Joseph Yobo

Joseph Yobo

Fact Box

Born: 6/9/1980 in Kano
Nationality: Nigeria Nigeria
International Caps: 97
International Debut: 2004

2018/19 Playing Statistics


  Total Mins Played Apps Starts Subbed On Subbed Off Goals Assists Yellows Reds
All 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Veteran centre-back who is Nigeria’s record cap-holder with 96 appearances under his belt.

He lost his place in the starting line-up during the Cup of Nations in early 2013, but still played an important role as a defensive substitute as the Super Eagles claimed the African championship.

Was omitted from the side for a year afterwards, but a new national team skipper was never named, leading many to guess that Yobo would be recalled.

He made his international return in the recent friendly against Scotland but, at 33, he is unlikely to return to the starting XI in Brazil.