The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced the appointment of former Super Eagles’ defender and captain, Joseph Yobo, as the new assistant coach of the country’s men national team.
Yobo who has the joint highest record of appearances for the Super Eagles has been chosen as a replacement for Imama Amapakabo for the three times African champions’ technical crew.
Yobo enjoyed a blissful playing career for both club and country and he is now ready for a new adventure on the technical having shown a glimpse of his technical abilities as a football pundit.
Before his heroics with the Super Eagles, Yobo started out playing for the Nigeria U20 boys – Flying Eagles – during the FIFA World Youth Championship (now known as FIFA U20 World Cup) in 1999).
He won his first cap…