Enyeama And Emenike Set To Feature In Joseph Yobo Testimonial Match

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Former Super Eagles captain and goalie, Vincent Enyeama and former striker, Emmanuel Emenike, are both set to feature for Nigeria next week.

Enyeama and Emenike, both retired from the national team last year, when Sunday Oliseh was coach of the Eagles.

However, the duo are set to make a return, as they will feature in Joseph Yobo Testimonial match, slated for May 27 in Port Harcourt. Event coordinator, Waidi Akanni confirmed yesterday that Enyeama was ready for the testimonial game.

“We have a confirmation to that effect and there are many other goodies lined up for fans because Yobo is so passionate about this project,” Akanni said.

Another player who retired from Eagles last year, Emmanuel Emenike, has also confirmed to hit Port Harcourt for the Yobo Testimonial match.

“Emmanuel is coming. He spoke with me personally and I am so elated with the love shown by my colleagues,” the former international said.

Top players who made name in various European leagues especially the EPL will be in Port Harcourt for the match.

The list of those who have confirmed for the testimonial include Samuel Eto’o, Didier Drogba, John Terry, Thierry Henry and Wayne Rooney, the Ayew Brothers: Dede and Jordan, Sulley Muntari, Djibril Cisse and Tresor Lualua amongst others.

Yobo featured at three FIFA World Cups and six AFCON tournaments, leading Nigeria to victory in his last outing in South Africa.



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