<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 10 Sep 2014 20:16:00 GMTWed, 10 Sep 2014 23:13:25 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[South Americans retain title]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Party time for Peru and Iceland]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The final day of competition at the Boys’ Youth Olympic Football Tournament Nanjing 2014 lived up to expectations as Iceland cruised to a bronze medal, while Peru edged Korea Republic 2-1 in a thrilling final to take gold.

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[Iceland's McShane keeping it in the family]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Last step on the way to the summit]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The final day of the Boys’ YOFT Nanjing 2014 has arrived, and two eagerly awaited matches will decide whose dreams become reality and whose hopes are finally extinguished.

 

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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[Bach: These Games are very impressive]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), took time out from watching the fifth place play-offs at the Youth Olympic Football Tournament Nanjing 2014 for a short interview with FIFA.com.

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[Favourites fight their way into final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Peru and Korea Republic have reached the final of the Boys’ Youth Olympic Football Tournament Nanjing 2014, but both teams needed to dig deep to emerge victorious from two thrilling semi-final encounters.

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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 19:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[Young Blue Sharks show their teeth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A last-eight finish in the CAF African Cup of Nations and a semi-final spot at the Boys' Youth Olympics Football Tournament Nanjing 2014 demonstrate the giant strides Cape Verde Islands have made in recent years.

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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 04:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[Awkward opponents await favourites]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Italian icon inspires Honduran youngster]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Catracho forward Paolo Belloni is eager to emulate the meteoric rise of his idol, AC Milan starlet Stephan El Shaarawy.]]>Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Historic progress for Cape Verde and Peru]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=There were goals aplenty as the group stage of the 2014 Boys’ Youth Olympic Football Tournament came to a close, with two teams writing a fresh chapter in their respective histories by reaching the last four.

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[Spotlight on island nation showdown ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Vanuatans hang on to semi-final hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Spectacular opening ceremony in Nanjing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

A spectacular and heart-warming opening ceremony marked the official start to the second Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

 

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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 16:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[Super sub Gudjonsson shines as Iceland make history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Unheralded Iceland raised their international profile thanks to a historic 5-0 opening victory over CONCACAF U-15 champions Honduras, with help from supersub Helgi Gudjonsson, whom FIFA.com was able to chat with after the big win.

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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 03:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[Impressive start for leading contenders]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Old Nanjing ready for youth extravaganza]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=As the 2nd Youth Olympic Games approaches, Nanjing has thrown open its ancient gates to welcome top young athletes, officials and visitors from around the world. 

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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls
<![CDATA[Ten facts about the Youth Olympic Football Tournaments]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com whets your appetite for the Youth Olympic Football Tournament with ten facts about the upcoming event in Nanjing.]]>Wed, 13 Aug 2014 03:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Young Olympians kick off in Nanjing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[The race for medals begins]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![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