<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 26 Aug 2015 11:43:00 GMTWed, 26 Aug 2015 17:36:33 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Japan, Korea DPR progress to Papua New Guinea]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=japan-progress-to-papua-new-guinea-2673250.htmlJapan and Korea DPR became the first and second Asian sides respectively to reach the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Papua New Guinea next year, with Japan edging Korea Republic 1-0 and Korea DPR beating China PR 2-0 in the semi-finals of the AFC U-19 Asian Nations Cup, held in Nanjing, China.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:43:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Salinas counting down the days to Chile 2015]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke to Costa Rica defender Yostin Salinas, who in the midst of preparing for the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015, is also looking after his studies, keeping up with Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, living independently and much more.

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 22:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Boost for Korea Republic after completing regional treble]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 10 Aug 2015 07:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Korea Republic lift East Asian Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 09 Aug 2015 15:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Korea DPR triumph in Women's East Asian Cup]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=korea-dpr-triumph-in-women-s-east-asian-cup-2669903.htmlKorea DPR won the women's 2015 EAFF Women's East Asian Cup with a hard-fought 2-0 victory over rivals Korea Republic in Wuhan, China on Saturday.

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Sat, 08 Aug 2015 11:48:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Draw marks the way to Chile 2015 glory]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=draw-marks-the-way-to-chile-2015-glory-2669665.htmlFri, 07 Aug 2015 01:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Korea DPR beat China to reach East Asian Cup final]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=korea-dpr-beat-china-to-reach-east-asian-cup-final-2669321.htmlTue, 04 Aug 2015 17:45:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[World Cup qualifying: the story so far]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=world-cup-qualifying-the-story-so-far-2660791.htmlWith the Preliminary Draw set to take centre stage this week, we look back at the first steps on the road to Russia 2018, with 76 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches having already been played across Asia and North America.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Yemen sanctioned for fielding ineligible player ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 06 Jul 2015 09:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[New Zealand sees stars emerge, Serbia sparkle ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's review of New Zealand 2015 ; a tournament which had drama, disappointments, spectacular goals, super saves, record-breaking moments and ultimately ended in success for Serbia. ]]>Mon, 22 Jun 2015 09:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Guam train continues as Japan, Iran blush]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=guam-train-continues-as-japan-iran-blush-2649326.htmlGuam and the Philippines continued their fairytale starts to Asian Zone qualifying on Matchday 2, while Japan and Iran were held to unforeseen draws and two teams recorded 6-0 wins.

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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 20:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone
<![CDATA[Asian powerhouses eye opening victories ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=monday-asian-powerhouses-eye-opening-victories-2648433.htmlFIFA.com previewing all the action.]]>Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Upsets, thrashings and 11th-hour saviours]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=upsets-thashings-and-11th-hour-saviours-2646383.htmlThu, 11 Jun 2015 22:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Asian minnows face tough opening tasks ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=asian-minnows-face-tough-opening-tasks-2639811.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 07:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Pride and pain as eight bid farewell ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=pride-and-pain-as-eight-bid-farewell-2621447.htmlFIFA.com rounds up reaction from the eight teams who failed to survive the New Zealand 2015 group phase.]]>Sun, 07 Jun 2015 23:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Jean Carlos finds feet in reshaped Brazil]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=jean-carlos-finds-feet-in-reshaped-brazil-2621496.htmlJean Carlos spoke to FIFA.com after helping his side continue their 100 per cent record at New Zealand 2015, with a goal in his side's 3-0 victory over Korea DPR.

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Sun, 07 Jun 2015 12:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Germany smash records as Fiji's fairy tale ends]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=germany-smash-records-as-fiji-miss-out-2621452.htmlSun, 07 Jun 2015 11:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Seleção stroll to top spot]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271602/match=300269540/match-report.htmlSun, 07 Jun 2015 07:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Saviour Godwin, Nigeria's saviour]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=saviour-godwin-nigeria-s-saviour-2618901.htmlNigeria forward Saviour Godwin spoke exclusively to FIFA.com after his quickfire double broke the deadlock in his side's game against Korea DPR, discussing his coach Manu Garba and his team-mate's help.

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Thu, 04 Jun 2015 13:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Germany, Brazil advance, historic day for Fiji]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=germany-brazil-advance-historic-day-for-fiji-2618819.htmlThu, 04 Jun 2015 13:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Nigeria get into gear against Korea DPR]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271602/match=300269527/match-report.htmlThu, 04 Jun 2015 06:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Jo Kwang-Myong: Messi inspires me]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=jo-kwang-myong-messi-inspires-me-2618244.htmlWed, 03 Jun 2015 22:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Goal records fall as giants flex muscles ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=goal-records-fall-as-giants-flex-muscles-2614340.htmlFIFA.com rounds up an exhilarating day of action at the U-20 World Cup in which Brazil, Germany and several other high scorers smashed records and thrilled spectators.]]>Mon, 01 Jun 2015 08:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Mighty Mervo sinks Korea DPR]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271602/match=300269562/match-report.htmlMon, 01 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Stage set for future stars in New Zealand ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=stage-set-for-future-stars-in-new-zealand-2609758.htmlFIFA.com previews the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 as some of the beautiful game’s future stars take their bow on the world stage over the next three weeks.]]>Thu, 28 May 2015 23:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[The FIFA U-20 World Cup in numbers]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=the-fifa-u-20-world-cup-in-numbers-2608506.htmlFIFA.com highlights some of the key stats from this edition and the tournament's illustrious history.]]>Thu, 28 May 2015 03:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Where stars are born]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=where-stars-are-born-2593970.html

The FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016 will represent the chance for youngsters to make a name for themselves and get noticed. FIFA.com looks back through the short history of the tournament and recalls some of the great players who have graced it.

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Tue, 12 May 2015 21:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[15 for 2015: Vote for the best Women's World Cup goal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 11 May 2015 16:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Real, United starlets make provisional Brazil squad]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=real-united-starlets-make-provisional-brazil-squad-2595414.htmlWed, 29 Apr 2015 22:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[New Zealand 2015 passes 100,000 in ticket sales]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=new-zealand-2015-passes-100-000-in-ticket-sales-2593142.htmlThu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Varied reactions across Asia after Russia 2018 draw]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=varied-reactions-across-asia-over-russia-2018-draw-2590780.htmlFIFA.com looks at the reaction to Tuesday’s FIFA World Cup qualifying draw in Asia, with coaches from across the continent providing their views on the looming campaign.

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone
<![CDATA[Asian draw throws up derbies and drama]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=draw-throws-up-derbies-and-drama-2590319.htmlTue, 14 Apr 2015 10:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[World Cup draw looms large in Asia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=world-cup-draw-looms-large-in-asia-2590022.htmlMon, 13 Apr 2015 06:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Hopefuls shine through to Asian finals]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=4/news=hopefuls-shine-through-to-asian-finals-2581159.htmlWed, 01 Apr 2015 06:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men<![CDATA[Kalmar looking for Iniesta inspiration]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=kalmar-looking-for-iniesta-inspiration-2579518.htmlHungary's Zsolt Kalmar speaks exclusively to FIFA.com about his role model Andres Iniesta, his own development with RB Leipzig and his hopes for the upcoming FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand.

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[USA close on leaders Germany, England gain]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=3/news=usa-close-on-leaders-germany-england-gain-2578980.htmlFri, 27 Mar 2015 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Trio make history as Chinese Taipei recover]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=trio-make-history-as-chinese-taipei-recover-2566120.htmlTue, 17 Mar 2015 15:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[85 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=85-days-to-go-2557078.htmlFri, 13 Mar 2015 13:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[New Zealand 2015: 100 days to go ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=new-zealand-2015-100-days-to-go-2525754.htmlThu, 19 Feb 2015 09:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Aspirants build for Canada success]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=aspirants-build-for-canada-success-2523705.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at some of the action this week across the globe as a host of Canada 2015 contenders fine-tuned their preparations for the June event.]]>Fri, 13 Feb 2015 07:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Draw sets stage for New Zealand 2015 ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=draw-sets-stage-for-new-zealand-2015-2522220.htmlTue, 10 Feb 2015 05:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Bright new stars light up Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at five breakout young stars who made their mark at the recent AFC Asian Cup.]]>Tue, 03 Feb 2015 06:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Asian Cup glitters Down Under]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the sixteenth edition of the AFC Asian Cup and looks at ten key moments of a colourful and successful tournament hosted and won by Australia for the first time.]]>Sun, 01 Feb 2015 22:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Korean in motion]]>/news/y=2015/m=1/news=korean-in-motion-2507288.htmlFIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's looks like something out of an action movie.]]>Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:46:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Wins, losses but no draws as Asian Cup hits record]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 19 Jan 2015 03:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Uzbekistan sink Saudis, China PR coast through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 18 Jan 2015 11:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Perrin: We're not the best team]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=China PR coach Alain Perrin Saturday played down his side's chances at the AFC Asian Cup as he attempted to dampen rising expectations after two wins out of two games so far.

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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 10:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)
<![CDATA[Saudis rally to cruise past North Koreans]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 14 Jan 2015 08:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Trio bag slender wins]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 10 Jan 2015 11:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[Asia's elite set for battle Down Under]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the 16-nation 2015 AFC Asian Cup where continental supremacy and a ticket to the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup go up for grabs.]]>Wed, 07 Jan 2015 22:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)