<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 01 Jun 2014 10:53:00 GMTSun, 01 Jun 2014 13:07:34 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Rwanda stun Libya, Uganda win]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/235/212/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 01 Jun 2014 10:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Surprises among tight CAN qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Madagascar and Mozambique were among the key winners during a hard-fought day of action in the 2015 CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying first round on Sunday.

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Mon, 19 May 2014 09:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015
<![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[Live Your Goals busy across the globe]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2215045/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back on the initiative’s latest developments in September and October.]]>Fri, 01 Nov 2013 12:57:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![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[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[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[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[Hosts slam doors in AFCON preliminaries]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Jun 2012 00:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Cameroon, Uganda among qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 16 Jun 2012 21:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Surprises continue in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 01 Mar 2012 01:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[A star returns to school, Russia win again]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/technicalsupport/beachsoccer/news/newsid=1553483/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=After the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2011, the development of the game has moved at incredible pace and over the last two months Russia claimed yet another crown, while an El Salvador star has hit the books.

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Wed, 07 Dec 2011 07:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=News
<![CDATA[Adebayor leads Togo as minnows fall]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=adebayor-leads-togo-minnows-fall-1543238.htmlTue, 15 Nov 2011 20:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Arsene: Madagascar can turn it around]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=arsene-madagascar-can-turn-around-1542263.htmlFIFA.com that Madagascar can ill afford an early exit on the road to Brazil 2014 as they aim to overturn Friday's 2-0 loss to Equatorial Guinea.]]>Sat, 12 Nov 2011 22:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Africa's away teams find joy]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=africa-away-teams-find-joy-1541286.htmlFri, 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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=first-roll-the-dice-for-african-hopefuls-1540248.htmlThu, 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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=africa-sets-off-road-brazil-1539913.htmlWed, 09 Nov 2011 07:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Expectations thrown in African whirlwind]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 10 Oct 2011 01:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Eight qualify but big boys are denied]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 08 Oct 2011 19:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=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[Tunisia eye return to glory days]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=8/news=tunisia-eye-return-glory-days-1484246.htmlWed, 03 Aug 2011 10:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Draw throws up daunting group]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/147/389/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Four teams were left cursing their luck after today's draw for September's All-Africa Games in Mozambique, with four of the tournament's favourites grouped together in the eight-team tournament.

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Tue, 12 Jul 2011 15:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Senegal end exciting week with trophy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 19 Jun 2011 20:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Ravenna/Italy 2011<![CDATA[Nigeria, Senegal secure final spots]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 19 Jun 2011 01:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Ravenna/Italy 2011<![CDATA[Ravenna prize awaits finalists]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The African qualifying tournament for Ravenna/Italy 2011 has reached the semi-final stage, with beach soccer debutants Madagascar set to face Nigeria, and Senegal taking on Egypt.

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Fri, 17 Jun 2011 23:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Ravenna/Italy 2011
<![CDATA[Day of surprises in African qualifying]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/beachsoccerworldcup/italy2011/news/newsid=1453949/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Jun 2011 04:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Ravenna/Italy 2011<![CDATA[African trio make experience count]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Though made to sweat on the opening day of African qualifying for Ravenna/Italy 2011, Senegal, Nigeria and Morocco all kicked off their campaigns with victories.]]>Thu, 16 Jun 2011 10:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Ravenna/Italy 2011<![CDATA[Ghana spirits rise, Nigeria rout Ethiopia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 27 Mar 2011 20:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Moroccan clubs maintain charge]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/138/271/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Morocco's three-club presence at the CAF Confederation Cup remained intact after the both their sides competing in the first round qualified, but Difaa al-Jadida cut it finer than Moghreb Fes, relying on a last-minute goal.

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Mon, 14 Feb 2011 14:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Rabier departs, Mosa arrives in Madagascar ]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/137/874/6/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Madagascar native Mosa has replaced Frenchman Jean-Paul Rabier at the head of the country's national team as he bids to take them to the CAF Africa Cup of Nations.

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Mon, 07 Feb 2011 15:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Favourites rack up goals in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 31 Jan 2011 13:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![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[Egypt stunned in Niger amid upsets]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Defeat for champions Egypt against Niger and surprise losses for both Algeria and Nigeria capped a poor round for the favourites in CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying.

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Sun, 10 Oct 2010 23:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=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[Rabier named new coach]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/119/704/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Frenchman Jean-Paul Rabier has been named as new coach of Madagascar, official sources said on Wednesday, charged with qualifying the island's national side for major football finals.

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Wed, 21 Apr 2010 11:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=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
<![CDATA[Crowds and carnivals in Mahajanga]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/projects/goalprogramme/news/newsid=1177174/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The second stage of the FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter’s visit to Madagascar took place in Mahajanga, in the north-east of the island.

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Wed, 03 Mar 2010 20:17:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=News
<![CDATA[Madagascan football on the agenda]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/homefifa/news/newsid=943903/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= Mr Ahmad, the president of the Madagascan FA, visited FIFA headquarters on Monday and shared his thoughts with FIFA.com.

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Mon, 10 Nov 2008 17:55:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Home of FifaKind=News
<![CDATA[Culture Foot Solidaire protecting youth]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/socialresponsibility/news/newsid=920094/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 21 Oct 2008 15:13:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Football for HopeKind=News<![CDATA[Joy and pain in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 Oct 2008 18:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Big names make no mistake]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Senegal were the only major side to fall as Round Three of the African qualifiers for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa entered the final straight.

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Sat, 11 Oct 2008 22:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Users flock to Argentina-Uruguay]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Argentina-Uruguay is the most enticing clash of this weekend's qualifiers, according to you, the FIFA.com users, in our most recent online poll.

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Fri, 10 Oct 2008 11:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[All to play for in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 09 Oct 2008 09:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Razafindrakoto returns for Madagascar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 07 Oct 2008 15:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Drogba absent from Ivorian squad]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 07 Oct 2008 12:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™