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Okocha set to open Golf tourney in Kenya

Nigerian Football News By: Olakunle Brown | 21/03/2017

Nigeria’s football legend, Austin Okocha is set for a return to the pitch as he is schedule to star in Kenya on Wednesday but this time he is not going to be playing football.

The former Paris Saint German and Bolton Wanderers star is set to tee off at Barclays Kenya Open.

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Okocha will help boost the golf tourney as he is a global brand and the Nigerian is delighted with the opportunity of trying his hands on a different sport.

“We are excited to be hosting Jay Jay Okocha at this year’s Barclays Kenya Open. His legendary status transcends football and we hope that his participation in this tournament will excite a section of his fan base to take an interest in golf,” Director, Marketing and Corporate Relations, Caroline Ndungu at Barclays bank of Kenya said.

The event will take place on March 22 at the Muthaiga Golf Club in Nairobi, Kenya.