By Adeboye Amosu:
The Nigeria Football Federation, FIFA, Everton FC and Vincent Enyeama have joined many to celebrate former Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo on the occasion of his 38th birthday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Yobo won 101 caps with the Super Eagles and scored seven times.
He represented Nigeria at three FIFA World Cups and six Africa Cup of Nations finals.
The biggest highlight of his career was leading the Super Eagles to win the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa.
“Happy Birthday former @NGSuperEagles Captain @jyobo234. Thank you for the memories 🎆🎆🎂🎆🎆🎂,” reads a tweet on the NFF’s Twitter handle on Thursday
Also the Federation of International Football Association, FIFA has also wished Yobo and his co-celebrants (ex-footballers) the best on their special day.
“#HBD to Yuki Abe (37), Joseph Yobo (@jyobo234) (38), Homare Sawa (40), Stephane Guivarch (48), Igor Stimac (51) & Bruce Rioch (71),” FIFA tweeted on their Twitter handle on Thursday.
Yobo’s former English Premier League club, Everton also wished him a great day on his special day.
“Happy 38th Birthday, @jyobo234! Have a great day! 👍”,” reads the Tweet on the club’s Twitter handle.
His former Super Eagles teammate, Vincent Enyeama was not left out of the special birthday greetings.
“Happy birthday my best man. I won’t forget that day.God bless you and your new age. Let it be the age of greatness, open doors, supernatural Favour. keep shining bright.👍🎂,” Enyeama tweeted.