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Breaking: Ighalo makes another sub appearance for Manchester United, debuts in Europa

February 20, 2020 Editor 0

Former Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, has just replaced teammate Anthony Joshua in the first leg of Manchester United’s Europa League last-32 game against Club Brugge still ongoing. The former Nigeria international joined the Red Devils on a short-term loan deal from Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua in January. Ighalo first played for the Red Devils at Monday’s Premier Read More

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Aubameyang hits back at Dortmund CEO

October 3, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has labelled Hans-Joachim Watzke “a clown” after the Borussia Dortmund chief executive aimed a dig at the Arsenal striker. Aubameyang swapped Dortmund for Arsenal in January 2018, and the Gabon international has started the 2019-20 campaign in fine form, scoring eight goals in as many games – including one in the Europa League. Watzke claimed Aubameyang moved to Read More

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Europa: ‘Momentary’ relief for Sarri as Chelsea, Arsenal move on

February 22, 2019 Editor 0

Arsenal and Chelsea put patchy domestic form behind them to reach the Europa League last 16 and they were joined by fellow big guns from Italy on a night of rip-roaring action in the continent’s second-tier competition on Thursday. Arsenal beat BATE Borisov 3-0 after a 1-0 first-leg defeat by the Belarus champions while Chelsea took some of the pressure Read More

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Europa: Chelsea soar, Arsenal stumble

February 15, 2019 Editor 0

Chelsea claimed a 2-1 victory at Malmo in the Europa League last-32 first leg on Thursday to ease some of the pressure on beleaguered coach Maurizio Sarri, while Arsenal suffered a shock loss to BATE Borisov. Visitors Chelsea desperately needed a response after back-to-back humiliating away losses, with last Sunday’s 6-0 thrashing by Manchester City following a 4-0 reverse at Read More

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Champions League knockout: 16 successful teams seeded, unseeded and rated ahead of pairing – see them

December 13, 2018 Editor 0

Ahead of paring for round of 16 teams slated for Monday, Decmber 17,2018, teams have been seeded, unseeded and rated. Take a look: Group winners (seeded): Barcelona (ESP), Bayern München (GER), Borussia Dortmund (GER), Juventus (ITA), Manchester City (ENG), Paris Saint-Germain (FRA), Porto (POR), Real Madrid (ESP) Group runners-up (unseeded): Ajax (NED), Atlético Madrid (ESP), Liverpool (ENG), Lyon (FRA), Manchester United (ENG), Read More

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Knock out: VAR to decide Champions League matches

December 4, 2018 Editor 0

Video Assistant Referees (VAR) will be used from the last 16 of this season’s Champions League, UEFA has confirmed.European football’s governing body had already committed to using VAR in its competitions from 2019-20 onwards. But last month, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin and European Club Association chairman Andrea Agnelli revealed there was scope to bring it in earlier. This move was Read More

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Breaking: Real, Roma zoom into Champions league final 16

November 27, 2018 Editor 0

Real Madrid and Roma qualified for the Champions League knockout stages on Tuesday after Group G rivals CSKA Moscow fell to a 2-1 defeat at home to Viktoria Plzen. Viktor Goncharenko’s team needed to win at the Luzhniki stadium to have any hope of reaching the last 16 but second-half goals from Roman Prochazka and Lukas Hejda left the Russians Read More

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There’s more to Moses than Samuel Kalu The 21-year-old put in a – Obuh

September 13, 2018 Administrator 0

The 21-year-old put in a – Obuh decent shift on his Super Eagles bow prompting suggestions the Chelsea winger’s impact won’t be felt Victor Moses’ importance to Nigeria should never be forgotten after Samuel Kalu’s impressive international debut against Seychelles, says John Obuh. The Chelsea player, at 27, called time on a decent six-year stint with the national team after Read More

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Rohr scouts for Ventspils Nigerian duo Akinyemi, Aiyegun

August 3, 2018 Administrator 0

Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr will be in the stands when his former club Bordeaux take on Latvian side Ventspils in the Europa League, the club media has announced. Owngoalnigeria.com picked up a statement from the media of the French Ligue 1 side where they confirmed that Rohr who handled Bordeaux will be present for tonight Read More