The International Federation of Football History and Statistics has ranked the Nigeria Professional Football League as the 57th strongest national league in the world and seventh in Africa
The Tunisian Ligue 1 is ranked in number one position in Africa, followed by Morocco, Egypt, Angola, South Africa, Zambia, Nigeria and Algeria.
The English Premier League is ranked as the strongest league in the world, with Brazil, La Liga, Serie A and Colombia’s Primera A in the top five.
Cristiano Ronaldo Equals Lionel Messi’s Home-Goal Record In UEFA
Cristiano Ronaldo has equalled Lionel Messi’s record for the most home goals scored in UEFA champions league history.
With this, the Portuguese extended his overall goals record in the competition to 132.
70 of his goals have now been scored in home matches which have now seen him level with long-time rival Lionel Messi for the most home goals in the competition’s history.
Naples’ Mayor Begins Process To Rename Stadium For Maradona
The football world is mourning the death of football legend Diego Maradona. Argentina’s president, Alberto Fernandez has declared three days of official mourning of Maradona who died of a heart attack on Wednesday at the age of 60.
The Gimnasia coach was hospitalized early in November after complaining of low spirits and fatigue.
Maradona began his professional career with Argentinos juniors at the age of 16.
Mayor of Naples has started a formal process to rename the San Paolo stadium for Diego Maradona.
The city operates the stadium, where Maradona led Napoli to their only two Serie A titles in 1987 and 1990.
Aston Villa And England’s Jack Grealish Pleads Guilty To Careless Driving
Aston Villa and England forward, Jack Grealish, has pleaded guilty to two charges of careless driving in connection with a crash during March’s coronavirus lockdown, six days after nationwide restrictions were imposed.
Grealish had denied two other charges of failing to stop and failing to report the incident, but the crown prosecution service offered no evidence and the charges were dismissed.