<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 19 Dec 2013 17:58:00 GMTTue, 08 Apr 2014 02:03:07 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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]]>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[July's Live Your Goals activities]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2146277/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back on the initiative’s latest activities in July.]]>Thu, 01 Aug 2013 13:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=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[Burkina Faso, Gabon and Uganda boost hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 15 Jun 2013 19:00:00 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[Salah keeps Egypt cruising, Togo triumph]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mohamed Salah's hat-trick for Egypt in their 4-2 win in Zimbabwe has put the Pharaohs on the brink of the final round of African qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™, while Togo earned a big win over Cameroon.

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Sun, 09 Jun 2013 15:29:00 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[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[Nigeria snatch point, Elephants cruise]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nigeria 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]]>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[Super Eagles soar all the way to Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews all the action from a fascinating 23 days in South Africa.]]>Mon, 11 Feb 2013 05:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Ghana stroll to top spot and quarter-finals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ghana sealed top place in CAF Africa Cup of Nations Cup Group B and a quarter-final meeting with Cape Verde by outclassing Niger. Asamoah Gyan, Christian Atsu and John Boye grabbed the goals in a 3-0 win.

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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 19:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Maazou: We’ll give Ghana a run for their money]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mena's first-ever CAF Africa Cup of Nations point and looks ahead to Monday's showdown with the Black Stars.]]>Mon, 28 Jan 2013 09:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Badu: We respect every team but fear none]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=With two man of the match awards already in the bag at the CAF Africa Cup of Nations, Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu is hoping to keep Ghana moving towards their first continental trophy in over three decades.

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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 10:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Niger hold Congo DR for first ever point]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Niger earned their first ever point at the CAF Africa Cup of Nations after they held Congo DR to a 0-0 draw in Port Elizabeth, leaving them with an outside chance of reaching the knockout stages.

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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 20:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Keita gets Mali off the mark]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Seydou Keita's second-half strike saw Mali past a stubborn Niger side with a 1-0 win in the sides' opening CAF Africa Cup of Nations 2013 match, seeing Les Aigles move to the top of Group B.

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Sun, 20 Jan 2013 20:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Fireworks sure to light up Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 18 Jan 2013 07:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[The AFCON in numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 16 Jan 2013 17:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![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[Rohr: We have no stars, only team spirit]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com that the first match at next month's CAF Africa Cup of Nations against Mali will be vital as his unheralded team hunt success against the continent's elite, on the back of team unity and character.]]>Tue, 04 Dec 2012 00:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![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[Draw pairs Zambia, Nigeria in South Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/newsid=1796648/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Reigning CAF Africa Cup of Nations champions Zambia have been drawn alongside Nigeria for the upcoming tournament in South Africa, while runners-up Côte d'Ivoire will face north-African pair Algeria and Tunisia.

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Wed, 24 Oct 2012 22:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![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[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<![CDATA[Esperance into Champions League semis]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2012/news/newsid=1683095/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Current CAF Champions League holders Esperance made it into the semi-finals this time around after a 2-0 win over Etoile Sahel guaranteed progression from their group with two games to spare.

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Sun, 19 Aug 2012 14:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2012
<![CDATA[Giants drop points on the road]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 10 Jun 2012 00:28:00 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[Bafana falter on day of frustration]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=It was a tough day for strikers in Africa as Bafana Bafana were held at home by Ethiopia, Nigeria just earned a win and no side managed more than a single goal.

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Sun, 03 Jun 2012 21:49:00 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[Congo DR take advantage, Nigeria held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Cape Verde Islands and Congo DR secured vital away wins over Madagascar and Seychelles in CAF Africa Cup of Nations 2013 qualifying, while Nigeria and Ethiopia were held to goalless draws with Rwanda and Benin respectively.

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Wed, 29 Feb 2012 21:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Zambian joy ends emotional tournament]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 Feb 2012 04:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Gabon stay perfect, Morocco deny Niger]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 31 Jan 2012 23:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Morocco win to wrap up Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Morocco denied Niger a first ever CAF Africa Cup of Nations point with a 1-0 win in a meaningless closing Group C tie today.

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Tue, 31 Jan 2012 20:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Last-gasp Tunisia see off lively Niger]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tunisia all but sealed a place in the 2012 CAF Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals with a dramatic 2-1 win over debutants Niger today.

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Fri, 27 Jan 2012 18:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Gabon, Tunisia, put points on the board]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 23 Jan 2012 23:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Gabon coach revels in debut excitement]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Monday heralds Gabon's first game as co-host of the CAF Africa Cup of Nations, but coach Gernot Rohr is gearing up for his first ever taste of the tournament, and found it difficult to contain his excitement.

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Sat, 21 Jan 2012 19:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Who will win the Cup of Nations?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/157/152/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know which country you think will win the CAF Africa Cup of Nations 2012]]>Sat, 21 Jan 2012 03:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[A showpiece rich on talent and thrills ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 20 Jan 2012 08:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[The Cup of Nations in numbers ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 19 Jan 2012 08:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Shocks sprung in 2011]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks at the teams who have caused major surprises this past year, including American Samoa, Uruguay, the Japanese women, Al-Sadd and Basel.]]>Sat, 31 Dec 2011 04:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[The Year in Numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= FIFA.com looks back at some of the eye-catching stats behind the year's biggest events and achievements in the world of football. ]]>Wed, 28 Dec 2011 02:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Shots, sensations and smashed records ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review.]]>Wed, 12 Oct 2011 11:55:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![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