BRAZIL: At the age of 35, Ronaldinho makes a winning return to football in his homland as Fluminense beat Gremio 1-0.
ENGLAND: Arsene Wenger begins his 20th season in charge of Arsenal by getting the better of Jose Mourinho for the first time in 14 attempts as his side beat Chelsea 1-0 in the Community Shield with a goal from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
FRANCE: After a clean sweep of the domestic silverware last term, Paris Saint-Germain start the new season in a similar fashion, beating Lyon 2-0 in the French Super Cup with goals from Serge Aurier and Edinson Cavani. Maxime Gonalons was sent off for Lyon.
GERMANY: Wolfsburg beat Bayern Munich on penalties to win the German Super Cup after a 1-1 draw in which Nicklas Bendtner equalises in the last minute after Arjen Robben puts Bayern ahead.
HOLLAND: PSV beat Groningen 3-0 with goals from Luuk de Jong (two) and Adam Maher to claim the Dutch Super Cup.
MALAWI: Caretaker coach Ernest Mtawali was given a permanent contract to lead the national side. He will be assisted by Nsanzurwimo Ramadhan, who is boss of domestic champions Big Bullets.