<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 15 Apr 2014 14:09:00 GMTWed, 16 Apr 2014 16:36:36 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[FIFA.com launches Panini 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Online Sticker Album]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=fifa-com-launches-panini-2014-fifa-world-cup-braziltm-online-sticker-a-2319183.htmlFIFA.com has launched the Panini Online Sticker Album for the 2014 FIFA World Cup thanks to the support of Presenting Partner, Coca-Cola. 

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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Panini Sticker AlbumKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Holders Ahly stunned as north Africa shines]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Five teams from the Mediterranean region advanced to the eight-team group stage in the CAF Champions League, but two-time defending champions Al Ahly were unable to get past their Libyan namesakes.

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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 23:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Powerful trio eye comebacks in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Mar 2014 03:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Big boys struggle on the road]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Mar 2014 08:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[FIFA Weekly asks: Which African team will do best at Brazil 2014?]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA Weekly will ask your opinion on a specific topic and the best comments will be published in the next edition of the magazine. This week, we're asking which African team you fancy to impress at the FIFA World Cup.]]>Fri, 21 Mar 2014 08:54:00 GMTArea=FIFA WorldSection=FIFA WeeklyKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Tough trips ahead for African favourites]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/230/070/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Mar 2014 08:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Raja, Enyimba crash out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 09 Mar 2014 12:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 09 Mar 2014 10:04:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Rising star Kim eyes Brazil impact]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=rising-star-kim-eyes-brazil-impact-2292905.htmlFIFA.com he wants to impress for Korea Republic at Brazil 2014.]]>Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Brazil & France shine, Argentina struggle]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=brazil-and-france-impress-argentina-struggle-2293486.htmlThu, 06 Mar 2014 03:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Algeria win, Côte d'Ivoire snatch draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Les Elephants drawing 2-2 with Belgium and the Black Stars losing 1-0 in Montenegro.]]>Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly<![CDATA[The kick-off draws closer]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=100-days-2292259.htmlFIFA.com casts its eyes ahead to what awaits on 12 June.]]>Tue, 04 Mar 2014 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[World Cup hopefuls in dress rehearsal]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=world-cup-hopefuls-ready-for-dress-rehearsal-2291748.htmlMon, 03 Mar 2014 11:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Team Base Camps for Brazil 2014 announced]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=team-base-camps-for-brazil-2014-announced-2267880.htmlThe Team Base Camps for the 32 participating teams for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil have been announced. ]]>Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Napoli swoop for Saint-Etienne's Ghoulam]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Algerian international left-back Faouzi Ghoulam has completed his move from Saint-Etienne to Napoli, the Italian giants confirmed Friday.

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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 15:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Halilhodzic: Football is my faith]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=halilhodzic-football-faith-2263300.htmlMon, 20 Jan 2014 12:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Brazil dream motivates early moves]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at who has gone where.]]>Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=1950 FIFA World Cup Brazil winner Alcides Ghiggia headlines our list of footballers who are celebrating a birthday this week, and the Uruguay winger is joined by the likes of Eddie Pope, Klaus Fischer and Agustin Delgado.

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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 16:10:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA to discuss future of Africa’s football development in Marrakech]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=2247244/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:58:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Match schedule for Brazil 2014 confirmed]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=match-schedule-for-brazil-2014-confirmed-2240950.htmlFollowing the Final Draw of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™, FIFA has now confirmed the match schedule for the 64 matches of next year’s carnival of football, with seven games subject to kick-off time adjustments.

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Sat, 07 Dec 2013 14:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Global reaction to the Final Draw on Twitter]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=tweets-from-the-game-elite-players-2240906.htmlSat, 07 Dec 2013 05:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Final Draw reveals intriguing groups]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=final-draw-reveals-intriguing-groups-2240026.htmlSpain, the Netherlands, Chile and Australia will make up the proverbial ‘group of death’ at the 20th FIFA World Cup, while Uruguay, Italy, England and Costa Rica will comprise another intriguing pool.

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Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 01 Dec 2013 10:40:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA to step up the fight against match manipulation ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2229123/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 25 Nov 2013 15:14:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA Weekly asks: Is 32 teams enough? ]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/222/758/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The FIFA Weekly will ask your opinion on a specific topic and the best comments will be published in the next edition of the magazine.]]>Fri, 22 Nov 2013 10:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Five factors behind Algeria's success]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=11/news=five-factors-behind-algeria-success-2227478.htmlFIFA.com looks at the five key factors for Algeria during their successful FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign as Les Fennecs booked their spot at Brazil 2014.

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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 17:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Déjà vu amid African drama]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=deja-amid-african-drama-2227104.htmlThu, 21 Nov 2013 11:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Ghana, Algeria complete African repeat]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=11/news=ghana-algeria-complete-african-repeat-2226123.htmlTue, 19 Nov 2013 21:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Algeria strike to sneak through]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=11/news=algeria-strike-sneak-through-2225274.htmlTue, 19 Nov 2013 20:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Christian Karembeu joins the Trophy Tour]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=monday-karembeu-trophy-tour-2224330.htmlWe chat to France 1998 winner Christian Karembeu, with the former Real Madrid-man taking time out from accompanying the FIFA World Cup Trophy as part of the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola.

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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 16:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Trophy Tour Kind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[90 minutes to go in Africa]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=11/news=minutes-africa-2223766.htmlFri, 15 Nov 2013 03:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[African repeat remains on the cards]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=10/news=african-repeat-remains-the-cards-2195476.htmlThe CAF nations that qualified for the 2010 FIFA World Cup stayed on course for Brazil 2014 with Côte d'Ivoire and Nigeria recording victories, while Burkina Faso also won and Cameroon earned a hard-fought draw.

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Sun, 13 Oct 2013 20:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Côte d'Ivoire, Burkina Faso win first-leg]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=10/news=cote-ivoire-burkina-faso-win-first-leg-2195278.htmlCôte d'Ivoire beat Senegal 3-1 and Aristide Bance missed a first-half penalty but converted one in the second half to give Burkina Faso a 3-2 victory over Algeria in the first-legs of their FIFA World Cup™ play-offs.

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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 19:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Kwambe confident of Nigeria's chances]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=10/news=kwambe-confident-nigeria-chances-2194186.htmlFri, 11 Oct 2013 15:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Belkalem: Brazil is within touching distance]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=10/news=belkalem-brazil-within-touching-distance-2193733.htmlWatford defender Essaid Belkalem reveals to FIFA.com ahead of the winner-takes-all play-offs in Africa that he makes a lot of decisions with Algeria and Brazil 2014 in mind.

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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 11:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[African hopefuls two games from Brazil]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=10/news=african-hopefuls-two-games-from-brazil-2193484.htmlFri, 11 Oct 2013 01:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Monaco stroll past Bastia, narrow win for PSG]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ligue 1 leaders Monaco extended their best start to a Ligue 1 campaign with a 3-0 victory at home to Bastia on Wednesday, while Paris Saint-Germain edged Valenciennes on the road.

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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 21:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Marseille held at Bastia, Rennes down Ajaccio]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Marseille travelled to Bastia and played to a goalless draw following their UEFA Champions League defeat by Arsenal, while Rennes continued their strong start by beating winless Ajaccio. 

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Sat, 21 Sep 2013 20:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Arab rivals avoid each other]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=9/news=مواجهات-عربية-عربية-الدور-الحاسم-2174867.htmlFIFA.com has the details.]]>Mon, 16 Sep 2013 17:15:01 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Play-off draw brings high drama]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=live-african-play-off-draw-2174592.htmlMon, 16 Sep 2013 10:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Pharaohs seal perfect passage]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=9/news=pharaohs-seal-perfect-passage-2169516.htmlTue, 10 Sep 2013 23:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Ten left standing after wild weekend in Africa]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=9/news=ten-left-standing-after-wild-weekend-africa-2169544.htmlSun, 08 Sep 2013 19:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Big names return on final group day]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=9/news=big-names-return-final-group-day-2167916.htmlFri, 06 Sep 2013 01:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Pressure on recalled Drogba]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 13 Aug 2013 05:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Lisandro Lopez nears Qatari move, Ujfalusi returns home]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Lyon's Argentinian forward Lisandro Lopez has been released to sign with Qatari outfit Al-Gharafa while retired Czech international defender Tomas Ujfalusi has returned home to play for Sparta Prague. 

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Thu, 08 Aug 2013 20:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Zidane heads France to the heavens]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls how Zinedine Zidane and France dethroned Ronaldo and Brazil in a surprise conclusion to the 16th world finals.]]>Fri, 12 Jul 2013 01:41:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Inter sign Algerian forward Belfodil]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Inter Milan had a busy Friday, signing Algeria striker Ishak Belfodil from Parma on a five-year deal and extending Argentina goalkeeper Juan Pablo Carrizo's contract until 2015.

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Fri, 05 Jul 2013 14:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt lead charge]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=6/news=cote-ivoire-egypt-lead-charge-into-final-round-2110785.htmlSun, 16 Jun 2013 22:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Favourites made to wait in Africa]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=6/news=favourites-made-wait-africa-2104967.htmlSun, 09 Jun 2013 21:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Salah keeps Egypt cruising, Togo triumph]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=6/news=salah-treble-keeps-egypt-cruising-2104974.htmlMohamed Salah's hat-trick for Egypt in their 4-2 win in Zimbabwe has put the Pharaohs on the brink of the final round of African qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™, while Togo earned a big win over Cameroon.

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Sun, 09 Jun 2013 15:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone