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NFF Celebrates Okocha At 47



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Former Nigerian professional footballer, Augustine Azuka who is popularly known as ‘Jay-Jay Okocha’, today clocked 47 years of age.

The Enugu State-born football legend was today celebrated by the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF in a tweet on its verified Twitter account. The football association in its Happy birthday message to the former Super Eagles attacking midfielder described Okocha as a magical player.

The tweet reads; “Happy birthday to the magical @IAmOkocha. Too good he was named twice. Have a good one legend!.”

See the tweet below;

Naija News understands that Okocha whose parents had lived in Iwo Local Government Area of Osun State, Nigeria got his screen name ‘Jay-Jay’ from his elder brother James, who started playing football first.

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