<![CDATA[FIFA.com - FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015 - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 28 Jul 2015 10:57:00 GMTWed, 29 Jul 2015 23:40:36 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Madjer's volley voted best goal on the beach]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=madjer-s-volley-voted-best-goal-on-the-beach-2668147.htmlTue, 28 Jul 2015 10:57:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Vote for your Goal of the Tournament!]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=vote-for-your-goal-of-the-tournament-2666508.htmlThe FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015 has left us with many impressive goals that will last long in the memory. But which one is the best of all? Check out the selection of 12 great goals and choose the one that has been, in your opinion, the very best.

]]>
Tue, 21 Jul 2015 17:34:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Madjer: I'll be proud to represent Portugal and beach soccer ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=madjer-i-ll-be-proud-to-represent-portugal-and-beach-soccer-2666553.htmlFIFA.com about this latest honour.]]>Tue, 21 Jul 2015 10:08:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Portugal end ten-year wait amid new highs on sand]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=portugal-end-ten-year-wait-amid-new-highs-on-sand-2666518.htmlTue, 21 Jul 2015 03:32:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Beach bawl]]>http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2015/m=7/news=beach-bawl-2666369.htmlFIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's showcases the passion of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.]]>Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:43:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Super Snap Kind=News<![CDATA[Taiarui: It's recognition for the way we play]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=taiarui-it-s-recognition-for-the-way-we-play-2666294.htmlMon, 20 Jul 2015 01:24:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Madjer: There’s more to come from us]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=madjer-there-s-more-to-come-from-us-2666292.htmlSun, 19 Jul 2015 23:54:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Taiarui and Moran strike gold]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=taiarui-and-moran-strike-gold-2666263.htmlSun, 19 Jul 2015 22:00:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Portugal claim historic trophy win]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273815/match=300318426/match-report.htmlPortugal have won their first FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, delighting the home crowd in Espinho with a 5-3 win over Tahiti.

]]>
Sun, 19 Jul 2015 19:36:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Russia bounce back to grab third]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273817/match=300318439/match-report.htmlRussia bounced back from their semi-final defeat to convincingly claim third place in the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup with a 5-2 win over Italy.

]]>
Sun, 19 Jul 2015 18:03:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Portuguese spirit wins through as Tahiti make history]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=portuguese-spirit-wins-through-as-tahiti-make-history-2666046.htmlSat, 18 Jul 2015 23:21:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Hosts into final, end Russia's defence]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273819/match=300318440/match-report.htmlPortugal booked their place in the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup final with a 4-2 win, ending Russia's bid to win three straight titles.

]]>
Sat, 18 Jul 2015 19:50:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Penalty drama sees Tahiti into maiden final]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273819/match=300318427/match-report.htmlTahiti edged their way into their first ever FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup after winning 3-1 on penalties, following a keenly contested 6-6 draw with Italy.

]]>
Sat, 18 Jul 2015 18:29:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Shortlist for adidas Golden Ball and adidas Golden Glove announced]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=anuncian-los-candidatos-al-balon-y-guante-de-oro-adidas-2665912.htmlThe Technical Study Group for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015 has released the list of contenders for the adidas Golden Ball and adidas Golden Glove respectively. 

]]>
Sat, 18 Jul 2015 13:16:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Zurlo, Italy’s goalscorer and hairdresser supreme]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=zurlo-italy-s-goalscorer-and-hairdresser-supreme-2665795.htmlAzzurra attack by scoring seven goals in four matches in his maiden world finals, but the 27-year-old has also become the team’s barber.]]>Fri, 17 Jul 2015 16:55:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Quartet target final slots]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=quartet-target-final-slots-2665778.htmlFri, 17 Jul 2015 16:46:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Russia and the art of the set-piece]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=russia-and-the-art-of-the-set-piece-2665763.htmlFri, 17 Jul 2015 11:22:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Two towers in defence and a third lung in the stands]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/newsid=2665765/index.htmlFri, 17 Jul 2015 11:20:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[European trio win through with Tahiti]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=european-trio-win-through-with-tahiti-2665689.htmlThe semi-final line-up at Portugal 2015 was decided on a thrilling Thursday afternoon in Espinho, with Russia teeing up an intriguing tie with hosts Portugal and Italy booking a last-four slot against Tahiti. FIFA.com reviews all the quarter-final action.

]]>
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 22:15:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Tahiti edge Iran, meet Italy in semis]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273821/match=300318424/match-report.htmlTahiti defeated Iran 5-4 in a closely-fought, back-and-forth quarter-final in Espinho to set up a meeting with Italy in the semi-finals at Portugal 2015.

]]>
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 19:49:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Dramatic late goal sees Italy through]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273821/match=300318438/match-report.htmlGroup B winners Italy needed a late Emmanuele Zurlo goal to get past challengers Japan 3-2 in the quarter-finals, to set up a meeting in the last four with Tahiti. 

 

 

]]>
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 18:12:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Madjer magic puts Portugal into semis]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273821/match=300318423/match-report.htmlHosts Portugal booked their place in the semi-finals of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup after they coasted past Switzerland 7-3, in part thanks to a sublime Madjer hat-trick.

]]>
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 16:46:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Russia triumph in clash of champions]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273821/match=300318425/match-report.htmlRussia dramatically triumphed 6-5 after extra time in a thrilling battle between the holders and four-time champions Brazil in the first of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015 quarter-finals.

]]>
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 15:24:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Russia's new additions keep the faith]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=russia-s-new-additions-keep-the-faith-2664800.htmlGoalkeeper Ivan Ostrovskii and defender Artur Paporotnyi are the only two players on Russia's Portugal 2015 squad that were not selected for Tahiti 2013, but they believe they can be a part of another title-winning side in Espinho. 

]]>
Wed, 15 Jul 2015 15:48:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Goalkeepers, the first line of attack]]>http://www.fifa.com/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 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Alan: Portugal believes in us]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=alan-there-s-life-in-these-legs-yet-2664506.htmlWed, 15 Jul 2015 05:19:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Brazil and Iran safely through, Tahiti end Russia's run]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=brazil-and-iran-safely-through-tahiti-end-russia-s-run-2664523.htmlThe reigning world champions were shocked and eight qualified nations learned the fate that awaits them in the quarter-finals. FIFA.com reviews another enthralling day on the sands of Espinho.

]]>
Tue, 14 Jul 2015 21:45:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[A mutual affection of a special kind]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=a-mutual-affection-of-a-special-kind-2664447.htmlTue, 14 Jul 2015 20:14:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Rodrigo-inspired Brazil beat and eliminate Spain]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273823/match=300318429/match-report.htmlTue, 14 Jul 2015 18:37:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Paraguay and Moran go home on a high]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273823/match=300318422/match-report.htmlTue, 14 Jul 2015 17:12:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Tahiti see off Russia to top group]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273823/match=300318421/match-report.htmlTahiti surprised reigning FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup champions Russia with a 7-6 win which saw them top Group D with the Pacific island nation triumphing in a topsy-turvy game that saw a goal each from the sides' goalkeepers.

]]>
Tue, 14 Jul 2015 15:47:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Iran clinch quarters spot, Mexico head home]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273823/match=300318430/match-report.htmlIran held off a spirited Mexican fightback to win their Group C clash 3-2 and secure a place in the knockout stages, eliminating Mexico in the process.

]]>
Tue, 14 Jul 2015 14:09:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Argentina’s Hilaire boys take stock]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=argentina-s-hilaire-boys-take-stock-2664289.htmlTue, 14 Jul 2015 12:16:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Schirinzi steps up to the plate for Switzerland]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=schirinzi-steps-up-to-the-plate-for-switzerland-2664270.htmlTue, 14 Jul 2015 12:14:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Portugal, Japan win through to quarters]]>http://www.fifa.com/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. 

]]>
Mon, 13 Jul 2015 22:12:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Italy win group after defeating Swiss]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273823/match=300318415/match-report.htmlMon, 13 Jul 2015 18:48:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Japan hold off Senegal fightback to progress]]>http://www.fifa.com/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. 

]]>
Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:07:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Portugal progress, eliminate Argentina]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273823/match=300318409/match-report.htmlHosts Portugal reached the quarter-finals of the 2015 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup with an emphatic 7-2 victory over Argentina in Espinho, with seasoned campaigners Madjer and Alan guiding the side through to the knockout stages.

]]>
Mon, 13 Jul 2015 15:40:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Oman overwhelm Ticos for maiden win]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273823/match=300318428/match-report.htmlMon, 13 Jul 2015 14:10:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Experience paying off for Nico and Spain]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=experience-paying-off-for-nico-and-spain-2663723.htmlFIFA.com hears from Spain coach Joaquin Alonso and seven-time Beach Soccer World Cup stalwart Nico speak about the over-30s in their squad and the upcoming match against Brazil.]]>Mon, 13 Jul 2015 10:28:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Tahiti all smiles in Portugal]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=tahiti-all-smiles-in-portugal-2663726.htmlMon, 13 Jul 2015 10:27:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Russia and Tahiti march on]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=russia-and-tahiti-march-on-2663640.htmlRussia and Tahiti both secured spots in the quarter-finals, while Brazil moved to the brink of a place in the next round after a close match with Iran. FIFA.com looks back on another memorable day at Portugal 2015.

]]>
Sun, 12 Jul 2015 22:31:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Brazil edge valiant Iran]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273823/match=300318420/match-report.htmlSun, 12 Jul 2015 18:49:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Tahiti hold off Paraguay to advance]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273823/match=300318435/match-report.htmlTahiti advanced to the last-eight of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015 with a 7-5 victory over Paraguay in Group D. 

]]>
Sun, 12 Jul 2015 17:24:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Russia close on quarters, Barea on brink]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273823/match=300318434/match-report.htmlFIFA Beach Soccer World Cup holders Russia held off a fightback from minnows Madagascar to close on the quarter-finals and continue their quest to retain the title.

]]>
Sun, 12 Jul 2015 15:42:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Spain see off Mexico for knockout hope]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273823/match=300318431/match-report.htmlSpain picked up their first victory of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015, in a tight 3-1 win over Mexico in Espinho.

]]>
Sun, 12 Jul 2015 14:04:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[N'Diaye: I can't remember any saves]]>http://www.fifa.com/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 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[World Cup worth the sacrifice for Costa Rica's Johnson]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=world-cup-worth-the-sacrifice-for-costa-rica-s-johnson-2663518.htmlAlthough Costa Rica have been eliminated from Portugal 2015, nothing has crushed Danny Johnson's spirits, who has still set his sights on making history for his country. 

]]>
Sun, 12 Jul 2015 10:49:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[European duo through as hosts trip up]]>http://www.fifa.com/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.

]]>
Sat, 11 Jul 2015 21:25:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015
<![CDATA[Russia eye next round, pressure on Spain]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=russia-eye-next-round-pressure-on-spain-2663245.htmlFIFA.com ​previews the second round of matches in Groups C and D of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015 which promise, for the most part, to be both tight and highly charged.]]>Sat, 11 Jul 2015 19:10:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015<![CDATA[Swiss see off Tico comeback to progress]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/matches/round=273823/match=300318416/match-report.htmlSwitzerland saw off Costa Rica 4-3 to secure passage to the 2015 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup quarter-finals, thanks to goals from Dejan Stankovic, Noel Ott, Stephan Leu and Philipp Borer.

]]>
Sat, 11 Jul 2015 18:40:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015