Austin Okocha jets out to Uyo for clash with Barcelona legend Puyol

Austin Okocha jets out to Uyo for clash with Barcelona legend Puyol

- Austin Okocha is enroute to Uyo venue of an exhibition game at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium

- The novelty match will involve Barcelona legend and a couple of ex-Nigerian internationals

- A Lagos high court ordered for Okocha's arrest for an alleged tax evasion case in the last two years

Austin Okocha has traveled to Uyo for a novelty match that will feature Barcelona legend Carles Puyol on April 16, at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo.

Okocha was pictured at the airport enroute to Uyo, Akwa Ibom state capital with Puyol, Mutiu Adepoju and others.

A Lagos court recently ordered for the former Super Eagles captain's arrest for alleged tax evasion.

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The exhibition game will have Jay Jay Okocha to play on one side and have the former Spanish star Puyol on another side.

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The match will feature 20 minutes in each half, with a mixture of players from Nigerian Professional NPFL side Akwa United.

A coupe of ex-international including Mutiu Adepoju, Daniel Amokachi, Austin Eguavoen and Uche Okechukwu are set to feature for either side of the team.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported Former Super Eagles captain Austin Jay-Jay Okocha has been again issued an arrest warrant by the Lagos state High Court in a ruling reportedly delivered by Justice Adedayo Akintoye.

According to the latest report on Vanguard, the former Nigeria international was accused of alleged tax evasion, which forced the court to issue a bench warrant.

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