<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 21 Nov 2013 11:36:00 GMTTue, 14 Apr 2015 10:21:05 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Déjà vu amid African drama]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=deja-amid-african-drama-2227104.htmlThu, 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]]>/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[Le Roy leaves Congo DR post]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=roy-leaves-congo-post-2114263.htmlThu, 20 Jun 2013 21:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Libya sink Togo's qualification hopes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=libya-down-togo-boost-hopes-first-fifa-world-cup-2109507.htmlLibya 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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=make-break-time-africa-2107933.htmlFri, 14 Jun 2013 04:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Libya qualification hopes suffer setback]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=6/news=libya-qualification-hopes-suffer-setback-2104173.htmlLibya 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]]>/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[Favourites struggle as Eto'o returns]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=favourites-struggle-eto-returns-2044639.htmlThe 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]]>/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[Elephants rumble as Zambia stumble]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=elephants-rumble-zambia-stumble-1642953.htmlSat, 02 Jun 2012 23:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Cameroon win, Kenya settle with Malawi]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=6/news=cameroon-win-kenya-settle-with-malawi-1643067.htmlSat, 02 Jun 2012 19:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[African favourites seek home comfort]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=5/news=african-favourites-seek-home-comfort-1641714.htmlThu, 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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2012/m=3/news=roy-congo-has-incredible-potential-1606804.htmlFIFA.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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=12/news=delights-and-disappointments-1562592.htmlAsian 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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=adebayor-leads-togo-minnows-fall-1543238.htmlTue, 15 Nov 2011 20:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Africa's away teams find joy]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=africa-away-teams-find-joy-1541286.htmlFri, 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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=11/news=africa-sets-off-road-brazil-1539913.htmlWed, 09 Nov 2011 07:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Le Roy: Congo deserves to qualify]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=8/news=roy-congo-deserves-qualify-1485917.htmlCongo 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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=8/news=cameroon-favourites-progress-1484289.htmlIn 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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2009/m=3/news=new-stars-light-african-sky-1037337.htmlFri, 13 Mar 2009 11:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Joy and pain in Africa]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=10/news=joy-and-pain-africa-910476.htmlMon, 13 Oct 2008 18:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Big names make no mistake]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=10/news=big-names-make-mistake-908176.html 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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=10/news=fairy-tale-endings-still-open-905403.htmlFri, 10 Oct 2008 08:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[All to play for in Africa]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=10/news=all-play-for-africa-904754.htmlThu, 09 Oct 2008 09:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[FIFA determines kick-off times]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=9/news=fifa-determines-kick-off-times-892062.htmlMon, 29 Sep 2008 16:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[DR Congo coach drops Nonda]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=9/news=congo-coach-drops-nonda-886403.htmlMon, 22 Sep 2008 01:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Benin through as Congo climb]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=9/news=benin-through-congo-climb-874288.htmlSun, 07 Sep 2008 19:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Egypt gain advantage]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=9/news=egypt-gain-advantage-874151.html 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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=9/news=african-hopefuls-the-brink-871257.html 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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=9/news=shehata-votes-for-democracy-868434.html 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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=8/news=warm-friendlies-for-african-giants-855070.html 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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=6/news=burkina-faso-setting-breakneck-pace-815731.htmlWed, 25 Jun 2008 08:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Big guns sign off in style]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=6/news=big-guns-sign-off-style-813621.htmlCongo 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]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=6/news=ghana-and-guinea-top-812929.html]]>Sun, 22 Jun 2008 16:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Shock leaders aim to keep hold]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=6/news=shock-leaders-aim-keep-hold-808791.htmlThu, 19 Jun 2008 15:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Congo DR level with Egypt]]>/worldcup/news/y=2008/m=6/news=congo-level-with-egypt-801264.htmlAn 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 ™