FIFA President Unveils Yobo As NPFL Ambassador [PHOTOS]

Nigeria’s former captain, Joseph Yobo has been unveiled as the ambassador of the  Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) by the President of the World’s football governing body, FIFA, Gianni Infantino. yobo4

The League Management Company is tapping the experience and networks of the former Super Eagles and Everton FC Skipper to promote the local league and make it more attractive. yobo2

Yobo capped 101 times for the Super Eagles at three FIFA World Cups and six Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournaments. He led the team to lift the trophy of AFCON’s 2013 edition.

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Infantino unveiled him in Abuja on Monday during his 2-day working visit to Nigeria. Joseph Yobo who confirmed this via his Twitter handle said; yobo3

Honored to be unveiled Ambassador by President Gianni Infantino. We must develop our Local League.

The local league is the foundation of any Nation’s football. We need to rebuild our league football to enviable heights. Together We Can!

Big shout out to & Nduka Irabor for their belief and efforts to pull this through. The success of our is unstoppable.

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