<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 27 Apr 2016 09:24:00 GMTWed, 27 Apr 2016 18:13:16 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[200-day countdown to FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=4/news=200-day-countdown-to-fifa-u-20-women-s-world-cup-2783150.html27 April marks 200 days to go in the countdown towards the kick-off of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in November.

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 09:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Defiant Auckland City maintain hegemony]]>/live-scores/ofcchampionsleague/news/newsid/278/254/8/index.htmlMon, 25 Apr 2016 07:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[PNG reaching for new heights]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=4/news=png-reaching-for-new-heights-2780263.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at Russia 2018 prospects for a talented but inexperienced Papua New Guinea side who are benefitting from the expertise of hugely-experienced Danish coach Flemming Serritslev.]]>Sun, 10 Apr 2016 08:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Oceanian dozen set for Champions League charge]]>/live-scores/ofcchampionsleague/news/newsid/278/016/5/index.htmlThu, 07 Apr 2016 08:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2015/2016<![CDATA[Europe’s top teams kick off the international year]]>/live-scores/news/y=2016/m=3/news=europe-s-top-teams-kick-off-the-international-year-2772796.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the latest international action from Europe, with preparations for UEFA EURO 2016 now in full swing.  

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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 08:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Intriguing groups drawn for PNG 2016]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=intriguing-groups-drawn-for-png-2016-2770353.htmlThu, 17 Mar 2016 18:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[RELIVE: U-20 Women's World Cup draw]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=u-20-women-s-world-cup-draw-to-be-streamed-live-2770348.htmlThe final draw for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Papua New Guinea was held in Zurich on Thursday 17 March and streamed live on FIFA.com and on FIFA's YouTube channel.

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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 12:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Governor: U-20 showpiece a great opportunity for Port Moresby]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=governor-u-20-showpiece-a-great-opportunity-for-port-moresby-2770486.htmlThe governor of Port Moresby, the capital city of Papua New Guinea, has said it will rise to the challenge of being a host city for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.

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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 07:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Papua New Guinea sanctioned after failing to play Olympic qualifier]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=3/news=papua-new-guinea-sanctioned-after-failing-to-play-olympic-qualifier-2769647.htmlFri, 11 Mar 2016 08:29:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AssociationsKind=News<![CDATA[Official Emblem and Slogan unveiled for Papua New Guinea 2016 ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=unveiling-of-official-emblem-and-slogan-marks-key-milestone-in-lead-up-2768986.htmlTue, 08 Mar 2016 08:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[FIFA’s Chief Medical Officer assesses preparations in Papua New Guinea]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=3/news=fifa-s-chief-medical-officer-assesses-preparations-in-papua-new-guinea-2767807.htmlTue, 01 Mar 2016 16:07:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=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[The mother of all years]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=12/news=the-mother-of-all-years-2748128.htmlFIFA.com reviews a huge year for women's football.]]>Wed, 30 Dec 2015 09:50:00 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[Women’s round-up: July 2015]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=7/news=fri-31-july-monthly-women-s-review-2668659.htmlFri, 31 Jul 2015 06:34:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw results in full]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-preliminary-draw-results-in-full-2667929.html

FIFA.com rounds up the results from the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which took place at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg on Saturday 25 July.]]>
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Can anyone topple the Kiwis?]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=can-anyone-topple-the-kiwis-2667591.htmlSat, 25 Jul 2015 18:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Kings and queens of the Pacific crowned]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=7/news=kings-and-queens-of-the-pacific-crowned-2666340.htmlMon, 20 Jul 2015 08:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men<![CDATA[PNG into Rio play-off decider]]>/womensolympic/news/y=2015/m=7/news=png-into-rio-play-off-decider-2664153.htmlTue, 14 Jul 2015 07:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Women<![CDATA[Fiji fairytale continues with Rio ticket]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=7/news=fiji-fairytale-continues-with-rio-ticket-2663381.htmlSun, 12 Jul 2015 12:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men<![CDATA[Oceanian legacy key to coaching workshop ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=oceanian-legacy-key-to-coaching-workshop-2621311.htmlFIFA.com reports from a regional workshop in Auckland that saw coaches from each of the OFC member associations analyse and learn from the ongoing FIFA U-20 World Cup.]]>Mon, 08 Jun 2015 01:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Lucky seven for Auckland amid growing rivalry]]>/live-scores/ofcchampionsleague/news/newsid/259/462/8/index.htmlFIFA.com looks back at the recent OFC Champions League where two weeks of intense competition were marked by tight matches and numerous high-quality contests, before holders Auckland City eventually prevailed to maintain their continental dominance.]]>Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Oceania aspirants eye Auckland’s crown]]>/live-scores/ofcchampionsleague/news/newsid/258/160/4/index.htmlFIFA.com previews the OFC Champions League where a host of debutants and newly-strengthened familiar faces are aiming to end the four-year hegemony of New Zealand’s Auckland City.]]>Fri, 10 Apr 2015 23:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[2022 FIFA World Cup to be played in November/December]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=2022-fifa-world-cup-to-be-played-in-november-december-2568172.htmlFri, 20 Mar 2015 14:27:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=ReleaseTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar (TM)<![CDATA[Solomon Islands champs complete Oceania line-up]]>/live-scores/ofcchampionsleague/news/newsid/252/319/5/index.htmlThu, 12 Feb 2015 06:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Hard-won success for New Zealand as gap closes]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=hard-won-success-for-new-zealand-as-gap-closes-2512278.htmlWed, 28 Jan 2015 13:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Full set on the starting blocks for Oceania’s Chile charge]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=full-set-on-the-starting-blocks-for-oceania-s-chile-charge-2505145.htmlMon, 12 Jan 2015 09:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Ambitious Kiwis head Oceania quartet]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=ambitious-kiwis-head-oceania-quartet-2463637.htmlThu, 30 Oct 2014 06:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Phillips aims to lead PNG upset]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=philips-aims-to-lead-png-upset-2460921.htmlThu, 23 Oct 2014 07:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[FIFA to implement two new development programmes]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=9/news=fifa-to-implement-two-new-development-programmes-2443029.htmlTue, 23 Sep 2014 16:03:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=ProjectsKind=News<![CDATA[China triumph at home]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[An evening of consolations]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Matches for Fifth Place at the Boys' and Girls' Youth Olympic Football Tournament Nanjing 2014 provided historic goals for Papua New Guinea and Namibia, while Honduras were able to redeem themselves following a disappointing group stage.

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[Bach: These Games are very impressive]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), took time out from watching the fifth place play-offs at the Youth Olympic Football Tournament Nanjing 2014 for a short interview with FIFA.com.

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[Fans' favourite Castellanos harbouring high hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=One of many established stars on show at the Youth Olympics in Nanjing, Venezuela's top scorer Deyna Castellanos was under the media spotlight even before a ball was kicked. 

 

 

 

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls
<![CDATA[A question of honour]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 24 Aug 2014 08:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Brave Daviaga steals the show]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Eileen Daviaga has been nothing short of outstanding for Papua New Guinea at the Girls’ Youth Olympic Football Tournament, and the goalkeeper told FIFA.com about how she got her start as a shotstopper, playing through an injury, her senior team ambitions and much more.

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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 03:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls
<![CDATA[Jin Kun: China PR's lethal weapon]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Namibia philosophical despite tough lessons]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 21 Aug 2014 03:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Mexico aim high under legend]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 21 Aug 2014 03:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Records tumble as favourites live up to billing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Slovakia and China PR both set new records as they secured the final two places in the semi-finals of the Girls’ Youth Olympic Football Tournament in Nanjing.

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls
<![CDATA[Hosts favourites to progress, others out to make history ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Surnovska salvages Slovakian pride]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Martina Surnovska may have left the pitch in tears, but the Slovakian No6 put in a show-stopping performance against Venezuela, scoring twice and coming close to a hat-trick.

 

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls
<![CDATA[Spectacular opening ceremony in Nanjing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

A spectacular and heart-warming opening ceremony marked the official start to the second Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

 

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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 16:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[New pretenders face baptism of fire ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 16 Aug 2014 02:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls