<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTThu, 30 Jul 2015 00:05:42 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[Africa's giants ready to plot their course]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=africa-s-giants-ready-to-plot-their-course-2667899.htmlFIFA.com looks closer at the African Zone qualifiers following the Russia 2018 Preliminary Draw, with several of the continent's big guns facing potential banana skins.]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Africa Zone<![CDATA[Goalkeepers, the first line of attack]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=goalkeepers-the-first-line-of-attack-2664616.htmlFIFA.com hears from some of the top keepers at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup and FIFA TSG member Ross Ongaro on why this position has become as important in attack as in defence.]]>Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Portugal, Japan win through to quarters]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=portugal-japan-win-through-to-quarters-2664082.htmlHosts Portugal put on a show in Espinho against Argentina, while Japan edged Senegal. FIFA.com reviews day five at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015. 

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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 22:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Japan hold off Senegal fightback to progress]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273823/match=300318410/match-report.htmlJapan saw off Senegal 4-3 in Group A's final match to progress to the knockout stages along with hosts Portugal, sending the African side home despite a spirited late fightback. 

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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[N'Diaye: I can't remember any saves]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=n-diaye-i-can-t-remember-any-of-the-saves-2663413.htmlFIFA.com ​caught up with one of Senegal's heroes, goalkeeper Al Seyni N'Diaye, after he helped his country to a remarkable come-from-behind 6-5 victory over hosts Portugal.]]>Sun, 12 Jul 2015 12:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[European duo through as hosts trip up]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=european-duo-through-as-hosts-trip-up-2663277.htmlWe review all the action from day three in Espinho as the first two sides, Italy and Switzerland, booked their place in the last eight of the 2015 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.

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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 21:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Senegal comeback stuns hosts]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273823/match=300318411/match-report.htmlSenegal have recorded the upset of the tournament so far after scoring four times in the final period to defeat hosts Portugal with a 6-5 win to give them real hope of reaching the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup quarters.

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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 15:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Villa sign Senegalese star Gueye]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Senegalese international midfielder Idrissa Gueye became last season's FA Cup finalists Aston Villa's third signing of the close season on Friday when he agreed to a move from French Ligue 1 outfit Lille.

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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 20:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Portuguese party as stars shine on and off the pitch]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=portuguese-party-as-stars-shine-on-and-off-the-pitch-2662475.htmlA fantastic atmosphere awaited the teams in the Praia da Baia Stadium in Espinho as the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015 got underway. Around 3,500 fans packed into the stands and they got what they wanted – a Portuguese victory over Japan in the Group A opener.

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Thu, 09 Jul 2015 21:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Argentina see off spirited Senegal]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273823/match=300318414/match-report.htmlThu, 09 Jul 2015 17:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Favourites, shocks and stars]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=favourites-shocks-and-stars-2661737.htmlFIFA.com answers those questions and more.]]>Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[The Beach Soccer World Cup in numbers]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-beach-soccer-world-cup-in-numbers-2661529.htmlFIFA.com has picked out eight numbers from the tournament's history books ahead of the big kick-off on 9 July.]]>Mon, 06 Jul 2015 12:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Friends, fun and finesse whet the appetite]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=friends-fun-and-finesse-whet-the-appetite-2661074.htmlJust days before the big kick-off on 9 July, fans flocked to the Praia da Baia stadium in Espinho to cheer on players and celebrities in a game between Madjer’s friends and Vitor Baia’s friends.

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Sun, 05 Jul 2015 11:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Beach Soccer: a quick guide to the key rules ]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=beach-soccer-a-quick-guide-to-the-key-rules-2660486.htmlFIFA.com highlights a few of the game's key rules and regulations.]]>Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Star-studded team lists revealed]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=star-studded-team-lists-revealed-2660346.htmlThu, 02 Jul 2015 12:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Ba signs up with Shanghai Shenhua]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 28 Jun 2015 10:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Chinese Super League 2015 <![CDATA[Senegalese scholar set to lead Beach Lions]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=senegalese-scholar-set-to-lead-beach-lions-2653216.htmlFri, 26 Jun 2015 10:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[New Zealand sees stars emerge, Serbia sparkle ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=new-zealand-sees-stars-emerge-serbia-sparkle-2652283.htmlFIFA.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[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=6/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2651913.htmlSun, 21 Jun 2015 10:15:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[New Zealand 2015 in numbers ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=new-zealand-2015-in-numbers-2651593.htmlSat, 20 Jun 2015 23:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Ecstasy in Auckland as Serbia make history ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=ecstasy-in-auckland-as-serbia-make-history-2651306.htmlSat, 20 Jun 2015 10:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Traore, Mali's golden talisman]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=traore-mali-s-golden-talisman-2651510.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Sat, 20 Jun 2015 10:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Traore stars as Mali bag bronze ]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271594/match=300269552/match-report.htmlSat, 20 Jun 2015 04:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Senegal and Mali, friends and rivals]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=senegal-and-mali-friends-and-rivals-2651048.htmlFIFA.com hears from Fanyeri Diarra and Joseph Koto, coaches of the Mali and Sengal teams that have shocked everyone at the FIFA U-20 World Cup, ahead of their third-place play-off.]]>Fri, 19 Jun 2015 09:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Successful FIFA U-20 World Cup set for fitting finale ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=successful-fifa-u-20-world-cup-set-for-fitting-finale-2650744.htmlThu, 18 Jun 2015 03:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Joao Pedro: We're not finished yet]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=joao-pedro-we-re-not-finished-yet-2650404.htmlWed, 17 Jun 2015 15:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Brazil and Serbia set up final date]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=brazil-and-serbia-set-up-final-date-2650383.htmlWed, 17 Jun 2015 13:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Five-star Brazil cruise to the final]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271596/match=300269522/match-report.htmlWed, 17 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Thiam making sparks fly for Senegal]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=thiam-making-sparks-fly-for-senegal-2649181.htmlTue, 16 Jun 2015 00:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[African tests for Brazil and Serbia]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=african-tests-for-brazil-and-serbia-2649020.htmlMon, 15 Jun 2015 22:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Unlucky losers pay the penalty]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=unlucky-losers-pay-the-penalty-2648259.htmlFIFA.com rounds-up the day at New Zealand 2015 where eight teams became four.]]>Sun, 14 Jun 2015 09:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Thiam slots Senegal into final four]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271598/match=300269519/match-report.htmlSun, 14 Jun 2015 07:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Nigeria triumph, South Africa, Zambia held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nigeria made a winning start, Zimbabwe created an upset, and South Africa and Zambia were held at home as the first matchday of CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying continued Saturday.

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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 21:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CAN 2017 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Sy: I have a gift for saving penalties]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=sy-i-have-a-gift-for-saving-penalties-2647051.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Senegal's penalty shootout hero Ibrahima Sy ahead of his side's FIFA U-20 World Cup quarter-final against Uzbekistan, with the enigmatic shot stopper hoping his country can make the final four.]]>Sat, 13 Jun 2015 00:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Penalty heroes emerge amid late drama]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=penalty-heroes-emerge-amid-late-drama-2645506.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 14:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Sy the penalty hero as Senegal shock Ukraine]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271600/match=300269532/match-report.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 11:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[African giants look to make winning starts]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Plenty of goals but few upsets are likely outcomes when the six-matchday 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying competition kicks off Friday.

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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 06:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CAN 2017 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Better late than never for livewire Kone]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=better-late-than-never-for-livewire-kone-2623253.htmlFIFA.com he wants the world to know his name.]]>Tue, 09 Jun 2015 03:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[The Donetsk duo lighting up New Zealand ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=the-donetsk-duo-lighting-up-new-zealand-2621838.htmlFIFA.com about their ambitions and friendship.]]>Mon, 08 Jun 2015 23:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[The group stage in Tweets]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=the-group-stage-in-tweets-2621820.htmlFIFA.com has selected a few Tweets that stood out during the group stages.]]>Mon, 08 Jun 2015 04:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Free-kick feast as Portugal, Serbia top groups]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=free-kick-feast-as-portugal-serbia-top-groups-2620886.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the action from a day that saw Portugal and Serbia top their groups, while Mali, Uruguay and Colombia reached the knockout stages and Senegal face an anxious wait.

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Sat, 06 Jun 2015 09:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Senegal keep slender chances alive]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271602/match=300269564/match-report.htmlSat, 06 Jun 2015 04:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Seven set for nerve-wracking finale ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=seven-set-for-nerve-wracking-finale-2619027.htmlFIFA.com previews the action.]]>Thu, 04 Jun 2015 23:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Delight amid the deluge as Portugal progress ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=delight-amid-the-deluge-as-portugal-progress-2617988.htmlWed, 03 Jun 2015 11:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Colombia edge closer, Senegal looking shaky]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271602/match=300269548/match-report.htmlColombia inched towards the last 16 with a point against Senegal, though know that they should have left with more than the 1-1 draw and already be secured a place in the FIFA U-20 World Cup knockout stages.

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Wed, 03 Jun 2015 10:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Attacking football gets pulses racing]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=attacking-football-gets-pulses-racing-2611161.htmlDay 2 at New Zealand 2015 saw a match with three red cards, some late goals and an African upset, with 2013 finalists Uruguay returning with a slender victory.

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Sun, 31 May 2015 12:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Dominant Portugal defeat Senegal]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271602/match=300269544/match-report.htmlSun, 31 May 2015 07:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Sidy Sarr, Senegal's humble hero]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=sidy-sarr-senegal-s-humble-hero-2610251.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Senegal starlet Sidy Sarr ahead of the FIFA U-20 World Cup about his last-minute winner to send the Lion Cubs to New Zealand 2015, Senegal's chances at the competitions and much more.]]>Sat, 30 May 2015 00:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=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