<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 28 Jul 2014 06:35:00 GMTMon, 28 Jul 2014 06:44:03 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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 ™<![CDATA[Esperance headline with comeback win]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/cafchampionsleague/news/newsid/236/001/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews a crucial weekend of action in the CAF Champions League headlined by victories for former kings TP Mazembe, and Esperance in the Tunisian derby.]]>Mon, 09 Jun 2014 04:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[All to play for in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 06 Jun 2014 05:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Esperance on the ropes]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/cafchampionsleague/news/newsid/234/409/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=One of the most consistent sides in African football over the last decade, Tunisian giants Esperance slumped to their second loss to start the group stage of the continent's biggest club competition.

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Mon, 26 May 2014 17:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[African favourites feeling early pressure]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After only one matchday in the group stage of the CAF Champions League, some of the continent's biggest teams face vital contests this weekend in Africa's biggest club competition.

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Fri, 23 May 2014 06:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Group stage starts with shocks]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/cafchampionsleague/news/newsid/234/100/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 19 May 2014 04:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[North Africans crowd Champions League field]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the start of the eight-team group stage of Africa's biggest club competition, which is dominated by teams north of the Sahara.]]>Fri, 16 May 2014 06:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Blatter offers his condolences to Congo DR]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/news/newsid=2337772/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter has expressed his sadness after the tragic loss of life at the Stade Tata Raphael in Congo DR, following a stampede at the end of the match between ASV Club and TP Mazembe.

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Mon, 12 May 2014 20:08:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News
<![CDATA[Derbies afoot in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 29 Apr 2014 11:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![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[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[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[African giants enter the fray]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the action.]]>Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Superstars and super subs ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review.]]>Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:51:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Zambian duo sign for Sochaux]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 07 Jan 2014 18:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014<![CDATA[Kanda: I almost feel Moroccan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com following an admirable performance in defeat to Bayern.]]>Sun, 22 Dec 2013 10:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013<![CDATA[Raja's Kanda relishing déjà vu]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com.]]>Sat, 21 Dec 2013 08:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013<![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[What is your favourite Club World Cup memory?]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 10 Dec 2013 10:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013<![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[A history of qualifying shocks]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=history-qualifying-shocks-2207766.htmlFIFA.com looks back at some of the most surprising qualifying scorelines in FIFA World Cup™ history.]]>Tue, 29 Oct 2013 00:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Siblings who went their separate ways ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=There have been several cases of siblings choosing to represent different countries in football, and FIFA.com takes a look at a few examples of this phenomenon from past and present. 

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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 19:22:58 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News
<![CDATA[Ten left standing after wild weekend in Africa]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=ten-left-standing-after-wild-weekend-africa-2169544.htmlSun, 08 Sep 2013 19:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Big names return on final group day]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=big-names-return-final-group-day-2167916.htmlFri, 06 Sep 2013 01:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Wins for Ahly, Esperance]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/morocco2013/news/newsid=2165658/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 01 Sep 2013 11:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013<![CDATA[Burundi make history in CHAN qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/214/116/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Jul 2013 11:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Le Roy leaves Congo DR post]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=roy-leaves-congo-post-2114263.htmlThu, 20 Jun 2013 21:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt lead charge]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=cote-ivoire-egypt-lead-charge-into-final-round-2110785.htmlSun, 16 Jun 2013 22:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Libya qualification hopes suffer setback]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=libya-qualification-hopes-suffer-setback-2104173.htmlLibya suffered a setback to their hopes of playing at the FIFA World Cup™ for the first time when they were held 0-0 by Congo DR in a first competitive match in Tripoli since 2010.

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Fri, 07 Jun 2013 18:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[African trio eye final round spots]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=african-trio-eye-final-round-spots-2103380.htmlFIFA.com previews a potentially pivotal matchday on the Mother Continent.]]>Fri, 07 Jun 2013 06:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Werder sign Makiadi from Freiburg]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Werder Bremen have moved to sign their first player of the post-season, bringing in Cedrick Makiadi from Freiburg, with the midfielder and international from Congo DR signing a three-year contract.

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Fri, 31 May 2013 15:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Egyptian duo advance amid thrills]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 06 May 2013 06:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Pressure is on in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 03 May 2013 04:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Zamalek, Mazembe stumble]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/206/219/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Zamalek were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Ethiopian side Saint George in the Round of 16 of Africa's biggest club competition, which also saw a defeat for TP Mazembe and away draws by Al Ahly and Esperance.

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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 03:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Tricky away tests for African giants]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/206/045/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 18 Apr 2013 16:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[North Africa dominates as group stage beckons]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 08 Apr 2013 01:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[African clubs eye last 16]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/205/334/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 04 Apr 2013 15:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Egypt leads African charge after fourth title]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u20worldcup/turkey2013/news/newsid=2051466/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Apr 2013 08:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[Favourites struggle as Eto'o returns]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=favourites-struggle-eto-returns-2044639.htmlThe last two African champions only managed draws in the latest round of African qualifying for 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, but Cameroon icon Samuel Eto'o led his side to victory over Togo with a brace. FIFA.com reviews the action.

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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 19:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[African aspirants resume journey]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=african-aspirants-resume-journey-2039515.htmlThu, 21 Mar 2013 14:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Egypt, Mali, Ghana, Nigeria reach Turkey]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u20worldcup/turkey2013/news/newsid=2038791/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Africa's four representatives at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey have been decided, after Nigeria joined Egypt, Mali and Ghana in the semi-finals of the CAF U-20 Championship.

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Wed, 20 Mar 2013 08:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013
<![CDATA[Eventful weekend for North Africa's hopefuls]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Mar 2013 07:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Glory within reach for African finalists]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 15 Mar 2013 05:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[Big boys join the fight]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/202/990/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 Mar 2013 10:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Super Eagles soar all the way to Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews all the action from a fascinating 23 days in South Africa.]]>Mon, 11 Feb 2013 05:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013