CAIRO -- The Confederation of African Football will respect a decision by sport's highest court and lift its ban on Morocco participating in the 2017 and 2019 African Nations Cups.
CAF said Sunday it would comply despite what it called "contradictions" in the ruling by the Switzerland-based Court of Arbitration for Sport.
CAF banned Morocco from the next two African Cups and fined it $1 million for withdrawing as host of this year's tournament.
Morocco cited fears over the spread of the deadly Ebola...
LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Morocco have been cleared to play in the next two editions of the African Nations Cup after the Court of Arbitration for Sport lifted the ban imposed by the Confederation of African Football on Thursday.
The North-African nation was expelled from the 2017 and 2019 tournaments and was fined $1 million by the CAF, which also demanded a further $9 million in compensation, after the country pulled out because of the Ebola epidemic.
Although it acknowledged Morocco's decision...
Javier Hernandez scored and Jose Corona stopped a penalty as Mexico defeated Ecuador 1-0 in a friendly in Los Angeles on Saturday.
Hernandez provided the only goal of the game in the 14th minute when he cut inside and curled in a shot from the top of the 18-yard box.
Corona made a number of key saves, but none was bigger than his penalty save on Miller Bolanos in the 73rd minute.
Diego Reyes clattered into Angel Mena in the box, but Bolanos could not convert as Corona dived to his right.
WASHINGTON -- Ever Banega scored on a deflected shot, Federico Mancuello added a late goal and Argentina beat El Salvador 2-0 in a friendly on Saturday.
Argentina played a lacklustre game without star Lionel Messi, who stayed on the bench with a right foot bruise. The Barcelona star took a knock last Sunday in the clasico against Real Madrid and missed several training sessions this week with the national team.
Messi had tests done on Tuesday, which revealed no serious injury.
Banega scored with...