Egypt were voted to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Tuesday, replacing initial organisers Cameroon. Caf Executive Committee Tarek Bouchamaoui says the Egyptian government's support was instrumental in helping Egypt claim 2019 Afcon hosting rights.
German-born Ghanaian midfielder Kingsley Schindler has emerged as a transfer target for Bundesliga side Hannover 96 ahead of the January transfer window. Schindler was one of the most exciting players in the first round of the Bundesliga II after scoring five goals and providing six in 16 games for Holstein Kiel.
Ghanaian attacker Joseph Paintsil has been included in the ten most expensive top talents in the Belgian Jupilar Pro League. Paintsil signed a four-year deal with the Smurfs in the summer from Ghanaian second-tier outfit Tema Youth in a deal worth €2.5 million after his impressive loan spell at Hungarian giants Ferencvaros.