Okocha, Makelele, Diouf, Fadiga, Song Spotted Having Dinner Together in Star Studded Footage

Okocha, Makelele, Diouf, Fadiga, Song Spotted Having Dinner Together in Star Studded Footage

  • Jay Jay Okocha was spotted in a star-studded gathering at the 2022 CAF Awards, which was held in Morocco
  • The former Nigerian international graced the well-attended occasion along with other African football legends
  • El Hadji Diouf, Khalilou Fadiga, Rigobert Song as well as Claude Makelele were all spotted having dinner moments before the main event

The 2022 CAF Awards was filled with glitz and glamour as quite a number of African legends graced the occasion which saw Sadio Mane clinch the Player of the Year Award.

Jay-Jay Okocha, Claude Makelele, as well as El Hadji Diouf were all spotted at the star-studded event as the best in the content were once again celebrated.

In a clip personally filmed by Senegal legend Khalilou Fadiga, Cameroon legend Rigobert Song, as well as Togo's Emmanuel Adebayor, were also spotted as they all dined and shared a special reunion.

Jay Jay Okocha, CAF Awards, Super Eagles
Jay Jay Okocha was spotted at the 2022 CAF Award Ceremony in Morocco. Photo: khaliloufadiga
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Many still wonder how Jay-Jay Okocha never won the CAF Player of the Year award following his exploits for the Super Eagles of Nigeria and a number of clubs in Europe during his time.

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The former Fenerbahce of Turkey midfielder narrowly missed out on the award in 1998 as the Moroccan superstar Hadji won the award by two points.

Former Senegal captain El Hadji Diouf who was spotted in the clip, won the African Footballer of the Year twice, claiming the prize in 2001 and 2002.

Meanwhile, Okocha was seen showing brilliant dancing skills 2022 CAF awards night as he looked elated all through the duration of the event.

Oshoala wins big at 2022 CAF Awards

His compatriot and Super Falcons of Nigeria striker Asisat Oshoala bagged the Africa Women’s Player of the Year Award to win it for a record fifth time.

The Barcelona Femeni striker smashed Perpetua Nkwocha’s record who won the coveted award four times.

Perpetua Nkwocha, 46, was one of the best African midfielders, having played 99 games, netting 80 goals for the Super Falcons.

Davido on duty at 2022 CAF Awards

Sports Brief earlier reported that Nigerian music sensation Davido was on duty during the 2022 CAF awards in Morocco as the continental body honours the best players for last season.

This is coming days after the music star was involved in political activities helping his uncle Ademola Adeleke to defeat the incumbent governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola.

On the award night in Morocco, the ‘Jowo’ crooner stepped on stage alongside Togolese legend Emmanuel Adebayor to present the CAF Men’s Young Player of the Year Award.

Source: SportsBrief.com