36 Needham St, Fig Tree Pocket.“On the upper level are five bedrooms, two offices, a television room and 12-seat cinema with a wet bar. A ground level made for entertaining includes a gymnasium, games room, boardroom, climate-controlled wine cellar, multiple lounge areas and a sixth bedroom.”The seventh bedroom was in a separate guest cottage on the estate. 36 Needham St, Fig Tree Pocket.According to the listing by Tyson Clarke of Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty – Ascot the property was called “Rivergum Retreat”.“Cleverly calculated to adjust to the requirements of a large family, the 1956sq m interior is spread across three wings. 36 Needham St, Fig Tree Pocket.Outdoor features include a barbecue kitchen with teppanyaki grill, heated horizon swimming pool and spa, and championship-sized tennis court.The home also has a hi-tech fitout including C-Bus, SONOS and Crestron systems control for lighting, temperature, blinds, irrigation and security. 36 Needham St, Fig Tree Pocket.A QUEENSLAND richlister’s riverfront home has been given an $11.9m price tag which includes a Gold Class cinema, seven car garage and pontoon to tie your boat up to. The seven bedroom, nine bathroom home at 36 Needham Street, Fig Tree Pocket, belongs to Linc Energy founder Peter Bond. Linc Energy founder Peter Bond has put a price on his sprawling Brisbane riverfront estate of $11.9m. Picture: Anthony WeateIf sold for that price it will be the third highest amount fetched in Brisbane behind the $18.48m paid for 1 Leopard St, Kangaroo Point last month and the $14m that Australia’s richest woman, Gina Rineheart paid in 2014 for her stunning Hawthorne character estate.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home6 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor6 hours agoMr Bond’s property spans 1.2ha and has river frontage of 132m.
The president of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, is confident that the signing of Nike as Nigeria’s new kit partner will usher in a new era of sponsorship for the national teams.Pinnick, in the company of Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi and other members of the NFF executive committee, signed the three-year deal in London on Thursday afternoon with the American firm.”I am thoroughly convinced that this agreement is the beginning of good and great things to happen to Nigeria football with regards to sponsorship deals.” Pinnick said after sealing the deal.”The NFF is happy to come into partnership with a leading global brand like Nike. We are in good company.”One of the world’s leading football brand,s which also kits the teams of South Africa, Brazil, France, England and USA among others, will be responsible for all of the nine national teams of Nigeria.Nike will make an exclusive edition for the teams until its 2016-17 kit launches in mid-2016. The Flying Eagles – Nigeria U-20 men’s team – will be the first to sport the new Nike kit when the FIFA U-20 World Cup kicks off next month in New Zealand.It would be company’s second experience with the Nigerian national teams after an earlier stint from 1994 to 2003. Pinnick also believes that as it was during their first partnership, the national teams will record more successes.”During those years, Nigeria won a first-ever Olympics football gold (1996) and reached the Round of 16 at the FIFA World Cup (1998). But I have no doubts whatsoever that this second coming of Nike into Nigeria football will bring even more joyous moments with plenty of laurels for the national teams,” the NFF boss said.”Nigeria football has excellent potential all around and a top global brand like Nike will help to spur the processes that the present NFF administration has put in place to drive our game to the next level.”Laurent Payre, Nike Africa VP-General Manager, expressed his company’s delight with the deal. “We are very pleased to partner with the Nigeria Football Federation, one of Africa’s premier teams,” Payre said. “The passion for football in Nigeria is renowned and Nike is committed to supporting and advancing the game at all levels through inspiration and innovation for young men and women.”The partnership would include supplying performance and training kits to Nigeria’s teams, comprising the men and women senior teams, men and women U-20 teams, men and women U-17 teams, men and women Olympic teams, and the men beach football team.–Follow Gary on Twitter: @garyalsmith