<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 06 Apr 2014 15:54:00 GMTTue, 08 Apr 2014 01:13:27 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[A victory for women's football]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 06 Apr 2014 15:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Sugita: I’m living a dream]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Hina Sugita spoke to FIFA.com after picking up the adidas Golden Ball at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Costa Rica. Thanks in part to her performances, Japan lifted the trophy after seeing off Spain in the final.

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Sat, 05 Apr 2014 08:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014
<![CDATA[Japan and Sugita on top of the world]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 05 Apr 2014 08:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Japan coronation, Spain anguish]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 05 Apr 2014 03:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Japan crowned U-17 queens]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 05 Apr 2014 01:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Japan's secrets revealed]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com met up with former national team coach Eiji Ueda to discuss the secrets of their success.]]>Thu, 03 Apr 2014 18:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Ichise spying further success]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com speaks to classy Little Nadeshiko central defender Nana Ichise about her personal dreams and her side’s superb showing at Costa Rica 2014.]]>Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Merida: We have to make Japan fear us]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Apr 2014 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Two coaches, two perspectives, one goal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke to the respective coaches of Japan and Spain ahead of Friday's Costa Rica 2014 final as two tactically astute teams line-up for what promises to be a fascinating duel.]]>Thu, 03 Apr 2014 05:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Spain seek final vindication]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews an intriguing Costa Rica 2014 finale and a classy match-up between Japan and Spain for the second time in the tournament.]]>Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Matsumoto: I want a clean sheet in the final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about helping Japan reach the decider and her desire to win the tournament, missing out on a shot at a FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup record and her admiration of Hope Solo.]]>Tue, 01 Apr 2014 08:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Japan, Spain set up final showdown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 01 Apr 2014 06:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Japan ease past Venezuela into final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 01 Apr 2014 02:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Tactical contrast in semi-final clash]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=La Vinotinto debuting at this level against a historical powerhouse.]]>Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Hasegawa revelling in her surroundings]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup heartbreak in Azerbaijan two years ago, Yui Hasegawa reflects with FIFA.com on how her outlook on football has changed since defeat, as well as how she is finding Costa Rica.

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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 15:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014
<![CDATA[Garcia doing her talking on the pitch]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=As imposing on the pitch as she is reserved off it, Venezuela goalgetter Gabriela Garcia chatted to FIFA.com about her side’s exciting run at Costa Rica 2014.

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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 20:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014
<![CDATA[Semi-final line-up complete]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Classy Japan ease past Mexico into semis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Last eight braced for knockout battles]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Saihara showing off her worth for Japan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com met up with forward Mizuki Saihara, yet another sparkling talent in the Little Nadeshiko squad.]]>Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Two heads are better than one]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won’t be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week’s features two Japanese youngsters with their heads seemingly locked together.]]>Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:58:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Joy and tears as last-eight settled]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Mar 2014 05:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Japan down Young Ferns to top group]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Mar 2014 01:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Last quarter-final spot up for grabs]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 22 Mar 2014 04:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Japan impress as three go through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Japan, Mexico and Nigeria won to join Ghana, Italy and Venezuela in the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014 on a day which saw a huge scoreline and the end of a long Colombian wait.

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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 06:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014
<![CDATA[Japan pound Paraguay, reach quarters]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Mar 2014 03:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Quarter-final berths on the line]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Octet take their bow to varying success]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The remaining eight teams took to the field at Costa Rica 2014 with Japan and Mexico shining under the Central American sun, while Nigeria outlasted China PR and New Zealand ended a painful losing run.

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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 01:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014
<![CDATA[Japan go top of group after Spain win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Japan opened their Costa Rica 2014 campaign with a strong 2-0 win over Spain with goals from Asato Miyagawa and Shiho Matsubara at Estadio Ricardo Saprissa Ayma in Tibas.

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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 21:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014
<![CDATA[Second octet take their bow]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews Matchday 2 at Costa Rica 2014 with the remaining eight teams taking the field for the first time, highlighted by a potentially epic meeting between Spain and Japan.]]>Sat, 15 Mar 2014 09:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Costa Rica hopefuls targeting global glory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014 - the first global women's tournament to take place on Central American soil - with debutants and old hands alike eyeing the big prize.]]>Fri, 14 Mar 2014 14:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Sugita back for a second bite]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Japan captain Hina Sugita speaks exclusively to FIFA.com about her new leadership role and lessons she learned from Azerbaijan 2012. 

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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 20:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014
<![CDATA[Costa Rica 2014 in numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a historical look at the numbers and statistics that matter at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.]]>Wed, 12 Mar 2014 21:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Costa Rica 2014 squads unveiled]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Mar 2014 11:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Japan great guides generation next]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nadeshiko stars are in good hands under the guidance of the national icon Asako Takakura.]]>Wed, 05 Feb 2014 07:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Coaches weigh in on enticing draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com brings you the highlights and reactions.]]>Wed, 18 Dec 2013 13:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014<![CDATA[Hosts face Venezuela, Germany test for Korea DPR]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 18 Dec 2013 09:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014