<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 27 Jun 2015 18:01:00 GMTSat, 27 Jun 2015 19:37:12 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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<![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=Friendlies
<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2014/m=11/news=the-week-in-quotes-2480467.htmlSat, 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=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015<![CDATA[Last throw of the dice for African aspirants]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/africancup/news/newsid/247/602/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:30:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 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=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015