<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 22 Aug 2014 12:21:00 GMTFri, 22 Aug 2014 13:36:30 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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]]>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<![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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 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 ™<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com ​takes a look ahead to the week's footballing birthdays, with a FIFA World Cup-winning goalkeeper, a combative French midfielder and a Swiss schemer all celebrating this week.

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Sun, 06 Apr 2014 11:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Valcke: We will help Africa improve]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/news/newsid=2313785/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:58:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Holders Ahly stunned as north Africa shines]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Five teams from the Mediterranean region advanced to the eight-team group stage in the CAF Champions League, but two-time defending champions Al Ahly were unable to get past their Libyan namesakes.

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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 23:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Powerful trio eye comebacks in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 28 Mar 2014 03:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Big boys struggle on the road]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Mar 2014 08:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Tough trips ahead for African favourites]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/230/070/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Mar 2014 08:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Egyptian giants scrape through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Although Al Ahly and Zamalek advanced to the next round of Africa's biggest club competition by the slimmest of margins, Nigerian and Ghanaian clubs were among the round's losers.

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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 06:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Raja, Enyimba crash out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 09 Mar 2014 12:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Neymar stars in Brazil win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Neymar scored a hat-trick as Brazil ended a run of narrow victories over South Africa by cruising to a 5-0 triumph at Soccer City stadium in Soweto. 

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Wed, 05 Mar 2014 19:02:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![CDATA[Favourites stumble out of the gate]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Australia to face South Africa in Brazil send-off]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=australia-face-south-africa-brazil-send-off-2291728.htmlMon, 03 Mar 2014 00:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Young Africans upset Ahly, Esperance win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 02 Mar 2014 11:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[African giants enter the fray]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the action.]]>Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[SuperSport sign star Zimbabwe goalkeeper Chigova ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=ABSA Premiership 2013/2014<![CDATA[Pillars toppled, Chiefs, Raja coast]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 16 Feb 2014 10:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Vermezovic to coach Orlando Pirates]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/nationalleagues/nationalleague=south-africa-premiership-2000000053/news/newsid/227/872/6/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Feb 2014 12:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=ABSA Premiership 2013/2014<![CDATA[Blatter honours 'greatest humanitarian' Madiba]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2267829/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 31 Jan 2014 13:34:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[Nigeria, Ghana make it three on the trot]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=nigeria-ghana-make-three-the-trot-2265751.htmlMon, 27 Jan 2014 00:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Top 25 unchanged, Egypt climb]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2261545/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 16 Jan 2014 09:06:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Finishing line nears for Canada 2014 hopefuls]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=finishing-line-nears-for-canada-2014-hopefuls-2257762.htmlTue, 07 Jan 2014 08:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Kaizer Chiefs edge blunt Arrows to top table]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 19 Dec 2013 22:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![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[ Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 15 Dec 2013 10:48:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Polokwane City sub makes instant impact]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/224/155/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 08 Dec 2013 22:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[In quotes: Mandela and football]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/news/newsid=2239872/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at what one of the world's great leaders said about football, and what those involved in the world's game thought of Madiba.]]>Fri, 06 Dec 2013 20:28:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News<![CDATA[Madiba and football: A mutual love affair]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2239884/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Madiba's colossal contribution, more keenly felt than within the global football family.]]>Fri, 06 Dec 2013 10:58:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President Blatter hails 'extraordinary' Mandela]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2239874/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 05 Dec 2013 22:36:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA launches 2014 FIFA World Cup Legacy Trust]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=fifa-launches-2014-fifa-world-cup-legacy-trust-2239771.htmlThe FIFA Executive Committee held its final meeting of the year in Costa do Sauipe, Bahia (Brazil). They announced the 2014 FIFA World Cup Legacy Trust and hosts for a number of future FIFA tournaments.

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Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Final Draws in photos]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/news/newsid=2238273/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 03 Dec 2013 13:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=News<![CDATA[South Africa welcomes back the Trophy]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=south-africa-welcomes-back-the-trophy-2231388.htmlThe FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour today touches down in South Africa, host of the 2010 tournament, on the final leg of the Trophy's journey around Africa.

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Sun, 01 Dec 2013 14:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Trophy Tour Kind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday featurewe look ahead to a week in football birthdays, including four 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa stars in Aaron Mokoena, Bruno Alves, Alvaro Pereira and Nigel de Jong.

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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 10:42:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Déjà vu amid African drama]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=deja-amid-african-drama-2227104.htmlThu, 21 Nov 2013 11:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Del Bosque rues loss, Zuma hails Bafana]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=del-bosque-rues-defeat-zuma-hails-bafana-2226948.htmlWed, 20 Nov 2013 10:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™