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NFF Appoints Joseph Yobo as Super Eagles’ Assistant Coach

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has appointed Joseph Yobo as assistant coach of the team.

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The former super eagles captain will replace Imama Amapakabo as the assistant coach of the Nigerian senior football team

The 39-year-old played a total of 100 matches for Nigeria at the senior level.

Yobo started his career with Michellin-Harcourt in Rivers State in 1996.

He played for the Nigeria U20 boys – Flying Eagles during the FIFA U20 World Cup formerly known as FIFA World Youth Championship in 1999

In April 2001, he won his first cap for the senior team in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match away to Zambia in Chingola

Furthermore, Yobo played in three FIFA World Cup finals in 2002, 2010 and 2014.

Joseph Yobo also played in six Africa Cup of Nations finals in 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2013.

He also led the Super Eagles to their third continental title in South Africa in 2013

Moreover, he went on to play club football with Standard Liege, Norwich City in England, and Tenerife in Spain

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He played for Everton FC in the English Premiership. Furthermore, he made sterling appearances for Fenerbahce in Turkey and Olympique Marseille

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