Many African players have contributed to the success of their teams all over the world, many of these players have also made tremendous impact in the socio- economic development of their respective countries. Players like George Weah who is now the President of Liberia, Ghana’s Abedi Ayew known professionally as Abedi Pele who headed Ghana’s football association. Other soccer stars like Rabah Madjer of Morocco, Kalusha Bwalya of Zambia, Cameroon’s Roger Milla and Samuel Eto’o, Didier Drogba of Ivory Coast as well as Nigeria’s duo of Austin Jay-jay Okocha and Kanu Nwakwo just to mention a few.
Great news coming from Germany is that the former Super Eagles and Eintracht Frankfurt midfielder, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha, 44, has been named among the German Bundesliga legends according to German league’s official website.
He is expected to join other legends like Lothar Matthaus, Jiayi Shao, Steven Cherundolo,,Anthony Baffoe, Paulo Sergio and others in promoting the Bundesliga values and features around the world.