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Wed, 15 Aug 2018 18:38:00 GMTTue, 23 Jul 2019 17:17:55 GMTFIFA.com<![CDATA[FIFA.com - FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018]]>//img.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gifhttp://www.fifa.com/index.html13928rssFifa1563901678286<![CDATA[FIFA Technical Study Group report highlights progress of women’s football]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=fifa-technical-study-group-report-highlights-progress-of-women-s-football.htmlFri, 23 Nov 2018 10:55:00 GMT1563901667749<![CDATA[Ovalle strike named France 2018's best]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=ovalle-strike-named-france-2018-s-best-1.html<p>Jacqueline Ovalle’s marvellous left-footed strike for Mexico against Brazil in the tournament’s opening match topped the online poll, which took place on from 27 to 31 August.</p> Fri, 31 Aug 2018 18:32:00 GMT1563901667401<![CDATA[France 2018 in numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=france-2018-in-numbers.htmlTue, 28 Aug 2018 20:45:00 GMT1563901667363<![CDATA[Vote for the Goal of the Tournament]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=vote-for-goal-of-the-tournament.html<p>Between now and Friday 31 August, you can can view our shortlist of the ten best goals at France 2018. Watch the goals and vote for your favourite on FIFA.com and the FIFA App.</p> Fri, 24 Aug 2018 14:00:00 GMT1563901667351<![CDATA[Japan join a select club]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=japan-join-a-select-club.html<p>Japan scaled the heights of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018 to become only the fourth team to lift the trophy, while Spain's Patricia Guijarro dazzled in the individual stakes.</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2018 15:15:00 GMT1563901667285<![CDATA[Guijarro: Spain had a great tournament]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=guijarro-spain-had-a-great-tournament.htmlSat, 25 Aug 2018 08:35:00 GMT1563901667277<![CDATA[Japan win French hearts on road to glory]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=japan-win-french-hearts-on-road-to-glory-2992277.html<p>It is often said that fourth is the worst position in which to finish. After watching their own team, <em>Les Bleuettes</em>, end the tournament in fourth spot at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, the French public were in need of a pick-me-up, and it was another team in blue, Japan, who subsequently provided them with it, as they put in a sensational display on Friday to claim their first world crown at this level.</p> Sat, 25 Aug 2018 00:20:00 GMT1563901667253<![CDATA[Japan celebrate historic triumph as England seal bronze]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=japan-celebrate-historic-title-win-england-seal-bronze-2992253.html<p>Japan defeated Spain in the final of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 to claim the title just 15 days after losing 1-0 to the same opponents in the group stage. The tables were turned this time around as Hinata Miyazawa, Saori Takarada and Fuka Nagano scored to steer the <em>Young Nadeshiko</em> to their first triumph in the competition.</p> Fri, 24 Aug 2018 21:31:00 GMT1563901667257<![CDATA[Guijarro leads individual honours in France ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=guijarro-leads-individual-honours-in-france.html<p>H - Guijarro leads individual honours in France</p> Fri, 24 Aug 2018 12:29:00 GMT1563901667228<![CDATA[Japan cruise to maiden world title]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=japan-cruise-to-maiden-world-title.html<p>Japan defeated Spain 3-1 to win their first-ever FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup crown in Vannes on Friday evening. This result at France 2018 keeps the trophy in Asia after Korea DPR won the title two years ago in Papua New Guinea.</p> Fri, 24 Aug 2018 09:41:00 GMT1563901667137<![CDATA[England claim third place on penalties]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=england-claim-third-place-on-penalties.html<p>England needed penalties to defeat hosts France in Vannes on Friday afternoon and claim their best-ever finish at a FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, as they won the Play-off for third place at France 2018 after a 1-1 draw at the end of the 90 minutes.</p> Fri, 24 Aug 2018 09:44:00 GMT1563901666968<![CDATA[Rennes hosts Europe's leaders in women's football]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=rennes-hosts-europes-leaders-womens-football.html<p>Wednesday 22 August 2018 saw a women’s football leaders workshop held as part of the Women’s Football Conference in Rennes, with some 50 (male and female) representatives from European national associations taking part.</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2018 15:01:00 GMT1563901666965<![CDATA[Golden girl Nagano eyes ultimate prize]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=golden-girl-nagano-eyes-ultimate-prize-2991965.html<p>FIFA.com catches up with Japan playmaker Fuka Nagano ahead of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018 Final, between the <em>Young Nadeshiko</em> and Spain.</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2018 16:10:00 GMT1563901666929<![CDATA[Guijarro: Spain have a score to settle with Japan]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=guijarro-spain-have-score-to-settle-with-japan-2991929.html<p>Spain's Patri Guijarro speaks to FIFA.com about facing familiar foes Japan in the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup final.</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2018 09:23:00 GMT1563901666924<![CDATA[Frappart: I'm proud to represent France in the final]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=referee-qa-france-2018-2991924.html<p>Stephanie Frappart has been selected to referee the tournament’s showpiece match between Japan and Spain in Vannes. With just two days to go till the global decider, the 34-year-old shared her feelings of pride and joy with FIFA.com.</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2018 08:51:00 GMT1563901666896<![CDATA[New champions to be crowned in Brittany]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=new-champions-to-be-crowned-in-brittany.html<p>New champions to be crowned in Brittany</p> Wed, 22 Aug 2018 12:40:00 GMT1563901666897<![CDATA[Third-place contenders talk regrets and pride]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=third-place-contenders-talk-regrets-and-pride.html<p>FIFA.com spoke to England and France captains Grace Fisk and Julie Thibaud about their sides’ semi-final defeats and their upcoming Play-off for third place.</p> Wed, 22 Aug 2018 15:19:00 GMT1563901666869<![CDATA[Sundhage: It could be a beautiful final]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=sundhage-it-could-be-beautiful-final-2991869.html<p>Pia Sundhage speaks to FIFA.com about the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup and the development of the female game.</p> Wed, 22 Aug 2018 11:49:00 GMT1563901666823<![CDATA[Sun Wen: Individual ability of the players has impressed me]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=sun-wen-individual-ability-of-the-players-has-impressed-me.htmlTue, 21 Aug 2018 16:58:00 GMT1563901666795<![CDATA[All smiles for France 2018 volunteers]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=all-smiles-for-france-2018-volunteers-2991795.html<p>In dispatching their duties with a smile, volunteers play a crucial role at major competitions like the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018. FIFA.com spoke to three of them.</p> Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:43:00 GMT1563901666802<![CDATA[Spain hero Coll rides a rollercoaster of emotions]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=spain-hero-coll-rides-a-rollercoaster-of-emotions.html<p>La Rojita were made to suffer, as they fought their way into the France 2018 final. We speak to their goalkeeper Catalina Coll, who saved everything the hosts threw at her, including a penalty.</p> Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:33:00 GMT1563901666776<![CDATA[Japan and Spain reach their first final]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=japan-and-spain-reach-their-first-final.html<p>Japan and Spain reach their first final</p> Mon, 20 Aug 2018 21:36:00 GMT1563901666748<![CDATA[Spain win thrilling semi to reach maiden final ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=spain-win-thrilling-semi-to-reach-maiden-final.htmlMon, 20 Aug 2018 10:14:00 GMT1563901666723<![CDATA[Ueki and Japan keen to make history in France]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=ueki-and-japan-keen-to-make-history-in-france.html<p>H – Ueki and Japan keen to make history in France</p> Mon, 20 Aug 2018 18:29:00 GMT1563901666619<![CDATA[Japan power past England to reach final]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=japan-power-past-england-to-reach-final.htmlMon, 20 Aug 2018 10:16:00 GMT1563901666515<![CDATA[Neid: Japan are my favourites for the title]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=neid-japan-are-my-favourites-for-the-title.html<p>Neid: Japan are my favourites for the title</p> Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:51:00 GMT1563901666502<![CDATA[Pichon: Women's football is going to the next level]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=pichon-qa-2991502.html<p>France legend Marinette Pichon gives FIFA.com her take on the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup and her country's performances thus far in an exclusive interview.</p> Sun, 19 Aug 2018 17:05:00 GMT1563901666490<![CDATA[Top scorers and Golden Boot hopefuls face off]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=top-scorers-and-golden-boot-hopefuls-face-off.html<p>Top scorers and Golden Boot hopefuls face off</p> Sun, 19 Aug 2018 11:32:00 GMT1563901666471<![CDATA[Young Lionesses dancing to a winning rhythm]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=young-lionesses-dancing-to-a-winning-rhythm.html<p>Young Lionesses dancing to a winning rhythm</p> Sat, 18 Aug 2018 14:17:00 GMT1563901666473<![CDATA[Daoudi finds a way to shine in the shadows]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=daoudi-finds-a-way-to-shine-in-the-shadows.html<p>Daoudi finds a way to shine in the shadows</p> Sat, 18 Aug 2018 15:55:00 GMT1563901666463<![CDATA[Happy days are here again for Takarada]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=happy-day-are-here-again-for-takarada.html<p>Happy days are here again for Takarada</p> Sat, 18 Aug 2018 11:33:00 GMT1563901666485<![CDATA[Spain’s Egurrola talks tactics  ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=spains-egurrola-talks-tactics.html<p>Spain’s Egurrola talks tactics</p> Sun, 19 Aug 2018 08:22:00 GMT1563901666419<![CDATA[Stanway: We're not putting any limits on our dreams]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=stanway-not-putting-any-limits-on-our-dreams-2991419.html<p>Evoking Led Zeppelin’s classic 1971 track, England’s Georgia Stanway has got her side climbing their own Stairway to Heaven.</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2018 20:23:00 GMT1563901666441<![CDATA[England and Japan complete semi-final line-up]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=england-and-japan-complete-semi-final-line-up.html<p>The semi-final field has been set at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 after England and Japan secured their spots in the last four with quarter-final wins in Vannes on Friday.</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:47:00 GMT1563901666418<![CDATA[Second-half goals see Japan into semis  ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=second-half-goals-see-japan-into-semis.html<p>Three second-half goals powered Japan to a 3-1 victory over Germany in the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 in Vannes on Friday evening.</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2018 12:17:00 GMT1563901666336<![CDATA[Stanway brace leads England to the last four ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=stanway-brace-leads-england-to-the-last-four.htmlFri, 17 Aug 2018 12:20:00 GMT1563901666030<![CDATA[Weerden and Pattiwael: Friends on both flanks]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=weerden-pattiwael-friends-on-both-flanks.htmlThu, 16 Aug 2018 15:35:00 GMT1563901666219<![CDATA[All-rounder Andujar comes to Spain’s rescue]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=all-rounder-andujar-comes-to-spains-rescue-2991219.html<p>FIFA.com speaks with Candela Andujar about her debut at right-back after she helped Spain defeat Nigeria 2-1 to reach the semi-finals at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup for the first time in the country's history.</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:52:00 GMT1563901666217<![CDATA[France exact revenge, Spain dream on]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=france-exact-revenge-spain-dream-on.htmlThu, 16 Aug 2018 21:40:00 GMT1563901666190<![CDATA[Delabre penalty sends France through]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=delabre-penalty-sends-france-through.html<p>Amelie Delabre’s first-half penalty earned France a 1-0 victory over Korea DPR in the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 on Thursday evening.</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 08:21:00 GMT1563901666067<![CDATA[Spain beat Nigeria to reach semis for the first time]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=spain-beat-nigeria-to-reach-semis-for-the-first-time.html<p>Spain booked their spot in the semi-finals of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 after first-half goals from Aitana Bonmati and Patri Guijarro gave them a 2-1 victory over Nigeria in the quarter-finals on Thursday.</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 08:16:00 GMT1563901665977<![CDATA[Experiences shape Japan captain Minami]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=experiences-shape-japan-captain-minami-2990977.html<p>Japan’s captain at France 2018 is Moeka Minami, one of the oldest and most talented members of the squad and one of the few with a world title already to her name.</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:05:00 GMT1563901665952<![CDATA[Gwinn: We need to be on our guard]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=gwinn-we-need-to-be-on-our-guard.html<p>Gwinn: We need to be on our guard</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 08:32:00 GMT1563901665917<![CDATA[Last-eight show moves to Vannes]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=last-eight-show-moves-to-vannes.htmlWed, 15 Aug 2018 16:34:00 GMT1563901665768<![CDATA[Goalkeeping comes naturally to Kim]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=goalkeeping-comes-naturally-to-yong-2990768.html<p>Korea DPR goalkeeper Kim Sun-Yong, the hero in the holders' 2-1 win over Brazil that saw them qualify for the quarter-finals at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018, speaks with FIFA.com about her footballing journey.</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 18:23:00 GMT1563901665893<![CDATA[Essien: Black Princesses will come back stronger]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=m-essien-itv-2990893.html<p>Michael Essien speaks to FIFA.com about Ghana's FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup campaign in France.</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:08:00 GMT1563901665834<![CDATA[Giants clash as quarter-finals begin]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=wed-15--preview-2990834.htmlWed, 15 Aug 2018 09:38:00 GMT1563901665705<![CDATA[Unwavering spirit helps Nigeria reach their goal]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=unwavering-spirit-helps-nigeria-reach-their-goal.html<p>H – Unwavering spirit helps Nigeria reach their goal</p> Mon, 13 Aug 2018 18:35:00 GMT1563901665701<![CDATA[Nigeria, Germany and Spain made to sweat, Japan cruise]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=nigeria-germany-and-spain-made-to-sweat-japan-cruise-2990701.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 19:16:00 GMT