<![CDATA[FIFA.com - Organisation - Football Development]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 23 Sep 2017 17:30:00 GMTSat, 23 Sep 2017 18:31:32 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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 ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 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[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
<![CDATA[Developing football: Confederations meet with FIFA]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=8/news=developing-football-confederations-meet-with-fifa-2905724.htmlTechnical Directors from each of the six confederations have visited FIFA, discussing development strategy, the FIFA Forward Programmme and allowing them to share best practices on growing the game.

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Tue, 29 Aug 2017 10:22:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News
<![CDATA[Muzikova: A great step towards a better future ]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=8/news=muzikova-a-great-step-towards-a-better-future-2905352.htmlThe Czech Republic Football Association has created a special recruitment programme to raise awareness of women's football and to increase the number of active female players.

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Fri, 25 Aug 2017 10:36:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Mittag announces international retirement ]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=8/news=anja-mittag-announces-international-retirement-2905058.htmlFIFA Women’s World Cup China 2007 winner Anja Mittag has today announced her retirement from the German women’s national team.

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Tue, 22 Aug 2017 16:04:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[New Zealand dominate to maintain perfect record]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=8/news=new-zealand-dominate-to-maintain-perfect-record-2904847.htmlFIFA.com reviews the Oceania qualifiers for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018 as New Zealand maintained their long-standing regional dominance.]]>Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:44:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[32 years of USWNT glory]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=8/news=32-years-of-uswnt-glory-2904417.htmlOn the anniversary of their first ever international match, FIFA.com looks back at the success of the USA women's national team in five moments.

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:34:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[New Zealand ease their way to Uruguay 2018]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=8/news=new-zealand-ease-their-way-to-uruguay-2018-2904611.htmlFri, 18 Aug 2017 06:46:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Women’s football tackling big issues in India]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=8/news=women-s-football-tackling-big-issues-in-india-2904396.htmlWed, 16 Aug 2017 14:35:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Borrello 2.0: The Reconstruction]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=8/news=borrello-2-0-the-reconstruction-2903787.htmlCarlos Borrello made his return to the national team in early July 2017 after serving as head coach of the Albiceleste from 2003 to 2012, and he tells FIFA.com about the rebuilding process him and his team are leading in order to get the national team at the top in South America.

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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 16:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Prolific Nguyen eyes global debut with Vietnam]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=8/news=prolific-nguyen-eyes-global-debut-with-vietnam-2903139.htmlWed, 09 Aug 2017 01:29:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Northern Ireland looking to cement legacy ]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=8/news=northern-ireland-looking-to-cement-legacy-2903159.htmlAhead of the Women's Under-19 EURO in Northern Ireland, FIFA.com speaks exclusively with tournament director Sara Booth and head coach Alfie Wylie about how the competition can leave a lasting legacy on the women's game in the country. 

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Tue, 08 Aug 2017 07:06:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Changing of the guard in Europe as Netherlands triumph]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=8/news=changing-of-the-guard-in-europe-as-netherlands-triumph-2903162.html

If there is one conclusion to be drawn from the UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 in the Netherlands that ended on Sunday, it is that the balance of power in Europe has now shifted. FIFA.com reviews the action that saw the hosts emerge victorious.

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Mon, 07 Aug 2017 10:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=NewsTournament=UEFA European Women's Championship Netherlands 2017
<![CDATA[Netherlands win wild final to be crowned European champions]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=8/news=netherlands-win-wild-final-to-be-crowned-european-champions-2903061.htmlThe Netherlands beat Denmark 4-2 in the UEFA Women’s EURO Netherlands 2017 Final to be crowned European champions for the first time, in front of a record Dutch attendance for women’s football of 28,182.

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Sun, 06 Aug 2017 17:55:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=NewsTournament=UEFA European Women's Championship Netherlands 2017
<![CDATA[Hosts, Danes rejoice as final two decided ]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=8/news=final-two-decided-2902873.htmlDenmark and the Netherlands will contest the final of the UEFA Women’s EURO on Sunday 6 August after recording semi-final victories against Austria and England, respectively, on Thursday.

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Thu, 03 Aug 2017 22:13:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Road to Uruguay 2018 begins in Oceania]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=8/news=road-to-uruguay-2018-begins-in-oceania-2902728.htmlLess than ten months after Korea DPR defeated Japan to win their second FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, qualification is about to commence for the 2018 edition of the tournament, starting with the OFC U-16 Women’s Championship.

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Thu, 03 Aug 2017 07:45:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Gael Angoula: a life in six chapters]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=gael-angoula-a-life-in-six-chapters-2902308.htmlFIFA.com about his remarkable career journey.]]>Tue, 01 Aug 2017 08:00:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=RefereeingKind=News<![CDATA[Abily bids adieu to Les Bleues]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=abily-bids-adieu-to-les-bleues-2902647.htmlLes Bleues legend Camille Abily has called time on her international career, having won the last of her 183 caps during France's UEFA Women's EURO 2017 defeat to England.]]>Mon, 31 Jul 2017 16:35:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Shocks aplenty as big guns toppled]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=shocks-aplenty-as-big-guns-toppled-2902614.htmlHistory was made everywhere you looked as England, Denmark and Austria made it into the semi-finals of the UEFA Women's EURO 2017.

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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 11:51:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Hosts Netherlands reach Women's EURO semis ]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=hosts-dutch-reach-women-s-euro-semis-2902330.htmlSat, 29 Jul 2017 21:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=NewsTournament=UEFA European Women's Championship Netherlands 2017<![CDATA[Tournament of surprises enters knockout stages]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=7/news=tournament-of-surprises-enters-knockout-stages-2902229.htmlThe UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 in The Netherlands has reached the end of the group stage and FIFA.com takes a look back at the tournament so far.

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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:07:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=NewsTournament=UEFA European Women's Championship Netherlands 2017