Atlanta - Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo has been ruled
out of the international friendly against Mexico scheduled for Wednesday in the
Yobo sustained an injury in Norwich City’s 4-1 loss to Aston
Villa in an English Premier League game on Sunday where he played for 90
Media officer of the Super Eagles, Ben Alaiya said that the defender
could not recover in time for Wednesday’s friendly, and will play no part in
Yobo has been replaced with Leon Balogun.
The game was an opportunity for Yobo to make a return to the
squad after 13 months. He last featured for the Super Eagles at the 2013 Africa
Cup of Nations.
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