<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 19 Feb 2015 09:31:00 GMTThu, 19 Feb 2015 09:35:35 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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)<![CDATA[Perrin: This China team are hopeful]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/asiancup/news/newsid/249/585/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Frenchman Alain Perrin has been handed the task of rebuilding China PR's global reputation in world football. FIFA.com sat down with the 58-yeard-old to talk about his goals for the upcoming AFC Asian Cup and more. 

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Mon, 05 Jan 2015 07:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)
<![CDATA[Korea DPR coach Jong-Su banned by AFC]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 07 Dec 2014 06:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[World Cup legend inspires Young Chollima]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=world-cup-legend-inspires-young-chollima-2473738.htmlFIFA.com speaks with Korea DPR goalgetter Han Kwang-Song who says memories of the nation’s historic achievements at the 1966 FIFA World Cup remain an inspiration as the team eye success at Chile 2015.]]>Wed, 12 Nov 2014 07:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Giants stumble as Qatar, Myanmar make history ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=giants-stumble-as-qatar-myanmar-make-history-2461244.htmlFIFA.com reviews Asian qualifying for New Zealand 2015 with shocks aplenty led by Qatar and Myanmar securing passage to the world stage.]]>Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Asia's contenders confirmed]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=asia-s-contenders-confirmed-2458278.htmlAsia's quartet of competitors at the FIFA U-20 World Cup have been decided with Myanmar, Korea DPR, Qatar and Uzbekistan all confirming their places at New Zealand 2015.

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Asian aspirants eye world stage]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=asian-aspirants-eye-world-stage-2454646.htmlWed, 08 Oct 2014 06:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Korea Republic defeat Korea DPR to dramatic gold]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Korea Republic won gold at the Asian Games for the first time since 1986 after a dramatic victory in extra time against Korea DPR in the final. 

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Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Korea DPR upset Nadeshiko to win gold]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:13:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Korea Republic, Korea DPR reach semis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Korea Republic captain Jang Hyunsoo converted a penalty two minutes from time to beat arch-rivals Japan and secure a place in the Asian Games semi-finals, where they will meet Thailand who saw off Jordan to reach the final four.

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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 10:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Korea DPR recapture Asian laurels ]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=korea-dpr-recapture-asian-laurels-2442725.htmlFIFA.com run the rule over the recent Asian qualifiers for Chile 2015 with Korea DPR topping a successful quartet that also included Korea Republic, Syria and Australia.]]>Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Korea DPR rout China PR, Nadeshiko held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Incheon Asian Games kicked off with Korea DPR routing China PR 3-0 in the men's competition, while holding women's champions Japan were held 0-0 by China PR.

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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Asian foursome book Chile 2015 ticket]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=australia-korea-republic-book-chile-ticket-2439739.htmlAustralia, Korea Republic, Syria and Korea DPR all booked a spot at the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup by reaching the semi-finals of the AFC U-16 Championship, seeing off Malaysia, Japan, Uzbekistan and Iran in their respective quarter-finals.

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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Underdogs challenge favourites for global spots]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2436368/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 05 Sep 2014 06:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[U-20 women cap Germany's golden summer]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=u-20-women-cap-germany-s-golden-summer-2427200.htmlFIFA.com reflects on a FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup that brought more silverware for Germany, showcased some outstanding youngsters and whetted appetites for next year's senior finals.]]>Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Germany crowned, France end on a high]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=germany-crowned-france-end-on-a-high-2426672.htmlMon, 25 Aug 2014 05:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[France beat Korea DPR, bag bronze ]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=268006/match=300251260/match-report.htmlAn entertaining second-half at Montreal's Olympic Stadium featured five goals that gave France a 3-2 win over Korea DPR to take third place at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.

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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 22:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014
<![CDATA[Four coaches, four opinions ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=four-coaches-four-opinions-2426144.htmlSun, 24 Aug 2014 07:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.]]>Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:39:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Lavogez: It's been a wonderful adventure]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=lavogez-it-s-been-a-wonderful-adventure-2425665.htmlFIFA.com about the buzz her performances have generated.]]>Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Superzee, in the words of her team-mates]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=superzee-in-the-words-of-her-team-mates-2424491.htmlFIFA.com heard salutes from six of her team-mates.]]>Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Oshoala excels as Nigeria, Germany reach final ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=oshoala-excels-as-nigeria-germany-reach-final-2424170.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the action from a dramatic and goal-laden day of semi-final action at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, one which culminated in joy for Germany and Nigeria.]]>Thu, 21 Aug 2014 04:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Falconets down Korea DPR, soar into final]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=268004/match=300251268/match-report.htmlWed, 20 Aug 2014 23:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Oshoala: #HappyGirlAlways]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=oshoala-happygirlalways-2423552.htmlFIFA.com found out the versatile goal-scorer seems to permanently wearing her trademark smile.]]>Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Kim: I love penalties]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=kim-i-was-full-of-confidence-2422437.htmlFIFA.com on her three saves and her shot-stopping idol.]]>Sun, 17 Aug 2014 12:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Last-eight drama as holders, hosts crash ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=last-eight-drama-as-holders-hosts-crash-2422291.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the quarter-final action from a day that brought despair for USA and Canada and joy for the last four-bound duo of Korea DPR and Germany.]]>Sun, 17 Aug 2014 05:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Korea DPR through as USA pay the penalty ]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=268002/match=300251263/match-report.htmlHolders USA are out of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, losing 3-1 on penalties to Korea DPR after a 1-1 draw at Toronto's National Soccer Stadium.

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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014
<![CDATA[Lindsey Horan, an American in Paris]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=lindsey-horan-an-american-in-paris-2421662.htmlFIFA.com discovers.]]>Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Dream homecoming for Canada's Fletcher ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=dream-homecoming-for-canada-s-fletcher-2420511.htmlFIFA.com about how she has come to be helping Canada reach the quarter-finals of the U-20 event.]]>Wed, 13 Aug 2014 05:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Germany and USA dazzle, hosts advance]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=germany-and-usa-dazzle-hosts-advance-2420538.htmlWe round up the final matches for teams in Groups A and B of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Canada, with both Germany and USA impressing.

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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 02:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014
<![CDATA[Hosts' joy as Canada, Korea DPR advance]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=267990/match=300251271/match-report.htmlWed, 13 Aug 2014 01:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Korea DPR stars going for gold]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=korea-dpr-well-equipped-to-take-on-world-s-best-2419446.htmlMon, 11 Aug 2014 11:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Delight for Canada on historic day]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=deutschland-mit-rekord-kanada-jubelt-2418571-2418608.htmlSat, 09 Aug 2014 08:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Ri at the double as Korea DPR edge closer ]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=267990/match=300251266/match-report.htmlRi Un-Sim scored twice and Jo Son-Yon scored a stoppage-time penalty as Korea DPR moved to the brink of a place in the quarter-finals with a 3-0 win over Ghana.

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Sat, 09 Aug 2014 00:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014
<![CDATA[Germany get birthday revenge, Ghana crash the party]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=revanche-zum-geburtstag-party-crasher-aus-ghana-2417089-2417111.htmlWed, 06 Aug 2014 08:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Finns edged by Korea DPR ]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=267990/match=300251265/match-report.htmlWed, 06 Aug 2014 00:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[North Koreans banking on Swiss inspiration]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=north-koreans-banking-on-swiss-inspiration-2416203.htmlMon, 04 Aug 2014 14:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Glory and 2015 in young guns' sights]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=glory-and-2015-in-young-guns-sights-2415873.htmlSun, 03 Aug 2014 16:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[U-20 showpiece comes full circle]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=u-20-showpiece-comes-full-circle-2415665.htmlSat, 02 Aug 2014 12:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014