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April 21, 2018 7:12 PM Europa League: Atletico Madrid confirm Diego Costa will miss Arsenal clash

Atletico Madrid manager, Diego Simeone, has admitted that Diego Costa is unlikely to be fit for the first leg of their Europa League semi-final against Arsenal on Thursday. Costa injured his left hamstring in the second leg of the quarter-finals against Sporting Lisbon and came off in the 52nd minute. “Surely the doctors are making the decision, but I think 19

April 17, 2018 12:02 PM Moses, Others Up For Chelsea Player Of The Year Award

Super Eagles forward Victor Moses has been nominated for the Chelsea Player of the Year award. Moses will contest for the accolade alongside Eden Hazard, N’Golo Kante, Willian and 26 other players. Moses has played 32 games, scored three goals and made three assists in all competitions for the club this season. Eden Hazard has won the prize in three 23

April 11, 2018 3:54 PM Iheanacho, Ndidi For Leicester City Season Awards

Nigeria stars Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi have been nominated for five awards at their Leicester City club this season. Iheanacho has been nominated for three awars namely Player of the Season, the Young Player of the Year and the Goal of the Season award. The Super Eagles forward has so far scored six goals in 23 games in all competitions this season 22

March 31, 2018 6:49 AM 2018 World Cup: Jordon Ibe claims Rohr wants him to play for Super Eagles

Bournemouth winger, Jordon Ibe, claims he has received an offer from the head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, to play at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, a source close to the player told Owngoalnigeria.com. Ibe, 22, rejected the chance to switch allegiance to Nigeria in 2015, while Sunday Oliseh was still in charge. That was two seasons ago, when he broke 23

March 31, 2018 6:28 AM EPL: Arsenal vs Stoke City: Team news, injuries, possible lineups

Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal will on Sunday afternoon clash with Stoke City at home in the English Premier League (EPL). Wenger’s men are looking to secure back-to-back EPL wins for the first time since November as they host struggling Stoke City. Arsenal have won their last 15 home games against Stoke in all competitions. The Gunners won 3-0 against Watford 25

March 20, 2018 9:52 PM I always say I’m the best – Ronaldo hits back at critics after winning another award

Real Madrid star, Cristiano Ronaldo has hit back at his critics after winning another individual award. The 33-year-old beat the likes of Rui Patricio, Sporting CP goalkeeper, and Bernardo Silva, Manchester City forward to claimed the award. The five-times Ballon d’Or winner, who has picked form lately this campaign, dismissed his critics. Speaking after 21

March 19, 2018 9:12 PM LaLiga: Ronaldo makes bet with Real Madrid team-mates over winning Pichichi ahead of Messi

Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly made a bet with his Real Madrid team-mates, that he will finish this season as the top scorer in Spain. Ronaldo continued his superb scoring streak on Sunday night, with four goals in their 6-3 victory over Girona. The Portuguese has now netted in eight straight games in all competitions and has 18 goals in his last nine La Liga outings 19

March 19, 2018 12:27 PM Higuain: Spain, Italy, A Good Challenge For Argentina’s W/Cup Preparations

Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain believes the upcoming international friendlies against Spain and Italy will show La Albiceleste’s true potentials ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup which kicks off in Russia in June. Argentina , two-time world champions, will play the Azzurri of Italy at the Etihad Stadium in England on March 23rd before also facing 25

March 16, 2018 1:04 PM Abraham Demoted To England U-21s; Lookman, Solanke, Ejaria Get Invitation

The striker who refused Nigeria’s advances for a chance with England seniors, Tammy Abraham, has been demoted to the England Under-21s. Abraham, born to Nigerian parents, chose The English National team last year after Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick met with the Swansea striker and offered him a spot in the World Cup-bound Super 38

March 12, 2018 6:24 AM EPL: Mourinho speaks on Alexis Sanchez being unhappy at Manchester United

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has debunked speculations that Alexis Sanchez is not happy at the club. The Chilean has scored only once in nine appearances for United in all competitions. Mourinho was asked whether Sanchez was happy at the club, following the 2-1 victory over Liverpool on Saturday. “Lately, he wasn’t happy when we lost matches 24