Super Eagles legend Austin Okocha on Sunday evening, November 14, played for Bolton All Stars against the main team The former midfield maestro scored the first goal for his side in a charity match in which they lost 7-4 When the Nigerian star was playing in the Premier League, Okocha was one of the best midfielders then in England.
Super Eagles legend Austin Okocha on Sunday evening, November 14, returned to Bolton Wanderers in England where he played and scored in a charity game where his team lost 7-4. During his active playing time in the Premier League, Austin Okocha was known as one of the best midfielders and dribblers considering his styles of play.
According to the report on Manchester Evening, Austin Okocha played for the Bolton All Star XI against the Bolton team and even scored the first goal of the match via a penalty.
Why was the charity match organized? The match was staged so as to raise funds for treatment of Wanderers defender Gethin Jones’ mother Karen, who has been diagnosed with motor neurone disease.
The family are aiming to pursue the best current care and leading course of treatment which is available only in the United States.
In the encounter, Austin Okocha still showed some impressive skills for Bolton All Stars in which fans at the stands were happy seeing the Nigerian football legend. How many League games did Okocha play for Bolton? Between the year 2002-2006, Austin Okocha played 114 games for Bolton Wanderers scoring 14 goals before moving to Qatar SC where he spent only one year.