Mohammed Kudus Identify Super Eagles Legend As The Best Player Of African Extraction

Mohammed Kudus identifies Okocha as a source of inspiration

Ghanaian winger Mohammed Kudus identifies former Nigerian player Austin Jay Jay Okocha as the best footballer of African extraction; reports.

Mohammed Kudus was privileged the have witnessed the mesmerising skills of the former Super Eagles Captain.

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Mohammed Kudus identify Okocha as best African player.
Mohammed Kudus in action for west Ham United.

Okocha started his footballing career in the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) then with Rangers International. After a few years, he moved to Germany and played in the German Bundesliga.

The former midfielder’s captivating performance serves as a source of inspiration for aspiring African footballers, including Mohammed Kudus, who is at the moment gaining prominence in the English Premier League.

Kudus moved from Ajax Amsterdam to the Premier League last summer, and has since been instrumental for David Moyes’ side.

Speaking to SkySports, Kudus named Okocha as the greatest African footballer. According to the Black Stars dribble-king, Okocha’s entertaining style of play that kept fans happy both on and off the pitch was his reasons.

What Mohammed Kudus said about Jay Jay Okocha

Okocha talks about age discrepancies in Nigeria football
Okocha Playing for Paris St-Germain

Recall, Africa has produced midfielders like Toure Yaya, Patrick Mboma, Stephen Appiah and so on. But, Kudus insisted that playing and scoring goals, wasn’t all that was needed in the life of a complete footballer.

“In my lens from explaining how I see creative players that are trying to entertain the game. That can never be washed away. The fans can never forget the experience, the entertainment you give them on the pitch. I know goals and assists are important and stuff like that, but I like creative players and players that try to entertain the fans. Try to do things different from what everyone else is doing than just passing the ball.” Kudus said.

In another story, former France international, Emmanuel Petiti has warned against Chelsea’s intention of signing Victor Osimhen from Napoli.

Emmanuel Petit

Recall, transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, announced via his YouTube channel that Chelsea and PSG are interested in the Nigerian. Though, nothing concrete(deep) has Happened.

According to the former AS Monaco combative midfielder, Chelsea have enough players with high potentials.

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“I don’t think Chelsea need Gyokeres or Osimhen. With Chelsea, there are so many players who are not playing to their level and can do so much more. I think Nicolas Jackson is one of them. He’s got lots of potential and has shown it in glimpses but he needs to do more. I think Caicedo needs to too and so does the Argentine midfielder, Enzo,” Petit told Genting Casino.

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