The Super Falcons of Nigeria rose one place from the 38th position to 37th in the latest FIFA ranking released yesterday. The move came despite the team’s inactivity in the last 14 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic that shut down both sporting and economic activities across the world.
Aston Villa Captain, Jack Grealish has been banned from driving for nine months and taxed a total of £82,499 fine after crashing his Range Rover during UK's March 2020 Covid-19 lockdown. The 25-year-old England footballer was sentenced at Birmingham Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, after previously pleading guilty to two charges, including one linked to the incident in which his 4x4 hit two parked vehicles in Dickens Heath, Solihull, West Midlands.
Chelsea and defending champions Bayern Munich also find out their opponents in the last 16, while Man Utd are in the hat for Europa League last 32.
The embattled manager received the vote of confidence as his team struggle to score goals and pick up points under-fire Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta has been given the full backing of the club's technical director Edu but relief won't be felt in the form of big-money signings during the January transfer window.