Jay Jay Okocha is one of the greatest football players to have ever played for the Super Eagles of Nigeria. His entertaining way of playing football was able to help him the heart of football lovers all over the world. He did not win any major trophy in his career. However, below are ten of his greatest individual records as a footballer.
In 1993 at Germany, Jay Jay Okocha scored a goal which was regarded as the goal of the year. It was an unbelievable goal against Oliver Khan. Also, Jay Jay Okocha won the Nigerian footballer of the year award for seven times.
Jay Jay Okocha was also nominated for the African player of the year and was a runner up in 1998 and then third places in 2003 and 2004. In the FIFA World Cup in 1998, he was also listed on the FIFA reserve team of the tournament.
Jay Jay Okocha also won the BBC African player of the year award in 2003 and 2004 respectively. He also won the BBC goal of the month in April 2003. In the same 2003, he won Premier League player of the month in November 2003.
The year 2004 was also a great year for Jay Jay Okocha as he was able to add three individual records. He was the top scorer at the 2004 Nations cup and also the best player of the tournament. That same year, he was voted as Bolton Wanderers player of the year.
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