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Arsenal Lose At Bate in Europa League Match

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Arsenal suffered a 1-0 defeat at BATE Borisov on a night forward Alexandre Lacazette will want to forget after being sent off late on in the first legs of the Europa League last 32 on Thursday. Arsenal had scored 10 goals in two matches against BATE Borisov in the same competition in […]

CAF: Rangers Beat Bukina Faso 2-0 in Confederation Cup Group Stage

Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigeria’s representative in the CAF Confederation cup, Rangers International Football Club of Enugu, on Sunday defeated Salitas Football Club of Burkina Faso 2-0 in the first leg match of the group stage of the continental soccer played at the Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium Enugu. African Examiner Correspondent who covered the […]

Amb. Adetunji, Others Showcase Africa’s Ingenuity, Culture At Atlanta Superbowl 2019

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Just as a repeat performance of his centennial Olympics ‘96 exhibition “celebrate Africa journey through the ages”, Africa’s foremost cultural ambassador, Chief Tunde Adetunji has opened  a special  Exhibition Africa Heritage  and Horizon  to  promote the rich Africa’s  ingenuity, civilization  and  pride  through  its rich arts, paintings and heritage at the 2019 Super bowl LIII holding in Atlanta, Georgia. Speaking […]

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal Reaches Final

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Second seed Rafael Nadal has deferated a Greek youngster Stefanos Tsitsipas’ to reach his fifth Australian Open final. Nadal, 32, was in devastating form as he beat the 20-year-old 14th seed 6-2; 6-4; 6-0 in one hour and 46 minutes. The Spaniard however cracked 28 winners, breaking Tsitsipas’ serve six times and only […]

Nigeria Floats Blind Football National Team; to be Named Star Eagles

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Plans have been concluded by Nigeria’s Ministry of youth and Sports through the Para-Athletics Federation of Nigeria, for the raising and unveiling of a National blind football team, to be known as Star Eagles. National President of Para- Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Dr. Geoffrey Ogu, who disclosed this to […]

Arsenal Revive Premiership Top 4 Finish with Win Over Chelsea

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Arsenal revived their hopes of a top-four finish in the 2018/2019 English Premier League (EPL) by securing a comfortable 2-0 derby win at home to toothless Chelsea on Saturday. First half goals by Alexandre Lacazette and Laurent Koscielny gave the Gunners the win which helped to cut the gap between them and Chelsea […]

Salah Wins African Footballer Award; Egypt to Host 2019 Nations Cup

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah has won the African Footballer of the Year award for the second year in succession. The Egyptian forward was voted the winner at the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) 2018 awards ceremony in Dakar on Tuesday. Salah beat his Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane and Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who […]

CAF to Name 2019 Nations Cup Hosts

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Confederation of African Football (CAF) says the decision on who will replace Cameroon as hosts of this year’s African Nations Cup (AFCON) finals has been brought forward to Tuesday. Executive Committee members were initially set to vote in Dakar on Wednesday but will now do so 24 hours earlier, with the […]

Liverpool Thrash Woeful Arsenal 5-1 At Anfield

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – ARSENAL boss Unai Emery has bemoaned his side’s defending after they were beaten 5-1 by Liverpool at Anfield. Ainsley Maitland-Niles had given Arsenal a shock lead at Anfield after 11 minutes. But Arsenal then fell apart as Liverpool’s front three took full advantage of woeful defending. Roberto Firmino scored a hat-trick while […]

VOE Foundation Hosts 2019 FC Bayern Youth Championship in Nigeria

From Ignatius   Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Building on the success recorded during the first edition of the FC Bayern Youth Cup Nigeria in 2018, organizers of the tournament, VOE Foundation, has announced that arrangements have been concluded for the commencement of the  2019, and  2nd edition of the championship scheduled to hold between January […]

BREAKING: Manchester United Okays Former Player, Solskjaer As Mourinho’s Successor

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Barely 24 hours after sacking its immediate past Manager, Manchester United have announced a former player Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as the caretaker manager until the end of the season. The English club side sacked Jose Mourinho Monday after series of an unimpressive performance. Solskjaer spent 11 seasons at Old Trafford, scoring the winning […]

Super Substitute Shaqiri Strikes Twice as Liverpool Dominate Manchester United

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Two second half goals from substitute Xherdan Shaqiri gave Liverpool a 3-1 English Premier League win over Manchester United on Sunday. The victory helped Juergen Klopp’s side to regain top spot with a pulsating performance in the North West derby. Liverpool roared out of the traps at Anfield and took the game […]

SPORTS: Liverpool Sneak into UEFA Last 16

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Mohamed Salah’s delightful first-half strike gave Liverpool a 1-0 win over Napoli at Anfield on Tuesday, an advance into the UEFA Champions League’s last 16 and the Italian side crashing out. Liverpool knew that a 1-0 win, or a victory by two goals or more, would be enough to seal a top […]

At Last, Manchester City Beaten At Stamford Bridge

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Manchester City suffered their first Premier League defeat of the season and surrendered top spot in the table to Liverpool after losing 2-0 against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. N’Golo Kante’s 44th-minute strike and David Luiz’s 78th-minute header secured Maurizio Sarri’s first-ever victory over a team managed by Pep Guardiola. But while City […]

BREAKING: Nigeria’s Super Falcons Lift 9th African Title

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Super Falcons of Nigeria have won their 9th African title by beating South Africa’s Banyana Banyana 4-3 on penalty shoot-out. The game ended 0-0 following extra time played at the 11th African Women Cup of Nation (AWCON) in Ghana. Nigeria’s Goal keeper, Tochukwu Oluehi was the heroine as Nigeria claimed the African […]

Cameroon Stripped Of Rights To Host 2019 African Nations Cup

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Cameroon has been stripped of the right to stage the 2019 African Nations Cup finals, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said on Friday.  CAF confirmed the decision after a meeting of its executive committee in Accra.  Morocco is heavily fancied to take over the hosting of the expanded 24-team tournament, which […]

CAF: Rangers Beat Visiting Ethiopian Team 2-0 

From Ignatius   Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigeria’s representatives in the Confederation of Africa football CAF’s 2018/2019 confederation cup, Rangers Inter. FC of Enugu Wednesday thrashed visiting Defence Force S.C  of Ethiopia 2-0 inside the mail bowl of the Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium Enugu in the first leg of the preliminary round. African Examiner Sports reports […]

South Africa Join Nigeria in 2018 AWCON Final, To Make FIFA Women’s World Cup Debut  

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – South Africa will be making a debut at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup after securing one of the tournament’s tickets at the ongoing 2018 African  Women Cup of Nations (AWCON). Banyana Banyana defeated Mali 2-0 at Cape Coast in the second semi-final game of 2018 AWCON in Ghana to set up a […]

Liverpool Win At Watford, Remain Unbeaten

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Roberto Firmino ended his English Premier League goal drought and Mohamed Salah also scored as 10-man Liverpool maintained their unbeaten start by winning at Watford 3-0 on Saturday. Firmino headed in a late third for Liverpool at Vicarage Road, for his first top-flight goal since Sept. 15. Trent Alexander-Arnold’s brilliant free kick […]

AWCON: Nigeria’s Super Falcons Thrash Zambia 4-0

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Super Falcons on Wednesday redeemed their high rated image in a 4-0 win over the Shepolopolos of Zambia in their second group B game of the 2018 African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON). Thomas Dennerby ladies proved to be worthy defending champions as the victory has kept hope alive for their title […]

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