<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 27 Jul 2015 15:40:00 GMTMon, 27 Jul 2015 19:01:34 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Everton star Pienaar to miss start of season]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Everton midfielder Steven Pienaar will miss the start of the new English Premier League season after the South African suffered a hamstring injury.

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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016
<![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw results in full]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-preliminary-draw-results-in-full-2667929.html

FIFA.com rounds up the results from the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which took place at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg on Saturday 25 July.]]>
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Africa's giants ready to plot their course]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=africa-s-giants-ready-to-plot-their-course-2667899.htmlFIFA.com looks closer at the African Zone qualifiers following the Russia 2018 Preliminary Draw, with several of the continent's big guns facing potential banana skins.]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Africa Zone<![CDATA[Nigeria take slim lead, Zimbabwe hold South Africa]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=7/news=nigeria-take-slim-lead-zimbabwe-hold-south-africa-2666410.htmlMon, 20 Jul 2015 10:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men<![CDATA[Remembering South Africa's great all-rounder]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/history/news/newsid=2661592/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com remembers the amazing life of South African Darius Dhlomo, who was a professional footballer in Europe as well as an activist, a singer and a championship boxer.]]>Tue, 07 Jul 2015 11:58:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Guinea ensure unhappy homecoming for Liberia]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/266/153/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 06 Jul 2015 10:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Tovey named Bafana technical director]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=CAF Africa Cup of Nations-winning captain Neil Tovey has been appointed South Africa technical director, the national football association announced Saturday.

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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 18:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Nigeria triumph, South Africa, Zambia held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nigeria made a winning start, Zimbabwe created an upset, and South Africa and Zambia were held at home as the first matchday of CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying continued Saturday.

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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 21:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CAN 2017 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[African giants look to make winning starts]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Plenty of goals but few upsets are likely outcomes when the six-matchday 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying competition kicks off Friday.

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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 06:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CAN 2017 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Baxter quits Kaizer Chiefs]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 02 Jun 2015 10:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=ABSA Premiership 2014/2015<![CDATA[Hurry Hurry]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/history/news/newsid=2609814/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com recalls the tale of Albert Johanneson, the first black player to compete in an FA Cup final whose life took a tragic turn.]]>Fri, 29 May 2015 12:13:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Spot-kicks, a centurion and an ever-present]]>/news/y=2015/m=5/news=spot-kicks-a-centurion-and-an-ever-present-2608999.htmlFIFA.com's latest stats review, along with club legends hitting landmarks in England, Germany and the USA.]]>Wed, 27 May 2015 09:54:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Ahly head star-stacked cast]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 May 2015 06:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Titles, rivals and midfield maestros]]>/news/y=2015/m=4/news=titles-rivals-and-midfield-maestros-2594952.htmlWed, 29 Apr 2015 07:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[The Anfield Rap]]>/news/y=2015/m=4/news=the-anfield-rap-2594728.htmlFIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's shows a legendary Liverpool side performing an unforgettable song.]]>Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:12:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Africa's Rio contenders on their marks]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=4/news=africa-s-rio-contenders-on-their-marks-2593866.htmlFri, 24 Apr 2015 06:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men<![CDATA[Tshabalala stars as Kaizer Chiefs seal title]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA World Cup star Siphiwe Tshabalala created three goals as Kaizer Chiefs trounced Polokwane City 4-1 to clinch the 2015 South African Premiership title.

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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 20:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=ABSA Premiership 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Blatter expresses 'deepest sympathies' at Moshoeu loss]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA President has sent his condolences to the South African Football Association on hearing the tragic passing of former Bafana Bafana footballer John "Shoes" Moshoeu.  

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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:30:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News
<![CDATA[Champion Moshoeu a South African colossus]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tributes poured in for South Africa legend John 'Shoes' Moshoeu, who died Tuesday in Johannesburg from stomach cancer aged 49.

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 18:42:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News
<![CDATA[Africa Cup of Nations history maker Moshoeu dies]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=South African football legend John "Shoes" Moshoeu passed away aged just 49 from cancer, his agent announced.

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=4/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2590021.htmlThis week we feature in our regular birthday round-up an African legend, a Brazil 2014 winner and an Italian who twice made it to the final weekend of the FIFA World Cup.

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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 08:46:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Blatter expresses 'profound sadness' at Henyekane loss]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 08 Apr 2015 18:12:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News<![CDATA[Surprises set up last 16 in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Egypt's Smouha and Algeria's MC El Eulma knocked out former champions in Africa's biggest club competition as North Africa kept up it's long-term domination of the event.

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Mon, 06 Apr 2015 05:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015
<![CDATA[Tradition no guarantee for African giants]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 03 Apr 2015 08:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Brazil beat Chile, South Africa snatch late draw]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Uganda spoil Enyeama party, Bafana win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nigeria goalkeeper and captain Vincent Enyeama had his 100-cap celebrations spoilt by Uganda, while South Africa defeated neighbours Swaziland 3-1 in their international friendlies.

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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendlies
<![CDATA[Historic hosts crash party in Africa]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=historic-hosts-crash-return-party-in-africa-2569547.htmlMon, 23 Mar 2015 05:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Ideye recalled for Nigeria friendlies]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nigeria caretaker coach Daniel Amokachi recalled in-form West Bromwich Albion striker Brown Ideye for friendlies against Bolivia and South Africa.

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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendlies
<![CDATA[Mixed time for South African clubs]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/256/556/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 16 Mar 2015 00:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=3/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2565170.htmlSun, 15 Mar 2015 06:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Jordan: My father is my inspiration]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=jordan-my-father-is-my-inspiration-2558015.htmlFri, 13 Mar 2015 11:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[England emerge victorious in Cyprus]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=england-emerge-victorious-in-cyprus-2558310.htmlFIFA.com brings you a round-up of events from the Mediterranean, as England celebrated victory in the Cyprus Women’s Cup after defeating Women's World Cup hosts Canada in the final.]]>Fri, 13 Mar 2015 09:25:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Southern sides size up North African favourites]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/255/780/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at their chances.]]>Thu, 12 Mar 2015 03:21:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[African hopefuls out to claim final U-20 places]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=african-hopefuls-out-to-claim-final-u-20-places-2555712.htmlSat, 07 Mar 2015 07:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[The Rainbow Nation’s most colourful contest]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at the fascinating origins and subsequent rise of the rivalry between Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs.]]>Fri, 06 Mar 2015 10:14:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=RivalriesKind=News<![CDATA[A new African champion leads the way to Chile]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=a-new-african-champion-leads-the-way-to-chile-2535369.htmlMon, 02 Mar 2015 03:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[North Africa impress early]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 02 Mar 2015 03:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[African teens chase ticket to Chile]]>/u17worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=african-teens-chase-ticket-to-chile-2523948.htmlFri, 13 Feb 2015 20:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015<![CDATA[Brave Elephants fulfil their promise]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at a dramatic and finely balanced CAF Africa Cup of Nations which saw Côte d’Ivoire finally win a second continental title in emotional fashion, topping Ghana at the end of an impressive run of form.]]>Mon, 09 Feb 2015 05:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Grant: Ghana worthy winners]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015<![CDATA[Ayew fires Ghana into last eight]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ghana finished as CAF Africa Cup of Nations Group C winners after defeating South Africa 2-1, while Algeria also advanced to the quarter-finals after beating Senegal 2-0 in Malabo. 

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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[South Africa denied by Senegal]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=South Africa once again failed to hold onto a lead at the CAF Africa Cup of Nations as they were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw with Senegal in Mongomo.

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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Gourcuff: Penalty miss was turning point]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Algeria coach Christian Gourcuff accepted a missed penalty by Tokelo Rantie proved crucial as his side stormed back to beat South Africa 3-1 in their CAF Africa Cup of Nations opener.

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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 22:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Algeria storm back for decisive win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Algeria got off to a winning start in CAF Africa Cup of Nations Group C with a come-from-behind 3-1 triumph over South Africa in Mongomo.

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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 21:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Hannover win special new fans in Africa]]>/sustainability/news/y=2015/m=1/news=hanover-wins-special-new-fans-in-africa-2506895.htmlVutha Mahlangu, a brave 17-year-old from South Africa born with a serious disability, started and coaches a local youth team, and the Vutha All Stars were recently gifted new kits by Bundesliga club Hannover.

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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 13:26:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[Furman back home to lead Bafana]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 15 Jan 2015 06:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015<![CDATA[Three students from Universidad Metropolitana win 2015 FIFA/CIES Network Prize]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=1/news=three-students-from-universidad-metropolitana-win-2015-fifa-cies-netwo-2506297.htmlAn international jury consisting of representatives from FIFA, CIES and academia awarded the 2015 FIFA/CIES International University Network Prize to three students from the Universidad Metropolitana (UNIMET) in Caracas (Venezuela).

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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 15:18:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News
<![CDATA[Football's Christmas presents]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at the special footballing 'gifts' which were delivered on 25 December, Christmas Day.]]>Thu, 25 Dec 2014 12:24:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![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=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 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