<![CDATA[FIFA.com - Organisation - Football Development]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 04 Dec 2016 10:08:00 GMTSun, 04 Dec 2016 12:54:15 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Rising participation figures and inspiration for leaders]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=rising-participation-figures-and-inspiration-for-leaders-2857462.htmlFIFA.com takes a look back at the Live Your Goals activities of the past month, when young girls put their ball skills to the test at festivals in locations as diverse as Singapore, Uruguay, Palestine and India.

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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 10:08:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News
<![CDATA[ When Lloyd sealed Final hat-trick from halfway]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=12/news=when-lloyd-sealed-final-hat-trick-from-halfway-2857337.htmlUSA midfielder Carli Lloyd relives her already historic moment of sealing a hat-trick in the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final from the halfway line with FIFA.com.

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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 21:19:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: November 2016]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=women-s-round-up-november-2016-2857259.htmlThu, 01 Dec 2016 11:39:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Title fight for Nigeria & Cameroon as EURO contenders limber up]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=title-fight-for-nigeria-cameroon-as-euro-contenders-limber-up-2856743.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the latest from women's international football as Nigeria and Cameroon progress to the Africa Cup of Nations final, Germany suffer mixed fortunes against Norway and Republic of Ireland's coach bids farewell.]]>Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:15:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Meinert: It went to and fro – mostly towards our goal]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=meinert-it-went-to-and-fro-mostly-towards-our-goal-2855747.htmlMon, 28 Nov 2016 13:56:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Bayern reach summit as French duo march in step]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=bayern-reach-summit-as-french-duo-march-in-step-2853984.htmlFIFA.com reviews the latest women's club action after Bayern Munich moved top in Germany, Lyon and PSG flexed their muscles in France and Brondby topped the regular-season standings in Denmark.

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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:15:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[A historic triumph for Las Superpoderosas]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=a-historic-triumph-for-las-superpoderosas-2852721.html As we look back on the greatest moments from the FIFA Women's World Cup's 25 years, we turn our gaze to a historic triumph for Colombia at Canada 2015.

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Sat, 19 Nov 2016 15:59:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![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[Women’s football leader visits FIFA]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=women-s-football-leader-visits-fifa-2849262.htmlA leading figure in Rwandan football, Felicite Rwemarika met with FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura at the Home of FIFA this week and discussed a recent award from the IOC and more.

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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 16:14:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Barça’s run ends as Bayern close in]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=barca-s-run-ends-as-bayern-close-in-2850822.htmlFIFA.com reports on a weekend of mixed emotions for some of the leading lights in women’s club football, with disappointment for Barcelona and joy for the likes of Bayern Munich, Brondby and Melbourne City. ]]>Tue, 15 Nov 2016 11:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Port Moresby kids energised by Live Your Goals]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=port-moresby-kids-energised-by-live-your-goals-2850789.htmlTue, 15 Nov 2016 08:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[When Wambach’s head broke Brazil’s hearts]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=when-wambach-s-head-broke-brazil-s-hearts-2849203.htmlSat, 12 Nov 2016 15:00:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[No change at the top ]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=no-change-at-the-top-2848645.htmlTue, 08 Nov 2016 12:09:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Prinz: The ability to perform at key moments]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=prinz-the-ability-to-perform-at-key-moments-2848029.htmlOver the course of her outstanding 17-year career on the big stage, Birgit Prinz achieved what many people can only dream about. She scored 128 times in 214 appearances for Germany's women's national team, including 14 goals spread across five FIFA Women's World Cups™.

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Sat, 05 Nov 2016 10:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA and CONCACAF officials visit Haiti]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=fifa-and-concacaf-officials-visit-haiti-2848020.htmlFri, 04 Nov 2016 21:34:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Eurovita Sports Clinic in Sofia is awarded prestigious FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence accreditation ]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=eurovita-sports-clinic-in-sofia-is-awarded-prestigious-fifa-medical-ce-2847805.htmlThu, 03 Nov 2016 16:24:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Accreditation for Slovenia’s first FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=accreditation-for-slovenia-s-first-fifa-medical-centre-of-excellence-2847804.htmlThu, 03 Nov 2016 15:56:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Legacy left in Jordan and an event Down Under]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=legacy-left-in-jordan-and-an-event-down-under-2847754.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at some of the latest events held in October, including those in Jordan as they hope to continue the legacy of the recent FIFA Women's World Cup.]]>Thu, 03 Nov 2016 10:36:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Chief Medical Officer Prof. Jiri Dvorak to leave FIFA]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=chief-medical-officer-prof-jiri-dvorak-to-leave-fifa-2847659.htmlWed, 02 Nov 2016 17:51:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Germany embark on their futsal adventure]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=germany-embark-on-their-futsal-adventure-2847642.htmlWed, 02 Nov 2016 15:28:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FutsalKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA helps concussion issue move forward]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=fifa-helps-concussion-issue-move-forward-2847636.htmlWed, 02 Nov 2016 13:39:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![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[Invincible frontrunners in England, France]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=invincible-frontrunners-in-england-france-2847385.htmlFIFA.com's latest review of women's club football looks at celebrations in England, perfection in France, plus news from Germany and Switzerland. ]]>Tue, 01 Nov 2016 07:25:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA and CIES publish comprehensive study on youth football competitions]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=10/news=fifa-and-cies-publish-comprehensive-study-on-youth-football-competitio-2847065.htmlFollowing the Reflection Sessions on Global Football Development held last year by FIFA and the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES), the organisations have published their first joint study on youth football competitions.

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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:23:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News
<![CDATA[Pioneering Morace relives her unique milestone]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=10/news=pioneering-morace-relives-her-unique-milestone-2846788.htmlThu, 27 Oct 2016 07:48:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Jones driving Germany on, Portugal reach EUROs]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=10/news=jones-driving-germany-on-portugal-reach-euros-2846454.htmlFIFA.com brings you up to date with the latest happenings…]]>Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:57:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Sinclair gets the party started]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=10/news=sinclair-gets-the-party-started-2845234.htmlSat, 22 Oct 2016 18:02:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA awards Medical Centre of Excellence status to Liège institutions CHU and ULg ]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=10/news=fifa-awards-medical-centre-of-excellence-status-to-liege-institutions--2845020.htmlWed, 19 Oct 2016 17:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Burger: We want to play a significant role]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=10/news=burger-we-want-to-play-a-significant-role-2844812.htmlFIFA.com sat down with Austria's Nina Burger, who reflects on a successful 2016 which saw her nation celebrate victory in the Cyprus Cup and qualify for the UEFA Women's EURO for the first time. 

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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:09:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[ The record-breaking referee developing a new generation]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=the-record-breaking-referee-developing-a-new-generation-2844291.htmlTue, 18 Oct 2016 09:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Fast starts and furious finishes]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=10/news=fast-starts-and-furious-finishes-2844292.htmlFIFA.com visits three continents in wrapping up another busy week for women’s club football, including Sweden, Germany, France, Japan and New Zealand.]]>Tue, 18 Oct 2016 07:24:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Live Your Goals thriving Down Under]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=10/news=live-your-goals-thriving-down-under-2843967.htmlFIFA.com looks at how FIFA Live Your Goals is making a difference in Australia, most recently via a significant roll-out of the program in Tasmania.]]>Mon, 17 Oct 2016 06:37:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Germany's Mittag fulfilling a childhood dream]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=germany-s-mittag-fulfilling-a-childhood-dream-2843693.htmlGermany forward and gold medallist Anja Mittag speaks exclusively with FIFA.com about the importance of playing in the FIFA U-19 Women's World Championships in Canada and Thailand early in her career and how they gave her the belief and confidence to reach her professional goals.

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Sat, 15 Oct 2016 09:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Live Your Goals helps Jordanian girls to dream big]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=10/news=live-your-goals-helps-jordanian-girls-to-dream-big-2842459.htmlFIFA.com was on hand at a 'Live Your Goals' Festival at Prince Mohammed Stadium in Al Zarq to hear from Jordanian girls and their parents on how football is making a positive difference in their lives.]]>Tue, 11 Oct 2016 19:22:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA announces appointment of Sarai Bareman as Chief Women’s Football Officer]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=10/news=fifa-announces-appointment-of-sarai-bareman-as-chief-women-s-football--2842567.htmlTue, 11 Oct 2016 16:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[A new champion in the USA, DFB Cup springs a surprise]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=10/news=a-new-champion-in-the-usa-dfb-cup-springs-a-surprise-2842488.htmlFIFA.com looks back at events in selected women’s leagues across the globe. ]]>Tue, 11 Oct 2016 12:36:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Salisbury reflects on generation-defining moment]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=10/news=salisbury-reflects-on-generation-defining-moment-2841168.htmlFIFA.com hears from former Australia captain Cheryl Salisbury about her 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup goal which still resonates for the Matildas in the modern day.]]>Sat, 08 Oct 2016 08:36:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Live Your Goals brings a sparkle to participants' eyes ]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=10/news=live-your-goals-brings-a-sparkle-to-participants-eyes-2840390.htmlWed, 05 Oct 2016 08:34:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Two remain Stateside, silverware on offer]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=10/news=two-remain-stateside-silverware-on-offer-2839669.htmlFIFA.com reviews the latest women’s club football including action from USA, England, Germany and elsewhere.]]>Tue, 04 Oct 2016 08:07:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Women in focus: September 2016]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=9/news=women-in-focus-september-2016-2839302.htmlMon, 03 Oct 2016 12:59:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[China PR welcomes Live Your Goals]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=9/news=china-pr-welcomes-live-your-goals-2837536.htmlChina PR is the latest country to embrace FIFA's Live Your Goals initiative as 150 girls recently took part in a festival in Changchun. This campaign, initiated by FIFA and the CFA (Chinese Football Association) will run from 2016-2019, aiming to inspire 9,000 to 15,000 young girls.

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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:35:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News
<![CDATA[Worldwide extension of sanctions imposed in connection with anti-doping violations]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=9/news=worldwide-extension-of-sanctions-imposed-in-connection-with-anti-dopin-2837198.htmlTue, 27 Sep 2016 13:45:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Anti-dopingKind=News<![CDATA[Manchester City celebrate, Potsdam in control]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=9/news=manchester-city-celebrate-potsdam-in-control-2837186.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at the latest news from the world of women’s club football - from USA and Germany to England and Sweden.]]>Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:44:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[When Korea Republic thrilled Beckham and made history]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=when-korea-republic-thrilled-beckham-and-made-history-2836177.html FIFA.com about their victory and the reaction it produced.]]>Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Another Futsal World Cup legacy: training the coaches]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=another-futsal-world-cup-legacy-training-the-coaches-2836328.htmlFri, 23 Sep 2016 21:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[FIFA hosts Referee Seminar for FIFA World Cup and FIFA Women’s World Cup hopefuls]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=9/news=fifa-hosts-referee-seminar-for-fifa-world-cup-and-fifa-women-s-world-c-2835902.htmlFrom 19-23 September 72 referees & assistant referees from across Europe gathered at the Home of FIFA to attend a five-day referee seminar for prospective UEFA candidates for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia and FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019. 

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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:25:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=RefereeingKind=News
<![CDATA[European field takes shape, USA bounce back]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=9/news=european-field-takes-shape-usa-bounce-back-2835477.htmlFIFA.com wraps up the latest women's international fixtures as UEFA Women's EURO qualifying enjoyed a dramatic finale, while world No1 USA made a welcome return to form.]]>Wed, 21 Sep 2016 07:38:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[A festival with one eye on the future]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=a-festival-with-one-eye-on-the-future-2835317.htmlThe FIFA Futsal World Cup is more than just an intensely exciting competition. It is also an important vehicle for promoting all the positive things the sport has to offer, as the Grassroots Futsal Festival "Skills for All" looked to show.

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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Worldwide extension of sanctions imposed in connection with anti-doping violations]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=9/news=worldwide-extension-of-sanctions-imposed-in-connection-with-anti-dopin-2835137.htmlTue, 20 Sep 2016 10:46:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Anti-dopingKind=News<![CDATA[Leroux's unique path to glory]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=leroux-s-unique-path-to-glory-2833784.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at Sydney Leroux's unique journey from prolific goalscorer at FIFA's youth tournaments - for two different countries - to becoming an Olympic champion and FIFA Women's World Cup winner.    ]]>Sat, 17 Sep 2016 17:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[A story of Pride and inspiration]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=9/news=a-story-of-pride-and-inspiration-2834058.htmlFIFA.com hears from Orlando Pride forward Sarah Hagen whose childhood dreams are now reality, despite a heartbreaking experience as a teenager.]]>Fri, 16 Sep 2016 17:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News