<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 09 Dec 2016 17:36:00 GMTFri, 09 Dec 2016 19:26:51 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Zardes: Arena always praised my US performances]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=zardes-arena-has-always-complimented-my-us-performances-2859244.htmlFri, 09 Dec 2016 17:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[BVB, MVP, a team goal and an air goal]]>/news/y=2016/m=12/news=bvb-mvp-a-team-goal-and-an-air-goal-2859163.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with records for some exhilarating Germans and some invincible Spaniards.]]>Fri, 09 Dec 2016 06:06:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Korea DPR complete a dream double]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=korea-dpr-complete-a-dream-double-2857966.htmlSun, 04 Dec 2016 16:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[ When Lloyd sealed Final hat-trick from halfway]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=12/news=when-lloyd-sealed-final-hat-trick-from-halfway-2857337.htmlUSA midfielder Carli Lloyd relives her already historic moment of sealing a hat-trick in the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final from the halfway line with FIFA.com.

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 21:19:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Golden future in store for goal-queen Ueno ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=golden-future-in-store-for-golden-ueno-2857866.htmlFIFA.com hears from Japan's Mami Ueno who wrapped up the adidas Golden Boot in the final minutes of the tournament.]]>Sat, 03 Dec 2016 13:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Crowning glory for Asian duo]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=crowning-glory-for-asian-duo-2857829.htmlFIFA.com reviews the denouement to the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup as East Asian sides dominated the final day, capped by Korea DPR's second title win.]]>Sat, 03 Dec 2016 13:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Ueno ensures dominant Japan earn third]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=276003/match=300353179/match-report.htmlSat, 03 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Goals, a golden oldie and a cosmopolitan club]]>/news/y=2016/m=12/news=goals-a-golden-oldie-and-a-cosmopolitan-club-2857319.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with an ageless legend in Sao Paulo and goals galore in Central Canada.]]>Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:21:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Arena: USA can close the gap real quick]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=arena-usa-can-close-the-gap-real-quick-2857115.htmlWed, 30 Nov 2016 21:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Resilient USA down but not beaten]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=resilient-usa-down-but-not-beaten-2856648.htmlFIFA.com, the Stars and Stripes will use their trademark fighting spirit to refocus their energies on a different prize.]]>Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[A rollercoaster of excitement lasting 240 minutes]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=a-rollercoaster-of-excitement-lasting-240-minutes-2856643.htmlKorea DPR and France will contest the final of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016, having both emerged victorious from dramatic semi-final encounters decided after extra time.

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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 14:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Korea DPR into final as USA sunk in extra time]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=276001/match=300353177/match-report.htmlTue, 29 Nov 2016 01:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Unsung Ogle living the dream]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=unsung-ogle-living-the-dream-2855681.htmlFIFA.com hears from USA midfield ace Emily Ogle, one of the quite achievers for a Stars and Stripes' side hunting a record fourth FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup title.]]>Mon, 28 Nov 2016 06:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[French: There is no pressure on USA]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=french-there-is-no-pressure-on-usa-2855617.htmlFIFA.com spoke with USA coach Michelle French about the form of her team during the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016, their epic comeback win over Mexico in the quarter-finals and the challenge offered by Korea DPR in the semi-finals.]]>Mon, 28 Nov 2016 01:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Hwang, the mastermind behind the Korea DPR goal machine]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=hwang-the-mastermind-behind-the-korea-dpr-goal-machine-2855643.htmlMysterious and unorthodox, Hwang Yong-Bong is a tactical genius who seems to always have an ace or two up his sleeve. Indeed, whenever the need has arisen during the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016, the Korea DPR strategist has pulled a rabbit out of the hat.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 01:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Four coaches, four stories]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=four-coaches-four-stories-2855675.htmlFIFA.com hears from each of the four coaches to hear about their tournament experiences, and look at how they approach the game.]]>Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Papua New Guinea 2016 in tweets]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=papua-new-guinea-2016-in-tweets-2855610.htmlFIFA.com looks at how the opening few weeks at Papua New Guinea 2016 have been covered in tweets.]]>Sun, 27 Nov 2016 07:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2016/m=11/news=the-week-in-quotes-2854833.htmlWe hear from Steven Gerrard, Mauricio Pochettino, Jurgen Klinsmann, as well as the players that are shining at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016 in the latest edition of The Week in Quotes. 

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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 08:52:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[USA’s No1 fans on hand to see dream fulfilled]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=usa-s-no1-fans-on-hand-to-see-dream-fulfilled-2855180.htmlSat, 26 Nov 2016 08:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[American wins and wonder goals]]>/news/y=2016/m=11/news=american-wins-and-wonder-goals-2854787.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with droughts ending in Madrid, Seattle and Tashkent.]]>Fri, 25 Nov 2016 15:34:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Day of shattered dreams]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=day-of-shattered-dreams-2855163.htmlFri, 25 Nov 2016 13:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Heartbreak for Mexico as USA snatch late win]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275999/match=300353174/match-report.htmlFri, 25 Nov 2016 08:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Mexico's Flores ready to play family fortunes against USA]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=mexico-s-flores-ready-to-play-family-fortunes-against-usa-2854190.htmlFIFA.com spoke exclusively to the latter about the upcoming showdown between the sisters' respective teams.]]>Thu, 24 Nov 2016 02:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Osorio: Mexico’s win was an emotional hit for USA]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=osorio-mexico-s-win-was-an-emotional-hit-for-usa-2854136.htmlJuan Carlos Osorio believes Mexico’s upset victory in the USA led to the Stars and Stripes' 4-0 defeat in Costa Rica and the sacking of Jurgen Klinsmann.

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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 11:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Arena returns to lead Stars and Stripes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=arena-returns-to-lead-stars-and-stripes-2854051.htmlTue, 22 Nov 2016 20:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[USA plan post-Klinsmann era]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=usa-plan-post-klinsmann-era-2853961.htmlUSA are seeking a successor to Jurgen Klinsmann after the former Germany international was relieved of his duties as national team coach and Technical Director on Monday. 

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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 09:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Derbies lined-up as quarter-finals confirmed]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=derbies-lined-up-as-quarter-finals-confirmed-2853819.htmlFIFA.com reviews the conclusion to the group stage at Papua New Guinea 2016 as Germany eased through, while fellow three-time winners USA endured a tense evening.]]>Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[USA survive tense finale as Ghana fall short]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353165/match-report.htmlMon, 21 Nov 2016 07:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Klinsmann: I'm confident USA can win the group]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=klinsmann-i-m-confident-usa-can-win-the-group-2853363.htmlJurgen Klinsmann has defended his USA players, backed them to finish first in CONCACAF qualifying for Russia 2018 and revealed his conversation with USA President Barack Obama.

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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 04:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[European veterans and Seleção success]]>/news/y=2016/m=11/news=european-veterans-and-selecao-success-2852562.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with some entertainers in canary-yellow emulating ‘The Beautiful Team’ and an Iberian defying his age.]]>Fri, 18 Nov 2016 12:33:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Pugh’s inspiration to USA’s young brigade]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=pugh-s-inspiration-to-usa-s-young-brigade-2852545.htmlFIFA.com discovered, her team-mates are enjoying playing alongside their captain.]]>Fri, 18 Nov 2016 03:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Germany fire as USA, Korea Republic bounce back]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=germany-fire-as-usa-korea-republic-bounce-back-2852510.htmlFIFA.com reviews a fascinating matchday 4 at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup highlighted by thumping wins for Germany and Korea Republic, a first victory for USA, as well as drama between France and Ghana.]]>Thu, 17 Nov 2016 12:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Early goals see USA ease past New Zealand]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353188/match-report.htmlThu, 17 Nov 2016 11:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Ramirez: We’ve given the Costa Rica fans a Christmas gift]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=ramirez-we-ve-given-the-costa-rica-fans-a-christmas-gift-2851709.htmlWed, 16 Nov 2016 16:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[USA despair, Panama hold Mexico ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=usa-despair-panama-hold-mexico-2851203.htmlUSA were dismantled 4-0 in Costa Rica, leaving them in last place in the CONCACAF qualifying Hexagonal for Russia 2018. There was happier news for Panama, who drew with Mexico and Honduras righted their ship with a big win at home.

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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Hex heavyweights back in the saddle]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=hex-heavyweights-back-in-the-saddle-2850225.htmlHexagonal openers on the road and will be eager to keep up the form on Matchday 2 of CONCACAF's final qualifying round for Russia 2018.]]>Mon, 14 Nov 2016 17:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Stalemate for USA, France ]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353191/match-report.htmlMon, 14 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Colour and tradition mark PNG Opening Ceremony]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=png-2016-opening-ceremony-2849703.htmlSun, 13 Nov 2016 11:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[When Wambach’s head broke Brazil’s hearts]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=when-wambach-s-head-broke-brazil-s-hearts-2849203.htmlSat, 12 Nov 2016 15:00:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Fifth time the charm for Mexico]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=fifth-time-the-charm-for-mexico-2849563.htmlFor 15 years, Mexico’s matches in Columbus only ended one way – with the bitter taste of 2-0 defeat - yet this 11 November decisive interventions from Miguel Layun and Rafael Marquez helped break the curse at the fifth attempt. 

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Sat, 12 Nov 2016 09:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Road warriors rampant in Hex]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=road-warriors-rampant-in-hex-2849396.htmlHexagonal are rare, making the opening day of the final round of qualifying for Russia 2018 all the more remarkable with three away victories.]]>Sat, 12 Nov 2016 08:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[USA-Mexico: A symbiotic Clasico]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=usa-mexico-a-symbiotic-clasico-2848553.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at the heated USA-Mexico rivalry ahead of the CONCACAF clasico's most recent installment this week.]]>Fri, 11 Nov 2016 03:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Papua New Guinea 2016 in numbers]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=papua-new-guinea-2016-in-numbers-2848810.htmlFIFA.com presents some interesting facts, figures and records from the tournament’s history books.]]>Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Give the red card to violence against women and children]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=give-the-red-card-to-violence-against-women-and-children-2848898.htmlThu, 10 Nov 2016 23:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Howard: You can't play emotionally against Mexico]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=howard-you-can-t-play-emotionally-against-mexico-2848863.htmlThu, 10 Nov 2016 12:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Warm PNG welcome brings out the smiles ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=warm-png-welcome-brings-out-the-smiles-2848881.htmlFIFA.com heard about the reasons behind this and the reactions of those being welcomed.]]>Thu, 10 Nov 2016 07:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[International starlets hungry for more success]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=international-starlets-hungry-for-more-success-2848808.htmlAfter the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016 kicks off on 13 November, there will be several players raring to seize their latest chance to show off their talents on the world stage.

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Wed, 09 Nov 2016 22:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Two-time winner Julio Baptista to take part in FIFA Confederations Cup draw]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=two-time-winner-julio-baptista-to-take-part-in-fifa-confederations-cup-2848789.htmlThe Official Draw for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 will feature a very special guest, whose footballing career is intertwined with the tournament. 

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Wed, 09 Nov 2016 14:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Rossi: Mexico have underachieved in World Cups]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=rossi-mexico-have-underachieved-in-world-cups-2848755.htmlWed, 09 Nov 2016 13:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Starting small, making it big]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=starting-small-making-it-big-2848607.htmlFIFA.com looks back at the heroines of U-20 Women’s World Cups in years past.]]>Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016