Not many African teams rank very high in the FIFA rankings as African teams mostly fail to win games against other countries outside Africa. This could be due to the fact that African football is still growing and it's facilities, outdated. However even with these, some countries have actually impressed and gotten very high in the world rankings.
The UEFA Champions League is one of the most widely followed football league competitions in the world. Football fans all over the world enjoy the League, which is played by top-tier European football clubs. The UEFA Champions League is currently underway. In this article, we will look at the fastest players who competed in the League during the 2021/2022 season.
For the first time, a winter World Cup will be held next year, with the 2022 competition due to begin in November in Qatar. The tournament will be the last to feature 32 teams until FIFA expands the field to 48 for the 2026 World Cup, which will be held jointly by Canada, Mexico, and the United States.
Members of Nigeria’s women basketball team known as D'Tigress are not happy after winning the Afro Basketball Championship in Cameroon. D'Tigress made history in Cameroon when they lift the Africa nations cup for the third time back to back in September. But little did the fans know that these girls have been playing with nothing other than passion and patriotism for their country, without getting paid a dime.
Several factors define the strength of a country: economic progress, political stability, and military strength. But in my opinion, the reputation of a country depends largely on how it can defend itself, and that is dependent on its military strength. The US, Russia, and China are the most powerful and influential nations on earth today because they have superior military strengths.
Nuclear weapons are the most dangerous weapons on earth. One can destroy a whole city, potentially killing millions, and jeopardizing the natural environment and lives of future generations through its long-term catastrophic effects. In a publication published in March 2021, the Federation of American Scientists has disclosed the reality concerning the distribution of nuclear warheads in the world.
Jose Mourinho is tenth on the list, with a fee of £9.5 million (Chelsea, 2015) Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich paid close to nine figures to split ways with Mourinho after the Blues had a poor start to the 2015/16 season, the first of a series of entries for the 'Special One' on this countdown.
The World Cup is the biggest competition in international football. It is even the most watched sporting event in the world. Since 1930, the biggest footballing countries have been competing for the title of world champion every 4 years. Some players stood out for the number of goals they managed to score in this competition.
Nigeria can make some changes to enhance her position on the FIFA Ranking in the next months as the FIFA Ranking for October was recently announced. Nigeria is ranked 36th in the world and 5th in Africa. This is despite having a strong football legacy and excellent players who compete in home leagues as well as in other continents such as Europe, South America, and North America.
The FIFA World Cup is undoubtedly the world's most important and thrilling sporting event. Many players around the world see it as the peak of international football. Many countries from all around the world have qualified for this soccer extravaganza. Many countries, however, have not been so fortunate.
Messi recently scored a hat-trick (that consists of beautiful goals) against Bolivia and the South American country is ranked 82nd in the current FIFA Rankings. Ronaldo has the best goal scoring rate against teams ranked above 95 in the world. He once scored a brace in the last six minutes of the game to make a comeback vs 47th ranked Ireland.
VENICE RANKED FIRST. Venice is the most beautiful city in the world, and the only one that can legitimately be classified as unique, according to those who have seen it firsthand. Each structure is a work of art, and its beauty is heightened by the city's canals.
In the latest FIFA men's rankings for October, Nigeria has fallen two positions. The Super Eagles, who were placed 34th in the world in September's list, have slid 14 places to 36th. The Eagles' dip in the rankings was partly due to their 1-0 home loss to the Central African Republic earlier this month in their 2022 World Cup qualifier.
Cristiano Ronaldo extended his international record to 115 goals by scoring a hattrick in Portugal 5-0 victory over Luxembourg last night. He even promised, during his post-match interview, to extend his record further by scoring more goals for his country in future games. (Photo credit: AS)
Popular Nigerian political activist, Deji Adeyanju has reacted after Nigerian female basketball team, D'Tigress threatened to boycott FIBA World Cup qualifiers over poor treatment from Sports Ministry.Image credit: Google According to PUNCH, the players accused Caretaker Chairman of the NBBF, Musa Ahmadu-Kida for neglecting them during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and the 2021 Afrobasket which they won.
Lionel Messi is no doubt one of the best footballers in the world and he is expected to be playing in one of the most quality leagues in the world. It should be recalled that Messi played at FC Barcelona for over two decades and won a lot of laurels and trophies at Camp Nou.
Photo Credit: Google The 2021 NBBF Electoral Committee and Appeals Committee have been sworn in by Engr Musa Kida the Nigeria Basketball Federation caretaker Chairman. The historic event as enshrined in the 2019 NBBF constitution which signified the official commenting of their electoral duties took place on Thursday via zoom.
Chelsea goalkeeper, Edouard Mendy arrived the club in September 2020 after Kepa Arizabalaga made a bad performance during the 2019/2020 premier league season. The good news now is that Mendy is showcasing expertise at Chelsea where he has won two major trophies in his first season including the UEFA Champions league and UEFA Super Cup.
England 5-0 win away in Andorra, keeps them top of World Cup Qualifying Group I and moves them closer to sealing their spot at Qatar 2022. Ben Chilwell's first goal for his country got England up and running when VAR overruled an offside call in the 18th minutes of the game before Bukayo Saka benefitted from an exquisite pass from the standout Phil Foden to double the advantage before the break.
The Olympics entered its second day since the opening ceremony and Team Nigeria was once again in action today. After Edim Offiong's remarkable win yesterday, it was up to D'Tigers and rower, Toko Esther to give Nigerians something to cheer about. Here is a recap of today's results.