<![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 16:07:08 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[Salah keeps Egypt cruising, Togo triumph]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2104974/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mohamed Salah's hat-trick for Egypt in their 4-2 win in Zimbabwe has put the Pharaohs on the brink of the final round of African qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™, while Togo earned a big win over Cameroon.

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Sun, 09 Jun 2013 15:29:00 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[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[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[Delights and disappointments]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/newsid=1562592/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Asian 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]]>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[Giresse: We can’t afford any slip-ups]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1549949/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mali coach Alain Giresse.]]>Fri, 11 Nov 2011 02:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=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[Foxes hungry for more prey]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1484276/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Algeria will remain hopeful of a second successive FIFA World Cup finals after their Group H draw, but they will need to remain consistent with Mali ready to pounce and Benin hoping to spring a surprise.

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Wed, 03 Aug 2011 09:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Burkina Faso thump Egypt to reach Mexico]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u17worldcup/mexico2011/news/newsid=1364825/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Jan 2011 16:28:00 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[Festival's final day lives up to hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1271673/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The Football for Hope Festival concluded on Saturday with two finals played, the FIFA Fair Play Award handed out and the teams from around the world saluting each other and the people of Alexandra township.

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Sat, 10 Jul 2010 17:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=FestivalKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![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[Pharaohs looking to Aboutrika]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1114710/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= FIFA.com spoke exclusively with Egyptian playmaker Mohamed Aboutrika about the Pharaohs' chances of reaching South Africa 2010.

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Wed, 07 Oct 2009 10:07:00 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[Hassan keeps Pharaohs on course]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1098202/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 05 Sep 2009 17:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Sinkala back for Zambia]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1094086/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 25 Aug 2009 04:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Pharoahs triumph in Cairo]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1079100/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 05 Jul 2009 22:32:00 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[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[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[Katongo: We can make history]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1066377/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= FIFA.com spoke to Christopher Katongo and Herve Renard, who, inspired by Angola and Togo, are confident Zambia can reach South Africa 2010.

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Fri, 05 Jun 2009 11:39:00 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[Mbesuma back in Zambia squad]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1053401/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 30 Apr 2009 16:39:00 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[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[Algeria make minor changes]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1040752/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 24 Mar 2009 18:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Rwandan Wasps pack a sting]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1038865/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 19 Mar 2009 11:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Group C Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/preliminaries/africa/standings/group=252301/quotes.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Hassan Shehata, Egypt coach
I think all the groups are strong. There is no such a thing as an easy group. I do not see Algeria as our only contenders. I have much respect for Zambia and Rwanda as well but I can say that I am quite pleased with the sequence of matches we will play. ]]>
Thu, 23 Oct 2008 17:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Algeria hope to shock Egypt]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=921839/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 22 Oct 2008 17:48:00 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[Fairy tale endings still open]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=905403/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 10 Oct 2008 08:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Ethiopia excluded from the preliminary competition]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=879416/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Sep 2008 15:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=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[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[No stopping Nigeria]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=812337/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 21 Jun 2008 22:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™