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Soccer News of Thursday, 28 July 2022


Ex-Black Stars captain names Super Eagles legend as most skillful player

Okocha and Ronaldinho Okocha and Ronaldinho

Former Black Stars captain, Stephen Appiah has named Super Eagles legend Jay-Jay Okocha as the most skillful footballer aside from Brazilian star Ronaldinho.

Okocha's skill was wide and glaring and the ex-Ghanaian international is the latest to add his voice to the debate on who is the most skillful footballer.

Names like Zinedine Zidane, Ronaldinho Gaucho, Luis Nazario De Lima, Lionel Messi, and Christiano Ronaldo sprang up at the mention of skillful footballers.

But one name you can definitely not leave out from this list is the legendary Jay-Jay Okocha.

The former Juventus midfielder disclosed this in a question and answer session on the microblogging app Twitter on Wednesday.

A tweet from BetwayGhana asked: “Aside Ronaldinho, who’s the most skilled footballer you know ?”.

The former Fenerbahce midfielder answered: “Jay Jay Okocha”.

Stephen Appiah led the Black Stars to their first World Cup finals in 2006.

Check out the tweet below: