Yobo Lacks Coaching Experience, But…; –Odegbami

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Chief Segun Odegbami has aired his view as per the recent appointment of Joseph Yobo as the assistant coach of the Super Eagles, saying the former defender can learn on the job while undergoing coaching course, Completesports.com reports.

The ex-Super Eagles captain was on Wednesday installed as the West African country’s national team assistant manager following the removal of Imama Amapakabo from that position.

Yobo who is also an Everton legend captained the Super Eagles to a triumphant outing at the 2013 African Cup of Nations in South Africa and will now assist chief coach, Gernot Rohr.

Complete Sports during an exclusive interview on Thursday asked Odegbami if he thought it was too early to make Yobo an assistant coach of the Super Eagles.

The 1980 AFCON winner replied: “No. The Nigerian assistant has always been a spare tyre in the set up. The foreign coaches come with their white assistants who do the…



Source: Complete Sports