<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 17 Feb 2017 06:36:00 GMTFri, 17 Feb 2017 06:36:59 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Air miles and principality prolificacy]]>/news/y=2017/m=2/news=air-miles-and-principality-prolificacy-2867516.html Triumphant travels from a big city Down Under and a small nation in South America feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a teenager and a tiger running riot on a microstate and huge victories in Europe.]]>Fri, 17 Feb 2017 06:36:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Uruguay head up South America’s Far East foursome]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=uruguay-head-up-south-america-s-far-east-foursome-2866919.htmlMon, 13 Feb 2017 11:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[South American quartet bound for Korea Republic]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=south-american-quartet-bound-for-korea-republic-2866095.htmlUruguay, Ecuador, Venezuela and Argentina are the four sides who will represent South America at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, which kicks off in May.

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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 06:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[South American sextet a step closer to Korea Republic]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=1/news=south-american-sextet-a-step-closer-to-korea-republic-2865408.htmlSat, 28 Jan 2017 11:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Technical Study Group publishes report on Papua New Guinea 2016]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=1/news=technical-study-group-publishes-report-on-papua-new-guinea-2016-2863547.htmlThe Technical Study Group (TSG) has published its report on the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016. You can download and read it all on FIFA.com.

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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 09:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Korea Republic slots at stake in South America]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=1/news=korea-republic-slots-at-stake-in-south-america-2863710.htmlThe U-20 South American Championship begins this Wednesday in Ecuador, with the ten teams fighting it out for four places at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Gorgeous goals and fantastic finishes]]>/live-scores/news/y=2016/m=12/news=gorgeous-goals-and-fantastic-finishes-2862099.htmlSat, 31 Dec 2016 08:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[The countdown continues: two weeks to go]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=the-countdown-continues-two-weeks-to-go-2858252.htmlMon, 26 Dec 2016 09:42:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Brazil resurgent in an unpredictable race]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=brazil-resurgent-in-an-unpredictable-race-2860734.htmlFIFA.com reviews the year in South American qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia and looks ahead to some key fixtures to watch out for in 2017.]]>Thu, 22 Dec 2016 15:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Sporting Limpeno make history for Paraguay]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=12/news=sporting-limpeno-make-history-for-paraguay-2861517.htmlWed, 21 Dec 2016 04:22:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Copa Libertadores final set, PSG outwit old rivals]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=12/news=copa-libertadores-final-set-psg-outwit-old-rivals-2861362.html Paris Saint-Germain were the big winners in France on Matchday 11, as they went top of the pile by beating Lyon, while Turbine Potsdam remain at the summit in Germany and the finalists of this year’s Copa Libertadores Femenina have been finalised.]]>Tue, 20 Dec 2016 03:35:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Atletico Nacional claim bronze after penalty shoot-out]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=276114/match=300364983/match-report.htmlAtletico Nacional bounced back from their FIFA Club World Cup semi-final disappointment to defeat Club America on penalties in the match for third place at the International Stadium Yokohama.

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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 09:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[Breaking records, keeping Diegos]]>/news/y=2016/m=12/news=breaking-records-keeping-diegos-2860420.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with unusual hat-tricks, an almost and a first touch.]]>Fri, 16 Dec 2016 05:06:00 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[Dancing Daniuska goes it alone]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=11/news=dancing-daniuska-goes-it-alone-2856197.htmlContinuing the series of looking at each of the goals in the running for the 2016 FIFA Puskás Award, FIFA.com ​takes a closer look at Venezuela's Daniuska Rodriguez's amazing solo effort against Colombia at the South American Women's U-17 Championship.

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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:09:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Puskas awardKind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 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[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