It is no longer something new that blood brothers are found these days playing football together either for the same country or for different countries. Below are 4 most popular brothers who played for the Super Eagles of Nigeria. Uche Kalu and Ikechukwu Uche The Kalu Uche and Ikechukwu Uche were great member of the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
Nigeria is blessed with gifted footballers. The country has produced globally recognised players like Rashidi Yekini, Yakubu Aiyegbeni, Celestine Babayaro, Kanu Nwankwo, Austin Jay Jay Okocha and so on. These players are highly regarded around the football world. Zinedine-Zidane is a French footballer who is regarded as one of the best players of his generation.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel are the two best players of their generation. But despite all their achievements, there are certain football records which they are not likely to break till they retire from professional football. Here are ten of them. 1. Fastest Hattrick: Tommy Ross holds the record for football's fastest hattrick.
Nigeria has produced a lot of quality footballers over the years. The likes of Austin Jay Jay Okocha, Kanu Nwankwo, Rashidi Yekini, Yakubu Aiyegbeni, Celestine Babayaro and so many others are highly regarded around the world. Arsenal is an English club located in London England.
1. Alex Iwobi Alex Chuka Iwobi is a 25-year-old professional Nigerian soccer player. Currently playing as a forward for the English club, Arsenal, and the Nigerian national team, Iwobi was born on 3 May 1996 in Lagos State, Nigeria. His father is from Onitsha, Anambra State, and his mother, an elder sister of the ace Nigerian former professional footballer, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha, is from Delta State.
The super eagles of Nigeria has produced several talents all over the world. Some of the talented footballers who played for the super eagles of Nigeria were brothers. Below are five popular footballers who played for the super eagles and are brothers. 1.Uche Kalu and Ikechukwu Uche Uche and Ikechukwu are two brothers who played for the super eagles of Nigeria.
These six Nigerian players are, in my judgment, among the best free kick takers Nigeria has ever produced. Which of them do you think is best? Or is there any other player you think should be included? 1. Jay-Jay Okocha: 47-year old Austin Jay Jay Okocha is a retired Nigerian professional footballer who played as an attacking midfielder for clubs like Eintracht Frankfurt, Paris Saint-Germain, Fenerbahce and Bolton Wanderers, as well as the Nigeria national team.
The English Premier League is one of the best football leagues in the world, and the league has been able to produce many world class footballers. The League also gives opportunity to the foreign players to showcase their talents and many Nigerians have been doing pretty well there.
Former Super Eagles captain Austin Jay Jay Okocha has unveiled the new match ball for the 2021/22 German Bundesliga season which kicks of on August 13. A photo of himself holding the match ball which he posted on social media platform, Instagram generated lots of reactions from fans of the African legend.
Africa has produced a lot of exceptional players who have gone on to gain international recognition in the football world. Players like George Weah, Roger Milla, Samuel Eto'o, Didier Drogba, Rigobert Song, and Michael Essien to name a few, are forebears of the African football light.
1) Ola Aina Ola Aina is a Nigerian footballer, who plays the left wing defense position. He is one of the few Nigerian players that once played for England's youth team, but later decided to play his professional football in the Nigerian national team. Ola Aina is a very good defender, and has proved himself in the Nigerian team.
Nigerian football legend Austin Jay Jay Okocha has formally welcomed six times Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi to French giants, Paris St-Germain. The Argentine captain, 34, who spent two decades at Barcelona of Spain, finally left Nou Camp to earn a weekly take-home of £1 million at the Parc des Princes.
As the fight against racism in football gets intense worldwide, the English Premier League is playing its quota in the fight by revealing African players who have made remarkable appearances in the English domestic league in the past 30 seasons. The English Premier League introduced the BLACK HISTORY MONTH in a bid to celebrate Africa's greatest players who have played in the league in their own way of eradicating racism in football, a movement that is currently gaining momentum.
As a result of a change in tactics, some Nigerian footballers adapted to a particular position different from what they were once known for. This change of position wasn't a result of the decline of the players but was due to the player's natural style of play as they adapted well in the position thereby modifying their careers.
Nigerian Legend, Austin Jay Jay Okocha is a man that needs no introduction. His pedigree and achievements are widely spoken of and have been told from generation to generation. His skillfull display on the field, made him a joy to watch during his playing days. He isn't a man of many words, all he needs is the ball and he would pass the message across in style.
The immediate actions of President Muhammadu Buhari to fulfil the nation's long-term promises it made to its sports legends, has justified the fact that the labours of our heroes in the past shall never be in vain. Remembering the deeds of the 1994 African Cup of Nations team and that of Chioma Ajunwa who is the first black African woman to win an Olympic Gold medal in a field event, the President Buhari lead government decided to fulfil a long-term promise of allocating houses to these sports legends in their States of preference.
Opinion: What Happened To Bolton After Okocha And Other Players Left? They Now Play In England's 3rd Division
As a Nigerian football lover, you probably followed Bolton Wanderers at a point, even though you were a fan of another club. One of Nigeria's most respected players, Austin 'Jay-Jay' Okocha played for Bolton for four years, and people loved to watch him play, whether or not they were Bolton supporters.
Austin Jay Jay Okocha need to in no way be compared to Ronaldinho in the football realm, as the Brazilian was a more complete player than the Nigerian ever turned into. The Nigerian though, served as a mentor to the Brazilian at some point of their time together at Paris, the Brazil legend however outclassed his mentee.
Super Eagles of Nigeria and Paris Saint Germain football club's Legend Austin Jay Jay Okocha has welcomed Argentina national team captain Lionel Andres Messi to the French Ligue 1 giants, after completing a move to the club from Barcelona football club of Spain. The six times Ballon D'or winner was unveiled by Paris Saint Germain FC as a new player on Tuesday evening, and he has now joined his new teammates in training.
1. Austin Jay-Jay Okocha Austin Jay-jay Okocha is a retired Nigerian footballer who played as an attacking midfielder. He played for English club Bolton Wanderers from 2002 to 2006 and won the Premier League Player of the Month award in November 2003, thus becoming the first Nigerian to win the award.