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Austin Jay-Jay Okocha says he regrets not winning CAF African Player award

Ex Eagles Skipper Austin Okocha Regrets Not Winning African Player Award. Super Eagles legend Austine Okocha said one of his career regrets was not winning the prestigious African footballer of the year before his retirement from football.

After finishing his brilliant career, Jay-Jay Okocha now lives in Nigeria. Okocha has houses in different parts of Nigeria, he house properties in Europe also.

A quick and skillful playmaker, who is considered as the best Nigerian and one of the best African players of all time, Okocha was known for his confidence with the ball, technique, creativity, and dribbling skills, as well as his use of feints, in particular the stepover.

13 Reasons That Show Why Jay-Jay Okocha Is A Football Icon. ... Or, in simpler terms, Jay-Jay Okocha is an absolute legend. On June 18th 2002, while representing Nigeria at the World Cup in Japan/Korea, he signed a contract with Bolton Wanderers under manager Sam Allardyce. The rest, as they say, is history.

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