<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 14 Dec 2014 09:25:00 GMTTue, 16 Dec 2014 14:07:34 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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, with a Brazil 2014 goalkeeping star, a solid German defender and a superstar French forward all celebrating.

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Group B: Heavyweights meet World Cup newcomers]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=group-b-heavyweights-meet-world-cup-newcomers-2488886.htmlThe Group B line-up at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 can be summed up succinctly in three words: experience versus inexperience. 

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 16:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Who will be the surprise team at Canada 2015 ?]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=who-will-be-the-surprise-of-canada-2015-2488921.htmlNow that the 24 teams have been placed in their groups, FIFA.com wants to know which team you think could spring a surprise at the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015. 

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 15:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Canada 2015 coaches deliver draw verdict]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-2015-coaches-deliver-draw-verdict-2488835.htmlAs soon as the Final Draw was determined for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015, the coaches began looking ahead to the main event. FIFA.com got the reactions from many of them following the ceremony.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 21:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Draw gala proves a fitting spectacle]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=draw-gala-proves-a-fitting-spectacle-2488383.htmlThe fate of the 24 qualifiers for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 was decided in little over an hour at the tournament’s Final Draw, held in the suitably majestic surroundings of the Canadian Museum of History.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 18:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Canada 2015 hopefuls learn fate in Ottawa]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-2015-hopefuls-learn-fate-in-ottawa-2488364.htmlThe FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 moved one step closer on Saturday when the Final Draw gave a clearer picture of what will be in store at the prestigious tournament next summer. 

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 17:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Details of Final Draw for Canada 2015]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=details-of-final-draw-for-canada-2015-2488260.htmlFIFA.com provides the procedural details for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final Draw, which will decide the destiny of the 24 teams that have qualified for the illustrious tournament. 

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Fri, 05 Dec 2014 21:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Reliving ten special moments in qualifiers]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=reliving-ten-special-moments-in-qualifiers-2487943.htmlThe final berths for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 have been filled, and before Saturday's Final Draw, FIFA.com brings you ten standout moments on the road to Canada.

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Thu, 04 Dec 2014 21:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Canada prepared to welcome the world ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=canada-prepared-to-welcome-the-world-2487913.htmlOn Saturday 6 December, the eyes of the football world will turn to Ottawa, which will stage the Final Draw for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015. FIFA.com previews the action ahead.

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Thu, 04 Dec 2014 20:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Path to Canada in numbers]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=path-to-canada-in-numbers-2487908.htmlFIFA.com reviews some of the remarkable milestones and records set throughout the qualifying journey.]]>Thu, 04 Dec 2014 18:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Spanish coach Garrido eyes CAF club history]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/248/776/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 04 Dec 2014 06:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[South Africa outrun Ivorians in Mandela game]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=South Africa sped to a 2-0 victory over Côte d'Ivoire in the Nelson Mandela Challenge international friendly match at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit. 

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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 21:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Sewe edge Al Ahly in Confederation Cup final first leg]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sewe edged Al Ahly 2-1 in the first leg of the CAF African Confederation Cup final Saturday in a match played at the home side's compact Robert Champroux stadium.

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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 22:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Ahly hope to restore Egyptian pride]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/248/035/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Nov 2014 06:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![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=Africa Cup of Nations 2015
<![CDATA[Last throw of the dice for African aspirants]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/247/602/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015<![CDATA[Tunisia qualify for Africa Cup of Nations]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tunisia became the third country to secure a place at the 2015 CAF Africa Cup of Nations when they drew 0-0 in Botswana, while Côte d'Ivoire defeated Sierra Leone 5-1 in Group D.

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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 19:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015
<![CDATA[Match officials announced for FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=match-officials-announced-for-fifa-club-world-cup-morocco-2014-2472194.htmlMon, 10 Nov 2014 07:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Kolo Toure recalled to plug Côte d'Ivoire holes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Côte d'Ivoire head coach Herve Renard called up experienced defender Kolo Toure and Didier Zokora to help plug the team's defensive holes for their upcoming CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

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Fri, 07 Nov 2014 20:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015
<![CDATA[Toure: You remember games like Real all your life]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Nov 2014 13:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: October 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the action in the world of women's football, with several sides booking their tickets to the FIFA Women's World Cup, Liverpool holding onto their FA Women's Super League title and the FIFA Ballon d'Or shorlists being announced.]]>Sat, 01 Nov 2014 12:17:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Pellegrini: There is a lack of trust at City]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Valcke: FIFA’s committed to ensuring top-level conditions]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=valcke-fifa-s-committed-to-ensuring-top-level-conditions-2463375.htmlFIFA Secretary-General Jérôme Valcke speaks to FIFA.com about the importance of Canada 2015 and explains what FIFA is doing to ensure it offer's excellent playing conditions.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![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[History for Cameroon, Nigeria maintain record]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=history-for-cameroon-nigeria-maintain-record-2460871.htmlWed, 22 Oct 2014 23:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![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[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[Bony: We need a reaction ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com that he and Les Elephants have the team to qualify for next year's CAF Africa Cup of Nations despite a slow start to qualification.]]>Thu, 09 Oct 2014 11:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![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[Gervinho: Côte d’Ivoire still Africa's best]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his outstanding recent form, the disappointments of the FIFA World Cup and the challenge of moving on from the Didier Drogba era. ]]>Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=InterviewTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea to host future Africa Cup of Nations]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Confederation of African Football has announced Cameroon will host the 2019 edition of the CAF Africa Cup of Nations, while Côte d'Ivoire and Guinea will split the hosting duties for the 2021 tournament.

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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Drogba calls for patience]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2014/2015<![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[Zokora calls times on international career]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Following in the footsteps of Didier Drogba, Côte d'Ivoire defender Didier Zokora announced his retirement from international football on Monday.

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Mon, 08 Sep 2014 15:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Africa qualifiers set to gather momentum]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/243/598/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 04 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015<![CDATA[Ibrahimovic: I can and will win the Champions League]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Drogba's memorable Côte d'Ivoire moments]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=With over a decade of service and having propelled his nation to new heights in football, Dider Drogba has called time on his career with Côte d'Ivoire. FIFA.com recalls his top five moments in orange.]]>Fri, 08 Aug 2014 17:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Drogba retires from international football]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Côte d'Ivoire captain Didier Drogba has announced he is hanging up his boots from international football, with the striker ending his career with 104 caps for Les Elephants.

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Fri, 08 Aug 2014 14:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Renard: There won't be a revolution]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/241/667/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=New Côte d'Ivoire coach Herve Renard said he would build a new team without resorting to a revolution, after taking over an Elephants side that failed to advance from the 2014 FIFA World Cup group stages.

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Tue, 05 Aug 2014 13:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week, including some stars from the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.]]>Sun, 03 Aug 2014 09:44:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Renard takes Côte d'Ivoire reins]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/240/995/5/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Herve Renard has been appointed as Côte d'Ivoire's new coach, replacing Sabri Lamouchi and returning to manage in Africa after a successful spell with Zambia which saw the Chipolopolo win the 2012 CAF Africa Cup of Nations.

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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Drogba completes Chelsea return]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After spending time with Shanghai Shenhua and Galatasaray, Côte d'Ivoire striker Didier Drogba has returned to English Premier League club Chelsea on a one-year deal where he will renew his partnership with manager Jose Mourinho.

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Mourinho considering Drogba return]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Aurier joins PSG on loan from Toulouse]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Paris Saint-Germain have signed Côte d'Ivoire defender Serge Aurier on a season-long loan from Toulouse after the young right-back impressed at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015
<![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[Brazil 2014's 100 club]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=brazil-2014-s-100-club-2400785.htmlSun, 06 Jul 2014 17:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: June 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s review of the month in women’s football looks at crucial qualifying action for Canada 2015 in Europe and Africa, plus silverware handed out across numerous domestic competitions.]]>Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:36:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Stars in people's hearts]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=stars-in-people-s-hearts-2388114.htmlSat, 28 Jun 2014 00:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Santos: No taking Costa Rica lightly]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=santos-no-taking-costa-rica-lightly-2384955.htmlGreece coach Fernando Santos says 'group of death' winners Costa Rica are not to be underestimated by his squad in the Round of 16 clash between the two sides

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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™