<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2013 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 10 Sep 2013 23:14:00 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[Pharaohs seal perfect passage]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2169516/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 10 Sep 2013 23:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Aboutrika becomes Egypt centurion]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2170166/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 10 Sep 2013 14:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![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[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[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[Diallo: Playing for Guinea is a pleasure]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2039488/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com caught up with Guinea's defensive stalwart Ibrahima Diallo, as his side prepare for a crucial 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil qualifier against Mozambique in Group G.

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Sat, 23 Mar 2013 09:17:00 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[Bafana falter on day of frustration]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1643497/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=It 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
<![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[Diallo: Guinea have no margin for error]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1549522/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com more.]]>Tue, 29 Nov 2011 08:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Ahmed Hassan: African football has changed]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1528317/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Egypt captain Ahmed Hassan.]]>Sun, 16 Oct 2011 21:20:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[A test for the Pharaohs]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1485120/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 01 Aug 2011 20:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Cameroon and Nigeria celebrate]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1134021/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The Indomitable Lions and the Super Eagles booked their places at South Africa 2010, while Egypt and Algeria face play-off on Wednesday.

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Sat, 14 Nov 2009 20:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[African qualifiers preview]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1132438/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Algeria or Egypt? Cameroon or Gabon? Tunisia or Nigeria? A dramatic conclusion ensues as Africa's last three places at the FIFA World Cup are seized.

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Thu, 12 Nov 2009 11:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[North African duo a step closer]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1116877/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= Late goals made for a dramatic day of qualifying as Tunisia and Algeria stayed on course for South Africa 2010 at the expense of Nigeria and Egypt.

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Sun, 11 Oct 2009 23:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Desert Warriors date with destiny]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1115874/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= The penultimate qualifying matches for the South Africa 2010 may see Algeria qualify for the finals for the first time in more than 23 years.

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Fri, 09 Oct 2009 01:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Four places still up for grabs]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1101821/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Sep 2009 08:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Ivorians on cusp as Lions roar]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1098510/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= Côte d'Ivoire recorded an emphatic victory to move on to the verge of qualification, while Cameroon won in Gabon to reignite their chances.

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Sat, 05 Sep 2009 20:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Msowoya the hero for Malawi]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1098201/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= A Chiukepo Msowoya-inspired Malawi came from behind to beat Guinea 2-1 at home and revive their hopes of reaching next year's African finals.

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Sat, 05 Sep 2009 15:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Drogba to lead Elephants forward]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1096110/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 29 Aug 2009 23:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Qualification in sight for African trio]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1076449/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 25 Jun 2009 09:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Home comforts for duo]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1075126/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 21 Jun 2009 22:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Camara focused on Guinea task]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1073711/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 18 Jun 2009 22:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[African eagles top the bill]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1073413/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 18 Jun 2009 15:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Algeria on top in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1067960/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= Some of Africa's traditional giants are in danger of missing South Africa 2010, while the likes of Algeria and Ghana impressed in the latest action.

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Sun, 07 Jun 2009 22:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Intrigue aplenty in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1067925/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 07 Jun 2009 22:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[African contest hots up]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1066428/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= Following some opening round shocks, FIFA World Cup qualifying in Africa could have a vastly clearer picture following this weekend's vital matches.

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Fri, 05 Jun 2009 03:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Halilhodzic recalls Toure, Dindane]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1060366/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 20 May 2009 12:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Upsets add to African intrigue]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1043372/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 30 Mar 2009 12:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Gabon stun Morocco, Togo triumph]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1042760/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 28 Mar 2009 22:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Final surge begins in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1041371/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Mar 2009 11:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Zakazaka relishing Drogba date]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1040266/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 24 Mar 2009 11:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Bangoura boost for Guinea]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1038604/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 17 Mar 2009 19:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Group E Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/preliminaries/africa/standings/group=252297/quotes.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Vahid Halilhodzic, Côte d'Ivoire coach
Our main goal is to reach the World Cup. That's what everyone is dreaming of, especially Côte d'Ivoire, who have some fantastic players but perhaps lack the overall quality to achieve something big. ]]>
Wed, 26 Nov 2008 17:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Ivorians in neighbourhood fight]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=922000/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 22 Oct 2008 18:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Cameroon handed tough test]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=921203/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= The Indomitable Lions have been handed a group with Togo, Morocco and Gabon. Egypt, meanwhile, were placed with Rwanda, Algeria and Zambia.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2008 11:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Watch the draw live on FIFA.com!]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=912823/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 15 Oct 2008 15:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[African seeds established]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=905389/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 Oct 2008 09:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Joy for Africa's winning trio]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=909987/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= There were celebrations for three teams in African qualifying on Sunday, as Burkina Faso, Egypt and Guinea all secured first place in their groups.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2008 21:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[D-day in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=909460/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 12 Oct 2008 16:08:00 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[Keita earns Guinea recall]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=892091/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Sep 2008 15:55:00 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 ™