<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 27 Nov 2016 07:24:00 GMTSun, 27 Nov 2016 08:12:27 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[Garcia: We’ve come away winners]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=garcia-we-ve-come-away-winners-2853875.htmlThough Venezuela have failed to make the last eight at Papua New Guinea 2016, forward Gabriela Garcia tells FIFA.com she is pleased with the lessons her team has learned.  

 

 

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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 18:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Castellanos: These awards help women's football]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=11/news=castellanos-these-awards-help-women-s-football-2853726.htmlVenezuela forward Deyna Castellanos talks about her memorable year in which she became the all-time leading goalscorer in the history of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup and gives her views on the importance of The Best FIFA Football Awards for women's football. 

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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:57:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[FIFA Puskás Award 2016: ten best goals of the year announced]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=11/news=fifa-puskas-award-2016-ten-best-goals-of-the-year-announced-2853682.htmlFIFA.com. ]]>Mon, 21 Nov 2016 14:10:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Puskas awardKind=ReleaseTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![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[Mexico survive Venezuela fightback, advance to quarters]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353189/match-report.htmlMon, 21 Nov 2016 11:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Speedster Sanchez dreaming big for Mexico]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=speedster-sanchez-dreaming-big-for-mexico-2852759.html

Mexican livewire Maria Sanchez spoke to FIFA.com about her side’s crucial meeting with Venezuela, a match in which she will hope to make her prodigious dribbling skills count.

 

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Sat, 19 Nov 2016 23:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Venezuela spreading the joy in Port Moresby Fan Zone]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=venezuela-spreading-the-joy-in-port-moresby-fan-zone-2852657.htmlSat, 19 Nov 2016 01:45:00 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[Korea Republic turn on the style]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353184/match-report.htmlKorea Republic recorded their first victory at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016, defeating Venezuela 3-0 in Port Moresby.

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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 11:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Brazil stay perfect as Messi & Sanchez excel]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=brazil-stay-perfect-amid-wins-for-chile-argentina-and-ecuador-2851486.htmlLionel Messi and Alexis Sanchez were two of the stars of the latest round of Russia 2018 qualifiers in South America as Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile and Ecuador all racked up vital victories. FIFA.com reviews the action.

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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Hong: Our tournament’s not over yet ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=hong-our-tournament-s-not-over-yet-2850984.htmlFIFA.com hears from Korea Republic captain Hyeji Hong who says her side will turn in a much better performance against Venezuela on Thursday now that first game nerves are out of the way.]]>Wed, 16 Nov 2016 02:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Quinteros: It’s a privilege to be in qualification zone]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=quinteros-it-s-a-privilege-to-be-in-qualification-zone-2851187.htmlWed, 16 Nov 2016 01:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Battle for places set to intensify]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=battle-for-places-set-to-intensify-2850590.htmlMon, 14 Nov 2016 14:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Favourites make faltering start]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=favourites-make-faltering-start-2850662.htmlThe old adage that ‘the first step is the hardest’ certainly rang true for the competition’s two most successful teams on the second matchday of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016.

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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 12:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Speckmaier's strike for the ages]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=speckmaier-s-strike-for-the-ages-2850659.htmlSix months ago, she was hoping to be on the path towards professional football in the USA by this point, alongside studying business administration and finance. Instead, she has become Venezuela's first-ever goalscorer at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.

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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 12:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Reigning champions off to winning start]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353171/match-report.htmlGermany kicked off their FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016 campaign with a victory against Venezuela at the National Football Stadium in Port Moresby.

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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 08:07:00 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[Drawing inspiration from heartache]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=drawing-inspiration-from-heartache-2849399.htmlSun, 13 Nov 2016 01:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Meinert: We won’t always be this successful]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=meinert-we-won-t-always-be-this-successful-2849326.htmlFIFA.com about her remarkable track record at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup and her thoughts on Papua New Guinea 2016.]]>Sat, 12 Nov 2016 01:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Brazil and Uruguay break clear]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=brazil-and-uruguay-break-clear-2849194.htmlFri, 11 Nov 2016 09:01:00 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[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[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<![CDATA[Points at a premium as race tightens]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=points-at-a-premium-as-race-tightens-2848734.htmlThe South American qualifying competition for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia has reached a stage where every point and every goal are worth their weight in gold. FIFA.com looks ahead to Matchday 11 of the CONMEBOL qualifiers.

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Tue, 08 Nov 2016 15:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[The great goals of the U-20 Women's World Cup]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=the-great-goals-of-the-u-20-women-s-world-cup-2848624.htmlTue, 08 Nov 2016 08:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Pineida: Ecuador have players who can hurt Uruguay]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=pineida-ecuador-have-players-who-can-hurt-uruguay-2848527.htmlMon, 07 Nov 2016 15:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Women’s Football review: October 2016]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=women-s-football-review-october-2016-2847576.htmlFIFA.com reviews another busy month for women's football, highlighted by history for Portugal and the groundbreaking FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Jordan.]]>Wed, 02 Nov 2016 07:07:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[U-20 Women's World Cup match tickets go on sale ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=u-20-women-s-world-cup-match-tickets-go-on-sale-2847388.htmlTue, 01 Nov 2016 07:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Asians excel as history is made in the Middle East]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=asians-excel-as-history-is-made-in-the-middle-east-2845641.htmlFIFA.com reviews the tournament.]]>Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Korea DPR snatch the title on dramatic final day]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=korea-dpr-snatch-the-title-on-dramatic-final-day-2845526.htmlFri, 21 Oct 2016 23:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Navarros on song as Spain bag bronze]]>/u17womensworldcup/matches/round=275910/match=300357975/match-report.htmlFri, 21 Oct 2016 16:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[U-17 stars savour new surroundings and friendships]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=u-17-stars-savour-new-surroundings-and-friendships-2845149.htmlFIFA.com hears from some of the stars of Jordan 2016 on how they have been amusing themselves in their spare time at the tournament.

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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Going for gold]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=going-for-gold-2844708.htmlFollowing the conclusion of the semi-finals, FIFA’s Technical Study Group (TSG) at Jordan 2016, headed up by former French defender Elisabeth Loisel, announced the shortlist of players in contention for the adidas Golden Ball, awarded to the tournament’s best player, and the adidas Golden Glove, for the best goalkeeper. 

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Tue, 18 Oct 2016 17:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Familiar finalists spark Asian celebrations]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=familiar-finalists-spark-asian-celebrations-2844254.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the action and reaction after Korea DPR and holders Japan cruised past Venezuela and Spain to set up an all-Asian final at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.]]>Mon, 17 Oct 2016 19:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Impressive Korea DPR secure final berth]]>/u17womensworldcup/matches/round=275908/match=300357986/match-report.htmlMon, 17 Oct 2016 15:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Venezuelan starlets laud sponsors’ support]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=venezuelan-starlets-laud-sponsors-support-2843898.htmlVinotinto internationals have stepped in to support and sponsor them. FIFA.com hears from some of the players who have benefited.]]>Sun, 16 Oct 2016 09:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[The lowdown on Jordan 2016’s final four]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=the-lowdown-on-jordan-2016-s-final-four-2843832.html FIFA.com runs the rule over the statistics, star players and team characteristics that will shape the last-four encounters.]]>Sun, 16 Oct 2016 09:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2016/m=10/news=the-week-in-quotes-2843620.htmlSat, 15 Oct 2016 08:21:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Spain claim revenge as Deyna dazzles again]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=spain-claim-revenge-as-deyna-dazzles-again-2843050.htmlFIFA.com reflects on the quarter-final action at Jordan 2016 after Deyna Castellanos inspired Venezuela to victory over Mexico, while Spain avenged their defeat in the European Championship final.]]>Wed, 12 Oct 2016 20:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Castellanos at the double to sink Mexico ]]>/u17womensworldcup/matches/round=275912/match=300357985/match-report.htmlDeyna Castellanos struck twice as Venezuela came from behind to beat Mexico 2-1 in Amman and set up a semi-final meeting with either Korea DPR or Ghana.

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Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Brazil hit the front, Argentina slip up again]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=brazil-hit-the-front-argentina-slip-up-again-2842845.htmlAlbiceleste now three games without a win.]]>Wed, 12 Oct 2016 08:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[South American hopefuls minding the gap]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=south-american-hopefuls-minding-the-gap-2842465.htmlFIFA.com looks at how each of the South American contenders is shaping up ahead of a vital round of fixtures.]]>Tue, 11 Oct 2016 12:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers - South America<![CDATA[Coutinho adding sparkle to Seleção ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=coutinho-adding-sparkle-to-selecao-2842333.htmlTue, 11 Oct 2016 10:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Debuts, droughts and French Gs]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=debuts-droughts-and-french-gs-2841759.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with an American keeper and surprising droughts for Paraguay and Spain.]]>Sun, 09 Oct 2016 12:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Moreno eager to keep dancing with Venezuela]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=moreno-eager-to-keep-dancing-with-venezuela-2841678.htmlFIFA.com… with an unexpected guest.]]>Sat, 08 Oct 2016 07:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[South America takes brief stock of breathless campaign]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=south-america-takes-brief-stock-of-breathless-campaign-2841659.htmlThe South American qualifying competition for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ has reached the halfway stage, with events merely underlining so far what the experts say about the CONMEBOL zone: that it is the toughest in the world.

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Fri, 07 Oct 2016 23:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Quotes: Canada-Venezuela]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=quotes-canada-venezuela-2841599.html“We were up against it and a player down and we came away with a great result that puts us among the best eight teams in the world.” Venezuela coach Kenneth Zseremeta.

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Fri, 07 Oct 2016 20:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016