<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 16 Apr 2014 14:35:00 GMTWed, 16 Apr 2014 16:36:42 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Hard graft paying off for Gradel]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=​After having his season wrecked by a knee injury, Saint-Etienne winger Max Gradel is making up for lost time after he has worked himself back to fitness, with hopes of making it to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.]]>Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014<![CDATA[FIFA.com launches Panini 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Online Sticker Album]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=fifa-com-launches-panini-2014-fifa-world-cup-braziltm-online-sticker-a-2319183.htmlFIFA.com has launched the Panini Online Sticker Album for the 2014 FIFA World Cup thanks to the support of Presenting Partner, Coca-Cola. 

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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Panini Sticker AlbumKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Jackson: Colombia have more talent than we did in '94]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=jackson-colombia-have-more-talent-than-we-did-in-94.htmlFIFA.com, backs Falcao to recover in time for Brazil 2014 and compares Jose Pekerman’s current team to the class of Carlos Valderrama and Co.]]>Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Holders Ahly stunned as north Africa shines]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Five teams from the Mediterranean region advanced to the eight-team group stage in the CAF Champions League, but two-time defending champions Al Ahly were unable to get past their Libyan namesakes.

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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 23:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Powerful trio eye comebacks in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Mar 2014 03:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Big boys struggle on the road]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Mar 2014 08:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[FIFA Weekly asks: Which African team will do best at Brazil 2014?]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA Weekly will ask your opinion on a specific topic and the best comments will be published in the next edition of the magazine. This week, we're asking which African team you fancy to impress at the FIFA World Cup.]]>Fri, 21 Mar 2014 08:54:00 GMTArea=FIFA WorldSection=FIFA WeeklyKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Tough trips ahead for African favourites]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/230/070/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Mar 2014 08:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Hazard lauds Drogba, talks Arsenal test]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Mar 2014 13:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[All eyes on Eto'o and Drogba]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a closer look at the respective merits of the two strikers as they gear up for a meeting that has captured the imagination of football fans across Africa.]]>Tue, 18 Mar 2014 10:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Drogba out to eliminate Chelsea]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Mar 2014 18:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=UEFA Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Mourinho: I support English teams in Europe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Egyptian giants scrape through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Although Al Ahly and Zamalek advanced to the next round of Africa's biggest club competition by the slimmest of margins, Nigerian and Ghanaian clubs were among the round's losers.

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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 06:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 09 Mar 2014 10:04:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Brazil & France shine, Argentina struggle]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=brazil-and-france-impress-argentina-struggle-2293486.htmlThu, 06 Mar 2014 03:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Algeria win, Côte d'Ivoire snatch draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Les Elephants drawing 2-2 with Belgium and the Black Stars losing 1-0 in Montenegro.]]>Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly<![CDATA[The kick-off draws closer]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=100-days-2292259.htmlFIFA.com casts its eyes ahead to what awaits on 12 June.]]>Tue, 04 Mar 2014 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[World Cup hopefuls in dress rehearsal]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=world-cup-hopefuls-ready-for-dress-rehearsal-2291748.htmlMon, 03 Mar 2014 11:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Drogba: I believe we can beat Chelsea]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Everton's Traore out with hamstring injury]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Spain headline World Cup warm-up tournament]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=spain-headline-world-cup-warm-tournament-2274771.htmlTue, 04 Feb 2014 11:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Lamouchi: There are no limits for us]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=lamouchi-there-are-limits-for-2274382.htmlCôte d'Ivoire coach Sabri Lamouchi talks exclusively to FIFA.com about adapting to the job, the relief of reaching the FIFA World Cup, the golden generation of Ivorian football and his hopes for Brazil.

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Mon, 03 Feb 2014 17:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Team Base Camps for Brazil 2014 announced]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=team-base-camps-for-brazil-2014-announced-2267880.htmlThe Team Base Camps for the 32 participating teams for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil have been announced. ]]>Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Falcao hopeful to recover for World Cup]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=falcao-hopeful-recover-for-world-cup-2266200.htmlColombian international Radamel Falcao is hopeful that he will recover from rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in time for Brazil 2014. 

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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 21:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Everton seal Traore capture from Monaco]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Everton have signed Monaco's Côte d'Ivoire forward Lacina Traore on loan until the end of the season, the club announced. 

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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 18:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Halilhodzic: Football is my faith]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=halilhodzic-football-faith-2263300.htmlMon, 20 Jan 2014 12:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Ibrahim continuing the Toure family trade]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about struggling to settle in Europe, excelling in Lebanon, the influence his brothers Yaya and Kolo have had on him and his dream of going to Brazil 2014.]]>Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Lebanese League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Award winners and teenage kicks]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 15 Jan 2014 07:56:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Toure earns third African honour]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 09 Jan 2014 22:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![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[Ronaldinho: We want to go out on a high]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After losing against home favourites Raja Casablanca in an absorbing FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013 semi-final, Atletico Mineiro's Ronaldinho and Rever reflect with FIFA.com on an unforgettable year.

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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013
<![CDATA[In-form locals aim to shatter Brazilian dream]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 16 Dec 2013 11:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013<![CDATA[Guehi out to keep his cool]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After making it past Auckland City FC in their opening game of the FIFA Club World Cup, Raja Club Atheltic defender Kouko Guehi discussed the victory, maintaining their focus and his hopes of a Côte d'Ivoire call-up.

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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013
<![CDATA[Match schedule for Brazil 2014 confirmed]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=match-schedule-for-brazil-2014-confirmed-2240950.htmlFollowing the Final Draw of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™, FIFA has now confirmed the match schedule for the 64 matches of next year’s carnival of football, with seven games subject to kick-off time adjustments.

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Sat, 07 Dec 2013 14:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Global reaction to the Final Draw on Twitter]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=tweets-from-the-game-elite-players-2240906.htmlSat, 07 Dec 2013 05:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Final Draw reveals intriguing groups]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=final-draw-reveals-intriguing-groups-2240026.htmlSpain, the Netherlands, Chile and Australia will make up the proverbial ‘group of death’ at the 20th FIFA World Cup, while Uruguay, Italy, England and Costa Rica will comprise another intriguing pool.

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Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Fifteen midfielders shortlisted for FIFA FIFPro World XI 2013]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFPro, the worldwide players’ union, and FIFA today announced the 15 midfielders shortlisted for the FIFA FIFPro World XI 2013 as part of the final 55-player shortlist to be revealed on 9 December 2013.

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Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:04:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=FIF/Pro World XIKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2013
<![CDATA[Nominees announced for CAF award]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 05 Dec 2013 13:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 30 Nov 2013 08:55:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Weekly asks: Is 32 teams enough? ]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/222/758/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The FIFA Weekly will ask your opinion on a specific topic and the best comments will be published in the next edition of the magazine.]]>Fri, 22 Nov 2013 10:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Déjà vu amid African drama]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=deja-amid-african-drama-2227104.htmlThu, 21 Nov 2013 11:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Last chance for Ivorian golden generation]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=last-chance-for-cote-ivoire-golden-generation-2225577.htmlDespite Côte d'Ivoire's ability to regularly qualify for major international competitions over the last eight years, the Elephants' 'golden generation' - led by stars Didier Drogba, Salomon Kalou and Yaya Toure - haven't won a single title.

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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 08:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[West African trio punch tickets]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=11/news=west-african-trio-punch-tickets-2225157.htmlNigeria, Côte d'Ivoire and Cameroon became the first three African nations to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil with victories over the weekend. FIFA.com rounds up all the action.

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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 18:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Côte d'Ivoire hang on to see off Senegal]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=11/news=cote-ivoire-hang-reach-brazil-2224825.htmlCôte d'Ivoire hung on against Senegal to win 4-2 on aggregate and qualify for their third-successive FIFA World Cup, with Salomon Kalou scoring a late equaliser to make it 1-1 on the night despite being distinctly second-best.

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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 21:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Cisse versus Drogba in numbers]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=11/news=cisse-versus-drogba-numbers-2224013.htmlFri, 15 Nov 2013 10:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[90 minutes to go in Africa]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=11/news=minutes-africa-2223766.htmlFri, 15 Nov 2013 03:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 10 Nov 2013 10:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Golden Eaglets soar to fourth crown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 09 Nov 2013 18:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Lamouchi names Côte d'Ivoire squad]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=11/news=lamouchi-names-cote-ivoire-squad-2220342.htmlCoach Sabri Lamouchi has called up Abdul Razak and Ismael Diomande for Côte d'Ivoire's 25-man squad to face Senegal in their FIFA World Cup play-off second leg on 16 November. 

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Thu, 07 Nov 2013 20:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Kone facing knee surgery]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 06 Nov 2013 11:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News