Joseph Yobo set to play for Nigerian Premier League team

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– Joseph Yobo will return to play for a team in the NPFL

– Yobo is an ambassador for the league assigned by the LMC 

– Yobo retired from professional football in 2015 

Former Super Eagles captain Joseph Yobo is set for a return as a player to the Nigerian Professional Football League.

Joseph Yobo

Joseph Yobo

Yobo is expected to play in the last 12 Nigerian Professional Football league (NPFL) games this season as a league ambassador signed on by the League Management Company (LMC).

According to the LMC, Akwa Utd, FC Ifeanyiubah, Kano Pillars and Wikki Tourists as those bidding to land the former Super Eagles defender.

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The NPFL Elite Players Scheme was introduced by the LMC since 2014 season to inject Nigerian players with specified national team caps as part of strategies to rekindle greater following for the domestic league as well as attract sponsors to the clubs.

Only Enyimba, which signed on ex-Eagles defender, Sani Keita, has so far explored the scheme.

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