Jay Jay Okocha Watches Alex Iwobi As He Scored a Goal of The Month Contender Against Manchester United

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Former Nigeria International Jay Jay Okocha was in the stands to watch Alex Iwobi play for Everton against Manchester United on October 9, 2022.

Alex Iwobi scored an excellent curve goal against the Red Devils in the 5th minute of the match after Everton capitalized on Casemiro loose ball in the midfield. Iwobi scored his first goal of the year with flair.

Even Okocha appears to be pleased with Iwobi’s stunning strike, which David De Gea of Manchester United had no chance of stopping in the first half.

Iwobi has only scored five Premier League goals for Everton in 93 games. When Casemiro grabbed the ball from the midfielder to set up Cristiano Ronaldo to score his 700th club goal, the midfielder would have been miffed.

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How Iwobi Has Improved Under Frank Lampard

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Iwobi celebrates after scoring in the first half against Manchester United

The Nigerian international’s performances had been average, and he had either played on the right wing or the left. However, Everton manager Lampard had inserted him into the offensive midfield role.

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Alex Iwobi in action for Everton

He was nominated for the Premier League Player of the Month award last month due to his improved ball movement.

Iwobi’s newly established role has transformed him as a player this year; after receiving criticism the year before, he now offers composure to the Everton midfield and is well-liked by the supporters.

Jay Jay Okocha Relationship With Iwobi

Iwobi and Okocha are related by the fact that Okocha is his maternal uncle. Iwobi shares a blood relation with the former Bolton Superstar.

Okocha in action for Bolton

Okocha is the greatest footballer the Iwobi family has ever produced. He is considered a legend in the family.

Jay Jay Okocha Wife

Since their union in 1997, Jay Jay and Nkechi Okocha have been a happy couple. Jay Jay and the Nigerian lady are age mates. Jay and his wife marked their 25th wedding anniversary this year.

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Okocha Family

Daniella Okocha and Ajay Okocha are the names of their two children.

Jay Jay Okocha Age

He was born in Enugu, Nigeria, on August 14, 1973. Okocha is 49 years old right now.

Jay Jay Okocha All Goals

The midfielder made 492 appearances and registered 101 goals and 57 assists. Before retiring, he also received one red card and 26 yellow cards. Okocha made 81 appearances for Nigeria’s national team and scored 17 goals.

What Next For Iwobi and Everton

Everton will travel to Tottenham Hotspur on October 15, 2022 for a Premier League encounter by 5:30pm.

Iwobi will be in action and it is a chance to put aside their poor performance and make sure they get a good win against Tottenham.

Everton played six matches without losing until they met Manchester United. They can continue their impressive form by defeating Tottenham. Everton is currently in the 12th position on the Premier League table.

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