Stars line up for Joseph Yobo’s testimonial match

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May 25, 2016 | 4:45 pm
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Joseph Yobo

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Ahead of the much awaited Joseph Yobo Centenary Game, a testimonial match for ex-Super Eagles veteran , former senior national team players including foreign professionals are among the stars who will take to the field to play in in honour of former Nigerian captain, Joseph Yobo, as he takes his final bow from football on Friday, 27th May in Port Harcourt.

Among the stars to feature for the testimonial game are: Nwankwo Kanu, John Terry, Samuel Eto’o, Andre Ayew, Aaron Mokoena and Yaya Toure .

Yobo, the first Nigerian to play a century of matches for the Super Eagles, recently brought the curtain down on an illustrious career which included spells with Everton, Marseille, Fenerbahce and Standard Liege.

The match pits the Friends of Joseph Yobo XI against a select Super Eagles XI.

Former Everton and Manchester United coach, David Moyes, will manage the Friends of Yobo XI with Shaibu Amodu managing the Super Eagles.

Other players who have confirmed their participation include current Nigerian skipper John Obi Mikel and his deputy Ahmed Musa, Saido Berahino, Sulley Muntari, Treso Lomana LuaLua, Kolo Toure, Jordan Ayew and Austin Jay-Jay Okocha.

The testimonial match is live on SuperSport 3HD from 4pm on Friday.


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