The German football legend, Oliver Kahn stills reminisces about a former Nigerian international, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha‘s, sensational goal in a Bundesliga fixture, after 23 years.
Oliver Kahn disclosed that he was yet to recover from the wonder goal he conceded against Nigeria’s Austin Jay Jay Okocha in a Bundesliga fixture between Eintracht Frankfurt and Karlsruhe in 1993.
Oliver Kahn said on his Twitter Page:
“Exactly 23 years is the sensational goal from Jay-Jay Okocha today – and I’m still dizzy”
The goal was voted as 1993 Goal of the year by viewers of Sportschau (an ARD German TV sports programme).
Kahn’s tweet attracted comments from football fans on Facebook, google and twitter about the career of the two football icons.
While Kahn moved on to become one of his country’s great goalkeepers, Okocha developed into Africa’s shining star and role model in different leagues across Europe.
Both players later became their respective countries’ national team captains, winning laurels in different competitions.
Watch the goal here: