Jay Jay Okocha: My daughter will never play professional football, names his all-time favourite players


Nigerian football icon, Jay Jay Okocha during a recent chat with Femi and The Gang on Nigeria Info FM, Lagos fielded questions from social media fans revealing why his children aren’t playing professional football and his involvement with Star Football.

“My son is focusing on his education for now and will play football at the right time. Meanwhile, my daughter will never play professional football because they aren’t paid well enough.”

Continue to see five football stars named by the superstar footballer as his all time favourites…

Best goalkeeper: Oliver Khan although he admitted hating goalkeepers

Best Defender: He has two; Uche Okechukwu and Taribo West. Austin Eguavoen (most feared)

Best Midfielder: Ronaldinho

Best Striker: Rashidi Yekini (RIP)

Best Manager: The manager that gave him his first chance in Frankfurt; Stefanovic

Best soccer league: English Premiership

Best refereeing: German League followed by English referees