🇳🇬 🦅 🎩 Happy birthday to Nigerian magician Jay-Jay Okocha!
🇳🇬 🦅 🎩 Happy birthday to Nigerian magician Jay-Jay Okocha!
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🇳🇬 🦅 🎩 Happy birthday to Nigerian magician Jay-Jay Okocha!

One of the most flamboyant footballers of his generation turns 46 today!

 

 

Augustine Azuka "Jay-Jay" Okocha represented a string of top clubs during his playing career in Europe, most notably his stint at Bolton Wanderers in the Premier League where he became a cult hero. He's fondly remembered not only by Bolton fans, but Premier League supporters alike, for his flashy skills and African flair.

Aside from entertaining mesmerised fans, Jay-Jay was an African champion in 1994 with Nigeria. 

Jay-Jay's club resume & silky skills 🔮

  • 1990-1992: 🇩🇪 Borussia Neunkirchen 
  • 1992-1996: 🇩🇪 Eintracht Frankfurt
  • 1996-1998: 🇹🇷 Fenerbahce
  • 1998-2002: 🇫🇷 Paris Saint-Germain
  • 2002-2006: 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Bolton Wanderers
  • 2006-2007: 🇶🇦 Qatar SC
  • 2007-2008: 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Hull City 

 

 

He will be cheering on his nephew Alex Iwobi, who recently moved to Everton from Arsenal, as he continues to have a place in his heart for the Premier League in 2019/2020.

Bolton fans in the terraces would chant about Okocha "the player so nice they named him twice!" and we couldn't agree more. Thanks, Jay-Jay for all of the skills, stepovers, feints and tricks during your career.

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