<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 13 Nov 2017 12:49:00 GMTThu, 07 Dec 2017 14:43:12 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Long-term absentees make triumphant returns]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 Nov 2017 12:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Who can qualify in Africa?]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=who-can-qualify-in-africa-2918834.htmlThe third and last round of African qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ draws to a close this weekend, with three of the five berths at next year’s tournament still to be determined. 

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Tue, 07 Nov 2017 07:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Iwobi following in uncle Jay Jay's footsteps]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=iwobi-following-in-uncle-jay-jay-s-footsteps-2911627.htmlAlmost a quarter of a century after Jay Jay Okocha played a pivotal role in guiding Nigeria to their maiden FIFA World Cup, his nephew scored the goal that sent the Super Eagles to their sixth appearance at the global finals.

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Sun, 08 Oct 2017 10:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[All to play for in Africa's penultimate joust]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=all-to-play-for-in-africa-s-penultimate-joust-2910263.htmlFIFA.com looks ahead to this weekend's fifth round of fixtures in Africa where tickets to Russia 2018 are up for grabs.]]>Fri, 06 Oct 2017 06:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-week-in-numbers-2907341.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with starlets from Stuttgart and Montevideo and veterans from Belgrade and Gran Canaria.]]>Fri, 08 Sep 2017 10:33:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Nigerians on the brink, big guns out in the cold]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=nigerians-on-the-brink-big-guns-out-in-the-cold-2907177.htmlFIFA.com reviews latest qualifying action from Africa where World Cup regulars Cameroon have suffered an early elimination along with Brazil 2014 participants Algeria, while Nigeria edged closer to their Russia 2018 goal.]]>Wed, 06 Sep 2017 07:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Zambia looking to build upon strong platform under Nyirenda]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=nyirenda-looking-to-build-upon-zambia-s-strong-platform-2901361.htmlFIFA.com of his long-term plans to further strengthen Zambia, while also seeking to help the Chipolopolo negotiate an extremely tough Russia 2018 campaign.]]>Fri, 21 Jul 2017 04:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[PSG's Brazilian history and a Canadian wunderkind ]]>/news/y=2017/m=7/news=psg-s-brazilian-history-and-the-half-billion-euro-xi-2901242.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with an outrageous flick, missed kicks, leopards and a wunderkind.]]>Fri, 14 Jul 2017 14:46:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Korea Republic producing delight, goals & memories]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=korea-republic-producing-delight-goals-memories-2893819.htmlWith 50 games gone and just two remaining, look back at some of the memories caught on video which we will be cherishing from the FIFA U-20 World Cup once the title is lifted on Sunday 11 June.

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Fri, 09 Jun 2017 02:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Europeans make semi-final date]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=europeans-make-semi-final-date-2892985.htmlAn intense pair of quarter-finals saw an all-European affair get teed up in the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 semi-finals as England and Italy fought their way into the final four.

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Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Returning Dimarco lifts Italy into new territory]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=returning-dimarco-lifts-italy-into-new-territory-2892984.htmlAfter spending almost four games starved of one of their principle talents, Italy have been given a timely shot in the arm with the arrival of Federico Dimarco – one that has sent them into a first FIFA U-20 World Cup semi-final.

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Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Ten-man Italy edge Zambia, advance to semis]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275956/match=300367060/match-report.htmlTen-man Italy beat Zambia 3-2 after extra-time in a thrilling encounter to advance to the semi-finals of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

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Mon, 05 Jun 2017 11:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Chambeshi: Football is about making history]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=chambeshi-football-is-about-making-history-leaving-your-name-2892574.htmlWith Zambia set to compete in their first ever FIFA U-20 World Cup quarter-final, coach Beston Chambeshi recalls his own Korean last-eight experience and looks ahead to their clash with Italy.

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Sun, 04 Jun 2017 05:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Uruguay, England, Zambia dance into last eight]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=zambia-dance-into-last-eight-england-enjoy-sweet-success-2891534.htmlWed, 31 May 2017 17:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Thriller sees Zambia into last eight]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275958/match=300367081/match-report.htmlZambia survived a heart-stopping encounter to see off Germany 4-3 after extra-time to progress to their first FIFA U-20 World Cup quarter-final.

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Wed, 31 May 2017 14:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Zambia's drumming pastor]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=zambia-s-drumming-pastor-2890301.htmlWhile Zambia have been a blast of raw attacking energy at the FIFA U-20 World Cup so far, they have been able to rely on an extra dose being injected via a particularly committed fan in the stands.

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Tue, 30 May 2017 03:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Dramatic climaxes and progression sealed]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=dramatic-climaxes-and-progression-sealed-2889704.htmlOn the penultimate night of FIFA U-20 World Cup group stage action a glut of teams from Group C and D ensured their names will stay among the contenders as dramatic climaxes sealed progress and heartbreak.

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Sat, 27 May 2017 15:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Dramatic passage clinched by Los Ticos ]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367050/match-report.htmlCosta Rica survived a dramatic finale to reach the FIFA U-20 World Cup Round of 16 after they earned a 1-0 win over Group C table-toppers Zambia.

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Sat, 27 May 2017 11:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Continental champions stay strong, Italy revived]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=continental-champions-stay-strong-italy-revived-2887578.htmlWed, 24 May 2017 17:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Banda out to eclipse Zambia's past heroes ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=banda-out-to-eclipse-zambia-s-past-heroes-2887545.htmlFIFA.com spoke with Zambia midfielder Emmanuel Banda after their 4-2 win over Iran in their second Group C match at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.]]>Wed, 24 May 2017 16:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Zambia through after stunning fightback]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367070/match-report.htmlA breath-taking revival by Zambia saw them move into the next round of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, coming from two down to beat Iran 4-2.

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Wed, 24 May 2017 10:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Dalot targeting back-to-back golden summers]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=dalot-targeting-back-to-back-golden-summers-2886251.htmlHaving triumphed in Europe last year at U-17 level, Portugal's hotly-tipped full-back Diogo Dalot is confident they can bounce back from defeat to Zambia and challenge for FIFA U-20 World Cup honours.

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Tue, 23 May 2017 06:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Narrow wins the order of the day]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=narrow-wins-the-order-of-the-day-2885539.htmlLike day one of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, day two saw not a single draw, with the first four games in Groups C and D all producing decisive results.

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Sun, 21 May 2017 16:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Roll up for the Fashion show]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=roll-up-for-the-fashion-show-2885505.htmlAfter playing a key role in getting Zambia's FIFA U-20 World Cup off to a winning start, Fashion Sakala spoke to FIFA.com on humble beginnings and big aspirations.

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Sun, 21 May 2017 14:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Chilufya, Sakala see off Portugal]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367072/match-report.htmlZambia came out on top in an intriguing tussle with Portugal to get the edge in FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 Group C, winning 2-1.

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Sun, 21 May 2017 07:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Korea Republic primed for big kick-off]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=With the waiting almost over ahead of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, let FIFA.com whet your appetite for what is in store as 24 teams battle it out to lift the trophy on 11 June.

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Wed, 17 May 2017 23:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[How to follow the FIFA U-20 World Cup]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=how-to-follow-the-fifa-u-20-world-cup-2884089.htmlThe FIFA U-20 World Cup action gets going on the 20 May, but how will you be able to keep up with the excitement at Korea Republic 2017? Do not worry, as FIFA.com will have you covered wherever you are.

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Wed, 17 May 2017 06:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Korea Republic 2017 in numbers]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=korea-republic-2017-in-numbers-2884020.htmlWith just a couple of days to go until the latest FIFA U-20 World Cup, FIFA.com takes a statistical look at Korea Republic 2017 and the tournament's history.

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Tue, 16 May 2017 08:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Champions forged and stars ignited]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=champions-forged-and-stars-ignited-2883934.htmlWith kick off at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 fast approaching, we take a look back on some of the stars to have emerged from the tournament over its 40-year history.

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Mon, 15 May 2017 12:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Alcaraz: Beat Zambia and we have a chance]]>/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=alcaraz-beat-zambia-and-we-have-a-chance-2883840.htmlLes Fennecs.]]>Sun, 14 May 2017 10:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Squads set for Korea Republic unveiled]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=squads-set-for-korea-republic-unveiled-2883621.htmlThu, 11 May 2017 10:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Mwape blending African, European educations]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=4/news=mwape-blending-african-european-educations-2879351.htmlZambia's Mumba Mwape talks getting a global education from travelling the world, as well as studying stars from the past on YouTube, ahead of going to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

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Thu, 13 Apr 2017 14:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[FIFA awards 2017-2018 media rights for sub-Saharan Africa]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=3/news=fifa-awards-2017-2018-media-rights-for-sub-saharan-africa-2878204.htmlFollowing an open tender process for 42 territories in sub-Saharan Africa, FIFA has granted media rights for 2017-2018 –including the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup – to five major broadcasting entities in the region.

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Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:00:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=TVKind=Release
<![CDATA[Korea Republic set to enjoy U-20 taster tournament]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=korea-republic-set-to-enjoy-u-20-taster-tournament-2876393.htmlFri, 17 Mar 2017 14:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Reactions as path to glory drawn in Suwon]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=reactions-as-path-to-glory-drawn-in-suwon-2876168.htmlAfter drama in the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 Official Draw, we sought out some of the onlooking coaches to get their reaction to their respective groups, as well as running the rule over what awaits the tournament's nearing kick off.

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Wed, 15 Mar 2017 10:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Hosts Korea Republic to play Guinea in FIFA U-20 World Cup opener]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=hosts-korea-republic-to-play-guinea-in-fifa-u-20-world-cup-opener-2876063.htmlWed, 15 Mar 2017 07:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[RELIVE: Watch the Korea Republic 2017 draw on FIFA.com]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=watch-the-korea-republic-2017-draw-on-fifa-com-2875703.htmlA major milestone on the road to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 took place with the Official Draw showing the path to glory. You can relive it here.

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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 10:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Zambia crowned U-20 kings of Africa]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=zambia-crowned-u-20-kings-of-africa-2875938.htmlZambia led the charge as the final names made their way into the hat for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 draw, with Senegal, Guinea and South Africa following from an exciting CAF U-20 Africa Cup of Nations.

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Mon, 13 Mar 2017 19:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Senegal and South Africa complete Korea Republic 2017 line-up]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=3/news=zambia-stamp-ticket-to-korea-republic-2869049.htmlSat, 04 Mar 2017 16:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Eight CAF hopefuls do battle for four berths ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=eight-caf-hopefuls-do-battle-for-four-berths-2868532.htmlThe semi-finalists of the CAF U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Zambia will each earn a place at May's FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017. FIFA.com looks ahead to the action. 

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Sat, 25 Feb 2017 10:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Kalaba: Zambia will give it their best shot]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=kalaba-zambia-will-give-it-their-best-shot-2852564.htmlFri, 18 Nov 2016 00:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Nigeria, Egypt seize inside track]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=nigeria-egypt-seize-inside-track-2850198.htmlFIFA.com reviews the action.]]>Mon, 14 Nov 2016 07:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Africa's giants wrestle for control]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nigeria will host Algeria and South Africa take on Senegal in just two of the mouth-watering clashes set to light up Africa this weekend in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying.

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Thu, 10 Nov 2016 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA['Brazilians' overcome the odds in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/archive/japan2016/news/newsid=2845881/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Black Stars held, Super Eagles off to a flying start]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=black-stars-held-super-eagles-off-to-a-flying-start-2842248.htmlFIFA.com looks back at an action-packed first match day in the group phase of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Africa.]]>Sun, 09 Oct 2016 23:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Nigeria's English-flavoured attack]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=nigeria-s-english-flavoured-attack-2841040.htmlSat, 08 Oct 2016 08:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers - Africa<![CDATA[African rivals set for group-stage challenge]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=african-rivals-set-for-group-stage-challenge-2839420.htmlTue, 04 Oct 2016 05:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Sensational semis in Africa]]>/live-scores/cafchampionsleague/news/newsid/283/675/4/index.htmlMon, 26 Sep 2016 07:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Orange CAF Champions League 2016 <![CDATA[Sundowns look for home boost]]>/live-scores/cafchampionsleague/news/newsid/283/590/5/index.htmlFri, 23 Sep 2016 04:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Orange CAF Champions League 2016 <![CDATA[Zamalek put one foot in final]]>/live-scores/cafchampionsleague/news/newsid/283/474/2/index.htmlMon, 19 Sep 2016 04:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Orange CAF Champions League 2016