MIDWEEK SPORTS

Reflecting on both friendlies, Rohr stated there are positives to take going into next month’s 2021 AFCON qualifiers against Sierra Leone.
Meanwhile, the Super Eagles of Nigeria have retained their status as the second most valuable national team on the continent of Africa with a valuation of 230.68 million euros.
They have also been ranked among the 100 Most Valuable National Teams in the world with the Nigerian senior national side ranked 21st.
According to Transfermarkt, the 3-time African Champions is the second most valuable team in Africa behind fellow West Africans, Senegal While the Teranga Lions of Senegal are in 12th spot on the global stage with a valuation of 344.43 million euros.
The Atlas Lions of Morocco is currently the third most valuable African team and 23rd in the world, on 189.83 million euros.
The Three Lions of England are still rated as the Most Valuable National Team in the world with a staggering market value of 1.38 billion euros ahead of second-placed France with a value of 1.23 billion pounds.
Over in South America, Neymar overtook Ronaldo de Lima and moved into second place behind Pele on Brazil’s all-time goalscoring list after notching a hat trick in a 4-2 victory over Peru on Tuesday in a World Cup qualifier.
The Paris Saint-Germain striker now has 64 goals, two more than Ronaldo de Lima and 13 behind Pele, who heads the list with 77.
In Tennis, Andy Murray suffered another first round elimination on Tuesday, this time at the Cologne Indoors at the hands of veteran Fernando Verdasco.
Verdasco exploited Murray’s fragile serve to win 6-4, 6-4 in a match which finished after midnight.



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