Claudio Ranieri will return for £23million CSKA Moscow striker Ahmed Musa in the summer. The Leicester boss is determined to land the 23-year-old Nigeria captain despite having a determined effort to land him blocked on Deadline Day. CSKA refused to countenance selling him as they believe his departure would weaken the team too significantly. They are currently top of the Russian Premier League and face Dinamo Kiev in the knockout stages of the Champions League. Musa, who has netted 10 times in all competitions this season, continued his good form with a goal to help beat Valarenga in a friendly last Wednesday. lies with them beyond this summer.
The Democratic Republic Of Congo won the African Nations Championship (CHAN) for a second time on Sunday, beating Mali 3-0 in the final in Rwanda. The Leopards, coached by Florent Ibenge, secured the title with two goals from the impressive Meschak Elia and a late Jonathan Bolingi strike. DR Congo became the first nation to win the trophy twice, having won the inaugural CHAN tournament – which is only open to footballers who play in their own local leagues – in 2009 in Ivory Coast. At a packed Amohoro Stadium in Kigali, DR Congo enjoyed huge support from the crowd although it was Mali who started with more purpose with Mamadou Coulibaly going close twice with a couple of early shots.