<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 24 Aug 2015 05:13:00 GMTThu, 27 Aug 2015 14:01:04 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Champions out, Alger stay perfect]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Aug 2015 05:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Last throw of the dice for African champs]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Aug 2015 05:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Semi spots up for grabs in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/267/192/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Aug 2015 06:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Fast-rising Morsi firing Zamalek revival]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com on his break-out season, his future goals and pulling on the Pharoahs' shirt.]]>Thu, 13 Aug 2015 17:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[USM Alger through, holders in trouble]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 10 Aug 2015 02:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Assale edges Mazembe towards semis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 09 Aug 2015 12:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Mazembe icons aiming for history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Aug 2015 05:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Ahly, Pirates, Zamalek chase semis slots]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Aug 2015 06:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Records rewritten as droughts end ]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=records-rewritten-as-droughts-end-2669288.htmlWed, 05 Aug 2015 07:24:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Hassan: It will be difficult for Egypt to qualify]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=hassan-it-will-be-difficult-for-egypt-to-qualify-2668133.htmlFIFA.com that the Pharaohs will have a hard time reaching their first FIFA World Cup since 1990.]]>Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Africa Zone<![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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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[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[Helmke: A German midfielder in Cairo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com talks to journeyman professional Hendrik Helmke, who has been playing regularly for Egyptian giants Al Ahly.]]>Thu, 25 Jun 2015 09:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![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[High-speed hat-tricks and timely trebles]]>/news/y=2014/m=11/news=high-speed-hat-tricks-and-timely-trebles-2480211.htmlFIFA.com runs down some of quickest trebles in the game.]]>Sat, 16 May 2015 12:50:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News<![CDATA[Stadium security and safety gets continental look]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=stadium-security-and-safety-gets-continental-look-2605302.htmlThe FIFA/CAF Regional Seminar for National Security Officers ended on a high note with participants hailing the importance of an opportunity to discuss issues of security and safety at the various stadia.

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Fri, 15 May 2015 14:02:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=FIFA SecurityKind=News
<![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[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[Africa's Rio contenders on their marks]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=4/news=africa-s-rio-contenders-on-their-marks-2593866.htmlFri, 24 Apr 2015 06:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men<![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[Unlikely Islanders crash African beach party]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=unlikely-islanders-crash-african-beach-party-2592220.htmlMon, 20 Apr 2015 01:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 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[Beach challengers hit the Seychelles]]>/beachsoccerworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=beach-challengers-hit-the-seychelles-2590271.htmlMon, 13 Apr 2015 03:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 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[Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt and Qatar shine in friendlies]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![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[North Africa impress early]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 02 Mar 2015 03:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=2/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2535222.html
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Sun, 01 Mar 2015 09:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Hosts Setif win CAF Super Cup on penalties]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 21 Feb 2015 20:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Blatter saddened by Egyptian tragedy]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=2/news=blatter-saddened-by-egyptian-tragedy-2522354.htmlFIFA President Blatter has sent a letter of condolence to Mohamed Gamal, the President of the Egyptian Football Association (EFA), following the tragic events that occurred at the match between Zamalek and ENPPI.

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Mon, 09 Feb 2015 12:03:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[The year in African football]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We look back at an intriguing and successful year for African football, with Algeria and Nigeria impressing at the Brazil 2014, while ES Setif reached the summit of the continent's club football to claim a place at the FIFA Club World Cup.

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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 09:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=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[Spanish coach Garrido eyes CAF club history]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/248/776/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 04 Dec 2014 06:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Sewe edge Al Ahly in Confederation Cup final first leg]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sewe edged Al Ahly 2-1 in the first leg of the CAF African Confederation Cup final Saturday in a match played at the home side's compact Robert Champroux stadium.

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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 22:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Ahly hope to restore Egyptian pride]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/248/035/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Nov 2014 06:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Satellites conquer Cairo, spark Ghanaian rise]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=satellites-conquer-cairo-spark-ghanaian-rise-2457495.html FIFA.com recalls a Daniel Agyei-inspired Ghana overcoming sizeable odds and tournament heavyweights Brazil to win their first FIFA U-20 World Cup.]]>Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:38:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U20 World Cup Egypt 2009<![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[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[African coaches hail progress, discuss future ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=african-coaches-hail-progress-discuss-future-2451867.htmlWed, 01 Oct 2014 16:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[African coaches to analyse Brazil 2014's legacy]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=african-coaches-to-analyse-brazil-2014-s-legacy-2445777.htmlTue, 30 Sep 2014 10:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™