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Yobo eager to resume as Eagles’ assistant coach



Former Super Eagles skipper is thrilled with the opportunity to serve as Super Eagles Assistant Chief Joseph Yobo has expressed his eagerness to begin his new role as Nigeria’s Assistant Coach.

The 39 years old former Everton FC defender was named Super Eagles Assistant Boss by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Wednesday, replacing Imama Amapakabo.

Yobo, who captained the West Africans for their third Africa Nations Cup title in 2013 in South Africa, will assist head coach Gernot Rohr.

“I’m thankful to God for this opportunity, I’m super excited to be appointed as the assistant coach of the Super Eagles,” Yobo told Brila FM.

“I’m passionate about the Super Eagles and this new chapter of my life and the new challenge ahead and I can’t wait to get started,” he added.

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