<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 03 Aug 2015 10:20:00 GMTMon, 03 Aug 2015 11:58:07 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Nigeria, Mali make Olympic progress]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=8/news=nigeria-mali-make-olympic-progress-2669129.htmlMon, 03 Aug 2015 10:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men<![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw results in full]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-preliminary-draw-results-in-full-2667929.html

FIFA.com rounds up the results from the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which took place at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg on Saturday 25 July.]]>
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Africa's giants ready to plot their course]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=africa-s-giants-ready-to-plot-their-course-2667899.htmlFIFA.com looks closer at the African Zone qualifiers following the Russia 2018 Preliminary Draw, with several of the continent's big guns facing potential banana skins.]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Africa Zone<![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[Le Roy turns sights to Olympics]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=2607488/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 22 May 2015 06:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men<![CDATA[Ahly head star-stacked cast]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 May 2015 06:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![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[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[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[Historic hosts crash party in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/newsid=2569547/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 23 Mar 2015 05:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Senegal seal final African spot at New Zealand 2015]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=senegal-seal-final-african-spot-at-new-zealand-2015-2565172.htmlSat, 14 Mar 2015 19:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Italy in, Spain out of top ten]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=3/news=italy-in-spain-out-of-top-ten-2557485.htmlThu, 12 Mar 2015 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Flying Eagles soar past Congo, secure spot in New Zealand]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=flying-eagles-soar-past-congo-secure-spot-in-new-zealand-2557658.htmlWed, 11 Mar 2015 18:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[African hopefuls out to claim final U-20 places]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=african-hopefuls-out-to-claim-final-u-20-places-2555712.htmlSat, 07 Mar 2015 07:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Africans, Asians make huge leaps]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=2/news=africans-asians-make-huge-leaps-2522971.htmlThu, 12 Feb 2015 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=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[Ibenge: We never lost hope]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Congo DR coach Florent Ibenge said his side "never lost hope" as they recovered from two goals down to beat Congo 4-2 in an incredible Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final on Saturday.

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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 19:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Congo DR come from behind to win classic tie]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Congo DR ended the fairytale run of neighbours Congo when they came from behind to win 4-2 and qualify for the semi-finals of the 2015 CAF Africa Cup of Nations.

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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 18:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Le Roy: I’m in love with Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015<![CDATA[Shocks, streaks, derbies and devils ]]>/news/y=2015/m=1/news=shocks-streaks-derbies-and-devils-2512028.htmlDe Klassieker, Korea Republic, Congo and table-topping Lyon.]]>Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:03:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[More glory for Le Roy as Congo qualify]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Claude le Roy's Congo defeated Burkina Faso 2-1 to finish as winners of Group A at the CAF Africa Cup of Nations.

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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 20:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Hosts advance to Cup of Nations quarters]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Hosts Equatorial Guinea advanced to the quarter-finals of the CAF Africa Cup of Nations along with Group A winners Congo. 

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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 20:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Le Roy savouring Congo's historic campaign]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015<![CDATA[Hail the Prince as Congo beat Gabon]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Congo captain Prince Oniangue threw Group A wide open at the CAF Africa Cup of Nations after his goal secured a surprise 1-0 win over Gabon. 

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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 21:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Becker: A pity Equatorial Guinea dropped points]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 17 Jan 2015 19:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015<![CDATA[Hosts denied in Cup of Nations opener]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 17 Jan 2015 18:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015<![CDATA[Equatorial Guinea set to get tournament rolling]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 16 Jan 2015 08:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015<![CDATA[Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire qualify as Nigeria crash out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Guinea joined Côte d'Ivoire, Mali, Ghana and Congo DR in qualifying for the 2015 CAF Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday but defending champions Nigeria crashed out.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Last throw of the dice for African aspirants]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/africancup/news/newsid/247/602/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015<![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[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[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=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 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=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Egypt, Nigeria target qualifying revivals]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/africancup/news/newsid/245/484/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 09 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015<![CDATA[Le Roy's Red Devils heating up]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=10/news=le-roy-s-red-devils-heating-up-2454730.htmlThu, 09 Oct 2014 03:53:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=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[CAF finalists Vita create history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Democratic Republic of Congo club Vita created history by reaching the CAF Champions League final after a 4-2 aggregate triumph in the semi-finals against Tunisian side CS Sfaxien. 

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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 20:45:00 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[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[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=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Shocks, strikers and crammed stands]]>/news/y=2014/m=9/news=shocks-strikers-and-crammed-stands-2437638.htmlWed, 10 Sep 2014 07:22:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Congo stun Nigeria in Calabar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Congo beat reigning CAF Africa Cup of Nations champions Nigeria 3-2 in Calabar on Saturday, making it only the second time Congo have beaten the Super Eagles.

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Sat, 06 Sep 2014 18:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![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[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