<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 16 Oct 2014 08:02:00 GMTThu, 16 Oct 2014 09:22:15 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Keshi departs Nigeria, Amodu in charge]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nigeria have sacked Stephen Keshi as national team coach, despite his side's home win against Sudan that kept them in the running to defend their African title, and have brought in former coach Shuaibu Amodu temporarily.

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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 08:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Cape Verde, Algeria clinch AFCON spot, Côte d'Ivoire stunned]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Cape Verde Islands and Algeria became the first two countries to qualify for the 2015 CAF Africa Cup of Nations after defeating Mozambique and Malawi, respectively, on Wednesday, while Congo DR stunned Côte d'Ivoire 4-3 and Nigeria fought back to beat Sudan 3-1.

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our weekly feature, we preview the upcoming footballing birthdays, with a Greek grafter, an evergreen Italian, a Nigerian winger and Algeria's former manager celebrating this week.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:40:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Sudan shock champions Nigeria, Elephants win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sudan stunned CAF Africa Cup of Nations title-holders Nigeria 1-0 in a 2015 qualifier while Algeria, Côte d'Ivoire and South Africa achieved impressive away victories.

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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 19:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015
<![CDATA[African women set to battle for World Cup place]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 10 Oct 2014 04:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Egypt, Nigeria target qualifying revivals]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/245/484/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 09 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015<![CDATA[Nigeria recall Enyeama, Moses for Sudan double-header]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Lille goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama and England-based forward Victor Moses have been recalled by Nigeria for next month's 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double-header against Sudan.

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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015
<![CDATA[Cameroon rout Ivorians, Ghana edge Togo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A new look Cameroon team continued a great start to 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying by thrashing star-stacked Côte d'Ivoire, while Nigeria forced a goalless draw in Cape Town against South Africa. 

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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015
<![CDATA[Shocks, strikers and crammed stands]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:22:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA welcomes positive steps taken by Nigeria Football Federation]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/administration/news/newsid=2437633/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:30:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News<![CDATA[What is your favourite surprise international result?]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After African champions Nigeria lost their first competitive home match in 33 years and Portugal suffered a defeat in their opening UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier against Albania, we want to know what is your favourite surprise international result?

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Tue, 09 Sep 2014 08:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say
<![CDATA[Heavyweight contests dominate key matchday]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/243/756/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 09 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 07 Sep 2014 09:17:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Congo stun Nigeria in Calabar]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Congo beat reigning CAF Africa Cup of Nations champions Nigeria 3-2 in Calabar on Saturday, making it only the second time Congo have beaten the Super Eagles.

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Sat, 06 Sep 2014 18:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015
<![CDATA[Odemwingie facing long injury lay-off]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Stoke City's Nigerian international forward Peter Odemwingie faces a lengthy spell out of action after sustaining a knee injury, his club manager Mark Hughes has revealed.

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Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Hilton-Smith: Africa's potential is amazing ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2436079/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about what is needed to realise Africa's potential in the women's game.]]>Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:36:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Africa qualifiers set to gather momentum]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/243/598/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 04 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015<![CDATA[FIFA Emergency Committee sets 8 September deadline for NFF]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=2435742/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 03 Sep 2014 18:12:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Martins: I've had so many sweet moments]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com talks to Obafemi Martins about his globe-trotting career and a recent move to Major League Soccer, as well as his hopes for his native Nigeria and the origins of his famous somersault celebrations.]]>Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=Interview<![CDATA[U-20 women cap Germany's golden summer]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=u-20-women-cap-germany-s-golden-summer-2427200.htmlFIFA.com reflects on a FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup that brought more silverware for Germany, showcased some outstanding youngsters and whetted appetites for next year's senior finals.]]>Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[A brother takes pride]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=a-brother-takes-pride-2426951.htmlFIFA.com about how he advises his sister Courtney and her performances for Nigeria at Canada 2014.]]>Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Germany crowned, France end on a high]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=germany-crowned-france-end-on-a-high-2426672.htmlMon, 25 Aug 2014 05:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Germany edge Nigeria to take the trophy ]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=268008/match=300251253/match-report.htmlMon, 25 Aug 2014 02:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Four coaches, four opinions ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=four-coaches-four-opinions-2426144.htmlSun, 24 Aug 2014 07:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.]]>Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:39:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Meinert: Germany must stay true to our style]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=meinert-germany-must-stay-true-to-our-style-2425809.htmlGermany coach Maren Meinert speaks to FIFA.com about her team's return to the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup final, what she expects from the reunion with Nigeria and the prospects for her players' progression.]]>Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Uchechi gunning for revenge]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=uchechi-gunning-for-revenge-2425693.htmlFIFA.com this time it is going to be different.]]>Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Superzee, in the words of her team-mates]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=superzee-in-the-words-of-her-team-mates-2424491.htmlFIFA.com heard salutes from six of her team-mates.]]>Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Oshoala excels as Nigeria, Germany reach final ]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=oshoala-excels-as-nigeria-germany-reach-final-2424170.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the action from a dramatic and goal-laden day of semi-final action at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, one which culminated in joy for Germany and Nigeria.]]>Thu, 21 Aug 2014 04:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Falconets down Korea DPR, soar into final]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=268004/match=300251268/match-report.htmlWed, 20 Aug 2014 23:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Nigeria name squad for Cup of Nations qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=2013 CAF Africa Cup of Nations champions Nigeria have named a 23-man squad for their upcoming qualifiers for the 2015 edition, with Brazil 2014 stars Vincent Enyeama and Emmanuel Emenike among those named to the Super Eagles' side.

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Oshoala: #HappyGirlAlways]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=oshoala-happygirlalways-2423552.htmlFIFA.com found out the versatile goal-scorer seems to permanently wearing her trademark smile.]]>Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Nigeria's super Sunday]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=nigeria-s-super-sunday-2423035.htmlFIFA.com spoke to Uchechi Sunday about her achievement.]]>Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Nigeria ease through, France progress on pens]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=nigeria-ease-through-france-progress-on-pens-2423024.html

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014
<![CDATA[Oshoala, Sunday send Nigeria into semis]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=268002/match=300251250/match-report.htmlSun, 17 Aug 2014 23:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[France reign supreme, Korea Republic progress]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=france-reign-supreme-korea-republic-progress-2421161.htmlIn the final round of group matches at Canada 2014, France won 3-0 against Paraguay to top Group D, while New Zealand, Nigeria and Korea Republic joined them in the knockout stages.

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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014
<![CDATA[England anguish as Nigeria comeback seals passage]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=267990/match=300251249/match-report.htmlThu, 14 Aug 2014 03:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Ameobi joins Gaziantep]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Record-breaking goal delights Dike]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=record-breaking-goal-delights-dike-2419143.htmlFIFA.com, looking ahead to their meeting with England and discussing her footballing genes.]]>Sun, 10 Aug 2014 10:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[France hit four, Falconets' early flourish]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=france-hit-four-falconets-early-flourish-2419133.html

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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 03:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014
<![CDATA[Nigeria hold off Korea Republic to go top]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=267990/match=300251251/match-report.htmlNigeria went top of Group C at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014 after edging out Korea Republic 2-1 in Moncton. 

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Sat, 09 Aug 2014 23:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014
<![CDATA[Santiago, Mexico’s teenage veteran]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=santiago-mexico-s-teenage-veteran-2418132.htmlFri, 08 Aug 2014 17:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Super Eagles ride the high currents]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2417265/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 07 Aug 2014 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[France hit five, England still waiting]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=france-hit-five-england-still-waiting-2417677.htmlThu, 07 Aug 2014 03:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Opening stalemate for Nigeria, Mexico]]>/u20womensworldcup/matches/round=267990/match=300251264/match-report.htmlThu, 07 Aug 2014 02:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Falconets skipper talks songs and success]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=falconets-skipper-talks-songs-and-success-2416606.htmlTue, 05 Aug 2014 15:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Ideye completes Baggies signing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Glory and 2015 in young guns' sights]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=glory-and-2015-in-young-guns-sights-2415873.htmlSun, 03 Aug 2014 16:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Squads announced as kick-off draws nearer]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=squads-announced-as-kick-off-draws-nearer-2408049.htmlThe squads for the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup were announced today, with all 16 teams naming their 21 players.

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014
<![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