Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Guinea were named future hosts of Africa’s flagship football competition the African Nations Cup by the Confederation of African Football on Saturday.
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has jumped to the defence of Yaya Toure.
Matches played against a backdrop of the spectacular Victoria Falls waterfall is part of the package Zambia are offering to stage the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon).
Zimbabwe have launched a bid to host the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations with President Robert Mugabe and the government giving fully in support.
Major League Soccer (MLS) club Seattle Sounders have announced the signing of Nigeria defender Onyekachi Apam.
Gabon has announced the appointment of Spaniard Albert Puig as technical director of the national team, in an effort to bring the outfit back to the continental scene by booking a place at the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco.