RSS FIFA Women’s World Cup

  • Northern Ireland’s Magill on inspiring a nation - and her niece 14 mei 2021
    Northern Ireland’s women recently qualified for their first major tournament Kenny Shiels’ attack-minded team have undergone a spectacular transformation Star striker Simone Magill looks ahead to EURO and World Cup challenges “The greatest sporting achievement I can think of” is quite an accolade. The instinctive temptation to dismiss it as hyperbole only increases on learning […]
  • Santos: My Luxembourg players think about football night and day 13 mei 2021
    Luxembourg to take part in Women's World Cup qualifying for first time Daniel Santos has been coach of the women's national team since 2020 "We may be able to scrape a point here and there," he says In Germany, one in seven registered players is female, equating to some 1.1 million women and girls active […]
  • Africa braced for its race to Australia & New Zealand 2023 11 mei 2021
    CAF qualifying competition draw for #FIFAWWC 2023 took place on 10 May Qualifiers will double up as the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations Morocco 2022 Derbies and big matches aplenty in the first round Africa’s journey to the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™ began in the Egyptian capital of Cairo on […]
  • Road to Australia & New Zealand 2023 mapped out in Africa 10 mei 2021
    African qualifiers draw confirms route to Australia & New Zealand 2023 The 2022 CAF Africa Women’s Cup of Nations doubles as a qualifying tournament 44 nations to vie for four automatic berths and two inter-continental play-off spots Just a few days after European teams discovered their fate, African sides have learned what awaits them in […]
  • Kgatlana: I’ll remember scoring against Spain for the rest of my life 8 mei 2021
    Draw for the 2022 Africa Women Cup of Nations qualifiers takes place on 10 May The competition will double as qualifying for the next FIFA Women’s World Cup Three years ago, Nigeria beat Thembi Kgatlana’s South Africa in the final It was with a mix of satisfaction and disappointment that South Africa concluded the last […]
  • Kozlova and the magic of numbers  3 mei 2021
    Nicole Kozlova narrowly missed out on EURO qualification with Ukraine The team’s next challenge: reaching the FIFA Women's World Cup "We may not be the most technically gifted team, but we're fighters." “For sure I’m disappointed, but I’m the kind of person player who knows you can't change anything once it's happened. We have World […]
  • Europe's route to 2023 Women's World Cup mapped out  30 april 2021
    European teams have discovered the path they must take to the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023™ following the UEFA qualifying group stage draw at the confederation’s headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland. A record 51 teams have been split into nine sections (six groups of six teams, three of five), with the qualifying matches set to be […]
  • Petkova: Bulgaria can spring a surprise 29 april 2021
    Simona Petkova is one of few pro female footballers from Bulgaria She believes they can upset the odds in Australia/New Zealand 2023 qualifying Petkova discusses the "football mania" in the country during USA 1994 UEFA's preliminary draw for the FIFA Women's World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™ will take place on 30 April. It […]
  • The shooting stars hoping to light up a home World Cup 12 april 2021
    Several fresh faces lit up the recent W-League season Australia and New Zealand’s squads have been largely settled in recent years looks at newer names hoping to feature at a home Women’s World Cup Australia and New Zealand are set to welcome the world at the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup™ and, as always, […]
  • Tender processes launched in Australia and New Zealand for media rights to FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ 6 april 2021
    FIFA has opened two invitations to tender (ITT) for the media rights to the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ in the host markets of Australia and New Zealand. The tender processes will allow FIFA to select the media companies that are best placed to achieve FIFA’s objectives of providing maximum exposure for the tournament and […]

RSS FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup

  • A year to remember for women's football in Spain 24 december 2018
    Spain outperformed everyone across all women’s youth categories in 2018 The nation has 42,000 registered players, far fewer than established powerhouses We explain the reasons behind the Spanish success "What we’ve achieved hasn’t sunk in yet,” said Spain’s U-17 women’s coach Tona Is, who was still on a high after returning from Uruguay, where La […]
  • FIFA Technical Study Group report highlights progress of women’s football 23 november 2018
    With the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019™ set to kick off in France in less than 200 days’ time, FIFA’s Technical Study Group (TSG) has reported on the consistent improvements being made in the women’s game in their analysis of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018, which is now available here […]
  • Ovalle strike named France 2018's best 31 augustus 2018
    The votes have been cast, the numbers counted and a winner found for the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018's Goal of the Tournament. 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. […]
  • France 2018 in numbers 29 augustus 2018
    A downpour of hat-tricks Long-range shooting specialists Spurned spot-kicks and a coaching milestone As the votes continue to accumulate for France 2018’s Goal of the Tournament – if you haven’t already, check out the ten gems in contention and vote before Friday’s deadline – delivers you some other numbers from the FIFA U-20 Women’s […]
  • Vote for the Goal of the Tournament 27 augustus 2018
    Vote for the Goal of the Tournament at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Choose from the ten best goals at France 2018 Voting open until Friday 31 August on and the FIFA App The goals have been scored, the matches won, and the new champion crowned. Now that the FIFA U-20 Women's World […]
  • Japan join a select club 27 augustus 2018
    Japan reign supreme at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 They become the fourth country to win the competition Spain’s Patricia Guijarro picks up the adidas Golden Ball and adidas Golden Boot Prior to France 2018, only three nations had ever won the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, which had been held eight […]
  • Guijarro: Spain had a great tournament 24 augustus 2018
    Spain fell to a 3-1 defeat in the U-20 Women's World Cup final Patri Guijarro left with the adidas Golden Boot and Golden Ball The Spain captain has a big future ahead of her Upon leaving the changing room after Spain's 3-1 defeat to Japan in the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup final, Patri Guijarro […]
  • Japan win French hearts on road to glory 24 augustus 2018
    Japan secured the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup French fans fell in love with the Young Nadeshiko, and vice versa Saori Takarada and Moeka Minami spoke to about their France 2018 adventure It is often said that fourth is the worst position in which to finish. After watching their own team, Les Bleuettes, end […]
  • Japan celebrate historic triumph as England seal bronze 24 augustus 2018
    ​Japan on cloud nine after winning the title England secure best result at a FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup adidas Golden Ball for tournament’s best player goes to Patricia Guijarro THE DAY REPLAYED – Japan defeated Spain in the final of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 to claim the title just 15 […]
  • Guijarro leads individual honours in France  24 augustus 2018
    Individual awards for this year's FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup were presented after the final Spain midfielder Patri Guijarro named player of the tournament and finished as top scorer England goalkeeper Sandy MacIver named top goalkeeper of the competition Following the conclusion of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018, the competition’s awards were […]

RSS FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup

  • Bhaichung Bhutia’s boost for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 6 maart 2021
    Bhaichung Bhutia is a footballing legend in India He is encouraged by the growth of women's football in the country "Sport teaches you a way of life," he says Bhaichung Bhutia has been synonymous with Indian football for a long time now. The Indian football legend has accumulated over 100 international caps for the country […]
  • Update on FIFA Club World Cup 2020 and women’s youth tournaments 17 november 2020
    In light of the current global COVID-19 pandemic and its continuing impact on football, the Bureau of the FIFA Council has taken a number of decisions related to FIFA competitions, including the FIFA Club World Cup 2020 as well as the women’s youth tournaments planned for 2020. Following discussion and approval at the most recent […]
  • Bureau of the FIFA Council decisions on FIFA events 12 mei 2020
    Following a thorough assessment of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent recommendations made by the FIFA-Confederations COVID-19 Working Group, the Bureau of the FIFA Council has taken the following decisions in relation to FIFA events: - to confirm the following proposed new tournament dates, subject to further monitoring: FIFA U-20 Women’s World […]
  • Indian icon Bembem Devi relishing global spotlight 26 maart 2020
    Oinam Bembem Devi is a pioneering figure in Indian women’s football Former national captain nicknamed after a beloved Hindu goddess She says “the sky is the limit” after the country hosts the U-17 Women’s World Cup The most prominent figures in Indian football have described her as “a living legend” and “a flagbearer” for the […]
  • Indian stars celebrate IWD as India 2021 excitement builds 9 maart 2020
    More than 100 girls from local schools and NGOs in Goa celebrated #IWD2020 Current and former Indian women’s national team stars inspired young players “Women’s football in India is on the rise”: Ashalata Devi In a unique moment in the history of Indian football, three generations of Indian women footballers gathered at the Benaulim Grounds […]
  • Inspirational stories helping Kick Off The Dream in India 7 maart 2020
    #KickOffTheDream videos marking the build-up to International Women's Day Uplifting personal stories highlight sport's importance International Women’s Day will be marked tomorrow and, for India, there is another key milestone on the horizon. In November, the country will host the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup as part of an ongoing effort to boost the beautiful […]
  • Football carnival helps 'Kick Off The Dream' in Delhi 28 februari 2020
    'Kick Off The Dream' football carnival welcomes more than 300 children Women's football, equality and inclusion all in focus in Delhi More than 300 children from NGOs, football academies and schools participated in the 'Kick Off The Dream' football carnival and took part in the various activities at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. The […]
  • Dennerby: India U-17 job is thrilling and challenging 16 december 2019
    Thomas Dennerby is leading India’s U-17 women’s team The former Sweden and Nigeria coach is vastly experienced He speaks about preparing the team for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2021™ The recent appointment of Thomas Dennerby as India’s U-17 women’s coach raised a few eyebrows, and underlined the ambitions of the nation hosting […]
  • Bareman answers Fan Movement questions in India  6 november 2019
    Sarai Bareman took part in a Q&A with FIFA Fan Movement members in India FIFA’s Chief Women's Football Officer was in Mumbai for #U17WWC emblem launch India 2021, the FIFA Women’s World Cup and fans among the topics covered Ever since its inception, the FIFA Fan Movement has come together under the banner of #WeLiveFootball. […]
  • Vibrant Official Emblem revealed as journey to FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2021™ begins 2 november 2019
    Star-studded event including FIFA Legend reveals Official Emblem and colourful tournament identity FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2021™ to take place from 17 February to 7 March 2021 Tournament to help inspire new generation of female players and promote positive social change The Official Emblem of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2020™ […]

RSS FIFA Women’s Olympic Football Tournament

  • Tokyo 2020 hopefuls shine on road to Gothenburg 2 mei 2021
    Barcelona and Chelsea reach UEFA Women's Champions League final Barça edged PSG 3-2 on aggregate, Chelsea beat Bayern 5-3 Final on 16 May in Gothenburg at 21:00 CET Several players who are expected to shine at the Women's Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020 played key roles in helping their clubs advance to the UEFA Women's […]
  • Euphoria, agony and anthem controversy: GB's Dieke's Olympic memories 29 april 2021
    Ifeoma Dieke starred for Great Britain’s women in inaugural Olympic appearance Scottish centre-half was one of just two non-English players in the squad Dieke discusses the 2012 experience and which Scots might star in Tokyo She was born in the US, earned a scholarship at Florida International University, played professionally in Chicago and Boston, and […]
  • Guerrero: I hope Sinclair accepts my apology 23 april 2021
    Chile preparing for their first Women’s Olympic Football Tournament Roja defender Carla Guerrero is their Jefa (“Boss”) She discusses Chile’s opponents at Tokyo 2020 and sets some targets Chile’s Carla Guerrero had been hoping to catch up with Canada’s Christine Sinclair again and her wish has been granted, with La Roja and the North Americans […]
  • Match officials appointed for Olympic Football Tournaments Tokyo 2020 23 april 2021
    The FIFA Referees Committee has appointed 99 match officials (25 referees, 50 assistant referees, 20 video match officials and four support referees) from 51 countries to officiate the Olympic Football Tournaments Tokyo 2020. The women’s tournament opens on 21 July 2021 with Great Britain facing Chile at the Sapporo Dome, and concludes with the gold […]
  • Coaches and players react to Tokyo 2020 draw 21 april 2021
    Official draw made for Women's Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020 Japan open with Canada in Group E Here's how various coaches and players have been reacting to the draw An exciting milestone on the road to Tokyo 2020 gold was reached on Wednesday when the official draw for the Women's Olympic Football Tournament was conducted […]
  • Draws set path to Tokyo 2020 gold 21 april 2021
    16 men's teams and 12 women's teams drawn into seven groups Brazil-Germany and Spain-Argentina are among the standout men's clashes Sweden, USA, Australia and New Zealand comprise a must-see women's pool The 28 teams that have qualified for the Olympic football tournaments discovered their group opponents after the official draw was conducted at the Home […]
  • Relive the Tokyo 2020 official draws 21 april 2021
    The countdown to Tokyo 2020 is on. On 21 April at 10:00 CET, FIFA hosted the Olympic Football Tournament draws in Zurich, Switzerland. Fans around the world and the team delegations could follow the draws here on, on the FIFA YouTube channel, Twitter (, Facebook, Weibo and WeChat (FIFAOfficial). The live-streamed show […]
  • The Women's Olympic Football Tournament in numbers 20 april 2021
    Full line-up for Women’s Olympic Football Tournament now complete Group-stage draw to take place on 21 April at FIFA headquarters in Zurich We highlights interesting facts and figures about the event All 12 berths at the Women's Olympic Football Tournament have now been filled. The final place went to Chile, who will be making their […]
  • Nelsen and Tarpley preview Tokyo 2020 draws 20 april 2021
    FIFA Legends Lindsay Tarpley and Ryan Nelsen speak with They will be draw assistants for the Olympic football tournaments on Wednesday Olympic memories, anecdotes and players to watch discussed Lindsay Tarpley and Ryan Nelsen both had careers filled with moments successfully dealing with high-pressure situations. However, this Wednesday they will be dealing with pressure […]
  • Teams ranked and allocated for Tokyo 2020 Olympic football draws  16 april 2021
    Samantha Johnson will present the live-streamed event on 21 April. FIFA Legends Lindsay Tarpley and Ryan Nelsen will be the draw assistants. The 28 teams that have qualified for the Olympic football tournaments will discover their first opponents in the draw, to be held on 21 April at 10:00 CET, at the Home of FIFA […]

RSS Youth Olympic Futsal Tournament Women

  • Portugal reign supreme in landmark tournament 20 oktober 2018
    Portuguese win gold after a dominant campaign Japan and Spain complete the podium Bolivia the surprise package in a tournament full of goals The Women’s Youth Olympic Futsal Tournament Buenos Aires 2018 was a landmark competition for two reasons, as the discipline made its Olympic debut and FIFA organised its first women’s futsal competition. That […]
  • Carol adds bronze to growing list of honours 18 oktober 2018
    Carolina Agulla was one of Spain’s key players Already a multi-champion, but still thrilled with bronze “We’ve had a great time" Carolina Agulla, or simply 'Carol', as it says on her No4 shirt, is smiling cheek to cheek. And while it is true that when her Olympic journey began a year ago, for a winner […]
  • Pereira: I wanted to feel the moment in my heart 18 oktober 2018
    Portuguese captain Telma Pereira is now an Olympic champion She contributed four goals and seven assists at Buenos Aires 2018 “We’ve made history!” Telma Pereira toyed with the medal she had just received on the podium as she awaited the crowning moment for any Olympic athlete: the playing of the national anthem and the raising […]
  • Portugal win maiden Youth Olympic title  17 oktober 2018
    Portugal win maiden Women’s Youth Olympic Futsal crown Fifo’s four-goal performance leads Europeans to Buenos Aires gold Japan earn silver as tournament runners-up Portugal claimed the first-ever Women’s Youth Olympic Futsal Tournament title following a 4-1 victory over Japan in the gold medal match at Buenos Aires 2018. Buoyed from their 2-0 defeat of the […]
  • Spain claim Buenos Aires bronze 17 oktober 2018
    Spain secure bronze medal with 11-0 win over Bolivia Miranda (3), Martinez (3), Perez (2) grab multiple goals Gulli, Noe and Lopez also on the scoresheet Spain claimed bronze at the Women’s Youth Olympic Futsal Tournament Buenos Aires 2018 after an emphatic 11-0 win against Bolivia. La Roja took the lead through Noelia de las […]
  • Gelareh Nazemi, Iran’s refereeing pioneer 16 oktober 2018
    The Iranian will take charge of the women’s final at Buenos Aires 2018 She is the first woman from her country to work at a FIFA futsal event “Showing men I could do it was a motivating factor,” she said Sitting in a lounge on the 24th floor of a hotel in central Buenos Aires, […]
  • Three reasons why Japan can win gold 16 oktober 2018
    Their constant progress, defensive focus, and selective attack We take a look at each aspect, as the final approaches Kick-off on Wednesday at 18:00 (local time) Japan have reached the final of the Women’s Youth Olympic Futsal Tournament Buenos Aires 2018, where they will face Portugal on Wednesday in the Main Futsal Hall. lays […]
  • Three reasons why Portugal can win gold 16 oktober 2018
    Their attack, defence and mindset We take a close look at each, ahead of Wednesday’s final Kick-off at 18:00 (local time) at the Main Futsal Hall Portugal will take on Japan in Wednesday’s final of the Women’s Youth Olympic Futsal Tournament Buenos Aires 2018, with the Main Futsal Hall providing the setting. picks out […]
  • Fifo, Portugal’s goal machine 16 oktober 2018
    Youngest ever debutant for Portugal’s women’s national team Leading scorer at Buenos Aires 2018 women’s futsal tournament with 17 goals Fifo: "I’m so proud to be wearing the Portugal jersey" Ana Sofia Simoes Goncalves, better known as Fifo, has a matchball tucked under each arm, the result of scoring a double hat-trick against Bolivia in […]
  • Portugal and Japan to tussle for gold 15 oktober 2018
    Japan stun Spain Portugal overwhelm Bolivia POR 16-2 BOL⎪ESP 2-3 JPN THE DAY REPLAYED – Japan pulled off the upset of the Women's Youth Olympic Futsal Tournament Buenos Aires 2018 by knocking out Spain in the semi-finals to set up a meeting with Portugal, who thrashed Bolivia. Spain dominated possession but found their path to […]
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