<![CDATA[FIFA.com - FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015 - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 28 Jan 2016 17:24:00 GMTThu, 28 Jan 2016 17:41:10 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Osimhen to join Wolfsburg in 2017]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2016/m=1/news=osimhen-to-join-wolfsburg-in-2017-2757343.htmlThu, 28 Jan 2016 17:24:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[One Billion Thanks from FIFA!]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=12/news=one-billion-thanks-from-fifa-2747763.htmlFIFA.com content, coming from 344 million different people across the globe engaging in football with us as five tournament trophies were won.]]>Thu, 31 Dec 2015 11:42:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Generic Kind=News<![CDATA[At the start of Nigeria's U-17 love affair]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=at-the-start-of-nigeria-s-u-17-love-affair-2734146.htmlThirty years after winning the first event of its kind, the Golden Eaglets again claimed the youngest FIFA World Cup in Chile this month. FIFA.com talks to stars of the 1985 team about the link between the two teams and the country's success at the age group.

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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 08:36:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Cortes goal voted Chile 2015's best ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=cortes-strike-voted-chile-2015-s-best-2733085.htmlMon, 16 Nov 2015 13:06:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Nigeria head African party in Chile]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=nigeria-head-african-party-in-chile-2732150.htmlFIFA.com looks back on a memorable FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile, which brought joy for Nigeria and breakthrough successes for the likes of Mali and Belgium, as well as heralding the arrival of several new stars.]]>Thu, 12 Nov 2015 11:31:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Vote now for the best goal of Chile 2015!]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=vote-now-for-the-best-goal-of-chile-2015-2731979.htmlThe FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015 concluded, with Nigeria winning their fifth in their history, but there's still one very important award to be given out and we need your help: Vote now for the best goal of the tournament!

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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 19:40:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Traore: Massively encouraging for Malian football]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=le-reve-brise-de-traore-2731558-2731582.htmlFIFA.com speaks to Mali’s Boubacar Traore, who could not hide his disappointment at ending up on the losing side in the showpiece match of Chile 2015.]]>Mon, 09 Nov 2015 03:52:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Osimhen and Nigeria the big winners ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=osimhen-and-nigeria-the-big-winners-2731560.htmlMon, 09 Nov 2015 02:19:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Nwakali passing on the armband]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=nwakali-passing-on-the-armband-2731556.htmlWe spoke to adidas Golden Ball winner at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, Nigeria captain Kelechi Nwakali, fresh from winning the final and making a young boy’s day with a heartwarming gesture of kindness.

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Mon, 09 Nov 2015 02:16:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[India eager for its turn]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=india-eager-for-its-turn-2730782.htmlMon, 09 Nov 2015 01:54:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Superior Nigerians cap enthralling competition]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=superior-nigerians-cap-enthralling-competition-2731564.htmlMon, 09 Nov 2015 00:46:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Golden Eaglets retain their crown]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/matches/round=271773/match=300298386/match-report.htmlSun, 08 Nov 2015 23:48:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Belgium leave it late to seal third]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/matches/round=271775/match=300298409/match-report.htmlTen man Belgium finished third at the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015 after a hard-fought 3-2 victory against Mexico in Vina del Mar.

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Sun, 08 Nov 2015 20:55:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Oliver getting the best advice]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=oliver-getting-the-best-advice-2731077.htmlMichael Oliver, referee for the FIFA U-17 World Cup final between Mali and Nigeria, talks to FIFA.com ahead of the match about his time in Chile and the advice he has received from his father, a former professional referee, and Howard Webb.

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Sun, 08 Nov 2015 09:19:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Dante, Nwakali respond to #AskTheCaptains]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=dante-nwakali-respond-to-askthecaptains-2731117.htmlWith the climax of Chile 2015 upon us, we turned to Twitter for questions as the captains of finalists Mali and Nigeria, Abdoul Dante and Kelechi Nwakali, were quizzed by fans ahead of the Vina Del Mar showdown.

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Sun, 08 Nov 2015 04:25:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Disability no barrier for young volunteers]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=disability-no-barrier-for-young-volunteers-2730907.htmlWe speak to Vina del Mar volunteering duo, Ricardo, 16, and Ignacio, 24, who have become firm friends thanks to FIFA’s Youth Programme for the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015.

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Sat, 07 Nov 2015 19:19:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Time on Okwonkwo’s side]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=time-on-okwonkwo-s-side-2730855.htmlNigeria forward Orji Okwonkwo spoke to FIFA.com ahead of his side’s FIFA U-17 World Cup final showdown against Mali about biding his time, his semi-final wonder-goal, and what an all-African final means to the continent.

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Sat, 07 Nov 2015 14:41:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Gulati: Chile has been a terrific host]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=gulati-chile-has-been-a-terrific-host-2730850.htmlFri, 06 Nov 2015 22:37:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Oliver named as Chile 2015 final referee]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=oliver-named-as-chile-2015-final-referee-2730825.htmlEnglish referee Michael Oliver and his compatriot assistant referees Stuart Burt and Gary Beswick will be joined by Costa Rican fourth official Ricardo Montero as the team of officials for the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015 final.

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Fri, 06 Nov 2015 21:54:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Showcasing Chile in tweets]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=showcasing-chile-in-tweets-2730597.htmlWith a number of players active on social media during the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015, we take a look at some of the tweets that showcased the host country and its hospitality, as well as getting some reflections on the tournament.

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Fri, 06 Nov 2015 14:49:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Cortes rekindles memories of Maradona & Messi]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=cortes-rekindles-memories-of-maradona-messi-2730721.htmlFIFA.com about the wonder goal that provided some consolation for Mexico in their 4-2 semi-final defeat to Nigeria at the U-17 World Cup.]]>Fri, 06 Nov 2015 08:26:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Composure and speed making Malian history]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=composure-and-speed-making-malian-history-2730722.html FIFA.com caught up with Mali's two heroes from the second half of the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015, Sidiki Maiga and Sekou Koita, who ended Belgium's hopes with a goal apiece. ]]>Fri, 06 Nov 2015 08:15:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Mali, Nigeria set up all-African decider]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=mali-nigeria-set-up-all-african-decider-2730711.htmlFri, 06 Nov 2015 04:43:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Nigeria edge thriller to set up all-African final]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/matches/round=271777/match=300298391/match-report.htmlFri, 06 Nov 2015 00:54:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Mali march on to Vina Del Mar]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/matches/round=271777/match=300298383/match-report.htmlThu, 05 Nov 2015 21:49:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Grassroots Festival draws on Chile 2015 fervour]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=grassroots-siente-la-pasion-de-chile-2730263-2730392.htmlAs part of FIFA’s Legacy Programme, a Grassroots Festival was held in Santiago, enabling 30 Chilean coaches to attend an invaluable training course between 26 and 30 October.

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Thu, 05 Nov 2015 16:00:00 GMT Area=Football Development Section=Grassroot Kind=News
<![CDATA[No distractions for single-minded Zamudio]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=no-distractions-for-single-minded-zamudio-2730431.htmlMexico U-17 forward Claudio Zamudio talks to FIFA.com about the side working without distractions, his time in Chile so far and the remarkable semi-final clash against Nigeria in prospect.

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Thu, 05 Nov 2015 14:27:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[The team within a team]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=the-team-within-a-team-2730354.htmlFIFA.com about the friendship and rivalry that comes with vying for the No1 spot.]]>Thu, 05 Nov 2015 13:32:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Ba cooking up a storm with Mali ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=ba-cooking-up-a-storm-with-mali-2730151.htmlMali coach Baye Ba reveals the secrets behind his side’s impressive run to the semi-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015.

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Wed, 04 Nov 2015 16:16:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Coquimbo shaken but standing proud]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=coquimbo-shaken-but-standing-proud-2730175.htmlFernando Medina, head of Coquimbo's Local Organising Committee for the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015, reflects on a successful tournament in spite of the adversity posed by a disastrous earthquakes in the build-up to the tournament.

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Wed, 04 Nov 2015 15:50:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Teunckens: Belgium will pull out all the stops]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=teunckens-belgium-will-pull-out-all-the-stops-2730149.htmlWed, 04 Nov 2015 00:02:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[From Egypt to Chillan, via Lisbon]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=from-egypt-to-chillan-via-lisbon-2729788.htmlJuan Francisco Viveros, venue director at Chillan for the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015, speaks about his experience as a player at the U-17 global finals at Egypt 1997, and his career which took him to Europe with Sporting Lisbon.

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Tue, 03 Nov 2015 13:21:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[No regrets for Cevallos and Ecuador]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=no-regrets-for-cevallos-and-ecuador-2729987.htmlTue, 03 Nov 2015 08:33:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Belgium and Mexico complete final four]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=belgium-and-mexico-complete-final-four-2729972.htmlFIFA.com looks back at the final day in the last eight as Mexico and Belgium completed the semi-final line-up at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, with Costa Rica and Ecuador heading home.

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Tue, 03 Nov 2015 03:18:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Belgium battle their way into history books]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/matches/round=271779/match=300298404/match-report.htmlTue, 03 Nov 2015 00:49:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Mexico set up Nigeria showdown]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/matches/round=271779/match=300298412/match-report.htmlMon, 02 Nov 2015 21:51:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Malian marvels dazzling again]]>http://www.fifa.com/news/y=2015/m=11/news=malian-marvels-dazzling-again-2729710.htmlFIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's shows Mali on the attack at the FIFA U-17 World Cup.]]>Mon, 02 Nov 2015 11:38:00 GMT Area=News Centre Section=Super Snap Kind=News<![CDATA[Belgian trio’s ambition knows no bounds]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=belgian-trio-s-ambition-knows-no-bounds-2729619.htmlMon, 02 Nov 2015 08:31:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Brazil take heart in defeat]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=brazil-take-heart-in-defeat-2729629.htmlFIFA.com after his team exited the U-17 World Cup with a 3-0 defeat to reigning champions Nigeria.]]>Mon, 02 Nov 2015 07:44:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Pereira feeling the need for speed]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=pereira-feeling-the-need-for-speed-2729622.htmlEl Tri a serious test in their quarter-final clash.]]>Mon, 02 Nov 2015 01:13:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Unforgiving Africans advance]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=unforgiving-africans-advance-2729579.htmlFIFA.com reviews the day of the first quarter-finals at the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015, with African duo Nigeria and Mali advancing to the last-four on a day where profligacy was punished and defensive solidity maintained.

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Mon, 02 Nov 2015 00:10:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Miserly Malians make history]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/matches/round=271779/match=300298380/match-report.htmlSun, 01 Nov 2015 23:51:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Golden Eaglets soar into semi]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/matches/round=271779/match=300298405/match-report.htmlSun, 01 Nov 2015 20:49:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Match Summary Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Lesson learned for Lincoln]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=lesson-learned-for-lincoln-2729301.htmlSun, 01 Nov 2015 12:50:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Ivanusec: This is my most beautiful journey]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=11/news=ivanusec-this-is-my-most-beautiful-journey-2729303.htmlSun, 01 Nov 2015 12:20:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Mexico’s Romero doing his parents proud]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=mexico-s-romero-doing-his-parents-proud-2729295.htmlSun, 01 Nov 2015 11:40:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Hair-raising encounters in Chile]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=hair-raising-encounters-in-chile-2723499.html​FIFA.com takes a look at some of the more weird and wonderful haircuts at the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015 with some of the most talented youngsters in the world making a statement with their hair as well as with their feet.

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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 12:34:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Dedicated Nwakali eyes more family glory]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=dedicated-nwakali-eyes-more-family-glory-2723600.htmlSat, 31 Oct 2015 11:47:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Like father, like son]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=like-father-like-son-2723492.htmlFIFA.com ​sat down with Jose and Mauricio Miranda, father and son who have a shared footballing history with World Cup competitions and Deportes Concepcion, whose stadium is hosting a FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015 semi-final.

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Fri, 30 Oct 2015 14:33:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015
<![CDATA[Mali’s young stars fire up their engines]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=mali-s-young-stars-fire-up-their-engines-2723444.htmlFIFA.com hears from the Mali coach and players about their habit of scoring early goals at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, and their ambitions to bring home the trophy.]]>Fri, 30 Oct 2015 08:33:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Cordoba: Let's go all the way]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=10/news=cordoba-let-s-go-all-the-way-2723454.htmlFri, 30 Oct 2015 08:30:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015