Next week on FIFA.com
*Like every Sunday, we whet your appetite with a sneak peek at what awaits you on *FIFA.com **over the coming days.
It is Korea DPR against USA on one side of the draw, while Japan face France on the other. Who will come out on top to progress to the grand final of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016? Check out FIFA.com on Tuesday to find out how the two semi-final showdowns play out: we will be continuing our exhaustive coverage of the tournament with post-game reports, reactions and analysis, not to mention videos and photos.
The Best FIFA Football Awards™ have got people talking, from the fans to expert observers. On this note, here at FIFA.com we have reached out to a number of well-known figures to canvass their views on the contenders for these illustrious accolades. We will be bringing you the thoughts of former Spain coach Vicente del Bosque on Monday, while the following day, Neil Aspin will be discussing his erstwhile protégé Jamie Vardy's rise to prominence, and on Wednesday, Nadine Kessler will be having her say on the women's nominees. Similarly, Wilson Perez will be lifting the lid on when Luis Suarez first caught his eye.
On Thursday, FIFA.com will declare the 55 nominees for the FIFA FIFPro World11 while on Friday, we'll be announcing the three finalists of The Best Women's Player, Men’s Player, Women's Coach, Men's Coach and Puskas Award, as well as the three nominees for the Fan Award. The winners will be presented at the eagerly awaited ceremony on 9 January 2017. Also on Friday, Paulinho will be opening up about his triumphant return to the Brazil fold and his lofty ambitions with the five-time FIFA World Cup™ winners. The day before that, Florent Sinama Pongolle will be reminiscing on his exploits with France at the FIFA U-17 World Cup Trinidad and Tobago 2001.
It is poised to be an intriguing week in the world of women's football and not just because of the denouement over in Papua New Guinea: there are also a host of senior international friendlies in store involving the big powers. FIFA.com will be on hand to round up the top stories both from these fixtures and from all of November's action.
Besides all of the above, there is plenty more on the menu in the coming days. Rest assured you will also find all of your favourite regular features, such as our statistical review and the quotes of the week, plus our usual large serving of photos and videos. Have a great week on FIFA.com.