Puyol’s team defeats Okocha’s side in Uyo

Champions League By: Lolade Adewuyi | 16/04/2019

Austin JJ Okocha Carles Puyol

Former Champions League winner and legendary international footballer, Carles Puyol, who is in Nigeria as part of the UEFA Champions League Tour presented by Heineken®, played an Unmissable Match today as Captain of the Chairman team against a Shine Shine Bobo team led by Jay-Jay Okocha at the Godswill Akpabio stadium in Uyo.

The game which lasted an hour, saw Puyol lead the Chairman team and Okocha the Shine Shine Bobo team, made up of ex-Nigerian internationals, Mutiu Adepoju, Ex International, Daniel Amokachi, Austin Eguavon, and Uche Okechukwu, current NPFL wave makers, Akwa United players and select consumers.

With fun moments like directions from coaches, the Finance Director, Nigerian Breweries, Plc, Rob Kleinjan and the Marketing Director, Nigerian Breweries, Plc, Emmanuel Oriakhi, the game saw all the players and fans treated to an hour of exciting unmissable moments.

Okocha scored a brilliant free kick that came off the upright while NPFL star Mfon Udoh scored a brace as Puyol’s side won the game 5-2.

Both captains exchanged jerseys at the end of the game as they took a lap of honour under the floodlights waving their hands in appreciation to the Uyo fans who had turned up in large numbers to cheer them on.

Puyol who will be in Lagos tomorrow, will embark on a tour across the Centre of Excellence amongst several other encounters planned.

Nigerian football lovers will get a chance to meet and engage with Puyol and the trophy as fans in Uyo have, sharing banter and tips, habits and disciplines that helped distinguish his defense over the years and also build a successful career in FC Barcelona.

For free tickets to meet Puyol and to see the trophy, follow the conversations on radio and on social media using the hashtag #Unmissable.