Friday, 19 January 2018

Sports

World football governing body, Fédération Internationale de Football Association, FIFA, has released its end-of-year international ranking for Women National Teams and the Super Falcons of Nigerian occupies the top-ranked team in Africa.

Arsene Wenger insists Olivier Giroud will not leave Arsenal in January despite the France striker’s lack of starting opportunities.

Giroud has yet to start a Premier League game this season, but he showed his value coming off the bench when he headed a late equaliser to secure a 1-1 draw at Southampton on Sunday.

The Nationwide League One on Saturday rose from its Congress to fix March next year, 2018 for the kickoff of its 2018 football season. This was even as it commended the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF over the Super Eagles qualification to the next world cup in Russia 2018.