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Norway Schedule Match football soccer Women’s Team Schedule and Fixtures for t…

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Norway Schedule Match football soccer Women’s Team Schedule and Fixtures for the upcoming Fifa Women’s World cup 2015. This 2015 Fifa Women’s World cup which are starting from the 6th June 2015 and ended on 5th july 2015. This is the 7th Edition of Fifa Women’s World cup which is hosted this time by canada. In this 2015 Fifa Women’s world cup total 24 teams are participated and each team are divided in to 6 groups means in each group 4 teams.

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Road to the FIFA eWorld Cup begins on 3 November

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  • EA SPORTS and FIFA announce first-ever EA SPORTS™ FIFA Global Series and FIFA eWorld Cup 2018
  • Qualification begins on 3 November 2017
  • Road to FIFA eWorld Cup replaces FIFA Interactive World Cup will bold new name, format and attitude.

The FIFA Interactive World Cup has evolved rapidly since its inception in 2004 and has set the standard for competitive football played on EA SPORTS™ FIFA, giving virtual footballers the chance to express themselves at the highest level of competition. 


As eSports continues to evolve, FIFA and partners EA SPORTS™ are committed to taking the biggest global tournament for the EA SPORTS FIFA-series to the next level. It’s time to say goodbye to the FIWC as we expand into a new format for competitive football gaming better suited to the massive potential and demands of eSports. It’s time to take the FIWC and all those involved with it to the next level. Welcome on the Road to the FIFA eWorld Cup.

Road to the FIFA eWorld Cup begins 3 November
The Road to the FIFA eWorld Cup encompasses the new FIFA 18 Global Series, the official qualification tournament for the main event -The FIFA eWorld Cup 18 Grand Final, where the dreams of millions of FIFA players become the reality of one champion. The Global series kicks-off on 3 November 2017.

The EA SPORTS FIFA 18 Global Series (November 2017 to July 2018) 

The FIFA Global Series is the yearlong qualification tour for the FIFA eWorld Cup 18 Grand Final. Competitors will qualify based on FIFA Ultimate Team (FUT) Champions Weekend League online performance and at blockbuster live qualifying events throughout the year.


Through the FIFA 18 Global Series, EA and FIFA will identify the top-ranked 128 competitors (64 competitors representing PlayStation®4 and 64 competitors representing Xbox One) to advance to the EA SPORTS FIFA 18 Global Series Playoffs. The Playoffs, in turn, lead to the final stop on the Global Series Tour – the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final 18 – where one champion will be crowned, lives transformed and dreams suddenly realised.

Global Series (qualification categories) 

  • FIFA Ultimate Team Champions Cups: These mass entry tournaments kickoff first through the popular FUT Champions mode – The EA Game mode that makes FIFA a full-time passion.The top competitors will qualify for two major live tournaments – held in January and April of 2018.
  • FIFA eClub World Cup: Piloted in 2017, the club tournament is back but so much bigger. If you are on a FIFA team, you want to be in it!
  • Official League Qualifying Competitions: Established professional leagues with a vision of the future will be the first to host FIFA tournaments that will feed into qualification for the FIFA eWorld Cup
  • Licensed Qualifying Competitions: Organisations passionate about EA SPORTS FIFA will activate on-site qualifiers across the world from Abu Dhabi to Zagreb!

The FIFA eWorld Cup (August 2018)

The showpiece. The main event. The place where stars are made and careers launched. The FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final will ensure a celebration of EA SPORTS FIFA at the highest level. Thirty two of the world’s best players, all of whom will have survived the global series, will compete to crown the undisputed king of FIFA at the Grand Final.

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Didier Deschamps extends France contract until 2020

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  • Didier Deschamps took over as France international manager in 2012
  • Deschamps led Euro 2016 hosts to the final where they were beaten by Portugal
  • The 49-year-old has extended his contract with France which will run until 2020 

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Didier Deschamps has extended his contract as France coach until 2020, the French Football Federation has announced.

Deschamps took over in 2012 and led Les Bleus to the final of Euro 2016 on home soil, where they were beaten by Portugal.

He has successfully led the French to next year’s World Cup in Russia with just one defeat in their 10 qualifying matches.

Didier Deschamps has extended his contract as France head coach until 2020

Didier Deschamps has extended his contract as France head coach until 2020

Didier Deschamps has extended his contract as France head coach until 2020

France return to action in the next round of the international break next month.

Deschamps will lead his side out for two friendly matches against Wales on November 10 and away in Germany four days later.

Since taking over from Laurent Blanc after France’s quarter-final exit at Euro 2012, Deschamps has overseen 70 games in charge.

He has won 44 of his games in the dugout, drawing 12 and losing 14 giving him a win rate of 62.86 per cent. 

Antoine Griezmann slots past Belarus goalkeeper Sergei Chernik in last month's clash in Paris

Antoine Griezmann slots past Belarus goalkeeper Sergei Chernik in last month's clash in Paris

Antoine Griezmann slots past Belarus goalkeeper Sergei Chernik in last month’s clash in Paris

Deschamps took over as France boss from Laurent Blanc after Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine

Deschamps took over as France boss from Laurent Blanc after Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine

Deschamps took over as France boss from Laurent Blanc after Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine

FFF president Noel Le Graet said at a press conference broadcast on lequipe.fr: ‘Didier for me is the best, it is no contest.

‘The France team is progressing with Didier. I want to give him the chance to lead the team at the World Cup and the next Euro.

‘Regardless of the team’s performance, he will remain the coach until the end of Euro 2020.’

Deschamps won 103 caps for France during his playing career and captained them to glory in both the 1998 World Cup and Euro 2000.

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Fans relish Confederations Cup experience

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  • Market research confirms positive fan experience at Russia 2017
  • 98 per cent of fans questioned enjoyed their experience
  • Over 10,000 spectators surveyed, vast majority keen on World Cup return

The FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 was declared an overwhelming success, with the first-rate football on the field matched by a colourful carnival atmosphere off it.

Now market research has confirmed the impression that fans attending matches relished the experience, and that it has increased enthusiasm and determination to join the party at next year’s FIFA World Cup™.

A spectator experience study conducted by Nielsen, the official marketing research provider of the Confederations Cup and World Cup, found that 98 per cent of spectators enjoyed their experience at Russia 2017. Having attended, 91 per cent said that they would now like to apply for tickets to the World Cup.

The survey covered more than 10,000 spectators, with questions about the experience before and during the tournament, and their impressions afterwards. Of those interviewed, more than 90 per cent were Russian, with the remaining being international spectators.

For the former group, experiencing a FIFA tournament was the principle motivation for nearly half (48 per cent) of supporters attending matches.

Among international fans, the main motivation for travelling to the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 was the desire to support their national team (36 per cent). A further 20 per cent wanted to visit Russia and learn more about its culture, while 17 per cent attended the tournament because they wanted to experience a FIFA tournament.

Well over half of the fans from overseas (60 per cent) said that the tournament had exceeded their expectations, and 80 per cent said they returned home with a better opinion of Russia. The level of security was also appreciated, with 95 per cent saying they felt safe and secure inside the stadium, and 93 per cent stating likewise about the host cities in general.

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