With Baba Rahman’s surprise move to Chelsea offering further proof of the excellent youth development work being done in Ghana, Elio Stamm visited a football academy in Accra to find out more. We also report on football in Mali, where major plans are being made for the future.

With the English Premier League having taken its first few paces, we look at how Manchester United have stuttered and stumbled through their opening games of the season.

National team returnee David Pizarro reflects on the wonderful feeling of victory.

Sepp Blatter
This week, the FIFA President praises the tact and sensitivity of a referee: “Nikolaj Hanni demonstrated that a situation can be defused without exhausting every option in the rulebook.”

Newly promoted side Gazelec Ajaccio are determined to prove themselves in Ligue 1.