Former Super Eagles of Nigeria player Austin Jay Jay Okocha is bringing a number of former Football heroes from across the continent to Lagos for a first of its kind, Inter-Country Shootout contest tagged: AFRICAN HEROES PENALTY CUP later in the year at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Lagos
According to veteran Sports Journalist Deyi Omotoyinbo who was present at the press conference of the event, a number of African Football Legends have signed up to represent their countries in this tournament.
The novel event will feature football legends from eight African countries as part of an effort to relive old memories and to celebrate them for their exploits in the game.
The players expected and who have already confirmed their participation are El-Hadji Diouf-a former African Player of the Year, Henri Camara, Khalilou Fadiga from Senegal, Lucas Radebe, Siphiwe Tshabalala, Mark Fish from South Africa, Rigobert Song, Patrick Mboma from Cameroun, John Mensah, Asamoah Gyan, Stephen Appiah from Ghana, Kolo Toure, Salomon Kalou, Emmanuel Eboue from Cote d’Ivoire, Seydou Keita, Frederick Kanoute, Mohammed Sossoko from Mali, Mustapha Hadji, Marouane Chamakh, Youssouf Hadji from Morocco.
Two other veterans-Kalusha Bwalya and Titi Camara have been designated as referees for the event.