Jay-Jay Okocha is one of the best footballers I’ve ever seen, I’ll pick him ahead of Ronaldinho – Nigeria Legend

Jay-Jay Okocha is one of the best footballers I've ever seen, I'll pick him ahead of Ronaldinho - Nigeria Legend

Former Everton and Nigeria Super Eagles defender Joseph Yobo has chose the former Nigeria and Paris Saint Germain star Austin Jay-Jay Okocha ahead of Barcelona Legend Ronaldinho as his favourite player in a chat on Instagram. The former Olympique Marseille star played with Okocha in the Super Eagles team for many years and he can’t hide his praise for Okocha’s quality. Ronaldinho also played with Austin Jay Jay Okocha for a season (2001/2002 season) at Paris Saint Germain before joining Barcelona where he won the Ballon D’or award. The Brazilian…

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Everton star, Alex Iwobi reveals what Jay-Jay Okocha told him

Everton star, Alex Iwobi reveals what Jay-Jay Okocha told him

Everton and Super Eagles star, Alex Iwobi revealed what Nigeria legend Austin Jay-Jay Okocha told him about how to invest his money. In a world where many top Footballers declare bankruptcy after retirement should persuade the still active ones to prudently manage their earnings. Many top players declare financial stress a few years after retirement and that is largely due to excessive lifestyle and unnecessary luxury which they are not able to sustain. The life span of a footballer is short – like 10 years at the top and few…

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Jay-Jay Okocha Is The Most Talented African Footballer Ever -El Hadji Diouf

Jay-Jay Okocha Is The Most Talented African Footballer Ever -El Hadji Diouf

Former Senegal international, El Hadji Diouf has revealed that former Nigeria’s Super Eagles captain, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha is the most talented African footballer of all time. The former Liverpool striker, who had earlier claimed to be the greatest African footballer of all time, said he was misquoted because he was speaking in french. “When I said that I am the most talented I did not say that I was the best. I spoke French, the most talented doesn’t mean the best,” Diouf said. Clarifying his comments, the two-time African Footballer…

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I will pick Jay-Jay Okocha any time, any day ahead of Mikel Obi – Daniel Amokachi

I will pick Jay-Jay Okocha any time, any day ahead of Mikel Obi - Daniel Amokachi

Former Nigeria international, Daniel Amokachi, has no doubt to pick his former national teammate, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha, ahead of former Chelsea midfielder, Mikel Obi. Speaking on his programme the ‘Bull’s Pit’ on Brila FM, the ‘Bull’ as Amokachi is fondly called, said he would rather go for the former Bolton captain in midfield when the Super Eagles confront a tough opponent. “I remember against Italy he made history with the most dribbles in a World Cup match,” Amokachi said when asked of his choice between the former midfielders. “When Jay…

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Jay-Jay Okocha Reveals What Daniel Amokachi Told Him After Penalty Missed In Atlanta 96 Against Brazil

Jay-Jay Okocha Reveals What Daniel Amokachi Told Him After Penalty Missed In Atlanta 96 Against Brazil

Nigerian legend and former Super Eagles midfielder Austin Jay-Jay Okocha has revealed what Daniel Amokachi told him after penalty missed in the semi-finals match against the Samba Boys of Brazil in Atlanta 96. The game taught the Brazilian a great lesson for under rating the Super Eagles in the Olympics tournament held in Atlanta in 1996. The Score Nigeria recalls, It was do or die affair as the Samba Boys were leading Nigeria 3-1 in the half time, the second half of game kicked off and Nigeria has a glorious…

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“Not getting a lot of playing time”, was the reason i retired at a very young age – Jay-Jay Okocha

"Not getting a lot of playing time", was the reason i retired at a very young age - Jay-Jay Okocha

Former Super Eagles captain, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha has revealed that his decision to retired early from active football, was due to not getting a lot of playing time. The Score Nigeria recalls, Okocha made the shock decision to hang up his boots in 2008 at 34, it was as if Super Eagles team was going to an end, when he announced retirement in that time. Nigeria legend Okocha has narrated the reasons behind his early retirement says; “I must confess that [not getting a lot of playing time] was one…

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NFF Stopped Me From Going To The World Cup Because Of Jay-Jay Okocha – Emma Okocha

NFF Stopped Me From Going To The World Cup Because Of Jay-Jay Okocha - Emma Okocha

Emmanuel Okocha has revealed wh he was dropped from the Super Eagles by NFF just because his brother (Jay-Jay) was in the 1994 FIFA World Cup squad. The Score Nigeria recalls that Emmanuel narrated his story in a social media interview on Thursday and he stated that former Super Eagles boss Clemens Westerhoff would have included him final squad to the world cup along with his younger brother, Austine Jay-Jay Okocha, but the leaders of Nigeria Football Federation at the frowned against it. “After I recovered fully from my injury…

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Abbey George blamed Jay-Jay Okocha, others as Super Eagles failed to qualify to 2006 World Cup in Germany

Abbey George blamed Jay-Jay Okocha, others as Super Eagles failed to qualify to 2006 World Cup in Germany

Former Nigeria international Abbey George has shifted his blame on Jay-Jay Okocha and others players for Super Eagles failure to earned qualification to 2006 World Cup in Germany. Former Super Eagles defender, Abbey George on Saturday during a live interview with Prince Abayomi Ogunjimi of Authentic Nigeria Football Supporters club that was closely monitored revealed the reason why the Super Eagles failed to Qualify for 2006 World Cup in Germany. Abbey who looked so disappointed for the inability of the Super Eagles to qualify for the Mundane, which could have…

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Mauricio Pochettino, Jay-Jay Okocha, Ronaldinho Stormed Paris Saint Germain Squad in 2001/02 Season

Mauricio Pochettino, Jay-Jay Okocha, Ronaldinho Stormed Paris Saint Germain Squad in 2001/02 Season

Mauricio Pochettino, Jay-Jay Okocha, Ronaldinho Stormed Paris Saint Germain Squad in 2001/02 Season. The Paris Saint Germain squad in the 2001/02 season is a prime example of this as Luis Fernandez’s rabble of household names and misfits thrilled, yet ultimately underachieved by finishing fourth in Ligue 1 and crashing out of the UEFA Cup prematurely. Here is what happened next to these PSG’s players from the 2001/02 season. Mauricio Pochettino Poch played as a Centre-back for PSG and made 95 appearances for the club He slotted seamlessly into the club’s…

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