Back-to-baton Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has handed Villarreal striker, Ikechukwu Uche a call up in the 25-man squad for Nigeria's final two African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Congo-Brazzaville and South Africa.
The Confederation of African Football have denied reports that they have agreed in principle with Morocco to the postponement of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, scheduled to be held between January 17 and February 8.
The president of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA), Isha Johansen has backed host Morocco's request to have the African Cup of Nations finals postponed.
South Africa will play their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sudan in Durban, the hometown of goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa who died last week.
Algerian club Entente Setif, dismissed by some officials as not being good enough to win the 2014 CAF Champions League, are poised to lift the trophy this Saturday.
English Premiership side, Manchester United, have signed a deal with with Chi Limited to become the club's official soft drinks partner in Nigeria.