<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 10 Sep 2014 20:16:00 GMTFri, 26 Sep 2014 09:26:31 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[Portugal's Jorge Costa to coach Gabon]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Former Portuguese international defender Jorge Costa has been appointed coach of Gabon, replacing compatriot Paulo Duarte, the national federation confirmed.

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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=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 launches 2014 FIFA World Cup Legacy Trust]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=fifa-launches-2014-fifa-world-cup-legacy-trust-2239771.htmlThe FIFA Executive Committee held its final meeting of the year in Costa do Sauipe, Bahia (Brazil). They announced the 2014 FIFA World Cup Legacy Trust and hosts for a number of future FIFA tournaments.

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Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Nominees announced for CAF award]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 05 Dec 2013 13:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Dortmund win derby, Bayern stay top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Borussia Dortmund edged Schalke 3-2 in the Ruhr derby as Bayern Munich beat Hertha Berlin to stay top of the Bundesliga table. 

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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 15:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Executive Committee welcomes progress for Palestine football & launches consultation process on Qatar 2022 dates]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/bodies/news/newsid=2190697/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 04 Oct 2013 15:56:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=Release<![CDATA[Paulo Duarte fired by Gabon]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/217/970/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The Gabonese Football Federation (Fegafoot) have announced the departure of interim head coach Paulo Duarte after a series of poor results.

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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 13:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Dortmund usurp Bayern in thriller]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Borussia Dortmund stormed back to the top of the Bundesliga and retained their perfect start with a 6-2 win at home to Hamburg, while Franck Ribery and Mario Mandzukic gave Bayern Munich a home win. 

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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 19:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![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[Igesund: South Africa must focus]]>/worldcup/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[FIFA to implement first Goal project in Indonesia ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/projects/goalprogramme/news/newsid=2167539/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 04 Sep 2013 18:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=News<![CDATA[Dream debuts and hat-trick heroes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s latest stats review due to goalscoring feats, as does a 17-year-old in an extremely youthful PSV side.]]>Tue, 13 Aug 2013 23:58:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Aubameyang sinks Augsburg, Bayer win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang made his Borussia Dortmund debut a memorable one, scoring a hat-trick in a 4-0 rout of Augsburg as Bayer Leverkusen beat Freiburg 3-1 and Hertha Berlin sunk Eintracht Frankfurt 6-1.

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Sat, 10 Aug 2013 15:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Alex secures dramatic win for PSG]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 03 Aug 2013 21:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Blanc seeks early PSG boost against old club]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain prepare to face Bordeaux in a match that pits PSG coach Laurent Blanc up against his former team in Libreville on Saturday. 

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Fri, 02 Aug 2013 17:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Dortmund sign Saint-Etienne's Aubameyang]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bundesliga runners-up Borussia Dortmund have signed Gabon international striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on a five-year contract. 

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Thu, 04 Jul 2013 18:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![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[Burkina Faso, Gabon and Uganda boost hopes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=burkina-faso-gabon-and-uganda-boost-hopes-2110094.htmlSat, 15 Jun 2013 19:00:00 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[Ivorians lead the way for the first time]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2065584/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Apr 2013 03:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Tragedy spurns fairytale story for Zambia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls the tragedy and the emotional tale it caused.]]>Sat, 27 Apr 2013 10:03:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[African finalists eye four U-17 spots]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2057036/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Apr 2013 04:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Egypt leads African charge after fourth title]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u20worldcup/turkey2013/news/newsid=2051466/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Apr 2013 08:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[Evian sneak a point, Bastia come back]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Clarck N'Sikulu's 93rd minute equaliser saved a point for Evian at Reims in their 2-2 draw, while Troyes also drew 2-2 with Saint-Etienne and Bastia topped Valenciennes 4-3 in Saturday's Ligue 1 action.

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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 22:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014
<![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[Nigeria snatch point, Elephants cruise]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=nigeria-snatch-point-elephants-cruise-2044379.htmlNigeria waited until the last minute of stoppage time to secure a 1-1 draw with Kenya in African FIFA World Cup™ qualifying, while Côte d'Ivoire beat Gambia 3-0 and Burkina Faso won 4-0 against Niger.

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Sat, 23 Mar 2013 20:34:00 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[Egypt, Mali, Ghana, Nigeria reach Turkey]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u20worldcup/turkey2013/news/newsid=2038791/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Africa's four representatives at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey have been decided, after Nigeria joined Egypt, Mali and Ghana in the semi-finals of the CAF U-20 Championship.

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Wed, 20 Mar 2013 08:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013
<![CDATA[Glory within reach for African finalists]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 15 Mar 2013 05:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[Saint-Etienne take third, Nancy escape cellar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Saint-Etienne moved into third with a convincing 4-0 win over Nice, Nancy moved out of the basement after defeating Sochaux 2-1, and Bastia beat Ajaccio 1-0 in a game that saw five red cards.

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Sat, 02 Mar 2013 22:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Nancy struggles continue, Montpellier move up]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Saint-Etienne added to Nancy's troubles with a 3-0 win, Montpellier dropped Evian 1-0, and Sochaux fought to a hard-earned 2-2 draw with Rennes.

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Sat, 23 Feb 2013 21:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Saint-Etienne outlast blizzard, Montpellier]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Saint-Etienne now sit fourth in the Ligue 1 table after a 4-1 over Montpellier in a match that was twice delayed due to snow, while the other French fixtures were played out in more favourable weather conditions.

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Sat, 09 Feb 2013 21:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014
<![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[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[Gabon sanctioned for using ineligible player ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=12/news=gabon-sanctioned-for-using-ineligible-player-1975992.htmlThu, 20 Dec 2012 11:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Ibra turns on the style, France impress again]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wraps up a big night of international action across the globe highlighted by an impressive win for France in Italy, a Zlatan Ibrahimovic masterclass and Saudi Arabia denying Argentina.]]>Wed, 14 Nov 2012 23:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Drama, draws and dazzling displays]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 14 Nov 2012 23:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Ten pretenders eye African throne]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com to find out more about the contenders.]]>Wed, 14 Nov 2012 06:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=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[Ronaldo to lead Portugal in Gabon friendly]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Portugal coach Paulo Bento included Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo in his squad to travel to Gabon for next Wednesday's friendly while Manchester United winger Nani misses out with injury.

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Fri, 09 Nov 2012 19:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Ibra dismissed as Saint-Etienne stun PSG]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Zlatan Ibrahimovic was sent off as Paris Saint-Germain suffered their first Ligue 1 defeat of the season, Saint-Etienne running out 2-1 victors at the Parc des Princes.

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Sat, 03 Nov 2012 18:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014
<![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[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