Lagos - Former Super Eagles captain Joseph Yobo has denied joining Nigeria Premier League club Kano Pillars.
The former Everton defender signed a deal with the League Management Company, LMC, organisers of the Nigerian top flight, which will see him star for a domestic league club as a means of promoting and adding value to the league by attracting more spectators to the various league match venues.
As a result, Complete Sports reported that Yobo has signed for Kano Pillars in an interview with Shehu Dikko, Chairman of the LMC.
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But Yobo on Thursday denied signing with Kano Pillars or any other club in the Nigeria Premier League.
“I read that I was missing in action last weekend. I have not signed for Kano Pillars or any NPFL club. Yet.” He tweeted.
News24 reported in May that the former Everton defender officially ended his football career with a testimonial game played in Port Harcourt. For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page.
- News24 Nigeria