<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 15 Aug 2014 08:56:00 GMTFri, 15 Aug 2014 09:13:37 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[FIFA TSG publishes World Cup report, conferences to start in Panama]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=fifa-tsg-publishes-world-cup-report-technical-conferences-to-start-in--2421174.htmlFri, 15 Aug 2014 08:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Congo DR leads the way to last four]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 11 Aug 2014 01:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Vita, Mazembe into CAF Champions League semis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Vita and TP Mazembe are into the CAF Champions League semi-finals after winning 1-0 and 3-1 over Zamalek and Hilal respectively on Sunday.

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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 20:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Crunch weekend in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 08 Aug 2014 04:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![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[The Egyptian Rock moves on]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![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[High interest in hosting FIFA competitions]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2336227/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 09 May 2014 14:57:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[Mabrouk replaces Youssef as Ahly coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Youth team coach Fathi Mabrouk has replaced Mohamed Youssef as coach of record eight-time African champions Al-Ahly until the end of the season.

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Thu, 01 May 2014 17:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Egyptian League 2013/2014
<![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[Elmohamady: Egypt enjoying Hull history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 14 Apr 2014 01:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Valcke: We will help Africa improve]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/news/newsid=2313785/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:58:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FootballKind=News<![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[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[England, Egypt and Panama climb]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2295968/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Mar 2014 08:57:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=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[Favourites stumble out of the gate]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Young Africans upset Ahly, Esperance win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 02 Mar 2014 11:34:00 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[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Our weekly preview of birthdays in the footballing world takes in an Egyptian hotshot, a Portugal and Real Madrid defensive rock, an Italian midfield maestro and an American full-back.

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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 14:59:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Ahly regain form, claim sixth Super Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Feb 2014 19:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Mido: I want to coach a top European club]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about being lured into coaching by Zamalek before he had anticipated, how he would like his team to play in the manner of two revered Dutch gaffers and his desire to take charge of a top European club.]]>Thu, 20 Feb 2014 14:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Egyptian League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Chile to face Egypt, Northern Ireland in friendlies]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=chile-face-egypt-northern-ireland-friendlies-2280693.htmlChile will warm up for June's FIFA World Cup with friendlies against African heavyweights Egypt and European opposition in the shape of Northern Ireland after facing Germany in March. 

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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 19:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=FriendliesKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Off-form Ahly face tough CAF Super Cup test]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Feb 2014 06:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Swallows soar as Raja hit six]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/227/702/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 10 Feb 2014 12:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Top clubs headline CAF Champions League qualifying]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Feb 2014 07:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com looks at some of the biggest names in football celebrating their birthdays over the coming week, including a Romanian legend and a former Mexico coach.

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Sun, 02 Feb 2014 15:04:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Chelsea complete move for Egypt's Salah]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Chelsea confirmed on Sunday they have completed the signing of 21-year old Egypt winger Mohamed Salah from Swiss side Basel.

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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 18:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Chelsea agree Salah deal ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Chelsea have announced they have agreed a transfer fee for Egypt international Mohamed Salah from Basel. The winger will complete his move subject to agreeing personal terms and passing a medical. 

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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 17:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Top 25 unchanged, Egypt climb]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2261545/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 16 Jan 2014 09:06:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Elmohamady: Commitment is key]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=england-premier-league-2000000000/news/newsid/225/761/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about proving his worth in the English Premier League and the Pharaohs recent FIFA World Cup qualifying implosion in Africa.]]>Tue, 07 Jan 2014 06:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[2013 in numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at some of the most interesting and significant football statistics from the year just past.]]>Wed, 01 Jan 2014 09:06:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We take a look at the upcoming birthdays in the world of football, with German and French FIFA World Cup winners, a highly-regarded Ukrainian goalkeeper and a retired English speed merchant all celebrating this week.

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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 08:06:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Morocco 2013 in pictures!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= FIFA.com reviews the event in pictures.]]>Sat, 21 Dec 2013 23:04:00 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[Blatter: A legacy for the future]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013<![CDATA[Five-star Monterrey end on high]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=CF Monterrey finished their FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013 journey on a high after defeating CAF Champions Al Ahly SC 5-1 at Marrakech Stadium to claim fifth place. 

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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 18:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013
<![CDATA[Ahly, Esperance get CAF Champions League byes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Champions Al Ahly and Tunisia's Esperance were among six clubs to be handed byes in the first round of the 2014 CAF Champions League in the draw staged in Marrakech. 

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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 17:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Fifth the consolation prize for Al-Ahly, Monterrey]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 16 Dec 2013 17:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013<![CDATA[Ekramy emerges from shadow of the Monster]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Goalkeepers are always under closer scrutiny than other players, but none more so than Al-Ahly’s Sherif Ekramy as the son of Egyptian legend El Shahat. He tells FIFA.com about the challenges his name presents.

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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 14:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013
<![CDATA[ Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 15 Dec 2013 10:48:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Guangzhou plot Bayern upset]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Guangzhou Evergrande FC’s South American triumvirate were instrumental in their defeat of Al Ahly in Saturday's FIFA Club World Cup quarter-final, and they now turn their attention to European champions FC Bayern Munchen. 

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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 00:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013
<![CDATA[Guangzhou book date with Bayern]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=AFC Champions League winners Guangzhou Evergrande FC defeated CAF Champions League winners Al Alhy SC thanks to two second-half goals from Elkeson and Dario Conca to book a place in Saturday's semi-final. 

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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 17:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013