Yobo assures on AFCON

Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo has assured fans of the Nigerian national team that the team is focused on winning the Africa Cup of Nations

Yobo who arrived in the Faro, Portugal camp of the team on Sunday morning, a few hours after the deadline for arrivals expired immediately declared that he and his mates will make sure Nigeria return to the glory days of its football.

“We are here, ready to dorn the colours of our nation and we will not relent until we reach our goal. Luckily, we have a coaching crew that understands us well and I’m sure the players are ready to deliver,” Yobo said.

The last set of players arrived the camp early on Sunday morning and some of them still found time to train with the rest of the squad same day as the bell tolls for the naming of the list of 23 players that will make the Afcon 2013 championship.

The last two players to arrive camp were Villareal striker, Ikechukwu Uche and Israeli based goalie, Austin Ejide.

By lunch time on Sunday, 31 players including injured Rizespur of Turkey striker, Uche Kalu were in camp battling for shirts, as Stephen Keshi took time off to drill the players on fitness and game reaction for over an hour under the early morning chilly condition of Faro.
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