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Tue, 20 Nov 2018 13:47:00 GMTTue, 11 Dec 2018 22:13:24 GMTFIFA.com<![CDATA[FIFA.com - FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018]]>//img.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gifhttp://www.fifa.com/index.html13928rssFifa1544569414049<![CDATA[Pizarro stunner voted Uruguay 2018's best goal]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=goal-of-the-tournament-uruguay-2018.htmlFri, 07 Dec 2018 13:57:00 GMT1544569413595<![CDATA[Spain sit atop unprecedented podium]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=spain-sit-atop-unprecedented-podium.html<p>Spain became the fifth country to win the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, lifting the coveted trophy at Uruguay 2018 and laying to rest the demons of Costa Rica 2014, when they lost in the final.</p> Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:02:00 GMT1544569408685<![CDATA[Mexico’s Perez looking nowhere but forward]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=mexico-perez-looking-forward-3004685.html<p>Nicole Perez’s eyes might be red but she has not lost her composure. Her words convey the same sense of clarity and vision that she displayed on the pitch throughout the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018.</p> Sun, 02 Dec 2018 08:01:00 GMT1544569408679<![CDATA[Spain’s 'veterans' enjoy moment of redemption]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=spain-enjoy-moment-redemption-3004679.html<p>Spain had just won the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018 on Saturday and their players were celebrating joyfully. For three of them, the victory was particularly sweet.</p> Sun, 02 Dec 2018 06:23:00 GMT1544569408623<![CDATA[Pina crowned player of the tournament]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=pina-crowned-player-of-tournament-3004623.html<p>FIFA.com recaps all of the awards given to players and teams at the conclusion of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018.</p> Sun, 02 Dec 2018 01:16:00 GMT1544569408620<![CDATA[Spain join U-17 Women's World Cup royalty]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=spain-join-u-17-women-s-world-cup-royalty.html<p>Spain were crowned FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup champions for the first time in their history with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Mexico in the final. New Zealand wrapped up their historic performance at Uruguay 2018 by finishing with the bronze medal after a 2-1 win over Canada in the match for third place.</p> Sat, 01 Dec 2018 14:47:00 GMT1544569408598<![CDATA[Pina-inspired Spain win maiden U-17 Women's World Cup title ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=pina-inspired-spain-win-maiden-u-17-women-s-world-cup-title.html<p>Spain edged Mexico 2-1 in the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018 final, thanks largely to Claudia Pina's first-half brace, to be crowned champions for the first time in the country's history.</p> Sat, 01 Dec 2018 14:43:00 GMT1544569408535<![CDATA[Historic Wisnewski strike leads Kiwis to bronze]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=historic-wisnewski-strike-leads-kiwis-to-bronze.html<p>New Zealand ensured their historic performance at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018 was capped off with a podium finish with a 2-1 victory over Canada in the match for third place.</p> Sat, 01 Dec 2018 14:35:00 GMT1544569408437<![CDATA[On course for continued growth]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=on-course-for-continued-growth-3004437.html<p>The FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018 served as the ideal context for a new FIFA Regional Course for Women’s Football, held in Montevideo from 12 to 21 November.</p> Sat, 01 Dec 2018 15:41:00 GMT1544569408393<![CDATA[Celeste heroines thrill the next generation]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=12/news=celeste-heroines-thrill-the-next-generation.html<p>FIFA.com recaps a visit that several players from the Uruguay team made to Escuela 355, a school where some children were practising to perform at the closing ceremony of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018.</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2018 22:19:00 GMT1544569408377<![CDATA[Mexico's Flores excelling at universal language of football]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=mexico-flores-excelling-universal-language-football-3004377.html<p>FIFA.com speaks with Mexico midfielder Silvana Flores on the eve of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018 Final to hear about her unique journey to the world stage.</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2018 22:08:00 GMT1544569408326<![CDATA[History on the line in Montevideo]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=history-on-the-line-in-montevideo.html<p>Whatever happens on Saturday night, history will be made at the Estadio Charrua in Montevideo. Spain or Mexico will be lifting the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup trophy and it will be the first Women's World Cup final triumph at any age level for either nation.</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2018 13:22:00 GMT1544569408305<![CDATA[Semi stand-out Lopez dreaming of final glory]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=semi-stand-out-lopez-dreaming-of-final-glory-3004305.html<p>FIFA.com speaks with Spain midfielder Irene Lopez, who has been a key figure in their charge to the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018 Final.</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2018 02:14:00 GMT1544569408297<![CDATA[Spain or Mexico: what sets each team apart?]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=spain-mexico-what-sets-each-team-apart-3004297.html<p><strong>FIFA.com</strong> gives three reasons why both Spain and Mexico have propelled themselves to the top two steps of the podium at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018.</p> Thu, 29 Nov 2018 20:22:00 GMT1544569408243<![CDATA[New Zealanders on a high despite defeat]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=new-zealanders-on-a-high-despite-defeat.html<p>After finishing group runners-up to Ghana to advance to the last eight, New Zealand secured their first victory in 16 attempts against Japan – defeating them on penalties – but ultimately lost to Spain in their semi-final battle.</p> Thu, 29 Nov 2018 09:02:00 GMT1544569408206<![CDATA[Spain and Mexico punch final tickets]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=spain-mexico-punch-final-tickets-3004206.html<p>Spain and Mexico will meet in the final of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018 after beating New Zealand and Canada respectively in the semi-finals. It will be the Iberians' second appearance in the title-decider, having also progressed to this stage in 2014, but for Mexico it marks a historic first.</p> Thu, 29 Nov 2018 00:58:00 GMT1544569408183<![CDATA[Mexico edge regional rivals Canada to set up Spain final]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=mexico-beat-regional-rivals-canada-to-set-up-spain-final.html<p>Mexico are headed to their first-ever FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Final after edging regional rivals Canada 1-0 in Montevideo thanks to a first-half penalty scored by captain Nicole Perez.</p> Wed, 28 Nov 2018 15:59:00 GMT1544569408089<![CDATA[Spain survive New Zealand test to book final ticket]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=spain-survive-new-zealand-test-to-book-final-ticket.html<p>Spain overcame New Zealand 2-0 in the semi-finals of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018 to book their spot in Saturday's final in Montevideo.</p> Wed, 28 Nov 2018 15:55:00 GMT1544569407957<![CDATA[Coaching mentees making history for their nations]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=coaching-mentees-making-history-for-their-nations.html<p><strong>FIFA.com</strong> looks at Mexico and Canada coaches Monica Vergara and Rhian Wilkinson's careers and how they have known one another for many years, ahead of their semi-final clash at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018.</p> Mon, 26 Nov 2018 18:23:00 GMT1544569407879<![CDATA[Players embrace enjoyable approach to ethics]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=players-embrace-enjoyable-approach-to-ethics-3003879.html<p>All 16 teams at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018 participated in a FIFA Ethics Workshop from 10 to 15 November to provide a discussion forum for issues like racism and discrimination, harassment and gender equality, and gifts, bribes and corruption.</p> Tue, 27 Nov 2018 07:54:00 GMT1544569407880<![CDATA[La Roja, trio of first-timers make intriguing final four]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=spain-new-zealand-mexico-canada-u17wwc-semi-final-preview.html<p>The first semi-final of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018 pits New Zealand against Spain; a counter-attacking side against a possession-based one. The second semi-final is a meeting of familiar foes, as Mexico take on Canada.</p> Tue, 27 Nov 2018 07:56:00 GMT1544569407795<![CDATA[El Tri's penalty heroine shares her secrets]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=el-tris-penalty-heroine-shares-secrets.html<p>“Jaidy, Jaidy, Jaidy!” came the chants from the dressing room, in recognition of Jaidy Gutierrez’s double save during Mexico’s tense penalty shoot-out win over Ghana on Sunday. And her team-mates were right to show their appreciation for their talented goalkeeper, who was instrumental in qualifying El Tri for the semi-finals of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup for the first time.</p> Mon, 26 Nov 2018 07:12:00 GMT1544569407785<![CDATA[Mexico and Canada book historic semi spots]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=mexico-canada-book-historic-semi-spots-3003785.html<p>Mexico and Canada enjoyed an evening to remember at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018 on Sunday, eliminating the highly-fancied pair of Ghana and Germany, and qualifying for the last four of the tournament for the first time ever.</p> Mon, 26 Nov 2018 02:30:00 GMT1544569407739<![CDATA[Canada edge Germany to book last-four spot]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=canada-edge-germany-to-book-last-four-spot.html<p>Canada booked a ticket to their first-ever FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup semi-final with a 1-0 victory over Germany thanks to a late goal from captain Jordyn Huitema.</p> Sun, 25 Nov 2018 15:35:00 GMT1544569407695<![CDATA[Mexico reach first-ever semi-final after shootout win]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=mexico-reach-first-ever-semi-final-after-ghana-penalty-win.html<p>Mexico advanced to their first-ever FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup semi-final, defeating Ghana 4-2 on penalties as the match finished 2-2 at the end of the 90 minutes.</p> Sun, 25 Nov 2018 15:32:00 GMT1544569407569<![CDATA[Five players, five penalties, five stories]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=five-players-five-penalties-five-stories-3003569.htmlSun, 25 Nov 2018 09:02:00 GMT1544569407549<![CDATA[Reigning champions dethroned amid penalty drama]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=reigning-champions-dethroned-amid-penalty-drama.html<p>There will be a new name on the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup trophy after holders Korea DPR and Japan were both defeated by Spain and New Zealand respectively.</p> Sat, 24 Nov 2018 20:11:00 GMT1544569407519<![CDATA[New Zealand clinch historic victory over Japan]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=new-zealand-beat-japan-in-historic-victory.htmlSat, 24 Nov 2018 15:44:00 GMT1544569407441<![CDATA[Spain reach semis as holders pay penalty]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=spain-defeat-holders-korea-dpr-on-penalties-to-advance-to-semis.html<p>There was drama in the first quarter-final at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018 as Spain defeated reigning champions . Korea DPR 3-1 on penalties after the match finished 1-1 after 90 minutes.</p> Sat, 24 Nov 2018 15:39:00 GMT1544569407330<![CDATA[Last two spots in semis at stake]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=last-two-spots-in-semis-at-stake-3003330.html<p>Four teams, two matches, one objective: the semi-finals. Montevideo provides the stage as Ghana tussle with Mexico and Germany take on Canada for a place in the last four.</p> Sat, 24 Nov 2018 08:31:00 GMT1544569407318<![CDATA[Spain's Salma hitting the fast lane]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=spains-salma-hitting-the-fast-lane-3003318.html<p>FIFA.com catches up with Spain forward Salma Paralluelo about her journey with <em>La Roja</em> and her success in track and field.</p> Fri, 23 Nov 2018 18:20:00 GMT1544569407265<![CDATA[Experienced trio and a newcomer set for quarter-finals]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=experienced-trio-and-newcomer-set-for-quarter-finals-3003265.htmlFri, 23 Nov 2018 08:04:00 GMT1544569407284<![CDATA[Adotey's master plan working wonders for Ghana]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=adotey-masterplan-working-wonders-for-ghana-3003284.html<p>FIFA.com sits down with experienced Ghana coach Evans Adotey to gain insight on his coaching style and how he prepared his team for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018.</p> Fri, 23 Nov 2018 10:41:00 GMT1544569407236<![CDATA[Uruguay 2018: The group stage in numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=uruguay-2018-the-group-stage-in-numbers.html<p>Before we head into the business end of the competition in the knockout rounds, <strong>FIFA.com</strong> takes a look back at some of the most eye-catching statistics from the group stage.</p> Thu, 22 Nov 2018 06:38:00 GMT1544569407214<![CDATA[The Little Nadeshiko’s big appetite for goals]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=little-nadeshiko-big-appetite-for-goals-3003214.html<p>FIFA.com takes a closer look at why Japan have the most potent attack in the history of the U-17 Women's World Cup.</p> Thu, 22 Nov 2018 10:46:00 GMT1544569407036<![CDATA[Three go through as Cameroon and USA fall short]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=three-go-through-cameroon-usa-fall-short-3003036.html<p>FIFA.com rounds up the final matchday of the group stage at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018.</p> Wed, 21 Nov 2018 23:28:00 GMT1544569407012<![CDATA[Korea DPR defeat Cameroon to keep title defence on track  ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=korea-dpr-defeat-cameroon-to-keep-title-defence-on-track.html<p>Korea DPR’s defence of their FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup title will continue into the knockout stages, as a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over Cameroon in their Group C finale on Wednesday booked their spot in the quarter-finals of Uruguay 2018.</p> Wed, 21 Nov 2018 14:48:00 GMT1544569406988<![CDATA[Efficient Germany advance in style as USA exit]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=efficient-germany-beat-usa-to-progress-to-last-eight.html<p>Germany displayed their efficiency in front of goal in a 3-0 victory over USA to top Group C at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018.</p> Wed, 21 Nov 2018 14:47:00 GMT1544569406914<![CDATA[Colombia score late to earn draw with Korea Republic in group finale]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=colombia-score-late-to-earn-draw-with-korea-republic-in-group-finale.html<p>Colombia scored in the late stages to earn a 1-1 draw with ten-player Korea Republic in their final Group D contest at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018 in Colonia Del Sacramento.</p> Wed, 21 Nov 2018 14:46:00 GMT1544569406873<![CDATA[Spain win Group D after rout of Canada]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=spain-win-group-d-after-rout-of-canada.html<p>Spain finished play in Group D at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018 with a 5-0 rout of Canada in Montevideo thanks to a brace from Irene Lopez and goals by Salma Paralluelo, Claudia Pina and Eva Navarro.</p> Wed, 21 Nov 2018 14:42:00 GMT1544569406703<![CDATA[Uruguay's solid starting point]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=uruguays-solid-starting-point-3002703.html<p><strong>Uruguay's solid starting point</strong></p> Wed, 21 Nov 2018 06:18:00 GMT1544569406670<![CDATA[Sunshine Fontes, Hawaii's pioneer on the global stage]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=sunshine-fontes-hawaii-s-pioneer-on-the-global-stage.html<p>FIFA.com features USA forward Sunshine Fontes, the all-time top scorer for her country at U-17 level, about becoming a pioneer for her home state of Hawaii.</p> Tue, 20 Nov 2018 22:07:00 GMT1544569406665<![CDATA[Japan and Mexico into quarter-finals, Uruguay and Finland bow out with draw]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=japan-mexico-into-quarter-finals-uruguay-finland-bow-out-with-draw-3002665.html<p>Japan and Mexico both sealed tickets to the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018 quarter-finals after drawing their final Group B fixture. <strong>FIFA.com</strong> rounds up Matchday Five at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018.</p> Tue, 20 Nov 2018 23:16:00 GMT1544569406631<![CDATA[Uruguay earn draw with Finland in tournament finale for both teams]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=uruguay-earn-draw-with-finland-in-tournament-finale-for-both-teams.html<p>Hosts Uruguay came from a goal down to earn a 1-1 draw with Finland in their final match at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2018 on Tuesday.</p> Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:28:00 GMT1544569406609<![CDATA[Ghana top group thanks to Abdulai brace]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=ghana-top-group-thanks-to-abdulai-brace.html<p>Ghana finished as Group A winners at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018 with a 2-0 victory over New Zealand in the final matchday of their group stage play thanks to a brace from captain Mukarama Abdulai.</p> Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:31:00 GMT1544569406489<![CDATA[Brazil exit despite emphatic win over South Africa ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=brazil-beat-south-africa-but-narrowly-miss-out-on-quarter-final-berth.html<p>Brazil finished their Uruguay 2018 campaign on a high, defeating South Africa 4-1 in Montevideo on the final matchday in Group B at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.</p> Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:33:00 GMT1544569406488<![CDATA[Draw takes Japan and Mexico through to last eight]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=maldonado-draw-takes-japan-and-mexico-through-to-last-eight.html<p>Japan and Mexico secured their places in the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018 following a 1-1 draw in their Group B finale in Maldonado on Tuesday.</p> Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:34:00 GMT1544569406314<![CDATA[Kazandjian and Wilkinson giving back to Montreal’s West Island]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=kazandjian-and-wilkinson-giving-back-to-montreal.html<p>FIFA.com explores the connection between Canada head coach Rhian Wilkinson and midfielder Lara Kazandjian which stretches back to before the 2012 Olympic Games.</p> Tue, 20 Nov 2018 02:36:00 GMT1544569406250<![CDATA[Football, a family business for Bernhardt ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=football-family-business-bernhardt-3002250.html<p>Emilie Bernhardt is enjoying plenty of support from her family at Uruguay 2018. FIFA.com caught up with the German starlet at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.</p> Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:48:00 GMT