<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 29 Jun 2015 08:41:00 GMTMon, 29 Jun 2015 10:15:33 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Sudanese clubs start strong]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/cafchampionsleague/news/newsid/265/406/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Jun 2015 08:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Setif beaten at home, Merreikh top group]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 28 Jun 2015 11:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Africa's last eight get underway in Champions League]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/cafchampionsleague/news/newsid/265/317/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the action.]]>Fri, 26 Jun 2015 10:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=6/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2648193.htmlIn 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 Lina Nilsson, Islam SlimaniJavier Pastore and many more.

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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 23:01:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Nigeria triumph, South Africa, Zambia held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nigeria made a winning start, Zimbabwe created an upset, and South Africa and Zambia were held at home as the first matchday of CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying continued Saturday.

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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 21:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CAN 2017 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[African giants look to make winning starts]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Plenty of goals but few upsets are likely outcomes when the six-matchday 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying competition kicks off Friday.

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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 06:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CAN 2017 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=5/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2603546.htmlSun, 10 May 2015 08:50:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[History made in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 04 May 2015 01:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Algerians on brink of history]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/cafchampionsleague/news/newsid/260/122/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 01 May 2015 16:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Africa's Rio contenders on their marks]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=4/news=africa-s-rio-contenders-on-their-marks-2593866.htmlFri, 24 Apr 2015 06:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men<![CDATA[The tightest league in the world]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/259/358/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com hears from a series of the division's coaches about this remarkable situation.]]>Fri, 24 Apr 2015 05:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Algerian trio stay on track]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 Apr 2015 02:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[African minnows try to stay in the hunt]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/cafchampionsleague/news/newsid/259/149/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Gourcuff: This team in blossoming]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his first few months in charge of Les Fennecs.]]>Fri, 10 Apr 2015 12:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Gabon to host 2017 Africa Cup of Nations]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/258/352/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 08 Apr 2015 13:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Surprises set up last 16 in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Egypt's Smouha and Algeria's MC El Eulma knocked out former champions in Africa's biggest club competition as North Africa kept up it's long-term domination of the event.

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Mon, 06 Apr 2015 05:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015
<![CDATA[Tradition no guarantee for African giants]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 03 Apr 2015 08:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt and Qatar shine in friendlies]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=3/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2569335.htmlSun, 22 Mar 2015 08:30:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Deschamps hands Fekir maiden France call-up]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/256/773/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Mixed time for South African clubs]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/256/556/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 16 Mar 2015 00:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Southern sides size up North African favourites]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/255/780/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at their chances.]]>Thu, 12 Mar 2015 03:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[North Africa impress early]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 02 Mar 2015 03:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Hosts Setif win CAF Super Cup on penalties]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 21 Feb 2015 20:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Brave Elephants fulfil their promise]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at a dramatic and finely balanced CAF Africa Cup of Nations which saw Côte d’Ivoire finally win a second continental title in emotional fashion, topping Ghana at the end of an impressive run of form.]]>Mon, 09 Feb 2015 05:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=2/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2521886.htmlSun, 08 Feb 2015 08:27:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Gourcuff: We have a good core]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Algerian Football Federation (FAF) has given Algeria coach Christian Gourcuff renewed confidence despite their quarter-final exit from the CAF Africa Cup of Nations.

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Tue, 03 Feb 2015 16:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Renard: We beat the best team in the tournament]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Côte d'Ivoire coach Herve Renard on Sunday hailed his side's 3-1 2015 CAF Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final win over a much-fancied Algeria team in Malabo.

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Sun, 01 Feb 2015 22:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Côte d'Ivoire beat Algeria to book semi-final spot]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 01 Feb 2015 21:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015<![CDATA[Gourcuff: Pace on break made difference]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Algeria coach Christian Gourcuff said that Tuesday's 2-0 win against Senegal was down to his team's tactical discipline and speed on the break. 

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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Ayew fires Ghana into last eight]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ghana finished as CAF Africa Cup of Nations Group C winners after defeating South Africa 2-1, while Algeria also advanced to the quarter-finals after beating Senegal 2-0 in Malabo. 

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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Mandi: We are motivated]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Algeria coach Christian Gourcuff and defender Aissa Mandi spoke about the change of venue and the team's aspirations ahead of their CAF Africa Cup of Nations crucial match against Senegal. 

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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=1/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2511223.htmlOur regular Sunday feature takes in a Brazilian FIFA World Cup winner, an Italian World Cup champion and a Russian midfield schemer as we preview the week's footballing birthdays.

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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:27:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Grant: Gyan's attitude is fantastic]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ghana head coach Avram Grant praised striker Asamoah Gyan's attitude after the Black Stars' captain scored a late winner against Algeria. 

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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Returning Gyan the hero as Ghana beat Algeria]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The returning Asamoah Gyan scored a late winner as Ghana overcame Algeria with a 1-0 Group C victory in Mongomo. 

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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Gourcuff: Penalty miss was turning point]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Algeria coach Christian Gourcuff accepted a missed penalty by Tokelo Rantie proved crucial as his side stormed back to beat South Africa 3-1 in their CAF Africa Cup of Nations opener.

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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 22:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Algeria storm back for decisive win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Algeria got off to a winning start in CAF Africa Cup of Nations Group C with a come-from-behind 3-1 triumph over South Africa in Mongomo.

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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 21:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to You!]]>/news/y=2015/m=1/news=sunday-happy-birthday-to-you-2504678.htmlFIFA.com looks at those footballers celebrating a birthday this week, with a Mexican Olympic gold medal winner, a living legend of French football and an old Algerian star among those turning a year older.]]>Sun, 11 Jan 2015 09:16:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[The year in African football]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We look back at an intriguing and successful year for African football, with Algeria and Nigeria impressing at the Brazil 2014, while ES Setif reached the summit of the continent's club football to claim a place at the FIFA Club World Cup.

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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 09:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[Algerian football celebrates bumper year]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reflects on a superb year for Algerian football, which included ES Setif winning the CAF Champions League and the national team impressing at Brazil 2014. ]]>Tue, 23 Dec 2014 18:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Real Madrid turn winning run into a world title]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=real-madrid-turn-their-winning-run-into-a-world-title-2495659.htmlFIFA.com recaps the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014, where Real Madrid capped off a historic year with a 2-0 win over Cruz Azul in the final, Auckland City made history of their own and the supporters who came out to Morocco took home memories of a lifetime.

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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2014/m=12/news=the-week-in-quotes-2494785.htmlSat, 20 Dec 2014 08:35:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Khedairia: I dived like Casillas]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=khedairia-i-dived-like-casillas-2494537.htmlFIFA.com talks to ES Setif goalkeeper Sofiane Khedairia, whose crucial saves helped the African champions claim fifth place at Morocco 2014. ]]>Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Morocco hit by Madrid fervour]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=morocco-hit-by-madrid-fervour-2494000.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 00:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Setif sink Wanderers in penalties to finish fifth ]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259705/match=300298894/match-report.htmlWed, 17 Dec 2014 18:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Gourcuff names Algeria squad for Africa Cup of Nations]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Algeria head coach Christian Gourcuff has named his 23-man squad for the CAF Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted by Equatorial Guinea from 17 January to 8 February. 

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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Setif and Sydneysiders seek redemption]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=setif-and-sydneysiders-seek-redemption-2492734.htmlThere will be pride on the line when ES Setif meet Western Sydney Wanderers, with the pair aiming to bow out of Morocco 2014 on a high in their first campaigns in the competition.

 

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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Awesome Auckland breaking new ground]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=awesome-auckland-breaking-new-ground-2492213.htmlWe take a closer look at the groundbreaking Auckland City side, who have reached the semi-finals of the FIFA Club World Cup, with the part-timers from New Zealand set to face off against South America's champions San Lorenzo.

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 10:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Setif determined to soldier on]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=setif-determined-to-soldier-on-2492259.htmlDefeat to unfancied Auckland City in their opening match at the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 has not dented ES Setif’s dreams of future glory.

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 00:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Auckland sink Setif to book spot in semis]]>/clubworldcup/matches/round=259693/match=300298897/match-report.htmlAuckland City were 1-0 victors against ES Setif in the first quarter-final of the FIFA Club World Cup in Rabat on Saturday, setting up a showdown with San Lorenzo in the semi-finals on Wednesday in Marrakech.

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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 17:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014