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Yobo coming out of retirement, heading to FC IfeanyiUbah

22 June 2016, 14:04Israel Ojoko

Lagos - Former Super Eagles captain Joseph Yobo is set to feature for Nigeria Premier League club FC IfeanyiUbah for the rest of the season.

The League Management Company announced on its twitter handle that the former Everton defender will play the remaining 12 league matches for one of four clubs – FC IfeanyiUbah, Akwa United, Kano Pillars or Wikki Tourists, under the NPFL Elite Players Scheme.

Also read: FIFA congratulates Yobo on testimonial

“Yobo will soon be assigned to a club under the #NPFL Elite Players Scheme which Sani Kaita benefited from two seasons ago." LMC wrote on twitter.

“4 #NPFL clubs Akwa Utd, FC Ifeanyiubah, Kano Pillars & Wikki Tourists are bidding to land the former Super Eagles defender.

“Joseph Yobo to play last 12 #NPFL games this season as League Ambassador signed on by the LMC.”

But reports on Wednesday say Yobo is most likely to wear the jersey of FC IfeanyiUbah, whose owner was at his testimonial match held in Port Harcourt on May 27.

Following the reported support Yobo got from the billionaire businessman during the testimonial match, it is only wise the ex-Fenerbahce star show appreciation in return.

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