<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 04 Dec 2014 13:25:00 GMTSat, 06 Dec 2014 08:02:41 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Grant: Ghana door open for everyone]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ghana's new coach Avram Grant on Thursday warned fans of the burden of expectation after his side was given a tough draw in next year's CAF Africa Cup of Nations, alongside Senegal, South Africa and Algeria in Group C.

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Thu, 04 Dec 2014 13:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015
<![CDATA[Phoenix striker Brockie in SuperSport move]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 04 Dec 2014 05:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[South Africa outrun Ivorians in Mandela game]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=South Africa sped to a 2-0 victory over Côte d'Ivoire in the Nelson Mandela Challenge international friendly match at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit. 

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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 21:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2480467/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 29 Nov 2014 12:40:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Quintet of stars light up Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Nov 2014 06:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015<![CDATA[Last throw of the dice for African aspirants]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/247/602/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015<![CDATA[Keet: I wish Meyiwa was with us]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 15 Nov 2014 18:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CAN 2015 Prel. Comp.<![CDATA[South Africa, Cameroon, Senegal into finals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=South Africa became the fourth country to qualify for the 2015 CAF Africa Cup of Nations with an emotionally charged 2-1 win over Sudan in Durban, while Nigeria revived their bid to qualify with a 2-0 win over Congo. 

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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 15:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015
<![CDATA[South Africa’s World Cup legacy lives on ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2474284/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Nov 2014 12:02:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[African trio seek to book ticket]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Nov 2014 06:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015<![CDATA[Meyiwa nominated for African award]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Nov 2014 13:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[NMMU welcomes a South African football legend]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Nov 2014 11:07:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: October 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the action in the world of women's football, with several sides booking their tickets to the FIFA Women's World Cup, Liverpool holding onto their FA Women's Super League title and the FIFA Ballon d'Or shorlists being announced.]]>Sat, 01 Nov 2014 12:17:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Soweto derby postponed over Meyiwa death]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=ABSA Premiership 2014/2015<![CDATA[Blatter's sorrow at Meyiwa's death]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:08:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[South Africa goalkeeper Meyiwa dies]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=South Africa goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa has died, his club Orlando Pirates have announced, and South African Police Service have said he had been shot in Vosloorus, a town 20 miles south of Johannesburg on Sunday.

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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 22:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[Impressive Falcons lead charge to Canada]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=impressive-falcons-lead-charge-to-canada-2461922.htmlSun, 26 Oct 2014 09:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[History for Cameroon, Nigeria maintain record]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=history-for-cameroon-nigeria-maintain-record-2460871.htmlWed, 22 Oct 2014 23:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Portia Modise: South Africa's centurion in numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about her stellar career and the ongoing CAF Africa Women's Championship.]]>Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:26:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Sexwale: Racism is like a monster]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/socialresponsibility/news/newsid=2456567/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA Weekly with South African anti-discrimination campaigner Tokyo Sexwale, who discusses his new initiative to coordinate the globe in stamping out racism.]]>Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:33:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Anti-RacismKind=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[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]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=african-women-set-to-battle-for-world-cup-place-2455068.htmlFri, 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[Polished diamond leads Banyana Banyana charge]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=polished-diamond-leads-banyana-banyana-charge-2452713.htmlFri, 03 Oct 2014 11:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[NMMU celebrates its graduates… and its new students!]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/education/news/newsid=2442734/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:13:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News<![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[Mashaba: Bafana have unfinished business]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/243/736/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Bafana Bafana than ever before.]]>Tue, 09 Sep 2014 06:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![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[Vilakazi goals help South Africa sink Sudan]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=South Africa, led by substitute Sibusiso Vilakazi's brace, beat hosts Sudan 3-0 in their opening match of the 2015 CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying competition group stage.

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Fri, 05 Sep 2014 19:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 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[Kaizer Chiefs add to SuperSport gloom]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Kaizer Chiefs made it five wins out of five at the start of the South African Premiership season by defeating coachless SuperSport United 2-0.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 18:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=ABSA Premiership 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Mashaba shakes up South Africa squad]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/242/546/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Mashaba named South Africa coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ephraim 'Shakes' Mashaba has been named coach of South Africa in succession to sacked Gordon Igesund, with Mashaba currently on duty with the nation's U-20 squad.

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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 12:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[African draw reveals final pathway]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=african-draw-reveals-final-pathway-2406894.htmlMon, 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[Jordaan: South Africa’s legacy lives on]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=jordaan-south-africa-s-legacy-lives-on-2362841.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Danny Jordaan, who helped explain the lasting legacy and benefits of hosting a World Cup, what impact Brazil can expect in the coming years after hosting the World Cup and more.]]>Mon, 09 Jun 2014 16:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Equatorial Guinea outed as African line-up completed]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=equatorial-guinea-outed-as-african-line-up-completed-2360045.htmlMon, 09 Jun 2014 06:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[The top 10 from 2010]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=the-top-10-from-2010-2354301.htmlThu, 05 Jun 2014 06:49:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[South Africa fire coach Igesund]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/235/333/6/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 02 Jun 2014 16:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Stalemate for New Zealand, South Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/234/638/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Bafana Bafana.]]>Fri, 30 May 2014 10:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Cahill grabs Socceroos draw with South Africa]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=cahill-grabs-socceroos-draw-with-south-africa-2344341.htmlMon, 26 May 2014 13:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Vote for your Siyakhona photo winner]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=vote-for-your-siyakhona-photo-winner-2341646.htmlThu, 22 May 2014 13:22:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Football for HopeKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Pirates lift Cup to bury finals bogey]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Orlando Pirates beat Wits University 3-1 on Saturday to lift the South African FA Cup in front of a capacity crowd as Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban to end their run of three final defeats this season.

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Sat, 17 May 2014 14:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[High interest in hosting FIFA competitions]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2336227/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 09 May 2014 14:57:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[Magical Modise goal takes Sundowns to title]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mamelodi Sundowns defeated SuperSport United 3-0 to clinch their record-extending sixth South African Premiership title.

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Tue, 06 May 2014 21:31:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=ABSA Premiership 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Top Kiwis to miss Bafana test]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 01 May 2014 02:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Scholes to assist Giggs, Fortune upbeat]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2013/2014<![CDATA[54 days to go]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=54-days-to-go-2320403.htmlFIFA.com is counting down to the FIFA World Cup with a corresponding trivia fact on every one of the final 100 days. This one profiles it becoming a televised event in 1954.]]>Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™