<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTSat, 25 Jul 2015 21:39:47 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[Nigeria take slim lead, Zimbabwe hold South Africa]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=7/news=nigeria-take-slim-lead-zimbabwe-hold-south-africa-2666410.htmlMon, 20 Jul 2015 10:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men<![CDATA[Nigeria triumph, South Africa, Zambia held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nigeria made a winning start, Zimbabwe created an upset, and South Africa and Zambia were held at home as the first matchday of CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying continued Saturday.

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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 21:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=CAN 2017 Prel. Comp.
<![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[The Anfield Rap]]>/news/y=2015/m=4/news=the-anfield-rap-2594728.htmlFIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won't be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week's shows a legendary Liverpool side performing an unforgettable song.]]>Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:12:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Zimbabwe expelled from the preliminary competition of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=zimbabwe-expelled-from-the-preliminary-competition-of-the-2018-fifa-wo-2557911.htmlThu, 12 Mar 2015 10:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>/news/y=2014/m=11/news=the-week-in-quotes-2480467.htmlSat, 29 Nov 2014 12:40:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=News<![CDATA[Equatorial Guinea outed as African line-up completed]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=equatorial-guinea-outed-as-african-line-up-completed-2360045.htmlMon, 09 Jun 2014 06:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Surprises among tight CAN qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Madagascar and Mozambique were among the key winners during a hard-fought day of action in the 2015 CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying first round on Sunday.

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Mon, 19 May 2014 09:45:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015
<![CDATA[I am somebody]]>/news/y=2014/m=4/news=homeless-kids-have-fun-rio-2315632.htmlFIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won’t be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week’s features previously anonymous children becoming somebodies.]]>Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:53:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Valcke: We will help Africa improve]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=4/news=valcke-will-help-africa-improve-2313785.htmlThu, 03 Apr 2014 12:58:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FootballKind=News<![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[SuperSport sign star Zimbabwe goalkeeper Chigova ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=ABSA Premiership 2013/2014<![CDATA[Gorowa brings fight back to the Warriors]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=2/news=gorowa-brings-fight-back-the-warriors-2280595.htmlThu, 20 Feb 2014 06:30:00 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[Happy Birthday to you!]]>/news/y=2013/m=10/news=happy-birthday-you-2191016.htmlIn this edition of FIFA.com's weekly birthday round-up, we have two FIFA World Cup™-winners in Gilberto Silva and Antonio Cabrini, as well as a continental champion in Mauricio Victorino.

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Sun, 06 Oct 2013 09:29:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![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[FIFA to implement first Goal project in Indonesia ]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=9/news=fifa-implement-first-goal-project-indonesia-2167539.htmlWed, 04 Sep 2013 18:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=News<![CDATA[Zimbabwean player provisionally suspended following anti-doping tests]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=9/news=zimbabwean-player-provisionally-suspended-following-anti-doping-tests-2159689.htmlMon, 02 Sep 2013 07:57:19 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Anti-dopingKind=Release<![CDATA[Burundi make history in CHAN qualifiers]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/214/116/3/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Jul 2013 11:46:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Zambian set-piece magic wins Cosafa Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/213/842/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Two goals direct from free-kicks gave Zambia the 2013 Cosafa Cup title over holders Zimbabwe, while South Africa beat the surprise team of the tournament Lesotho to claim third.

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Sat, 20 Jul 2013 16:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News
<![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[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[Egypt snatch dramatic late win]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=egypt-snatch-dramatic-late-win-2048428.htmlMohamed Aboutrika scored a penalty to earn Egypt a dramatic 2-1 home victory over Zimbabwe in their 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier. Hosny Abd Rabou had earlier put the Pharaohs ahead before Knowledge Musona levelled.

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Tue, 26 Mar 2013 19:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Bradley: No margin for error]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=bradley-margin-for-error-2044966.htmlMon, 25 Mar 2013 14:48:00 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[Eventful weekend for North Africa's hopefuls]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Mar 2013 07:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Big boys join the fight]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/202/990/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 Mar 2013 10:48:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Favourites advance to the next stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 04 Mar 2013 06:47:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![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[Zimbabwe appoint Pagels as new coach]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=11/news=zimbabwe-appoint-pagels-new-coach-1958783.htmlKlaus Dieter Pagels has been named as the new coach of Zimbabwe, replacing Rahman Gumbo, as the side look to push for 2014 FIFA World Cup™ qualification.

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Wed, 28 Nov 2012 09:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Gumbo resigns from Zimbabwe post]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=11/news=gumbo-resigns-from-zimbabwe-post-1958010.htmlSun, 25 Nov 2012 23:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Ethiopia hosts Centre workshop ]]>/sustainability/news/y=2012/m=11/news=ethiopia-hosts-centre-workshop-1943826.htmlFri, 23 Nov 2012 11:11:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=FFH - CentersKind=News<![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[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[Rebounding Zimbabwe aim even higher]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2012/m=10/news=rebounding-zimbabwe-aim-even-higher-1770502.htmlThu, 11 Oct 2012 09:23:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Esperance surge, Douala rule Cameroon ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Sep 2012 17:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![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
<![CDATA[First-leg leads for Mozambique, Zimbabwe]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 09 Sep 2012 17:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Regional rivalries highlight last round]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Sep 2012 08:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Joy for Casa Sport, worries for Pirates]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/169/453/4/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Sep 2012 17:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Integrity workshop well received in Africa]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2012/m=8/news=integrity-workshop-well-received-africa-1687720.html]]>Sun, 26 Aug 2012 19:29:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Tense finish ensues in Nigeria, Highlanders march on]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/168/388/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 Aug 2012 16:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Frontrunners stay the course in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/167/620/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=

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Mon, 06 Aug 2012 16:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Shock in Cameroon, spoils split in Zimbabwe]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/166/753/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=]]>Mon, 23 Jul 2012 20:00:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News