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Bundesliga announces Okocha as member of its Legends Network

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Former Super Eagles captain, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha, has been announced as the newest member of an elite group of former German League players to join the Bundesliga Legends Network.

The German top division made this known via a statement released on its official website on Friday.

Okocha set Germany’s playing fields alight between 1992 and ’96, when the Nigerian ex-international scored 18 goals and provided 13 assists in 90 memorable matches for Eintracht Frankfurt.

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His sublime skills and tremendous tricks brought joy to fans of the club and lit up Germany’s top division for many years, the League said.

The footballing icon has, as a result of his membership status in the Network, become one of the Ambassadors of the Bundesliga.

The Bundesliga Legends Network also has such names as Lother Matthaus, Anthony Baffoe and Bun-Kum Cha.

 

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