Goalkeepers need regular playing time to hone their skills, says Uzoho
Finland-based Coach, Victor Uzoho, has pointed at irregular appearances for club matches, non-exposure to international friendlies, and poor training as reasons Nigerian goalkeepers don’t produce their best forms in matches. The coach, who argued that Nigeria is blessed with good goalkeepers, said talent alone is not enough to make them as good as their counterparts…
Maltese envoy resigns after comparing Merkel to Hitler
Malta's ambassador to Finland has resigned after a Facebook post in which he compared German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Adolf Hitler, The Times of Malta reported.
Innovation: Key to great leadership
The 2015/2016 World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report ranked Switzerland, Finland, Israel, USA, Japan, Germany, Sweden, Netherlands and Denmark as the 10 most innovative countries in the world.
Pulkkanen has arguably the best hat game on the European Tour
Tapio Pulkkanen of Finland shot a career-low opening-round 64 to go to the top of the leader board at the 2019 Italian Open, reports golfdigest.com. Midway through the opening round of the Italian Open, Pulkkanen held a one-stroke lead.
Reward our teachers on earth!
The recent investigative report of a newspaper on the scarcity of teachers in public schools and the revelation that nearly 80 per cent of the states in the country have placed embargo on recruitment, are shocking and tragic. It is such dismal revelations that must question the whole idea of having a government in the…
How Finland Moved From A Suicide Hopspot To World's Happiest Country
When the UN crowned Finland the world's happiest nation last month for the second year running, there were still quite a few eyebrows raised. How could this Nordic country, better known for its harsh weather and high suicide rate, be the world's happiest? Although international comparisons are imperfect due to holes in the data, in…
Fitzpatrick fires seven-under 65 to lead Dubai Desert Classic
Matthew Fitzpatrick finished with four straight birdies to take a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Dubai Desert Classic yesterday, Reuters reports. The Englishman recovered from a bogey on the sixth hole to post seven-under-par 65, his best opening-round score since the 2015 British Masters, where he won the title. In perfect scoring…
Trump's forest remarks 'rake news' for Finland
Social media in Finland was ablaze with bemused comments on Monday after US President Donald Trump claimed the forest-covered nation prevents wildfires by raking its forest floors.
We did not receive visa application from AFN, says Finland Embassy
The Embassy of Finland in Nigeria has described as false reports in the Nigerian media that they were responsible for the inability of three young Nigerian athletes to travel for the just ended 17th IAAF World U-20 Championship in Tampere, Finland. Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Secretary General, Amaechi Akawo, had revealed three days before…
Finnish police ask Spain for info on Puigdemont arrest warrant
Finnish police said Saturday they had requested more information from Spanish authorities before acting on an arrest warrant issued against Catalonia's former president Carles Puigdemont, though it was unclear whether he was actually in Finland.