<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2011 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 21 Nov 2011 19:47:00 GMTTue, 29 Nov 2011 15:58:46 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Familiar names grab trophies]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/clubfootball/news/newsid=1545940.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 21 Nov 2011 19:47:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Maghreb pair set up African final clash]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/newsid=1527881/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Oct 2011 02:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2011<![CDATA[Esperance reach final again]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/newsid=1527450/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 15 Oct 2011 22:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2011<![CDATA[African last four on a knife-edge]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/newsid=1526796/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Oct 2011 04:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2011<![CDATA[Expectations thrown in African whirlwind]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/news/newsid=1524229.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 10 Oct 2011 01:26:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Eight qualify but big boys are denied]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/news/newsid=1524058.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 08 Oct 2011 19:59:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[All to play for on Africa’s final weekend]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/news/newsid=1522758.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Oct 2011 08:42:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Abdallah: We are not afraid of Ghana]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/news/newsid=1521719.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Oct 2011 08:18:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[North Africans take lead in last four]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/newsid=1520611/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Oct 2011 02:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2011<![CDATA[Esperance take step towards final]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/clubfootball/news/newsid=1520629.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Esperance scored a vital away goal as they sealed a 1-0 victory over Al-Hilal in the first leg of their CAF Champions League semi-final, while Wydad Casablanca saw off Enyimba by the same scoreline.

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Sun, 02 Oct 2011 20:47:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Away tests for African favourites]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/newsid=1519228/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 30 Sep 2011 07:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2011<![CDATA[Last four clubs set in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/newsid=1512527/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 19 Sep 2011 02:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2011<![CDATA[Titans set for Cairo clash]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/newsid=1510585/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=With three of the four semi-final spots still up for grabs, there are sure to be fireworks this weekend in the CAF Champions League, nowhere more so than in Egypt, where Al Ahly must beat in-form Esperance.

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Thu, 15 Sep 2011 09:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2011
<![CDATA[Enyimba qualify, Esperance edge closer]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/newsid=1509219/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 12 Sep 2011 01:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2011<![CDATA[Late drama sends Enyimba through]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/clubfootball/news/newsid=1508029.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Enyimba clinched a dramatic late 2-1 victory over Al-Hilal through a Samuel Tswanya spot-kick to book their place in the semi-finals in the CAF Champions League.

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Fri, 09 Sep 2011 21:42:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Decisive fortnight awaits African clubs]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/newsid=1506983/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 08 Sep 2011 16:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2011<![CDATA[Duo qualify as final day looms]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/news/newsid=1504946.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Senegal and Burkina Faso were the big winners over the weekend as the pair booked passage to the 2012 CAF Africa Cup of Nations, but seven groups remain up for grabs with one qualifying round to go.

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Mon, 05 Sep 2011 03:43:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Do or die weekend in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/news/newsid=1502592.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 01 Sep 2011 06:57:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Enyimba out in front, Group B stays even]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/newsid=1500954/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Nigeria's Enyimba emerged from their away draw as leaders of Group A, while Egypt's Al Ahly were regretting the same result as three of the four Champions League matches ended scoreless over the weekend.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2011 07:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2011
<![CDATA[African elite take to the road]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/newsid=1498020/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The CAF Champions League continues this weekend with the Group A frontrunners facing away challenges as they seek passage to the last four, while Al Ahly continue their chase in Group B with a tricky trip to Algeria.

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Thu, 25 Aug 2011 06:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2011
<![CDATA[A's leaders OK, B a battle]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/newsid=1492989/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Aug 2011 14:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2011<![CDATA[Key weekend for Africa's biggest clubs]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/newsid=1490203/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=As the CAF Champions League group stage reaches the half-way mark this weekend, Egyptian giants Al Ahly are looking to make up ground, while Wydad and Esperance will battle it out for the top spot in their group.

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Thu, 11 Aug 2011 07:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2011
<![CDATA[Coach admits weary Ahly face uphill struggle]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/clubfootball/news/newsid=1489849.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Al Ahly coach Manuel Jose believes a seventh CAF Champions League crown may be beyond his team with the Portuguese mentor saying his ageing stars have faced an intense fixture schedule this year.

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Wed, 10 Aug 2011 07:15:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Tricky tests ahead for Ghana]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1484259/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 03 Aug 2011 10:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Merreikh keep cruising, Dolphin rebound]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/clubfootball/news/newsid=1484764.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com casts an eye over the weekend action in Africa, where Sudan's Al Merreikh kept up their near-perfect season, while the league races in Nigeria, Kenya and Angola stayed tight at the top.]]>Mon, 01 Aug 2011 16:30:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Big wins for Esperance and Enyimba]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/clubfootball/news/newsid=1484090.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 31 Jul 2011 16:38:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[When small nations stand tall]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminarydraw/news/newsid=1483183/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The FIFA World Cup™ has always allowed small countries to stand on a level playing field with their bigger counterparts, and the likes of Uruguay, the Netherlands and Paraguay are testament to that fairytale.

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Sat, 30 Jul 2011 11:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Africa's finest look for crucial first win]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/newsid=1482541/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=With the second round of CAF Champions League group stage matches, FIFA.com looks across the weekend's fixtures which includes big clashes between Cotonsport, Enyimba, Esperance and Al Ahly.

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Fri, 29 Jul 2011 08:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2011
<![CDATA[Draws all round as group stage begins]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/newsid=1476754/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=All four of the CAF Champions League matches ended in draws over the weekend, which leaves the away teams smiling, especially those sides from Sudan and Morocco.

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Mon, 18 Jul 2011 09:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2011
<![CDATA[Africa's finest get down to business]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/newsid=1475453/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=

With the CAF Champions League 2011 set to begin this weekend with eight teams set to battle it out for TP Mazembe's title, with Al Ahly leading the way as favourites.

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Fri, 15 Jul 2011 10:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2011
<![CDATA[Sredojevich: Every match is a final]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/newsid=1474670/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 Jul 2011 12:17:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2011<![CDATA[Nigeria, South Africa walk Olympic tightrope]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1453886/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Nigeria and South Africa both face must-win fixtures against Tanzania and Benin respectively as they attempt to maintain their hopes of reaching London 2012.

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Fri, 17 Jun 2011 10:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men
<![CDATA[Nigeria suffer Cup setback]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/news/newsid=1447284.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Ethiopia shocked Argentina-conquerors Nigeria as they held the the 'Super Eagles' to a 2-2 draw and damaging their chances of going to the 2012 CAF African Nations Cup, while Zimbabwe beat Mali 2-1.

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Sun, 05 Jun 2011 18:46:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[African giant-killers face tough tasks]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1445843/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 02 Jun 2011 09:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men <![CDATA[Late goals propel clubs into group stage]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/clubfootball/news/newsid=1431707.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 09 May 2011 13:43:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Champions tumble, Kabylie perfom heroics]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/clubfootball/news/newsid=1431234.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FUS Rabat's hopes of retaining the AFC Confederation Cup were dashed after they fell to Primeiro Agosto 2-1 on aggregate, while JS Kabylie won 3-0 to force a penalty shootout where they triumphed over Missile FC.

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Sun, 08 May 2011 13:46:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Sudan-Egypt pick of Olympic draw]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1417569/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The draw for the second round of men's African qualifying matches for London 2012 took place today at CAF's headquarters in Cairo, seeing Egypt paired together with north-eastern neighbours Sudan in one of eight ties.

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Wed, 13 Apr 2011 13:22:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men
<![CDATA[Nigeria romp as Ghana, Cameroon exit]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1416098/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 11 Apr 2011 15:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men <![CDATA[Ghana fight for Olympic survival]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1414474/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Ghana travel to Sudan this weekend on the brink of going our of the London 2012 qualifying competition, having lost the home leg 1-0.

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Fri, 08 Apr 2011 08:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men
<![CDATA[Nigeria flex, Ghana falter on road to London]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/news/newsid=1407159.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 28 Mar 2011 17:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=News<![CDATA[Sudan down Black Meteors, Nigeria cruise]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/newsid=1407530/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 28 Mar 2011 13:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - Men <![CDATA[Ghana spirits rise, Nigeria rout Ethiopia]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/news/newsid=1407172.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 27 Mar 2011 20:50:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[African Leagues review]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/clubfootball/news/newsid=1393732.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 07 Mar 2011 14:17:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Dominant Tunisia end trophy drought]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/news/newsid=1388931.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tunisia ended a seven-year trophy drought today when they outclassed Angola 3-0 in Sudan to lift the CAF African Nations Championship.

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Fri, 25 Feb 2011 19:55:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Tunisia, Angola reach final on penalties]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/news/newsid=1386948.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 22 Feb 2011 17:34:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Algeria join Sudan in quarter-finals]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/news/newsid=1381854.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Group A's contribution to the CAF African Nations Championship quarter-finals was decided today as Sudan and Algeria played out a 0-0 drew to see the North Africans qulaify behind their Sudanese hosts.

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Sat, 12 Feb 2011 21:54:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[DR Congo fight back]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/news/newsid=1380912.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Democratic Republic of Congo defeated Ivory Coast 2-1 to claw back into contention for a second African Nations Championship title, while Cameroon edged Mali to remain top of the table.

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Thu, 10 Feb 2011 20:42:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Hosts Sudan first to reach quarters]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/news/newsid=1379435.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Hosts Sudan became the first qualifiers for the CAF African Nations Championship quarter-finals with a 1-0 victory over Uganda, while ten-man Gabon kept hope alive with a draw against Algeria.

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Tue, 08 Feb 2011 20:39:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Winning start for hosts Sudan]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/news/newsid=1377256.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Hosts Sudan edged Gabon 1-0 on Friday in the opening match of the three-week CAF African Nations Championship for home-based footballers.

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Fri, 04 Feb 2011 20:33:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![CDATA[Mazembe stars bolster Congo DR]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/news/newsid=1376387.html?cid=rssfeed&att=With a plethora of players hailing from TP Mazembe's FIFA Club World Cup side, Congo DR are widely renowned as the team to beat in the upcoming African Nations Championship in Sudan, which begins tomorrow.

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Thu, 03 Feb 2011 11:24:00 GMTArea=World FootballSection=National TeamsKind=News