Special Sub-Topic: All About Jay Jay Okocha
|Start with where he started, Which town was Jay Jay Okocha born in?|
Enugu. He was born in Enugu, Nigeria, on the 14th of August 1973.
|Which professional football team did he first play for?|
Enugu Rangers. Jay Jay Okocha was only a youth player at his hometown club for a short time before moving to Europe to develop his career. Other famous footballers that have played for Enugu Rangers are Taribo West and John Utaka.
|What is Jay Jay Okocha's real name?|
Augustine Azuka Okocha. His real name is Augustine Azuka Okocha, the name Nwankwo was from Nigerian footballer Kanu.
|In which European country did Okocha first ply his trade?|
Germany. He moved to Germany in 1990, and played in the German leagues until 1996.
|Which German football club did Okocha first move to at the start of his career in the European Football leagues?|
Borrusia Neunkirchen. He began his career in 1990 at Borussia Neunkirchen before being snapped up by Eintracht Frankfurt in 1992.
|Which Turkish team did Okocha move to after a successful spell in Germany?|
Fenerbahce. He moved to Turkish giants Fenerbahce in 1996 where he became very prolific in front of goal, and was on the famous team that beat Manchester United 1-0 at Old Trafford in the 1997-98 Champions League competition.
|How many goals did Okocha score in his time at Fenerbahce?|
30. Incredibly, Okocha managed to find the back of the net 30 times in just 63 appearances for the Turkish club. An average of 1 goal every 2.1 games, a phenomenal statistic for a midfielder.
|How many international appearances did Okocha make for Nigeria in his illustrious career?|
75. He was a major part of the Nigeria team that won the Olympic gold in the 1996 Atlanta games. He made 75 appearances in all for his country, scoring 14 goals in the process. He was eventually made captain of his country.
|Which two British clubs did Okocha play for?|
Bolton Wanderers and Hull City. He played for Bolton Wanderers from 2002 after the World Cup until 2006, making more appearances for them (124) than at any of his other clubs. He then spent a year playing in the Middle East before returning to England, and linking up again with former Bolton Wanderers assistant manager Phil Brown at Hull City.
|How many goals did Okocha score in his entire professional and international career?|
99. In total, Okocha managed to hit the back of the net 99 times for both club and country in 530 apperances, a ratio of 1 goal every 5.35 games. Many of these goals are highly memorable and mixed with his tremendous ability on the ball. He will be remembered as one of the greatest African footballers.
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