Injury sidelines Nigeria's Yobo against Liberia
Reuters, Saturday 13 Oct 2012
Fenerbahce's centre back Yobo is the country's most capped international with 87 appearances


Nigeria captain Joseph Yobo will miss a seventh successive game for his country after being ruled out of Saturday's African Nations Cup qualifier against Liberia in Calabar with a swollen knee, the Nigerian Football Federation said.

The 32-year-old centre back suffered the latest setback last weekend while playing for his Turkish club Fenerbahce against Besiktas.

Yobo is the country's most capped international with 87 appearances.

Nigeria forced a 2-2 away draw in the first leg of the final round tie in Liberia last month to put themselves in a strong position to qualify for the 2013 finals.

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