<![CDATA[FIFA.com - Organisation - Football Development]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 21 Nov 2017 11:43:00 GMTTue, 21 Nov 2017 12:01:50 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Forlan: U-17 finals will bring good things to Uruguay]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=11/news=forlan-u-17-finals-will-bring-good-things-to-uruguay-2920733.htmlDiego Forlan spoke to FIFA.com about the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018 and his hopes for the hosts and women's football in South America after attending the tournament's emblem launch. 

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:43:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Much-travelled Falkon intent on helping Israel fly high]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=much-travelled-falkon-intent-on-helping-israel-fly-high-2920729.htmlIsrael midfielder Lee Falkon tells FIFA.com about her ambitions for women's football in her homeland, diverse experiences playing abroad and the day she scored her nation's most memorable goal.

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019
<![CDATA[Women's World Cup race resumes in Europe]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=women-s-world-cup-race-resumes-in-europe-2920671.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at some of the early movers in Europe and some upcoming fixtures to look forward to.]]>Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019<![CDATA[Torrejon: I hope we can host a World Cup one day]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=torrejon-i-hope-we-can-host-a-world-cup-one-day-2920612.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Spain's captain Marta Torrejon, with the Barcelona defender hoping to lead her country to the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019.

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Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019
<![CDATA[Uruguay 2018: More than just an emblem launch]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=11/news=uruguay-2018-more-than-just-an-emblem-launch-2920579.htmlFri, 17 Nov 2017 13:29:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Match officials appointed for the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=11/news=match-officials-appointed-for-the-fifa-club-world-cup-uae-2017-2918588.htmlFIFA’s Referees Committee has announced the match officials who will be in charge at the forthcoming FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017.

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Tue, 07 Nov 2017 14:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
<![CDATA[Trailblazing Kerr eyes new heights for Scotland]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=trailblazing-kerr-eyes-new-heights-for-scotland-2918318.htmlShelley Kerr, who left a coaching role in men's football to become new manager of Scotland's women's team, speaks to FIFA.com about her plans for the future of the team and World Cup ambitions. 

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Tue, 31 Oct 2017 09:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019
<![CDATA[Historic milestone for Somali football]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-tournaments/news/y=2017/m=10/news=historic-milestone-for-somali-football-2917367.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 27 Oct 2017 07:26:00 GMTArea=Member AssociationSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[W-League celebrates birthday with new highs]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=10/news=w-league-celebrates-birthday-with-new-highs-2917622.htmlThu, 26 Oct 2017 06:35:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Busacca on female refereeing: India is a big step forward]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=busacca-on-female-refereeing-india-is-a-big-step-forward-2916814.htmlMon, 23 Oct 2017 12:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Libertadores crown returns to Brazil]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=10/news=libertadores-crown-returns-to-brazil-2916654.htmlMon, 23 Oct 2017 07:15:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Application process now open for the FIFA Master 19th edition (2018-2019) postgraduate course]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=10/news=application-process-now-open-for-the-fifa-master-19th-edition-2018-201-2915918.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 17:37:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News<![CDATA[Future is now for female referees]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=10/news=future-is-now-for-female-referees-2914808.htmlIf you watched the hugely entertaining encounter between Japan and New Caledonia at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, you may not have noticed the referee. And that’s exactly the way she likes it.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 05:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=RefereeingKind=News
<![CDATA[First female referee to officiate at FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=first-female-referee-to-officiate-at-fifa-u-17-world-cup-india-2017-2913758.htmlIn line with FIFA’s objective to further develop women’s football, a new milestone has been achieved in India as Esther Staubli is set to become the first female referee to officiate a men’s match at the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017.]]>Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:02:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=RefereeingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Women’s Football experts join FIFA in developing new pilot projects]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=10/news=women-s-football-experts-join-fifa-in-developing-new-pilot-projects-2910268.htmlFri, 06 Oct 2017 14:20:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Pioneering Herrera cherishing a Libertadores dream]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=10/news=pioneering-herrera-cherishing-a-libertadores-dream-2910125.htmlAlejandra Herrera is set to be the first player from El Salvador to feature in the Women's Copa Libertadores. We caught up with her to talk making history and taking on the continent's best with River Plate.

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Mon, 02 Oct 2017 20:00:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine achieves global success]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=fifa-diploma-in-football-medicine-achieves-global-success-2909701.htmlA year and a half after its launch, the FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine is proving a real success story, with almost 25,000 users and 1,200 to have obtained a certificate for completing the whole course.

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Thu, 28 Sep 2017 10:03:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News
<![CDATA[Trio through to Uruguay as Korea DPR retain title ]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=trio-through-to-uruguay-as-korea-dpr-retain-title-2909036.htmlSun, 24 Sep 2017 09:16:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Japan complete Asian trio headed to Uruguay 2018]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=japan-complete-asian-trio-headed-to-uruguay-2018-2909040.htmlJapan edged China PR 1-0 in the match for third place at the AFC U-16 Women's Championship Thailand 2017 to become the third and final representative from Asia to qualify for next year's FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Uruguay.

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Sat, 23 Sep 2017 17:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Matildas headline milestone week Down Under]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=matildas-headline-milestone-month-down-under-2908785.htmlThu, 21 Sep 2017 08:18:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[England manager Sampson leaves post]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=england-manager-sampson-leaves-post-2908730.htmlWed, 20 Sep 2017 18:15:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Korea DPR, Korea Republic book tickets to Uruguay 2018]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=korea-dpr-korea-republic-book-tickets-to-uruguay-2018-2908741.htmlKorea DPR and Korea Republic have advanced to the AFC U-16 Women's Asian Championship final, securing their places at next year's FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018. 

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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:48:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[No surprises as big guns make strong starts ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=no-surprises-as-big-guns-make-strong-starts-2908512.htmlWed, 20 Sep 2017 11:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019<![CDATA[Lloyd: France will be an ideal stage]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=lloyd-france-will-be-an-ideal-stage-2908237.htmlUSA's Carli Lloyd looks at the past, present and future of women's football with FIFA.com as the countdown to the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019 begins in earnest.]]>Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Memorable moments: Lloyd lets rip from halfway]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moments-lloyd-lets-rip-from-halfway-2907915.htmlMon, 18 Sep 2017 15:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Memorable moment: Chastain's celebration]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moment-chastain-s-celebration-2907572.htmlSun, 17 Sep 2017 14:43:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Hamm: France can set a new standard]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=hamm-france-can-set-a-new-standard-2908211.htmlFIFA.com about her illustrious career and the next Women’s World Cup in France.]]>Sun, 17 Sep 2017 11:22:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Doorsoun: We'll bounce back]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=doorsoun-we-ll-bounce-back-2908165.htmlFIFA.com ​speaks to Sara Doorsoun about her path into the Germany women's national team and her hopes and dreams for the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019.]]>Sat, 16 Sep 2017 12:38:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Memorable moment: Wambach’s historic header]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moment-wambach-s-historic-header-2907918.htmlWe remember Abby Wambach's incredible header against Brazil in the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup quarter-final.

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Sat, 16 Sep 2017 10:48:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Memorable moment: Sawa comes to Japan’s rescue]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moment-sawa-comes-to-japan-s-rescue-2907914.htmlAs the world of football counts down to the reveal of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ official emblem and slogan – in Paris on 19 September – we are counting down the 10 Most Memorable Moments in FIFA Women’s World Cup history. Our latest focuses on Japan legend Homare Sawa's performance in 2011.

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:41:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Japan’s young and old guard united in their dreams]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=japan-s-young-and-old-guard-united-in-their-dreams-2908183.htmlWe asked one Japan's current leading lights, Saki Kumagai, and one of their up and coming stars, Mami Ueno, to look back on arguably the greatest moment in Japanese football history: their triumph in the final of Germany 2011.

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:59:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Castellanos casts her eye towards France]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=castellanos-casts-her-eye-towards-france-2907906.htmlWith two massive dates set in her diary for the next couple of years, Deyna Castellanos - one of the rising stars of the women's game - is dead set on finding success in France on the world stage.

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:19:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Memorable moment: Nia Kunzer's goal for the ages]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moment-nia-kunzer-s-goal-for-the-ages-2907913.htmlGolden Goals were a dramatic feature during their decade in the game but few can top Nia Kunzer's, who scored the final one ever to clinch Germany the FIFA Women's World Cup in 2003.

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 14:24:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Chelsea's Hayes talks coaching, influences and The Best]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=9/news=chelsea-s-hayes-talks-coaching-influences-and-the-best-2907573.htmlEmma Hayes, the Chelsea Ladies manager nominated for The Best FIFA Women's Coach award, speaks to FIFA.com about her passion for the job, the coaches she most admires and why London is a fitting host for the awards ceremony.

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 12:53:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Coach of the Year - Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[Kunzer: France play technically wonderful football ]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=kunzer-france-play-technically-wonderful-football-2907789.htmlAs the world of football counts down to the reveal of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 official emblem and slogan – in Paris on 19 September – FIFA.com interviews 2003 World Cup winner with Germany Nia Kunzer.

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 07:51:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Memorable moment: Marta magic]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moment-marta-magic-2907675.htmlAs we build towards the unveiling of the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019 official emblem we are counting down the tournament's most memorable moments. Marta starred in one of the most outstanding individual performances in tournament history at China 2007. 

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Wed, 13 Sep 2017 15:06:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[European nations vie for France 2019 slots]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=european-nations-vie-for-france-2019-slots-2907740.htmlFIFA.com looks ahead to the first two rounds of European qualifying matches for the FIFA Women’s World Cup™, with the continent's giants all set to enter the fray and begin battling it out for the eight available places.

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Wed, 13 Sep 2017 08:32:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Memorable moment: Kelly's kiss]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moment-kelly-s-kiss-2907509.htmlContinuing our countdown of the 10 Most Memorable Moments in FIFA Women’s World Cup history, we look back to Kelly Smith's brace against Japan and boot-kissing celebration at China 2007.

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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 14:14:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Scott: I can already picture France 2019]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=scott-i-can-already-picture-france-2019-2907512.htmlTue, 12 Sep 2017 06:24:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Sissi: France 2019 will be a high-level tournament]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=sissi-france-2019-will-be-a-high-level-tournament-2907519.htmlBrazil legend Sissi speaks to FIFA.com about the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup and her role in selecting the nominees for The Best FIFA Women's Player award.

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Mon, 11 Sep 2017 15:02:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Memorable moment: Sissi's golden goal]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moment-sissi-s-golden-goal-2907473.htmlMon, 11 Sep 2017 14:24:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Memorable moment: Riise fires Norway to glory]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moment-riise-fires-norway-to-glory-2907397.htmlSun, 10 Sep 2017 15:27:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Trezeguet: French fans are really going to get behind Les Bleues]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=trezeguet-french-fans-are-really-going-to-get-behind-les-bleues-2907468.htmlSun, 10 Sep 2017 09:07:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[LeBlanc: There will never be another moment like this]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=leblanc-there-will-never-be-another-moment-like-this-2907398.htmlSat, 09 Sep 2017 18:26:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Memorable moment: The brace that clinched the inaugural crown]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moment-the-brace-that-clinched-the-inaugural-crown-2907455.htmlAs we build towards the unveiling of the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019 official emblem we are counting down the tournament's most memorable moments. First up, Michelle Akers's final brace to clinch the first title.

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Sat, 09 Sep 2017 14:35:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[French adventure firing Ferral’s dreams]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=french-adventure-firing-ferral-s-dreams-2907426.htmlFri, 08 Sep 2017 20:53:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Somalia to enjoy first floodlit game for 30 years]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-tournaments/news/y=2017/m=9/news=somalia-to-enjoy-first-floodlit-game-for-30-years-2907420.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 08 Sep 2017 12:33:00 GMTArea=Member AssociationSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[World champions Korea DPR target Asian treble]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=world-champions-korea-dpr-target-asian-treble-2907338.htmlAsia's three berths at next year’s FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Uruguay will be determined at the upcoming AFC U-16 Women's Championship, with world champions Korea DPR among the title hopefuls.

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Fri, 08 Sep 2017 08:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018 Host Cities announced]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=fifa-u-20-women-s-world-cup-france-2018-host-cities-announced-2907335.htmlThe four official Host Cities of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 have been announced, with the tournament set to grace Concarneau, Dinan/Léhon, Saint-Malo and Vannes in Brittany.

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Thu, 07 Sep 2017 14:08:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Powell: France will put on a fantastic tournament]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=powell-france-will-put-on-a-fantastic-tournament-2906886.html

FIFA.com sat down with former England manager Hope Powell, who looks ahead to the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 and reveals why she believes the gap between the traditional heavyweights and the rest has narrowed. 

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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 07:36:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Diacre takes over as France women's coach]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=8/news=diacre-le-nouveau-guide-des-bleues-2905854-2905936.htmlThe French national women's team has a new coach after Corinne Diacre was appointed to replace Olivier Echouafni on Wednesday. 

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Wed, 30 Aug 2017 16:50:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News