Nigerians can be said to be the country in the African continent with the largest football fan base and this is true. The country has also produced some of the best football players that have emerged out of the continent. So it is wise for Goal.com to have considered fit to make Nigeria the first African country to have a Goal.com edition.
The letter from the Chief Editor, Lolade Adewuyi, attests to the high esteem Goal.com holds the fans of Nigerian Football.
We have an exciting announcement to make. Goal.com Nigeria has officially launched, meaning that the world’s biggest football site has just added yet another local edition to serve one of its more cherished and loyal communities.
The Nigerian audience appreciate Goal.com and have been a fundamental part of our worldwide growth, and it is time that our brand recognizes the contribution that each and every Nigerian has made to Goal.com by providing a local heartbeat that taps directly into the Nigerian football consciousness.
Nigerians love their football. It is the one aspect of our culture that keeps us united, a country of more than 250 ethnic nationalities. One of the most beautiful things in our country is the sight of strangers embracing at a television centre when the national team triumphs.
It is the vision of Goal com Nigeria to ensure the continued propagation of football as a tool for uniting our people. The joy of every Nigerian football fan is to be able to read about the exploits of their teams without restrictions, and we aim to bring the personalities closer to you, providing a platform for fans to feel closer to their heroes and favourite teams.
Whether you log onto our site from your mobile phones, your computers or your tablets, Goal.com Nigeria is the place where you will find the latest news about the Nigeria Premier League, the Super Eagles, Nigerian players in Europe, as well as talents emerging in the country’s youth ranks.
Goal.com Nigeria is the unique voice that will deliver your football news in a language that you understand through our local team of writers and experts. Our motivation is to bring football news to you as soon as it happens, providing commentary and perspective while allowing you to interact with us and be part of the country’s football landscape.
You will still be able to read your international football news on the site. However, as you might have noticed, there’s the green and white flag on the top left-hand corner of the site that shows you that it’s the Nigerian edition.
We welcome you to Goal.com Nigeria where you will never experience a dull moment. This is your Naija footprint within the beautiful world of football.
Lolade Adewuyi - Chief Editor, Goal.com Nigeria
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