Jay Jay Okocha warns Rio Olympic football Team: ‘You can’t be rich playing for Nigeria’

Jay Jay Okocha

Super Eagles legend Jay Jay Okocha has warned the Olympics team that they shouldn’t expect to get rich by playing for Nigeria but should rather focus on impacting on lives of people.
Okocha, who clocked 43 years on Sunday, has now told the latest edition of the Dream Team they should rather be proud they are representing Nigeria than hope to make money doing so.
“You can’t get rich playing for Nigeria, you will get exposure and touch lives,” Okocha said as he marked his birthday with a visit to internally displaced people.’ according to quotes gotten by AfricanFootball.
“We have to look beyond match bonuses when playing for our country.”
Jay Jay’ recalled how his turning professional in Germany wiped out poverty from his family.
“The decision to take the flight to Germany took away poverty from my family,”

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