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;
— The NFF ?? (@thenff) August 14, 2020
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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Source: Naija News