<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 14 May 2014 06:24:00 GMTThu, 24 Jul 2014 08:47:28 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Draw sets up enticing match-ups]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensyoutholympic/news/newsid=2338510/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 14 May 2014 06:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Portuguese, Swiss rise amid African change]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2277787/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Feb 2014 09:19:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Sharks swimming with the big fish]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tiny Cape Verde's remarkable rise in African football sees them ranked 35th in the world and fifth on the continent in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Rankings.

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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 17:26:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News
<![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[FIFA invests USD 200 million in football development in 2013]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=2247063/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 18 Dec 2013 09:59:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![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[Big Dady thriving in China]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com speaks with towering Cape Verde Islands striker Dady who is making waves with Shanghai SIPG having made an unlikely switch to the world's most populous nation.]]>Tue, 29 Oct 2013 07:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA rejects Cape Verde appeal]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2187633/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 01 Oct 2013 14:52:16 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=CommitteesKind=News<![CDATA[Cape Verde sanctioned; Tunisia through to final FIFA World Cup qualifying round]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=cape-verde-sanctioned-tunisia-through-final-fifa-world-cup-qualifying-ro-2172738.htmlThe FIFA Disciplinary Committee has today taken a decision to sanction the Cape Verdean Football Association (FCF) and as a result, Tunisia will progress to round three of the FIFA World Cup African zone qualifiers.

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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 14:26:01 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![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[Colombia hit third as Brazil rocket ninth]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2131303/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 04 Jul 2013 08:58:33 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![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[Favourites made to wait in Africa]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=favourites-made-wait-africa-2104967.htmlSun, 09 Jun 2013 21:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[South Africa, Ethiopia race hots up]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=south-africa-ethiopia-race-hots-2104783.htmlVictory for Ethiopia in Botswana saw the race in FIFA World Cup™ qualifying Group A, as a win for South Africa kept the race tight at the top, while Tunisia secured a late point and Côte d'Ivoire won in Gambia.

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Sat, 08 Jun 2013 20:01:00 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[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 20 Apr 2013 09:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![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[Additional transparency for better development]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=2039088/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 20 Mar 2013 14:00:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=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<![CDATA[New discoveries from the Cup of Nations]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com finds out.]]>Tue, 05 Feb 2013 04:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Ghana dash debutants' dream]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ghana halted the fairytale run of debutants Cape Verde Islands in the CAF Africa Cup of Nations with a 2-0 quarter-final win Saturday, with substitute Mubarak Wakaso grabbing both goals.

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Sat, 02 Feb 2013 17:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Desailly: I want to see creative sparkle]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ghana-born former French international captain Marcel Desailly has been taking in the CAF Africa Cup of Nations and speaks to FIFA.com on the tournament so far.

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Sat, 02 Feb 2013 07:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Interview
<![CDATA[Antunes takes history in stride]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/newsid=1997807/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about the Blue Sharks' stunning run to the CAF Africa Cup of Nations last eight, becoming friends with Jose Mourinho and returning to his job as an air traffic controller.]]>Wed, 30 Jan 2013 06:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Cape Verde fairytale continues]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Cape Verde Islands' fairytale run in the CAF Africa Cup of Nations continued on Sunday when they qualified for the quarter-finals thanks to their first ever win in the competition.

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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 19:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Cape Verde coach wary of 'talented' Angolans]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/newsid=1995752/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 26 Jan 2013 12:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Late Morocco goal denies Cape Verde victory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 23 Jan 2013 20:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Draw leaves islanders hungry for more]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/newsid=1990890/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com that they are now even more ambitious about their continental aims.]]>Mon, 21 Jan 2013 08:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Tournament opener ends goalless]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/newsid=1988161/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=South Africa began their CAF Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a disappointing goalless draw, with their opponents Cape Verde coming closest to scoring at Soccer City in Johannesburg.

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Sat, 19 Jan 2013 18:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Fireworks sure to light up Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 18 Jan 2013 07:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Antunes: Development projects key to our success]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/newsid=1984978/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke to coach Lucio Antunes ahead of the daunting opening game of the tournament against hosts South Africa.]]>Thu, 17 Jan 2013 07:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[The AFCON in numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 16 Jan 2013 17:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Cape of new hope]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA World looks closer at Cape Verde’s shock qualification for this month’s CAF Africa Cup of Nations, as the smallest-ever nation to reach the tournament, and the reasons behind their turnaround.]]>Tue, 15 Jan 2013 07:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[New stars waiting to shine in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com has compiled a list of fledgling players poised for a breakthrough at this month's event.]]>Wed, 09 Jan 2013 00:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Giant-slayers Cape Verde plan more upsets]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 08 Jan 2013 06:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Mendes on the fast track to success]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Cape Verde forward Ryan Mendes started 2012 in Ligue 2 with Le Havre and finished the year playing in the UEFA Champions League with Lille. Mendes spoke to FIFA.com about 2012 and his hopes for the year ahead.

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Fri, 04 Jan 2013 09:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Busy year for African hopefuls]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=12/news=busy-year-for-african-hopefuls-1977150.html2012 has seen a few surprises in the African qualifying zone for the FIFA World Cup™ as the campaign reaches its midpoint. There's still all to play for in 2013 as the continent cuts down from 52 countries to five representatives.

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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 09:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Ethiopia hosts Centre workshop ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/socialresponsibility/news/newsid=1943826/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 23 Nov 2012 11:11:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=FFH - CentersKind=News<![CDATA[What is international football’s biggest rivalry?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/189/347/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know what you feel is the biggest rivalry in the international game.]]>Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Draw pairs Zambia, Nigeria in South Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/newsid=1796648/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Reigning CAF Africa Cup of Nations champions Zambia have been drawn alongside Nigeria for the upcoming tournament in South Africa, while runners-up Côte d'Ivoire will face north-African pair Algeria and Tunisia.

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Wed, 24 Oct 2012 22:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[A dream come true for Cape Verde]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 19 Oct 2012 07:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[A month of FIFA development: September 2012]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=1787736/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com shines a light on the main events and activities undertaken by FIFA to keep you abreast of development efforts around the world.]]>Thu, 18 Oct 2012 09:53:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Comebacks, shocks as continental line-up set]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Oct 2012 04:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Cameroon crash out, Ethiopia qualify]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 14 Oct 2012 18:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Big guns facing elimination]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Oct 2012 08:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Portugal go third as Colombia fly into top ten]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=1713508/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 03 Oct 2012 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Elephants rampage, Indomitable Lions fade]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Côte d'Ivoire impressed in a goalfest against Senegal, holders Zambia left a lot to do in the second leg, and four-time winners Cameroon slumped to defeat. FIFA.com reviews the latest CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

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Sun, 09 Sep 2012 22:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Regional rivalries highlight last round]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Sep 2012 08:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Hosts slam doors in AFCON preliminaries]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Jun 2012 00:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013