Tottenham's Nabil Bentaleb is unlikely to play again this season after being ruled out for six weeks following knee surgery.
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has been named in Ivory Coast's squad for their upcoming African Nations Cup qualifiers against Sudan.
ESPN FC writers based in each of the six FIFA regions explain their local moods and share what they will hope for from the new FIFA president.
Two FIFA voters have defied African soccer leaders by endorsing rival candidates in the presidential election for Sepp Blatter's successor.
The African football confederation says it is backing Sheikh Salman of Bahrain in this month's FIFA presidential election.
Ebola-free Guinea clear for international soccer matches