Betting giant BetKing put together a lavish show to celebrate former Super Eagles hero Jay Jay Okocha on the occasion of his 50th birthday.

Jay Jay Okocha: Super Eagles legend honoured by ex-teammates, African stars on 50th birthday

It was a congregation of stars as betting giant BetKing celebrated Nigeria Super Eagles legend Jay Jay Okocha who will clock 50 on Monday.

Jay Jay Okocha was the cynosure of all eyes as BetKing hosted his former Super Eagles teammates and African footballers during a novelty match at the Onikan Stadium on Sunday.

Okocha Dynamo emerged winners against Nigeria’s Dribblers following a 13-goal thriller.

The 49-year-old remains one of the most talented footballers to come out of Nigeria and Africa.

Okocha, who was the former captain of the Nigeria Super Eagles is regarded as one of the most talented players to ever play the game.

Known for his dribbling skills, Jay Jay entertained football lovers in Germany, Premier League, Ligue 1 and Turkey.

His time at English side Bolton Wanderers earned him a place as one of the top 10 greatest Africans to ever play in the Premier League.

BetKing celebrate Okocha

Following his reputation in the game, BetKing put together a novelty match to celebrate Okocha’s 50th birthday.

Following his reputation in the game, BetKing put together a novelty match to celebrate Okocha’s 50th birthday.

Jay Jay Okocha
Both teams before the game at the Onikan Stadium.

The leading sports and digital entertainment company announced the novelty match to celebrate the birthday of its brand ambassador and Nigeria football icon.

It was a well-attended event that was witnessed by some of the best players across Africa.

Jay Jay Okocha flanked by Emmanuel Adebayor and Julius Aghahowa.

The match ended in a 13-goal thriller with Team Jay Jay Okocha winning 8-5 in what was an entertaining encounter.

The stars who came around to honour the football icon included prominent international legendary footballers, Emmanuel Adebayor, Asamoah Gyang, Joseph Yobo, Mutiu Adeboju, Ifeanyi Udeze, Taribo West, amongst others.

Okocha, his son, Yobo and Adepoju were some of the players who netted some fine goals in the goal-fest.

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