Okocha leads Ex-Super Eagles for Star Sixies Tourney

Former Super Eagles captain, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha, will be captain of the former Nigeria stars who will participate in the Star Sixies Football tournament in London.

Star Sixes is a competitive six-a-side indoor football competition, where former international players are chosen to represent a senior national team for which they played.

The inaugural event will take place in July 2017 in London, England at The O2 Arena.

Nigeria’s Group B also has China PR, Italy and Brazil who will feature superstars that played at the FIFA World Cup and other club and international competitions.

Ten former players signed up for each country for the tournament that ends on Sunday July 16.

Nigeria will parade former Bolton Wanderers midfielder Okocha, Peter Rufai (goalkeeper), Celestine Babayaro, Uche Okechukwu, Joseph Yobo, Taribo West, Garba Lawal, Victor Ikpeba, Julius Aghahowa and Daniel Amokachi in the tournament.

Group A
England, Spain, Mexico, Scotland

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England vs Spain

13 July 2017
Mexico vs Scotland

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Spain vs Mexico

14 July 2017
Scotland vs England

15 July 2017
England vs Mexico

15 July 2017
Spain vs Scotland

Group B
Brazil, Italy, Nigeria, China PR

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Brazil vs Italy

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Nigeria vs China PR

14 July 2017
Italy vs Nigeria

14 July 2017
China PR vs Brazil

15 July 2017
Brazil Match 15 Nigeria

15 July 2017
Italy vs China PR

Group C
Germany, France, Portugal, Denmark

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Germany vs France

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Portugal vs Denmark

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France vs Portugal

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Denmark vs Germany

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Germany vs Portugal

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Further regionalised events are set to take place, with the first set for late-2017 in Asia

 

 

Aisha JM