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Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:24:00 GMTThu, 18 Apr 2019 17:03:05 GMTFIFA.com<![CDATA[FIFA.com - footballDevelopment]]>//img.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gifhttp://www.fifa.com/index.html13928rssFifa1555606408118<![CDATA[FIFA Connect: Kuwait focusing on digital player registration]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=4/news=fifa-connect-kuwait-focusing-on-digital-player-registration.htmlThu, 18 Apr 2019 14:30:00 GMT1555606408020<![CDATA[Concacaf doping control officers ready for the Gold Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=4/news=concacaf-doping-control-officers-ready-for-the-gold-cup.htmlWed, 17 Apr 2019 12:32:00 GMT1555606407380<![CDATA[Bolivian sports laboratory benefits from FIFA Forward funding]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=4/news=bolivian-sports-laboratory-benefits-from-fifa-forward-funding.htmlFri, 12 Apr 2019 11:01:00 GMT1555606407377<![CDATA[OFC Members inspiring and empowering women in Vanuatu]]>http://www.fifa.com/womens-football/news/y=2019/m=4/news=ofc-members-inspiring-and-empowering-women-in-vanuatu.htmlFri, 12 Apr 2019 10:28:00 GMT1555606407373<![CDATA[Youth football competitions paving the way in Croatia ]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=4/news=youth-football-competitions-paving-the-way-in-croatia.htmlFri, 12 Apr 2019 09:47:00 GMT1555606407359<![CDATA[NO Fond Podelis Teplom: Making children's lives better]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=4/news=fr-12-apr-no-fond-podelis-teplom-3022179.htmlWed, 10 Apr 2019 08:27:00 GMT1555606407230<![CDATA[New impetus in Tonga with Vava’U Island Training Centre]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=4/news=new-impetus-in-tonga-with-vava-u-island-training-centre.htmlWed, 10 Apr 2019 17:46:00 GMT1555606406898<![CDATA[APEC, helping disadvantaged children in Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=4/news=april-5-associacao-pro-esporte-e-cultura-365w-3021898.htmlFri, 05 Apr 2019 09:16:00 GMT1555606406930<![CDATA[Referee preparations for France 2019 continue in Doha]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2019/m=4/news=referee-preparations-for-france-2019-continue-in-doha.htmlThu, 04 Apr 2019 15:13:00 GMT1555606406711<![CDATA[Building self-esteem through football]]>http://www.fifa.com/womens-football/news/y=2019/m=4/news=building-self-esteem-through-football.htmlWed, 03 Apr 2019 10:00:00 GMT1555606406651<![CDATA[Patalon and Signeul: A match made in football heaven]]>http://www.fifa.com/womens-football/news/y=2019/m=4/news=patalon-signeul-a-match-made-football-heaven-3021567.htmlMon, 01 Apr 2019 12:29:00 GMT1555606406514<![CDATA[Vijana Amani Pamoja helping Kenyan youth]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=3/news=vijana-amani-pamoja-helping-kenyan-youth-3021514.html<p>Vijana Amani Pamoja is a Kenyan organisation that uses football as a tool to educate young people. By providing workshops and skills training, and focusing on the healthy lifestyle inherent to the sport, it seeks to improve the social integration and health of young Kenyans and better prepare them for the world of work.</p> Fri, 29 Mar 2019 12:51:00 GMT1555606406426<![CDATA[FIFA helps CAF set new doping control standards]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=3/news=fifa-helps-caf-set-new-doping-control-standards.htmlWed, 27 Mar 2019 17:35:00 GMT1555606406173<![CDATA[China embarks on 100-strong foreign coach project]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=3/news=china-embarks-on-100-strong-foreign-coach-project.htmlMon, 25 Mar 2019 00:59:00 GMT1555606406080<![CDATA[FIFA Forward 2.0 expands in Asia with the help of successful workshops]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=3/news=fifa-forward-2-0-expands-in-asia-with-the-help-of-successful-workshops.htmlFri, 22 Mar 2019 12:18:00 GMT1555606405903<![CDATA[Football emergency medicine course raising awareness in Rwanda]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=3/news=football-emergency-medicine-course-raising-awareness-in-rwanda.htmlWed, 20 Mar 2019 13:35:00 GMT1555606405913<![CDATA[FEPAFUT and FIFA Forward unveil rehabilitated football stadium in Panama ]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=3/news=fepafut-and-fifa-forward-unveil-rehabilitated-football-stadium-in-panama.htmlWed, 20 Mar 2019 11:15:00 GMT1555606405710<![CDATA[Women’s and youth football development making progress in New Zealand]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=3/news=women-s-and-youth-football-development-making-progress-in-new-zealand.htmlMon, 18 Mar 2019 19:21:00 GMT1555606405567<![CDATA[Spielmann and Serneels: Hand in hand and island to island]]>http://www.fifa.com/womens-football/news/y=2019/m=3/news=spielmann-serneels-hand-in-hand-and-island-to-island-3020567.html<p>In the men’s game Belgium and France battled it out at the top of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking in late 2018. But in the women’s game, meanwhile, the two countries have been working hand in hand since the start of the year, as shown by Stephanie Spielmann and Ives Serneels.</p> Fri, 15 Mar 2019 11:40:00 GMT1555606405551<![CDATA[Centralised youth leagues help identify Poland's talents of tomorrow]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=3/news=centralised-youth-leagues-help-identifying-the-talents-of-tomorrow-in-poland.htmlFri, 15 Mar 2019 11:08:00 GMT1555606405252<![CDATA[Women’s Premier League in Kenya gets a big push]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=3/news=women-s-premier-league-in-kenya-gets-a-big-push.htmlSat, 09 Mar 2019 13:01:00 GMT1555606405223<![CDATA[Concacaf members come together on International Women’s Day at FIFA conference]]>http://www.fifa.com/womens-football/news/y=2019/m=3/news=concacaf-members-come-together-on-international-women-s-day-at-fifa-conference.htmlSat, 09 Mar 2019 15:37:00 GMT1555606405194<![CDATA[FIFA to Hold First Global Women’s Football Convention]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2019/m=3/news=fifa-to-hold-first-global-women-s-football-convention.htmlFri, 08 Mar 2019 20:14:00 GMT1555606405182<![CDATA[Uruguay is increasing its support for women’s football development thanks to FIFA Forward]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=3/news=fifa-forward-helping-develop-women-s-football-in-uruguay.htmlFri, 08 Mar 2019 17:33:00 GMT1555606405179<![CDATA[Belize successfully organise inaugural national youth championship]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=3/news=belize-successfully-organise-inaugural-national-youth-championship.htmlFri, 08 Mar 2019 16:40:00 GMT1555606405112<![CDATA[Amy Rodriguez talks football, pregnancy and motherhood]]>http://www.fifa.com/womens-football/news/y=2019/m=3/news=amy-rodriguez-talks-football-pregnancy-and-motherhood.htmlThu, 07 Mar 2019 09:56:00 GMT1555606405123<![CDATA[Signeul: We need to give girls the same opportunity ]]>http://www.fifa.com/womens-football/news/y=2019/m=3/news=signuel-we-need-to-give-girls-the-same-opportunity.htmlFri, 08 Mar 2019 08:04:00 GMT1555606405077<![CDATA[Women’s football gaining momentum in Finland]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=3/news=women-s-football-gaining-momentum-in-finland.htmlThu, 07 Mar 2019 15:13:00 GMT1555606404957<![CDATA[With the Festival des îles, FIFA Forward helps to grow Polynesian football]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=3/news=with-the-festival-des-iles-fifa-forward-helps-to-grow-polynesian-football.htmlTue, 05 Mar 2019 15:55:00 GMT1555606404699<![CDATA[Palestinian football set for the future with refreshed stadium and new modern facilities]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=3/news=palestinian-football-set-for-the-future-with-refreshed-stadium-and-new-modern-fa.htmlTue, 05 Mar 2019 11:42:00 GMT1555606404692<![CDATA[Sixth AFC Medical Conference underway in Chengdu]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=3/news=sixth-afc-medical-conference-underway-in-chengdu.htmlTue, 05 Mar 2019 09:10:00 GMT1555606404243<![CDATA[Wiegman and Panico: a friendship flourishing in Florence ]]>http://www.fifa.com/womens-football/news/y=2019/m=3/news=wiegman-and-panico-a-friendship-flourishing-in-florence.htmlWed, 27 Feb 2019 12:22:00 GMT1555606404105<![CDATA[The former pro helping refugee girls shine]]>http://www.fifa.com/womens-football/news/y=2019/m=2/news=the-former-pro-helping-refugee-girls.htmlMon, 25 Feb 2019 12:02:00 GMT1555606403947<![CDATA[FIFA football medicine course a first for Guyana]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=2/news=fifa-football-medicine-course-a-first-for-guyana.htmlFri, 22 Feb 2019 13:59:00 GMT1555606403858<![CDATA[Diacre and Chan, a pair of pioneers]]>http://www.fifa.com/womens-football/news/y=2019/m=2/news=diacre-and-chan-a-pair-of-pioneers.htmlThu, 21 Feb 2019 13:21:00 GMT1555606403368<![CDATA[The Sanneh Foundation empowering youth at home and abroad]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=2/news=the-sanneh-foundation-empowering-the-twin-cities-youth-and-beyond.htmlThu, 14 Feb 2019 14:21:00 GMT1555606403288<![CDATA[Liz Angeles, more than just a player]]>http://www.fifa.com/womens-football/news/y=2019/m=2/news=liz-angeles-more-than-just-a-player.htmlWed, 13 Feb 2019 15:25:00 GMT1555606403281<![CDATA[FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine now available in French and Spanish]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=2/news=fifa-diploma-in-football-medicine-now-available-in-french-and-spanish.htmlWed, 13 Feb 2019 14:07:00 GMT1555606403079<![CDATA[FIFA President opens regional development office in Addis Ababa]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=2/news=fifa-president-opens-regional-development-office-in-addis-ababa.htmlMon, 11 Feb 2019 22:12:00 GMT1555606403017<![CDATA[Breaking barriers at the age of eight]]>http://www.fifa.com/womens-football/news/y=2019/m=2/news=breaking-barriers-at-the-age-of-eight-3018017.htmlMon, 11 Feb 2019 11:46:00 GMT1555606403054<![CDATA[First ever sports health centre opened in Nicaragua]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=2/news=first-ever-sports-health-center-opened-in-nicaragua.htmlMon, 11 Feb 2019 16:31:00 GMT1555606402840<![CDATA[Grassroots in Ecuador take giant leap to prepare for the next generation]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=2/news=grassroots-in-ecuador-take-giant-leap-to-prepare-for-the-next-generation.htmlFri, 08 Feb 2019 09:30:00 GMT1555606402514<![CDATA[Learning from a titan of women’s football management]]>http://www.fifa.com/womens-football/news/y=2019/m=2/news=learning-from-a-titan-of-women-s-football-management.htmlSun, 03 Feb 2019 10:40:00 GMT1555606402791<![CDATA[Sport - The Bridge using football to reunite families]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=2/news=sport-the-bridge-using-football-to-reunite-families.html<p>Founded in Ethiopia in 2004, Sport the Bridge is non-governmental organisation whose goal it is to reintegrate street children into their families and education through sport. The NGO’s activities are concentrated in the country’s capital Addis Ababa, where thousands of homeless children – often from rural regions – have to fend for themselves and face the dangers of living on the street.</p> Fri, 08 Feb 2019 11:51:00 GMT1555606402524<![CDATA[Sundhage and Bernhard looking to learn from one another]]>http://www.fifa.com/womens-football/news/y=2019/m=2/news=sundhage-and-bernhard-looking-to-learn-from-one-another.html<p>Headline: Sundhage and Bernhard looking to learn from one another</p> Tue, 05 Feb 2019 11:13:00 GMT1555606401317<![CDATA[Street League, helping young people through football]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=2/news=street-league-helping-young-people-through-football.htmlWed, 23 Jan 2019 15:59:00 GMT1555606402363<![CDATA[Kick-off for the Football Executive Programme for the Caribbean]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=1/news=kick-off-for-the-football-executive-programme-for-the-caribbean.htmlThu, 31 Jan 2019 16:08:00 GMT1555606402336<![CDATA[Remembering former top referee Peter Mikkelsen ]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2019/m=1/news=remembering-former-top-referee-peter-mikkelsen.htmlThu, 31 Jan 2019 15:42:00 GMT1555606402327<![CDATA[Milan meeting first step on a journey to opportunity]]>http://www.fifa.com/womens-football/news/y=2019/m=1/news=milan-meeting-first-step-on-a-journey-to-opportunity.htmlThu, 31 Jan 2019 10:52:00 GMT