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Nigerian Ex-International Footballer, Jay-Jay Okocha to Select FIFA Best Player

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Nigerian football legend and stellar dribbler, Okocha has been penciled down by FIFA to contribute to the shortlisting of players for the FIFA awards.

Former Super Eagles captain, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha, has been appointed on an 11-man panel, that will select the the 23-man shortlist for The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2017 award.

This was confirmed by FIFA on their official website on Wednesday.

Other football legends included are: Colombian icon Carlos Valderrama, Brazil 1994 and 2002 FIFA World Cup winner CAFU, Carles Puyol who won the 2010 World Cup with Spain, Japan’s Hidetoshi Nakata, Alex Frei of Switzerland, Enzo Francescoli of Uruguay, Landon Donovan of the United States of America and New Zealand’s Ivan Vicelich.

 

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