Joseph Yobo: Former Super Eagles captain to join Kano Pillars training

Joseph Yobo

With his His debut highly anticipated, Pillars have confirmed that he will resume training on Thursday, September 1.

Former Super Eagles captain Joseph Yobo is set to join Kano Pillars in training ahead of their home league clash with Sunshine Stars of Akure this weekend.

Yobo has signed for Kano Pillars as a result of an ambassadorial deal with the League Management Company (LMC) who are the organisers of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

With his His debut highly anticipated, Pillars have  confirmed that he will resume training on Thursday, September 1.

 “Yes, Yobo is arriving today (Wednesday). He will be coming through Abuja and is likely be part of the training tomorrow morning,” Kano Pillars secretary Usman Sirajo told Complete Sports.

His debut for Pillars is not expected to be in their next game which is against Sunshine Stars of Akure.

Yobo’s move to Kano Pillars comes just three months after his testimonial game in Port Harcourt.

The LMC, organisers of the NPFL on Tuesday, June 21 announced that Yobo has signed a deal which will make him eligible to play for any interested club in the last 12 games of the season.

Ifeanyi Ubah FC were favourite to sign the former Everton defender due to his friendship with the proprietor, Ifeanyi Ubah but Kano Pillars won the race.

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