<![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 16:06:35 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[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[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[Nigeria snatch point, Elephants cruise]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2044379/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Nigeria waited until the last minute of stoppage time to secure a 1-1 draw with Kenya in African FIFA World Cup™ qualifying, while Côte d'Ivoire beat Gambia 3-0 and Burkina Faso won 4-0 against Niger.

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Sat, 23 Mar 2013 20:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Late goals go North Africa's way]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1647153/index.html?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/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[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[Côte d'Ivoire ease to victory, Zambia slip up]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1643099/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 02 Jun 2012 20:49:00 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[Côte d'Ivoire looking for a hat-trick]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1484257/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 03 Aug 2011 10:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Burkinabe thunder to African crown]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u17worldcup/mexico2011/news/newsid=1369883/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Jan 2011 09:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Mexico 2011<![CDATA[Ivorians, Congo join African contingent]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u17worldcup/mexico2011/news/newsid=1365364/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 15 Jan 2011 18:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Mexico 2011<![CDATA[African starlets ready for action]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u17worldcup/mexico2011/news/newsid=1359587/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Jan 2011 17:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup Mexico 2011<![CDATA[Mexico blow past Gambia]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1221548/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Javier Hernandez and Adolfo Bautista each netted twice as Mexico completed their FIFA World Cup preparations with an easy 5-1 win over Gambia.

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Sun, 30 May 2010 20:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![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[Senegal try to halt slide]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=905782/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 10 Oct 2008 11:04:00 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[Africa's battlelines are drawn]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=904025/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 09 Oct 2008 08:22:00 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[Cameroon make the cut]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=873462/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= Cameroon made sure of their place in the final phase of African qualifying for South Africa 2010, while Burkina Faso drew with Tunisia.

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Sat, 06 Sep 2008 22:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Varied rewards for victors]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=872469/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= A penultimate matchday rich on entertainment has been shy on draws so far, but there were different rewards for the teams claiming three points.

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Fri, 05 Sep 2008 22:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Race to join Nigeria resumes]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=871073/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 03 Sep 2008 23:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Super Eagles seal their place]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=814940/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=With four wins in four games, Nigeria have already secured their berth in the final qualifying phase, while five others can join them in September.

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Tue, 24 Jun 2008 07:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Joy for Algeria and Libya]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=811384/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Respective wins over Gambia and Lesotho helped Algeria and Libya ease to the top of their South Africa 2010 qualification groups.

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Fri, 20 Jun 2008 22:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Super Eagles on the brink]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=808780/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 19 Jun 2008 09:51:00 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[Quartet sight another stride]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=798759/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 12 Jun 2008 08:47:00 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[Action hots up in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=791644/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=]]>Thu, 05 Jun 2008 17:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Tunisia stunned, big guns sweat]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=786178/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Burkina Faso had the only shock of the day's 11 qualifiers when they beat Tunisia 2-1, while some of Africa's leading lights had close calls.

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Sun, 01 Jun 2008 21:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[African giants seek redemption]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=782367/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=]]>Fri, 30 May 2008 08:45:00 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[The Gambian Revolution]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=710116/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 12 Mar 2008 10:41:00 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[Weah (LBR): I'm full of confidence]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=638140/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 25 Nov 2007 21:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Algeria and Senegal in pole position]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=646469/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The group's French-speaking sides Algeria and Senegal start as favourites against English-speaking rivals Gambia and Liberia.

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Sun, 25 Nov 2007 21:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=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 ™