<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 30 Jul 2015 17:04:00 GMTThu, 30 Jul 2015 19:58:09 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Newcastle seal Mbemba swoop]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Newcastle United have completed the signing of Anderlecht defender Chancel Mbemba, head coach Steve McClaren confirmed.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[Alger, Mazembe score crucial wins]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw results in full]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-preliminary-draw-results-in-full-2667929.html

FIFA.com rounds up the results from the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which took place at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg on Saturday 25 July.]]>
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Africa's giants ready to plot their course]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=africa-s-giants-ready-to-plot-their-course-2667899.htmlFIFA.com looks closer at the African Zone qualifiers following the Russia 2018 Preliminary Draw, with several of the continent's big guns facing potential banana skins.]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Africa Zone<![CDATA[Alger, Mazembe edge closer to semis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Congolese side TP Mazembe and Algerian club USM Alger both edged closer to the CAF Champions League semi-finals with wins this weekend.

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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 09:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015
<![CDATA[Mazembe under pressure as Champions League resumes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 24 Jul 2015 09:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Nigeria take slim lead, Zimbabwe hold South Africa]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=7/news=nigeria-take-slim-lead-zimbabwe-hold-south-africa-2666410.htmlMon, 20 Jul 2015 10:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men<![CDATA[Setif rebound, Alger stay perfect]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 14 Jul 2015 03:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[African upstarts try to maintain momentum]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at this weekend's matches.]]>Thu, 09 Jul 2015 13:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Sudanese clubs start strong]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/cafchampionsleague/news/newsid/265/406/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Jun 2015 08:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Africa's last eight get underway in Champions League]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/cafchampionsleague/news/newsid/265/317/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the action.]]>Fri, 26 Jun 2015 10:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[African giants look to make winning starts]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Plenty of goals but few upsets are likely outcomes when the six-matchday 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying competition kicks off Friday.

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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 06:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CAN 2017 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Ahly head star-stacked cast]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 May 2015 06:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Four brothers, four keepers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com hears from the quartet of Mandana brothers about how they all became goalkeepers and how they advise one another.]]>Wed, 13 May 2015 15:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[History made in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 04 May 2015 01:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Algerians on brink of history]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/cafchampionsleague/news/newsid/260/122/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 01 May 2015 16:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Algerian trio stay on track]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 Apr 2015 02:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[African minnows try to stay in the hunt]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/cafchampionsleague/news/newsid/259/149/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Surprises set up last 16 in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Egypt's Smouha and Algeria's MC El Eulma knocked out former champions in Africa's biggest club competition as North Africa kept up it's long-term domination of the event.

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Mon, 06 Apr 2015 05:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015
<![CDATA[Tradition no guarantee for African giants]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 03 Apr 2015 08:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Senegal edge Ghana, Uruguay beat Morocco]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Substitute Moussa Konate scored twice as Senegal confirmed their dominance over Ghana with a 2-1 victory in France, while Edinson Cavani's penalty was enough for Uruguay to overcome Morocco in their international friendlies.

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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 22:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendlies
<![CDATA[Mixed time for South African clubs]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/256/556/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 16 Mar 2015 00:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Southern sides size up North African favourites]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/255/780/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at their chances.]]>Thu, 12 Mar 2015 03:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![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[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 ]]>/news/y=2015/m=2/news=gloom-glory-and-sydney-celebrations-2520252.htmlWed, 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 ]]>/news/y=2015/m=1/news=shocks-streaks-derbies-and-devils-2512028.htmlDe 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