<![CDATA[FIFA.com - fifau17worldcupJapan2012 - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 09 Nov 2013 18:32:00 GMTMon, 14 Apr 2014 07:45:30 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Golden Eaglets soar to fourth crown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 09 Nov 2013 18:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Mexico all the wiser for UAE experience]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A number of Mexico's players took time to talk to FIFA.com after losing to Nigeria in the final of the 2013 U-17 World Cup in UAE, reflecting on the overall lessons learned.

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Fri, 08 Nov 2013 21:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Eaglets erupt at the Zayed]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes you on a photographic tour of the celebrations that followed the final of the U-17 World Cup in UAE, where Nigeria were crowned champions after beating Mexico 3-0 in Abu Dhabi.]]>Fri, 08 Nov 2013 21:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Nigerian heroes dance for joy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com was on hand as Nigeria's young world-beaters put on a show in their win over Mexico, then kept the party going with a dance party on the pitch that spilled over into the locker-room.]]>Fri, 08 Nov 2013 20:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Strandberg: My patience paid off]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com chatted with Swedish forward Carlos Strandberg, who put in an outstanding performance in the match for third place with Argentina, scoring one goal and setting up another.

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Fri, 08 Nov 2013 20:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Vote for the best goal of UAE 2013!]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2220582/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Long-range blasts, cheeky back-heels and elegant volleys - the FIFA U-17 World Cup had all kinds of goals. FIFA.com has chosen ten and we want you to pick the best.

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Fri, 08 Nov 2013 20:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Fitting finale and beaming winners]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The last day of the FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013 served up a fitting final treat for the fans, with high-scoring matches, an outpouring of emotions and a healthy dose of excitement and drama.

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Fri, 08 Nov 2013 20:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Iheanacho: I’m feeling a million things]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com talked to Nigerian sensation Kelechi Iheanacho - UAE 2013's top player - after a 3-0 victory over Mexico in the final gave the Golden Eaglets their fourth junior world crown.]]>Fri, 08 Nov 2013 19:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Accolades for Iheanacho and Nigeria]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nigeria proved an unstoppable force at the 2013 U-17 World Cup in UAE, and their total dominance was there for all to see when it came time to hand out the individual awards.  

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Fri, 08 Nov 2013 18:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Nigeria – Yes, Yes, Yes!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 08 Nov 2013 17:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Golden Berisha seals Swedish bronze]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 08 Nov 2013 14:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Granados: Dreams don't cost a thing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com chats with Mexico's super-sub Marco Antonio Granados about his role off the bench, the score he wants to settle with Nigeria in the final, and his dreams of being a world champion in UAE.

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Thu, 07 Nov 2013 14:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[World Cup fever grips stars of tomorrow]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ is a hot topic at UAE 2013, as the stars of tomorrow idolise their heroes and dream of future glories.

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Thu, 07 Nov 2013 12:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Two captains, five questions ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com posed five questions each to Mexico and Nigeria’s captains ahead of the big final rematch at the U-17 World Cup in Abu Dhabi on Friday night.]]>Thu, 07 Nov 2013 09:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Showpiece duel to decide U-17 destiny]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the U-17 World Cup final on Friday in Abu Dhabi, a rematch of the Group F game that saw Nigeria beat Mexico 6-1 in Al Ain.

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Thu, 07 Nov 2013 06:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Argentina, Sweden seek consolation]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the third-place consolation match which will put either Argentina or Sweden on the last place of the FIFA U-17 World Cup podium in UAE. 

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Thu, 07 Nov 2013 06:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Iheanacho, a bad dream for Mexico]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com caught up with Nigeria’s mesmerising Kelechi Iheanacho, who’s hoping to score another four goals when he meets El Tri in the UAE 2013 final on Friday in Abu Dhabi.]]>Thu, 07 Nov 2013 05:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Bin Bdoua: A success on every level]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2219427/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Ahead of the final of the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup in UAE, Chairman Rafael Salguero and Tournament Director Mohammed Bin Bdoua gave their thoughts on the event as a whole.

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Wed, 06 Nov 2013 15:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Alfa: The Nigerians are like brothers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his admiration for Andres Iniesta, Nigeria's run to the UAE 2013 final, being watched by Diego Maradona and the showdown with Mexico for gold.]]>Wed, 06 Nov 2013 13:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Compagnucci: All out for third place]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about Argentina’s semi-final loss to Mexico and their determination to beat Sweden and finish UAE 2013 on the podium.]]>Wed, 06 Nov 2013 13:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[No tears for Sweden’s Berisha]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com met with Sweden's outstanding striker Valmir Berisha after losing to Nigeria in the last-four of UAE 2013 to chat about why he's not crying and how the better team won.]]>Wed, 06 Nov 2013 05:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Ochoa: We’ve got unfinished business]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about Mexico's impressive win over Argentina in the semi-final and why he feels he has a score to settle with Nigeria in UAE 2013's final.]]>Tue, 05 Nov 2013 19:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Nigeria and Mexico set up dream final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Reigning champions Mexico and three-time tournament winners Nigeria set up a mouthwatering title-decider at UAE 2013 after comfortably winning their respective semi-finals.

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Tue, 05 Nov 2013 18:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Nigerian Eaglets fly past Sweden to final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nigeria took advantage of some fanatical support in Dubai to best brave Sweden 3-0 and book their place in the final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, where they will meet Mexico in an epic rematch.

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Tue, 05 Nov 2013 17:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Ochoa brace fires Mexican miracle]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 05 Nov 2013 14:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Ibanez, Argentina's accidental goal hero]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his unlikely starring role, Argentina's semi-final against Mexico and his future ambitions.]]>Tue, 05 Nov 2013 10:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Oliseh: The level is high in UAE]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com chatted to former Nigerian international Sunday Oliseh, who is a member of FIFA’s Technical Study Group at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates.]]>Tue, 05 Nov 2013 09:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Young stars turn to social networks]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Social Media is a 21st century phenomenon and FIFA.com takes a closer look at players’ activity throughout the FIFA U-17 World Cup in the Emirates.]]>Tue, 05 Nov 2013 05:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Muhammed: We're going to win ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nigeria captain Musa Muhammed talked to FIFA.com about the Golden Eaglets' semi-final rematch with Sweden and why he considers himself his own role model.

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Mon, 04 Nov 2013 19:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Champions face Argentinian ambition]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The opening semi-final of the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup in UAE pits aspiring Argentina against reigning champions Mexico in an enthralling clash of styles.

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Mon, 04 Nov 2013 12:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Sergio Perez: You’ll be world champions]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fresh from a ninth-place finish at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Mexican Formula 1 driver Sergio Checo Perez stopped by El Tri's team hotel in the UAE capital to offer his support to the U-17 hopefuls. 

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Mon, 04 Nov 2013 11:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Swedish melting pot boils over in Emirates]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com caught up with debutant semi-finalists Sweden to chat about the wide array of nationalities - 11 in all - linking up harmoniously in the team ahead of a last-four rematch with Nigeria.]]>Mon, 04 Nov 2013 06:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Déjà vu for final hopefuls Sweden, Nigeria]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the semi-final encounter between Nigeria and Sweden, a replay of the Group F match which finished 3-3 and was one of the best matches of this U-17 world finals in UAE.

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Sun, 03 Nov 2013 14:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Mexican bravehearts eye title defence ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mexico have shown great character in rebounding from their opening-day disaster against Nigeria to reach the semis of UAE 213, and FIFA.com chatted to some members of the team about how they're feeling after beating Brazil.

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Sun, 03 Nov 2013 14:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Alampasu: I've learned my lesson]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke to Nigeria's goalkeeper Dele Alampasu after his side reached the semi-finals of the U-17 World Cup, with the custodian hoping to learn lessons from the group game against Sweden.

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Sun, 03 Nov 2013 13:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Fan Zone draws 80,000 in two weeks]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2217861/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 03 Nov 2013 11:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Uruguay future bright despite defeat]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We spoke to goalkeeper Thiago Cardozo and Penarol club-mate Fabrizio Buschiazzo after Uruguay were eliminated from the FIFA U-17 World Cup by quarter-final opponents Nigeria.

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Sun, 03 Nov 2013 11:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Party time in the Emirates]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The FIFA U-17 World Cup 2013 has provided no end of spectacular goals, and the moments immediately afterwards have not disappointed either. FIFA.com rounds up the tournament’s best goal celebrations.

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Sun, 03 Nov 2013 10:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Who's the brightest star at UAE 2013?]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know who you think is shining brightest at the U-17 finals in UAE. Swede sensation Valmir Berisha's been flying, as have a number of Nigerians and Mexicans - so let the world know your pick.

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Sat, 02 Nov 2013 21:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Argentina win defensive battle]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com chatted to some of the Argentina youngsters who put in a brave performance against Côte d'Ivoire to help La Albiceleste through to the semi-finals of the U-17 World Cup in UAE.

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Sat, 02 Nov 2013 20:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Group F trio reunited in final four]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

For the first time in U-17 World Cup history, three sides from the same group are through to the semi-finals. Nigeria, Sweden and Mexico reunite in the last-four of UAE 2013, and are joined by outsiders Argentina.]]>
Sat, 02 Nov 2013 19:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Nigeria roll on after Uruguay scare]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 02 Nov 2013 17:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Argentina edge Ivorians to last four ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 02 Nov 2013 14:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Defeat just the beginning for Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com caught up with Brazil coach Alexandre Gallo and captain Lucas to gauge their feelings after exiting UAE 2013 on the wrong end of a penalty shootout with Mexico.

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Sat, 02 Nov 2013 12:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Honduras out but not down]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about the pain of last-eight elimination at the U-17 World Cup, while pointing out the history these spirited Catrachos have made here in UAE.]]>Sat, 02 Nov 2013 06:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Gyan: These kids can be stars one day]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com caught up with a VIP guest at the U-17 World Cup in UAE, none other than Ghana's all-time top scorer, 2010 African player of the year and Golden Eaglets super-fan Asamoah Gyan.]]>Sat, 02 Nov 2013 04:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Sweden, Mexico hit the high notes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wraps up Day One of the quarter-final round at the U-17 World Cup in UAE, where debutant Sweden kept their fairytale run alive and holders Mexico sent Brazil packing on penalties.

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Fri, 01 Nov 2013 19:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Mexico edge Brazil in penalty marathon]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 01 Nov 2013 18:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Swedish reserves ready and willing ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com caught up with Anton Saletros and Carlos Strandberg, who came off the bench to make critical contributions in Sweden's quarter-final win over Honduras in Al Ain.]]>Fri, 01 Nov 2013 17:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Swedes claw back for semi delight]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 01 Nov 2013 14:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Baby Elephants hiding in plain sight]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a closer look at the route defensive-minded Côte d’Ivoire have taken to the quarter-finals of UAE 2013 and why their coach thinks they can beat Argentina and reach the last-four.

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Fri, 01 Nov 2013 13:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013