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Yobo to miss tonight’s friendly

Fenerbahce defender Joseph Yobo is unlikely to feature in Nigeria’s friendly clash with Catalonia in midweek.

Yobo Joseph
Yobo Joseph

Yobo is one of the few players that were still expected to complete the list of players invited for the team’s camping in Faro Portugal but has not joined up till 18 00hrs Portuguese Time (7 pm Nigerian time on December 31.

“He will be joining the team later. He took permission from the coach,” Super Eagles media officer Ben Alaiya told

Chelsea duo of Jonh Obi Mikel and Victor Moses are not expected to join the camp until January 5 due to the fact that Premier League matches in England are on-going but Yobo is expected to arrive on time as a mark leadership by example. Fellow Turkey-based player Kalu Uche is already in camp as the Turkish league is on break.


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