NASThe English Premier League African Player of the Month nominations for September have been released.

In a statement by organisers New African Soccer, four names top the nominations list.

President of CAF and Hall of Famer Issa Hayatou was yesterday officially confirmed as the Senior Vice President of FIFA. This was at the end of the FIFA Executive Committee session on 26 September.

Stoke City’s Senegalese striker Mame Biram Diouf received his Premier League African Player of the Month of August this afternoon at a brief ceremony at the Stoke City training ground.

African Union chairperson Dr Nkosana Dlamini-Zuma says African nations should over the next decade work hard and aspire to win the FIFA World Cup.

The two-day CAF executive committee meetings which will culminate in the announcement of host countries for the Africa Cup of Nations in 2019 and 2021 got off to a rousing start with a speech from AU Commission president Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma who hailed the significant impact football had on the continent's development aspirations and well being.

Jerome Champagne, former Deputy General Secretary of FIFA, has announced that he will indeed stand for election next year for the Presidency of the soccer-ruling body.

African football legend and one who has graced the English Premier League at the highest level, Kanu Nwankwo, officially lent his support and backing to the initiative of New African Soccer, aimed at giving monthly, and later an annual award to the League’s African Players.