Superstar Jay Jay Okocha Lights Up Night Club in Lagos; Cubana Chief Priest, Paulo Okoye Stunned

Superstar Jay Jay Okocha Lights Up Night Club in Lagos; Cubana Chief Priest, Paulo Okoye Stunned

Babajide Orevba
October 27, 2022 at 8:16 AM
  • Jay-Jay Okocha, who retired from professional football in 2008, remains an influential figure in Nigeria
  • The former Super Eagles captain was spotted at a night club grooving it out, as nearby fun-seekers looked stunned
  • Socialite Cubana Chief Priest was spotted the moment he met with the ex-international, as they rocked the dance floor

Retired Nigerian international Jay-Jay Okocha was the centre of attraction when he showed up at a night club in Lagos over the weekend.

The 49-year-old, who has 73 caps for Nigeria with 14 goals, lit up the club as fun-seekers became carried away by his presence.

As sighted in clips across a number of posts on Instagram, the former Bolton Wanderers captain seemed to be a fan of music star Davido, as he sang and danced to his track Champion Sound featuring Focalistic.

Jay Jay Okocha, Super Eagles, Cubana Chiefpriest
Jay-Jay Okocha mingles with celebrities Paulo Okoye and Cubana Chief Priest at a Lagos night club. Photo: @pauloo2104
Source: Instagram

Entertainment promoter Paulo Okoye, the CEO of One Africa Music Fest, was spotted beside the former footballer.

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Socialite Cubana Chief Priest also seemed excited to see the former midfielder, giving him a warm embrace before whispering something into the retired footballer's ear.

Okocha, who retired from professional football in 2008, has continued to oversee some ambassadorial roles for FIFA, CAF and corporate bodies around the world.

He has also undertaken a punditry job with the sports channel SuperSport and attends to many of his businesses across the country.

Jay-Jay Okocha cheers Alex Iwobi

Meanwhile, the former Eintracht Frankfurt star was spotted in the stands as Manchester United defeated Everton at Goodison Park on October 9.

The former Bolton Wanderers skipper, an uncle to Alex Iwobi, watched with delight as his nephew found the back of the United net in the opening minutes of the encounter.

Iwobi was set up just outside the area in the 5th minute and his curler sailed past David de Gea, who could do nothing about the effort.

Okocha speaks on iconic goal vs Oliver Kahn

Sports Brief earlier reported that Okocha once narrated all that was in his head before scoring one of the greatest-ever goals in the German Bundesliga.

The former Nigerian international came on as a substitute for Eintracht Frankfurt during their game against Karlsruher - and scored one of the most iconic goals in world football.

Okocha, who turned 49 on August 14, stated that the time he spent with the ball before he scored was longer than he expected.

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