Summary

  • Okocha and Oliseh to help promote Bundesliga in Africa.
  • Pair recently visited Eintracht Frankfurt..
  • Okocha to visit Nigeria in December, while Oliseh will go to Kenya.

Bundesliga legends Jay-Jay Okocha and Sunday Oliseh returned to Germany recently in their new roles as league ambassadors.

They dropped in at Eintracht Frankfurt ahead of the meeting with Borussia Dortmund on Matchday 12 to kick-off their new roles with the Bundesliga.

From 16th to 22nd December 2016, the two legends will 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, StarTimes.

Jay-Jay Okocha made his name in the Bundesliga at EIntracht Frankfurt.

Okocha, the Olympic Gold Medal winner and African Cup of Nations winner who played for Frankfurt from 1992 to 1996, will travel to Nigeria and Ghana from 16 to 19 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. He will also take part in various activities like football clinics and autograph sessions for African football fans.

Oliseh won the Bundesliga trophy “Meisterschale”, the Olympic Gold Medal and the African Cup of Nations played 1. FC Köln, Borussia Dortmund and VfL Bochum. He will visit Kenya between 20 and 22 December, appearing as an analyst and guest with media partners, holding training sessions with local football managers and meeting with football fans in Nairobi.

Oliseh and Okocha enjoyed their visit to the Commerzbank Arena.

Okocha is rated as one of the best dribblers in the Bundesliga’s history – his entertaining playing style delighted fans of Frankfurt and all over Germany.

Oliseh left his footprints in Köln, Dortmund and Bochum as a rock-solid midfielder and reached ultimate heights when he won the Bundesliga with Borussia Dortmund in season 2001/02.