Nigerian Former Super Eagles Legend Austin Jay-Jay Okocha offers Eagles tips to stop Salah

 ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha has given the Super Eagles tips on how to stop Egypt star Mohamed Salah when both teams clash in an opening AFCON group game.

The Liverpool star is the leading scorer in the Premier League with 16 goals so far and he is widely regarded as the biggest goal threat to the Eagles Tuesday.

But Okocha, who won the 1994 AFCON and he is in Cameroon as one of the Super Eagles ambassadors, said Nigeria can still stop Salah.

“African football is quite difficult and unpredictable, so Salah can easily be stopped here, unlike the kind of football in Europe,” Okocha explained.

“He can be double marked, depending on the style the coach adopted.”

Three-time champions Nigeria will be missing key players like Victor Osimhen, Odion Ighalo and Leon Balogun at this delayed AFCON.

However, Okocha said the team’s chances of a fourth AFCON crown should not be written off.

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