Joseph Yobo

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 21st, 2013
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Arsenal have been handed a number of fitness boosts ahead of the first leg of their Champions League qualifier against Fenerbahce tonight.   Super Eagles duo of Joseph Yobo and Emmanuel Emenike are expected to be in the thick of the action in defence and attack, respectively.   Emmanuel Eme...
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Jul 20th, 2013
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By Tosin Adeonigbabe, IndepthAfrica Nigeria and  Fenerbache Joseph Yobo might take part in  this year’s UEFA Champions League following the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) decided that Fenerbache will certainly feature during the 3rd round getting qualification draw of the tournament. Fen...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 10th, 2013
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Austin Eguavoen was the stand in captain during most of the matches of Tunisia ’94. That was the last time Nigeria won the Nations Cup, the only other time being in 1980 when Nigeria hosted and won. Christian Chukwu was captain and also an assistant to Westerhof when they won in Tunisia. “...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 29th, 2013
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The final round of Group C matches threaten to ignite as Nigeria and Ethiopia face either glory or gloom in South Africa. Rustenburg will be the venue for the Super Eagles’ final Group C match—a contest which will decide the immediate future of the nation’s football. How will the nation remember the ...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 8th, 2013
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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has clarified the situation about the final 23-man list of the national team, the Super Eagles, for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa. Media chief of the Super Eagles, Ben Alaiya had announced this week that the final list would be released on Tuesda...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 28th, 2012
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Nigeria captain Joseph Yobo has lashed out at Peter Odemwingie for being disrespectful after the West Bromwich Albion striker said the country does not have a team leader. Odemwingie said via Twitter that recent Eagles captains have only looked out only for themselves and so the team lack a leader. Y...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Sep 7th, 2012
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Nigeria’s Super Eagles will leave for Monrovia, Liberia on Friday with hopes of a decent result against the Lone Star in Saturday’s first leg, second round 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. The Eagles have been in training camp in Abuja and the players are buoyed following the visit to their trai...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 6th, 2012
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Nigeria captain Joseph Yobo has signed a three-year deal with Turkish side Fenerbahce, his former club Everton announced on Monday. Yobo, 31, had been at Fenerbahce for the past two seasons and finally made the move permanent after both clubs agreed to an undisclosed transfer fee. “The permanent swit...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Aug 3rd, 2012
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Nigerian defender Joseph Yobo is on the verge of making a permanent switch from Everton to Fenerbahce. The English Premier League side have confirmed they are in discussions with the Turkish club, where Yobo has been on loan for the last two seasons. Yobo made 42 appearances for Fenerbahce last seaso...
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Jun 10th, 2012
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Police on Sunday night rescued midfielder Christian Obodo, a player for Italy’s Udinese football club now on loan to Lecce, a day after he was abducted in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern delta, a police spokesman said. Delta state police spokesman Charles Muka said officers freed Obodo and arrested sever...