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Leicester City Star Wilfred Ndidi Injured in Training, Out Till February

 (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Leicester City’s defensive midfielder Wilfred Ndidi will be sidelined until February after sustaining a knee injury which requires surgery, manager Brendan Rodgers has said. Ndidi has been crucial to Leicester’s fortunes this season and the influential Nigerian leads the Premier League in both tackles and interceptions. “Wilf took a knock in training […]

Sadio Mane Named 2019 African Footballer Of The Year

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Sadio Mane has been named African Footballer of the Year for 2019 on Tuesday after winning the Champions League with Liverpool and leading Senegal to the Africa Cup of Nations final. Mane, 27, wins the award for the first time after finishing runner-up to his Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah of Egypt in […]

Rangers FC Demotes 8 Players to Team B

By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Rangers International Football Club of Enugu has demoted eight first team players to its B team, the team’s Media Officer, Nobert Okolie said on Tuesday. Okolie told newsmen in Enugu that the decision was taken by the club technical crew and management after an emergency meeting. Okolie explained that […]

Enyimba Sacks Interim Chief Coach Over Poor Performance

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Following the 4 -0 trashing of Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, Enyimba Football Club of Aba, Abia state by Plateau United of Jos, management of the club, have asked its Head Coach, Usman Abdallah, to temporarily step side  with immediate effect. The Chief Felix Anyansi led management; Sunday evening directed the […]

West Ham Sack Manuel Pellegrini After Leicester Loss

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Manuel Pellegrini’s 18-month reign as West Ham United manager has ended on Saturday as the Chilean was sacked shortly after his side’s 2-1 home defeat by Leicester City in the Premier League. The defeat left West Ham fourth from bottom, just one point above the relegation zone after a dreadful run of form. Former […]

Firmino Shines As Liverpool Win FIFA Club World Cup

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Liverpool football club on Saturday lifted the 2019 FIFA club world cup on Saturday as they beat Flamengo 1-0 in the final match up in Doha, Qatar. Roberto Firmino scored the only goal of the game in the 99th minute, as Jurgen Klopp’s reigning European champs beat the South American champions in a draining, […]

Arsenal Appoint Ex-Captain, Mikel Arteta New Head Coach

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Arsenal have appointed a former captain of the club, Mikel Arteta as head coach on a three-and-a-half-year deal. The 37-year-old won the FA Cup twice in a five-year career with the Gunners and succeeds fellow Spaniard Unai Emery, who was sacked in November He had been working as a coach under Pep Guardiola […]

UEFA Champion League: Man City Tackle Real Madrid in Knock Out Stage

…As Liverpool Face Atleti; (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Thirteen-times winners, Real Madrid have been drawn against English champions Manchester City in the UEFA Champions League round of 16   In the draw held Monday, the title-holders Liverpool is to face Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid. Real Madrid ended up in pot two after finishing second in their group […]

BREAKING: Anthony Joshua Beats Ruiz In World Heavyweight Boxing Rematch

By Ayo Balogun, AFRICAN EXAMINER (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Anthony Joshua has regained the world heavyweight boxing tittle that he shockingly lost six months to Andy Ruiz. In a much-anticipated rematch staged Friday night in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, all three judges scored the fight for Joshua; 118-110, 118-110 and 119-109. Analysis of the fight showed that […]

2020 Olympics: Morocco Emerges Winner Of 2019 African Blind Football Championship

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu Nigeria (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Morocco national team has emerged winner of the 2019 African Blind Football Championship which took place in Enugu, South- East Nigeria. The competition, which was attended by eight African nations, was organised by the international Blind Sports Association (IBSA) and solely sponsored by an Enugu based nongovernmental organization NGO, Bina […]

Arsenal Sack Emery, Name Ljungberg As Caretaker Manager

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Unai Emery has been sacked as Arsenal manager following the 2-1 Europa League defeat at home to Frankfurt. The club are winless in all competitions in seven games and sit eight points behind fourth-place Chelsea in the Premier League after just 13 games this season. “Our most sincere thanks go to Unai […]

Super Eagles Assistant Coach Salisu Yusuf Takes Over Rangers FC

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Following last Sunday’s sack of Rangers FC of Enugu’s chief Coach, Benedict Ugwu and other members of the Technical crew over poor performance, Management of the club has engaged the current Assistant Coach of the Super Eagles, Salisu Yusuf, as the temporal Technical Adviser of the team. African Examiner reports that Yusuf, […]

Tokyo 2020: African Blind Football Championship Begins in Enugu

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu …As Nigeria Beats Cameroon 2-1 (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigeria’s National blind football team, Star Eagles on Tuesday defeated their Cameroonian counterpart, 2-1 in the first match of the ongoing African Blind Football Championship taking place in Enugu, South- East Nigeria. African Examiner Sports reports that the Championship, which was officially kicked off by Enugu […]

Rangers FC Sacks Coach, Other Technical Crew Members Over Poor Performance

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Irked by the abysmal performance of Rangers Inter. FC of Enugu in the ongoing 2019\2020 Nigeria professional football league NPFL season, Management of the club on Sunday evening announced the sacking of its Chief Coach, Benedict Ugwu, and other Technical crew members. The announcement was made immediately at end of the week 5 match of the […]

Tottenham Fires Pochettino Over Poor Results

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has fired by the club a disappointing start to the season, the Premier League club said on Tuesday. The Argentine, appointed by the north London club in 2014, had turned Tottenham into a force in England and took them to the Champions League final in June. Results […]

Olympic Eagles Crash Out Of U23 AFCON, To Miss Tokyo 2020 Olympics

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Cup holders, Nigeria have crashed out of the ongoing U23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt following a dire 0-0 draw with South Africa on Friday. The draw on the night was not enough to see the Eagles through to the semi finals. The result meant they finished third in Group B […]

Unstoppable Liverpool Humble Manchester City

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Liverpool registered a 3-1 victory over Manchester City in what could turn out to be one of the biggest results of the ongoing English Premier League season. Liverpool midfielder Fabinho opened the scoring in the sixth minute through a thunderous strike. Mohamed Salah doubled his side’s lead only seven minutes later as […]

Tokyo 2020: Nations Battle for Olympic Blind Football African Ticket in Enugu

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – No fewer than 10 nations, including Nigeria will be converging in Enugu, South- East, Nigeria, between November 22nd to December, 2nd 2019, in the qualifier to battle for the blind football sole African ticket ahead of the Paralympics games in Tokyo Japan 2020. The blind football African championship qualifier, according to the organizers, will […]

Sports Minister Sacks AFN Technical Director, Recalls Secretary General to Ministry

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has sacked Sunday Adeleye, the embattled Technical Director of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), making him the first casualty of radical reforms taking place in the sports ministry. Special Assistant to the Minister, Kola Daniel, said in a statement that Dare also […]

Enugu Sports Club to Embark on N40m Naira Developmental Projects

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Leadership of the newly inaugurated Enugu sports club is to embark on various developmental projects estimated at 40,000,000 (forty million naira) in the 2019\2020 financial year. Executive chairman of the club, Hon. Onyeka Onwe, who disclosed this yesterday in Enugu during the colorful official inauguration of the executive […]

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