Alex Iwobi believes Nigeria can learn from the heartbreak of their Africa Cup of Nations semi-final defeat to go on and secure third place in the tournament.
Influential Hearts midfielder Peter Haring could miss the start of the Scottish Premiership season.
Ross County co-manager Stuart Kettlewell expects his players to maintain high levels of intensity in their Betfred Cup clash at Brechin.
Senegal coach Aliou Cisse insists reaching the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final stage for the first time in 17 years will act as the catalyst to beat Tunisia on Sunday and earn a place in the final.
Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi believes Africa Cup of Nations semi-finalists Nigeria are standing on the brink of a golden future.
Ross County defender Joe Chalmers insists Montrose should not be taken lightly in their Betfred Cup opener.
Ivory Coast boss Ibrahim Kamara has warned against treating Algeria as a one-man team.
Surprise package Madagascar can cause another African Cup of Nations upset against Tunisia according to midfielder Anicet Abel.
Senegal head coach Aliou Cisse warned his side against falling into a ‘trap’ when they look to see of minnows Benin in their Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final clash.
Ivory Coast coach Ibrahim Kamara has warned his players they cannot afford to make mistakes if they are to find a way past Mali and reach the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.
Taha Yassine Khenissi insists Tunisia will put their poor group-stage results behind them when they face Ghana in the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations on Monday.
Madagascar are intent on keeping a lid on expectations as they bid to extend their dream debut in the Africa Cup of Nations in Alexandria on Sunday.
Brazil midfielder Casemiro has given his backing to national team coach Tite ahead of Sunday’s Copa America final on home soil.
Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal admits there is little inclination among the squad to play their Copa America third-place play-off against Argentina.
Cameroon coach Clarence Seedorf insists neither he nor his players are feeling the pressure of defending their Africa Cup of Nations title.
Coach Javier Aguirre claims Mohamed Salah is a certainty to win the Ballon d’Or if Egypt triumph at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Thiago Silva insists Brazil must forget about their World Cup humiliation ahead of their return to Mineirao.
Steve Mounie is confident Benin will put their goalless draw against Guinea-Bissau behind them and progress to the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Former Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan insists he is ready for Ghana’s make-or-break Africa Cup of Nations clash with Guinea-Bissau.
Angola coach Srdjan Vasiljevic believes his side can progress to the Africa Cup of Nations last 16 as Group E winners with a victory over Mali.