<![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 16:07:20 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[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[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[Egypt snatch dramatic late win]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2048428/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mohamed Aboutrika scored a penalty to earn Egypt a dramatic 2-1 home victory over Zimbabwe in their 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier. Hosny Abd Rabou had earlier put the Pharaohs ahead before Knowledge Musona levelled.

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Tue, 26 Mar 2013 19:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Bradley: No margin for error]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=2044966/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 25 Mar 2013 14:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Gumbo resigns from Zimbabwe post]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1958010/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 25 Nov 2012 23:00:00 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[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[Hard road ahead for African favourites]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/preliminaries/news/newsid=1483245/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 30 Jul 2011 23:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[A history of drama in Africa’s club final]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/news/newsid=1325563/index.html?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[African leaders look to keep out front]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/uae2010/news/newsid=1278819/index.html?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[New stars light African sky]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1037337/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 13 Mar 2009 11:31:00 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[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[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 ™
<![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[Big guns sign off in style]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=813621/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Congo DR, Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Egypt and Mali all picked up important wins to help their bids to reach South Africa 2010.]]>Sun, 22 Jun 2008 21:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Ghana and Guinea go top]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=812929/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=]]>Sun, 22 Jun 2008 16:20:00 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[Mice hope to roar in Africa]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=798165/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=A quartet of southern Africa minnows will be relying on home advantage to upset their opposition in FIFA World Cup qualifiers this weekend.

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Wed, 11 Jun 2008 07:33:00 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[Bafana snatch victory over Zimbabwe]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=710300/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=A stoppage time own goal brought South Africa a 2-1 friendly victory over Zimbabwe on Tuesday.

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Tue, 11 Mar 2008 20:04:00 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[Fortune smiles on Guinea]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=646773/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Guinea have been handed what looks a favourable draw in Group 2 in Africa, where they will take on Kenya, Namibia and Zimbabwe.

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Mon, 26 Nov 2007 09:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group AnalysisTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Nouzaret (GUI): Qualifying shouldn't be a problem]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/archive/southafrica2010/news/newsid=638105/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Robert Nouzaret, Guinea: "I don't want to come across as presumptuous but if we play to the best of our abilities, qualifying shouldn't pose too many problems."

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Sun, 25 Nov 2007 20:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Group QuotesTournament=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 ™