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Oliver Kahn remembers Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha 1993 wonder goal

Oliver Kahn remembers Austin 'Jay Jay' Okocha 1993 wonder goal

German goalkeeping legend Oliver Kahn has revealed that he still remembers conceding a wonder goal to Nigeria’s former midfielder maestro, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha.

In a 1993 Bundesliga game between Eintracht Frankfurt and Karlsruher SC, Kahn was in goal when Jay Jay goal scored a now famous goal.

Austin Okocha and Oliver Kahn

Austin Okocha dribbles Kahn to score a Bundesliga goal in 1993

Okocha who was a second-half substitute for Frankfurt dribbled the entire defense of Karlsruhe including the Khan several times before slotting the ball into the net to make it 3-1 for his team.

The then young Jay Jay had assisted his side’s second goal of the game.

Austin Okocha and Oliver Kahn

Oliver Kahn says he still feels fizzy from the goal he conceded from Jay Jay Okocha

23 years later, Khan has admitted that he still feels ‘fizzy’ from the goal which was voted as 1993 Goal of the Year by viewers of Sportschau – an ARD German TV sports programme.

Exactly 23 years, sensational goal from Jay-Jay Okocha. Here today – and still dizzy…” Khan wrote on his official Twitter account.

Jay Jay’s Frankfurt finished fifth in the Bundesliga that season while Khan’s Karlsruher SC were sixth.


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