Six spots in the group stages of qualification for the 2015 Nations Cup are at stake this weekend as the play-offs reach their conclusion.
Kenya seek to overturn the one-year ban handed to coach Adel Amrouche by the Confederation of African Football.
Seychelles cancel Saturday's 2015 Nations Cup qualifier against Sierra Leone because of fears over the Ebola virus.
Thomas Vermaelen 'could leave' Arsenal, Women's Rugby World Cup starts, and transfer news from around Europe and the UK.
Algeria goalkeeper Rais Mbolhi signs for MLS side Philadelphia Union from CSKA Sofia on a three-year contract.
Frenchman and former Zambia coach Herve Renard becomes the new coach of Ivory Coast, taking over from Sabri Lamouchi.
The Nigeria Football Federation reveals it is close to agreeing a new contract for Stephen Keshi to return as national coach.
Nigeria international striker Imoh Ezekiel signs for Qatari club Al-Arabi SC from Belgian side Standard Liege.
Man City's Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure says he wants to stay at the Premier League club for "as long as possible".
Former Egypt international striker Ahmed 'Mido' Hossam is "relieved of his duties" as coach of Egyptian side Zamalek.
The 2014 Cosafa Cup in Botswana is cancelled with hopes that the tournament can be hosted elsewhere later in the year.
Udinese's Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo says he has joined Watford on loan with the aim of playing in the Premier League.
Liberia suspends all football activities in an effort to control the spread of Ebola, as the death toll continues to rise.
English club Crewe are set to sell Guinea's Mathias Pogba to Italian side Pescara.
Ghana forward Jordan Ayew signs a four-year deal with Lorient from French rivals Marseille.
Garry Monk says Swansea City and Ivory Coast striker Wilfried Bony would only leave if the club receives an "astronomical" offer.
Former Ghana international Mark Edusei has a suspension for match-fixing imposed in Italy extended to a global ban by Fifa.
Fifa looks into claims a Manchester City player was racially abused in Croatia, and that an Italian official made racist comments.
Philippe Troussier enjoys a winning start as coach of CS Sfaxien in the African Champions League.
New Al Ahly coach Juan Carlos Garrido guides the Egyptian giants to a slender Confederation Cup group victory over Sewe San Pedro.
Angola call up three new players, previously capped at junior level by European countries, ahead of the upcoming Nations Cup qualifiers.
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