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Yobo not yet on Lagerback’s World Cup list

By Fidelis Ebu
Lars Lagerback, Nigeria’s World Cup coach, after his tour of Europe and inspection of facilities in South Africa,  is expected to submit his provisional World Cup list today and the team’s assistant captain Joseph Yobo is missing from the list. Also not on the list are Seyi Olofinjana, Obinna Nwaneri and Chidi Odia.


Lagerback will today meet with the technical committee of the football federation to discuss the list before it is forwarded to the Executive Committee for consideration.

James Peters, assistant secretary general in charge of technical matters confirmed the meeting.
“We’ll meet Lagerback tomorrow (today) and he will present his list. He will brief us on his trip to South Africa and give us progress report on the players he has been able to watch in Europe.”


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