Two former Super Eagles’ skippers Austin ‘Jay jay’ Okocha and Sunday Oliseh are some of the prominent ex-international soccer stars who have been listed for the Sodje and friends charity game slated for the Brentford Stadium, the United Kingdom, on May 27.
A member of the Sodje Sports Foundation and ex-Super Eagles star, Efetoborie Sodje who will be leading the Friends of Africa against Reading forward, Jason Robert’s Caribbean stated that the proceeds of the match would be donated to the charity.
The Bury of England star added that Green Eagles’ captain, Chief Segun Odegbami and England legend, Ian Wright will take charge as managers of the African and the Caribbean teams respectively.
“This game is one of the numerous ways that the Sodje Sports Foundation has adopted to touch lives. So, the charity game is going to be fun-filled as several past and present footballers will take to the pitch on that day.
“Some musical acts such as May Seven, Chief Odegbami’s daughter and other top stars will be at the venue to add colour to the event,” he disclosed.
Other top ex-players that will feature for friends of Africa are; former Super Eagles’ striker, Julius Aghahowa, Tijani Babangida, Patrick Viera, George Bankole, Tresor Lualua, Ade Akinbiyi and the Sodje family while Jason Robert, Andy Cole, Chris Samba and others will represent Team Caribbean.