Next week on
© AFP gives you a preview of just some of the articles, interviews and features to be published next week.

Interview with Nelson Haedo Valdez catches up with Paraguayan forward Nelson Haedo Valdez. The Borussia Dortmund player discusses life in the Bundesliga and his country's South Africa 2010 aspirations.

Classic Football
We reflect on the resplendent career of Spanish legend Luis Suarez, who shined for Barcelona and Inter Milan, and also profile Yokohama Marinos, the three-time J.League champions. On the derby front, Mexico's clasico de Monterrey is next week's rivalry feature.

Spotlight on Sri Lanka and Myanmar
Both Sri Lanka and Myanmar made large strides on the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, climbing to 156th and 147th respectively. We look at the progress of the duo, who have both qualified for next year's AFC Challenge Cup.

What to watch
After yesterday's FIFA World Cup™ qualification action, it's time for club football to dominate the headlines once again as numerous domestic seasons kick-off. Be sure to visit the MatchCentre to keep up to date with all the news, fixtures and results from 170 professional leagues.

The hidden gem
With so many important championships commencing in August, the World Leagues widget allows you to customise the application to suit your favourite league. Once the widget is added, all that's left to do is sit back and receive all the important results, standings and breaking news on a daily basis.