<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 03 Apr 2014 12:58:00 GMTThu, 10 Apr 2014 14:49:21 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[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[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[Kenya aim to end CECAFA Cup drought]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/222/892/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 25 Nov 2013 05:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=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[West African trio punch tickets]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=11/news=west-african-trio-punch-tickets-2225157.htmlNigeria, Côte d'Ivoire and Cameroon became the first three African nations to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil with victories over the weekend. FIFA.com rounds up all the action.

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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 18:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Super Eagles soar to reach Brazil]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=11/news=super-eagles-soar-reach-brazil-2224823.htmlNigeria became the first African side to book their tickets to Brazil with a 2-0 victory over Ethiopia in Calabar, which saw them emerge 4-1 aggregate victors of their FIFA World Cup qualifying play-off.

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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 17:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Keshi: Nothing’s decided yet]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=11/news=keshi-nothing-decided-yet-2224097.htmlFIFA.com about his team's FIFA World Cup play-off against Ethiopia, insisting that despite his team's 2-1 first-leg lead, the tie is far from over.]]>Fri, 15 Nov 2013 10:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[90 minutes to go in Africa]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=11/news=minutes-africa-2223766.htmlFri, 15 Nov 2013 03:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Ethiopia's teacher confident of success]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=11/news=ethiopia-teacher-confident-success-2223520.htmlThu, 14 Nov 2013 03:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Emenike: Home leg will be even tougher]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=11/news=emenike-home-leg-will-even-tougher-2223051.htmlFIFA.com about the match in Calabar and comparisons between him and icon Rashidi Yekini.]]>Wed, 13 Nov 2013 03:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[20 Centres: A real success story]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/socialresponsibility/news/newsid=2218395/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 06 Nov 2013 14:02:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=FFH - CentersKind=News<![CDATA[African repeat remains on the cards]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=10/news=african-repeat-remains-the-cards-2195476.htmlThe CAF nations that qualified for the 2010 FIFA World Cup stayed on course for Brazil 2014 with Côte d'Ivoire and Nigeria recording victories, while Burkina Faso also won and Cameroon earned a hard-fought draw.

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Sun, 13 Oct 2013 20:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Emenike edges Ethiopia, Tunisia held]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=10/news=emenike-brace-sees-off-ethiopia-2195444.htmlEmmanuel Emenike scored twice as Nigeria came from behind to beat Ethiopia 2-1 in a closely-fought FIFA World Cup Africa zone play-off first leg, while great goalkeeping from Cameroon held Tunisia to a 0-0 draw.

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Sun, 13 Oct 2013 15:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Kwambe confident of Nigeria's chances]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=10/news=kwambe-confident-nigeria-chances-2194186.htmlFri, 11 Oct 2013 15:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[African hopefuls two games from Brazil]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=10/news=african-hopefuls-two-games-from-brazil-2193484.htmlFri, 11 Oct 2013 01:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Arab rivals avoid each other]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=9/news=مواجهات-عربية-عربية-الدور-الحاسم-2174867.htmlFIFA.com has the details.]]>Mon, 16 Sep 2013 17:15:01 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Play-off draw brings high drama]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=live-african-play-off-draw-2174592.htmlMon, 16 Sep 2013 10:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Ten left standing after wild weekend in Africa]]>/africa/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]]>/africa/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[Igesund: South Africa must focus]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=9/news=igesund-south-africa-must-focus-2167853.htmlThu, 05 Sep 2013 14:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Ethiopia sanctioned for fielding ineligible player]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Jul 2013 11:08:02 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt lead charge]]>/africa/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[Disciplinary proceedings opened against three member associations ]]>/africa/news/y=2013/m=6/news=disciplinary-proceedings-opened-against-three-member-associations-2110660.htmlSun, 16 Jun 2013 21:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Favourites made to wait in Africa]]>/africa/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]]>/africa/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]]>/africa/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[Egyptian duo advance amid thrills]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 06 May 2013 06:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Pressure is on in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 03 May 2013 04:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[New development priorities for FIFA member associations ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/news/newsid=2065789/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 30 Apr 2013 07:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=PerformanceKind=News<![CDATA[Zamalek, Mazembe stumble]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/206/219/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Zamalek were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Ethiopian side Saint George in the Round of 16 of Africa's biggest club competition, which also saw a defeat for TP Mazembe and away draws by Al Ahly and Esperance.

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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 03:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Tricky away tests for African giants]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/206/045/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 18 Apr 2013 16:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[North Africa dominates as group stage beckons]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 08 Apr 2013 01:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Favourites struggle as Eto'o returns]]>/africa/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]]>/africa/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[Moses hits late brace to sneak Nigeria through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 29 Jan 2013 19:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Burkina Faso breeze past Ethiopia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Burkina Faso ended a 19-game wait for a win at the CAF Africa Cup of Nations win, with Alain Traore scoring twice in a 4-0 win over Ethiopia, despite being down to ten men.

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Fri, 25 Jan 2013 20:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Who will win the CAF Africa Cup of Nations?]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=There have been some surprising results at the CAF Africa Cup of Nations, with Burkina Faso and Ethiopia snatching draws in the group stages. FIFA.com wants to know who you think will win the tournament. 

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Tue, 22 Jan 2013 09:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Said: We aren't afraid of any favourites]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/newsid=1992374/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 22 Jan 2013 07:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Ten-man Ethiopia hold champions]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A spirited performance from Ethiopia, who played much of the game without red-carded first-choice goalkeeper Jemal Tassew, came back from a goal down to secure a 1-1 draw with reigning champions Zambia.

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Mon, 21 Jan 2013 17:26:00 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[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[Ethiopian underdogs out to surprise ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=It has been 31 years since Ethiopia last appeared at a CAF Africa Cup of Nations, and despite the lack of experience and star names boasted by their opponents, they are hoping to cause a stir in South Africa.

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Sun, 13 Jan 2013 11:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Said believes in Ethiopian dreams]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Jan 2013 08:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[CAN hopefuls in friendly action]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/newsid=1978420/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 31 Dec 2012 08:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Busy year for African hopefuls]]>/africa/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