- Coronavirus has been troubling the world since last year
- Yobo and Nkwocha have been selected by CAF in fight against the virus
- Ahmed Hassan of Egypt is also part of the football stars picked by CAF
Former Super Eagles captain Joseph Yobo and that of the Super Falcons Perpetua Nkwocha have both been selected by Confederation of African Football in their fight against coronavirus.
The world entirely has been affected by coronavirus which has stopped football games in many nations before matches are now returning to some countries in Europe.
Africa are not left behind of the problems Covid-19 brought as football activities have been suspended since March in many nations.
Saddled with the responsibility of controlling football activities on the continent of Africa, CAF made it clear that these famous players will help in campaign to kick against the virus.
Joseph Yobo and Nkwocha were not the only stars selected by Confederation of African Football as others were also named.
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Ahmed Hassan from Egypt, Karim Haggui of Tunisia and Trésor Lomana Lualua of DR Congo are the others who were selected by the body.
CAF also explained that all these players have done 19-kick-ups which will be used for their campaign against coronavirus.
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Joseph Yobo posted an heartfelt tribute to late Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi four years after the death of the former Super Eagles gaffer.
The world on this day four years ago lost the Big Boss who was reported then to have suffered heart attack six months after the death of his wife.
Stephen Keshi's death came as a big shock to all Nigerians and many people around the world considering what he has achieved in football.
Keshi even inside grave remains the only Nigerian who has won the African Cup of Nations title as a player and as a coach.
Yobo who was his captain when the Super Eagles won the Nations Cup in South Africa in 2013 explained that the legacies Keshi left behind live on.
Keshi made his Nigeria bow in 1981 at the age 20 and only drew the curtain on his international career after garnering 64 caps and nine goals.
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