<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 30 Mar 2014 23:40:00 GMTWed, 09 Apr 2014 19:40:06 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=During 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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 21 Nov 2013 11:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Christian Karembeu joins the Trophy Tour]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We 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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nigeria, 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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 17 Nov 2013 15:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[90 minutes to go in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 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
<![CDATA[Japan late-show stuns Tunisia ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 24 Oct 2013 15:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Zalzman's Venezuela praying for a miracle]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=David Zalzman, a graduate of Barcelona's famed La Masia youth academy, tells FIFA.com he's hoping for divine intervention to help keep Venezuela in the FIFA U-17 World Cup in UAE.

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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 08:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Going down to the wire in UAE]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=While the top two qualifying spots have already been taken in Group D of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, there is all to play for in Group C, where the final round of games promises drama aplenty.

 

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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 05:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Trouble for Russia as duo book passage ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 21 Oct 2013 20:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[ Barren Russia beaten by Tunisia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 21 Oct 2013 15:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[African final set up amid tight contests]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/newsid=2201022/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 21 Oct 2013 01:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013<![CDATA[Hope springs eternal for Tunisia's Sahraoui]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tunisia centre-half Marouane Sahraoui talks to FIFA.com about how Tunisia adjusted to going a man down in their opener, and why he thinks his North African side can go a long way in UAE.

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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 12:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Time for progress and amends]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Groups C and D of the FIFA U-17 World Cup are back in action on Monday with Croatia, Russia and Panama looking to make amends while Japan, Tunisia and Morocco try to keep up the form.  

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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 06:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Pirates reach final after 18-year wait]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/220/042/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=After finishing the first leg of the CAF Champions League semi-final 0-0 two weeks ago, Orlando Pirates and Esperance played to a 1-1 draw on Saturday, which sent Pirates through to the final on away goals.

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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 20:09:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Day of delight for Africa and Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wraps up an exciting second day of action at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in UAE, where Morocco and Tunisia made the Maghreb proud while Japan and Uzbekistan gave Asian fans something to shout about. 

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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 18:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[Tunisia’s ten best brave Venezuela ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Playing a man down for most of the game, north African side Tunisia edged South American debutants Venezuela 2-1 in their first Group D encounter in Sharjah.

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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 15:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013
<![CDATA[FIFA Club World Cup Welcome Tour kicks off in Yokohama]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 18 Oct 2013 08:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013<![CDATA[Semi-finalists feeling the pressure]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 18 Oct 2013 03:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013