- Jay Jay Okocha was seen relaxing with his ex-teammates Kanu and Daniel Amokachi
- Tijani Babangida and Austin Eguavoen were also seen in the clip which has gone viral on the internet
- The legends were part of the Super Eagles squad that qualified Nigeria for her first World Cup appearance
It was a star-studded relaxation as Super Eagles legend Austin Okocha was spotted alongside ex-teammates Nwankwo Kanu and Daniel Amokachi in a lounge.
Ex-internationals Tijani Babangida, as well as Austin Eguavoen, were seen in the video as they look to be ‘cooking up something’ from their discussion.
They were all part of the Nigerian squad that prosecuted the 1994 World Cup in the USA for the Super Eagles, a team that is still referred to as the Golden Generation.
They reached the second round of the competition before losing to eventual runners-up Italy.
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Prior to the showpiece, the players were part of the Super Eagles squad that conquered the African continent winning the AFCON title in Tunisia that same year.
It was gathered that the governor found the back of the net from the penalty spot in an organized game involving the Kogi State Executive council team and the ex-Super Eagles team. The encounter which was played at the Confluence Stadium in Lokoja ended 1-1.
It featured the likes of Austin Okocha, Peter Rufai, Kanu Nwankwo, Tarribo West, Tijani Babangida, Mutiu Adepoju and a host of all ex-internationals who all featured in the star-studded game.
Governor Bello, in his address after the highly entertaining match, noted that such sporting activity was significant being that it would serve as a reminder to Nigerians how united we were as a nation during the glory days of these legends.
Bello added that, as against some elderly ones who were preaching the gospel of disintegration and regional separations, the youth of the nation have jointly affirmed that united they stood against every form of ethnic divisions.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Vincent Enyeama was asked to select his fantasy 5-a-side team comprising African players that played in the French League.
Ordinarily one would expect Enyeama to select his former teammates Jay Jay Okocha and John Utaka who had glittering careers in the French topflight division.
But the interviewer restricted the Nigerian from selecting another of his compatriot because he is already on the list as the goalkeeper.