<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 20 Jul 2014 12:35:00 GMTThu, 24 Jul 2014 08:47:28 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Tshireletso boosts Botswana, Uganda on target]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/240/682/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 20 Jul 2014 12:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Surprises among tight CAN qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Madagascar and Mozambique were among the key winners during a hard-fought day of action in the 2015 CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying first round on Sunday.

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Mon, 19 May 2014 09:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015
<![CDATA[Valcke: We will help Africa improve]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/news/newsid=2313785/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:58:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Butler named Botswana coach]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/227/781/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA’s direct financial support reaches USD 1 billion mark ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/news/newsid=2261088/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 14 Jan 2014 15:58:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FAPKind=Release<![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[Tshosane and Ferrin leave roles]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Stanley Tshosane has left his role as coach of Botswana, while Uruguayan Gustavo Ferrin has quit as Angola coach. Both have paid the price for failing to reach the 2014 FIFA World Cup African play-offs.

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Sun, 13 Oct 2013 11:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Ten left standing after wild weekend in Africa]]>/worldcup/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]]>/worldcup/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[Igesund: South Africa must focus]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=igesund-south-africa-must-focus-2167853.htmlThu, 05 Sep 2013 14:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Roots lead to flowers for Botswana]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2158827/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 29 Aug 2013 05:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Mozambique down Namibia, Botswana beaten]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/214/848/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mozambique edged Namibia 5-4 on penalties, while Zambia beat Botswana 3-1 on aggregate to advance to the final qualifying round of the 2014 CAF African Nations Championship.

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Sun, 04 Aug 2013 14:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Ethiopia sanctioned for fielding ineligible player]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Jul 2013 11:08:02 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt lead charge]]>/worldcup/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[Burkina Faso, Gabon and Uganda boost hopes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=burkina-faso-gabon-and-uganda-boost-hopes-2110094.htmlSat, 15 Jun 2013 19:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Favourites made to wait in Africa]]>/worldcup/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[South Africa, Ethiopia race hots up]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=south-africa-ethiopia-race-hots-2104783.htmlVictory for Ethiopia in Botswana saw the race in FIFA World Cup™ qualifying Group A, as a win for South Africa kept the race tight at the top, while Tunisia secured a late point and Côte d'Ivoire won in Gambia.

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Sat, 08 Jun 2013 20:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[African trio eye final round spots]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=african-trio-eye-final-round-spots-2103380.htmlFIFA.com previews a potentially pivotal matchday on the Mother Continent.]]>Fri, 07 Jun 2013 06:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Ivorians lead the way for the first time]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2065584/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Apr 2013 03:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[African finalists eye four U-17 spots]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2057036/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Apr 2013 04:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[African clubs eye last 16]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/205/334/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 04 Apr 2013 15:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Favourites struggle as Eto'o returns]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=favourites-struggle-eto-returns-2044639.htmlThe last two African champions only managed draws in the latest round of African qualifying for 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, but Cameroon icon Samuel Eto'o led his side to victory over Togo with a brace. FIFA.com reviews the action.

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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 19:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[African aspirants resume journey]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=african-aspirants-resume-journey-2039515.htmlThu, 21 Mar 2013 14:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Eventful weekend for North Africa's hopefuls]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Mar 2013 07:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Favourites advance to the next stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 04 Mar 2013 06:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Investing in football & social change in Botswana ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2009477/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 09 Feb 2013 20:10:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[Blatter set for extensive Africa tour]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2001046/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com has the details. ]]>Mon, 04 Feb 2013 16:58:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[Busy year for African hopefuls]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=12/news=busy-year-for-african-hopefuls-1977150.html2012 has seen a few surprises in the African qualifying zone for the FIFA World Cup™ as the campaign reaches its midpoint. There's still all to play for in 2013 as the continent cuts down from 52 countries to five representatives.

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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 09:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Ethiopia hosts Centre workshop ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/socialresponsibility/news/newsid=1943826/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 23 Nov 2012 11:11:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=FFH - CentersKind=News<![CDATA[What is international football’s biggest rivalry?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/189/347/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know what you feel is the biggest rivalry in the international game.]]>Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Comebacks, shocks as continental line-up set]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Oct 2012 04:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Zambia edge through, Nigeria comfortable]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 13 Oct 2012 19:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Big guns facing elimination]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Oct 2012 08:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Elephants rampage, Indomitable Lions fade]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Côte d'Ivoire impressed in a goalfest against Senegal, holders Zambia left a lot to do in the second leg, and four-time winners Cameroon slumped to defeat. FIFA.com reviews the latest CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

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Sun, 09 Sep 2012 22:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Nigeria held, Sudan strike late]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/newsid=1698339/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Nigeria still have work to do if they are to return to the CAF Africa Cup of Nations after being to a 2-2 draw by Liberia in their two-leg qualifier, while Sudan beat Ethiopia 5-3 with a late double from Mohammed El Tahir.

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Sun, 09 Sep 2012 13:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Regional rivalries highlight last round]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Sep 2012 08:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Integrity workshop well received in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=1687720/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=]]>Sun, 26 Aug 2012 19:29:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Giants drop points on the road]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=giants-drop-points-the-road-1646558.htmlSun, 10 Jun 2012 00:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Crunch clashes come early in Africa]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=crunch-clashes-come-early-africa-1645513.htmlFIFA.com previews a heavy schedule of crucial fixtures in Africa.]]>Fri, 08 Jun 2012 04:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Bafana Bafana sack Mosimane]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=bafana-bafana-sack-mosimane-1644463.htmlSouth Africa have sacked Pitso Mosimane following a disappointing draw with Ethiopia and placed Steve Komphela in temporary charge.

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Tue, 05 Jun 2012 10:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Elephants rumble as Zambia stumble]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=elephants-rumble-zambia-stumble-1642953.htmlSat, 02 Jun 2012 23:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Cameroon win, Kenya settle with Malawi]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=cameroon-win-kenya-settle-with-malawi-1643067.htmlSat, 02 Jun 2012 19:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[African favourites seek home comfort]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=5/news=african-favourites-seek-home-comfort-1641714.htmlThu, 31 May 2012 02:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Ghana get Basetsana, Kenya stun Zambia]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u20womensworldcup/japan2012/news/newsid=1595078/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 06 Mar 2012 15:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Japan 2012<![CDATA[Good weekend for familiar faces]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 Feb 2012 16:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Glo Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Zambian joy ends emotional tournament]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 Feb 2012 04:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Gabonamong: We still made history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 02 Feb 2012 06:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Ghana, Mali complete quarter-final line-up]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 02 Feb 2012 00:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Mali beat Botswana to reach last eight]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mali clinched second place in Group D at the CAF Africa Cup of Nations to seal their first passage through to the quarter-finals in eight years with a 2-1 win over Botswana.

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Wed, 01 Feb 2012 20:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Guinea thrash Botswana to stay alive]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 28 Jan 2012 18:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News