<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 10 Sep 2014 20:16:00 GMTWed, 10 Sep 2014 23:13:24 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Cameroon rout Ivorians, Ghana edge Togo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A new look Cameroon team continued a great start to 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying by thrashing star-stacked Côte d'Ivoire, while Nigeria forced a goalless draw in Cape Town against South Africa. 

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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, ​FIFA.com​ previews the week's upcoming birthdays, including a Colombian goalkeeper, a quick-scoring Turkish striker, a FIFA Women's World Cup™ winner for Japan and a German FIFA World Cup™ champion all celebrating.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Blatter saddened by Ebosse's death]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/news/newsid=2427192/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter has written to the Algerian Football Federation (FAF) to express his sadness upon learning of the tragic death of Albert Ebosse on Saturday 23 August.

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:35:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News
<![CDATA[Draws leave leaders smiling in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 24 Aug 2014 22:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Sfaxien progress as group winners]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ali Malloul scored a late equalizer on Saturday to propel CS Sfaxien into the CAF Champions League semi-finals as winners of Group B.

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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 11:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Semi-finalists jockey for position]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Troussier's magic touches down in Tunisia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his return to Africa after a four-year absence and his immediate success with Tunisian club CS Sfaxien.]]>Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Congo DR leads the way to last four]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 11 Aug 2014 01:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Vita, Mazembe into CAF Champions League semis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Vita and TP Mazembe are into the CAF Champions League semi-finals after winning 1-0 and 3-1 over Zamalek and Hilal respectively on Sunday.

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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 20:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Sfaxien, Setif qualify, Esperance eliminated]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 10 Aug 2014 12:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Belameiri chasing Champions League glory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=ES Setif forward El Hedi Belameiri stands top of the CAF Champions League scoring charts, but victory against Tunisian giants Esperance would mean much more to the 23-year-old. 

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Fri, 08 Aug 2014 23:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Crunch weekend in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 08 Aug 2014 04:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Osvaldo, Taider in loan swap]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Southampton forward Dani Osvaldo completed his season-long loan move to Inter Milan, while Algeria midfielder Saphir Taider moves in the opposite direction. 

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Wed, 06 Aug 2014 16:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Gourcuff puts pen to paper]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Algerian Football Federation announced that Frenchman Christian Gourcuff put pen to paper on his contract to take over as coach of the national team, replacing Vahid Halilhodzic. 

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Mon, 04 Aug 2014 19:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[North African favourites on the brink]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Setif near Champions League semis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Algerians Entente Setif moved closer to a first CAF Champions League semi-finals appearance by defeating Libyans Al-Ahly Benghazi 2-0 in Tunisia.

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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Africa's finest get back underway]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Following a six-week break for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the CAF Champions League group stage resumes with all eight teams fighting for a spot in the semi-finals.

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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[African draw reveals final pathway]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2406894/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 21 Jul 2014 02:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Gourcuff takes Algeria job]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Algerian Football Federation have announced Christian Gourcuff as Algeria's new coach, following Les Fennecs' successful run to the Round of 16 at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 17:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Halilhodzic returns to Trabzonspor]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Former Algeria head coach Vahid Halilhodzic signed a two-year deal with Turkish side Trabzonspor after guiding the African nation to their first ever appearance in the FIFA World Cup knockout stages. 

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Spor Toto Süper Lig 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Germans reign as Brazil thrills the world]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=germans-reign-as-brazil-thrills-the-world-2404806.htmlFIFA.com reflects on a classic FIFA World Cup, with Brazil 2014 having served up upsets, controversy, thrilling football and outstanding goals before culminating in a landmark Maracana triumph for Germany.]]>Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Referee designation for match 63]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=referee-designation-for-match-63-2403323.htmlAlgeria’s Djamel Haimoudi has been confirmed as the referee for match 63 of the FIFA World Cup, the match for third place between Brazil and the Netherlands.

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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Navas ties Messi at the summit]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=navas-ties-messi-at-the-summit-2401323.htmlMon, 07 Jul 2014 19:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Man Of MatchKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Halilhodzic quits as Alegeria coach]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=halilhodzic-quits-as-alegeria-coach-2401289.htmlMon, 07 Jul 2014 13:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Who has been your top goalkeeper?]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=who-has-been-your-top-goalkeeper-2401216.htmlFIFA.com wants you to let us know your opinion.]]>Mon, 07 Jul 2014 08:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Algerian team return to hero's welcome]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=algerian-team-return-to-hero-s-welcome-2398125.htmlAlgeria's FIFA World Cup team returned home to a hero's welcome after their historic progress to the knockout stages was ended by Germany in extra time.

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Wed, 02 Jul 2014 18:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[solecra claims the round’s summit, tight at the top]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=solecra-claims-the-round-s-summit-tight-at-the-top-2398011.htmlsolecra amassed the most points in the recent round of McDonald’s World Cup Fantasy.]]>Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=FantasyKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Lacen: This golden generation has matured]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=lacen-this-golden-generation-has-matured-2393065.htmlAlgeria midfielder Medhi Lacen says the future is bright for Algerian football after Les Verts were eliminated by Germany at the 2014 FIFA World Cup™

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Tue, 01 Jul 2014 11:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Neuer and Schurrle crucial for resilient Germany]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=neuer-and-schurrle-on-song-as-germany-progress-2391531.htmlFIFA.com about their standout performances in a gritty extra time victory.]]>Tue, 01 Jul 2014 07:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[African bravery, European victories]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=african-bravery-european-victories-2391410.htmlTue, 01 Jul 2014 02:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Pogba decisive for France, Varane and Omeruo shine]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=pogba-decisive-for-france-varane-and-omeruo-shine-2391376.htmlLes Bleus' 2-0 win over Kenneth Omeruo's Nigeria.]]>Tue, 01 Jul 2014 02:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Schurrle, Ozil scrape Germany into France showdown]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255951/match=300186460/match-report.htmlMon, 30 Jun 2014 23:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: June 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s review of the month in women’s football looks at crucial qualifying action for Canada 2015 in Europe and Africa, plus silverware handed out across numerous domestic competitions.]]>Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:36:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[African outsiders face European giants ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=african-outsiders-face-european-giants-2389402.htmlMon, 30 Jun 2014 01:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Boateng: I'm convinced Germany will go through]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=boateng-i-m-convinced-germany-will-go-through-2389824.htmlFIFA about Germany's route to the Round of 16 and the challenge posed by an Algeria side with "fantastic ability".]]>Sun, 29 Jun 2014 20:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Lahm: Deliver now or we go home]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=lahm-deliver-now-or-we-go-home-2389930.htmlSun, 29 Jun 2014 20:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Madjer: Germany-Algeria will bring back memories]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=madjer-germany-algeria-will-bring-back-memories-2389323.htmlFIFA.com about their stunning upset of West Germany and Spain 1982 and how their nation's current players will be loved eternally.]]>Sun, 29 Jun 2014 14:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Podolski ruled out of Algeria clash]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=podolski-ruled-out-of-algeria-clash-2389309.htmlThe German forward has been forced out with a thigh injury he picked up against USA.

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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 11:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[The first phase in tweets]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=the-first-phase-in-tweets-2388679.htmlFIFA.com looks at the best tweets from the group stage.]]>Sat, 28 Jun 2014 22:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 53 and 54]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=referee-designations-for-matches-53-and-54-2388860.htmlFIFA has announced that Mark Geiger and Sandro Ricci will take charge of France-Nigeria and Germany-Algeria respectively.

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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 20:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Low: We can play better]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=low-we-can-play-better-2388671.htmlGermany coach Joachim Low says now is the time for his side to show their true value while warning against under-estimating their last-16 opponents Algeria.

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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 18:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[CONCACAF and Africa enter brave new world]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=concacaf-and-africa-enter-brave-new-world-2388146.html​FIFA.com​ reflects on how representatives from CONCACAF and Africa are setting new standards for their regions at Brazil 2014.]]>Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Shaqiri spurs Alexlang to prize]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=shaqiri-spurs-alexlang-to-prize-2387946.htmlAlexlang taking the top prize and ingram_23 assuming the overall leadership.]]>Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=FantasyKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Young stars earn their spurs]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=young-stars-earn-their-spurs-2387602.htmlFri, 27 Jun 2014 01:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Slimani: I don't want this dream to end]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=slimani-i-don-t-want-this-dream-to-end-2387675.htmlIslam Slimani headed Algeria into the FIFA World Cup™ Round of 16 for the first time on Thursday. The striker spoke to FIFA.com shortly after making history.

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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 01:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Goals record as group stage ends, Algeria create history]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=goals-record-as-group-stage-ends-2387613.htmlFri, 27 Jun 2014 00:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Algeria book Germany date, eliminate Russia]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186506/match-report.htmlThu, 26 Jun 2014 22:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Brahimi: Algerians have always been technical footballers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=brahimi-algerians-have-always-been-technical-footballers-2385472.html FIFA about Algeria's thrilling win over Korea Republic, his goal, why Vahid Halilhodzic employs different tactics from game to game, and the decisive showdown with Russia.]]>Thu, 26 Jun 2014 06:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Conclusion of the group stage]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=conclusion-of-the-group-stage-2384813.htmlThu, 26 Jun 2014 01:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Capello: Moving abroad would help my players]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=capello-moving-abroad-would-help-my-players-2386130.htmlWed, 25 Jun 2014 22:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™