Former Super Eagles and Paris Saint-Germain legend, Austin Jay JayOkocha is full of praise for his former employers PSG saying the Parisans are gettings right administratively and it has seen them edge closer to winning the UEFA Champions League.
Okocha played for the Paris based outfit for four years starting from 1998 and 2002, he became a fan favorite as he always bring on dazzling performances in a PSG shirt.
The 1996 Olympic gold medalist however didn’t get to play under the adminstration that had a lot of money to spend but still won an intercontinental trophy (UEFA Intertoto Cup) alongside Nicolas Anelka and Mauricio Pochettino in 2001.
Since the take over by Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani ruler of Qatar in 2011, PSG have witnessed massive growth and have joined the list of Elite clubs in the world, bringing in some of the best footballers of the world and have bossed Ligue1 for a decade.
Mauricio Pochettino has matched Tuchel’s record by guiding the Les Rouge et Bleu (The Red and Blues) to the semifinals of the UEFA Champions League, but face an uphill task as they look forward to defeating Manchester City so as to make it to back to back finals.
Okocha loves the great work that is been done by the board and wishes he was still part of this current set up.
“I think PSG are working very well. They are almost where they want to be as they are getting closer to their goal of winning the Champions League,” the retired playmaker told Canal+ as per ItaSportPress.
“They have laid a good foundation because all the great players want to play for PSG. I think they have to maintain these results and stay at the top.
“I, too, would have liked to play in this team. The current team is certainly stronger than it was when I was playing.”
PSG signed Okocha after the 1998 FIFA World Cup for a fee that made him the most expensive African at the time.