Seedorf’s Cameroon train at Nairobi’s Toyoyo

first_img0Shares0000Cameroon’s Paris Saint Germain striker Eric-Maxim Choupo Moting carries teammate Gaetan Bong shoulder high during a training session at the camp Toyoyo Grounds in Nairobi on September 4, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluNAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 4 – The Camp Toyoyo Grounds in Nairobi’s Jericho Estate played host to high profile visitors on Tuesday evening with reigning African champions Cameroon, led by new coaches Clarence Seerdof and Patrick Kluivert holding a training session there.The Indomitable Lions have been in the country from Sunday evening as they prepare to face Comoros in an African Cup of Nations (AFCON) Qualifier on Saturday in Moroni. 0Shares0000(Visited 6 times, 1 visits today) The team had initially held three training sessions at the Moi Sports Centre Kasarani and needed to have a feel of an artificial turf as it is the same surface they will play on against Comoros.Seedorf and Kluivert, both former Netherlands internationals who replaced fellow Dutchman Hugo Broos at the helm of the team led the team to a light session at the Toyoyo turf, doing a bit of fitness checks and ball drills as they gear up for Comoros.Among the high-profile names which descended on the Toyoyo turf includes Paris Saint Germain striker Eric-Maxim Choupo Moting who moved to the French capital on deadline day from English second tier side Stoke City.Cameroon head coach Clarence Seedorf talks with one of his players during a training session at the camp Toyoyo Grounds in Nairobi on September 4, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluAlso present was Brighton’s Gaetan Bong and former West Brom defender Allan Nyom who moved to the Spanish La Liga to sign for Leganes after Albion were demoted from the English top tier.Choupo Moting and striker Vincent Aboubakar who plays in Portugal with giants FC Porto spotted trainers and did not have a run in with the rest of the squad as they sat out, possibly nursing a few knocks.While naming his squad for this tie, Seedorf sensationally left out AFCON winning skipper Benjamin Moukandjo and winger Cristian Bassogog from the squad saying he would not pick any squad members from the Chinese leagues.Moukandjo plies his trade alongside Kenyan international Ayub Timbe with Beijing Renhe while Bassogog, named Most valuable Player at the 2017 AFCON plays for Henan Jianye.With a restricted closed-door session, a few eager fans giraffe-ed their heads over the Toyoyo perimeter wall to catch a glimpse of the African champions and some to have a glimpse of childhood heroes Seedorf and Kluivert who were among the best in their generation.Cameroon players happily do some runs during a training session at the camp Toyoyo Grounds in Nairobi on September 4, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluCameroon will host the 2019 AFCON and have thus qualified but are playing in the qualifiers nonetheless.  While the rest of the groups will have the top two teams qualifying, Cameroon’s group will only have one more team going through.The Central Africans currently top Group B after beating Morocco 1-0 in their opening match. After playing Comoros on Saturday, their next assignment will be back to back home and away games against Malawi.Cameroon squad to play Comoros Goalkeepers: Fabrice Ondoa (Oostende/BEL), Andre Onana (Ajax/NED), Carlos Kameni (Fenerbahce/TUR)Defenders: Collins Fai (Standard Liege/BEL), Felix Eboa Eboa (Guingamp/FRA), Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui (Slavia Prague/CZE), Ambroise Oyongo Bitolo (Montpellier/FRA), Yaya Banana (Panionios/GRE), Jerome Onguene (Red Bull Salzburg/AUT), Gaetan Bong (Brighton and Hove Albion/ENG), Allan Nyom (Leganes/ESP)Midfielders: Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa (Fulham/ENG), Georges Mandjeck (Maccabi Haifa/ISR), Adrien Tameze (Nice/FRA), Pierre Kunde Malong (Mainz/GER)Forwards: Edgar Salli (Nuremberg/GER), Fabrice Olinga (Mouscron/BEL), Vincent Aboubakar (FC Porto/POR), Stephane Bahoken (Angers/FRA), Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting (Stoke City/ENG), Karl Toko Ekambi (Villareal/ESP), Paul-Georges Ntep (Wolfsburg/GER), Nicolas Moumi Ngamaleu (Young Boys/SUI)last_img read more

Business is blooming for star gardener Paddy with new Letterkenny store

first_imgPaddy McDermott, one of Donegal’s best-known gardening talents, is enjoying great growth in his business ventures.Paddy, who is from Burt, has had an exciting summer as the winner of RTE’s Super Garden Viewers’ Choice Award. He was Donegal’s first finalist in the TV competition, which saw cameras coming to Letterkenny to film him transforming a local family’s garden.And now Paddy is putting down roots in Letterkenny with a second branch of his Creative Landscaping Works store. The official opening will take place on Saturday 17th August and it promises to be a fun day out for all with special offers. Alongside his popular store in Bridgend, Paddy’s Letterkenny store offers everything you could need to design your dream garden with ease.Watch the video below for a tour of the brand new store:He was also recently awarded a coveted Business All Star Accreditation, which is an independently verified standard mark for businesses based on rigorous selection criteria; performance, trust and customer centricity.With Paddy’s expertise, you can get help to make your garden an attractive space to relax and play. Creative Landscaping Works is the north west’s leading artificial grass supplier, providing premium quality synthetic green grass 365 days a year. Which means no mowing! They also sell Tobermore concrete block paving and paving flags/slabs, which come with a 25 year guarantee. Get your paving sealers and outdoor cleaning products in store.And for the little ones, Creative Landscaping Works specialised in outdoor playframes and fun. Find playframes, trampolines, swings, goal posts and more to suit any garden size at the stores. There is a wide range of playframe accessories available, from swing seats, slides, handles, climbing rocks, telescopes, steering wheels and more.Paddy McDermott at the new Creative Landscaping Works, Lisnennan LetterkennyThey also have great quality garden furniture, seating and firepits to create a relaxing area for winding down outside. Plus, you’ll find artificial plants and hedges for hassle-free designing.Paddy has it all in the Creative Landscaping stores, with hand tools and DIY equipment including screws, nails and fixings all under one roof. And you can get the best advice from the team on how to make the most of your space.Creative Landscaping Works LetterkennyCiaran at Creative Landscaping Works BridgendCreative Landscaping Works LetterkennyDavid at Creative Landscaping Works, Lisnennan LetterkennyWhy not call into the grand opening of the new store at Lisnennan Letterkenny for a browse of all the stock. The opening party will feature family fun events and an environmentally friendly car exhibition. Plus, customers can book into a free one day design clinic taking place on Saturday – call 087 937 9967 to get booked in now.With Highland Radio broadcasting from 12noon, it’s sure to be a fun day out. Paddy and the team are looking forward to welcoming everyone.Follow Creative Landscaping Works on Facebook for regular offers and updates from Letterkenny and BridgendPaddy McDermott at the new Creative Landscaping Works, Lisnennan LetterkennyBusiness is blooming for star gardener Paddy with new Letterkenny store was last modified: August 12th, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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)Tags:Businesscreative landscaping worksGardeningOutdoorPaddy McDermottStoresuper gardenlast_img read more