Babayaro queries Yobo’s Super Eagles appointment

first_img Loading… “Yes, Joseph Yobo has been a captain for Nigeria and he has done well if you want to give him that sort of position make sure he gets the right badges. “If he hasn’t got his badges, send him somewhere. It takes a few months or less than a year. “Get the right badges, get the right papers and make him whatever you want to make him.” Read Also:I’m out to prove the critics wrong – Yobo Yobo is expected to make his bow when Rohr’s team face Sierra Leone on March 23 as the race for Cameroon 2021 commences. The former Eagles captain had said he was ready to prove his critics wrong with this NFF appointment. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 The 39-year-old replaced fired Imama Amapakabo as Gernot Rohr’s assistant – a decision that attracted diverse opinions from football fans. However, Babayaro – who was Yobo’s teammate at the 2002 and Africa Cup of Nations – queried the Nigeria Federation’s choice despite his backing for ex-internationals to be in the country’s setup. “From my point of view as an ex-player I think he is a good appointment probably done in a wrong way,” Babayaro told BBC Sport. “I’m not sure if he’s got his badges but if you are trying to appoint someone you make sure they’ve got the right credentials before you appoint them. “I don’t care if it’s an ex (player) or whoever, make sure you appoint the right person that knows the job.Advertisement Former Super Eagles defender, Celestine Babayaro has faulted the appointment of Joseph Yobo as a national team assistant coach. Promoted ContentCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way6 Incredibly Strange Facts About HurricanesThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More6 Extreme Facts About Hurricanes2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This Year7 Famous And Incredibly Unique Places In Thailand8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its Growth20 Facts That’ll Change Your Perception Of “The Big Bang Theory”Top 10 Most Iconic Characters On TVThis Muslim Woman Belongs To World’s 10 Strongest WomenBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemSurprising Photos Of The Rock And His Lavish Lifestylelast_img read more

Smollett May Still Face Federal Jail Time

first_imgChicago prosecutors have dismissed charges against Jussie Smollett, but the Empire actor remains under FBI […]last_img

Naomh Padraig, Muff to develop second playing pitch in 2017

first_imgThe club AGM took place in Ture on Sunday. Chairperson Pat Keaveney open the meeting by welcoming everyone and comprehensive reports were given by the outgoing committee about the business of 2016.Great Success in 2016Congratulations to all teams who performed so well in2016. Naomh Padraig club was certainly on form last year and it is hoped to build on this success for 2017. Junior A finalists, U13 County Champions and U14 Girls County Champions as well as Inishowen champions at U12,U14, U16 and U18 and numerous other successes. Second Pitch to be DevelopedDue to the number of teams training and playing there is huge pressure on our main pitch and its availability. Therefore, the lower pitch will become the club’s focus over the next year. It is hoped that a second sand carpet pitch will be developed to ease that pressure. With that in mind there will be teams of ticket sellers commencing the sale of the National Club Draw tickets in the parish in the coming weeks. All proceeds from the sale of these tickets will be used along with previous development funds to create this much need second playing surface.Membership FeesClub membership fees for 2017 were agreed at the meeting and forms for registration will be available shortly. Just a reminder to all that fees must be paid prior to commencing training. Thanks to all our sponsors, to all who support fundraising activities, to those who sell and buy Lottos on weekly basis. Your support is greatly appreciated.The following officers have been elected for 2017:President, Paddy HaugheyChairperson, Patrick KeaveneyVice Chairperson, Neil Toye Secretary, Ciaran McMenaminAsst Secretary, Damian McIntyreTreasurer, Joe McLaughlinAsst Treasurer, Michael McMenamin Childrens Officer, Roisin McColganPRO, Fearghal O’BoyleCulture Officer, Eileen McLaughlinOifigeach na Gaeilge, Joe McLaughlinCoaching Officer, Daniel McCauleyClub Registrar, Dermot McColganHealth & Wellbeing, Marty MaileyExecutive committee Members: Aaron Gallagher, Peter Mullan, Seamus McColgan, Noel Clingan, Brian Kelly and Martin DuffyInishowen Board Delegates: Damian McIntyre & Billy CostelloCounty Board Delegate:, Dermot McColgan & Michael McMenaminBreavementsThe club recently lost two great friends and supporters due to the deaths of John Mc Cauley and Phyllis Mc Kenna.John Mc Cauley was an excellent Gaelic footballer and played for a Quigley’s Point team in the forties. He has a member of the Quigley’s Point team who won the Inishowen championship in 1947.  In 1999 he was made an Honorary Life Member of  Naomh Padraig. On many occasions he drove underage teams to matches and had endless patience.Phyllis Mc Kenna in her role as newspaper correspondent was extremely helpful to the club and if the notes were not submitted she made sure she got them. Phyllis also gave great encouragement to the club and helped in many ways.We extend our deepest sympathy to both families. We also remember all our club families who lost any family members this year. May they rest in peace.Naomh Padraig, Muff to develop second playing pitch in 2017 was last modified: January 9th, 2017 by Chris McNultyShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Vice-principal and caretaker retire from Lurgybrack school

first_imgVice-principal Emer Kelly and caretaker Owen Gallagher were given a warming goodbye as they retired from their duties at Lurgybrack National School.Emer Kelly started working in Lurgybrack in 1995 having previously spent time in other schools. After getting her degree, she took her first teaching job in Stranorlar in 1983.Elmer Kelly thanks they children and guests at her retirement celebration at Lurgybrack NS. Photo Brian Mc DaidA large amount of parents along with past pupils and teachers attended the event. Emer Kelly spoke of how she will miss the school and said that she immensely enjoyed the twenty-three years that she spent their. Emer Kelly in her element as they whole school turned out in the Mayo Colours to celebrate both her retirement and Eoin Gallagher’s both of who are originally form Mayo. Photo Brian McDaid.With both being natives of Mayo, the school decided to go with a green and red colour scheme for one day only. Teachers and students alike donned jerseys and tops in celebration of the careers of both Kelly and Gallagher.Emer Kelly pictured on her retirement as Vice Principal at Lurgybrack NS pictured with her husband Damien and her daughter TaraOwen Gallagher started his term as caretaker of the school in 1989, amassing a total of 25 years in the school.Eoin Gallagher and Emer Kelly pictured on their retirement pictured with Fr Brian O’Donnell, Former Principals Brian Harkin and Anne FoxeFormer principal Brian Fox who is part of the picture above was the man who gave them both their jobs during his time in charge of the school.Joseph Mc Shane, Chloe Gallagher Kobe Barrett and Dean Kelly pictured as they makes presentations on behalf of the children of Lurgybrack NS to EmerKelly and Eoin Gallagher on their retirement as Vice Principal and caretaker respectively. Photo Brian McDaid.Vice-principal and caretaker retire from Lurgybrack school was last modified: June 29th, 2018 by Chris CannonShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more