Jay-Jay Okocha, Sunday Oliseh for Bundesliga Tour Africa




Digital pay-tv network, StarTimes and DFL Deutsche FussballLiga have announced that Jay-Jay Okocha and Sunday Oliseh, two of the famed African football icons, will join the StarTimes and Bundesliga Legends Tour to Africa this December.

The two Bundesliga legends will from 16th to 22nd of December be on a three-country trek to interact with African football fans and to promote the German football league as well as its official broadcaster in Sub-Saharan Africa, StartTimes.
Okocha, Olympic Gold Medal and African Cup of Nations winner who played for Bundesliga club, Eintracht Frankfurt, will travel to Nigeria and Ghana from 16th to 19th December. While in Lagos and Accra, Okocha will share his view on the Bundesliga during live studio shows and serve as co-commentator for Bundesliga matches.
Moreover, he will take part in various activities likr football clinics, autograph sessions, Five-Aside Football, visits to grassroots academies, selfies and more with African football fans.
Sunday Oliseh who won the Bundesliga trophy ‘’Meisterchale’’, the Olympic Gold Medal and African Cup of Nations, played for Bundesliga clubs 1, FC Koln, Borussia Dortmund and VfL Bochum. He will visit Kenya between 20th and 22nd December, appearing as an analyst and guest with media partners, holding training sessions with local football managers and meeting with fans in Nairobi.
‘’We are very happy that Jay-Jay and Sunday will join the Legends Tour and I believe that African football fans will enjoy a wonderful week with the two legends shortly before the end of the year,’’ said William Masy, Overseas PR Director of StarTimes.
JorgDaubtzer, Managing Director of DFL Sports Enterprises, the commercial arm of DFL, spoke on the importance of the Legends Tour: ‘’With fans all over the world, we have the duty to take the Bundesliga experience out of Germany. Over the last years, activities like the Legends Tour have brought us closer to our fans, showing them what the Bundesliga stands for.
‘’With the StarTimes and Bundesliga Legends Tour we are enabling fans to get close to two of the biggest African Bundesliga stars of all time and to experience our league at first hand.’’
‘’Jay-Jay Okocha is rated as one of the best dribblers in Bundesliga’s history – his entertaining playstyle delighted fans of Eintract Frankfurt and all over Germany. Sunday Okiseh left his footprints in Koln, Dortmund and Bochum as rock-solid midfielder and reached ultimate heights when he became Bundesliga champion with Borussia Dortmund in Season 2001/02,’’ Jorg added.

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