Africa Tribune
CAF president Issa Hayatou has expressed shock and dismay at the shooting to death of Orlando Pirates and South Africa national team goalkeeper Senzo Robert Meyiwa. The South African Football Association has reported that Meyiwa was shot and killed in what is reported to be a robbery in Vosloorus in the East Rand, Johannesburg, on Sunday, 26 October.
Algerian side Entente Setif secured a precious draw away at a packed Tata Raphael Stadium in Kinshasa where the home side had to come from behind two times to keep alive their interest in the 50th edition of the Orange Champions League.
The Pharaohs of Egypt registered their first win in the Orange Africa Cup of Nations Morocco 2015 qualifiers courtesy a convincing 2-0 victory over Botswana in their Group G clash in Gaborone on Friday.
Bafana Bafana coach Ephraim "Shakes" Mashaba says key to the success of any national side was to ensure that national trainers "allowed no statuses" in their camps and were willing to take risks that with young players who would in the long run help achieve good results.
Frenchman Corentin Martins has been named coach by the Mauritania Football Federation (FFRIM), succeeding compatriot Patrice Neveu. The 45-year old was confirmed following a meeting of the FFRIM Executive Committee on Tuesday, 7 October 2014.