Okocha is a magician, says Micah Richards

MANCHESTER City former right-back, Micah Richards has praised the duo of Austin Okocha and Alex Iwobi for their great exploits on the football field.

Richards, who stated this when he made a quick stop in Nigeria as part of the Man City Global Tour courtesy of STAR Lager, described Okocha as ‘special’ and ‘full of magic’.

He also expressed his admiration for Mikel Obi in his prime, as well as Alex Iwobi, who recently departed Arsenal FC for Everton.

Richards said he was a big fan of Iwobi and congratulated him on his goal-scoring debut at Everton.

Fans were pleasantly surprised to see just how much Richards knew about African football and he made an instant impact on the Nigerian fans, most of which were excited to get up close and personal with the former City Star.

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Fans also got the chance to see the six silverware Manchester City won during the 2018/2019 season, as all trophies were on display at the exclusive event.

STAR lager made the already remarkable evening, even extra special by giving out Man. City & STAR memorabilia to the guests in attendance.

STAR’s landmark partnership with the Citizens allows the brand to deliver evenings such as these, which gives fans the opportunity to get even closer to their favorite clubs.

Alongside Man. City, STAR Lager are also partners with some European football heavyweights such as PSG, Juventus, Real Madrid, Arsenal, Barcelona, and Chelsea.

Updated: September 3, 2019 — 8:44 am

25 Comments

  1. Indeed Jay Jay Okocha is a magician in football. He would always be remembered for his enormous contributions to the Nigerian football Authority

  2. Okocha is one of the best players in world football and I bet you had it been Okocha is a white guy he would have become world best before he retire.

  3. He is indeed a magician. His tricks are second to non. The only thing is that he retired on time.

  4. It is well known that Okocha is one of the greatest player in Nigeria but just that he did not receive any international award.

  5. that guy deserve some respect for their contributions in Nigeria football history home and abroad

  6. that is nigeria jay jay okacha he told us his children will be ready to play on the pitch soon

  7. Alongside Man. City, STAR Lager are also partners with some European football heavyweights such as PSG, Juventus, Real Madrid, Arsenal, Barcelona, and Chelsea. Weldone guys.

  8. He’s a magician indeed, but I don’t know why all the things he played as a footballer he didn’t get one world best award

  9. Waoo, he is a magician, that’s good, we pray for many magician in the team

  10. we too know we have alot of tallented people in this country so let pray for God intervention

  11. These are some of the talented, experienced and skillful players that Nigeria has produced.
    They are such a fantastic players.

  12. Jay Jay okocha is not using magic or rather juju the most important thing is that God should bless anything lay our hand’s on

  13. No body should be tell that okocha is magician because even the world knows that it is

  14. Okocha is one of the unlucky soccer players, upon his skills he never played for a big club or won African best player.

  15. He really played his best during his time as a footballer he is a living legend in the game of football

  16. I congratulation to iwobi because he try his to score in the Match I which you score more than this next session

  17. Richards said he was a big fan of Iwobi and congratulated him on his goal-scoring debut at Everton. i concur to this ,a big congratulations

  18. he is truly a magician, his talent is rare and he plays wth so much confidence, kudos to him

  19. this guys deserve some accolade for their contributions in Nigeria football history home and abroad

  20. Okocha the legend
    Okocha is supposed to be awarded Africa’s best but I dunno wat went wrong

  21. Jay Jay Okocha remains one African football idol and legend to be emulated by upcoming football players. His exploits across the European and English leagues remains evergreen.

  22. STAR’s landmark partnership with the Citizens allows the brand to deliver evenings such as these, which gives fans the opportunity to get even closer to their favorite clubs.

  23. Thanks for the information admin keep it up …………………………………

  24. Jay Jay was a great footballer but who did not win laurels at club level and individual honours.
    Jay Jay is the greatest footballer in Africa.

  25. Jay Jay okocha is not a magician rather a talent blessed by God..

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