Gernot Rohr sets sight on winning AFCON 2019 after World Cup ousting

Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr has shifted focus to winning the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after leading the Eagles to an early exit at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.   Nigeria’s elimination is the third group stage elimination from the global football showpiece since they made...

Lionel Messi ‘relieved’ after surviving Eagles scare

Lionel Messi said on Tuesday he had not expected to suffer so much against Nigeria, but that he and his Argentina teammates were always confident about winning the crucial World Cup clash. The Barcelona forward opened the scoring with a fine goal in the dramatic 2-1 win over...

Eagles did everything possible against Argentina – Mikel

Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel said the young Eagles side did every possible thing to progress ahead of Argentina into the last season on Tuesday Night in Saint Petersburg. Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi opened the scoring, shooting past Francis Uzoho in the 15th minute...

Tearful Mikel: Super Eagles Gave Our Best Vs Argentina

Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi believes his team gave their very best in their 2-1 defeat to Argentina in their final Group D fixture at the Russia 2018 World Cup, reports Cornerstonenewsng.com Mikel starring in his second FIFA World Cup said tearfully after the game: “It’s what...

Us wants Plateau killers prosecuted

America has challenged the Federal Government to ensure that perpetrators of the recent killings in Plateau State are brought to justice.  In what Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAM) described as retaliatory attacks over alleged rustling of 300 of their...

Okocha: Why Super Eagles Lost To Argentina; Ighalo Should Have Scored

By Johnny Edward:   Former Nigerian captain Austin Okocha has admitted that the Super Eagles lost  to Argentina at the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup in Saint Petersburg, Russia due to the ‘limited experience’, reports Cornerstonenewsng.com Argentina scraped through to the Round of...

OPC torture camp discovered in Lagos, Police arrest 3

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, has ordered the destruction of a shrine located under the Opebi link bridge in Ikeja, Lagos, allegedly belonging to suspected members of the Oodua Peoples’ Congress  (OPC). Edgal, who led detectives to the shrine yesterday, said...

HEROIC EFFORT: How Super Eagles Rated Vs Argentina

cornerstonenewsng.com’s ADEBOYE AMOSU appraises the performance of Super Eagles players in the 2-1 defeat against Argentina in their Group D clash at the 2018 FIFA World Cup… FRANCIS UZOHO 7/10 Conceded twice in the game despite having little to do. The young goalkeeper...

DSS frees Senator Abaribe

The Department of State Services has released the lawmaker representing Abia South Senatorial District, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, even as a Federal High Court in Abuja, presided over by Justice Binta Nyako, has ordered the DSS to allow Abaribe to have access to his lawyer....

Messi Voted MOTM In Argentina Win Vs Nigeria

Lionel Messi was voted Man of the Match in Argentina’s nervy 2-1 win against the Super Eagles in Tuesday’s Group D Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup clash in Saint Petersburg. Messi opened his goals account at this year’s World Cup when he raced to a long pass from Ever Banega...
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