Formal super eagles captain Joseph Yobo has been confirmed as super eagles assistant coach following the sack of Imama Amapakabo from the coaching crew
The appointment was pronounced by Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) spokesman Ademola Olajire during a press conference with the week
Joseph Yobo’s Football Career
Yobo had a sensational career playing in six African cup of nation finals (AFCON) competitions between 2002-2013, and wining it three times.
Yobo was promoted to join the super eagles in 1999 after coming out with a top class performance in the 1999 under 20 world cup.
The Nigerian and Everton legend started his football career with Michellin-Harcourt in Rivers State 1996, has played in top football leagues around the globe, the formal super eagles captain played for Olympique Marseille in french ligue 1, Fenerbahce in Turkey, Standard Liege in Belgium, Tenerife in Spain and Norwich City in the English premier league.
Joseph Yobo is to assist Germa-born super eagles head coach Gernot Rohr in the coaching of Nigerian national team, he is to replace the outgoing Imama Amapakabo in the three -ime African champions’ technical crew,” as stated by NFF.