<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2013 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 08 Sep 2013 19:32:00 GMTThu, 14 Nov 2013 16:06:06 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Ten left standing after wild weekend in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2169544/index.html?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/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2167916/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 06 Sep 2013 01:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Igesund: South Africa must focus]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2167853/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 05 Sep 2013 14:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Ethiopia sanctioned for fielding ineligible player]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2128618/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Jul 2013 11:08:02 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt lead charge]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2110785/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 16 Jun 2013 22:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Burkina Faso, Gabon and Uganda boost hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2110094/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 15 Jun 2013 19:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Make or break time in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2107933/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Jun 2013 04:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Favourites made to wait in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2104967/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 09 Jun 2013 21:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[South Africa, Ethiopia race hots up]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2104783/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Victory for Ethiopia in Botswana saw the race in FIFA World Cup™ qualifying Group A, as a win for South Africa kept the race tight at the top, while Tunisia secured a late point and Côte d'Ivoire won in Gambia.

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Sat, 08 Jun 2013 20:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[African trio eye final round spots]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2103380/index.html?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/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2044639/index.html?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[Giants drop points on the road]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1646558/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 10 Jun 2012 00:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Crunch clashes come early in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1645513/index.html?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[Bafana Bafana sack Mosimane]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1644463/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=South Africa have sacked Pitso Mosimane following a disappointing draw with Ethiopia and placed Steve Komphela in temporary charge.

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Tue, 05 Jun 2012 10:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Elephants rumble as Zambia stumble]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1642953/index.html?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/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1643067/index.html?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/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1641714/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 31 May 2012 02:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Mosimane: Attitude and emotion key factors]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1485914/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Pitso Mosimane, South Africa coach.]]>Mon, 08 Aug 2011 09:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Rising neighbours look to test Bafana]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1484236/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 03 Aug 2011 10:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Joy and pain in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=910476/index.html?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/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=908176/index.html?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[All to play for in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=904754/index.html?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/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=892062/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Sep 2008 16:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Benin through as Congo climb]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=874288/index.html?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/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=874151/index.html?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/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=871257/index.html?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[Malagasy shorn of key players]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=867424/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Sep 2008 22:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[All change in Africa's dugouts]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=815842/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=]]>Thu, 26 Jun 2008 09:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Burkina Faso setting breakneck pace]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=815731/index.html?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/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=813621/index.html?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/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=812929/index.html?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/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=808791/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 19 Jun 2008 15:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Tough day for Africa's big guns]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=802607/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Egypt, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Morocco, Cameroon, Angola and Mali all dropped precious points this Saturday on the road to South Africa 2010.

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Sat, 14 Jun 2008 20:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Bafana lose as Ivorians draw]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=801619/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=]]>Sat, 14 Jun 2008 15:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Big guns look to bounce back]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=800306/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 13 Jun 2008 08:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Mice hope to roar in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=798165/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=A quartet of southern Africa minnows will be relying on home advantage to upset their opposition in FIFA World Cup qualifiers this weekend.

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Wed, 11 Jun 2008 07:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Ivorians and Togo slip up]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=795242/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 08 Jun 2008 20:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Dangerous ground for favourites ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=793172/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 06 Jun 2008 12:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Rowe axed as Botswana coach]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=789252/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 04 Jun 2008 13:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Tight race in store]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=784991/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Except for Malawi's romp against Djibouti, it was a day of close encounters in Africa as Round 2 of the South Africa 2010 qualifiers began.

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Sat, 31 May 2008 20:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Pretenders take aim in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=782958/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 30 May 2008 09:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Africans prepare for take-off]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=779420/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=With the continental qualifiers for South Africa 2010 fast approaching, African sides have been fine-tuning their preparations at home and abroad.

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Tue, 27 May 2008 14:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[African road becoming clearer]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=660497/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Following the draw for the South Africa 2010 preliminary competition, FIFA has confirmed the dates and format of the qualifying matchdays.

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Fri, 14 Dec 2007 14:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Favourites game awaits Côte d’Ivoire]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=646453/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=One of the revelations of the last qualifying tournament, the Ivorians should have too much for Mozambique, Botswana and Madagascar in Group 7.

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Sun, 25 Nov 2007 23:55:36 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Stielike (CIV): Ivorians very confident]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=638133/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 25 Nov 2007 21:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Drama at the Draw]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=645888/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=A thrilling Preliminary Draw to the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa took place in Durban today, with 170 teams discovering their tasks.

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Sun, 25 Nov 2007 17:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™