The Nigeria soccer Federation has determined to allow first rate Eagles’ captain John Mikel Obi and his assistant, Ahmed Musa to be a part of the Joseph Yobo Testimonial sport planned for the Akwa Ibom kingdom capital, Uyo on Friday, twenty seventh may also. “The NFF management has decided that Mikel (Obi) and (Ahmed) Musa need to be excused from the 2 friendly matches in Europe so that they can honour Joseph Yobo, who is having his testimonial recreation on the equal Friday, 27th may that we are gambling Mali in Rouen, France. “the two gamers were communicated for that reason,” NFF preferred Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, the day prior to this. Nigeria will play Mali in Rouen on 27th can also and then tackle Luxembourg in Luxembourg on the primary day of June. Yobo’s testimonial, to which he has invited numerous players from outdoor the us of a in addition to awesome Eagles’ players of his era, has now been moved from Port Harcourt to the brilliant Akwa Ibom Stadium, Uyo. Joseph Yobo represented Nigeria at both U-20 and senior tiers, captaining the super Eagles on the 2010 and 2014 FIFA international Cups and featuring in six Africa Cup of countries finals.
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He gained a century of caps for the senior crew, together with his remaining in shape being the FIFA global Cup spherical of sixteen defeat by using France in Brasilia in 2014. Meanwhile, educate Salisu Yusuf has extended an invitation to Morocco –based totally midfielder Babatunde Michael, who performed for Nigeria at the 2014 FIFA world Cup in Brazil, to enroll in the squad for the 2 friendly matches towards Mali and Luxembourg.