Jay Jay Okocha: My husband is special, nobody can be him — Nkechi Okocha

Nkechi Okocha celebrates her husband at 50. (Photo Credit: Jay Jay/IG)

EXCLUSIVE Jay Jay Okocha: My husband is special, nobody can be him — Nkechi Okocha

Izuchukwu Akawor 09:41 - 14.08.2023

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. 

Jay Jay Okocha is still winning even after retirement.

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.

Jay Jay Okocha and former football stars during the event 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. 

Jay Jay Okocha flanked by Emmanuel Adebayor and Julius Aghahowa.

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. 

Nkechi Okocha
Jay Jay Okocha and his beautiful wife, Nkechi. (Photo Credit: Jay Jay/IG)

“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.”

Nkechi and Jay Jay recently celebrated 25 years of marriage with Pulse Sports also fully loaded with the details as the legend shared the moments on his official Instagram account

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