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Man City Under UEFA’s Investigation Over Financial Fair Play Violation

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Manchester City are being investigated by Uefa over alleged financial fair play violations. The continental Football body confirmed Thursday that the investigation “will focus on several alleged violations of FFP that were recently made public in various media outlets”. A German newspaper Der Spiegel has published a series of claims, based on […]

Manchester United Stun PSG, Advance to Q/Final

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Marcus Rashford scored a last-gasp penalty kick awarded after a Video Assistant Referee (VAR) intervention for Manchester United to stun Paris St Germain (PSG) 3-1 away on Wednesday. The victory helped the English side to reach the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals on away goals rule after a 3-3 aggregate scoreline. Never in […]

FC Bayern Youth Cup in Nigeria Targets 10,000 Participants in 2020

…As Kano Stars Win 2019 Edition (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Organizers of the prestigious FC Bayern Youth Cup Nigeria tournament, says it is targeting about 10,000 participants across Nigeria in  the 2020 edition. Director and VOE Foundation representative in Nigeria, Mr. Victor Edeh disclosed this Monday via a statement he made available to Sports writers in […]

CAF Cup: Visiting Etoile du Sahel Beat Rangers in Enugu

Ignatius  Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Visiting Etoile Sportive du Sahel football club of Tunisia Sunday afternoon at the main bowl of Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium Enugu, humiliated Rangers Inter. Fc of Enugu 2-0 before its teeming fans in the 2nd leg group (B) match day 4 in  the ongoing 2018/2019 Total Confederation cup. African Examiner […]

Relegation: Fulham Sack Ranieri As Manager

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Struggling English Premier League (EPL) club Fulham sacked Claudio Ranieri as manager on Thursday, after a little over three months in charge. The Italian won just 12 points in 16 games after taking over, leaving the club second from bottom and 10 points from safety with just 10 games to go. In […]

Liverpool Back On Top After Old Trafford Stalemate

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Liverpool failed to capitalise on Manchester United’s extraordinary string of injury setbacks but Sunday’s intense goalless draw was enough to see Jurgen Klopp’s men return to the Premier League summit. The latest battle between English football’s two most successful clubs was a typically tense affair as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s in-form side looked […]

Eintracht, Arsenal March into Europa League Last 16

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Arsenal beat BATE Borisov 3-0 to reach the Europa League last 16 after a 1-0 first-leg defeat by the Belarus champions  on Thursday. The London club were joined by Eintracht Frankfurt, who earned a 6-3 aggregate victory over Shakhtar Donetsk. Salzburg were also big winners as their 4-0 home rout of Club […]

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 […]

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