London - Former Tottenham Hotspur head coach Tim Sherwood has been appointed as the new manager of Aston Villa on a three-year contract, the Premier League club announced on Saturday.
BERLIN — Bayern Munich routed Hamburger SV 8-0, and Bas Dost's injury-time winner gave Wolfsburg a 5-4 victory at Bayer Leverkusen as the Bundesliga saw a deluge of goals Saturday.Thomas Mueller, Arjen Robben and Mario Goetze all scored two each for Bayern, with Robert Lewandowski claiming another and substitute Franck Ribery scoring on his return from a right thigh injury.
Ivory Coast ended years of frustration to claim their second African Nations Cup crown following a dramatic penalty shootout victory over Ghana in the final.
DR Congo wIn bronze in the AFCON. 4-2 penalty victory it is for DR Congo and the host would burst into tears. They gave everything but have nothing to show for it, except a fourth place finish.
LONDON — David Beckham has marked his 10th year as a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF by setting up a new personal fund, saying he wants to "raise millions" to help protect the world's most vulnerable children.
Ghana coach Avram Grant is expecting a good game with Ivory Coast in Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations Cup final.
Morocco have been banned from the next two Africa Cup of Nations after failing to host this year's tournament.