<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 12 Feb 2015 08:58:00 GMTThu, 12 Feb 2015 08:58:58 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Africans, Asians make huge leaps]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=2/news=africans-asians-make-huge-leaps-2522971.htmlThu, 12 Feb 2015 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Brave Elephants fulfil their promise]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at a dramatic and finely balanced CAF Africa Cup of Nations which saw Côte d’Ivoire finally win a second continental title in emotional fashion, topping Ghana at the end of an impressive run of form.]]>Mon, 09 Feb 2015 05:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Congo DR take third on penalties]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Congo DR ended their 2015 CAF African Cup of Nations campaign on a high with a 4-2 penalty shootout victory against hosts Equatorial Guinea in the third-place play-off in Malabo on Saturday.

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Sat, 07 Feb 2015 18:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Renard close to second title as Ivorians win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Côte d'Ivoire moved one step closer to winning their first CAF Africa Cup of Nations title since 1992, after defeating Congo DR 3-1 in a semi-final in Bata.

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Wed, 04 Feb 2015 20:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Gloom, glory and Sydney celebrations ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 04 Feb 2015 07:49:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Taking over the big gloves]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=One of the most surprising bright spots in Côte d'Ivoire's run to the semi-finals of the CAF Africa Cup of Nations has been unheralded goalkeeper Sylvain Gbohouo, who has been stellar since taking over the No1 spot from the iconic Boubacar Barry just ahead of the finals.

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Tue, 03 Feb 2015 17:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Tiote returns to Côte d'Ivoire training]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 03 Feb 2015 11:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015<![CDATA[Congo DR will not risk captain Mulumbu]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Congo DR coach Florent Ibenge will not risk injured captain Youssouf Mulumbu in Wednesday's 2015 CAF Africa Cup of Nations semi-final against Côte d'Ivoire in Bata.

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Mon, 02 Feb 2015 18:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Ibenge: We never lost hope]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Congo DR coach Florent Ibenge said his side "never lost hope" as they recovered from two goals down to beat Congo 4-2 in an incredible Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final on Saturday.

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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 19:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Congo DR come from behind to win classic tie]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Congo DR ended the fairytale run of neighbours Congo when they came from behind to win 4-2 and qualify for the semi-finals of the 2015 CAF Africa Cup of Nations.

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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 18:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Le Roy: I’m in love with Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:18:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015<![CDATA[Shocks, streaks, derbies and devils ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=De Klassieker, Korea Republic, Congo and table-topping Lyon.]]>Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:03:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Leekens: We're not the best, but we qualified]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tunisia coach Georges Leekens celebrated his side's qualification for the quarter-finals of the 2015 CAF Africa Cup of Nations on Monday after their 1-1 draw with Congo DR in Bata.

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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Draw enough to take Tunisia and Congo DR through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tunisia and Congo DR both advanced to the CAF Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals after drawing 1-1 in their final Group B match, while Cape Verde Islands and Zambia finished goalless. 

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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Abdennour: I’m just your average guy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tunisia and Monaco defender Aymen Abdennour speaks to ​FIFA.com​ about life in the principality, and his hopes for the ongoing CAF Africa Cup of Nations tournament. 

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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Cape Verde, Congo DR finish goalless]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Cape Verde Islands and Congo DR drew 0-0 in their CAF Africa Cup of Nations Group B match in Ebebiyin.

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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Janza: Congo DR draw a stepping stone]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Zambia coach Honour Janza believes his side's 1-1 draw with Congo DR will serve as a stepping stone for the rest of their CAF Africa Cup of Nations campaign. 

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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 19:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Bolasie salvages draw for Congo DR]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Crystal Palace winger Yannick Bolasie equalised as Congo DR fought back to draw 1-1 with Zambia in the CAF Africa Cup of Nations Group B opener.

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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 18:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Colourful Kebano's dramatic month]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/249/387/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 18 Dec 2014 03:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[The heroes and highlights of a special tournament]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=the-heroes-and-highlights-of-a-special-tournament-2488786.htmlFIFA.com looks back on past FIFA Club World Cup competitions as Morocco prepares to welcome the world's best club teams for the 2014 Club World Cup in just a few days' time.

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Sat, 06 Dec 2014 21:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![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=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Last throw of the dice for African aspirants]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/africancup/news/newsid/247/602/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015<![CDATA[Algerians win battle of the underdogs]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=algerians-win-battle-of-the-underdogs-2470486.htmlFIFA.com looks back at this year's CAF Champions League drama.]]>Tue, 04 Nov 2014 04:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[Outsiders set to scrap for African glory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Setif aim to prove doubters wrong]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Setif secure valuable away draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Congo DR club AS Vita Club came from behind twice at home to secure a 2-2 draw, which leaves them at a disadvantage for the second leg of the final against Algeria's ES Setif.]]>Mon, 27 Oct 2014 05:19:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[A long wait about to end]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 24 Oct 2014 02:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![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=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 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=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Egypt, Nigeria target qualifying revivals]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/africancup/news/newsid/245/484/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 09 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015<![CDATA[Bolasie: I want to reach the highest level]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his circuitous route to the English top flight, hopes for the English Premier League season, his ambitions for Congo DR and his own personal drive.]]>Thu, 02 Oct 2014 09:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Algerians crash Congolese party]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Sep 2014 02:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Setif reach final despite loss to Mazembe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Algerian side Entente Setif reached the CAF Champions League final for the first time since 1988 by defeating Congolese side TP Mazembe 4-4 on aggregate in the semi-finals. 

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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 17:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Home sides confident of comebacks]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 26 Sep 2014 06:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Home sides claim opening advantage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Stunner earns Setif narrow advantage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Semis pit Congo DR against North Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 19 Sep 2014 04:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Madoui: We’re up for Mazembe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com.]]>Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Black Dolphins leap for the prize]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Sep 2014 05:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![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=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Cameroon begin post-Eto'o era with win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Cameroon took down the Democratic Republic of Congo 2-0 on Saturday in comfortable fashion in their CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match in the Indomitable Lions' first match since Samuel Eto'o announced his international retirement.

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Sat, 06 Sep 2014 14:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Draws leave leaders smiling in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 24 Aug 2014 22:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Sfaxien progress as group winners]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ali Malloul scored a late equalizer on Saturday to propel CS Sfaxien into the CAF Champions League semi-finals as winners of Group B.

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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 11:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Semi-finalists jockey for position]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Congo DR leads the way to last four]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 11 Aug 2014 01:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Vita, Mazembe into CAF Champions League semis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Vita and TP Mazembe are into the CAF Champions League semi-finals after winning 1-0 and 3-1 over Zamalek and Hilal respectively on Sunday.

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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 20:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Crunch weekend in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 08 Aug 2014 04:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[North African favourites on the brink]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Africa's finest get back underway]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Following a six-week break for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the CAF Champions League group stage resumes with all eight teams fighting for a spot in the semi-finals.

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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Etepe reflects on Zaire's 1974 adventure]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=etepe-reflects-on-zaire-s-1974-adventure-2379873.htmlFIFA.com about his Zaire team-mate Mwepu Ilunga's bizarre booking at Germany 1974, their campaign and what he did after football. ]]>Sun, 22 Jun 2014 09:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™