Liberian football legend and Politician,
George Oppong Weah, has said Nigeria’s Jay
Jay Okocha is more skillful than Ghana’s
The former international footballer, who
happens to be the only African player to
have won the FIFA World Player of the Year
award, admitted he was not even close to
the Nigerian legend who had more
techniques than him on the football pitch.
“Abedi is a strong player, he’s a creative
player but Jay Jay is more skillful.
“Even me, Jay Jay has more techniques than
me. All the things that Jay Jay does on the
field, we don’t even do one percent of it.
“For me, I don’t do tricks, I will score a good
goal and when I am squeezed up, I know
how to run around.
“But to put the ball around and play with it, I
give it to Jay Jay; he is an entertainer.
won the 1995 FIFA World Player of the Year
award is the first African player to win the
award and the only one to date.
“So Jay Jay is a legend when it comes to
that; he is very creative, he is very smart and
he knows how to do tricks,” Oppong Weah
told Starr Chat in an Interview.
The former striker who is a serving senator
in his country will be contesting in the 2017
presidential election against Ellen Johnson
Sirleaf in October despite losing to her in