Lagos - Coach Stephen Keshi has explained the
reason behind the recall of Captain Joseph Yobo to the national team.
Yobo last played for his country at the 2013 Africa Cup of
Nations where he lifted the trophy. He has since been left out of the
He was however included in a 23 man squad for an
international friendly against Mexico on March 5, making a return after one
Keshi said the Norwich City defender was recalled because he
has recently come back to form, warning however that his recall
to the team does not guarantee a World Cup place.
“He played well against Manchester City, but
he must be consistent and we pray he should be in good health, those are the
attributes we want in all the players that will go to the World Cup”.
The friendly against Mexico will be played in the United
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