<![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 16:06:51 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[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[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[Egypt start strong, goals galore for Ghana]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1642780/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Egypt began their quest to reach the FIFA World Cup™ finals by defeating Mozambique 2-0 on Friday, while the Black Stars of Ghana slammed Lesotho 7-0.

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Fri, 01 Jun 2012 22:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Egypt cruise past Mozambique]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1642764/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Egypt began a quest to reach the FIFA World Cup™ finals for the first time since 1990 by defeating Mozambique 2-0 at a deserted military stadium in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria.

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Fri, 01 Jun 2012 22:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Hassan wary of Mozambique]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1642127/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 31 May 2012 15:58:00 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[Adebayor leads Togo as minnows fall]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1543238/index.html?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/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1541286/index.html?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/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1539913/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 09 Nov 2011 07:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=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[Finals joy for Ghana]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1099132/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= Ghana became the first African nation to win their way to the 2010 FIFA World Cup while Tunisia stole a late and potentially crucial point in Nigeria.

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Sun, 06 Sep 2009 20:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Atieno in Kenya squad]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1097977/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 04 Sep 2009 09:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Dominguez inspires Mozambique]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1097655/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Sep 2009 18:40:00 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[Visitors thrive in African Zone]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1074623/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= There were away successes for Ghana, Côte d'Ivoire and Algeria with Kenya the only home side to win in 20 June's six South Africa 2010 qualifiers.

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Sat, 20 Jun 2009 23:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[The favourites emerge unscathed]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1074663/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 20 Jun 2009 23:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Algerian 'Foxes' outwit Zambia]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1074365/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= Algeria beat Zambia 2-0 in a FIFA World Cup qualifier to go top of African zone Group C, as Majid Bougherra and Rafik Saifi struck to secure the points.

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Sat, 20 Jun 2009 17:55:00 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[Panthers set the pace in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1067425/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 06 Jun 2009 20:14:00 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[Monteiro believes in Mozambique ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1065409/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= Following their 0-0 draw with Nigeria, Mozambique's Dario Monteiro says his country can cause an upset in the FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

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Wed, 03 Jun 2009 09:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Gabon bask in the glory]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1043688/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 31 Mar 2009 13:39:00 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[Slow starts for Egypt and Nigeria]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1043155/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= Heavyweights Egypt and Nigeria failed to shine as the final stage of African competition got under way in what is shaping as a tight continental race.

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Sun, 29 Mar 2009 21:21:00 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[Kanu: We have a new belief]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1041293/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= Nigeria are eager to atone for missing out on a place at Germany 2006 by reaching South Africa 2010, and Nwankwo Kanu is confident they can.

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Thu, 26 Mar 2009 08:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Paito gets Mambas recall]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1040467/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 24 Mar 2009 15:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Mozambique's unlikely dream]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1036911/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= Mozambique may be outsiders to qualify for South Africa 2010, but coach Mart Nooij tells FIFA.com that his charges have earned a right to think big.

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Thu, 12 Mar 2009 08:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Martins returns for Nigeria]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1035130/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 06 Mar 2009 11:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Group B Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/preliminaries/africa/standings/group=252303/quotes.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Humberto Coelho, Tunisia coach
It's tough. Nigeria are a great team, and the only thing we can do is prepare ourselves well. Mozambique and Kenya are two teams who won't be easy to beat at home either. ]]>
Wed, 26 Nov 2008 17:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Nigeria's giants target ticket]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=921716/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 22 Oct 2008 17:03:00 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[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[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[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 ™