Former Nigeria Super Eagles’s captain Joseph Yobo brought his football career to a close in style as some great African footballers descended on Port Harcourt to honour him on Friday afternoon in his testimonial match at the Adokiye Amiesimaka stadium.
Ghana legend Stephen Appiah and his compatriots Sulley Muntari, Andre and Jordan Ayew, Samuel Eto’o and a host of others were all present.
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Yobo’s former manager at Everton, David Moyes also flew in to manage the star studded Team-World who lined up against the Yobo-led Team-Nigeria.
The match ended 5-4 in favour of Team-Nigeria with the former international, Emmanuel Amunike netting a hat-trick.
Team Nigeria vs Team World (All stars present) Joseph Yobo, Vincent Enyeama, Chidi Odia, Mutiu Adepoku, Austin Okocha, Ahmed Musa, Alfred Chukwundukwe, Efe Ambrose, Godfrey Oboabona, Danny Shittu, Emmanuel Emenike, Kanu Nwankwo, Sulley Muntari, AY the comedian, Dele Ayenugba, Stephen Appiah, Ben Iroha, Lomana Lualua, Joel Obi, Shehu Dikko, Ogbonnaya Kanu.
Managers: Samson Siasia, David Moyes, Austin Auguavoen.