Friday, 30 March 2012

Goal.Com To Formally Unveil Nigerian Edition Today

Nigerian edition of Goal.com is set to be formally unveiled at a launch event in Lagos, today Friday March 30 2012.

According to the sporting company, the Nigerian edition of the website is to help to further grow the types of mobile services we are able to offer in the market. Already we have started receiving commendation on this innovation. Nigerians form the second largest audience of Goal.Com in the world.

The Nigerian edition will be the first in Africa and will provide a local and global perspective on football through the coverage of the local Nigerian professional league, Nigerian players who play abroad and extensive coverage of the Super Eagles. The event will be graced by Sports Minister, Bolaji Abdullahi, Nigerian Football Federation among other dignitaries.

The face of football reporting and coverage in Nigeria will never be the same again after this launch Already, Nigerian subscribers in the two leading mobile networks Etisalat and Airtel have been enjoying the rich bouquet of Goal.Com mobile content services. The local content will supplement Goal’s already strong international football coverage to provide a unique and relevant content offering for Nigerian football fans. Goal.com is already a leading football website in Nigeria reaching millions of fans every month.

Already some of Nigeria’s leading brands have signified their intentions to be part of the launch party. The event would bring together some of the leading football personalities, members of the diplomatic corps, sports journalists, former national team players etc. Goal.com provides brands with a fantastic opportunity to reach and engage with millions of Nigerian football fans and provides distribution partners with great content that really enhances their service offering.

Goal.Com is owned by the PERFOM Media Group UK. It currently has 23 editions across the globe.

According to its official site: "Goal.com Nigeria will strive to maintain and surpass the high standards set by the other 26 editions around the world. Few people on the planet love football quite like those in Nigeria, and Goal.com takes the responsibility of providing its usual news, features, interviews, match reports and editorials to Nigerians around the world very seriously."

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