Chelsea re-sign veteran striker Didier Drogba on a one-year deal after the Ivorian left Galatasaray.
South Africa will announce their new coach on Saturday, with Carlos Queiroz believed to be the frontrunner for the job.
Philippe Troussier will lead CS Sfaxien in the Champions League for the first time against Esperance this weekend.
New Al Ahly coach Juan Carlos Garrido starts his mission to become the first Spanish coach to win the Champions League this weekend.
All the latest pre-season football news and transfer gossip, and should a club legend ever return for a second spell?
The Nigeria Football Federation reveals it wants discussions with Stephen Keshi in the hope of him returning as coach.
The Nigeria Football Federation dismisses its president Aminu Maigari only a week after he was reinstated by a high court.
Ivory Coast defender Serge Aurier completes a loan move to French champions Paris St-Germain from Toulouse.
Fifa president Sepp Blatter declares his support for Sierra Leone's investigation into alleged match-fixing.
Algeria international Yacine Brahimi signs a five-year deal with Portuguese club FC Porto from Spanish side Granada.
Senegal international midfielder Guirane N'Daw signs a two-year deal with newly-promoted French Ligue 1 side Metz.
Ghanaian midfielder Abdul Osman signs a one-year deal with Partick Thistle after his release by Crewe Alexandra.
Nations Cup winner Herve Renard is among five names being considered by Ivory Coast to become their new coach.
Chelsea send Nigerian defender Kenneth Omeruoto to English second tier side Middlesbrough for a second loan spell.
Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba is considering returning to Chelsea on a one-year deal for the coming season.
The 2014 African Women's Championship hosts Namibia are drawn alongside six-time winners Nigeria, Zambia and Ivory Coast.
Benin, Lesotho, Congo Brazzaville earn wins in Nations Cup qualifiers as Mozambique strike late in Tanzania.
Frenchman Christian Gourcuff is named as the new coach of Algeria's national team, replacing Vahid Halilhodzic.
Nigeria striker Brown Ideye expresses delight at his 'dream' move, becoming West Bromwich Albion's new club record signing.
Fifa ends its ban on Nigeria following a court ruling, allowing the reinstatement of Nigeria's Football Federation board.
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