Former captain of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Joseph Yobo, will be playing in the last 12 games of the Nigerian Premier Football League in his new role as NPFL ambassador. The announcement was made on the twitter handle of the League Management Company (LMC) the body responsible for organizing the Nigeria Professional League (NPFL).

This news is coming less than a month after he was appointed the Special Assistant on Sports Development to Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike. The 35 year old Yobo holds the record for most caps in the history of the Nigeria national team.