Jay Jay Okocha

Jay Jay Okocha is a talented Nigerian footballer. He is a native Nigerian, born in Enugu State on the 14th of August in 1973. Football is his life, and he plays as an offensive midfield. He is famous for his successful playing technique that never lets him down. His penalty kicks impress jury in every play. He is known to be self-confident on the field that helps him to score goals. His craft has become a great art in the history of Nigerian football.

The passion to football appeared in his heart in his early childhood. He played in the street with his friends. Many boys always did that, but for Jay Jay Okocha it was not the entertainment for spending time anywhere. He spared no effort to get some knowledge about how to play, and it was not strange that he quickly obtained new skills. Jay Jay is not his real name. He is Augustine Azuka Okocha and such name he borrowed from his older brother James. It is worth mentioning that he has two brothers, who are also footballers and they began to play earlier than Augustin. In the interview, the star mentioned that since he had seen the ball he had not lost an opportunity to play whenever it possible.

His professional career began when he was 17 years old. It is amazing that he began to submit tops at such early age! Jay Jay Okocha played for Enugu Rangers and was one of the best players; he used to score to experienced football players from opposite teams as it happened in the play with BBC Lions.

There was an occasion that opened a new perspective opportunity in his life. In 1991 he went to Germany to visit his friend Binebi, also a footballer. There was training once and Jay Jay Okocha asked the trainer to play for a while, so, he agreed. It was impossible to ignore professional skills of Augustine and the coach admitted his talent. The next day he was offered a contract.

Since 1990 he has been a player of 7 Nigerian football teams. He was announced to be among the best football players in 2003 and 2004 for the incredible amount of goals he scored. In those years he was a player of Boltao Wanderers, where he scored successfully 14 times. The pick of his popularity was in 2004 where he with his team Super Eagles won the third place and was chosen the best player of the match.

His wife is a beauty Nkechi Okocha and they have two children. His net worth is $150 million. As Jay Jay Okocha is a famous person he does not allow journalists to interfere with his private life and such information is hidden. Though it is known that he has a lot of houses but again they are his private environment. The star has good taste in everything. He likes chick things because he can afford them. His car, Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon SUV proves that fact.

A critical look at the Super Eagles squad at the 2002 FIFA World Cup

A critical look at the Super Eagles squad at the 2002 FIFA World Cup

A critical look at the Super Eagles squad at the 2002 FIFA World Cup
I will never forget Okocha - German football star reveals

I will never forget Okocha - German football star reveals

German professional soccer star Mario Gomez has explained the role played by former Super Eagles midfielder Austin JJ Okocha for him to become a better player

I will never forget Okocha - German football star reveals
Jay Jay Okocha, Fathia Balogun, Sarz & more launch boom player's ‘Celebrity Playlists' series

Jay Jay Okocha, Fathia Balogun, Sarz & more launch boom player's ‘Celebrity Playlists' series

Number 1 trending and top music app, Boom Player, aims to foster a connection between music lovers and the songs of their favourite stars.

Jay Jay Okocha, Fathia Balogun, Sarz & more launch boom player's ‘Celebrity Playlists' series
Iwobi reveals shocking details about his uncle Jay Jay Okocha

Iwobi reveals shocking details about his uncle Jay Jay Okocha

Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi has revealed that he was shocked when his uncle Austin Okocha asked for his jersey as a souvenir.

Iwobi reveals shocking details about his uncle Jay Jay Okocha
Jay-Jay Okocha yayi shigar burtu, ya badda kama

Jay-Jay Okocha yayi shigar burtu, ya badda kama

Shahararren dan kwallon Najeriya Augustine Jay-Jay Okocha ya faranta ma yara raid a halin barkwanci.

Jay-Jay Okocha yayi shigar burtu, ya badda kama
Is Jay-Jay Okocha now a cleaner? See what he was spotted doing recently (photos/video)

Is Jay-Jay Okocha now a cleaner? See what he was spotted doing recently (photos/video)

Nigerian football legend Augustine Jay-Jay Okocha, put a smile on the faces of young people with a simple random act.

Is Jay-Jay Okocha now a cleaner? See what he was spotted doing recently (photos/video)
Ban taba yin Kyaftin irin Jay-Jay Okocha ba-Sam Allardyce

Ban taba yin Kyaftin irin Jay-Jay Okocha ba-Sam Allardyce

Sam Allardyce yace kyaun Kungiya ta samu Kyaftin irin Jay-Jay Okocha, yana kuma so Wayne Rooney yayi koyi da tsohon dan wasan na Najeriya.

Ban taba yin Kyaftin irin Jay-Jay Okocha ba-Sam Allardyce
Okocha is the best captain I have ever had - England manager Sam Allardyce

Okocha is the best captain I have ever had - England manager Sam Allardyce

Sam Allardyce has told Wayne Rooney to continue in his role as England captain - by following the leadership blueprint of Jay Jay Okocha.

Okocha is the best captain I have ever had - England manager Sam Allardyce
Rio Olympics: You can't be rich playing for Nigeria - Jay Jay Okocha to Dream Team

Rio Olympics: You can't be rich playing for Nigeria - Jay Jay Okocha to Dream Team

Former Nigeria skipper Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha has warned the country’s Olympic team they cannot become rich simply by playing for Nigeria.

Rio Olympics: You can't be rich playing for Nigeria - Jay Jay Okocha to Dream Team
Jay Jay Okocha ya shawarci Alex Iwobi

Jay Jay Okocha ya shawarci Alex Iwobi

Alex Iwobi na daya daga cikin shahararrun yara yan kwallo masu tasowa a wannan lokacin. Dan kwallon dai ya bayyana ne a idon duniya

Jay Jay Okocha ya shawarci Alex Iwobi
Jay Jay Okocha advises Arsenal and Super Eagles star Alex Iwobi

Jay Jay Okocha advises Arsenal and Super Eagles star Alex Iwobi

Super Eagles and Arsenal star Alex Iwobi has discussed what it feels like living with football legend Austin 'Jay Jay' Okocha.

Jay Jay Okocha advises Arsenal and Super Eagles star Alex Iwobi
Five secrets about Jay Jay Okocha you wished you knew. Number five is touching

Five secrets about Jay Jay Okocha you wished you knew. Number five is touching

One of Nigeria's finest in the game of football, Austin Okocha has let the cat out of the bag about things Nigerians do not know about him.

Five secrets about Jay Jay Okocha you wished you knew. Number five is touching
NAIJ.com
Mailfire view pixel