Benedict Akwuegbu, a former Nigeria striker has voiced his support for the appointment of Joseph Yobo as Super Eagles Assistant coach, saying the former captain deserved it, Completesports.com reports.
Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Wednesday, February 12, named the former Everton and Fenerbahce centre-back as replacement for Imama Amapakabo.
Yobo, 39, had an illustrious career with the senior national team, accumulating a massive 101 caps and featured for six top European clubs,including Standard Lierge, Belgium (1998-2001), Olympique Marseille of France (2001-2003), Tenerife of France (on loan (2001-2002), Everton of England 2002-2012), Fenerbahce of Turkey (2010-2014) and Norwich, England (loan) (2014).
Akwuegbu told completesports.com from his base in London that Yobo’s appointment was well deserved.
“It is a good development. It’s a new dawn that will benefit our football and I think NFF are now thinking and acting properly by bringing ex-players on board…
Source: Complete Sports