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Hazard Endorses Okocha Foundation

Posted: Jul 21, 2016 at 7:39 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Eden Hazard, Belgium and Chelsea of England forward, has endorsed the Okocha Foundation, an initiative of former Super Eagles and PSG player, Austin Jay Jay Okocha.
At a ceremony, which took place at the I-Naira Digital Hub in Ikoyi, Lagos, the football legend launched a foundation geared towards giving kids and his ex-teammates a new direction in life.
The former Bolton Wanderers and Fenerbahce of Turkey midfielder, in a message on social media, confirmed the endorsement of his new foundation by the Belgium captain, who failed to lead his team past Wales in the just concluded Euro 2016 championship in France.
“# @hazardeden10 endorses @iamokocha foundation @idashnaira” Okocha tweeted.
I-Naira.com sealed a deal with the former player as the official auctioning partner of the foundation. The company’s CEO, Hillary Nwaukor, said that his firm would begin auctioning the superstar’s memorabilia from August 1.
Already, the maiden jersey for the launch was sold for N260,000.
Recently, Okocha also declared that he could come out of retirement to play for Enugu Rangers or any team that brings the ‘right’ price for him.
Having dazzled in his recent outing during the Yobo Testimonial match in Port Harcourt, Okocha was put on the spot by journalists during the official launch of his Foundation in Lagos on Tuesday whether he could play for Rangers or in the Nigeria Professional Football League in order to help bring more followership to domestic football.