With the tenth anniversary of Marc-Vivien Foe's tragic passing approaching, FIFA.com looks back at the sadness and joy of Africa's history at the Festival of Champions, the FIFA Confederations Cup.
With international action at the fore, FIFA.com takes a look at the Tehau family running riot at the OFC Nations Cup, Eden Hazard's record-breaking move to Chelsea, Mexico's run of wins over Brazil, and trouble for Italy and South Africa.
It was a tough day for strikers in Africa as Bafana Bafana were held at home by Ethiopia, Nigeria just earned a win and no side managed more than a single goal.
Johan Neeskens will go up against Gavin Hunt looking for his first trophy as coach when he leads Mamelodi Sundowns against neighbours SuperSport United in an all-Pretoria South African FA Cup final.
Katlego Mphela scored an equalising goal to earn South Africa a 1-1 draw in their international friendly with Côte d'Ivoire, who took the lead courtesy of an own goal from Siboniso Gaxa.
Not only have Al Ahly and Zamalek risen to the top in Egypt, but Ghana's most successful duo and a familiar face in South Africa have carved out early domestic leads.