The late Bafana and Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa is among the five-man short-list for the CAF Africa-based African Player of the Year award.
The Conferation of African Football have announced that seven bids have been received for the hosting rights of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.
The latest version of the FIFA world rankings were released on Thursday, where Algeria remain unmoved at the top of the CAF standings.
Algeria are the highest ranked CAF nation in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday, after the conclusion of the World Cup.
The Algerian squad that did duty at the World Cup have decided to donate the prize money that they earned to poor people living in Gaza.
Medhi Lacen is wholly satisfied with what his team has achieved at this year's World Cup, despite losing to Germany in the last 16.
Germany booked their place in the World Cup quarter-finals following a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Algeria in Porto Alegre on Monday night.
Algeria snatched the point they needed against Russia in Curitiba to book a place in the last-16 of the World Cup with a 1-1 draw on Thursday.
Substitutes Marouane Fellaini and Dries Mertens helped Belgium fight back from a goal down to defeat Algeria 2-1 in their Group H opener on Tuesday.
Bafana Bafana have been drawn in Group A for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, alongside continental titans Nigeria.
Nabil Bentaleb availed himself for selection in the Algerian national team ahead of the World Cup, which kicks off in Brazil this June.
Only a handful of Africa's top 30 nations moved up in the latest FIFA world rankings which were released on Thursday morning.
With the African play-offs heading into the second legs, F411 takes a look at the potential candidates for the five World Cup tickets.
Burkina Faso are just two games away from making history by qualifying for their first ever World Cup finals.
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