<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 19 Dec 2013 17:58:00 GMTMon, 07 Apr 2014 22:16:49 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[FIFA to implement first Goal project in Indonesia ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/projects/goalprogramme/news/newsid=2167539/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 04 Sep 2013 18:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=News<![CDATA[Chad sets sights on progress]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=2066710/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Without a FIFA World Cup™ or CAF Africa Cup of Nations appearance to their name, Chad are using funds from FIFA's Goal and PERFORMANCE programmes to build for the future.

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Thu, 02 May 2013 09:38:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News
<![CDATA[Busy year for African hopefuls]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=2012 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[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[Hosts slam doors in AFCON preliminaries]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Jun 2012 00:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Cameroon, Uganda among qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 16 Jun 2012 21:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[African teams on the march ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=1595085/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 07 Mar 2012 09:03:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Senegalese, South African champs fall]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 05 Mar 2012 05:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Surprises continue in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 01 Mar 2012 01:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Congo DR take advantage, Nigeria held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Cape Verde Islands and Congo DR secured vital away wins over Madagascar and Seychelles in CAF Africa Cup of Nations 2013 qualifying, while Nigeria and Ethiopia were held to goalless draws with Rwanda and Benin respectively.

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Wed, 29 Feb 2012 21:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Adebayor leads Togo as minnows fall]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Nov 2011 20:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Africa's away teams find joy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Nov 2011 21:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[First roll of the dice for African hopefuls]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 Nov 2011 05:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Africa sets off on road to Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 09 Nov 2011 07:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Ndouassel: Football is like a gift for me]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ahead of Chad’s Brazil 2014 qualifiers against Tanzania, FIFA.com caught up with forward Ezechiel Ndouassel, who currently plays for Tunisian side Club Afrique.

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Thu, 03 Nov 2011 13:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Expectations thrown in African whirlwind]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 10 Oct 2011 01:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Eight qualify but big boys are denied]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 08 Oct 2011 19:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[All to play for on Africa’s final weekend]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Oct 2011 08:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Duo qualify as final day looms]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Senegal and Burkina Faso were the big winners over the weekend as the pair booked passage to the 2012 CAF Africa Cup of Nations, but seven groups remain up for grabs with one qualifying round to go.

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Mon, 05 Sep 2011 03:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Niger edge closer, Uganda stumble]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Niger edged closer to qualifying for next year's CAF Africa Cup of Nations with a win over South Africa, while Uganda lost to Angola and Nigeria beat Madagascar.

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Sun, 04 Sep 2011 19:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Burkinabe through, Egypt crash out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Burkina Faso booked their place at the 2012 CAF Africa Cup of Nations, while defending champions Egypt crashed out to Sierra Leone.

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Sat, 03 Sep 2011 21:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Do or die weekend in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/150/259/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 01 Sep 2011 06:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Côte d'Ivoire looking for a hat-trick]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 03 Aug 2011 10:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Former champions on the ropes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 28 Mar 2011 14:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Moroccan clubs maintain charge]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/138/271/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Morocco's three-club presence at the CAF Confederation Cup remained intact after the both their sides competing in the first round qualified, but Difaa al-Jadida cut it finer than Moghreb Fes, relying on a last-minute goal.

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Mon, 14 Feb 2011 14:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Favourites rack up goals in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 31 Jan 2011 13:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Ten for Raja equals African record]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/137/331/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tourbillon were on the end of an almighty 10-1 hammering by Morrocan title-chasers Raja Casablanca in the opening CAF Champions League tie, with the Chadian side facing a near-impossible task to qualify.

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Sat, 29 Jan 2011 12:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Botswana beat Tunisia to move clear]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Nov 2010 21:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Cameroon stumble in busy day of qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The latest round of 2012 African Nations Cup qualifiers saw Cameroon stumble at home, Côte d'Ivoire maintain their perfect start and Morocco claim their first points.

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Sun, 10 Oct 2010 00:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Tunisia secure comfortable qualifying win]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/128/418/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tunisia eased some of the pressure on new coach Bertrand Marchand after a comfortable 3-1 victory over Chad helped kick-start their 2012 CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign.

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Thu, 12 Aug 2010 06:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Nations Cup upstarts Botswana visit Malawi]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/128/304/6/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Botswana travel to Malawi in the 2012 CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers on Wednesday knowing victory would give them a realistic hope of a maiden qualification.

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Tue, 10 Aug 2010 08:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Botswana stun Tunisia, Togo draw in Chad]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/126/551/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Botswana snatched a stunning 1-0 away triumph over Tunisia as the 2012 CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying competition kicked off.

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Fri, 02 Jul 2010 14:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[African journalists train for the FIFA World Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/projects/wininprojects/africa/news/newsid=1208152/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=As part of a programme run by the AFP Foundation and financed by FIFA, some 270 African sports journalists, editors and photographers attended a training programme which concluded on 5 May 2010.

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Mon, 10 May 2010 19:20:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Win in AfricaKind=News
<![CDATA[Drogba named Africa's best]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Côte d'Ivoire and Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has been crowned African Player of the Year for 2009 ahead of Michael Essien and Samuel Eto'o.

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Fri, 12 Mar 2010 04:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Younousmi: We can do better]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/homefifa/news/newsid=1040382/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 24 Mar 2009 08:17:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Home of FifaKind=News<![CDATA[Champs Sfaxien begin with four-goal romp]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Tunisian club CS Sfaxien began their defence of the CAF Confederation Cup with a comprehensive defeat of Libya's Al-Ahly Benghazi.

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Mon, 16 Mar 2009 05:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Culture Foot Solidaire protecting youth]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/socialresponsibility/news/newsid=920094/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 21 Oct 2008 15:13:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Football for HopeKind=News<![CDATA[Joy and pain in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 Oct 2008 18:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Big names make no mistake]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Senegal were the only major side to fall as Round Three of the African qualifiers for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa entered the final straight.

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Sat, 11 Oct 2008 22:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Fairy tale endings still open]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 10 Oct 2008 08:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[All to play for in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 09 Oct 2008 09:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[FIFA determines kick-off times]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Sep 2008 16:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Group 10 still wide open]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= After Sudan's 3-1 victory over Chad, all four teams are still in contention in Group 10 of Africa's second qualifying round, with one game to play.

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Wed, 10 Sep 2008 23:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Cameroon make the cut]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Cameroon made sure of their place in the final phase of African qualifying for South Africa 2010, while Burkina Faso drew with Tunisia.

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Sat, 06 Sep 2008 22:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[African hopefuls on the brink]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= In the second half of FIFA.com's preview of this weekend's African qualifiers for South Africa 2010, we look ahead to the action in Groups 7 to 12.

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Thu, 04 Sep 2008 02:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Burkina Faso setting breakneck pace]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 25 Jun 2008 08:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Big guns sign off in style]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Congo DR, Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Egypt and Mali all picked up important wins to help their bids to reach South Africa 2010.]]>Sun, 22 Jun 2008 21:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Ghana and Guinea go top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=]]>Sun, 22 Jun 2008 16:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Shock leaders aim to keep hold]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 19 Jun 2008 15:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™