The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike on Tuesday appointed Ex Super Eagle captain Joseph Yobo as his Senior Special Assistant on Sports Development.
According to the Special Assistant to the Governor on Electronic Media Simeon Nwakaudu said the former Nigeria captain’s appointment takes immediate effect.
Yobo marked his retirement from football with a testimonial match in Port Harcourt on Friday.
The testimonial had former Eagles coach Amodu Shuaibu in charge of Team Nigeria while Team World was coached by David Moyes, who made Joseph Yobo his first signing at Everton in 2002.
Austin Okocha dazzled both fans and opponents alike, Emmanuel Emenike hit a hat-trick, Samuel Eto’o rounded off Vincent Enyeama and diminutive actor Osita Iheme aka Pawpaw scored
a brilliant goal as former Nigeria captain Joseph Yobo played his testimonial game at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt on Friday, to end a