<![CDATA[FIFA.com - FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 21 Jul 2016 08:38:00 GMTFri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:53 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Solomons star offers unique triple threat ]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=7/news=solomons-star-offers-unique-triple-threat-2812619.htmlThu, 21 Jul 2016 08:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[FIFA Futsal World Cup Trophy Tour launched in Bucaramanga]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=7/news=fifa-futsal-world-cup-trophy-tour-launched-in-bucaramanga-2812502.htmlTue, 19 Jul 2016 15:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Kazakhstan’s “Higuita” excited for Colombia trip]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=7/news=kazakhstan-s-higuita-excited-for-colombia-trip-2811166.htmlAhead of the 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia, we caught up with Kazakhstan’s Brazilian-born goalkeeper Leonardo De Melo Vieira Leite, better known as "Higuita", an alias given to him in honour of the legendary Colombian custodian Rene Higuita.  

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Tue, 05 Jul 2016 16:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Futsal coming into focus for struggling Scots ]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=6/news=futsal-coming-into-focus-for-struggling-scots-2804715.htmlFIFA.com hears from Scotland's first-ever futsal coach Mark Potter about the positive correlation between the discipline and developing world class talent and the battle to change opinions and the football culture in his homeland.

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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 08:12:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FutsalKind=News
<![CDATA[Dguig, architect of Morocco’s destiny]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=dguig-architect-of-morocco-s-destiny-2802925.htmlFIFA.com pick his brain on the Atlas Lions' future.]]>Tue, 21 Jun 2016 15:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Talisman in place for Mozambique]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=talisman-in-place-for-mozambique-2801704.htmlWed, 15 Jun 2016 06:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[On-song Thueanklang aims high with Thailand]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=on-song-thueanklang-aims-high-with-thailand-2800014.html​FIFA.com ​to discuss his superb run of form, which kicked off at the FIFA Futsal World Cup in his homeland four years ago, continuing right up until the recent AFC Futsal Championship.]]>Wed, 08 Jun 2016 02:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Record numbers bid to host FIFA Futsal World Cup in 2020]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=record-numbers-bid-to-host-fifa-futsal-world-cup-in-2020-2792309.htmlTue, 24 May 2016 14:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Medellin hosts futsal administration course as part of FIFA training programme]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=medellin-hosts-futsal-administration-course-as-part-of-fifa-training-p-2792172.htmlIn conjunction with the hosting of the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016, and as part of its training programme, FIFA has organised various courses and activities with the aim of stimulating the development of participants connected with futsal.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 15:03:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FutsalKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA Futsal Stars light up Medellin]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=fifa-futsal-stars-light-up-medellin-2791892.htmlOn Friday 20 May in Medellin, the Colombian fans got a taste of what will be in store at the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016, thanks to an exhibition game played between the FIFA Futsal Stars Team and the tournament hosts.

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Sat, 21 May 2016 08:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Colombia 2016 hopefuls discover their destiny]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=colombia-2016-hopefuls-discover-their-destiny-2791637.htmlFIFA.com reviews all the results from Medellin.]]>Fri, 20 May 2016 01:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Cementos Argos signs on as a national supporter of the FIFA Futsal World Cup]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=cementos-argos-signs-on-as-a-national-supporter-of-the-fifa-futsal-wor-2791535.htmlThu, 19 May 2016 01:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Relive: FIFA Futsal World Cup Official Draw]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=fifa-futsal-world-cup-official-draw-to-be-streamed-live-on-fifa-com-2791539.htmlWed, 18 May 2016 19:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Medellin all set to host final draw]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=medellin-all-set-to-host-final-draw-2791523.htmlThe countdown to the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 continues this coming Thursday with the final draw in Medellin, where the 24 qualifiers for the tournament will find out who they will face in the group phase, a crucial part of their preparations.

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Wed, 18 May 2016 16:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Costa Rica defend crown as four teams reach Colombia 2016]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=costa-rica-defend-crown-as-panama-guatemala-and-cuba-book-passage-2791316.htmlVia an imperious defence of their CONCACAF Futsal Championship crown, Costa Rica qualified in authoritative fashion for the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016. Also representing the region at the global showpiece will be Panama, Guatemala and Cuba, the latter returning to the top table after eight years away.

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Mon, 16 May 2016 23:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Captain Mizo leading from the front for Egypt]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=captain-mizo-leading-from-the-front-for-egypt-2791109.htmlFIFA.com spoke with Egypt futsal captain Mizo, who looked back on his early days in the game, explained his reasons for taking up futsal and set out his objectives for the Pharaohs at the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016.

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Sun, 15 May 2016 10:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Colombia field set as trio book tickets]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=colombia-field-set-as-trio-book-tickets-2790512.htmlTue, 10 May 2016 22:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Los Ticos reach Colombia]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=los-ticos-reach-colombia-2790460.html 

Costa Rica are the first side from the CONCACAF region to book their tickets to the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016, after securing their place in the semi-finals of the region's Futsal Championship, which they are hosting.

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Tue, 10 May 2016 14:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[CONCACAF sides prepare to chase final Futsal World Cup berths ]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=concacaf-sides-prepare-to-chase-final-futsal-world-cup-berths-2790174.htmlSat, 07 May 2016 09:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Medellin to welcome first FIFA Futsal Stars Team]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=medellin-to-welcome-the-first-fifa-futsal-stars-team-2789931.htmlThu, 05 May 2016 18:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[A new champion and a debutant in Africa]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=4/news=a-new-champion-and-a-debutant-in-africa-2782507.htmlMon, 25 Apr 2016 03:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Egypt, Morocco, Mozambique qualify for Colombia 2016]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=4/news=egypt-morocco-qualify-for-colombia-2016-2782253.htmlEgypt, Morocco and Mozambique will represent Africa at the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 after claiming the podium places at the 2016 CAF Futsal Africa Cup of Nations.

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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 22:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Official Mascot, Host Cities' logos and ticket sales launched in Bucaramanga]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=4/news=official-mascot-host-cities-logos-and-ticket-sales-launched-in-bucaram-2781519.htmlWed, 20 Apr 2016 02:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Futsal's Pharaohs focused on number six]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=4/news=futsal-s-pharaohs-focused-on-number-six-2780956.htmlThu, 14 Apr 2016 07:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Spain head up strong European contingent]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=4/news=spain-head-up-strong-european-contingent-2780867.htmlWed, 13 Apr 2016 22:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Never-say-die Poles eye World Cup return]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=4/news=never-say-die-poles-eye-world-cup-return-2780727.htmlFIFA.com heard from their qualifying goal hero, Marcin Mikolajewicz, ahead of their play-off second leg against Kazakhstan.]]>Tue, 12 Apr 2016 13:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Modest Slovenia eye major upset]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=4/news=modest-slovenia-eye-major-upset-2780320.htmlSlovenia is on the brink of making futsal history after defeating Spain 1-0 in the first leg of play-offs for a place at the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016. FIFA.com spoke with Slovenia's long-serving coach Andrej Dobovicnik to get his thoughts ahead of the crucial return leg on 12 April.

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Sat, 09 Apr 2016 11:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Heavy interest in hosting 2020 futsal extravaganza]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=4/news=heavy-interest-in-hosting-2020-futsal-extravaganza-2779168.htmlTue, 05 Apr 2016 08:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Is this the year for South African futsal?]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=4/news=is-this-the-year-for-south-african-futsal-2779436.htmlAfter many attempts to break the North African stranglehold on the continent's spots at the FIFA Futsal World Cup, a new coach has the South Africans thinking big about Colombia 2016.

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Sun, 03 Apr 2016 19:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Russia, Italy and Ukraine show strength, Spain slip up]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=russia-italy-and-ukraine-show-strength-spain-slip-up-2771914.htmlWed, 23 Mar 2016 09:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Dutch dreaming of Futsal World Cup return]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=dutch-dreaming-of-futsal-world-cup-return-2771469.htmlFIFA.com hears from the men aiming to put that right.]]>Mon, 21 Mar 2016 11:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup bidding process underway]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=2020-fifa-futsal-world-cup-bidding-process-underway-2769187.htmlThe FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 may be looming large on the horizon, but work is already underway to lay the foundations for the next edition in 2020.

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Sat, 12 Mar 2016 10:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Spanish-inspired Vietnam eager to shock the world]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=spanish-inspired-vietnam-eager-to-shock-the-world-2769146.htmlFIFA.com speaks with Spaniard Bruno Formoso who has lead Vietnam to historic qualification to the world stage for the first time.]]>Tue, 08 Mar 2016 04:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Shocks galore as Iran reclaim Asian crown]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=shocks-galore-as-iranians-reclaim-asian-crown-2766953.htmlThu, 25 Feb 2016 08:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Five from Asia set for Colombia]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=quartet-book-tickets-to-colombia-2765663.htmlFri, 19 Feb 2016 12:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Big three through from South America]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=sudamerica-confirma-a-sus-potencias-2765296-2765386.htmlBrazil took the honours at the South American qualifiers for the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016, with Argentina and Paraguay securing the other two places on offer in Asuncion.

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Mon, 15 Feb 2016 10:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[High five provides another boost for vibrant Solomons]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=high-five-provides-another-boost-for-vibrant-solomons-2765347.htmlMon, 15 Feb 2016 03:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Paraguay progress to Colombia]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=paraguay-progress-to-colombia-2765181.htmlLa Albirroja will join fellow South American nations Brazil, Argentina and hosts Colombia at the 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup.

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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 08:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Solomon Islands stamp ticket to Colombia]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=solomon-islands-stamp-ticket-to-colombia-2764956.htmlSat, 13 Feb 2016 07:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Brazil, Argentina book place at Colombia]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=brazil-argentina-book-place-at-colombia-2764951.htmlThe two South American nations guaranteed their passage to the 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup, while a third and final team from CONMEBOL has yet to stamp their ticket to Colombia.

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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 01:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[New Zealand plotting futsal progress, present and future]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=new-zealand-plotting-futsal-progress-present-and-future-2764202.htmlFIFA.com looks at the development of futsal in New Zealand, as the country sets its sights on qualifying for Colombia 2016.

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Sat, 06 Feb 2016 15:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Futsal World Cup match schedule confirmed]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=futsal-world-cup-match-schedule-confirmed-2764033.htmlFri, 05 Feb 2016 15:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Saudis keen to make most of second futsal chance]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=saudis-keen-to-make-most-of-second-futsal-chance-2764048.htmlAfter entering the AFC Futsal Championship through the back door, Saudi Arabia's Belgian coach is hoping they can take advantage of their late admission and shoot for a FIFA Futsal World Cup spot.

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Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Chilavert: I’ve never held back]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=chilavert-i-ve-never-held-back-2763962.htmlThu, 04 Feb 2016 12:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Falcon: The time is now for Venezuelan futsal]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=falcon-the-time-is-now-for-venezuelan-futsal-2763478.htmlFIFA.com sat down with Venezuela futsal captain Jose Falcon, who hopes to lead his country to the 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup in Colombia.

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Tue, 02 Feb 2016 13:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Araujo: Time for Lebanon to get lucky]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=1/news=araujo-time-for-lebanon-to-get-lucky-2763337.htmlLebanon futsal head coach Francisco Araujo spoke with FIFA.com about development of the game in the country and his team's chances at the AFC Futsal Championship as they look to qualify for their first ever FIFA Futsal World Cup.

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Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Three venues for Colombia 2016]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=1/news=three-venues-for-colombia-2016-2757460.htmlAfter a four-day visit to Colombia this week, FIFA representatives engaged in discussions with the Local Organising Committee (LOC) on preparations for the upcoming FIFA Futsal World Cup, to be held in the country between 10 September and 1 October.

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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 17:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Tappa's journey from France ’98 to Kid Chocolate Hall]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=1/news=tappa-s-journey-from-france-98-to-kid-chocolate-hall-2756169.html FIFA.com traces the steps of Jamaica legend Theodore Tappa Whitmore, who's gone from the glory days of Jamaica's golden generation to become a futsal pioneer on the island.]]>Fri, 22 Jan 2016 02:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Road to Colombia 2016 mapped out]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=1/news=road-to-colombia-2016-mapped-out-2755890.htmlFIFA.com lays out the details of the various continental qualifying competitions that will provide the 24 entrants for this year's FIFA Futsal World Cup in Colombia.]]>Mon, 18 Jan 2016 09:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[England look to futsal for their Messi, Ronaldo]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=england-look-to-futsal-for-their-messi-ronaldo-2719460.htmlWed, 21 Oct 2015 08:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Colombia reveals FIFA Futsal World Cup 2016 Official Emblem]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2015/m=9/news=colombia-reveals-fifa-futsal-world-cup-2016-official-emblem-2702531.htmlWed, 30 Sep 2015 02:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016