<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 27 Aug 2014 12:56:00 GMTFri, 26 Sep 2014 08:16:22 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[China triumph at home]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[An evening of consolations]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Matches for Fifth Place at the Boys' and Girls' Youth Olympic Football Tournament Nanjing 2014 provided historic goals for Papua New Guinea and Namibia, while Honduras were able to redeem themselves following a disappointing group stage.

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[Bach: These Games are very impressive]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), took time out from watching the fifth place play-offs at the Youth Olympic Football Tournament Nanjing 2014 for a short interview with FIFA.com.

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[Fans' favourite Castellanos harbouring high hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=One of many established stars on show at the Youth Olympics in Nanjing, Venezuela's top scorer Deyna Castellanos was under the media spotlight even before a ball was kicked. 

 

 

 

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls
<![CDATA[A question of honour]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 24 Aug 2014 08:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Brave Daviaga steals the show]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Eileen Daviaga has been nothing short of outstanding for Papua New Guinea at the Girls’ Youth Olympic Football Tournament, and the goalkeeper told FIFA.com about how she got her start as a shotstopper, playing through an injury, her senior team ambitions and much more.

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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 03:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls
<![CDATA[Jin Kun: China PR's lethal weapon]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Namibia philosophical despite tough lessons]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 21 Aug 2014 03:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Mexico aim high under legend]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 21 Aug 2014 03:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Records tumble as favourites live up to billing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Slovakia and China PR both set new records as they secured the final two places in the semi-finals of the Girls’ Youth Olympic Football Tournament in Nanjing.

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls
<![CDATA[Hosts favourites to progress, others out to make history ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Surnovska salvages Slovakian pride]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Martina Surnovska may have left the pitch in tears, but the Slovakian No6 put in a show-stopping performance against Venezuela, scoring twice and coming close to a hat-trick.

 

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls
<![CDATA[Duo book semi-final tickets]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

Venezuela and Mexico reached the semi-finals of the Girls’ Youth Olympic Football Tournament Nanjing 2014 on an evening filled with records and historic goals.

 

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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls
<![CDATA[Spectacular opening ceremony in Nanjing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

A spectacular and heart-warming opening ceremony marked the official start to the second Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

 

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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 16:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[New pretenders face baptism of fire ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 16 Aug 2014 02:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Kurakums look to future]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Old Nanjing ready for youth extravaganza]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=As the 2nd Youth Olympic Games approaches, Nanjing has thrown open its ancient gates to welcome top young athletes, officials and visitors from around the world. 

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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls
<![CDATA[Ten facts about the Youth Olympic Football Tournaments]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com whets your appetite for the Youth Olympic Football Tournament with ten facts about the upcoming event in Nanjing.]]>Wed, 13 Aug 2014 03:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Young Olympians kick off in Nanjing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Sun Wen: Learning is more important than results ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[African draw reveals final pathway]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2406894/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 21 Jul 2014 02:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![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[Equatorial Guinea outed as African line-up completed]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 09 Jun 2014 06:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Sessegnon buoys Benin, Malawi win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 18 May 2014 10:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Draw sets up enticing match-ups]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensyoutholympic/news/newsid=2338510/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 14 May 2014 06:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Two very special Namibians]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2316685/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=In the Video of the Week, we take a trip to Namibia to meet two very special people who have overcome adversity to achieve great things in the world of sport.

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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 07:23:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News
<![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[Pillars toppled, Chiefs, Raja coast]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 16 Feb 2014 10:41:00 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[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[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[Mozambique down Namibia, Botswana beaten]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/214/848/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mozambique edged Namibia 5-4 on penalties, while Zambia beat Botswana 3-1 on aggregate to advance to the final qualifying round of the 2014 CAF African Nations Championship.

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Sun, 04 Aug 2013 14:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[USA hold top spot, Germany stationary]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/women/newsid=2141911/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 02 Aug 2013 09:10:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Laying the foundations for women’s football growth]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2137838/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 18 Jul 2013 11:50:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Nigeria qualification put on hold after draw]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=nigeria-qualification-put-hold-after-draw-2107753.htmlWed, 12 Jun 2013 21:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Nigeria pull clear as Malawi held]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=nigeria-pull-clear-malawi-held-2103122.htmlA win for Nigeria over Kenya, courtesy of Ahmed Musa's solitary goal, saw the CAF Africa Cup of Nations-winners take control of Group F in FIFA World Cup™ qualifying after Malawi were held to a goalless draw by Namibia.

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Wed, 05 Jun 2013 16:42:00 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[Nigeria snatch point, Elephants cruise]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=nigeria-snatch-point-elephants-cruise-2044379.htmlNigeria waited until the last minute of stoppage time to secure a 1-1 draw with Kenya in African FIFA World Cup™ qualifying, while Côte d'Ivoire beat Gambia 3-0 and Burkina Faso won 4-0 against Niger.

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Sat, 23 Mar 2013 20:34:00 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[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[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[Next stage for '11 for Health' in Namibia]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=1912226/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 22 Nov 2012 07:53:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=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[Disability takes a back seat to ability in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/socialresponsibility/news/newsid=1783125/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Oct 2012 08:41:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Football for HopeKind=News<![CDATA[Learning by playing in Windhoek]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=1710672/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Sep 2012 07:39:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![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[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[Giants drop points on the road]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=giants-drop-points-the-road-1646558.htmlSun, 10 Jun 2012 00:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone