Austin Okocha Given New Job With Bolton Wanderers



Bolton Wanderers legend Austin Jay Jay Okocha has gone back to the club where he achieved cult status and has now been appointed as a member of the backroom staff as his former club prepare for the 2018/2019 season.

The former midfielder who was recently named as the player with the most dribbles in a World Cup match was appointed following an announcement via the Twitter handle of UK based football agent, John Harriot on Monday.

“The African Prince Jay-Jay Okocha is set to join the Bolton Wanderers backroom staff. Will be a great influence on the young players at the club #BWFC” tweeted Harriot.

Okocha, is remembered fondly by Bolton fans after plying his trade there for 9 years in the 2000s and eventually became captain and also led the club to its first Cup final in nine years, where they finished runners-up in the 2004 Football League Cup to Middlesbrough FC in the English Premier League.

With his appointment, Okocha experience’s will be a plus to the young players who will be looking up to him to shape their career.

Okocha’s new job with Bolton will be the first by the former midfielder’s with a club in England and also one that’s chasing Premier League status.

Okocha was voted Bolton’s best ever player by fans earlier this year in a poll conducted by the club

John Ayogu

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