Joseph Yobo, former captain of the Super Eagles, recently opened up about his retirement form football.
Yono, who recently has a testimonial math played in Port-Harcourt with big wigs in the football game showing up to support the talented athlete, said he has no regrets whatsoever at this stage.
According to Yobo:
It feels great. It is a big blessing to be in this position and I’m thankful to God,” Yobo, captain of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations winning Nigeria team, told media representatives after the match according to GOAL.
It is very emotional but I’m very happy. My family are here to see me one more time and that makes me feel good.
Injury had denied me from announcing my final retirement and this is the first time that I’m returning to the play after a year. I’m grateful to David Moyes, Samuel Eto’o and everyone that came to support – they made my day.I’m very satisfied with my career,” he said when asked if he had any regrets in his career. “It takes only the grace of God to achieve what Joseph Yobo has done; three Africa Nations Cup and three World Cup appearances says it all.
I don’t know how I made 101 caps for Nigeria, I’m thankful to God.
Yobo who was recently conferred with a chieftaincy title alongside his wife in Ogoni Land, had the likes of
David Moyes, Samuel Eto’o, Sulley Muntari, Stephen Appiah, Lomana Lualua, Laryea Kingston, Nwankwo Kanu, Austin Okocha, Mutiu Adepoju, Austin Eguavoen and Ben Iroha, show up for his testimonial match.