Nigeria Super Eagles Jay Jay Okocha turns 50 and his wife Nkechi Okocha joined many others to celebrate the legendary and special footballer.
Nigerian football will never see anyone like Super Eagles legend Austine Jay Jay Okocha again according to words from his wife Nkechi Okocha.
The beautiful Nkechi spoke exclusively to Pulse Sports Nigeria during a novelty match to celebrate her husband’s 50th birthday.
BetKing honours Okocha
It was a convergence of stars with Pulse Sports in attendance as BetKing brought together former football stars to celebrate the Nigeria Super Eagles legend at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan, on Sunday.
As reported by your number sports platform, Pulse Sports, the former Paris Saint-Germain, Bolton Wanderers and Fenerbahce superstar was the centre of attraction at the Onikan Stadium.
Okocha’s former Super Eagles teammates and other African footballers led by former Arsenal and Manchester City forward, Emmanuel Adebayor, and ex-Blackstars captain Asamoah Gyang, were present to honour the former Super Eagles skipper.
After the entertaining match which was dominated by a flamboyant show of skills from the ex-footballers, Okocha’s Dynamo emerged winners against Nigeria’s Dribblers following a 13-goal thriller.
The game ended 8-5 in favour of the Dynamo, with Jay Jay, his son, Joseph Yobo, Adebayor and Mutiu Adepoju all on target.
Nkechi on Okocha
After the match, Okocha’s wife, Nkechi, spoke to Pulse Sports about the former Premier League dazzler.
According to her, Okocha was and is too special for there to be another player like him.
“My son played football today (Sunday) and scored the last goal,” she replied to Pulse Sports after a question about their kids.
“No, my kids can’t (be Jay Jay), she added when asked which of them can take after the legend.
“My husband is just one. He would want him (the son) playing football but I don’t think there is anyone who can be my husband because he is just special.”
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