Championship: Captain Mikel Stars In Boro Win Over Etebo’s Stoke City; Ajayi Loses With Rotherham

John Mikel Obi was handed the Middlesbrough captaincy armband and he got one over his international teammate Oghenekaro Etebo as Boro beat Stoke City 1-0 in their Championship clash at the Riverside Stadium on Friday,Cornerstonenewsng.com reports. Britt Assombalonga scored the...

Odegbami: Sports, a Victim of Nigeria’s Failure!

I love my country with all my heart and soul and body. That’s why I have given my all to her through all the decades since responding to my first national team call-up as a budding twenty-one-year-old undergraduate/football player. Since then I have not looked back. My country...

Guardiola Still Supports VAR Despite Man City Controversial UCL Exit

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola insists he is still a supporter of video assistant referees (VAR) despite his side’s dramatic exit from the Champions League at the hands of Tottenham Hotspur. Guardiola’s City trailed 1-0 from the first leg and traded goal for goal in a...

Kante: Chelsea Are Europa League Title Race Underdogs

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has admitted that the Blues are underdogs in their quest to win the Europa League and end Maurizio Sarri’s first campaign at the club on a “beautiful” high. The Blues held off Slavia Prague in their quarter-final tie by claiming a 5-3 aggregate...

Ajax Favourite To Land Nigeria U17 Star Akinkunmi Amoo Despite Interest From Anderlecht

Dutch giants Ajax Amsterdam have stole a march on their rivals in the race to sign Nigeria U17 wing wizard Akinkunmi Amoo, Owngoalnigeria.com understands. Amoo was reportedly on the wishlist of teams including English Premier League side Arsenal but Ajax have reportedly made the...

Ex England International Fashanu – Tammy Abraham Silently Regrets Turning Down Nigeria

On loan Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham made a mistake he is probably regretting right now by snubbing the chance to switch allegiance to Nigeria according to former England international John Fashanu, Owngoalnigeria.com reports. Last year the Nigeria Football Federation ( NFF)...

Analysis Of The Foreign Based Players Called Up By Coach Of Nigeria U20 Paul Aigbogun

The first set of foreign based players have been called up to the Nigeria U20 team who are preparing for the World Youth Championship in Poland later this year. Owngoalnigeria.com takes a look at their performance so far for their respective teams as part of our focus on the team...

La Liga Round 33 Preview: Alaves Face Fight To Get Back Into Top Four Race Against Valladolid

Meanwhile, Atletico Madrid need three points away at Eibar while Getafe host Sevilla in top four fight There is plenty to keep your eye on in the 33rd round of action in Spain’s La Liga this coming weekend. This Friday night (19 April) Alaves host Valladolid trying to get back...

African U20 & U18 Champs: Oshiokpu sets new Triple Jump Target after Abidjan Bronze

Grace Oshiokpu leapt to bronze in the Girls U20 Triple Jump event at the 2019 CAA Junior Athletics Championships, but the young jumper expressed delight wit her debut performance. Oshiokpu leapt a distance 11.81m, but it was short of South Africa’s Nolwazi Mashaba 12.65m and...

Musa Upbeat About Al Nassr Chances As Saudi League Title Race Gets Hotter

Ahmed Musa has backed Al Nassr to continue their push for the Saudi Professional Football League title following Friday’s comprehensive 5-0 win against Al Fateh,Cornerstonenewsng.com reports. Al Nassr moved to top position in the table ahead title chase rivals Al Hilal who still...
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