<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2018 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 29 Jan 2018 01:58:00 GMTTue, 19 Jun 2018 13:50:47 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Mexico prevail in strengthened CONCACAF region ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=1/news=mexico-prevail-in-strengthened-concacaf-region-2927142.htmlMexico were crowned CONCACAF champions for the first time in their history as they led the region's trio heading to the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018, joined by runners-up USA and third-placed Haiti.

 
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Mon, 29 Jan 2018 01:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018
<![CDATA[Mexico, USA book tickets to France 2018]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=1/news=usa-edge-haiti-on-penalties-to-book-france-2018-ticket-2927071.htmlAfter a thrilling day of penalty shoot-out drama, Mexico and USA advanced to the CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship 2018 final and booked their tickets to the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018.

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Fri, 26 Jan 2018 21:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018
<![CDATA[CONCACAF's best battle for France 2018 berths ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=1/news=concacaf-s-best-battle-for-france-2018-berths-2926412.htmlTrinidad and Tobago will be the setting for the ninth edition of the 2018 CONCACAF Women’s U-20 Championship, which begins on Thursday, with three places at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup up for grabs.

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018
<![CDATA[Marta looks to France 2019 and beyond]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=1/news=marta-looks-to-france-2019-and-beyond-2925562.htmlMarta talks exclusively with FIFA.com about Brazil’s push for FIFA Women’s World Cup success at France 2019, her long-term plans on and off the pitch, and much more.

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Tue, 02 Jan 2018 09:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019
<![CDATA[The young stars of 2017]]>/live-scores/news/y=2017/m=12/news=the-young-stars-of-2017-2925601.htmlFIFA.com presents you with 11 young players who have hit the headlines this year and who are likely to continue doing so in the future.

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Sun, 24 Dec 2017 08:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[Australia hit all-time high as USA end 2017 on top]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=12/news=australia-hit-all-time-high-as-usa-end-2017-on-top-2924260.htmlUSA will bring in another new year as the top-ranked women’s national team after holding on to top spot in the final FIFA Women's World Ranking of 2017.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[England make history as football takes over India]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=england-make-history-as-football-takes-over-india-2918205.htmlRecords, goals and a new name on the trophy: just three things to come out of an incredible few weeks of action at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. We wrap up the tournament that led England's triumph and the sub-continent going football mad.

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Sun, 29 Oct 2017 12:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[England's Brewster lights up quarter-final in Goa]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=england-s-brewster-lights-up-quarter-final-in-goa-2916402.htmlFIFA.com spoke to England forward Rhian Brewster following his hat-trick display versus USA in the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.]]>Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Mali and England keep trophy bid alive]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=mali-and-england-keep-trophy-bid-alive-2916391.htmlSat, 21 Oct 2017 19:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Brewster leads England to last four]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275927/match=300394741/match-report.htmlSat, 21 Oct 2017 17:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=10/news=the-week-in-numbers-2916023.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with miss-kicks and spot-kicks.]]>Fri, 20 Oct 2017 04:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Anderson: England's penalty hero]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=anderson-england-s-penalty-hero-2915740.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 09:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Weah: I was just so excited]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=weah-i-was-just-so-excited-2915217.htmlFIFA.com spoke to USA’s hat-trick hero Tim Weah after Monday’s big win over Paraguay to get a sense of what the result in New Delhi meant to him and his side.]]>Mon, 16 Oct 2017 19:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Germany, USA cruise into last eight]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=germany-usa-cruise-into-last-eight-2915216.htmlMon, 16 Oct 2017 19:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Weah hat-trick leads USA to five-goal triumph]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275929/match=300394744/match-report.htmlMon, 16 Oct 2017 17:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Group stage full of historic moments]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=group-stage-full-of-historic-moments-2914795.htmlSun, 15 Oct 2017 12:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Full steam ahead for Colombia, Ghana and Mali]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=full-steam-ahead-for-colombia-ghana-and-mali-2914108.htmlWhile the hosts bowed out, Colombia, Ghana and Mali all collected impressive victories on day seven of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 21:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Colombia cool USA's momentum]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394703/match-report.htmlThu, 12 Oct 2017 17:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Ethics workshops combine fun, education for U-17s]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=ethics-workshops-combine-fun-education-for-u-17s-2913264.htmlThu, 12 Oct 2017 08:23:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[USA youngsters keen to show future is bright]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=usa-youngsters-keen-to-show-future-is-bright-2913309.htmlWed, 11 Oct 2017 09:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Paraguay into last 16, India facing elimination]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=paraguay-into-last-16-india-facing-elimination-2912423.htmlMon, 09 Oct 2017 20:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Akinola winner takes USA top of Group A]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394711/match-report.htmlMon, 09 Oct 2017 14:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[USA cruise to comfortable win over hosts India]]>/u17worldcup/matches/round=275931/match=300394710/match-report.htmlIndia’s debut at a FIFA competition ended in a 3-0 loss after the FIFA U-17 World Cup hosts fell to USA in their Group A opener in New Delhi on Friday evening.

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Fri, 06 Oct 2017 17:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[How to follow the FIFA U-17 World Cup]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=how-to-follow-the-fifa-u-17-world-cup-2910235.htmlFIFA.com will have you covered wherever you are.]]>Wed, 04 Oct 2017 12:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[India welcomes the stars of tomorrow]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=india-welcomes-the-stars-of-tomorrow-2910156.htmlFIFA.com previews the 17th edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, as India plays host to some of football's stars of the future from 6 to 28 October.]]>Wed, 04 Oct 2017 04:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[India 2017 in numbers]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=facts-and-figures-about-india-2017-2910054.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at some of the most impressive facts and figures surrounding the history of the tournament, the participating teams and the upcoming edition of the competition.]]>Mon, 02 Oct 2017 07:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Ghana keen to rekindle past glories]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=ghana-keen-to-rekindle-past-glories-2909904.html

Ghana have twice been crowned FIFA U-17 World Cup champions, but after a decade absence from the tournament, the Black Starlets are keen to make up for lost time according to coach Paa Kwesi Fabin.

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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 04:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Talented youngsters set for Indian odyssey]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=9/news=talented-youngsters-set-for-indian-odyssey-2909087.htmlTue, 26 Sep 2017 10:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Lloyd: France will be an ideal stage]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=lloyd-france-will-be-an-ideal-stage-2908237.htmlUSA's Carli Lloyd looks at the past, present and future of women's football with FIFA.com as the countdown to the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019 begins in earnest.]]>Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Memorable moment: Chastain's celebration]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=memorable-moment-chastain-s-celebration-2907572.htmlSun, 17 Sep 2017 14:43:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Hamm: France can set a new standard]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=9/news=hamm-france-can-set-a-new-standard-2908211.htmlFIFA.com about her illustrious career and the next Women’s World Cup in France.]]>Sun, 17 Sep 2017 11:22:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=9/news=the-week-in-numbers-2907968.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with goal feats from big-name forwards.]]>Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:45:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Ticos made to wait, Panama up to third]]>/worldcup/news/ticos-made-to-wait-panama-up-to-third-2906984Wed, 06 Sep 2017 06:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Ticos eye qualification as USA, Panama scrap for third]]>/worldcup/news/ticos-eye-qualification-as-usa-panama-scrap-for-third-2906675Costa Rica can become the second team through from the CONCACAF region with a victory over already-qualified Mexico, while USA will seek to bounce back from their defeat against Los Ticos against Honduras. FIFA.com previews these and the other matches in the region. 

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Mon, 04 Sep 2017 14:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Mexico on brink of reaching Russia]]>/worldcup/news/mexico-on-brink-of-reaching-russia-2905999Thu, 31 Aug 2017 16:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Weah and USA seeking glory in India]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=8/news=weah-and-usa-seeking-glory-in-india-2904848.htmlMon, 21 Aug 2017 15:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[The Week in Numbers]]>/news/y=2017/m=8/news=the-week-in-numbers-2904494.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a familiar office for the French and the end of long unbeaten runs.]]>Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:07:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Big and little, old and new]]>/news/y=2017/m=8/news=big-and-little-old-and-new-2903831.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with Real retention and climbing Poles.]]>Fri, 11 Aug 2017 16:27:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Brazil back on top while Gold Cup performers climb]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=8/news=brazil-back-on-top-while-gold-cup-performers-climb-2903380.htmlBrazil have returned to the top of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking after a one-month hiatus, replacing reigning FIFA World Cup™ champions Germany (2nd, down 1), who slipped back into second spot.

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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[Lloyd: Being the Best requires many different qualities]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2017/m=8/news=lloyd-england-s-a-football-culture-2902882.htmlUpon announcing London as the next host for The Best FIFA Football Awards, FIFA.com caught up with Carli Lloyd to get her thoughts about the host city and what all goes in to being voted as The Best FIFA Women’s Player.

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Fri, 04 Aug 2017 11:41:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2017
<![CDATA[EURO stars, comebacks and a circus trick]]>/news/y=2017/m=8/news=euro-stars-comebacks-and-a-circus-trick-2902842.htmlFIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a Brazilian equalling an Alessandro Del Piero feat and the end of unprecedented hegemony.]]>Fri, 04 Aug 2017 07:44:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Kepler: Berlin, Bundesliga and baseball]]>/news/y=2017/m=7/news=kepler-berlin-bundesliga-and-baseball-2902426.htmlFIFA.com about his history in football and formative years spent at Hertha Berlin with USA international John Brooks.]]>Tue, 01 Aug 2017 14:32:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Gulati: India 2017 a special event for me]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=gulati-india-2017-a-special-event-for-me-2902257.htmlFIFA.com caught up with FIFA Council member Sunil Gulati at the India 2017 Official Draw in Mumbai, which saw the hosts - the country of Gulati’s birth – drawn against USA – the country where he was raised and now lives – in their opening match.

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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 14:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
<![CDATA[Season 3 concludes in Los Angeles ]]>/fifaeworldcup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=season-3-concludes-in-los-angeles-2902184.htmlThu, 27 Jul 2017 16:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017<![CDATA[Stars and Stripes close gap on El Tri ]]>/live-scores/goldcup/news/newsid/290/196/1/index.htmlThu, 27 Jul 2017 15:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017<![CDATA[Video Vault: The shot heard round the world]]>/worldcup/news/archive-the-shot-heard-round-the-world-2902137On the back of Jordan Morris’ late winner in the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup final, we look back on another memorable USA goal – Paul Caligiuri’s ‘shot heard around the world’, which clinched the Stars and Stripes’ qualification to the FIFA World Cup Italy 1990™. 

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Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=1990 FIFA World Cup Italy™
<![CDATA[USA win sixth Gold Cup title ]]>/live-scores/goldcup/news/newsid/290/210/2/index.htmlThu, 27 Jul 2017 05:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017<![CDATA[Altidore, Dempsey send USA to final]]>/live-scores/goldcup/news/newsid/290/179/0/index.htmlSun, 23 Jul 2017 05:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017<![CDATA[Favourites prevail as last-four takes shape]]>/live-scores/goldcup/news/newsid/290/159/3/index.htmlFIFA.com reviews the opening two 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup semi-finals as continental heavyweights Costa Rica and USA progressed with narrow wins.]]>Thu, 20 Jul 2017 05:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017<![CDATA[USA back on top, Women’s World Cup qualifiers make impact]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=6/news=usa-back-on-top-women-s-world-cup-qualifiers-make-impact-2897489.htmlA busy few months across the world of women’s football has seen qualifying for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ get underway across Europe and Asia.

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News