Roundup: Ighalo Misses Spot Kick In Shenhua Home Defeat; Shehu On Target; Simon, Collins Also In Action

Nigeria forward Odion Ighalo missed a penalty on his return to action as Shanghai Shenhua suffered a 3-0 home defeat to Tianjin Teda in their Chinese Super League clash on Sunday, Cornerstonenewsng.com Ighalo, who picked up an injury on international duty with Nigeria at the 2019...

Almost perfect night for Nigerian duo Nwakaeme, Mikel Obi in Trabzonspor colors

Anthony Nwakaeme and Mikel Obi both starred, playing 90 minutes each for Trabzonspor in the 2-2 draw with Genclerbirligi. Nwakaeme (7.3) and Mikel (7.0) scored well above average on the night, but couldn’t help their side pick maximum points.   Trabzonspor Manager Ünal Karaman...

Enyimba champions league hopes hangs in the balance

Al Hilal held two-time CAF Champions League winners Enyimba to a goalless result in Aba, in the first-leg of their first round qualifying match. Enyimba couldn’t break the resolute defence of the visitors despite creating several clear cut chances.   Al-Hilal recorded a clean...

Schalke dims the shine on Collins’ fine performance in 5-1 routing

Super Eagles left-back Jamilu Collins completed 10 dribbles, won two tackles, had a crack at goal and posted a 7.2 rating in a sterling performance for SC Paderborn in the Bundesliga match against Schalke 04. Collins played the full duration of the, but his newly promoted side...

Wasteful Enyimba Held By 10-Man Al Hilal In CAFCL 2nd Prelim 1st Leg In Aba

Enyimba recorded a disappointing 0-0 draw with 10-man Al Hilal of Sudan in Sunday’s CAF Champions League Second Preliminary Round first leg clash in Aba,Cornerstonenewsng.com reports. The People’s Elephant were dominant all through the duration but lacked the cutting edge on the...

Shehu Abdullahi smashes home first goal of the season

Bursaspor hammed visiting Osmanlispor 3-1 in a Turkey 1. Lig match on Sunday, and Super Eagles defender Abdullahi Shehu fired his side into the lead. Shehu scored his first of the season after four appearances for the club this season.   The goal opened the flood gates for the...

No wins for Barcelona and Madrid! Asisat fires blank and Okeke lose 3-0

FC Barcelona Femeni returned from their European campaign against Juventus, but failed to find their mojo as they were held 1-1 by Rayo Vallecano in a Primera División Femenina match on Sunday. Forward Asisat Oshoala came off the bench, but couldn’t find her scoring boots; for...

Back in action! Former Super Eagles goal king returns

Odion Ighalo returned to action for Shanghai Shenhua after a two-month injury layoff, but it ended in a defeat for the club as they were hammered 3-0 at home to Tianjin Teda. Ighalo came off the bench in the second-half for Stephan El-Shaarawy, with his side trailing three nil.  ...

Bad day at the Office! Iwobi couldn’t stop Everton’s fall at Dean Court

Alex Iwobi got his first 90 minutes action in an Everton shirt on Sunday, but the winger failed to improve his goal scoring tally nor help the side avoid a 3-1 defeat away to Bournemouth. Iwobi had a few attempts on goal, but none really threatened the goalkeeper as the Toffees...

Super Aribo inspires Rangers come back win in Scotland

Fresh off his goal scoring debut for Nigeria in the international friendly against Ukraine on Tuesday,Joe Aribo returned to Rangers and put in a good shift to help The Gers bounce back to winning ways. Rangers lost their first and only game this season in the Scottish Premier...
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