<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 24 Jul 2014 19:10:00 GMTThu, 24 Jul 2014 20:01:59 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Africa's finest get back underway]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Following a six-week break for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the CAF Champions League group stage resumes with all eight teams fighting for a spot in the semi-finals.

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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Bordeaux sign Khazri]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Bordeaux have announced the signing of 23-year-old Tunisia winger Wahbi Khazri from Bastia on a four-year deal. 

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Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Arab football’s finest hours]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=arab-football-s-finest-hours-2383606.htmlFIFA.com recaps some of the finest victories by Arab teams in the FIFA World Cup.]]>Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:29:00 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[Esperance headline with comeback win]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/cafchampionsleague/news/newsid/236/001/9/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews a crucial weekend of action in the CAF Champions League headlined by victories for former kings TP Mazembe, and Esperance in the Tunisian derby.]]>Mon, 09 Jun 2014 04:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[All to play for in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 06 Jun 2014 05:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Korea Republic disappoint in send-off]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=korea-republic-disappoint-in-send-off-2345490.htmlWed, 28 May 2014 13:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Esperance on the ropes]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/cafchampionsleague/news/newsid/234/409/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=One of the most consistent sides in African football over the last decade, Tunisian giants Esperance slumped to their second loss to start the group stage of the continent's biggest club competition.

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Mon, 26 May 2014 17:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[African favourites feeling early pressure]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=After only one matchday in the group stage of the CAF Champions League, some of the continent's biggest teams face vital contests this weekend in Africa's biggest club competition.

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Fri, 23 May 2014 06:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Group stage starts with shocks]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/cafchampionsleague/news/newsid/234/100/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 19 May 2014 04:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[North Africans crowd Champions League field]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the start of the eight-team group stage of Africa's biggest club competition, which is dominated by teams north of the Sahara.]]>Fri, 16 May 2014 06:04:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Champions, centurions and custodians]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com's latest stats review features title joy for Juventus, Esperance and Maccabi Tel Aviv, appearance milestones for Jelle ten Rouwelaar and a Schalke duo, and the first one-city European final.]]>Wed, 07 May 2014 07:47:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in StatsKind=News<![CDATA[Derbies afoot in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 29 Apr 2014 11:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![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[Belgian Georges Leekens to coach Tunisia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Tunisian football federation announced Belgian Georges Leekens as the new head coach of the national team.

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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 18:06:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![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[Colombia held by Tunisia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Colombia drew 1-1 with Tunisia in a pre-FIFA World Cup friendly as the South Americans' lack of a cutting edge in the absence of star striker Radamel Falcao was exposed.

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Wed, 05 Mar 2014 20:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendly
<![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[Ahly regain form, claim sixth Super Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Feb 2014 19:40:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Off-form Ahly face tough CAF Super Cup test]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Feb 2014 06:03:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Jaziri sends Tunisian hearts racing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We look back at the 2004 CAF Africa Cup of Nations final as hosts Tunisia won their first continental title and banished the demons of their 1965 final defeat on home soil, thanks to Zied Jaziri and Francileudo Santos.

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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 10:28:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News
<![CDATA[Swallows soar as Raja hit six]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/227/702/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 10 Feb 2014 12:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Nigeria, Ghana make it three on the trot]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 Jan 2014 00:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[World XI Predictor wins trip to Brazil 2014]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=22 Club members successfully predicted all 11 members of the FIFA/FIFPro World XI 2013 but only one claimed the massive Grand Prize.

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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 18:11:00 GMTArea=The ClubSection=The ClubKind=News
<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=As we do every Sunday, FIFA.com looks ahead to a selection of footballers from around the globe who will be celebrating their birthdays this week, featuring Jaroslav Plasil, Sebastian Eguren and Juanfran.

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Sun, 05 Jan 2014 11:02:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=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[Lemerre takes Etoile du Sahel job]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Former France coach Roger Lemerre, who coached France's winning UEFA EURO 2000 side, has been named as coach of Tunisian side Etoile du Sahel.

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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 15:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Ahly, Esperance get CAF Champions League byes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Champions Al Ahly and Tunisia's Esperance were among six clubs to be handed byes in the first round of the 2014 CAF Champions League in the draw staged in Marrakech. 

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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 17:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Karembeu tackles Facebook fan questions]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=karembeu-tackles-facebook-fan-questions-2229676.htmlDuring one of the 90 stops on the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour, former FIFA World Cup champion and FIFA ambassador, Christian Karembeu, took some time off in Algeria to answer the questions of fans on Facebook.

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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 15:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Trophy Tour Kind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![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[Christian Karembeu joins the Trophy Tour]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=monday-karembeu-trophy-tour-2224330.htmlWe chat to France 1998 winner Christian Karembeu, with the former Real Madrid-man taking time out from accompanying the FIFA World Cup Trophy as part of the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola.

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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 16:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Trophy Tour Kind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[West African trio punch tickets]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=west-african-trio-punch-tickets-2225157.htmlNigeria, Côte d'Ivoire and Cameroon became the first three African nations to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil with victories over the weekend. FIFA.com rounds up all the action.

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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 18:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Victory sends Cameroon to the finals]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=victory-sees-cameroon-brazil-bound-2225155.htmlSun, 17 Nov 2013 15:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[90 minutes to go in Africa]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=minutes-africa-2223766.htmlFri, 15 Nov 2013 03:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Ahly overcome all obstacles to reach Morocco]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 11 Nov 2013 19:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 10 Nov 2013 10:28:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News<![CDATA[Golden Eaglets soar to fourth crown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 09 Nov 2013 18:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Who's the brightest star at UAE 2013?]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know who you think is shining brightest at the U-17 finals in UAE. Swede sensation Valmir Berisha's been flying, as have a number of Nigerians and Mexicans - so let the world know your pick.

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Sat, 02 Nov 2013 21:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Goals, stars and triumphs captured on video]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=You can look back on all the action so far at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in UAE or take a walk through history with some video compilations. Whatever you fancy, you can find on FIFA.com.

 

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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 05:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Argentina’s Driussi clicks into gear]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sebastian Driussi was the outstanding performer in Argentina’s Round of 16 victory over Tunisia at UAE 2013, being at the heart of all three goals and a menace throughout. FIFA.com caught up with him after the game.

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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 19:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[A tale of two continents]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The second day of Round of 16 action at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in UAE witnessed two teams from both Africa and South America book their tickets to the last eight.

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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 19:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Argentina set up battle of continental kings]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Argentina booked themselves a place in the FIFA U-17 World Cup quarter-finals, where they will face Côte d’Ivoire, after beating Tunisia 3-1 in Dubai thanks to fine goals from Joaquin Ibanez and Sebastian Driussi.

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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 17:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Drager: We’re aiming for the semis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com caught up with Mohamed Drager, son of a Tunisian mother and German father, who plays his club ball in Freiburg and is hoping for a long run here with the Carthage Eaglets in UAE.

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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 19:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Tense clashes abound as last 16 rolls on ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the second day of action from UAE 2013's Round of 16, where Uruguay meet Slovakia, Morocco take on Côte d’Ivoire, Argentina play Tunisia and Nigeria look to keep up the form against Iran.

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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 18:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Dortmund win derby, Bayern stay top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Borussia Dortmund edged Schalke 3-2 in the Ruhr derby as Bayern Munich beat Hertha Berlin to stay top of the Bundesliga table. 

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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 15:37:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Bundesliga 2013/2014
<![CDATA[Group D : Japan lead the way as Russia scrape by]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Japan and Tunisia were well worthy of their spots in the knockout rounds from Group D at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, while Russia pushed through the back door after some indifferent displays.

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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 10:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Ben Chrifia, the ultimate team player]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tunisia's Hamza Ben Chrifia talks to FIFA.com about conceding late against Japan, his hopes of going far here at the U-17 finals and his selfless willingness to wait his turn for country and club.

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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 05:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Joy for some, nervous wait for others ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Morocco, Uzbekistan and Slovakia are through to the Round of 16 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in UAE, but Russia and Croatia are by no means certain to progress and face a hard wait.

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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 20:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013