Moroccan authorities have arrested an Algerian national thought to be a member of Jund al-Khilafa, a jihadist group responsible for the September beheading of a French tourist, authorities said Sunday.
The 16 teams at the Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea will share a total of $10 million with the champions earning $1.5 million (1.3m euros, £990,000) the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said.
Equatorial Guinea`s President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has vowed to personally pay for 40,000 tickets for the Africa Cup of Nations so that the poor can attend matches, and called on the wealthy to do likewise.
Attacking duo Ezequiel Lavezzi and Edinson Cavani finally returned to the Paris Saint-Germain training ground on Friday afternoon after missing their team`s first training session of 2015, an AFP journalist reported.
Sharmila Nicollet making a comeback from injury got off to a good start with a one-over par 71 that placed her tied 15th at the end of the first day of the 90-hole Ladies European Tour's Lalla Aicha Tour School Final Qualifier.