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Japan and Spain reach their first final

​Japan and Spain reach a U-20 Women’s World Cup final for the first time Spain defeat the hosts France in thrilling semi-final England and France will battle it out for third place​ THE DAY REPLAYED – Japan and Spain will contest the final of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 after getting the better of England and France ...

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Spain hero Coll rides a rollercoaster of emotions

Spain qualify for their first FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup final La Rojita had a player sent off and survived a late penalty We speak to Catalina Coll, the hero of the hour for Pedro Lopez’s side​ Spain goalkeeper Catalina ‘Cata’ Coll arrived in the mixed zone singing and dancing with her team-mates, shaking off the tension of a match ...

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Buenos Aires 2018: women’s futsal tournament line-up taking shape

The Organising Committee for FIFA Competitions has confirmed seven of the ten teams that will take part in the Women’s Youth Olympic Futsal Tournament Buenos Aires 2018. They are as follows: Thailand (AFC) Japan (AFC) Trinidad and Tobago (CONCACAF) Dominican Republic (CONCACAF) Tonga (OFC) Portugal (UEFA) Spain (UEFA) To be confirmed (CONMEBOL) To be confirmed (CONMEBOL) To be confirmed (CAF) ...

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Buenos Aires 2018: men’s futsal tournament line-up confirmed 

The Organising Committee for FIFA Competitions has confirmed which ten teams will take part in the Men’s Youth Olympic Futsal Tournament Buenos Aires 2018. They are as follows: Argentina (CONMEBOL, hosts) Brazil (CONMEBOL) IR Iran (AFC) Iraq (AFC) Egypt (CAF) Costa Rica (CONCACAF) Panama (CONCACAF) Solomon Islands (OFC) Russia (UEFA) Slovakia (UEFA) The participating nations, who are all sending U-18 ...

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New Zealand, Tahiti fly high as gap narrows in the Pacific

New Zealand win fifth OFC U-19 Championship in six attempts Tahiti will also represent Oceania at 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup Qualifying tournament marked by tight matches New Zealand claimed a fifth continental title in six attempts at U-19 level to earn passage to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019, along with runners-up Tahiti. But while the Kiwis maintained ...

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Surprises aplenty at the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final 

A number of favourites slipped up at the FIFA eWorld Cup™ Grand Final Underdogs pulled off upsets An overview of all biggest surprises at the Grand Final Anything can happen at a FIFA eWorld Cup™ Grand Final and this year a number of favourites were knocked out in the group stage, while several underdogs pulled off upsets to get within ...

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Neid: Japan are my favourites for the title

Silvia Neid analyses the four semi-finalists Japan are favourites for the title “Women’s football isn’t all about success”​ Germany’s success in women’s football is synonymous with one name in particular – that of Silvia Neid. Her biography reads like a seemingly endless succession of triumphs, as she was involved in each of her country’s eight UEFA Women’s EURO and two ...

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England and Japan complete semi-final line-up

Semi-final field is set following Friday’s quarter-finals England reach last four for the first time Japan prove too strong for Germany THE DAY REPLAYED – 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. England came ...

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