The Confederation of African Football (Caf) announced on Friday that Cameroon was stripped of the hosting rights for the African Cup of Nations in 2019, due to security and infrastructure concerns.
Borussia Dortmund will attempt to secure loanee defender Achraf Hakimi on a permanent deal, according to club CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke.
France have climbed to the top of the Fifa World Rankings, while South Africa remain 74th on the list.
Following a below-par performance in Russia, for the first time in 32 years, the World Cup last 16 will not feature an African team, writes MARSHALL GOUTS.
Interim head-coach Fernando Hierro admits Spain was lucky to top Group B after a VAR-assisted equaliser earned the 2010 World Cup winners a 2-2 draw with Morocco.
Spain and Portugal both secured progression to the knockout stages despite failing to win their final Group B World Cup fixtures.
Referee Mark Geiger has ‘strongly refuted’ claims he asked for the shirt of Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo at half-time of the clash with Morocco on Wednesday.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored after four minutes to become the leading European international goal-scorer of all time as Portugal beat Morocco.
Cristiano Ronaldo netted his fourth goal of the campaign as Portugal defeated Morocco 1-0 in their 2018 World Cup Group B encounter at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
Cristiano Ronaldo became the highest-scoring European in international history by scoring against Morocco on Wednesday.