AN own goal is never good. It's embarrassing and unfortunate. But sometimes there's nothing you can do about it.

The ball may take a bad bounce or you may have had nowhere to go, so it hits you and goes in your own goal.

And sometimes you're a goalkeeper who straight up throws the ball in your own goal while under no pressure and with nothing causing him any difficulty.

Cameroon international Sammy Ndjock just became an internet sensation for all the wrong reasons:

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Was it the worst own goal ever? Probably not, as that's one hell of a competitive field.
There's this epic from the Oceania Champions League in Auckland this year, when Mickael Roche the Tahiti goalkeeper seemed to defy the laws of physics:

Or Sassuolo goalkeeper Andrea Consigli playing against Fiorentina in Italy's Serie A who somehow turned a regulation clearance from a back pass into his own box.

ROTORUA DAILY POST | Sport
17 Jul, 2016 10:00pm
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