<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 20 Aug 2015 06:00:00 GMTThu, 20 Aug 2015 07:24:13 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Semi spots up for grabs in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/267/192/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Aug 2015 06:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2015/m=8/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2671104.htmlAn England defensive stalwart, a Costa Rican FIFA World Cup hero, an Aussie striker and a Uruguayan defender all feature in our preview of the week's footballing birthdays.

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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 10:19:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Ahly, Pirates, Zamalek chase semis slots]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Aug 2015 06:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Leicester make double swoop for Kante and Benalouane]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Leicester City have completed a double swoop for French midfielder N'Golo Kante and Atalanta defender Yohan Benalouane, the English Premier League club announced on Monday.

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 13:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Barclays Premier League 2015/2016
<![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[Leekens leaves Tunisia post]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 28 Jun 2015 12:25:00 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[Ahly head star-stacked cast]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 May 2015 06:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[History made in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 04 May 2015 01:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Algerians on brink of history]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/cafchampionsleague/news/newsid/260/122/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 01 May 2015 16:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[Algerian trio stay on track]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 Apr 2015 02:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![CDATA[African minnows try to stay in the hunt]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/cafchampionsleague/news/newsid/259/149/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2015 <![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[Okazaki and Honda get Halilhodzic off to a flier]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Friendlies<![CDATA[Mixed time for South African clubs]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/256/556/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 16 Mar 2015 00:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![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[Brave Elephants fulfil their promise]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at a dramatic and finely balanced CAF Africa Cup of Nations which saw Côte d’Ivoire finally win a second continental title in emotional fashion, topping Ghana at the end of an impressive run of form.]]>Mon, 09 Feb 2015 05:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Equatorial Guinea stun Tunisia to reach semis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Hosts Equatorial Guinea stunned Tunisia to reach the CAF Africa Cup of Nations 2015 semi-finals after a 2-1 win after extra time. 

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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Leekens: Tunisia must have the will to win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:43:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015<![CDATA[Leekens: We're not the best, but we qualified]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tunisia coach Georges Leekens celebrated his side's qualification for the quarter-finals of the 2015 CAF Africa Cup of Nations on Monday after their 1-1 draw with Congo DR in Bata.

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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Draw enough to take Tunisia and Congo DR through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tunisia and Congo DR both advanced to the CAF Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals after drawing 1-1 in their final Group B match, while Cape Verde Islands and Zambia finished goalless. 

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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:58:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Abdennour: I’m just your average guy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tunisia and Monaco defender Aymen Abdennour speaks to ​FIFA.com​ about life in the principality, and his hopes for the ongoing CAF Africa Cup of Nations tournament. 

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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Chikhaoui snatches late victory for Tunisia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Captain Yassine Chikhaoui's late winner saw Tunisia top Zambia 2-1 and take a three-point lead in Group B at the CAF Africa Cup of Nations. 

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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Cape Verde hit back to deny Tunisia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The impressive Heldon struck from the penalty spot as Cape Verde came from behind to draw 1-1 with Tunisia in CAF Africa Cup of Nations Group B.

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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 21:05:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[Lorient sign Gabon's Ndong]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 03 Jan 2015 13:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Ligue 1 2014/2015<![CDATA[Tale of two goalkeepers brings Enyimba history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Dec 2014 07:22:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=HistoryKind=News<![CDATA[Tunisia qualify for Africa Cup of Nations]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tunisia became the third country to secure a place at the 2015 CAF Africa Cup of Nations when they drew 0-0 in Botswana, while Côte d'Ivoire defeated Sierra Leone 5-1 in Group D.

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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 19:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[African trio seek to book ticket]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Nov 2014 06:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015<![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[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[Troussier quits Sfaxien, Al Ahly appoint Krol]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Algerians crash Congolese party]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Sep 2014 02:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Troussier quits as Sfaxien coach]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Experienced French coach Philippe Troussier quit as CS Sfaxien coach following the Tunisian club's defeat in the CAF Champions League.

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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 16:20:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[CAF finalists Vita create history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Democratic Republic of Congo club Vita created history by reaching the CAF Champions League final after a 4-2 aggregate triumph in the semi-finals against Tunisian side CS Sfaxien. 

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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 20:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Home sides confident of comebacks]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 26 Sep 2014 06:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Home sides claim opening advantage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Semis pit Congo DR against North Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 19 Sep 2014 04:59:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Victory sign Tunisia's Ben Khalfallah]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=Hyundai A-League 2014/2015<![CDATA[Black Dolphins leap for the prize]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Sep 2014 05:41:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2014/m=9/news=happy-birthday-to-you-2439462.htmlIn our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's footballing birthdays with a Japanese star, one half of a famous Dutch brotherly pair and a Uruguayan full-back all celebrating.

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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:29:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![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[Draws leave leaders smiling in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 24 Aug 2014 22:14:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Sfaxien progress as group winners]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ali Malloul scored a late equalizer on Saturday to propel CS Sfaxien into the CAF Champions League semi-finals as winners of Group B.

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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 11:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Semi-finalists jockey for position]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Troussier's magic touches down in Tunisia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his return to Africa after a four-year absence and his immediate success with Tunisian club CS Sfaxien.]]>Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:13:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Congo DR leads the way to last four]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 11 Aug 2014 01:51:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Vita, Mazembe into CAF Champions League semis]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Vita and TP Mazembe are into the CAF Champions League semi-finals after winning 1-0 and 3-1 over Zamalek and Hilal respectively on Sunday.

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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 20:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014
<![CDATA[Sfaxien, Setif qualify, Esperance eliminated]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 10 Aug 2014 12:29:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014 <![CDATA[Belameiri chasing Champions League glory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=ES Setif forward El Hedi Belameiri stands top of the CAF Champions League scoring charts, but victory against Tunisian giants Esperance would mean much more to the 23-year-old. 

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Fri, 08 Aug 2014 23:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=CAF Champions League 2014