Rayan Brahimi tells FIFA.com that Algeria's women's national team are ready to compete at the CAF Africa Women Cup of Nations in Cameroon as they chase a first appearance at the FIFA Women's World Cup.
The chairman of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee has decided to extend sanctions imposed on five players and one official from Egypt, Algeria, France, Tunisia and Malta for anti-doping rule violations to have worldwide effect.
FIFA are constantly looking at ways to stimulate growth of the game in every corner of the globe. One key area identified for assistance is that of the Technical Director, and recent courses in India and Malawi are an initial step towards strengthening that bond.
Malawi is the home of a new FIFA development project hoping to fill the void that stops enthusiastic youngsters turning into elite level talent. We hear from those who hope to see it turn the country's potential into success.
FIFA is launching a global football development plan to support youth domestic leagues and to help more young players fulfil their potential, with a pilot project kicking off in Malawi on Saturday 31 October 2015.