<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 19 Nov 2014 22:03:00 GMTWed, 19 Nov 2014 23:31:13 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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 ™
<![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]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=6/news=aussies-go-ninth-swiss-reach-personal-best-2377051.htmlFri, 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 ™