<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2018 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 25 May 2017 13:30:00 GMTSat, 16 Jun 2018 22:15:44 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Ambitious South Sudan rising fast]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=5/news=ambitious-south-sudan-rising-fast-2888447.htmlThu, 25 May 2017 13:30:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Top 20 holds, small gains for African minnows]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=5/news=top-20-holds-small-gains-for-african-minnows-2881940.htmlWith many club seasons nearing their climax, it was a quiet month on the international front – a fact reflected in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking.

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Thu, 04 May 2017 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[Five things to watch in AFCON qualifying]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=3/news=five-things-to-watch-in-afcon-qualifying-2771564.htmlFIFA.com profiles the big stories ahead of this week's CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches.]]>Tue, 22 Mar 2016 04:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![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[Rich pickings for travelling teams]]>/worldcup/news/rich-picking-for-travelling-teams-2710722Kenya, Niger, Botswana and Swaziland were among the big winners over the weekend in CAF qualifying for Russia 2018 as the first round heads into the second leg this week.

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Sat, 10 Oct 2015 19:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers - Africa
<![CDATA[Germany up to second, Spain back in top ten]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2015/m=9/news=germany-up-to-second-spain-back-in-top-ten-2702884.htmlThu, 01 Oct 2015 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men 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[Returning to the refugee camp]]>/live-scores/news/y=2015/m=6/news=returning-to-the-refugee-camp-2649571.htmlBorn 19 years ago in a Kenyan refugee camp to South Sudanese parents, Australian youth international Awer Mabil is returning to the place of his birth this week to bring football material and dreams to children.

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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 09:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![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[FIFA invests USD 200 million in football development in 2013]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=12/news=fifa-invests-usd-200-million-football-development-2013-2247063.htmlWed, 18 Dec 2013 09:59:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA completes first-ever development course in South Sudan]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=11/news=fifa-completes-first-ever-development-course-south-sudan-2220049.htmlSouth Sudan, which became FIFA's 209th member association in 2012, has benefitted from its maiden programme for referees and assistant referees.

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Thu, 07 Nov 2013 13:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=RefereeingKind=News
<![CDATA[ A new team for a new nation]]>/news/y=2013/m=7/news=new-team-for-new-nation-2133450.htmlFIFA.com's Video of the Week looks back at that historic moment in the fledgling nation's history.]]>Thu, 11 Jul 2013 01:59:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Video of the WeekKind=News<![CDATA[New country, new football hero]]>/live-scores/news/y=2013/m=4/news=new-country-new-football-hero-2059321.htmlWed, 17 Apr 2013 04:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![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[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[Goal Programme: USD 250 million for football development]]>/development/news/y=2012/m=9/news=goal-programme-usd-250-million-for-football-development-1709864.htmlWed, 26 Sep 2012 15:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=Release<![CDATA[Portugal climb fourth as African quartet fly]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2012/m=9/news=portugal-climb-fourth-african-quartet-fly-1695079.htmlTue, 04 Sep 2012 12:02:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[African development takes centre stage]]>/development/news/y=2012/m=8/news=african-development-takes-centre-stage-1677870.html
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Thu, 09 Aug 2012 18:02:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News
<![CDATA[England hit high, South Sudan debut]]>/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2012/m=8/news=england-hit-high-south-sudan-debut-1676839.html]]>Wed, 08 Aug 2012 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[More than a game for South Sudan]]>/development/news/y=2012/m=7/news=more-than-game-for-south-sudan-1664430.htmlTue, 17 Jul 2012 10:16:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Alei: South Sudan are not starting from scratch]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-tournaments/news/y=2012/m=6/news=alei-south-sudan-are-not-starting-from-scratch-1655706.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA World caught up with the country's FA President to discuss how it feels to be part of the world footballing family and the challenges they face.]]>Tue, 26 Jun 2012 09:11:00 GMTArea=Member AssociationSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Congress fully backs reform process, appoints first woman to Executive; welcomes South Sudan as 209th FIFA member ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2012/m=5/news=fifa-congress-fully-backs-reform-process-appoints-first-woman-executive--1639773.htmlThe FIFA Congress 2012 has agreed a number of reforms - following its FIFA Good Goverance road map, appoints their first woman on to the Executive Committee and welcomed South Sudan as its 209th member association.

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Fri, 25 May 2012 16:59:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Congress 2012