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Manchester City Sign England Right-Back, Kyle Walker

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Manchester City are close to signing of Tottenham and England right-back Kyle Walker. What is left now is for the 27-year-old to have a medical and complete the transfer Friday. Already, the clubs have agreed on a deal worth up to £50m Wednesday. However, Walker who joined Tottenham from Sheffield […]

Dani Alves Snubs Pep Guardiola, Joins PSG

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Manchester City has recorded a huge loss in their summer transfer targets as the Brazil full-back Dani Alves has left to join the Paris St-Germain (PSG) on a free transfer. PSG announced Alves’s arrival on a video – showing him printing his name and number on a shirt. “Believe me, […]

Messi Extends Contract With Barca

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Five times world footballer of the year and Barcelona striker Lionel Messi has extended his contract with the Barca until 2021. The 30-year-old, who joined the club at the age of 13, is expected to sign the new deal when he returns to training from pre-season. The La Liga side […]

Mourinho Not Happy About Manchester United Transfer Deals

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho is presently not happy due to lack of the club’s summer transfer dealings. Monrinho is worried despite giving the list of transfer targets to the Executive Vice-Chairman Ed Woodward after the club’s Europa League final win against Ajax on 24th May, 2017. While speaking on […]

Ex-Chelsea Player, John Terry Joins Aston Villa

Photo caption: Former Chelsea defender and England captain John Terry (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Former Chelsea defender and England captain John Terry has moved to Aston Villa. Terry, 36, whose contract at Stamford Bridge expired last Friday, June 30, has signed a one-year deal with the Championship club side. The former England Skipper said he turned down […]

Election Appeal Committee Sacks New AFN President, Ibrahim Gusau

ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Sports Federation Election Petitions Appeal Committee has upturned the election of Mr. Ibrahim Gusau as the President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN). The committee announced the annulment Friday in Abuja at a press briefing. The petitioner Mr. Charles Eyo from the North east zone, was an […]

Venus Williams Car Crash Kills 78-Year-Old Man -Police

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – US tennis star Venus Williams has been involved in a car crash in which a 78-year-old man died. A Spokesman for Palm Beach Gardens police in Florida who confirmed the incident added that the crash was being investigated. Police source indicated that a man was taken to hospital after the […]

Another Nigerian Crashes out at World Taekwondo Championships

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Santos Akhilele lost to his Guatemalan opponent on Monday to join two other Nigerians on the sidelines of the 2017 World Taekwondo Championships (WTC) holding in Muju, South Korea. Fighting in the men’s -68 kg category of the championships, Akhilele lost 14-16 to Andres Zelaya of Guatemala in a Round of 64 […]

Tax Fraud: Messi’s Jail Term Substituted With Fine

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Four time world footballer of the year Lionel Messi could swap a 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud by paying a fine. According to Spanish media, state prosecutor can exchange the Argentine jail time for a fine of €255,000 ($285,000; £224,000), which equates to €400 for each day behind bars. […]

Ex-Chelsea Player, Mohamed Salah Joins Liverpool in £34m Transfer Deal

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Liverpool have signed (£34m) transfer deal with the Roma’s former Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah. The 25-year-old Egyptian who signed a five-year deal has been a prime target of Manager Jurgen Klopp. He almost joined Liverpool from Basle in 2014 before moving to Chelsea. Speaking on the deal, Liverpool boss Jurgen […]

NFF Mourns Emeteole

Abuja, June 21, 2017 — The Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday in Abuja expressed shock at news of the death of Kelechi Emeteole, former Nigeria international player and one-time Head Coach of the Supersand Eagles. Emeteole, who won 17 caps for the senior national team, which was then known as Green Eagles, and scored four […]

Angel Di Maria Fined €2m in Tax Fraud

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Paris Saint-Germain player Angel Di Maria has accepted a one-year prison sentence and will pay a total of €2 million in back-taxes and fines for committing tax fraud in Spain, according to media reports. Spain newspaper El-Confidencial has said that the Argentina winger will admit to two counts of tax fraud after […]

Cristiano Ronaldo Accused of Tax Evasion

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Cristiano Ronaldo has been accused by the Spanish prosecutors of defrauding the authorities of millions of euros in tax. Specifically, the Real Madrid player was accused of evading tax of 14.7m euros (£13m; $16m) from 2011 to 2014. Consequently, the prosecutor’s office in Madrid said it has filed a lawsuit […]

England Make History, Win first U-20 FIFA World Cup

England’s 51-year wait for a global title ended on Sunday with a pulsating victory in the Under-20 World Cup final defeating Venezuela with a lone goal. A strike by Everton’s Dominic Calvert-Lewin in the first half was enough to beat a spirited Venezuela side at the Suwon World Cup Stadium in South Korea. Goalkeeper Freddie […]

Eguavoen Dumps Sunshine Stars, Cites Poor Officiating By Nigerian Referees

Photo Caption: Augustine Eguavoen, ex-Super Eagles star and coach of Sunshine Stars FC of Akure (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Akure, of June 9, 2017 – Following a string of poor performances, Augustine Eguavoen, the Coach of Sunshine Stars FC of Akure, has unceremoniously quit his job in the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL). Sunshine played five games […]

England Defeat Italy to Reach First Final of FIFA U-20 World Cup

  BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – England has made it to the final, for the first time, of the ongoing Under-20 World Cup in South Korea beating Italy 3-1. The English side dominated the second half with new Liverpool striker Dominic Solanke who scored twice through a calm equalizer and a long-range strike. Everton’s Ademola […]

Enugu Sports Club to Embark on N100 Million Facility Project, Says Etiaba

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Newly inaugurated  Executive Chairman of the prestigious Enugu Sports Club, Chief Ben Etiaba, says plans are afoot by his administration to embark on aggressive revamping of facilities that will  gulp about 100 million naira in the club. The chairman, said he intends to achieve the feat via a […]

BREAKING: Cheick Tiote, Ivorian and Ex-Newcastle Midfielder Collapses, Dies in Training

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Former Newcastle United Midfielder Cheick Tiote has died after collapsing during training in China. The spokesman of the 30-year old player confirmed the sudden death. Tiote spent seven years at the Tyneside club, making 138 league appearances. The late international joined Chinese second-tier side, Bejing Enterprises in February 2017. In […]

Impressive Real Madrid Retain Champions League Title

Real Madrid wrote another page in the club’s gilded history on Saturday as they became the first team to retain the Champions League in its modern expanded format. This current Blancos side also confirmed their place as one of this competition’s best-ever teams by easing to a 4-1 win over Juventus at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium. […]

Arsene Wenger Signs Another 2-Year Contract With The Gunners

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – At last, Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger has consented to signing a new two-year contract, with the Gunners. The contract will extend his 21-year reign at the English club. Wenger and the club owner Stan Kroenke met on Monday to determine the Frenchman’s future, with the decision transmitted to directors at […]

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