Ex-Super Eagles captain joins Zidane, Ronaldo for charity match

The ex-Super Eagles captain was among the slew of footballing greats legends that took part in the 12th annual Match against Poverty

 

Ex-Super Eagles captain Austin Jay Jay Okocha took part in the 12th annual Match Against Poverty organised by French football great, Zinedine Zidane.

This year's cause was to raise funds to fight the Ebola Virus and other football greats played in the game that took place yesterday, Monday, April 20 at Saint-Etienne Stade Geoffroy-Guichard.

Alongside Jay Jay Okocha, Footballing legends like Ronaldo, Clarence Seedorf, Fabian Barthez and Gianluca Zambrotta were also present.

Chelsea striker Didier Drogba who was supposed to attend the game .

Ronalod rolled back the years as he netted a hat trick in the game.

Seedorf and David Trezeguet also played and scored in the match.

Gabon and Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang also scored a hat-trick as his side lost 9-7.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng

Recommended articles

Brazil down Mexico on penalties to reach Olympic men's football final

Does Iheanacho’s budding partnership with Daka signal the end for Vardy at Leicester City?

Barcelona crisis puts Messi in undesirable situation; is it worth re-signing for?

Onyekuru: Is Olympiacos move reasonable for Super Eagles attacker?

After 25 years of existence, Akwa United rightly deserve the NPFL title

Ese Brume wins a Bronze Medal in Long Jump for Team Nigeria's first official medal at the Tokyo Olympics

Euro hero Chiellini signs two-year deal with Juventus

Akwa United hold trophy parade in Uyo after winning a first league title in history

Five players to watch in Olympics women's golf