Trending On Complete Sports 09.09.19

Trending On Cornerstone News Nigeria showcases the trending stories making the rounds during the weekend on Cornerstone News Nigeria, they are the Editors “Pick of the week” You can click on the link to read the full story. Enjoy! Shevchenko To Ring Changes In Ukraine Team...

‘New’ Eagles seek to make a point against Ukraine

A number of circumstances compel Nigeria to put out a relatively new breed Super Eagles in an international friendly against Ukraine at the Dnipro Arena on Tuesday night. Long-time midfield enforcer Mikel John Obi retired from international football as curtains drew on th...

Olympic Eagles in big U23 AFCON ticket battle

Cup holders Nigeria has all to play for to earn a slot in the finals of the U23 Africa Cup of Nations holding in Egypt in November, as they take the pitch at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba on Tuesday trailing Sudan by a lone goal. A goal seconds to the end of the first half in...

Taskforce arrests 11 NURTW over fracas in Lagos

The Lagos State Taskforce at the weekend arrested 11 suspected members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) for allegedly causing mayhem at the Yaya Abatan area of Ogba. The suspects, according to the police, allegedly engaged themselves with guns, broken...

Ogunbote Gets Heroic Welcome In Enugu As Lobi Make Winning Start In Preseason Tournament

Former Rangers manager, Gbenga Ogunbote was warmly welcomed by spectators at Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium Enugu on Sunday when he filed out his team, Lobi Stars, in their opening match of the maiden edition of the Tico Select/Ifeanyi Ekwueme Preseason Tournament against Godosky...

Amapakabo Banks On Nwakali To Help Subdue Sudan In U-23 AFCON Qualifier

Nigeria’s U-23 Eagles head coach Imama Amapakabo is relying on talented midfielder Kelechi Nwakali to help his team go past Sudan in Tuesday’s U-23 Africa Cup of Nations, second leg, final qualifying round fixture at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Cornerstonenewsng.com Nigeria...

Ex-Eagles Midfielder Ekwueme Named New Heartland Sporting Director

Ifeanyi Ekwueme, a former Super Eagles midfielder has been named the Sporting Director of Heartland Football Club, following the reorganisation carried out in the Naze Millionaires,Cornerstonenewsng.com reports. Ekwueme, 39, replaces a former junior international, Promise...

Winners Emerge In FAAN Tennis Club Annual Age Grade Tennis Competition

Winners have emerged in the sixth edition of the FAAN Tennis Club, Ikeja Annual Age Grade Tennis Tournament. The sixth edition of the competition saw kids from different tennis clubs in Lagos compete for honours in the two-day event. In a keenly contested U-12 Girls final,...

Touching tribute to Cristiano Ronaldo’s Father

Cristiano Ronaldo’s father passed away at 52 after years of addiction to alcohol and Elma, Cristiano’s sister, posted a touching message on Instagram to their late father. Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the biggest stars in the world. He has it all: unprecedented success in his...

Women’s football deserves 50 percent more than whatever it gets now – Ogebe

Super Falcons strikers Alice Ogebe has urged the Nigeria Football Federation to pay may more attention to women’s football and the senior women’s team like they do the men’s team. Ogebe who was a member of the Nigeria team to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup welcomed the idea of...
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