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Onome Ebi says Nigeria will not return from the ongoing 2018 Africa Women's Cup of Nations in Ghana without the trophy despite their narrow opening defeat to South Africa.

Onome Ebi joins Common Goal ahead of Women’s World Cup

Super Falcons defender Onome Ebi, with over 80 international caps, has become the third Nigerian to join the Common Goal movement.
A hundred players and managers have signed up for Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata's Common Goal cause, with Australia women's players Aivi Luik and Alex Chidiac the latest to join the movement.

100 players join Mata’s ‘Common Goal’ cause

A hundred players and managers have signed up for Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata's Common Goal cause, with Australia women's players Aivi Luik and Alex Chidiac the latest to join the movement.

Juan Mata to become Manchester United ambassador after retirement

Juan Mata is reportedly being lined up for a club representative role at Manchester United in the future – and the midfielder already has the classy car part of being an ambassador down perfectly.
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Leon Balogun determined to fight for starting shirt at Brighton

Nigeria international Leon Balogun may not be happy with his situation at premier league side, Brighton which has seen him feature seven times for the Seagulls in all competitions this season.
Eric Cantona

Eric Cantona joins Juan Mata’s Common Goal initiative

Eric Cantona has become the latest star name to sign up to Juan Mata's Common Goal initiative.
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Juan Mata’s Common Goal charity celebrating one year anniversary

Common Goal has raised nearly $800,000 just a year after Manchester United star Juan Mata became the first professional footballer to pledge a portion of his wages to charity.

Common Goal: William Troost-Ekong kicks off World Cup fund-raising campaign

Super Eagles of Nigeria dependable defender William Troost-Ekong has kicked-off a World Cup fund-raising campaign by the football movement Common Goal.

TAG Heuer announces Nigeria’s William Troost-Ekong as friend of the brand

In trying to regain a foothold as a powerhouse in continental football, outstanding younger football players have risen among the ranks to take the place of past legends and household ambassador names.

TAG Heuer tags Nigeria’s William Troost-Ekong ‘Friend of the Brand’

Global watchmaker announced on Saturday that it has chosen Nigerian international footballer William Troost-Ekong as a ‘Friend of the Brand’.

Nigeria’s William Troost-Ekong pledges one percent of salary to support charity Common Goal

Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong, has pledged 1% of his salary to support Common Goal – a movement powered by players and managers donating one percent of their salary to high impact football for good organisations around the world.

Juan Mata’s ‘Common Goal’ to use football for good

World Cup winner Juan Mata is breaking the mould, challenging the general perception of spoilt, rich footballers and helping to awaken the sport's social conscience through the Common Goal project.

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin signs up for Juan Mata’s Common Goal project

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has joined Juan Mata's Common Goal project.

There is no game like Liverpool against Manchester United – Juan Mata

Juan Mata insists there is no game in football like Manchester United against Liverpool ahead of their meeting on Saturday.

Bayern Munich’s Hummels to donate 1% of wages to charity

Germany's World Cup winner Mats Hummels is the first player to join Manchester United's Juan Mata in pledging to donate 1% of his wages to charity.

Juan Mata to donate part of salary to charity

Manchester United attacking midfielder Juan Mata vowed on Friday to donate one percent of his salary to charity and called on other professional footballers to follow suit.

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