<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 20 Sep 2014 15:47:00 GMTSat, 20 Sep 2014 17:17:12 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2406894/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 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 ™
<![CDATA[All in a day's work for nerveless Samaras]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=samaras-y-su-mentalidad-de-hierro-2384713-2384747.htmlFIFA.com, Greece striker Georgios Samaras relived his match-winning penalty, spoke of his side’s determination and looked forward to the Round of 16.  ]]>Wed, 25 Jun 2014 03:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Late goals decisive on big day for keepers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=late-goals-decisive-on-big-day-for-keepers-2384705.htmlWed, 25 Jun 2014 00:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Samaras proud to put Greece through]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=samaras-proud-to-put-greece-through-2384658.htmlTue, 24 Jun 2014 23:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Greek spot-kick drama denies Ivorians]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186455/match-report.htmlTue, 24 Jun 2014 23:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Lamouchi leaves Côte d'Ivoire reins]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=lamouchi-quits-cote-d-ivoire-reins-2384644.htmlTue, 24 Jun 2014 22:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Quintero: We're feeling right at home]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=tuesday-subbed-quintero-we-re-feeling-right-at-home-2383399.htmlCafetero fans.]]>Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Exit beckons for former winners, Group C wide open ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=exit-beckons-for-former-winners-group-c-wide-open-2382101.htmlFIFA.com previews matchday 13.]]>Tue, 24 Jun 2014 00:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Goalscorers stealing the limelight]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=goalscorers-stealing-the-limelight-2382712.htmlThree players have two Budweiser Man of the Match awards to their names at Brazil 2014, while two keepers are also on the roll of honour. FIFA.com reviews the tournament’s winners so far and tells you how to cast your vote.

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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 21:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Man Of MatchKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Lamouchi: We can make history]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=lamouchi-we-can-make-history-2382095.htmlCôte d'Ivoire head coach Sabri Lamouchi talks style, the final Group C game with Greece and how he hopes to make history with Les Eléphants​.

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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 37-40]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=referee-designations-for-matches-37-40-2380902.htmlSun, 22 Jun 2014 13:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Côte d'Ivoire mourns Oyala Ibrahim Toure]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/news/newsid=2378577/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 20 Jun 2014 14:41:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News<![CDATA[Tributes paid to Ibrahim Toure]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Manchester City and the Ivorian Football Federation have led tributes to Ibrahim Toure, who has died at the age of 28.

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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[Aussies go ninth, Swiss reach personal best]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/women/newsid=2377051/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 20 Jun 2014 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Quintero makes his presence felt]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=quintero-se-presenta-en-sociedad-2378306-2378339.htmlFri, 20 Jun 2014 04:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Emotions run high on day to remember]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=un-dia-de-amigos-lagrimas-y-regresos-2378273-2378326.htmlFri, 20 Jun 2014 01:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Rodriguez: I can't believe I beat Drogba to a header]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=rodriguez-i-can-t-believe-i-beat-drogba-to-a-header-2378037.htmlFIFA.com when we informed him it was Didier Drogba he won an aerial battle with to score against Côte d’Ivoire, before discussing his work-rate and the support Colombia receive in Brazil.]]>Thu, 19 Jun 2014 21:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Colombia edge Elephants to reach last 16]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186468/match-report.htmlLos Cafeteros into the knockout stage for the first time in 24 years.]]>Thu, 19 Jun 2014 18:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Memphis the hero for Oranje]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=memphis-el-heroe-naranja-2376893-2376934.htmlThu, 19 Jun 2014 07:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Best Young PlayerKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Former winners with no margin for error]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=former-winners-with-no-margin-for-error-2375563.htmlFIFA.com previews Matchday 8 of Brazil 2014, which includes Colombia-Côte d'Ivoire, Japan-Greece and Uruguay-England.]]>Thu, 19 Jun 2014 01:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Ya Konan out for Ivorians]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=ya-konan-out-for-ivorians-2376178.htmlWed, 18 Jun 2014 18:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Pekerman: Cuadrado good enough for Barça]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=pekerman-cuadrado-good-enough-for-barca-2376149.htmlWed, 18 Jun 2014 17:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA['Pasta Rockets' tussle in Group C clash]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=pasta-rockets-tussle-in-group-c-2375848.htmlWed, 18 Jun 2014 14:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Cuadrado: It's amazing to see a sea of yellow]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=cuadrado-it-s-amazing-to-see-a-sea-of-yellow-2375414.htmlFIFA about Colombia's funky goal celebration against Greece, and raves about the support they have received in Brazil and team-mate James Rodriguez.]]>Wed, 18 Jun 2014 13:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[An extended family of elephants]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=an-extended-family-of-elephants-2374466.htmlFIFA.com turns the spotlight on the togetherness and laid-back mood in the Côte d'Ivoire camp, hearing from Didier Drogba, Salomon Kalou and Kolo Toure.]]>Wed, 18 Jun 2014 07:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Yoshida: We must score first]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=yoshida-we-must-score-first-2375382.htmlJapan centre-back Maya Yoshida believes his side opening the scoring against Greece would open up the game in their favour.

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 21-23]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=referee-designations-for-matches-21-23-2374489.htmlTue, 17 Jun 2014 13:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Honda: Possession is key]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=honda-possession-is-key-2374212.htmlMidfielder Keisuke Honda has stressed that Japan must savour possession and not lose the ball so easily if they are to succeed at the FIFA World Cup.

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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 23:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Drogba: I wanted to bring something extra]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=drogba-i-wanted-to-bring-something-extra-2372331.htmlSun, 15 Jun 2014 15:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Stamp of approval for a baby Elephant]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=stamp-of-approval-for-a-baby-elephant-2372191.html FIFA.com caught up with Côte d'Ivoire's youngest player, Serge Aurier, after his star turn against Japan, a performance approved and applauded by none other than the iconic Didier Drogba.]]>Sun, 15 Jun 2014 07:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Lamouchi: We are far from qualified]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=lamouchi-we-are-far-from-qualified-2372182.htmlSun, 15 Jun 2014 05:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Feints and fightbacks continue the thrills]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=feints-and-fightbacks-continue-the-thrills-2371981.htmlSun, 15 Jun 2014 04:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™