<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 08 Jul 2014 10:41:00 GMTTue, 08 Jul 2014 11:24:35 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Yattara commits to Lyon contract]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 08 Jul 2014 10:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015<![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[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[Raja, Enyimba crash out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 09 Mar 2014 12:17:00 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[Maturing Guinea looking for stability]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about the Syli Nationale's climb up the latest rankings and their quest to enter the upper echelons of African football.]]>Thu, 31 Oct 2013 03:50:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Siblings who went their separate ways ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=There have been several cases of siblings choosing to represent different countries in football, and FIFA.com takes a look at a few examples of this phenomenon from past and present. 

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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 19:22:58 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Off The BallKind=News
<![CDATA[Guinea's Traore upbeat after heart attack]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/217/935/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 23 Sep 2013 03:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Pharaohs seal perfect passage]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=pharaohs-seal-perfect-passage-2169516.htmlTue, 10 Sep 2013 23:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Aboutrika becomes Egypt centurion]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=aboutrika-becomes-egypt-centurion-2170166.htmlTue, 10 Sep 2013 14:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![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[Colombia hit third as Brazil rocket ninth]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2131303/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 04 Jul 2013 08:58:33 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![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[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[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[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[Diallo: Playing for Guinea is a pleasure]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=diallo-playing-for-guinea-pleasure-2039488.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Guinea's defensive stalwart Ibrahima Diallo, as his side prepare for a crucial 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil qualifier against Mozambique in Group G.

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Sat, 23 Mar 2013 09:17:00 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[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 24 Feb 2013 14:12:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Conakry extends warm welcome to Blatter]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2008842/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 07 Feb 2013 23:57:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[Blatter set for extensive Africa tour]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2001046/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com has the details. ]]>Mon, 04 Feb 2013 16:58:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[DRC impose sanctions on Bangoura & Nantes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 04 Feb 2013 10:50:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![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[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[Younger Khedira follows in Sami's Stuttgart footsteps]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=germany-bundesliga-2000000019/news/newsid/179/098/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mamadou Bah has been dropped from Stuttgart's first-team squad due to personal issues and replaced by 18-year-old Rani Khedira, whose older brother represented the club before moving to Real Madrid.

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Wed, 24 Oct 2012 10:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![CDATA[A month of FIFA development: September 2012]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=1787736/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com shines a light on the main events and activities undertaken by FIFA to keep you abreast of development efforts around the world.]]>Thu, 18 Oct 2012 09:53:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![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<![CDATA[Late goals go North Africa's way]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=late-goals-north-africa-way-1647153.htmlLibya and Egypt both secured dramatic late wins on Sunday as Africa's FIFA World Cup™ qualifying group stage continued in thrilling fashion.

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Sun, 10 Jun 2012 22:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Crunch clashes come early in Africa]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=crunch-clashes-come-early-africa-1645513.htmlFIFA.com previews a heavy schedule of crucial fixtures in Africa.]]>Fri, 08 Jun 2012 04:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Bafana falter on day of frustration]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=bafana-falter-day-frustration-1643497.htmlIt was a tough day for strikers in Africa as Bafana Bafana were held at home by Ethiopia, Nigeria just earned a win and no side managed more than a single goal.

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Sun, 03 Jun 2012 21:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[African favourites seek home comfort]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=5/news=african-favourites-seek-home-comfort-1641714.htmlThu, 31 May 2012 02:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Tetouan top champions list]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 29 May 2012 01:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Glo Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Qualifier warm-up wins for Cameroon, Senegal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A 2-1 win for Cameroon over Guinea and a 1-0 defeat of Morocco by Senegal saw the former FIFA World Cup™ quarter-finalists boost their morale ahead of qualifying for Brazil 2014.

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Sun, 27 May 2012 11:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Guinea primed for Goal II project]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/projects/goalprogramme/news/newsid=1607410/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Goal II project today.]]>Wed, 28 Mar 2012 09:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=News<![CDATA[Zambian joy ends emotional tournament]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 Feb 2012 04:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Ghana, Mali complete quarter-final line-up]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 02 Feb 2012 00:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Ghana top group despite draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ghana finished top of Group D at the CAF Africa Cup of Nations, setting up a quarter-final match against Tunisia, after a 1-1 draw with Guinea in Franceville.

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Wed, 01 Feb 2012 20:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Titans, trebles and halted runs ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review.]]>Wed, 01 Feb 2012 08:11:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[New faces lighting up Cup of Nations]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 01 Feb 2012 05:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[On-song Guinea size up Ghana]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Syli National now riding high on momentum ahead of their pivotal meeting with Ghana.]]>Mon, 30 Jan 2012 06:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Guinea thrash Botswana to stay alive]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 28 Jan 2012 18:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Guinea, Botswana aim to kick-start campaign]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 27 Jan 2012 06:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Ghana, Mali edge opening wins]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 24 Jan 2012 23:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Traore blast spurs Mali ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 24 Jan 2012 21:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Guinea, Mali begin with derby]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 23 Jan 2012 11:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News