Statistics show that Liverpool play more long passes than Manchester United, despite Jurgen Klopp bemoaning the tactic after Sunday's derby.
Ahmad Ahmad has announced that he will challenge current Confederation of African Football president Issa Hayatou in the upcoming elections in March.
Minnows Guinea-Bissau believe they can take down the mighty Cameroon when they clash at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday.
The second half of the Absa Premiership will start earlier and finish later than expected, as the PSL reorganises its schedule around Afcon.
Zimbabwe coach Callisto Pasuwa says his side's 2-2 draw against Algeria in their first Afcon match was a morale boost for the unheralded team.
Louis van Gaal says he is not definitely done with football just yet, after appearing to suggest earlier this week that he was retiring from the game.
Read Independent Media reporter Njabulo Ngidi's daily diary from Libreville, Gabon in today's edition of My Afcon Notebook.
Afcon hosts Gabon will look to put one foot in the quarter-finals when they face Burkina Faso, a side currently led by their former coach.
Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez admitted defrauding Spanish tax authorities of €983 443 while playing for Barcelona.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp revealed that he squared up to Jose Mourinho because the Portuguese was trying to get his player disciplined.
It is 35 years since Ghana won the Africa Cup of Nations but coach Avram Grant is looking to use the pressure to end that long drought as a positive.
Ivory Coast made a disappointing start to their Africa Cup of Nations title defence Monday when held 0-0 by lowest Group C seeds Togo.
Chelsea striker Diego Costa took part in a solitary training session for the second day in a row, as he continued his recovery from a back injury.
Yaya Toure is adamant Man City can still end the season as Premier League champions even after a humiliating 4-0 defeat by Everton.
Though many young and exciting players are taking part in #AFCON2017, there is the older brigade who continue to blossom and provide entertainment.