<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 29 Nov 2014 12:40:00 GMTSat, 06 Dec 2014 04:31:58 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[The Week in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2480467/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 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=Africa Cup of Nations 2015
<![CDATA[I am somebody]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2315632/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/news/newsid=2313785/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 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]]>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[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In 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 ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/projects/goalprogramme/news/newsid=2167539/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 04 Sep 2013 18:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=News<![CDATA[Zimbabwean player provisionally suspended following anti-doping tests]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/news/newsid=2159689/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 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 ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/socialresponsibility/news/newsid=1943826/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 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]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=1687720/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=]]>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<![CDATA[African leaders keep noses in front]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/165/886/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com rounds up the weekend action from Africa's domestic leagues, which included seven-goal Esperance staying top in Tunisia, and unbeaten leaders in Angola and Zimbabwe picking up draws.]]>Mon, 02 Jul 2012 15:12:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Hosts slam doors in AFCON preliminaries]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Jun 2012 00:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Futsal going from strength to strength]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/technicalsupport/futsal/news/newsid=1648941/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com sheds some light on the game’s growing popularity.]]>Wed, 13 Jun 2012 18:59:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FutsalKind=News<![CDATA[Late goals go North Africa's way]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=late-goals-north-africa-way-1647153.htmlLibya and Egypt both secured dramatic late wins on Sunday as Africa's FIFA World Cup™ qualifying group stage continued in thrilling fashion.

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Sun, 10 Jun 2012 22:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Crunch clashes come early in Africa]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=crunch-clashes-come-early-africa-1645513.htmlFIFA.com previews a heavy schedule of crucial fixtures in Africa.]]>Fri, 08 Jun 2012 04:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Bafana falter on day of frustration]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=bafana-falter-day-frustration-1643497.htmlIt was a tough day for strikers in Africa as Bafana Bafana were held at home by Ethiopia, Nigeria just earned a win and no side managed more than a single goal.

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Sun, 03 Jun 2012 21:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone