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Yobo Must Get Coaching Licence To Grow As A Coach


Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr says his his new assistant Joseph Yobo must get a coaching licence to thrive on the job, Completesports.com reports.

Yobo’s appointment was confirmed by the Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday.

The former Everton of England defender replaced Imama Amapakabo in the Super Eagles’ technical crew- a move Rohr revealed he was privy to before it was announced.

“The NFF has the right to pick one assistant coach for my staff, so they are the ones to communicate the reasons for the appointment, not myself,” Rohr told BBC journalist Osasu Obayiuwana.

“I was informed by Amaju Pinnick, in a telephone call, before it was made public.

“I have the responsibility to develop coaches from Nigeria as agreed with NFF. I am more than happy to do that.

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Source: Complete Sports