The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has appointed former Super Eagles’ captain and ex-international, Joseph Yobo as Assistant coach of the team.
Yobo’s appointment was confirmed On Wednesday in a statement released by the NFF.
He replaces the former assistant coach, Imama Amapakabo.
Bittertruth Media recalls that Joseph Yobo was the captain of the Nigerian national team until his international football retirement in June 2014, and is Nigeria’s joint record appearance holder.
He has been capped 101 times and represented the Super Eagles at three FIFA World Cups and six Africa Cup of Nations tournaments.