Jay Jay Okocha Makes Huge Comments, Says It Will Be Difficult to Find a Player Like Him

Jay Jay Okocha Makes Huge Comments, Says It Will Be Difficult to Find a Player Like Him

  • Jay Jay Okocha is famous with the moniker ‘so good they named him twice’, following his breathtaking skills
  • The former Nigerian international scored one of the most iconic goals in world football during his time in the Bundesliga
  • Okocha stated that there are a number of talented players in the Bundesliga, but it will be difficult to get someone like him

Former Super Eagles star Austin Jay Jay Okocha has stated that it will be a little bit difficult to find a player like him.

Jay Jay was famous for his breathtaking foot works and fanciful skills and tricks during his active days in professional football.

His dribbling skills later became a trademark, especially his wonder goal for Eintracht Frankfurt during their win over Karlsruher.

Jay Jay Okocha, Super Eagles, Eintracht Frankfurt
Jay Jay Okocha says getting another player like him will be difficult. Photo: Oliver Berg
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The former Super Eagles captain graced the anniversary of Landmark Goals, and was asked if Nigeria’s senior national team or the Bundesliga can get a player like him in the near future.

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Jay Jay stated that it could be difficult as he said this is because he is a special player. Okocha said as per Own Goal:

“It will be hard if not impossible because I think every player is unique, you know. We have got a lot of talented players in the Bundesliga. But, maybe I was a little bit special.”

Okocha speaks on iconic goal vs Oliver Kahn

Meanwhile, Super Eagles legend Jay Jay Okocha has 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.

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Okocha, who clocked 49 on August 14, spoke with Sky Sports to say that the time he spent with the ball before he scored was longer than he expected.

Rohr rues Nigeria’s World Cup miss

Sports Brief earlier reported that ousted Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has once again reacted to Nigeria’s failure to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

The tactician was fired shortly before AFCON 2021 as Augustine Eguavoen led the team to the second round of the continental showpiece, where they lost to Tunisia 1-0.

Consequently, the Black Stars progressed via the away goals rule, and Rohr has expressed sadness for his former players.

Source: SportsBrief.com