Report has it that Nigeria Super Eagles former captain, Austin Jay Jay Okocha will headline Bundesliga Legend Tour of Nigeria, which will hold on April 25 beginning from Lagos.
Furthermore, the tour, packaged by StarTimes, which is the official broadcast partner of the German league, will see Okocha leading other Bundesliga representatives to interact with Bundesliga fans, StarTimes subscribers and to promote the league among Nigerian youths and football lovers for three days.
During the tour, Okocha will visit the Little Tigers Academy in Lagos, to inspire and motivate the youngsters at the Academy who aspire to be just like him, in a country where millions of young people have interest in football.
Okocha will also be hosted by award winning radio and TV sports pundits in Lagos.
Meanwhile, Other activities during the ‘Bundesliga Legends Tour’ will include media interviews, a Facebook live-chat with football fans, training session with the MFM Boys of the Nigeria Premier League and a visit to SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria in Lagos.
The Bundesliga legend will also interact directly with fans and on Saturday, April 27 during a Fan Fest scheduled for Bundesliga fans. There, fans watch the Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke 04 and FC Nürnberg vs Bayern München matches. Live entertainment with DJ SBU, giveaways, youth soccer tournaments, food, drink and much more will also give fans a taste of the Bundesliga experience.
Speaking on the tour, Okocha said: I am very proud to be associated with the Bundesliga many years after I stopped playing professionally.
Till date, Bundesliga fans continue to enjoy quality football in the league by talented players, many of who are from Africa, playing quality football and showing the fans Football As It’s Meant To Be.
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