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Joseph Yobo signed by Nigerian League as ambassador

Joseph Yobo - Nigerian League

Former Everton defender Joseph Yobo has been signed by the Nigerian Professional National League.

The 35-year-old has signed for the Nigeria Professional Football League organisers ‘League Management Company’ meaning he can be drafted into any club that meets the players terms.

This rule gives an incentive for former international players to return to the Nigerian league before retiring.

Nigeria’s record appearance holder, Yobo, with 101 caps has had a well traveled career previously playing for Norwich City, Fenerbahçe, Everton, Marseille and Standard Liege.

J0seph Yobo will find out next week which team he shall be drafted into.

Ahmad Yousef is a proud Egyptian football fanatic who started playing football at a young age and was scouted for Ipswich Town. A hardcore Tottenham Hotspur fan and Zamalek supporter by blood, Ahmad mainly follows European football involving Egyptian players and the Egyptian national team. Ahmad’s love for Egyptian players abroad is what initially spurred him into writing. He now writes regularly and is also an editor at KingFut.com.

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