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Eagles: Yakmut, Mohammed laud Yobo’s appointment

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Eagles: Yakmut, Mohammed laud Yobo’s appointment


Eagles: Yakmut, Mohammed laud Yobo’s appointment

By Ijeoma Okigbo

Two sports administrators, Alhassan Yakmut and Adam Mohammed, have hailed the appointment of former Super Eagles skipper, Joseph Yobo, as assistant coach of the team.

While Yakmut is a former Director General of the defunct National Sports Commission (NSC), Mohammed is the current FCT FA boss.

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in a statement on Wednesday announced the appointment of Yobo as assistant coach, and replaces Imama Amapakabo on the technical bench.

In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday, Yakmut described the appointment as “a fantastic choice; he is a disciplined and committed ‘sweat merchant’”.

Mohammed, who described Yobo as best for the job said: “I think the appointment is a good one because he used to be Nigeria’s captain, holds a record number of caps and have played for the best leagues in the world.”

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Source: News Agency of Nigeria