Joseph Yobo Officially Retires, Announces Testimonial

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Joseph Yobo To Play In Nigerian Premier League

Joseph Yobo officially retires – Former Super Eagles captain Joseph Yobo has officially announced his retirement from professional football.

Yobo also used the opportunity to announce his testimonial, which will be played in Port-Harcourt on the 27th of May.

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Former Everton and Manchester United manager, David Moyes; Manchester United Forward, Wayne Rooney; Manchester City midfielder, Yaya Toure and three times African Footballer of the year, Didier Drogba among
other top footballers are expected to grace the occasion.

A number of Super Eagles greats were present at the ceremony, including Jay-Jay Okocha, Nwankwo Kanu, Taribo West, Peter Rufai, Victor Ikpeba and Henry Nwosu and Ifeanyi Udeze.

“It is not easy to play 100 games for your country and the fact that Yobo was the first to reach that mark says a lot
about him as a player,” Yobo’s Eagles teammate, Okocha said.

Joseph Yobo Officially Retires
Joseph Yobo Officially Retires

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  1. Congrats to him for having had a fulfilled career…

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