<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 01 Oct 2015 08:58:00 GMTThu, 01 Oct 2015 08:59:00 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Germany up to second, Spain back in top ten]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=9/news=germany-up-to-second-spain-back-in-top-ten-2702884.htmlThu, 01 Oct 2015 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![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[Returning to the refugee camp]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/264/957/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Born 19 years ago in a Kenyan refugee camp to South Sudanese parents, Australian youth international Awer Mabil is returning to the place of his birth this week to bring football material and dreams to children.

Fri, 19 Jun 2015 09:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=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.

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.

Wed, 10 Jun 2015 06:01:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CAN 2017 Prel. Comp.
<![CDATA[Surprises among tight CAN qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Madagascar and Mozambique were among the key winners during a hard-fought day of action in the 2015 CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying first round on Sunday.

Mon, 19 May 2014 09:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015
<![CDATA[Valcke: We will help Africa improve]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=4/news=valcke-will-help-africa-improve-2313785.htmlThu, 03 Apr 2014 12:58:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FootballKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA to discuss future of Africa’s football development in Marrakech]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=12/news=fifa-discuss-future-africa-football-development-marrakech-2247244.htmlThu, 19 Dec 2013 17:58:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA invests USD 200 million in football development in 2013]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=12/news=fifa-invests-usd-200-million-football-development-2013-2247063.htmlWed, 18 Dec 2013 09:59:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA completes first-ever development course in South Sudan]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=11/news=fifa-completes-first-ever-development-course-south-sudan-2220049.htmlSouth Sudan, which became FIFA's 209th member association in 2012, has benefitted from its maiden programme for referees and assistant referees.

Thu, 07 Nov 2013 13:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=RefereeingKind=News
<![CDATA[ A new team for a new nation]]>/news/y=2013/m=7/news=new-team-for-new-nation-2133450.htmlFIFA.com's Video of the Week looks back at that historic moment in the fledgling nation's history.]]>Thu, 11 Jul 2013 01:59:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News<![CDATA[New country, new football hero]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/205/932/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Apr 2013 04:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Busy year for African hopefuls]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=12/news=busy-year-for-african-hopefuls-1977150.html2012 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.

Wed, 26 Dec 2012 09:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![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[Goal Programme: USD 250 million for football development]]>/development/news/y=2012/m=9/news=goal-programme-usd-250-million-for-football-development-1709864.htmlWed, 26 Sep 2012 15:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=Release<![CDATA[Portugal climb fourth as African quartet fly]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2012/m=9/news=portugal-climb-fourth-african-quartet-fly-1695079.htmlTue, 04 Sep 2012 12:02:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[African development takes centre stage]]>/development/news/y=2012/m=8/news=african-development-takes-centre-stage-1677870.html
Thu, 09 Aug 2012 18:02:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News
<![CDATA[England hit high, South Sudan debut]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2012/m=8/news=england-hit-high-south-sudan-debut-1676839.html]]>Wed, 08 Aug 2012 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[More than a game for South Sudan]]>/development/news/y=2012/m=7/news=more-than-game-for-south-sudan-1664430.htmlTue, 17 Jul 2012 10:16:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Djordjevic named maiden South Sudan coach]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/165/718/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 28 Jun 2012 11:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Alei: South Sudan are not starting from scratch]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-tournaments/news/y=2012/m=6/news=alei-south-sudan-are-not-starting-from-scratch-1655706.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA World caught up with the country's FA President to discuss how it feels to be part of the world footballing family and the challenges they face.]]>Tue, 26 Jun 2012 09:11:00 GMTArea=Member AssociationSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Congress fully backs reform process, appoints first woman to Executive; welcomes South Sudan as 209th FIFA member ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2012/m=5/news=fifa-congress-fully-backs-reform-process-appoints-first-woman-executive--1639773.htmlThe FIFA Congress 2012 has agreed a number of reforms - following its FIFA Good Goverance road map, appoints their first woman on to the Executive Committee and welcomed South Sudan as its 209th member association.

Fri, 25 May 2012 16:59:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Congress 2012