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Arsenal Slashes Season-Ticket Prices After Missing Champions League

Arsenal have lowered their season-ticket prices for next season after the team’s failure to qualify for the Champions League. Arsenal notified season-ticket holders on Monday that they would be given a discount to reflect the team playing in the Europa League. Arsenal finished fifth in the Premier League on Sunday, missing out on Champions League […]

Relegation: Sunderland Manager David Moyes Resigns

  BALTIMORE, MD  (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Sequel to the club’s relegation from the Premier League, Sunderland Manager David Moyes has resigned his appointment. Moyes, 54, exit was confirmed when they lost to Bournemouth last month. He informed the Chairman Ellis Short of his decision to step down at a meeting in London Monday. “I wish […]

Arsenal Crash out of Champions League as Liverpool, Man City Qualify

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Arsenal on Sunday lost their bid in qualifying for the Champions League, the first time in 19 consecutive seasons. Hope initially grew among the home support when Hector Bellerin gave the Gunners an early lead and news filtered through that Liverpool were struggling against the relegated Tees siders. But in […]

Ebonyi, Bayelsa Win 2017 Milo Basketball Competition For S/E, S/S; Qualify for Lagos Finals

From  Ignatius  Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Ebonyi and Bayelsa states have emerged winners  of the 19th edition of the Equatorial Conference of the 2017 secondary school Milo Basketball Championship. While Ebonyi’s St. Augustine’s Seminary, Ezzamgbo defeated Bayelsa’s Belary Schools, Yenegoa, 31 – 20 in the male categories, to lift the trophy, which they presented […]

Tennis: Sharapova Disqualified From French Open

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Following the tournament officials’ decision not to give the two-time champion a wildcard, Maria Sharapova will miss the French Open. The 30-year old Russian, was ranked too low to gain direct entry as she continues her return from a 15-month drugs ban. French Tennis Federation Chief Bernard Giudicelli Ferrandini said: […]

France Clinch Spot in India 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – France have claimed Europe’s fifth and final berth at India 2017 after beating Hungary 1-0 in a FIFA U-17 World Cup play-off match at the UEFA U-17 European Championship. According to FIFA.com, Amine Gouiri was Les Bleus’ hero, scoring the only goal of the game to continue his prolific run […]

RACISM: FIFA Sanction Dangles On Italian Football Authorities Over Muntari

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The world Football Governing body FIFA might sanction Italian football authorities over the racist treatment meted out to Pescara midfielder Sulley Muntari. Muntari was sent off after leaving the field claiming that he was racially abused during a Serie A game. The 32-year-old player was initially banned for one game but this […]

Benitez’s Newcastle Win Championship title, Return to Premiership

Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez says he is planning for life in the Premier League after a traumatic 24 hours at St James’ Park. The 57-year-old guided the club back into the English top flight, Premiership league. Benitez insisted it was business as usual as he prepared his side for Friday night’s Championship trip to Cardiff, […]

Europa League: 30 Man U Fans Electrocuted in Calabar

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Over 30 people are reportedly feared dead at a football viewing centre in Calabar, the Cross River State capital after being electrocuted by a high tension cable that reportedly fell on them. Reports say that the football fans were at the centre to watch a UEFA Europa League quarter-final match between Manchester […]

Barcelona Crash out of Champions League

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Barcelona’s hopes of staging another sensational Champions League comeback fell flat against a hardened Juventus side who held the Catalans to a 0-0 draw at the Nou Camp on Wednesday to reach the semi-finals 3-0 on aggregate. The Italian champions barely gave Barca a glimmer of hope of repeating their historic turnaround […]

Rangers Crashed Out of CAF Due to Incompetent Coaching Crew, Says  Commissioner

FROM IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu state Commissioner for youth and Sports, Charles Ndukwe, has disagreed with Acting chief Coach of Defending champions of the Nigeria professional football league NPFL, Rangers inter. FC, Chukwuma  Agbo, that the team was humiliated 3-0 last Saturday by Zesco United of Zambia in the 2017 CAF […]

Drama As Rangers Players Boycott Trip to Zambia Over Unpaid Allowance

From Ignatius Okpara ENUGU NIGERIA, (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – There was a mild drama at the Akanu Ibiam international Airport Enugu Thursday, as players of Nigeria’s professional football league NPLF Defending champions, Rangers Inter FC refused to board the Ethiopian Airline booked for their trip to Zambia for the 2nd leg match of the 2017 CAF […]

Explosion Rocks Dortmund’s Bus; Champions League Q/Final Match Postponed

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Borussia Dortmund’s Champions League quarter-final with Monaco has been postponed following an explosion which damaged Dortmund team bus. The German team confirmed that defender Marc Bartra was slightly injured in the eruption which occurred near their hotel, adding that he required hospital treatment. The match has been fixed at […]

Ex-Arsenal Captain, Tony Adams Appointed Granada New Coach

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Former England and Arsenal captain Tony Adams has been appointed the head coach of Granada until the end of the season. He replaced Lucas Alcaraz, who was sacked Monday after a 3-1 home defeat by Valencia which landed them at 19th in La Liga. The 50-year-old ex-Skipper had been working […]

Poor Performance: Rangers Coach, Imama Amapakabo Faces Sack

Photo caption: Imama Amapakabo, Technical Adviser of  the Rangers international football club, Enugu  By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Dissatisfied with the abysmal performance of defending champions of Nigeria premier league, Rangers Inter. FC of Enugu, both in the domestic and continental engagements, management of the club, have concluded plan to sack its Technical Adviser, Imama Amapakabo. […]

Despite His Disparaging Comments, Sunderland Announce Confidence in Coach Moyes

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Sunderland have announced their support to boss David Moyes yet, say his comments that a BBC reporter might “get a slap” has been described “wholly inappropriate”. Moyes has apologized over the statement after an interview following a draw with Burnley in March. The Scot according to BBC has also revealed […]

Ex-Super Coach, Paul Hamilton Dies

Picture caption: Former Super Eagles Coach Mr. Paul Hamilton BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Former Super Eagles Coach Mr. Paul Hamilton is dead. Hamilton’s wife Durdy confirmed that her husband died Thursday, after a lost battle with an ailment which had lasted for some months. The ailment involved an injury on his leg through which he […]

CAF Secretary General El Amrani Resigns

Picture caption: Secretary-General Confederation African Football (CAF) Hicham El Amrani BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) The Secretary-General Confederation African Football (CAF) Hicham El Amrani has resigned his appointment. The 37-year-old Moroccan did not give reason for the decision in his resignation which he dropped Sunday. However, El Amrani’s action has been linked to the ousting of his […]

SPORTS | Russia 2018: England Beat Lithuania at Wembley 2-0

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – England have recorded another comfortable step on the road to qualify for next summer’s World Cup tournament in Russia as they beat Lithuania at Wembley 2-0. Gareth Southgate’s first game at Wembley since succeeding Sam Allardyce on a permanent basis provided few alarms as England remain firmly in control at […]

Rangers Coach in Hot Waters Over Poor Performance, Gets 3-match Ultimatum

Picture caption: Head Coach, Rangers International  FC of Enugu, Imama Amapakabo By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu, Nigeria Angered by the present poor performance of defending champions of Nigeria premier league, Rangers Inter. FC of Enugu, management of the club, has given the Head coach, Imama Amapakabo a three-match ultimatum, or be sacked. The club’s Director of Public […]

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