<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 21 Nov 2013 11:36:00 GMTWed, 09 Apr 2014 19:42:38 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Déjà vu amid African drama]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 21 Nov 2013 11:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[West African trio punch tickets]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nigeria, Côte d'Ivoire and Cameroon became the first three African nations to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil with victories over the weekend. FIFA.com rounds up all the action.

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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 18:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Victory sends Cameroon to the finals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 17 Nov 2013 15:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[90 minutes to go in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 15 Nov 2013 03:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[African repeat remains on the cards]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The CAF nations that qualified for the 2010 FIFA World Cup stayed on course for Brazil 2014 with Côte d'Ivoire and Nigeria recording victories, while Burkina Faso also won and Cameroon earned a hard-fought draw.

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Sun, 13 Oct 2013 20:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Emenike edges Ethiopia, Tunisia held]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Emmanuel Emenike scored twice as Nigeria came from behind to beat Ethiopia 2-1 in a closely-fought FIFA World Cup Africa zone play-off first leg, while great goalkeeping from Cameroon held Tunisia to a 0-0 draw.

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Sun, 13 Oct 2013 15:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Khalifa: This is a gift from God]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about Tunisia's rollercoaster FIFA World Cup  qualifying campaign thus far and their upcoming play-off against Cameroon.]]>Fri, 11 Oct 2013 21:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Kwambe confident of Nigeria's chances]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Oct 2013 15:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[African hopefuls two games from Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 Oct 2013 01:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Arab rivals avoid each other]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com has the details.]]>Mon, 16 Sep 2013 17:15:01 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Play-off draw brings high drama]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 16 Sep 2013 10:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Cape Verde sanctioned; Tunisia through to final FIFA World Cup qualifying round]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has today taken a decision to sanction the Cape Verdean Football Association (FCF) and as a result, Tunisia will progress to round three of the FIFA World Cup African zone qualifiers.

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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 14:26:01 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Ten left standing after wild weekend in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com?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?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 06 Sep 2013 01:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Equatorial Guinea sanctioned for fielding ineligible player]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 19 Jul 2013 15:40:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt lead charge]]>http://www.fifa.com?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?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?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?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?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[Bangura determined to make history again]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com he is hoping to help Sierra Leone to an unlikely qualification for Brazil 2014 having been a key member of the nation’s historic appearance at a previous FIFA tournament ten years ago.]]>Fri, 03 May 2013 06:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Favourites struggle as Eto'o returns]]>http://www.fifa.com?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?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[Giants drop points on the road]]>http://www.fifa.com?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?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?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?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?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 31 May 2012 02:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Tunisia eye return to glory days]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 03 Aug 2011 10:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Hard road ahead for African favourites]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 30 Jul 2011 23:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Holders Mazembe remain standing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Congo DR club TP Mazembe again proved to be the darlings of African club football by winning a fourth continental crown over the weekend. Join FIFA.com for a look back at the 2010 edition of the CAF Champions League.

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Tue, 16 Nov 2010 01:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2010
<![CDATA[Esperance ready to climb a mountain]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Nov 2010 12:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2010<![CDATA[Classy Crows leave Esperance behind]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ngandu Kasongo and Given Singuluma scored two goals apiece to lift DR Congo's TP Mazembe Englebert to a 5-0 first-leg final win over Esperance, which all but assures them of their second successive continental title.

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Mon, 01 Nov 2010 10:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2010
<![CDATA[Fireworks await in first leg]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The first leg of the CAF Champions League final on Sunday should see powerful Tunisian visitors Esperance pushing for an away goal against holders TZ Mazembe in DR Congo.

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Fri, 29 Oct 2010 17:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2010
<![CDATA[A history of drama in Africa’s club final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Ahead of the first-leg of the CAF Champions League final this weekend, FIFA.com takes a look back at the clubs, players and moments that have defined the continent's biggest club match.

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Fri, 29 Oct 2010 08:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=News
<![CDATA[Eneramo leads Esperance charge]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In the goal-scoring form of his young life, Nigerian Michael Eneramo should be a key figure for Tunisia's Esperance as they look to dethrone African champions TP Mazembe in the weekend's CAF Champions League final.

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Tue, 26 Oct 2010 10:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2010
<![CDATA[Esperance set up Mazembe showdown]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tunisia's Esperance overcame rivals Al Ahly on away goals to earn a spot in the CAF Champions League final against DR Congo's TP Mazembe Englebert.

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Mon, 18 Oct 2010 13:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2010
<![CDATA[African giants eye final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The semi-finals of Africa's top club competition conclude this weekend with tough away legs looming for Al Ahly and defending champions TP Mazembe.

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Thu, 14 Oct 2010 17:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2010
<![CDATA[African leaders look to keep out front]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The final group stage of the CAF Champions League continues this weekend as three previous champions all look to build on away wins in the previous round.

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Thu, 29 Jul 2010 13:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2010
<![CDATA[France fail to fire against Tunisia]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=France's preparations for the FIFA World Cup suffered a reality check on Sunday as they came from behind to snatch a 1-1 draw against Tunisia.

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Sun, 30 May 2010 22:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Champions kick off in style]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Reigning champions Equatorial Guinea and continental giants Nigeria took command of their African Women's Championship qualifying ties with away wins.

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Mon, 24 May 2010 13:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Germany 2011
<![CDATA[Tunisia sack coach Coelho]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tunisia have sacked coach Humberto Coelho after their failure to qualify for South Africa 2010 with Faouzi Benzarti named as Coelho's replacement.

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Mon, 23 Nov 2009 19:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Cameroon and Nigeria celebrate]]>http://www.fifa.com?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?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?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?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[Ben Khalfallah: We can’t let it slip]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Fahid Ben Khalfallah speaks to FIFA.com about Tunisia's forthcoming meeting with Kenya and his confidence they will edge Nigeria for qualification.

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Tue, 06 Oct 2009 08:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Four places still up for grabs]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 15 Sep 2009 08:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Last-minute Tunisia grab draw in Nigeria  ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Nigeria's hopes for a place at 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa were severely dented by the concession of a late equaliser at home to Group B rivals Tunisia.

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Sun, 06 Sep 2009 20:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Finals joy for Ghana]]>http://www.fifa.com?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[Follow the action - LIVE]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= You can follow all of today's qualifying action live on FIFA.com via the EMIRATES MatchCast. So, come and join fans from across the world.

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Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™