Okocha wins Delta State FA Chairmanship

Former Super Eagles of Nigeria captain, Austin Okocha has been elected chairman of the Delta State Football Association.

At the elections conducted in Asaba on Friday, and supervised by Member of the NFF Executive Committee, Babagana Kalli, Okocha polled 26 out of the 27 votes cast.

Okocha is one of only two Nigerian footballers to play at three FIFA World Cup finals.

His club career took him through Germany, France, England and Turkey, and he is presently Head of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Technical Study Group.

Okocha, who had served as vice chairman before the elevation, replaces the present NFF President, Amaju Pinnick.

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