Former Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo, has joined four-time Nigeria League champions, Kano Pillars.
Yobo, 36, played over a 100 times for the Super Eagles is expected make his debut at Sunshine Stars next week Wednesday.
The chairman of the League Management Company, Shehu Dikko, confirmed Yobo’s decision to join Kano Pillars.
As an ambassador of the LMC, Dikko, explained that Yobo was contracted to star in the country’s top flight to further boost the followership of the domestic league.
Dikko told journalists in Lagos that Pillars beat other contenders to the signing of Yobo and that all the necessary formalities should be concluded in time for the former Everton defender to star in the Pyramid Boys next home game against Sunshine Stars.
Although, Joseph Yobo was originally meant to play the last 12 games of the season but with the delays, he may just be staring in five game as the league is in its later stages.
Akwa United, Wikki Tourists and even big spenders, FC Ifeanyi Ubah, were all understood to be jostling to have Yobo play for them.
“For now, that is being worked out, but we’re looking at the next (home) game,” Dikko said when asked when the loose ends will be tied for the Yobo’s Pillars move.
Yobo aside playing for Everton has also starred for top European clubs including Fenerbahce in Turkey among others.