In The Spotlight
One cannot mention Olympique Lyon's name in this part of the world of without Michael Essien's name popping up following the midfielder's devastating two-year stay at the Rhone-Alpes based club.
Ghana captain Mukarama Abdulai has received the FIFA Adidas Golden Boot and Bronze ball she won at the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup staged in Uruguay.
A judge has ruled that Anas Aremeyaw Anas and his Tiger Eye PI must defend themselves in court over the human rights case brought against them by Ibrahim Sannie Daara after they sought to dodge the case by asking a lawyer to answer to the lawsuit on their behalf.
Jan Oblak and Radja Nainggolan are among the other players to be given the honour of making the squad this week. With no Premier League action over the weekend, the FIFA Team of the Week is dominated by players from Europe’s biggest leagues.
UFC legend Georges St-Pierre will reportedly announce his retirement from MMA on Thursday. According to ESPN's Ariel Helwani, St-Pierre will make it official at a press conference in Montreal.
It will be like holding a World Cup inside Canberra.