<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 16 Oct 2017 19:58:00 GMTTue, 17 Oct 2017 10:45:17 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Weah: I was just so excited]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=weah-i-was-just-so-excited-2915217.htmlFIFA.com spoke to USA’s hat-trick hero Tim Weah after Monday’s big win over Paraguay to get a sense of what the result in New Delhi meant to him and his side.]]>Mon, 16 Oct 2017 19:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Germany, USA cruise into last eight]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=germany-usa-cruise-into-last-eight-2915216.htmlMon, 16 Oct 2017 19:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Weah hat-trick leads USA to five-goal triumph]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275929/match=300394744/match-report.htmlMon, 16 Oct 2017 17:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![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[Perfect Paraguay power through Group B]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394707/match-report.htmlThu, 12 Oct 2017 14:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Night to remember for Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=una-noche-magica-para-uruguay-argentina-y-colombia-2913140-2913296.htmlUruguay, Argentina and Colombia secured the results they needed to qualify for Russia 2018 on a dramatic final evening of qualifying in South America on which Chile and Paraguay missed out.

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 08:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Trio qualify amid tense South American finale]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=trio-qualify-amid-south-american-drama-2913011.htmlWed, 11 Oct 2017 04:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![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]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394704/match-report.htmlMon, 09 Oct 2017 17:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[South America set for Shakespearean final act]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=south-america-set-for-shakespearean-final-act-2911849.html

FIFA.com ​takes a closer look at the remarkable final day of South American qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, with six teams fighting for three direct qualification slots, and one play-off place.

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Sun, 08 Oct 2017 19:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Who can qualify in South America?]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=who-can-qualify-in-south-america-2911685.htmlWith only top spot already secured in South America the final day's action promises to be a frantic affair as six teams chase three direct tickets to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, with another play-off spot on offer, too.

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Sun, 08 Oct 2017 14:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=10/news=the-week-in-numbers-2910643.htmlFIFA.com’s statistical review of the recent action.]]>Sat, 07 Oct 2017 11:39:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![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[Penalty propels Paraguay into pole position]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394705/match-report.htmlFri, 06 Oct 2017 17:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Suspense aplenty as South American race goes to the wire ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=suspense-aplenty-as-south-american-race-goes-to-the-wire-2910712.htmlStalemates and late drama marked out Matchday 17 of the South American qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, with Argentina, Colombia and Uruguay frustrated, and Paraguay and Chile the night's big winners.

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Fri, 06 Oct 2017 04:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Pressure on for South America’s aristocrats]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=pressure-on-for-south-america-s-aristocrats-2910261.htmlThere are just two matchdays remaining in the South American qualifying competition for Russia 2018 and the three remaining qualification places and the play-off berth and have yet to be filled. FIFA.com previews the action.

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Wed, 04 Oct 2017 16:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![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[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[Early-riser Fernandez ready to lead Paraguay challenge]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=early-riser-fernandez-ready-to-lead-paraguay-challenge-2909077.htmlFIFA.com why he isn't bothered by the 2am starts that form part of their preparations for the global finals.]]>Mon, 25 Sep 2017 19:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Paraguay’s Riveros keeping the faith ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=paraguay-s-riveros-keeping-the-faith-2908914.htmlLa Albirroja's hopes of salvaging their Russia 2018 campaign, as the final qualifiers loom.]]>Fri, 22 Sep 2017 21:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-week-in-numbers-2907341.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with starlets from Stuttgart and Montevideo and veterans from Belgrade and Gran Canaria.]]>Fri, 08 Sep 2017 10:33:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Uruguay and Peru take big strides ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=uruguay-and-peru-take-big-strides-2907187.htmlUruguay and Peru were the big winners on Matchday 16 of the South American qualifying competition for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, thanks to respective historic victories in Paraguay and Ecuador. FIFA.com rounds up the action.

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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 08:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Crucial tests for South American seven]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=crucial-tests-for-south-american-seven-2906765.htmlFIFA.com looks ahead to Matchday 16 of the CONMEBOL Russia 2018 qualifiers, a day on which none of the seven sides in contention to book a ticket to the World Cup will be able to clinch their place at next year’s world finals.

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Mon, 04 Sep 2017 12:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Paraguay and Peru close in on top five]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=paraguay-y-peru-encienden-la-tabla-2906263-2906277.htmlFri, 01 Sep 2017 09:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Too close to call in South America]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=too-close-to-call-in-south-america-2905838.htmlFIFA.com looks at the key battles as South America’s rivals renew acquaintances on the road to Russia 2018.]]>Wed, 30 Aug 2017 19:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![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[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[Perez committed to the Paraguay cause]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=perez-committed-to-the-paraguay-cause-2901448.htmlParaguay's Hernan Perez speaks in an exclusive interview with FIFA.com about his tattoo history and La Albirroja's prospects in their upcoming Russia 2018 qualifiers.

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Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Paraguay hosts FIFA-CONMEBOL Professional Football Conference]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=paraguay-hosts-fifa-conmebol-professional-football-conference-2901268.htmlFri, 14 Jul 2017 17:41:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Prof Football DeptKind=News<![CDATA[Beach Soccer: Growing the Game]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=beach-soccer-growing-the-game-2884612.htmlSat, 20 May 2017 07:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017<![CDATA[Iran join seasoned trio in semis]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=iran-join-seasoned-trio-in-semis-2882563.htmlFri, 05 May 2017 03:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017<![CDATA[Tahiti edge Paraguay to reach semis]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=278267/match=300392018/match-report.htmlThu, 04 May 2017 21:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017<![CDATA[Big guns get job done, Paraguay make history]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=big-guns-get-job-done-paraguay-make-history-2882252.htmlWed, 03 May 2017 07:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017<![CDATA[Paraguay beat Panama, make history]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=278269/match=300392004/match-report.htmlTue, 02 May 2017 23:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017<![CDATA[Paraguay floor champions, Brazil win again]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=paraguay-floor-champions-brazil-win-again-2881681.htmlMon, 01 May 2017 07:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017<![CDATA[Paraguay upset holders Portugal]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=278269/match=300392016/match-report.htmlSun, 30 Apr 2017 23:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017<![CDATA[Portugal and Brazil flex their muscles]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=portugal-and-brazil-flex-their-muscles-2881293.htmlThe big names stepped on to the Bahamian sand for the first time and did not disappoint, with Portugal and Brazil excelling at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, while Japan and UAE kept up Asia's fine start.

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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 10:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017
<![CDATA[UAE outlast Paraguay in Friday finale ]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=278269/match=300392034/match-report.htmlSat, 29 Apr 2017 02:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017<![CDATA[Stage set for Bahamas 2017 ]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=stage-set-for-bahamas-2017-2880407.htmlExcitement is building ahead of the ninth FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup – a tournament that promises lots of sun, sand, spectacular action and an amazing atmosphere. FIFA.com previews the action.

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Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017
<![CDATA[Hotshot Moran hoping to fire Paraguay to new heights]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=hotshot-moran-hoping-to-fire-paraguay-to-new-heights-2879032.htmlHaving shone brightly at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015, picking up the adidas Golden Boot, Paraguay pivot Pedro Moran discusses his foray on grass since we last saw him tearing up the sand ahead of Bahamas 2017.

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Sat, 08 Apr 2017 14:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017
<![CDATA[Shutouts, scorers and the first guests at the party]]>/news/y=2017/m=3/news=shutouts-scorers-and-the-first-guests-at-the-party-2878295.htmlFIFA.com's latest stats review, along with Iranian impregnability and Brazilian bliss.]]>Fri, 31 Mar 2017 07:44:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Brazil qualify as race for places tightens]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=brazil-qualify-as-race-for-places-tightens-2878086.htmlWed, 29 Mar 2017 09:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Precious points to play for in South America]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=precious-points-to-play-for-in-south-america-2877364.htmlFIFA.com looks ahead to Matchday 14 of FIFA World Cup qualifying in CONMEBOL, which could well yield another new-look top five before the action resumes again in August.



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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Brazil run riot, Argentina edge Chile]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=brazil-run-riot-argentina-edge-chile-2877052.htmlFri, 24 Mar 2017 08:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Russia 2018 hopefuls face turning point]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=russia-2018-hopefuls-face-turning-point-2876554.htmlFIFA.com looks ahead to March's FIFA World Cup qualifiers in South America, with some mouth-watering encounters set to take place, as the race for Russia 2018 spots gets even hotter.]]>Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Brazil head up South American quartet]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=brazil-head-up-south-american-quartet-2876546.htmlMon, 20 Mar 2017 20:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017