<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 03 Apr 2014 12:58:00 GMTWed, 09 Apr 2014 19:39:45 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[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[Powerful trio eye comebacks in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Mar 2014 03:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Big boys struggle on the road]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Mar 2014 08:28:00 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[Egyptian giants scrape through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Although Al Ahly and Zamalek advanced to the next round of Africa's biggest club competition by the slimmest of margins, Nigerian and Ghanaian clubs were among the round's losers.

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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 06:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Favourites stumble out of the gate]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[First joy as Libya crowned CHAN champions]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Libya won their first continental tournament after beating Ghana in the African Nations Championship 4-3 on penalties following a goalless regulation period and extra time.

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Sat, 01 Feb 2014 21:30:00 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[Déjà vu amid African drama]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 21 Nov 2013 11:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Libya appoint Clemente as coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Javier Clemente is the new Libya coach after he agreed a two year contract. The former Spain coach replaces Abdelhafidh al-Rabich, who stepped down after Libya failed to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 13:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Ten left standing after wild weekend in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 06 Sep 2013 01:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Igesund: South Africa must focus]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 05 Sep 2013 14:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt lead charge]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 16 Jun 2013 22:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Venue change for Libya-Togo qualifier]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 10 Jun 2013 15:21:57 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Favourites made to wait in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 09 Jun 2013 21:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Libya qualification hopes suffer setback]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Libya suffered a setback to their hopes of playing at the FIFA World Cup™ for the first time when they were held 0-0 by Congo DR in a first competitive match in Tripoli since 2010.

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Fri, 07 Jun 2013 18:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[African trio eye final round spots]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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[Senegal lead African charge]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/newsid=2084992/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 May 2013 02:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Africans set to scrap for Tahiti ticket]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 21 May 2013 16:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Favourites struggle as Eto'o returns]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The 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]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2039515/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 21 Mar 2013 14:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[West Africa strikes back]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/newsid=2001015/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 04 Feb 2013 16:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Ecuador, Haiti climb to highest-ever slots]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=1986609/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 17 Jan 2013 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Blatter: Football must bring people together]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/news/newsid=1981323/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 07 Jan 2013 20:59:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2012<![CDATA[Busy year for African hopefuls]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=2012 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[Brazilian futsal kings reign supreme]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the action from Thailand 2012, where A Seleção clinched the world title for a fifth time after overcoming old foes Spain in the final.]]>Mon, 19 Nov 2012 04:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![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[Pride over pain for departing teams]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com gathers reaction from the teams who fell at the first hurdle at Thailand 2012, with every one seemingly ready to accentuate the positive.]]>Sat, 10 Nov 2012 19:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Trio advance, nervous wait for hosts]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back on a day that brought joy for Japan, Paraguay and Portugal, and which left Thailand facing an anxious wait before learning if they have qualified for the last 16.  ]]>Wed, 07 Nov 2012 14:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Narrow win puts Japan through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 07 Nov 2012 11:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[D-day for hosts and other hopefuls]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 06 Nov 2012 02:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Brazilian magic on day of comebacks]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews day four.]]>Sun, 04 Nov 2012 16:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Brazil thrash Libya to advance ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 04 Nov 2012 15:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Last 16 in sight for group leaders ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 03 Nov 2012 02:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Goals and fans abound on opening day]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com summarises the exciting and goal-filled matches in Nahkon Ratchasima and Bangkok that kicked-off the seventh edition of the FIFA Futsal World Cup .]]>Thu, 01 Nov 2012 16:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Five-star Portugal begin brightly ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 01 Nov 2012 13:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Hey: Libyan football is changing]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=1816652/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 01 Nov 2012 09:25:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Libya duo draw on experience]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about their role in providing leadership and reassurance to the younger players in the Libya squad.]]>Wed, 31 Oct 2012 04:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Holders, hosts get the party started ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 30 Oct 2012 12:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Who will claim the futsal crown?]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Oct 2012 04:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Thailand ready for flair, flicks and tricks]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2012, where 24 countries will fight for the title between 1 and 18 November, including the respective world and European champions: Brazil and Spain.]]>Sun, 28 Oct 2012 03:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Squads announced for futsal showpiece ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 25 Oct 2012 11:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![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[Mr Hat-Trick savouring life in Iran]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com chats with Eamon Zayed about his transfer to Persepolis, his ambitions to represent Libya, the differences between Asian and European football, and his new nickname.]]>Tue, 02 Oct 2012 15:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![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