<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 16 Nov 2017 04:52:00 GMTThu, 16 Nov 2017 07:32:46 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Peru outlast New Zealand to end World Cup drought]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=peru-outlast-new-zealand-to-end-world-cup-drought-2920245.htmlPeru are heading to their first FIFA World Cup in 36 years after a goal in each half was enough to see off a resilient New Zealand in a raucous Estadio Nacional in Lima on Wednesday.

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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 04:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[History in the offing as final ticket goes up for grabs]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=history-in-the-offing-as-final-ticket-goes-up-for-grabs-2920043.htmlFIFA.com previews the intercontinental play-off between Peru and New Zealand as the final spot in the 32-nation Russia 2018 field goes on the line.

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017 02:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Tense stalemate leaves World Cup berth in the balance]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=tense-draw-leaves-world-cup-berth-in-the-balance-2919536.htmlNew Zealand and Peru played out a finely-balanced scoreless draw on Saturday, leaving all to play in Lima on Wednesday when 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying draws to a close.

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Sat, 11 Nov 2017 06:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Pair line up for rare World Cup opportunity]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=pair-line-up-for-rare-world-cup-opportunity-2919217.htmlFIFA.com runs the rule over the intercontinental play-off between New Zealand and Peru, where the latter are seeking to end a 36-year World Cup drought.

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Fri, 10 Nov 2017 05:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Hudson: Belief is key to making history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com hears from New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson about his team's hopes against Peru, recreating their famous qualification for South Africa 2010 and more.

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Thu, 09 Nov 2017 02:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Drama and drought-breaking mark intercontinental route]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=drama-and-drought-breaking-mark-intercontinental-route-2918836.htmlAhead of this week's intercontinental play-offs for Russia 2018, FIFA.com takes a look back at some of the many memorable matches-up at the final hurdle in the race for world football's greatest stage.

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Tue, 07 Nov 2017 13:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=11/news=the-week-in-numbers-2918517.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with the end of an enduring run and a fantastic fightback.]]>Fri, 03 Nov 2017 05:48:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[England make history as football takes over India]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=england-make-history-as-football-takes-over-india-2918205.htmlRecords, goals and a new name on the trophy: just three things to come out of an incredible few weeks of action at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. We wrap up the tournament that led England's triumph and the sub-continent going football mad.

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Sun, 29 Oct 2017 12:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Resilient Durante eyes World Cup dream]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=resilient-durante-eyes-world-cup-dream-2917704.htmlFIFA.com speaks with key defender Andrew Durante about the All Whites' hopes of reprising their famous qualification eight years ago.]]>Fri, 27 Oct 2017 06:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Globe-trotting Bright set sights on UAE quest]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=globe-trotting-bright-set-sights-on-uae-quest-2916045.htmlFIFA.com looks at the remarkable globe-trotting career of new Auckland City forward Kris Bright and his family's extraordinary football pedigree.]]>Sat, 21 Oct 2017 13:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017<![CDATA[Barbarouses a key element in New Zealand’s new breed]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=barbarouses-a-key-element-in-new-zealand-s-new-breed-2915713.htmlFIFA.com hears from New Zealand’s Kosta Barbarouses about his relationship with star striker Chris Wood and the All Whites upcoming date with destiny in the intercontinental World Cup play-off against Peru.]]>Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Group stage full of historic moments]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=group-stage-full-of-historic-moments-2914795.htmlSun, 15 Oct 2017 12:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Full steam ahead for Colombia, Ghana and Mali]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=full-steam-ahead-for-colombia-ghana-and-mali-2914108.htmlWhile the hosts bowed out, Colombia, Ghana and Mali all collected impressive victories on day seven of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 21:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Impressive Mali cruise into Round of 16]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394712/match-report.htmlThu, 12 Oct 2017 14:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Vega: Scoring here at India 2017 is extraordinary]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=vega-scoring-here-at-india-2017-is-extraordinary-2912490.htmlFIFA.com hears from two-goal hero Anibal Vega on his role in helping Paraguay reach the last 16 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.]]>Tue, 10 Oct 2017 06:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Paraguay into last 16, India facing elimination]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=paraguay-into-last-16-india-facing-elimination-2912423.htmlMon, 09 Oct 2017 20:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Paraguay fight back again to reach last 16]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 09 Oct 2017 17:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Draw lays out path to Club World Cup glory]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=draw-lays-out-path-to-club-world-cup-glory-2911298.htmlMon, 09 Oct 2017 09:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017<![CDATA[Relive the FIFA Club World Cup draw]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=follow-the-fifa-club-world-cup-draw-2911296.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Sun, 08 Oct 2017 14:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017<![CDATA[Kutucu: I’m so proud to have scored for Turkey]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=kutucu-i-m-so-proud-to-have-scored-for-turkey-2911129.htmlFIFA.com speaks to Turkey's Ahmed Kutucu, who scored his side's goal in a 1-1 draw with Group B rivals New Zealand at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.]]>Fri, 06 Oct 2017 19:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Small margins on an intriguing opening day]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=small-margins-on-an-intriguing-opening-day-2911065.htmlFri, 06 Oct 2017 18:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Kiwis earn a point, lose captain to red]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394708/match-report.htmlFri, 06 Oct 2017 14:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[The UAE 2017 Draw explained ]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=the-uae-2017-draw-explained-2910193.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Fri, 06 Oct 2017 11:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017<![CDATA[How to follow the FIFA U-17 World Cup]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=how-to-follow-the-fifa-u-17-world-cup-2910235.htmlFIFA.com will have you covered wherever you are.]]>Wed, 04 Oct 2017 12:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[India welcomes the stars of tomorrow]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=india-welcomes-the-stars-of-tomorrow-2910156.htmlFIFA.com previews the 17th edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, as India plays host to some of football's stars of the future from 6 to 28 October.]]>Wed, 04 Oct 2017 04:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[India 2017 in numbers]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=facts-and-figures-about-india-2017-2910054.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at some of the most impressive facts and figures surrounding the history of the tournament, the participating teams and the upcoming edition of the competition.]]>Mon, 02 Oct 2017 07:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Hay's Kiwis seek to defy odds again]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=hay-s-kiwis-seek-to-defy-odds-again-2909916.htmlFIFA.com he is looking to further improve on his Chile 2015 debut in India.]]>Sun, 01 Oct 2017 09:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Talented youngsters set for Indian odyssey]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=talented-youngsters-set-for-indian-odyssey-2909087.htmlTue, 26 Sep 2017 10:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Nacho: Madrid want to make history again]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=nacho-madrid-want-to-make-history-again-2907642.htmlIn the second part of his exclusive interview with FIFA.com, Nacho Fernadez talks about his strong ties to Los Merengues and outlines the team's ambitions for the UEFA Champions League and FIFA Club World Cup.

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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 18:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[All Whites safely navigate arduous Pacific journey]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=all-whites-safely-navigate-arduous-pacific-journey-2907193.htmlFIFA.com reviews two years of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Oceania which commenced in Tonga and concluded with New Zealand setting up an intercontinental play-off against a South American opponent. ]]>Wed, 06 Sep 2017 11:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[New Zealand outlast Solo to book play-off ticket]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=new-zealand-outlast-solo-to-book-play-off-ticket-2906879.htmlNew Zealand are the last team standing in Oceania’s 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying campaign after a 2-2 draw secured a comfortable 8-3 aggregate victory over Solomon Islands in Honiara on Tuesday.

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Tue, 05 Sep 2017 06:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-week-in-numbers-2906238.htmlThe expected prolific nature of a Selecção attacker and unexpected prolificacy of a Seleção midfielder make FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with surprising scorelines in Auckland, Harrison, Montevideo, Sofia and Uyo.

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Sat, 02 Sep 2017 11:36:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News
<![CDATA[Hat-trick heroes prove the difference-makers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=cristiano-ronaldo-romelu-lukaku-thomas-meunier-chris-wood-hat-trick-2906341.htmlFour hat-tricks were scored in less than 24 hours during a frenetic day of FIFA World Cup qualifying. FIFA.com takes a look at the difference-makers behind the trebles.

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Fri, 01 Sep 2017 13:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Wood stars as All Whites hit Solomons for six]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=wood-stars-as-all-whites-hit-solomons-for-six-2906320.htmlFri, 01 Sep 2017 11:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Pacific pair ready for final push]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=pacific-pair-read-for-final-push-2906037.htmlFIFA.com lays out everything you need to know as Oceania’s final two contenders match-up on the road to Russia 2018.]]>Thu, 31 Aug 2017 07:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Solo’s long wait over as history beckons]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=solo-s-long-wait-over-as-history-beckons-2905803.htmlWed, 30 Aug 2017 04:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Boxall: Confederations Cup experience was invaluable]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=boxall-confederations-cup-experience-was-invaluable-2905574.htmlFIFA.com speaks exclusively to New Zealand defender Michael Boxall ahead of their two-leg Oceania zone World Cup qualifying play-off against Solomon Islands.]]>Mon, 28 Aug 2017 00:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Karaahmet: Drogba is my inspiration ]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=karaahmet-drogba-is-my-inspiration-2905543.htmlTurkey may have lost to England in the U-17 UEFA European Championship semi-final in May 2017, but in qualifying for the FIFA U-17 World Cup they already have the next objective in sight. FIFA.com hears from striker Malik Karaahmet.

 

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Sun, 27 Aug 2017 09:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[New Zealand dominate to maintain perfect record]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=8/news=new-zealand-dominate-to-maintain-perfect-record-2904847.htmlFIFA.com reviews the Oceania qualifiers for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018 as New Zealand maintained their long-standing regional dominance.]]>Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:44:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[New Zealand ease their way to Uruguay 2018]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=8/news=new-zealand-ease-their-way-to-uruguay-2018-2904611.htmlFri, 18 Aug 2017 06:46:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Road to Uruguay 2018 begins in Oceania]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=8/news=road-to-uruguay-2018-begins-in-oceania-2902728.htmlLess than ten months after Korea DPR defeated Japan to win their second FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, qualification is about to commence for the 2018 edition of the tournament, starting with the OFC U-16 Women’s Championship.

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Thu, 03 Aug 2017 07:45:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Komla: We're well prepared and aiming for knockout stage]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=komla-we-re-well-prepared-and-aiming-for-knockout-stage-2902681.htmlMali U-17 head coach Jonas Komla speaks with FIFA.com about Les Aiglonnets' chances at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 as they aim to make the final for a second consecutive time.

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Wed, 02 Aug 2017 10:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Rampant Kiwis lead France charge]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=rampant-kiwis-lead-france-charge-2901917.htmlFIFA.com reviews the OFC U-19 Women’s Championship, which brought glory for New Zealand but was overshadowed by the tragic news of Fiji keeper Francine Lockington's death.]]>Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018<![CDATA[New Zealand first to book ticket to France]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=new-zealand-first-to-book-ticket-to-france-2901728.htmlFri, 21 Jul 2017 07:08:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[PNG, New Zealand headline U-20 Women's World Cup aspirants]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=png-new-zealand-headline-u-20-world-cup-aspirants-2900771.htmlFIFA.com previews the Oceanian qualifiers for the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup where last year's hosts Papua New Guinea are hoping to upset New Zealand and become the first nation to reach France 2018.]]>Mon, 10 Jul 2017 07:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018<![CDATA[A Russian extravaganza & another German triumph]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=a-russian-extravaganza-another-german-triumph-2900280.htmlAfter two weeks of action that only whet the appetite further for a return to Russia in 2018, we look over the numbers and the standout memories from the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 and Germany's victory.

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Tue, 04 Jul 2017 09:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Group stage deemed a success by FIFA and LOC]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=group-stage-deemed-a-success-by-fifa-and-loc-2898663.htmlMon, 26 Jun 2017 16:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Hudson: We can reach the World Cup]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=hudson-we-can-reach-the-world-cup-2898275.htmlMon, 26 Jun 2017 08:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Portugal cruise into semi-finals]]>/confederationscup/matches/round=274633/match=300334887/match-report.htmlSat, 24 Jun 2017 17:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA["I feel the significance," says dancing Luis Neto]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=neto-set-for-significant-saint-petersburg-bow-2897853.htmlAfter being a resident of Saint Petersburg for four and a half years, Portugal defender Luis Neto - who caught the eye with his flamboyant celebrations following UEFA EURO 2016 success - is relishing a potential FIFA Confederations Cup bow there.

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017