<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2018 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 06 Sep 2017 11:49:00 GMTThu, 13 Dec 2018 17:26:50 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[All Whites safely navigate arduous Pacific journey]]>/worldcup/news/all-whites-safely-navigate-arduous-pacific-journey-2907193FIFA.com reviews two years of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Oceania which commenced in Tonga and concluded with New Zealand setting up an intercontinental play-off against a South American opponent. ]]>Wed, 06 Sep 2017 11:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[PNG, New Zealand headline U-20 Women's World Cup aspirants]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=png-new-zealand-headline-u-20-world-cup-aspirants-2900771.htmlFIFA.com previews the Oceanian qualifiers for the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup where last year's hosts Papua New Guinea are hoping to upset New Zealand and become the first nation to reach France 2018.]]>Mon, 10 Jul 2017 07:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018<![CDATA[New Zealand climb ahead of Confed Cup, Poles into top ten]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=5/news=new-zealand-climb-ahead-of-confed-cup-poles-into-top-ten-2890741.htmlAhead of a busy month in senior international football, with FIFA World Cup™ qualifying and the FIFA Confederations Cup set to take centre stage in June, there has been a small amount of notable movement in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking. 

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Thu, 01 Jun 2017 08:55:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[Prolific Gunemba rides atop PNG’s wave of success]]>/worldcup/news/prolific-gunemba-rides-atop-png-s-wave-of-success-2891618FIFA.com hears from Papua New Guinea star striker Raymond Gunemba about the massive growth spurt for football in his homeland, and the Kapuls hopes ahead of their crucial upcoming Russia 2018 qualifiers.]]>Thu, 01 Jun 2017 08:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Seventh heaven for Auckland City]]>/live-scores/ofcchampionsleague/news/newsid/288/314/0/index.htmlFIFA.com reviews this year's OFC Champions League where Auckland City reached another FIFA Club World Cup after a campaign that was dominant even by their standards.]]>Mon, 08 May 2017 10:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2017 <![CDATA[PNG ticking off more milestones]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=4/news=png-ticking-off-more-milestones-2880130.htmlFIFA.com examines the rise and rise of Papua New Guinea football, which has culminated in a record high on the FIFA/Coca-Coca World Ranking.]]>Thu, 20 Apr 2017 09:29:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA celebrates International Day of Sport for Development and Peace]]>/sustainability/news/y=2017/m=4/news=fifa-celebrates-international-day-of-sport-for-development-and-peace-2878446.htmlThu, 06 Apr 2017 09:59:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Tahiti comeback breaks PNG hearts]]>/worldcup/news/tahiti-comeback-breaks-png-hearts-2876767Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Pacific pair bound for India after historic fortnight]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=pacific-pair-bound-for-india-after-historic-fortnight-2868653.htmlFIFA.com reviews a historic edition of the OFC U-17 Championship in which New Zealand and New Caledonia booked passage to India 2017.]]>Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Oceanian contenders eye Auckland's crown]]>/live-scores/ofcchampionsleague/news/newsid/286/843/3/index.htmlFIFA.com previews the OFC Champions League where Team Wellington lead a host of contenders seeking to end Auckland's City's dominance.]]>Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2017 <![CDATA[Passage to India on offer in Oceania]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=passage-to-india-on-offer-in-oceania-2866725.htmlFIFA.com previews the OFC U-17 Championship where for the first time two tickets to the global arena are on offer to the eight aspirants.]]>Fri, 10 Feb 2017 06:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Technical Study Group publishes report on Papua New Guinea 2016]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2017/m=1/news=technical-study-group-publishes-report-on-papua-new-guinea-2016-2863547.htmlThe Technical Study Group (TSG) has published its report on the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016. You can download and read it all on FIFA.com.

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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 09:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[FIFA’s development activities hit new heights in 2016 ]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=12/news=fifa-s-development-activities-hit-new-heights-in-2016-2860674.htmlFri, 30 Dec 2016 20:09:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[PNG icon Siniu takes pride in local achievement]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=png-icon-siniu-takes-pride-in-local-achievement-2857240.htmlFIFA.com hears from Papua New Guinea senior women's team captain Deslyn Siniu about the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup and what the tournament has meant for women’s football in the Melanesian nation.]]>Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Praise for PNG ahead of tournament finale]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=praise-for-png-ahead-of-tournament-finale-2857157.htmlFIFA.com looks at some of the key discussion points from the press conference held in Port Moresby reviewing the 2016 FIFA Women's World Cup.]]>Thu, 01 Dec 2016 07:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Volunteer programme changing lives in PNG]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=volunteer-programme-changing-lives-in-png-2855929.htmlFIFA.com looks at how the unique volunteers programme at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup is genuinely making a difference to people from underprivileged backgrounds in Papua New Guinea.]]>Tue, 29 Nov 2016 03:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[An evening to honour the “17th team”]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=ein-abend-im-zeichen-des-17-teams-2855704-2855771.htmlMon, 28 Nov 2016 14:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Papua New Guinea 2016 in tweets]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=papua-new-guinea-2016-in-tweets-2855610.htmlFIFA.com looks at how the opening few weeks at Papua New Guinea 2016 have been covered in tweets.]]>Sun, 27 Nov 2016 07:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Live Your Goals inspires Port Moresby youngsters]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=live-your-goals-inspire-port-moresby-youngsters-2855605.htmlSun, 27 Nov 2016 05:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2016/m=11/news=the-week-in-quotes-2854833.htmlWe hear from Steven Gerrard, Mauricio Pochettino, Jurgen Klinsmann, as well as the players that are shining at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016 in the latest edition of The Week in Quotes. 

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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 08:52:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Scott: Football has the ability to inspire]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=scott-football-has-the-ability-to-inspire-2854117.htmlFIFA.com hears from Alex Scott about her impressions on and off the field in Papua New Guinea, and how football has made a difference to the nation during the tournament.]]>Wed, 23 Nov 2016 10:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Empowering PNG’s female sports journalists ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=empowering-png-s-female-sports-journalists-2854100.htmlWed, 23 Nov 2016 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Scott inspires PNG youngsters]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=scott-inspires-png-youngsters-2853935.htmlTue, 22 Nov 2016 07:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[The goal that rocked a nation]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=the-goal-that-rocked-a-nation-2853305.html​FIFA.com ​after she scored a historic goal for FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup hosts Papua New Guinea against Korea DPR in her side's final game of the tournament.]]>Sun, 20 Nov 2016 15:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Hosts make history, Asian sides make hay ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=hosts-make-history-asian-sides-make-hay-2853301.htmlFIFA.com reviews the penultimate group-stage matchday at Papua New Guinea 2016 headlined by thumping wins for Japan and Korea DPR, nervy progression for Brazil and an explosion of joy for the host nation.]]>Sun, 20 Nov 2016 13:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[High-profile support for "Walk for Life" initiative]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=high-profile-support-for-walk-for-life-initiative-2853207.htmlSun, 20 Nov 2016 12:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Korea DPR win big as PNG finish with a flourish]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353167/match-report.htmlSun, 20 Nov 2016 11:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Blackstenius brings scoring touch to the world stage]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=blackstenius-brings-scoring-touch-to-the-world-stage-2851688.htmlFIFA.com heard from Sweden's goalscorer extraordinaire Stina Blackstenius after her near-record four-goal haul against Papua New Guinea.]]>Wed, 16 Nov 2016 15:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Spain avenge, Korea DPR advance]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=spain-avenge-korea-dpr-advance-2851683.htmlFIFA.com reviews matchday 3 at Papua New Guinea 2016, highlighted by a dose of revenge for Spain over Japan, and an exit for the hosts.]]>Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Blackstenius lifts Sweden past PNG]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353175/match-report.htmlWed, 16 Nov 2016 11:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Big wins and goals aplenty on opening day]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=big-wins-and-goals-aplenty-on-opening-day-2850147.htmlSun, 13 Nov 2016 11:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Colour and tradition mark PNG Opening Ceremony]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=png-2016-opening-ceremony-2849703.htmlSun, 13 Nov 2016 11:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Brazil rout brave PNG]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=275987/match=300353164/match-report.htmlSun, 13 Nov 2016 11:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Port Moresby Fan Zone opens its doors]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=port-moresby-fan-zone-opens-its-doors-2849573.htmlSat, 12 Nov 2016 14:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Official song for Papua New Guinea 2016]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=official-song-for-papua-new-guinea-2016-2849509.htmlSat, 12 Nov 2016 09:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Host nation pair embody PNG spirit]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=host-nation-pair-embody-png-spirit-2849537.htmlSat, 12 Nov 2016 09:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Fan Zone of Papua New Guinea 2016 to be launched]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=fan-zone-of-papua-new-guinea-2016-to-be-launched-2849491.htmlSat, 12 Nov 2016 03:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Papua New Guinea 2016 in numbers]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=papua-new-guinea-2016-in-numbers-2848810.htmlFIFA.com presents some interesting facts, figures and records from the tournament’s history books.]]>Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Give the red card to violence against women and children]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=give-the-red-card-to-violence-against-women-and-children-2848898.htmlThu, 10 Nov 2016 23:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Warm PNG welcome brings out the smiles ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=warm-png-welcome-brings-out-the-smiles-2848881.htmlFIFA.com heard about the reasons behind this and the reactions of those being welcomed.]]>Thu, 10 Nov 2016 07:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Starting small, making it big]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=starting-small-making-it-big-2848607.htmlFIFA.com looks back at the heroines of U-20 Women’s World Cups in years past.]]>Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[The great goals of the U-20 Women's World Cup]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=the-great-goals-of-the-u-20-women-s-world-cup-2848624.htmlTue, 08 Nov 2016 08:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Next week on FIFA.com]]>/news/y=2016/m=11/news=next-week-on-fifa-com-2848128.html

Like every Sunday, we whet your appetite with a sneak peek at what is in store for you on FIFA.com in the coming days, which will be headlined by international action.


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Sun, 06 Nov 2016 13:37:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=News centreKind=News
<![CDATA[U-20 Women's World Cup match tickets go on sale ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=u-20-women-s-world-cup-match-tickets-go-on-sale-2847388.htmlTue, 01 Nov 2016 07:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Next week on FIFA.com]]>/news/y=2016/m=10/news=ca-se-passe-cette-semaine-sur-fifa-com-2843900-2843948.htmlJust like every Sunday, we whet your appetite with a preview of what FIFA.com will be serving up in the coming days, in which international football will be at the fore.

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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 20:33:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=News centreKind=News
<![CDATA[Referees and assistant referees for FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016 appointed]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=referees-and-assistant-referees-for-fifa-u-20-women-s-world-cup-papua--2837773.htmlWed, 05 Oct 2016 11:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Air Niugini and Telikom PNG announced as National Supporters of Papua New Guinea 2016]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=air-niugini-and-telikom-png-announced-as-national-supporters-of-papua--2836943.htmlThe national airline of Papua New Guinea, Air Niugini, and the telecommunications company Telikom PNG have been announced as National Supporters of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, which will be held in the country’s capital, Port Moresby, this coming November and December.

 
 
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Historic landmarks highlight Oceanian qualifiers ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=historic-landmarks-highlight-oceanian-qualifiers-2835033.htmlFIFA.com reviews a historic edition of the OFC U-20 Championship as New Zealand and Vanuatu earned progression to the world stage.]]>Mon, 19 Sep 2016 09:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Three women to manage FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup stadiums]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=three-women-to-manage-fifa-u-20-women-s-world-cup-stadiums-2833739.htmlThu, 15 Sep 2016 09:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[Live Your Goals launched in Papua New Guinea ]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=8/news=live-your-goals-launched-in-papua-new-guinea-2820583.htmlTue, 09 Aug 2016 15:55:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News