<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 03 Apr 2014 12:58:00 GMTTue, 08 Apr 2014 02:32:11 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[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[Farina inspires youth in Lesotho ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/socialresponsibility/news/newsid=2241643/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 09 Dec 2013 09:46:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Fair PlayKind=News<![CDATA[20 Centres: A real success story]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/socialresponsibility/news/newsid=2218395/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 06 Nov 2013 14:02:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=FFH - CentersKind=News<![CDATA[Focus on youth pays off for Crocodiles]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2180368/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=After putting significant emphasis on their youth national teams, Lesotho and coach Leslie Notsi are reaping the rewards at senior level as shown in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking.

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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 07:33:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=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[Zambian set-piece magic wins Cosafa Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/213/842/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Two goals direct from free-kicks gave Zambia the 2013 Cosafa Cup title over holders Zimbabwe, while South Africa beat the surprise team of the tournament Lesotho to claim third.

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Sat, 20 Jul 2013 16:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![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[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[South Africa, Ethiopia race hots up]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Victory 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]]>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[Chamanga: Brazil our next target]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After winning the 2012 CAF Cup of Nations in Gabon, the scene of Zambia's nadir 20 years ago, their forward James Chamanga tells FIFA.com that their next target is to reach their maiden FIFA World Cup finals.

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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 09:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![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[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[Ethiopia hosts Centre workshop ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/socialresponsibility/news/newsid=1943826/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 23 Nov 2012 11:11:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=FFH - CentersKind=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[Integrity workshop well received in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=1687720/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=]]>Sun, 26 Aug 2012 19:29:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Late goals go North Africa's way]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Libya 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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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[Egypt start strong, goals galore for Ghana]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Egypt began their quest to reach the FIFA World Cup™ finals by defeating Mozambique 2-0 on Friday, while the Black Stars of Ghana slammed Lesotho 7-0.

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Fri, 01 Jun 2012 22:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Ghana stroll in Brazil 2014 opener ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ghana did not allow a floodlight failure to derail them as they opened their FIFA World Cup™ Qualifying Group D campaign with a 7-0 rout of Lesotho.

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Fri, 01 Jun 2012 22:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[African favourites seek home comfort]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 31 May 2012 02:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Senegalese, South African champs fall]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 05 Mar 2012 05:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Looking good for little Lesotho]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 14 Dec 2011 04:09:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[AIDS, a concern for FIFA]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/socialresponsibility/news/newsid=1550443/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at how a number of FIFA-supported programme are helping to combat the AIDS/HIV pandemic through football.]]>Thu, 01 Dec 2011 12:01:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Football for HopeKind=News<![CDATA[Blatter sends condolences after Phumo passing]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/news/newsid=1549215/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 28 Nov 2011 16:11:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News<![CDATA[Adebayor leads Togo as minnows fall]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Nov 2011 20:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Africa's away teams find joy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Nov 2011 21:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[First roll of the dice for African hopefuls]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 Nov 2011 05:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Africa sets off on road to Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 09 Nov 2011 07:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Workshop aids Football For Hope movement]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/socialresponsibility/news/newsid=1533124/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Oct 2011 09:36:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Football for HopeKind=News<![CDATA[Young Crocodiles eye new prey]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Oct 2011 07:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Lesotho Centre opened in Maseru]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 24 Sep 2011 16:13:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Football for HopeKind=News<![CDATA[Duo qualify as final day looms]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Senegal and Burkina Faso were the big winners over the weekend as the pair booked passage to the 2012 CAF Africa Cup of Nations, but seven groups remain up for grabs with one qualifying round to go.

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Mon, 05 Sep 2011 03:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Niger edge closer, Uganda stumble]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Niger edged closer to qualifying for next year's CAF Africa Cup of Nations with a win over South Africa, while Uganda lost to Angola and Nigeria beat Madagascar.

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Sun, 04 Sep 2011 19:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Burkinabe through, Egypt crash out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Burkina Faso booked their place at the 2012 CAF Africa Cup of Nations, while defending champions Egypt crashed out to Sierra Leone.

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Sat, 03 Sep 2011 21:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Do or die weekend in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/150/259/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 01 Sep 2011 06:57:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Abdallah: We are not afraid of Ghana]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mohamed 'Mazda' Abdallah, Sudan coach.]]>Mon, 08 Aug 2011 09:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Tricky tests ahead for Ghana]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 03 Aug 2011 10:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Egypt beat hosts to join Colombia contingent]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u20worldcup/colombia2011/news/newsid=1423208/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 23 Apr 2011 13:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Colombia 2011<![CDATA[Africa aiming for Ghana's footsteps]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 15 Apr 2011 05:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Colombia 2011<![CDATA[SuperSport keep Al-Ahly dream alive]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/137/401/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The possibility of a mouthwatering CAF Champions League tie against Egyptian giants Al-Ahly is drinving on SuperSport United of South Africa and, after a 2-0 win over Matlama of Lesotho, coach Gavin Hunt is focused on it.

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Sun, 30 Jan 2011 17:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[African elite primed for long road to glory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Jan 2011 03:35:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA['20 Centres for 2010' breaks ground in Lesotho]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/socialresponsibility/news/newsid=1351538/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 15 Dec 2010 10:45:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=FFH - CentersKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA at the Clinton Global Initiative]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/socialresponsibility/news/newsid=1306614/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA has participated in the 2010 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting, which took place in New York from 21 to 23 September.

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Tue, 28 Sep 2010 07:47:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Football for HopeKind=News
<![CDATA[African journalists train for the FIFA World Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/projects/wininprojects/africa/news/newsid=1208152/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=As part of a programme run by the AFP Foundation and financed by FIFA, some 270 African sports journalists, editors and photographers attended a training programme which concluded on 5 May 2010.

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Mon, 10 May 2010 19:20:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Win in AfricaKind=News
<![CDATA[Women's round-up: April 2010]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=1201361/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest monthly review details the latest developments in FIFA Women's World Cup qualifying and the start of the second WPS season.

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Thu, 29 Apr 2010 09:05:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Drogba named Africa's best]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Côte d'Ivoire and Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has been crowned African Player of the Year for 2009 ahead of Michael Essien and Samuel Eto'o.

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Fri, 12 Mar 2010 04:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News