Nigerian-New Zealander fighter, Israel Adesanya has revealed why he could not defend his middleweight title against Alex Pereira. Truetells Nigeria reports that Brazilian Alexsandro Pereira knocked out the Nigerian-born UFC fighter at UFC 281 in Madison Square Garden in the United States on Sunday morning. Speaking about the defeat during his post-fight press conference,...
Efforts to make more robust the cordial relationship between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Kingdom of Morocco in the game of football has commenced apace with a positive and purposeful meeting in Abuja between the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Gusau and the Ambassador...
Sadio Mane, will miss the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar after suffering an injury on Tuesday at the Allianz Arena in Munich. The former Liverpool talisman and now Bayern attacker came off after just 20 minutes of the game against Werder Bremen, which ended 6-1 in favour of the...
Sepp Blatter, the former president of FIFA when Qatar was awarded the 2022 World Cup hosting rights in 2010, told Swiss newspaper Tages Anzeiger “Qatar is a mistake,” adding that “the choice was bad.” The Qatar decision has been marred by controversy, including allegations of corruption and human rights violations,...
A man attacked a cleaner when he was caught in the midst of an intimate act with a woman inside a disabled toilet. Ex-army aircraft mechanic Billy Dean Fallon, 28, was getting intimate with a woman when the cleaner knocked on the toilet door, so he rushed out of the...
President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Gusau has provided the Federation’s corporate partners and sponsors with strong assurance that the new NFF administration will put their monies to judicious use in developing the game of football in Nigeria to the benefit of all stakeholders. At warm and...
The organizers of the UEFA Champions League, one of the most prestigious football competitions in the World, have released the last-16 draw for the tournament. Superstar footballer, Lionel Messi will be hoping to help his side Paris Saint-Germain defeat Bayern Munich in the knockout stage to advance to the next stage. Current champions,...
Crysencio Summerville scored a dramatic late winner as Leeds United shocked Liverpool 2-1 at Anfield on Saturday night, handing Jurgen Klopp’s side their first home Premier League loss in 30 matches. Liverpool got off to another disastrous start after four minutes when Joe Gomez played a blind back pass to...
FIFA has warned the Tunisian Football Federation (TFF) the country’s participation at the World Cup could be under threat if there is found to be government interference within the organisation. Having qualified for their sixth World Cup, the north African nation are in Group D along with world champions France,...
Nigeria reached the final round of the 2023 Africa U23 Cup of Nations on Saturday after Timilehin Ogunniyi and Success Makanjuola scored in the second leg at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Ibadan to condemn visitors Tanzania to a two-goal defeat and 1-3 loss on aggregate. Some hours before the game,...
France midfielder Paul Pogba will miss the World Cup in Qatar after failing to recover from knee surgery, his agent said on Monday. Pogba underwent an operation in September, but his agent said that, after a medical review, the midfielder would not yet return to the Juventus squad or join...
Beaten on the away goal-rule by Cameroon (3-3 aggregate after 2-2 in Benin City and 1-1 in Yaounde), Nigeria’s U17 girls, Flamingos missed participating in the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup finals for the first time in year 2018. The girls had featured at the inaugural edition of the FIFA...
In order to make world champions of World Cup bronze medallists, Flamingos given their innate talent and skills and demonstrated ability, the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development will provide maximum support and encouragement to the Nigeria Football Federation as the players graduate from one level to another. This...