Nigeria's assistant coach Joseph Yobo said coach Gernot Rohr will decide his role in the Super Eagles.
Yobo was appointed by the Nigeria Football Federation as a replacement for Imama Amapakabo in February.
“With the level of our discussions, I believe that we will have a cordial working relationship. I don't know the Eagles coach personally, but I believe he is a good coach, ”said Yobo during a radio program.
“Every national team has five assistants working with the team, but in our case, Rohr will determine the role he wants me to play on the team.
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Yobo, who represented his country at the 1999 U-20 World Cup, led the Super Eagles' success at the African Nations Cup in South Africa in 2013.
Former Everton defender Fenerbahce and Norwich City played in six African Nations Cup tournaments between 2002 and 2013 in a 14-year career.
He participated in three World Cup tournaments in 2002, 2010 and 2014, playing ten World Cup matches in total – the country's largest number of appearances in West Africa on the biggest stage.
Yobo became the first African to captain Everton in October 2007 and made more than 250 appearances in Toffees, helping them to qualify for the Champions League in 2005 and playing for the team that lost the 2009 FA Cup final. for Chelsea.
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