Nigerian football overrated -Okocha

Published 8 years ago by: Leon George
at 05:51 AM, 27/09/2011 (8 years ago)

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Former Eagles’ captain, Austin Jay Jay Okocha, has come out with a startling revelation on Nigerian football that might jolt those who are rating our national teams high in Africa. Speaking at the Governor Godswill Akpabio’s Unity Cup final in Uyo last weekend, Okocha said Nigerian football was overrated by its administors.

He warned that if that notion is not dropped as soon as possible, Nigerian football might nosedive to an irredeemable state.

Okocha wondered why any right thinking individual could rate Nigerian football over those of South Africa, Egypt, Ghana, Algeria and others that have developmental programmes.
“We have deceived ourselves for so long and I think it is right time we call a spade by its name to redeem what is left of our football,” Okocha began.
“Nigerian football is overrated and this affects our players anytime they are on national duty

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LEONE at 06:15 AM, 27/09/2011 (8 years ago)
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True talk
ajanni at 07:02 AM, 27/09/2011 (8 years ago)
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Bazemaster at 07:59 AM, 27/09/2011 (8 years ago)
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na true

cadanre at 08:04 AM, 27/09/2011 (8 years ago)
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And I believe in him. By telling ourselves lies, we are going nowhere.

kebella at 08:54 AM, 27/09/2011 (8 years ago)
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 Cool Cool



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