFA Club World Cup. FIFA.com has delved into the past for a tournament-by-tournament look at each of the 11 editions of the tournament to date.

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Sun, 06 Dec 2015 20:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[Hudson-Wihongi: I've dreamed of playing at the Club World Cup]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=hudson-wihongi-i-ve-dreamed-of-playing-at-the-club-world-cup-2741904.htmlSun, 06 Dec 2015 08:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Auckland City FC first to arrive in Japan]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=12/news=auckland-city-fc-first-to-arrive-in-japan-2741716.htmlThu, 03 Dec 2015 09:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Tade: Auckland City must grow up]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=tade-auckland-city-must-grow-up-2722522.htmlFIFA.com spoke to Auckland City striker Emiliano Tade about his side's previous success at the FIFA Club World Cup, his ambitious plans for Japan 2015 and what it will take for the Navy Blues to "grow up".

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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 02:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[Final phase of Japan 2015 ticket sales to kick off on 21 November via FIFA.com]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=final-phase-of-japan-2015-ticket-sales-to-kick-off-on-21-november-via--2732274.htmlThe final phase of ticket sales for the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015 will kick off on 21 November via FIFA.com.

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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 08:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015
<![CDATA[Nigeria head African party in Chile]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=nigeria-head-african-party-in-chile-2732150.htmlFIFA.com looks back on a memorable FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile, which brought joy for Nigeria and breakthrough successes for the likes of Mali and Belgium, as well as heralding the arrival of several new stars.]]>Thu, 12 Nov 2015 11:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Referees and assistant referees selected]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=referees-and-assistant-referees-selected-2731609.htmlTue, 10 Nov 2015 07:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[Drama, glory and anguish]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=11/news=drama-glory-and-anguish-2731868.htmlFIFA.com’s weekly look at women’s club football visits three continents where there was no shortage of excitement as silverware was handed out.]]>Tue, 10 Nov 2015 07:26:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Oliver named as Chile 2015 final referee]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=oliver-named-as-chile-2015-final-referee-2730825.htmlEnglish referee Michael Oliver and his compatriot assistant referees Stuart Burt and Gary Beswick will be joined by Costa Rican fourth official Ricardo Montero as the team of officials for the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015 final.

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Fri, 06 Nov 2015 21:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Hair-raising encounters in Chile]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=hair-raising-encounters-in-chile-2723499.html​FIFA.com takes a look at some of the more weird and wonderful haircuts at the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015 with some of the most talented youngsters in the world making a statement with their hair as well as with their feet.

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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 12:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2015/m=10/news=the-week-in-quotes-2723557.html​This week featuring the best lines from the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015, USA women's national team all-time top scorer Abby Wambach's retirement announcement, Frank Lampard's words after receiving his OBE award and more.
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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 08:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Kiwi camp unites behind McGarry]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=kiwi-camp-unites-behind-mcgarry-2723056.htmlThu, 29 Oct 2015 08:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Former champions reign as hosts depart]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=former-champions-reign-as-hosts-depart-2722882.htmlFormer champions Brazil, Mexico and Nigeria rolled back the years by emerging victorious in their respective FIFA U-17 World Cup Round of 16 matches, and they were joined by Belgium in completing the first half of Chile 2015's quarter-finalists.

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Thu, 29 Oct 2015 01:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Brazil edge past resolute New Zealand]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=271781/match=300298408/match-report.htmlBrazil edged past a brave New Zealand side in Vina Del Mar and needed a stoppage-time penalty kick to win 1-0 and advance to the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015 quarter-finals.

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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 21:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[McGarry: New Zealand never stopped believing]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=mcgarry-new-zealand-never-stopped-believing-2722168.htmlFIFA.com after helping the Young All Whites secure a momentous win over Paraguay that has taken them through to the last 16 at Chile 2015.]]>Mon, 26 Oct 2015 09:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Last 16 determined on day of drama]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=last-16-determined-on-day-of-drama-2722134.htmlMon, 26 Oct 2015 03:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[New Zealand leave it late against ten-man Paraguay]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=271783/match=300298363/match-report.htmlJust as New Zealand were preparing to pack their bags to depart the FIFA U-17 World Cup, Lucas Imrie scored in the 91st minute to hand the Young All Whites a pivotal 2-1 win over Paraguay to see the Oceania side into the Round of 16 at Chile 2015.

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Sun, 25 Oct 2015 21:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Final push for the knockouts]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=final-push-for-the-knockouts-2721315.htmlFrance alone will go into the final day of group matches at the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015 sure of their place in the knockout stage, for the seven other teams, everything remains possible.

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Sat, 24 Oct 2015 18:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[France the only victors on day of penalties]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=france-the-only-victors-on-day-of-penalties-2720806.htmlMatchday 6 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015 served up plenty of talking points, although this time goals were not the main topic of conversation with the battle between goalkeepers and penalty takers providing a gripping spectacle.

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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 03:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[New Zealand, Syria left to settle for point]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=271783/match=300298368/match-report.htmlNew Zealand and Syria were left to settle for a point after an evenly-contested goalless draw at the Estadio Chinquihue in Puerto Montt in Group F of the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015.

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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 22:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Syria: pride despite adversity]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=syria-pride-despite-adversity-2719917.htmlFIFA.com spoke to Mohammad Al Attar, Syria's coach at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, on the difficulties the squad have faced in preparation for the tournament, due in part to the ongoing situation back home.

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Wed, 21 Oct 2015 18:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[France, Paraguay shine while Asian champs disappoint]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=recitals-de-fin-de-tournee-2719283-2719363.htmlTue, 20 Oct 2015 03:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Six-star France take down New Zealand]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=271783/match=300298392/match-report.htmlFrance opened up their FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015 campaign in style on Monday, beating New Zealand 6-1 in impressive fashion at the Estadio Chinquihue in Puerto Montt. 

 

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Mon, 19 Oct 2015 22:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Chile all set for U-17 party]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=chile-all-set-for-u-17-party-2712058.htmlFIFA.com looks ahead to the world's best U-17 players strutting their stuff in a country flying high following a spate of recent football success stories.]]>Thu, 15 Oct 2015 16:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[The U-17 World Cup in numbers]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=14-10-the-u-17-world-cup-in-numbers-2711490.htmlWed, 14 Oct 2015 14:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Glory in sight, new campaigns gather momentum]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=10/news=glory-in-sight-new-campaigns-gather-momentum-2711157.htmlTue, 13 Oct 2015 07:02:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[New Zealand dominate to reach PNG in style]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=10/news=new-zealand-dominate-to-reach-png-in-style-2710957.htmlMon, 12 Oct 2015 08:44:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[New Zealand win through to PNG]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=10/news=new-zealand-win-through-to-png-2709863.htmlThu, 08 Oct 2015 06:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Draw for Japan 2015 conducted in Zurich]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=9/news=draw-for-japan-2015-conducted-in-zurich-2695963.htmlWed, 23 Sep 2015 13:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015