<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTWed, 29 Jul 2015 23:37:29 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[Adebayor, Aboubakar snatch dramatic winners]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tottenham Hotspur striker Emmanuel Adebayor put recent troubles behind him on Sunday to score a dramatic winner for Togo as matchday 1 of 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying concluded.

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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 21:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![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[Belgian Saintfiet named Togo coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Experienced African hand Belgian Tom Saintfiet is to coach the Togo national side after his appointment was announced by the Togolese Football Federation (FTF) on Tuesday.

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Tue, 19 May 2015 20:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=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[Senegal edge Ghana, Uruguay beat Morocco]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Substitute Moussa Konate scored twice as Senegal confirmed their dominance over Ghana with a 2-1 victory in France, while Edinson Cavani's penalty was enough for Uruguay to overcome Morocco in their international friendlies.

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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 22:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendlies
<![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[Genoa sign Gakpe from Nantes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Forward Serge Gakpe will sign for Italian Serie A side Genoa on a four-year deal from French outfit Nantes at the end of the season, the player announced.

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Wed, 04 Feb 2015 18:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Serie A TIM 2014/2015
<![CDATA[Tchanile entrustment aids Togolese ascent]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=11/news=tchanile-entrustment-aids-togolese-ascent-2471312.htmlThu, 06 Nov 2014 09:27:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Cape Verde, Algeria clinch AFCON spot, Côte d'Ivoire stunned]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Cape Verde Islands and Algeria became the first two countries to qualify for the 2015 CAF Africa Cup of Nations after defeating Mozambique and Malawi, respectively, on Wednesday, while Congo DR stunned Côte d'Ivoire 4-3 and Nigeria fought back to beat Sudan 3-1.

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Sudan shock champions Nigeria, Elephants win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sudan stunned CAF Africa Cup of Nations title-holders Nigeria 1-0 in a 2015 qualifier while Algeria, Côte d'Ivoire and South Africa achieved impressive away victories.

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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 19:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Egypt, Nigeria target qualifying revivals]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/africancup/news/newsid/245/484/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 09 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015<![CDATA[Cameroon rout Ivorians, Ghana edge Togo]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A new look Cameroon team continued a great start to 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying by thrashing star-stacked Côte d'Ivoire, while Nigeria forced a goalless draw in Cape Town against South Africa. 

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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Portuguese, Swiss rise amid African change]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=2/news=portuguese-swiss-rise-amid-african-movement-2277787.htmlThu, 13 Feb 2014 09:19:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=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[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[Ten left standing after wild weekend in Africa]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=ten-left-standing-after-wild-weekend-africa-2169544.htmlSun, 08 Sep 2013 19:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Big names return on final group day]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=big-names-return-final-group-day-2167916.htmlFri, 06 Sep 2013 01:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Togo sanctioned for fielding ineligible player ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2013/m=7/news=togo-sanctioned-for-fielding-ineligible-player-2132048.htmlThe Togolese Football Federation (TFF) has been sanctioned for fielding an ineligible player in a Brazil 2014 qualifier against Cameroon.

 

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Thu, 04 Jul 2013 16:35:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt lead charge]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=cote-ivoire-egypt-lead-charge-into-final-round-2110785.htmlSun, 16 Jun 2013 22:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Disciplinary proceedings opened against three member associations ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=disciplinary-proceedings-opened-against-three-member-associations-2110660.htmlSun, 16 Jun 2013 21:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Venue change for Libya-Togo qualifier]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=venue-change-for-libya-togo-qualifier-2105397.htmlMon, 10 Jun 2013 15:21:57 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Favourites made to wait in Africa]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=favourites-made-wait-africa-2104967.htmlSun, 09 Jun 2013 21:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Salah keeps Egypt cruising, Togo triumph]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=salah-treble-keeps-egypt-cruising-2104974.htmlMohamed Salah's hat-trick for Egypt in their 4-2 win in Zimbabwe has put the Pharaohs on the brink of the final round of African qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™, while Togo earned a big win over Cameroon.

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Sun, 09 Jun 2013 15:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[African trio eye final round spots]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=african-trio-eye-final-round-spots-2103380.htmlFIFA.com previews a potentially pivotal matchday on the Mother Continent.]]>Fri, 07 Jun 2013 06:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Velud: Algerian players are gifted]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com chats with French coach Hubert Velud about recently leading ES Setif to the Algerian league title, and dealing with tragic memories from the 2010 CAF Africa Cup of Nations while at the helm of Togo.]]>Wed, 15 May 2013 04:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Championnat National de Première Division 2013/2014<![CDATA[Fast starts and late drama]]>/news/y=2013/m=4/news=fast-starts-and-late-drama-2056030.htmlWed, 10 Apr 2013 07:38:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Favourites struggle as Eto'o returns]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=favourites-struggle-eto-returns-2044639.htmlThe last two African champions only managed draws in the latest round of African qualifying for 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, but Cameroon icon Samuel Eto'o led his side to victory over Togo with a brace. FIFA.com reviews the action.

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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 19:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[African aspirants resume journey]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=african-aspirants-resume-journey-2039515.htmlThu, 21 Mar 2013 14:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Super Eagles soar all the way to Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews all the action from a fascinating 23 days in South Africa.]]>Mon, 11 Feb 2013 05:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[New discoveries from the Cup of Nations]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com finds out.]]>Tue, 05 Feb 2013 04:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[West Africa strikes back]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/newsid=2001015/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 04 Feb 2013 16:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2013/m=2/news=the-week-quotes-1999739.htmlIn FIFA.com's weekly review of some the most memorable quotes of the last seven days Gareth Bale talks Cristiano Ronaldo, Zlatan Ibrahimovic recalls his childhood and Emmanuel Adebayor on Jose Mourinho.

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Sat, 02 Feb 2013 10:49:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News
<![CDATA[Togo hold Tunisia to edge through]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/newsid=1998331/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 30 Jan 2013 19:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Romao: We must give everything against Algeria]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com that they have put defeat to Côte d’Ivoire behind them and focus on the crunch clash against Algeria.]]>Fri, 25 Jan 2013 07:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Algeria coach: I have no regrets]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Before facing Togo and Côte d'Ivoire, Algeria coach Vahid Halilhodzic will look to reorganise his team to bolster his chances of moving into the quarter-finals.

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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 17:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Fireworks sure to light up Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 18 Jan 2013 07:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[The AFCON in numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 16 Jan 2013 17:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Jemaa: This time I want to go all the way ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his desire to bring the trophy back to Tunisia for the first time in almost a decade.]]>Tue, 15 Jan 2013 06:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[CAN hopefuls in friendly action]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/newsid=1978420/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 31 Dec 2012 08:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![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.

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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 09:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Ayite: We will draw strength from tragedy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about the Hawks' chances at the CAF Africa Cup of Nations, recovering from the Cabinda tragedy and being inspired by Didier Six and Emmanuel Adebayor.]]>Mon, 10 Dec 2012 06:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![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[Togolese football loses a loyal servant]]>http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/news/newsid=1798891/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Oct 2012 09:34:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News<![CDATA[Comebacks, shocks as continental line-up set]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Oct 2012 04:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Cameroon crash out, Ethiopia qualify]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 14 Oct 2012 18:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Big guns facing elimination]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Oct 2012 08:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Elephants rampage, Indomitable Lions fade]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Côte d'Ivoire impressed in a goalfest against Senegal, holders Zambia left a lot to do in the second leg, and four-time winners Cameroon slumped to defeat. FIFA.com reviews the latest CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

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Sun, 09 Sep 2012 22:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013