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2016 Copa Coca-Cola: Oyo State wins as Okocha ‘steals’ show

Oyo state’s Asegun Comprehensive High School defeated the National Grammar School, Nike, Enugu state at the 2016 edition of the Copa Coca-Cola boys U-15 soccer tournament at the national final match played at the Onikan Stadium, Lagos Island.

Determined and focused all through the 60 minutes of play that ended in a goal less draw, both teams put up a strong spirited fight for the trophy and the prize money of a million naira, but in the end, the Asegun boys were able to pull through with a 5-3 in a penalty shootout.

The match, which had in attendance top officials from the Lagos state government, the National School Sports Federation (NSSF), and Senior Staff of Coca-Cola witnessed super engaging musical performance from rave of the moments and 2016 BET Best New International Act Award winner, ‘Falz the bad guy’ as well as a surprise entry by Nigeria’s Football legend, Austin ‘Jay-Jay’ Okocha.

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The former Super Eagles captain came disguised as an elderly janitor[GO1] , tricking both players and the spectators into believing he was just a regular cleaner who was going about his job and simply wanted to join in the game. Pulling a surprise with his quick moves and impeccable juggling and dribbling skills, Okocha had the young players in awe, before finally revealing himself.

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