<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 21 Nov 2013 11:36:00 GMTWed, 09 Apr 2014 19:42:29 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[Ten left standing after wild weekend in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 06 Sep 2013 01:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Le Roy leaves Congo DR post]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Jun 2013 21:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Libya sink Togo's qualification hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Libya beat Togo 2-0 in the only African FIFA World Cup™ qualifier on Friday, which boosted Libya's hopes of reaching the final qualifying stage, while Togo have been eliminated with only four points after five matches. 

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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 18:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Make or break time in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Jun 2013 04:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Libya qualification hopes suffer setback]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Libya suffered a setback to their hopes of playing at the FIFA World Cup™ for the first time when they were held 0-0 by Congo DR in a first competitive match in Tripoli since 2010.

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Fri, 07 Jun 2013 18:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[African trio eye final round spots]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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[Favourites struggle as Eto'o returns]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The last two African champions only managed draws in the latest round of African qualifying for 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, but Cameroon icon Samuel Eto'o led his side to victory over Togo with a brace. FIFA.com reviews the action.

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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 19:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Late goals go North Africa's way]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Libya 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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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[Elephants rumble as Zambia stumble]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 02 Jun 2012 23:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Cameroon win, Kenya settle with Malawi]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 02 Jun 2012 19:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[African favourites seek home comfort]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 31 May 2012 02:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Le Roy: Congo DR has incredible potential]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about unlocking Congo DR's potential during Brazil 2014 qualifying with the former CAF Africa Cup of Nations winner returning for a second stint in the west African nation.]]>Wed, 28 Mar 2012 03:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Delights and disappointments]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Asian and Caribbean upsets, tight battles in South America and a first-ever win for American Samoa were among the latest qualifying tales as the race for Brazil 2014 heated up.

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Sat, 31 Dec 2011 06:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Adebayor leads Togo as minnows fall]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Nov 2011 20:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Africa's away teams find joy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Nov 2011 21:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Africa sets off on road to Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 09 Nov 2011 07:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Le Roy: Congo deserves to qualify]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Congo DR coach Claude Le Roy.]]>Wed, 03 Aug 2011 15:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Cameroon favourites to progress]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In what could be a keenly contested Group I, once the first round qualifiers are decided, Cameroon and Libya will look to overcome recent inconsistencies to force their way through to the final qualifying round.

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Wed, 03 Aug 2011 09:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Mazembe looking for a better encore]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 03 Dec 2010 10:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2010<![CDATA[Holders Mazembe remain standing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Congo DR club TP Mazembe again proved to be the darlings of African club football by winning a fourth continental crown over the weekend. Join FIFA.com for a look back at the 2010 edition of the CAF Champions League.

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Tue, 16 Nov 2010 01:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2010
<![CDATA[Esperance ready to climb a mountain]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Nov 2010 12:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2010<![CDATA[Mazembe hoping to duplicate history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at the proud side from Lubumbashi.]]>Tue, 09 Nov 2010 15:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2010<![CDATA[Classy Crows leave Esperance behind]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ngandu Kasongo and Given Singuluma scored two goals apiece to lift DR Congo's TP Mazembe Englebert to a 5-0 first-leg final win over Esperance, which all but assures them of their second successive continental title.

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Mon, 01 Nov 2010 10:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2010
<![CDATA[Fireworks await in first leg]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The first leg of the CAF Champions League final on Sunday should see powerful Tunisian visitors Esperance pushing for an away goal against holders TZ Mazembe in DR Congo.

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Fri, 29 Oct 2010 17:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2010
<![CDATA[A history of drama in Africa’s club final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ahead of the first-leg of the CAF Champions League final this weekend, FIFA.com takes a look back at the clubs, players and moments that have defined the continent's biggest club match.

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Fri, 29 Oct 2010 08:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=News
<![CDATA[Eneramo leads Esperance charge]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In the goal-scoring form of his young life, Nigerian Michael Eneramo should be a key figure for Tunisia's Esperance as they look to dethrone African champions TP Mazembe in the weekend's CAF Champions League final.

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Tue, 26 Oct 2010 10:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2010
<![CDATA[Esperance set up Mazembe showdown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tunisia's Esperance overcame rivals Al Ahly on away goals to earn a spot in the CAF Champions League final against DR Congo's TP Mazembe Englebert.

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Mon, 18 Oct 2010 13:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2010
<![CDATA[African giants eye final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The semi-finals of Africa's top club competition conclude this weekend with tough away legs looming for Al Ahly and defending champions TP Mazembe.

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Thu, 14 Oct 2010 17:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2010
<![CDATA[African leaders look to keep out front]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The final group stage of the CAF Champions League continues this weekend as three previous champions all look to build on away wins in the previous round.

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Thu, 29 Jul 2010 13:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2010
<![CDATA[Ghana, Nigeria soar into finals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ghana beat Congo DR over the weekend to reach their first FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup where they will be joined by Nigeria, who trounced South Africa.

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Mon, 01 Mar 2010 16:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Germany 2010
<![CDATA[Nigeria, Ghana close in on Germany]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ghana and Nigeria both won their away matches in the first leg of the final round of CAF qualifiers for the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.

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Mon, 15 Feb 2010 19:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Germany 2010
<![CDATA[New stars light African sky]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 13 Mar 2009 11:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Joy and pain in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 Oct 2008 18:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Big names make no mistake]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Senegal were the only major side to fall as Round Three of the African qualifiers for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa entered the final straight.

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Sat, 11 Oct 2008 22:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Fairy tale endings still open]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 10 Oct 2008 08:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[All to play for in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 09 Oct 2008 09:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[FIFA determines kick-off times]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Sep 2008 16:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[DR Congo coach drops Nonda]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 22 Sep 2008 01:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Benin through as Congo climb]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 07 Sep 2008 19:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Egypt gain advantage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Mohamed Aboutrika's 30th-minute strike gave Egypt a 1-0 win over Congo DR, opening up a three-point gap at the top of Group 12.

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Sun, 07 Sep 2008 14:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[African hopefuls on the brink]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= In the second half of FIFA.com's preview of this weekend's African qualifiers for South Africa 2010, we look ahead to the action in Groups 7 to 12.

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Thu, 04 Sep 2008 02:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Shehata votes for democracy]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Egypt coach Hassan Shehata tells FIFA.com about his plans for the team, and his coaching methods - which can be surprisingly democratic.

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Wed, 03 Sep 2008 09:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Warm-up friendlies for African giants]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= In preparation for September's FIFA World Cup qualifiers, African teams are contesting a number of friendlies, with some new faces in the dugouts.

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Tue, 19 Aug 2008 07:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Burkina Faso setting breakneck pace]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 25 Jun 2008 08:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Big guns sign off in style]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Congo DR, Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Egypt and Mali all picked up important wins to help their bids to reach South Africa 2010.]]>Sun, 22 Jun 2008 21:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Ghana and Guinea go top]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=]]>Sun, 22 Jun 2008 16:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Shock leaders aim to keep hold]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 19 Jun 2008 15:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Congo DR level with Egypt]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=An easy 6-0 win over Djibouti on Friday left Congo DR level with Egypt at the top of Group 12 in the African Zone qualifiers for South Africa 2010.

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Fri, 13 Jun 2008 15:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™