<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2018 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 05 Oct 2017 14:20:00 GMTThu, 13 Sep 2018 16:23:16 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Equatorial Guinea expelled from FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2017/m=10/news=equatorial-guinea-expelled-from-fifa-women-s-world-cup-france-2019-2910394.htmlThe FIFA Disciplinary Committee has sanctioned the Equatorial Guinea Football Association with expulsion from the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™.

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017 14:20:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[FIFA extends match-manipulation sanction against vice-president of Equatorial Guinea FA ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=7/news=fifa-extends-match-manipulation-sanction-against-vice-president-of-equ-2812980.htmlMon, 25 Jul 2016 16:24:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Equatorial Guinea expelled from Women's Olympic Football Tournament 2020]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=4/news=equatorial-guinea-expelled-from-women-s-olympic-football-tournament-20-2780643.htmlEquatorial Guinea will not compete in the preliminary competition of the Women's Olympic Football Tournament 2020 following a decision taken by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee.

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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 14:16:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[African favourites fight their way through]]>/live-scores/news/y=2016/m=2/news=african-favourites-fight-their-way-through-2767579.htmlMon, 29 Feb 2016 03:42:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[African favourites stay on target]]>/worldcup/news/african-favourites-stay-on-target-2748054Tue, 29 Dec 2015 09:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers - Africa<![CDATA[Big boys bounce back in Africa]]>/worldcup/news/big-boys-bounce-back-in-africa-2733455The 20-team group stage in CAF qualifying for Russia 2018 is set as favourites like Egypt, Nigeria and Ghana rebounded in the second legs of their tests.

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Tue, 17 Nov 2015 22:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Shocks set up African qualifying drama]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Nigeria, Ghana and Algeria all drew, while Egypt and Mali lost in a stunning round of first leg results in African qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

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Sat, 14 Nov 2015 21:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers - Africa
<![CDATA[African favourites enter Russian race]]>/worldcup/news/african-favourites-enter-russian-race-2732015Wed, 11 Nov 2015 05:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Southern African women punch Olympic tickets]]>/womensolympic/news/y=2015/m=10/news=southern-african-women-punch-olympic-tickets-2719931.htmlThu, 22 Oct 2015 06:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Women<![CDATA[Korea DPR climb as USA stay top]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=9/news=korea-dpr-climb-as-usa-stay-top-2695985.htmlFri, 25 Sep 2015 08:57:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Africa's giants ready to plot their course]]>/worldcup/news/africa-s-giants-ready-to-plot-their-course-2667899FIFA.com looks closer at the African Zone qualifiers following the Russia 2018 Preliminary Draw, with several of the continent's big guns facing potential banana skins.]]>Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers - Africa<![CDATA[Becker: Equatorial Guinea's move up the ranking isn't luck]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=2/news=becker-equatorial-guinea-s-move-up-the-ranking-isn-t-luck-2525423.htmlFIFA.com about their dramatic run as hosts at the 2015 CAF Africa Cup of Nations and their subsequent massive jump in the rankings.]]>Thu, 19 Feb 2015 06:20:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Africans, Asians make huge leaps]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=2/news=africans-asians-make-huge-leaps-2522971.htmlThu, 12 Feb 2015 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Brave Elephants fulfil their promise]]>/live-scores/news/y=2015/m=2/news=brave-elephants-fulfil-their-promise-2522219.htmlFIFA.com looks back at a dramatic and finely balanced CAF Africa Cup of Nations which saw Côte d’Ivoire finally win a second continental title in emotional fashion, topping Ghana at the end of an impressive run of form.]]>Mon, 09 Feb 2015 05:52:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[The remarkable tale of Equatorial Guinea's poet-coach]]>/live-scores/africancup/news/newsid/251/282/9/index.htmlEsteban Becker's story in football has led him to west Africa, where the coach won a continental championship with a women's team and now leads the underdog hosts into the quarter-finals of the CAF Africa Cup of Nations.

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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:50:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=Africa Cup of Nations 2015
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: June 2014]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=6/news=women-s-round-up-june-2014-2390342.htmlFIFA.com’s review of the month in women’s football looks at crucial qualifying action for Canada 2015 in Europe and Africa, plus silverware handed out across numerous domestic competitions.]]>Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:36:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Finishing line nears for Canada 2014 hopefuls]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=finishing-line-nears-for-canada-2014-hopefuls-2257762.htmlTue, 07 Jan 2014 08:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[FIFA to discuss future of Africa’s football development in Marrakech]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=12/news=fifa-discuss-future-africa-football-development-marrakech-2247244.htmlThu, 19 Dec 2013 17:58:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Big names return on final group day]]>/worldcup/news/big-names-return-final-group-day-2167916Fri, 06 Sep 2013 01:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[FIFA to implement first Goal project in Indonesia ]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=9/news=fifa-implement-first-goal-project-indonesia-2167539.htmlWed, 04 Sep 2013 18:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=News<![CDATA[Equatorial Guinea sanctioned for fielding ineligible player]]>/worldcup/news/equatorial-guinea-sanctioned-for-fielding-ineligible-player-2138188Fri, 19 Jul 2013 15:40:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Further disciplinary proceedings opened against Equatorial Guinea]]>/worldcup/news/further-disciplinary-proceedings-opened-against-equatorial-guinea-2112057Tue, 18 Jun 2013 14:11:23 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™<![CDATA[Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt lead charge]]>/worldcup/news/cote-ivoire-egypt-lead-charge-into-final-round-2110785Sun, 16 Jun 2013 22:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Disciplinary proceedings opened against three member associations ]]>/worldcup/news/disciplinary-proceedings-opened-against-three-member-associations-2110660Sun, 16 Jun 2013 21:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Favourites made to wait in Africa]]>/worldcup/news/favourites-made-wait-africa-2104967Sun, 09 Jun 2013 21:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[African trio eye final round spots]]>/worldcup/news/african-trio-eye-final-round-spots-2103380FIFA.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[Croatia and Ecuador on the up]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2013/m=4/news=croatia-and-ecuador-the-2056322.htmlThu, 11 Apr 2013 09:00:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Favourites struggle as Eto'o returns]]>/worldcup/news/favourites-struggle-eto-returns-2044639The 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[African aspirants resume journey]]>/worldcup/news/african-aspirants-resume-journey-2039515Thu, 21 Mar 2013 14:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[The AFCON in numbers]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2013/m=1/news=the-afcon-numbers-1985424.htmlWed, 16 Jan 2013 17:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Busy year for African hopefuls]]>/worldcup/news/busy-year-for-african-hopefuls-19771502012 has seen a few surprises in the African qualifying zone for the FIFA World Cup™ as the campaign reaches its midpoint. There's still all to play for in 2013 as the continent cuts down from 52 countries to five representatives.

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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 09:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone
<![CDATA[Korea DPR climb ninth, Equatorial Guinea fly]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2012/m=12/news=korea-dpr-climb-ninth-equatorial-guinea-fly-1966813.htmlFri, 07 Dec 2012 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: November 2012 ]]>/development/news/y=2012/m=11/news=women-round-november-2012-1959525.htmlFIFA.com looks back on a month in which Genoveva Anonman's goals helped Equatorial Guinea win the African crown, Brazil sacked their coach and a new professional league was announced in USA.]]>Fri, 30 Nov 2012 07:50:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[What is international football’s biggest rivalry?]]>/live-scores/news/y=2012/m=11/news=what-international-football-biggest-rivalry-1893478.htmlFIFA.com wants to know what you feel is the biggest rivalry in the international game.]]>Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[Women's round-up: October 2012]]>/development/news/y=2012/m=11/news=women-round-october-2012-1816459.htmlFIFA.com reviews the past month in the women’s game including a match-up between big guns USA and Germany, drama in UEFA Women’s EURO qualifying, changes among some of the world’s top coaches, plus the latest club news.]]>Thu, 01 Nov 2012 12:46:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Comebacks, shocks as continental line-up set]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 15 Oct 2012 04:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Big guns facing elimination]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2012/m=10/news=big-guns-facing-elimination-1783149.htmlFri, 12 Oct 2012 08:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Elephants rampage, Indomitable Lions fade]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Côte d'Ivoire impressed in a goalfest against Senegal, holders Zambia left a lot to do in the second leg, and four-time winners Cameroon slumped to defeat. FIFA.com reviews the latest CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

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Sun, 09 Sep 2012 22:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Regional rivalries highlight last round]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2012/m=9/news=regional-rivalries-highlight-last-round-1696300.htmlFri, 07 Sep 2012 08:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Giants drop points on the road]]>/worldcup/news/giants-drop-points-the-road-1646558Sun, 10 Jun 2012 00:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Crunch clashes come early in Africa]]>/worldcup/news/crunch-clashes-come-early-africa-1645513FIFA.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]]>/worldcup/news/elephants-rumble-zambia-stumble-1642953Sat, 02 Jun 2012 23:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[African favourites seek home comfort]]>/worldcup/news/african-favourites-seek-home-comfort-1641714Thu, 31 May 2012 02:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. African Zone<![CDATA[Senegalese, South African champs fall]]>/live-scores/news/y=2012/m=3/news=senegalese-south-african-champs-fall-1594128.htmlMon, 05 Mar 2012 05:39:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Spotlight suits rising co-hosts]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2012/m=2/news=spotlight-suits-rising-hosts-1584692.htmlThu, 16 Feb 2012 01:26:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Zambia soar as Germany go second]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2012/m=2/news=zambia-soar-germany-second-1584204.htmlWed, 15 Feb 2012 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Zambian joy ends emotional tournament]]>/live-scores/news/y=2012/m=2/news=zambian-joy-ends-emotional-tournament-1582938.htmlMon, 13 Feb 2012 04:26:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[President Blatter attends CAN final]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2012/m=2/news=president-blatter-attends-can-final-1581713.htmlThu, 09 Feb 2012 16:23:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[The Lightning that shocked Africa]]>/live-scores/news/y=2012/m=1/news=the-lightning-that-shocked-africa-1574608.htmlFri, 27 Jan 2012 01:07:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Who will win the Cup of Nations?]]>/live-scores/news/y=2012/m=1/news=who-will-win-the-cup-nations-1571528.htmlFIFA.com wants to know which country you think will win the CAF Africa Cup of Nations 2012]]>Sat, 21 Jan 2012 03:53:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say