<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 27 Nov 2014 17:21:00 GMTThu, 27 Nov 2014 17:23:39 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[El Amri dreaming of Madrid meeting]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=el-amri-dreaming-of-madrid-meeting-2480204.htmlThu, 27 Nov 2014 17:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Happy birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's upcoming footballing birthdays, including a Russian hotshot, a Manchester United legend and an energetic Paraguayan forward.

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:58:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Animal instincts set to light up Morocco]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=animal-instincts-set-to-light-up-morocco-2477436.htmlThe opening kick-off of the FIFA Club World Cup 2014 is just around the corner. The following trailer takes inspiration from the animal kingdom to encapsulate the excitement from the tournament's history and anticipate what lies ahead. 

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Younes: We celebrated the Algerian revolution perfectly]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=younes-we-celebrated-the-algerian-revolution-perfectly-2477073.htmlFIFA.com about firing Setif to CAF Champions League glory, his immense pleasure at seeing Algerians partying in the streets and desire to impress at Morocco 2014.]]>Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Quintet of stars light up Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Nov 2014 06:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015<![CDATA[Algerians win battle of the underdogs]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=algerians-win-battle-of-the-underdogs-2470486.htmlFIFA.com looks back at this year's CAF Champions League drama.]]>Tue, 04 Nov 2014 04:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Black Eagles' draw enough to ascend Africa's summit]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A north African team has won the continent's biggest club competition for the tenth time in the last 14 years as Algeria's ES Setif triumphed over AS Vita Club on away goals.

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Sun, 02 Nov 2014 16:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Algerians Setif conquer Africa despite draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Algerians Entente Setif won the CAF Champions League despite being held 1-1 at home by Congolese side Vita Club in the second leg of the final.

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Sat, 01 Nov 2014 20:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Outsiders set to scrap for African glory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Setif aim to prove doubters wrong]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Setif secure valuable away draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Congo DR club AS Vita Club came from behind twice at home to secure a 2-2 draw, which leaves them at a disadvantage for the second leg of the final against Algeria's ES Setif.]]>Mon, 27 Oct 2014 05:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Memorable Mabidi strike salvages draw for AS Vita]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A memorable Lema Mabidi goal salvaged a 2-2 home draw for Congo DR's AS Vita Club against Algerians ES Setif on Sunday in the CAF Champions League final first leg, setting up a tense return on 1 November.

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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 17:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Impressive Falcons lead charge to Canada]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=impressive-falcons-lead-charge-to-canada-2461922.htmlSun, 26 Oct 2014 09:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Neuer: I had to take risks]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=neuer-i-had-to-take-risks-2461409.htmlManuel Neuer spoke to The FIFA Weekly about what it means to be a world champion, playing outfield in training for Bayern Munich and his hopes for the future.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[A long wait about to end]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 24 Oct 2014 02:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Khedairia: Morocco 2014 would be career pinnacle]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=ES Setif goalkeeper Sofiane Khedairia speaks to FIFA.com about the upcoming CAF Champions League final and his ambitions for the FIFA Club World Cup and with the Algerian national team.

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Cape Verde, Algeria clinch AFCON spot, Côte d'Ivoire stunned]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Cape Verde Islands and Algeria became the first two countries to qualify for the 2015 CAF Africa Cup of Nations after defeating Mozambique and Malawi, respectively, on Wednesday, while Congo DR stunned Côte d'Ivoire 4-3 and Nigeria fought back to beat Sudan 3-1.

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015
<![CDATA[Sudan shock champions Nigeria, Elephants win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sudan stunned CAF Africa Cup of Nations title-holders Nigeria 1-0 in a 2015 qualifier while Algeria, Côte d'Ivoire and South Africa achieved impressive away victories.

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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 19:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015
<![CDATA[Away triumphs for Algeria, South Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Algeria moved closer to qualifying for the 2015 CAF Africa Cup of Nations with a 2-0 victory over Malawi in Blantyre, while South Africa defeated Congo 2-0 in Pointe-Noire. 

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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 14:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015
<![CDATA[African women set to battle for World Cup place]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=african-women-set-to-battle-for-world-cup-place-2455068.htmlFri, 10 Oct 2014 04:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Egypt, Nigeria target qualifying revivals]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/245/484/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 09 Oct 2014 07:00:00 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 presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week, including Chelsea' new frontman and a Belgian attacker.

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Sun, 05 Oct 2014 09:42:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Algerians crash Congolese party]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Sep 2014 02:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Setif reach final despite loss to Mazembe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Algerian side Entente Setif reached the CAF Champions League final for the first time since 1988 by defeating Congolese side TP Mazembe 4-4 on aggregate in the semi-finals. 

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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 17:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Home sides confident of comebacks]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 26 Sep 2014 06:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[A wonder goal and a friend-turned-foe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 24 Sep 2014 07:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Home sides claim opening advantage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Stunner earns Setif narrow advantage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's footballing birthdays with an American gold medallist, a member of Les Bleus bound for Canada 2015, a diminutive Portuguese international, an Italian icon and many more all celebrating.

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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:20:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Semis pit Congo DR against North Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 19 Sep 2014 04:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Madoui: We’re up for Mazembe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com.]]>Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![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]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=african-draw-reveals-final-pathway-2406894.htmlMon, 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