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Former Everton defender Yobo set to join NPFL club

22/06/2016

/ by Editor
Former Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo is on the verge of returning to play active football in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) as elite player for clubs like FC Ifeanyi Ubah, Kano Pillars, and few others for the rest of the season.

The League Management Company (LMC) allowed foreign professional players through the Elite Player Scheme to return home for a short stint in the league, like former Super Eagles star Sani Kaita enjoyed about few seasons ago.

According to report, over four clubs are interested in signing the former Everton defender, who recently played his testimonial after having 101 caps in the colours of the Super Eagles. FC Ifeanyi Ubah proprietor is more eager to land the experienced defender, but with just about 12 games to the end of the season.

Meanwhile, Yobo’s last featured for Nigeria at the 2014 FIFA World Cup finals in Brazil.

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