Former Tremendous Eagles coach names Jay-Jay Okocha as finest teammate

Former Tremendous Eagles coach names Jay-Jay Okocha as finest teammate

Former Tremendous Eagles coach Augustine Eguavoen has revealed that one of the best participant he performed with throughout his profession was Austin Jay-Jay Okocha, Soccernet.ng experiences.

Okocha is considered top-of-the-line dribblers that the sport has ever produced. His capability to wriggle previous markers ensured that he made a mark in a lot of the European golf equipment that he performed at.

The 50-year-old performed for Fenerbahce, Eintracht Frankfurt, Paris Saint-Germain, Bolton and Hull Metropolis. He was additionally an everyday for the Tremendous Eagles, registering 75 appearances for the three-time African champions.

Former Nigeria coach Eguavoen, who additionally made a reputation for himself whereas taking part in for the Tremendous Eagles was one of many senior members of the group when Okocha simply joined the roster. Nonetheless, it appears the previous Bolton man left a mark on him.

In a recent interview, Eguavoen revealed that one of the best participant he performed with in his profession was Okocha.

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— Austin Eguavoen (@coacheguavoen) May 13, 2024

Okocha and Eguavoen performed collectively for Nigeria’s Tremendous Eagles 14 instances from 1994 to 1998, and 5 of these led to victories, whereas six led to defeats.

They each performed within the remaining of the 1994 Africa Cup of Nations, which Nigeria gained. Eguavoen began on the coronary heart of the protection, whereas Okocha partnered the legendary Sunday Oliseh in midfield.

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