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World-Wide Football News From FIFA

Apr 18

Kone: I don’t see myself as a hero

Francis Kone, a Togolese player who has helped save the lives of four fellow professionals on the field, speaks to FIFA.com about his incredible experiences and why he doesn’t consider himself a hero.

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Apr 18

Pitch laid at Khalifa Stadium in record time

A pitch specially developed in Qatar has been laid in record time at Khalifa International Stadium, as the first proposed host venue for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar advances rapidly towards completion. 

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Apr 18

Shortlists revealed. VOTE NOW!

Voting for the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 Be There With Hyundai Contest is now open! 24 slogans submitted by FIFA Club members have made the final shortlist.

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Apr 18

Panico: It’s expertise, not gender, that matters

Patrizia Panico made history recently when she took charge of Italy’s men’s U-16 side for the first time. She spoke to FIFA.com about the experience, her coaching style and the idols who inspire her.

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Apr 18

Bunmathan: Thailand need longer to realise World Cup dreams

After seeing their 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ hopes officially ended, Thailand captain Theerathon Bunmathan looks to the future, telling FIFA.com when he believes they will reach their maiden global finals.

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Apr 17

Chiesa: We’re going to Korea to win it

We hear from Fiorentina and Italy’s Federico Chiesa, already making a name for himself as he follows in his father’s footsteps, who is setting his sights on glory at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

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Apr 17

Chiesa: We’re going to Korea to win it

We hear from Fiorentina and Italy’s Federico Chiesa, already making a name for himself as he follows in his father’s footsteps, who is setting his sights on glory at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

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Apr 17

Algeria’s women target African breakthrough

Rayan Brahimi tells FIFA.com that Algeria’s women’s national team are ready to compete at the CAF Africa Women Cup of Nations in Cameroon as they chase a first appearance at the FIFA Women’s World Cup.

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Apr 17

When the world welcomed wounded Iraq

Iraq shocked the world by qualifying for the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup in South Africa. Their coach at that tournament, the well-travelled Bora Milutinovic, shares his memories of the experience with FIFA.com.

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Apr 17

When the world welcomed wounded Iraq

Iraq shocked the world by qualifying for the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup in South Africa. Their coach at that tournament, the well-travelled Bora Milutinovic, shares his memories of the experience with FIFA.com.

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Apr 16

Next week on FIFA.com

Just like every Sunday, we whet your appetite with a sneak peek at what is on the menu on FIFA.com in the coming days.

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Apr 16

Panama’s Amilcar Henriquez dies, aged 33

Panama international Amilcar Henriquez has died as a result of a shooting in the province of Colon, Panama, where he lived.

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Apr 15

The Week in Quotes

In this edition of The Week in Quotes, we hear from Borussia Dortmund following a difficult week, Didier Drogba on his new Arizona adventure and how a football made a 1,000-mile journey by sea from Scotland to Norway’s northern coast.

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Apr 14

Emily Lima, a pioneer in Brazil’s dugout

FIFA.com spoke to Emily Lima, the first woman to take charge of the Brazil women’s national side, about her excellent start and ambitions for the future.

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Apr 14

Spot-kicks, sackings and Allicadabra

A long streak of domination and an Argentinian legend’s return to the pitch feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with a new milestone for a prodigy in north London, the end of an impressive spot-kick run, and a teenager ma…

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Apr 13

Brazil and Fortes to the fore

FIFA.com speaks with FIFA Ultimate Team Miami regional final champion Rafael “Rafifa 13” Fortes about the success of Brazilian eSports players, his signing with Paris Saint-Germain and his ambitions and dreams to play at the FIWC 2017 Grand Final.

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