<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2013 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 09 Nov 2013 18:32:00 GMTMon, 18 Nov 2013 14:30:29 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/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2221448/index.html?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/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2221243/index.html?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/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2220395/index.html?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[Fitting finale and beaming winners]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2221095/index.html?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[Accolades for Iheanacho and Nigeria]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2221120/index.html?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/u17worldcup/matches/round=259253/match=300253591/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 08 Nov 2013 17:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Granados: Dreams don't cost a thing]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2220059/index.html?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[Two captains, five questions ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2219890/index.html?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/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2219885/index.html?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[Iheanacho, a bad dream for Mexico]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2219839/index.html?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[Alfa: The Nigerians are like brothers]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2219400/index.html?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/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2219352/index.html?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[Ochoa: We’ve got unfinished business]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2218957/index.html?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/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2218960/index.html?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[Ochoa brace fires Mexican miracle]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/matches/round=259257/match=300253568/index.html?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/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2218373/index.html?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[Champions face Argentinian ambition]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2217887/index.html?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/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2217856/index.html?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[Mexican bravehearts eye title defence ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2217446/index.html?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[Sweden, Mexico hit the high notes]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2216380/index.html?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/u17worldcup/matches/round=259259/match=300253589/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 01 Nov 2013 18:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Mexico's Octopus out to stop Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2209991/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com chatted to Mexico goalkeeper Raul Gudino, beaten just once in his last three games at UAE 2013, ahead of the meeting with tournament top-scorers Brazil.

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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 05:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Goals, stars and triumphs captured on video]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2209289/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=You can look back on all the action so far at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in UAE or take a walk through history with some video compilations. Whatever you fancy, you can find on FIFA.com.

 

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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 05:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Giants and history-makers eye last four]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2209667/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews Day One of the quarter-final round of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in UAE, where Honduras face Sweden and three-time champions Brazil and holders Mexico meet in a clash of titans.]]>Wed, 30 Oct 2013 20:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Diaz holds the keys for Mexico]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2207778/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mexico's match-winner and difference-maker Alejandro Diaz talked to FIFA.com following an impressive performance against Italy in the Round of 16 at these U-17 world finals in UAE.

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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 19:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[History made as knockout blows fly]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2207758/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 28 Oct 2013 19:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Italy feel revived Mexico's sting]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/matches/round=259261/match=300253585/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Group F: Nigeria in firm control]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2206485/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back on all the action from the U-17 World Cup's Group F, where Al Ain was treated to some outstanding football from three-time champions Nigeria, Sweden, Mexico and even Iraq.

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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 05:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[The battle to stay alive]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2206376/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the first round of knockout action at the U-17 World Cup in UAE, where Italy face Mexico, Japan take on Sweden, Brazil meet Russia and Uzbekistan hope for the best against Honduras.

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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 21:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Rodriguez, Mexico’s secret hero ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2206026/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=El Tri's slim win over Sweden. FIFA.com chatted to the unsung hero with his knee packed in ice.]]>Sat, 26 Oct 2013 08:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Last six slots filled on day of drama]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2205954/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The line-up for the last 16 of the FIFA U-17 World Cup has now been determined, with Nigeria, Argentina, Mexico, Sweden, Iran and Russia all advancing on Friday.

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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 21:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Late fireworks lift Mexico past Swedes ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/matches/round=259263/match=300253551/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=A Ulises Jaimes goal four minutes from time was enough to see Mexico beat Sweden 1-0 and finish second in Group F play at the FIFA U-17 World Cup finals in UAE.

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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 15:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Head-to-head battles for qualification]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2203564/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The first teams to reach the knockout stages in Groups A to D may have been confirmed with a game to spare, while the race to qualify remains wide open in Groups E and F. FIFA.com looks ahead to the action.

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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 20:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Mexico's Ulises has home in his heart ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2202922/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mexico are under heavy pressure to defend their title and national pride at the U-17 finals in UAE, as FIFA.com found out during an exclusive chat with their intrepid captain Ulises Rivas.

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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 21:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Title candidates get off the mark]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2202933/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wraps up all the action from a thrilling Tuesday at the U-17 finals in UAE, where Nigeria and Sweden shared the points in a sensational draw, and Mexico and Argentina picked up important wins.

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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 20:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Mexico bounce back with defeat of Iraq ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/matches/round=259263/match=300253545/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Holders Mexico bounced back from their opening-day hammering to best Iraq 3-1 in Al Ain and do their chances of reaching the knockout rounds a world of good at the FIFA U-17 World Cup finals in UAE.

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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 15:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Redemption, consolidation on offer]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2200531/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 21 Oct 2013 05:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Goals galore and early markers]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2200314/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wraps up another scintillating day of football from the U-17 World Cup in UAE, where Nigeria demolished holders Mexico and Sweden got their debut tournament off to a hot start. 

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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 20:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Nigeria heap more misery on Mexico]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/matches/round=259263/match=300253573/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 19 Oct 2013 15:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Holders Mexico begin title defence]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2198164/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com talks a look ahead to all the day's action.]]>Fri, 18 Oct 2013 05:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[UAE sun rises on young hopefuls ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2197954/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look ahead at what promises to be an enthralling three weeks of football in UAE, where the best teenage players in the world will match their skills and wiles in a hunt of global glory.

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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 04:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Catch tomorrow’s stars on FIFA.com]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2195905/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=On Thursday the curtain will raise on the eagerly-awaited U-17 World Cup in UAE. FIFA.com will be on hand to offer you comprehensive coverage of all 52 matches, including exclusive interviews, photos, videos and more.

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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 01:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Who'll win the 2013 U-17 showpiece? ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2195743/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Oct 2013 06:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Icons of today stroll down junior lane ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2195374/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com caught up with several high-profile graduates from the FIFA U-17 World Cup to discuss their tournament experiences and hear advice for those teenagers to kick of in the United Arab Emirates this week.]]>Tue, 15 Oct 2013 06:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[First time in the spotlight]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2195341/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes you through some of the tournament’s world-renowned graduates.]]>Mon, 14 Oct 2013 06:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Rough diamonds ready to shine]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2193077/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com runs the rule over the official squad announcement for the FIFA U-17 World Cup which commences in just seven days.]]>Thu, 10 Oct 2013 11:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Contenders respond to UAE 2013 draw]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2158163/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com was on hand to get the reaction from coaches and representatives of the teams, with the first stage of their journey now mapped out ahead of them.]]>Tue, 27 Aug 2013 11:52:18 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[UAE draw Brazil, Mexico to face Nigeria]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2157742/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 26 Aug 2013 17:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Gutierrez: Perseverance and leadership are crucial]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2154157/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com speaks to Mexico U-17 coach Raul Gutierrez, who hopes to steer his young charges to a second successive FIFA U-17 World Cup crown in the UAE in two months’ time.]]>Mon, 19 Aug 2013 15:13:26 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Excitement builds with 100 days until UAE 2013]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2133844/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Excitement is building for the FIFA U-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates, and with 100 days to go, we take a look at the preparations ahead of the tournament.

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Tue, 09 Jul 2013 08:58:31 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013