<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 04 Dec 2014 13:25:00 GMTSat, 06 Dec 2014 07:01:42 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Grant: Ghana door open for everyone]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ghana's new coach Avram Grant on Thursday warned fans of the burden of expectation after his side was given a tough draw in next year's CAF Africa Cup of Nations, alongside Senegal, South Africa and Algeria in Group C.

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Thu, 04 Dec 2014 13:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015
<![CDATA[Asamoah ruled out for Juve, Ghana]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 03 Dec 2014 09:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Asamoah out for three to four months]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ghanaian defender Kwadwo Asamoah has undergone keyhole surgery that will sideline him for up to four months, his club Juventus confirmed.

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Tue, 02 Dec 2014 18:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Knee inury for Asamoah, out of Cup of Nations]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 29 Nov 2014 14:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire qualify as Nigeria crash out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Guinea joined Côte d'Ivoire, Mali, Ghana and Congo DR in qualifying for the 2015 CAF Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday but defending champions Nigeria crashed out.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015
<![CDATA[Last throw of the dice for African aspirants]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/247/602/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015<![CDATA[Ghana's Ayew out of Togo clash]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Andre Ayew will miss Wednesday's CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Togo, the Ghana Football Federation said on Monday, though the Black Stars could welcome back Asamoah Gyan to the fold.

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015
<![CDATA[Impressive Falcons lead charge to Canada]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=impressive-falcons-lead-charge-to-canada-2461922.htmlSun, 26 Oct 2014 09:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![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=Africa Cup of Nations 2015
<![CDATA[African women set to battle for World Cup place]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=african-women-set-to-battle-for-world-cup-place-2455068.htmlFri, 10 Oct 2014 04:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 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[Essien: I haven't decided what to do next]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about Ghana's 2014 FIFA World Cup experience, his own international future, fondness for Jose Mourinho and Chelsea, and his next challenge with Italian giants AC Milan.]]>Wed, 24 Sep 2014 08:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=InterviewTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015<![CDATA[Euro quartet book Canada trip, USA imperious]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=euro-quartet-book-canada-trip-usa-imperious-2440035.htmlFIFA.com rounds-up weekend women’s international action highlighted by Germany, Norway, France and debutants Spain all securing Canada 2015 qualification, while reigning Olympic champions USA racked up an astonishing scoreline.]]>Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Appiah leaves Ghana post]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/243/926/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Kwesi Appiah has left his post as Ghana coach by mutual consent after almost two-and-a-half years in the position.

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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![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[Frimpong signs with Russian side Ufa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Newly promoted Russian Premier League club Ufa have announced they have signed Emmanuel Frimpong from Arsenal on Monday in a last-minute move on Transfer Deadline Day.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Russian Football Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[U-20 women cap Germany's golden summer]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=u-20-women-cap-germany-s-golden-summer-2427200.htmlFIFA.com reflects on a FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup that brought more silverware for Germany, showcased some outstanding youngsters and whetted appetites for next year's senior finals.]]>Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Statement from the investigatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee on investigation related to alleged match manipulation]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The investigatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee has concluded a preliminary investigation in relation to alleged match manipulation involving officials of the Ghana Football Association and a players’ agent licensed by the same association.

 

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:34:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[Appiah names Ghana squad for African qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah named a 24-man squad for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Uganda on 5 September and Togo, five days later. 

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Pride and pain for departing teams]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=pride-and-pain-for-departing-teams-2421416.htmlFIFA.com rounds up reaction from the eight teams eliminated from the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, finding plenty of coaches ready to accentuate the positive.]]>Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Germany and USA dazzle, hosts advance]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=germany-and-usa-dazzle-hosts-advance-2420538.htmlWe round up the final matches for teams in Groups A and B of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Canada, with both Germany and USA impressing.

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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 02:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014
<![CDATA[Anguish for Ghana despite late winner]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=267990/match=300251257/match-report.htmlWed, 13 Aug 2014 02:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Ghana's saving Grace]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=ghana-s-saving-grace-2419146.htmlFIFA.com about bouncing back from defeat to Korea DPR and explains why singing and dancing are key elements of the team's camaraderie.]]>Sun, 10 Aug 2014 13:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Delight for Canada on historic day]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=deutschland-mit-rekord-kanada-jubelt-2418571-2418608.htmlSat, 09 Aug 2014 08:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Ri at the double as Korea DPR edge closer ]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=267990/match=300251266/match-report.htmlRi Un-Sim scored twice and Jo Son-Yon scored a stoppage-time penalty as Korea DPR moved to the brink of a place in the quarter-finals with a 3-0 win over Ghana.

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Sat, 09 Aug 2014 00:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014
<![CDATA[Germany get birthday revenge, Ghana crash the party]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=revanche-zum-geburtstag-party-crasher-aus-ghana-2417089-2417111.htmlWed, 06 Aug 2014 08:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Ghana claim crucial win over hosts ]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=267990/match=300251255/match-report.htmlWed, 06 Aug 2014 03:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Glory and 2015 in young guns' sights]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=glory-and-2015-in-young-guns-sights-2415873.htmlSun, 03 Aug 2014 16:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Ghana's Jordan Ayew joins Lorient]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ghana forward Jordan Ayew has joined Lorient on a four-year deal from Marseille after being on loan with Sochaux. 

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Worldwide sanctions imposed on players from Ghana, Malta]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2408565/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:20:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Squads announced as kick-off draws nearer]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=squads-announced-as-kick-off-draws-nearer-2408049.htmlThe squads for the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup were announced today, with all 16 teams naming their 21 players.

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014
<![CDATA[African draw reveals final pathway]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=african-draw-reveals-final-pathway-2406894.htmlMon, 21 Jul 2014 02:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, ​FIFA.com​ previews the week's upcoming birthdays, including four players who made an appearance at Brazil 2014, a Ghanian great and a two-time FIFA Women's World Cup winner all celebrating.

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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:17:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Brazil 2014's 100 club]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=brazil-2014-s-100-club-2400785.htmlSun, 06 Jul 2014 17:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: June 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com’s review of the month in women’s football looks at crucial qualifying action for Canada 2015 in Europe and Africa, plus silverware handed out across numerous domestic competitions.]]>Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:36:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Black Stars lament late lapses]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=black-stars-lament-late-lapses-2388028.htmlGhana’s first-round exit from Brazil 2014 recalled their quarter-final elimination at South Africa 2010, with late lapses in concentration again proving their undoing. 

 

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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 20:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Goals record as group stage ends, Algeria create history]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=goals-record-as-group-stage-ends-2387613.htmlFri, 27 Jun 2014 00:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Beto: I was crying about everything]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=beto-i-was-crying-about-everything-2387500.htmlThu, 26 Jun 2014 23:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Ronaldo downs Ghana but Portugal crash out]]>/worldcup/matches/round=255931/match=300186476/match-report.htmlThu, 26 Jun 2014 18:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Ghana pair suspended and sent home]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=ghana-pair-suspended-and-sent-home-2386284.htmlTwo of Ghana's star players have been suspended from the team just hours before their crucial World Cup match against Portugal. 

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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Conclusion of the group stage]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=conclusion-of-the-group-stage-2384813.htmlThu, 26 Jun 2014 01:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Resignation not an option for Bento]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=resignation-not-an-option-for-bento-2385583.htmlWed, 25 Jun 2014 18:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Mensah: Maybe we don't warm up properly]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=mensah-maybe-we-don-t-warm-up-properly-2383932.htmlFIFA about Ghana’s draw with Germany, why they are slow starters in matches, his new partnership with John Boye and the clash with Portugal.]]>Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Referee designations for matches 45-48]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=referee-designations-for-matches-45-48-2384132.htmlTue, 24 Jun 2014 20:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Bradley and Dempsey spearheading US charge]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=bradley-e-dempsey-levam-os-eua-ainda-mais-ao-ataque-2381911-2382236.htmlUnder USA boss Jurgen Klinsmann, Michael Bradley and Clint Dempsey have shone in more advanced roles in Brazil than South Africa four years ago. Their team-mates Tim Howard and Kyle Beckerman tell FIFA.com just how important they are to the Stars and Stripes.

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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 17:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Klose now wants record for himself]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=klose-now-wants-record-for-himself-2381057.htmlSun, 22 Jun 2014 15:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Afful speed ahead for Ghana]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=afful-el-motor-silencioso-de-ghana-2380743-2380821.htmlQuick and committed, Ghana’s No23 was one of the standout performers in the thrilling Group G draw with Germany. FIFA.com spoke exclusively to the all-action wing-back.

 

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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 08:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Milestones, records and celebrations]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=milestones-records-and-celebrations-2380818.htmlIt was another extraordinary day at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, with some Messi magic, a record-equalling goal and a little brotherly love. 

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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 03:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Klose stays humble as tributes fly in]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=klose-stays-humble-as-tributes-fly-in-2380760.htmlFIFA.com hears from Oliver Bierhoff and Miroslav Klose about the latter scoring a 15th FIFA World Cup goal, while the man whose record was tied has saluted the Germany forward.]]>Sun, 22 Jun 2014 01:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™