<![CDATA[FIFA.com]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 26 May 2017 14:06:00 GMTFri, 26 May 2017 14:19:25 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Young Lions upset hosts to top group]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367063/match-report.htmlEngland edged Korea Republic 1-0 thanks to a Kieran Dowell goal to finish top of Group A at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

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Fri, 26 May 2017 14:06:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Five-star win gives Argentina hope]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367047/match-report.htmlFri, 26 May 2017 13:59:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Venezuela edge Mexico to win group]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367035/match-report.htmlVenezuela edged Mexico 1-0 at the Suwon World Cup Stadium to finish in first place in Group B at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

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Fri, 26 May 2017 11:04:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Germany win, but must wait]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367034/match-report.htmlFri, 26 May 2017 10:55:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[22 days to go: Summer in Moscow awaits]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=22-days-to-go-summer-in-moscow-awaits-2882748.htmlFIFA.com has begun the countdown to the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in Russia, and from now until the start, we will share an interesting fact about the tournament every day. Today, we focus on the Russian capital, which is hosting four matches including the third-place play-off.]]>Fri, 26 May 2017 09:53:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=100 days to go Tournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[A cannon, a boot and faith in youth]]>http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2017/m=5/news=a-cannon-a-boot-and-faith-in-youth-2888369.htmlFIFA.com's latest stats review, along with an astonishing average attendance and some supersonic sprint finishes for scoring prizes.]]>Fri, 26 May 2017 09:38:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Week in Stats Kind=News<![CDATA[Malepe looking at the bigger picture]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=malepe-looking-at-the-bigger-picture-2888516.htmlAhead of their must-win game against Uruguay at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, Amajita captain Repo Malepe speaks with FIFA.com about the bigger picture for South African football.

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Fri, 26 May 2017 05:51:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[The Peiravani football fratenity]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=the-peiravani-football-fratenity-2887808.htmlFri, 26 May 2017 03:22:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Lyon take home first title on debut]]>http://www.fifa.com/youthcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=lyon-take-home-first-title-on-debut-2888476.htmlThu, 25 May 2017 21:20:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2017<![CDATA[Bevan: It feels like I’m dreaming]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=bevan-it-feels-like-i-m-dreaming-2888443.htmlThu, 25 May 2017 16:51:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Debutants Lyon win Blue Stars title ]]>http://www.fifa.com/youthcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=debutants-lyon-win-blue-stars-title-2888411.htmlThu, 25 May 2017 16:48:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2017<![CDATA[Guevara thrilled with new Venezuelan league]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=5/news=guevara-thrilled-with-new-venezuelan-league-2888078.htmlThu, 25 May 2017 16:35:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[A tight race and some tremendous strikes]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=a-tight-race-and-some-tremendous-strikes-2888354.html​As the final eight teams completed their second batch of FIFA U-20 World Cup games, groups E and F served up a fine selection of goals and teed up some impending drama, while France booked their next round spot.

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Thu, 25 May 2017 15:29:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Wonder goal or fluke? Ronaldinho’s 2002 strike remembered ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=wonder-goal-or-fluke-ronaldinho-s-2002-strike-remembered-2887509.html FIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. We continue with a look back to Ronaldinho’s much-debated free-kick winner against England in 2002.]]>Thu, 25 May 2017 14:22:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Bevan belter boosts Kiwi knockout hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367075/match-report.htmlA Myer Bevan screamer set New Zealand on the way to a convincing 3-1 win over Honduras to boost their chances of reaching the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 knockout stages.

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Thu, 25 May 2017 13:57:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Sargent sends USA top of group]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367040/match-report.htmlThu, 25 May 2017 13:50:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Ambitious South Sudan rising fast]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=5/news=ambitious-south-sudan-rising-fast-2888447.htmlThu, 25 May 2017 13:30:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Captain Cook bounces back for England]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=captain-cook-bounces-back-2888018.htmlEngland skipper Lewis Cook speaks about recovering from an injury-ravaged season at Bouremouth to star for his country at the FIFA U-20 World Cup.

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Thu, 25 May 2017 11:32:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[France coast into next round]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367076/match-report.htmlThu, 25 May 2017 10:59:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Alyami brace guides Saudi Arabia past Ecuador]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367041/match-report.htmlThu, 25 May 2017 10:54:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[23 days to go: When Turkey knocked out Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=23-days-to-go-when-turkey-knocked-out-brazil-2882746.htmlFIFA.com has begun the countdown to the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in Russia, and from now until the start, we will share an interesting fact about the tournament every day. Today, we look back on Turkey’s solitary appearance at the competition.]]>Thu, 25 May 2017 10:01:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=100 days to go Tournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Newcomers Lyon and FC Zurich impress]]>http://www.fifa.com/youthcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=newcomers-lyon-and-fc-zurich-impress-2887828.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the action from Day 1 at the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2017 in Zurich.

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Thu, 25 May 2017 08:59:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2017
<![CDATA[Ronaldo’s lasting legacy on show in Korea Republic]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=ronaldo-s-lasting-legacy-on-show-in-korea-republic-2887840.htmlFor fans of a certain age, Brazil's Ronaldo was an icon of the game, but, for a new generation, some have a very different - and altogether more personal - relationship with him, as the FIFA U-20 World Cup has revealed.

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Thu, 25 May 2017 08:50:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Continental champions stay strong, Italy revived]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=continental-champions-stay-strong-italy-revived-2887578.htmlWed, 24 May 2017 17:29:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Banda out to eclipse Zambia's past heroes ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=banda-out-to-eclipse-zambia-s-past-heroes-2887545.htmlFIFA.com spoke with Zambia midfielder Emmanuel Banda after their 4-2 win over Iran in their second Group C match at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.]]>Wed, 24 May 2017 16:05:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Uruguay book last-16 ticket with tough win over Japan]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367073/match-report.htmlA moment of brilliance from Jose Luis Rodriguez and Nicolas Schiappacasse and a late goal from Mathias Olivera proved to be enough for Uruguay to beat Japan 2-0 in their Group D encounter in Suwon.

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Wed, 24 May 2017 14:01:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Los Ticos peg back Portugal]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367069/match-report.htmlWed, 24 May 2017 13:51:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Khalifa International Stadium pilots stadium-based sensory room]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=khalifa-international-stadium-pilots-stadium-based-sensory-room-2887363.htmlAs the first 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™ stadium opened its gates for the Emir Cup final – to widespread acclaim – a pilot sensory room project also kicked off, potentially changing the way that people with cognitive disabilities experience football, reports sc.qa.

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Wed, 24 May 2017 12:24:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=LOC Kind=News Tournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™
<![CDATA[Italy back on track with South Africa win]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367053/match-report.htmlItaly beat South Africa 2-0 to get their FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 campaign back on track thanks to goals from Ricarrdo Orsolini and Andrea Favilli.

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Wed, 24 May 2017 10:57:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Zambia through after stunning fightback]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367070/match-report.htmlA breath-taking revival by Zambia saw them move into the next round of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, coming from two down to beat Iran 4-2.

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Wed, 24 May 2017 10:53:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Member associations release reports on intermediaries]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=5/news=member-associations-release-reports-on-intermediaries-2884304.htmlOver the past year, FIFA TMS Integrity and Compliance has contacted member associations to locate their respective reports and to determine what information has been published by each one of them.

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Wed, 24 May 2017 10:43:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News
<![CDATA[Rejuvenated Zaza's World Cup dream]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=rejuvenated-zaza-s-world-cup-dream-2886152.htmlFIFA.com about the nightmare spell that followed his penalty miss at UEFA EURO 2016 and his recent revival with Valencia that has taken him back into the Italian national squad.]]>Wed, 24 May 2017 09:38:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[24 days to go: Flawless France]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=24-days-to-go-flawless-france-2882744.htmlFIFA.com has begun the countdown to the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in Russia, and from now until the start, we will share an interesting fact about the tournament every day. Today, we recall France’s period of domination.]]>Wed, 24 May 2017 09:13:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=100 days to go Tournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Damnjanovic: I'd like to experience a big tournament with Serbia]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2017/m=5/news=damnjanovic-i-d-like-to-experience-a-big-tournament-with-serbia-2887111.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Belgrade-born forward Jovana Damnjanovic, who reveals her dreams of wanting to play at a major tournament with Serbia and how adopting a German mentality could benefit her compatriots.]]>Wed, 24 May 2017 09:01:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Women Kind=News<![CDATA[Moussa Ba, Senegal’s one constant in sea of change]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=moussa-ba-senegal-s-one-constant-in-sea-of-change-2887014.htmlThe one player in Korea Republic from Senegal's New Zealand 2015 semi-finalists, Moussa Ba, gives his assessment of the teams to FIFA.com ahead of his side's Group F match against USA.

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Wed, 24 May 2017 05:04:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[The day the Socceroos knocked over the world champs]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=the-day-the-socceroos-knocked-over-the-world-champs-2887015.htmlFIFA.com looks back at the one of the famous upset results at the FIFA Confederations Cup, a result which built the platform for Australia to enjoy future breakthrough success. ]]>Wed, 24 May 2017 04:53:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Andrade driven by a sense of duty]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=andrade-driven-by-sense-of-duty-2886822.htmlWed, 24 May 2017 03:53:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Fofana remaining optimistic on Guinea’s fate]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=fofana-remaining-optimistic-on-guinea-s-fate-2886941.htmlAfter earning a hard-earned but fortunate point against England, Guinea's Dide Fofana still has his sights set on a dream spot in the next round of the FIFA U-20 World Cup.

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Tue, 23 May 2017 16:51:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[A progressing pair and a few firsts]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=a-progressing-pair-and-a-few-firsts-2886850.htmlAs Venezuela and Korea Republic booked their places in the next round of the FIFA U-20 World Cup, there were a few impressive firsts dotted around as Groups A and B took to the pitch for a second time.

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Tue, 23 May 2017 15:27:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[President Putin welcomes Infantino in Krasnodar]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=president-putin-welcomes-infantino-in-krasnodar-2886873.htmlThe President of Russia Vladimir Putin today welcomed FIFA President Gianni Infantino in Krasnodar. 

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Tue, 23 May 2017 14:53:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Tavares: It’s a dream to be playing]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=tavares-it-s-a-dream-to-be-playing-2886382.htmlFIFA.com sat down with the Cape Verde forward, who discusses being a former regional petanque champion, playing in goal for a season and his nation's Russia 2018 hopes.]]>Tue, 23 May 2017 14:52:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Hosts hang on to book last-16 ticket]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367065/match-report.htmlKorea Republic held on to beat Argentina 2-1 in their second match of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 and confirm their place in the knockout stages.

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Tue, 23 May 2017 14:02:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Germany remain winless after Mexico stalemate]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367067/match-report.htmlTue, 23 May 2017 13:52:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Glushakov: I want this fantastic season to get even better]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=glushakov-i-want-this-fantastic-season-to-get-even-better-2886478.htmlAfter winning his first league title this season, Spartak Moscow captain Denis Glushakov is hoping to continue his successful season at the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. FIFA.com sat down with the Russia midfielder ahead of next month's kick off.

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Tue, 23 May 2017 12:53:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Inspired Venezuela thrash Vanuatu]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367048/match-report.htmlVenezuela won their second consecutive match at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017, thrashing Vanuatu 7-0 in Daejeon in Group B, moving into the round of 16.

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Tue, 23 May 2017 10:54:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[England gift Guinea maiden point]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/matches/round=275960/match=300367064/match-report.htmlGuinea clinched their first point at the FIFA U-20 World Cup after an unfortunate own goal saw England succumb to a 1-1 draw.

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Tue, 23 May 2017 10:53:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Ogawa, Japan's optimistic team player]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=ogawa-japan-s-optimistic-team-player-2886399.htmlAfter narrowly beating South Africa in a come-from-behind 2-1 victory, Japan forward Koki Ogawa speaks with FIFA.com about his career and the players who have influenced him.

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Tue, 23 May 2017 10:16:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017
<![CDATA[Smiljanic: We want to defend our title at all costs]]>http://www.fifa.com/youthcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=smiljanic-wir-wollen-unseren-titel-unbedingt-verteidigen-2886111-2886393.htmlGrasshoppers coach Boris Smiljanic spoke to youthcup.ch about the 79th edition of the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2017 at the Buchlern sports complex.

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Tue, 23 May 2017 10:16:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2017
<![CDATA[25 days to go: The Laudrup brothers’ only joint triumph ]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=25-days-to-go-the-laudrup-brothers-only-joint-victory-2882742.htmlFIFA.com has begun the countdown to the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in Russia, and from now until the start, we will share an interesting fact about the tournament every day. Today, we wind back the clock to Denmark’s victory in 1995.]]>Tue, 23 May 2017 09:36:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=100 days to go Tournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Stars of the future ready for kick-off]]>http://www.fifa.com/youthcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=stars-of-the-future-ready-for-kick-off-2886372.htmlThe 79th edition of the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup takes place this week, with the Buchlern sports complex in Zurich hosting ten youth teams from across the globe on Wednesday and Thursday.

 
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Tue, 23 May 2017 09:08:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2017
<![CDATA[Dalot targeting back-to-back golden summers]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=dalot-targeting-back-to-back-golden-summers-2886251.htmlHaving triumphed in Europe last year at U-17 level, Portugal's hotly-tipped full-back Diogo Dalot is confident they can bounce back from defeat to Zambia and challenge for FIFA U-20 World Cup honours.

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Tue, 23 May 2017 06:05:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017