<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 15 Oct 2014 23:04:00 GMTThu, 16 Oct 2014 07:10:20 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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=Africa Cup of Nations 2015
<![CDATA[Egypt, Nigeria target qualifying revivals]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/245/484/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 09 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015<![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/tournaments/archive/u17worldcup/uae2013/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/tournaments/archive/u17worldcup/uae2013/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