Senegal legend El Hadji Diouf has named former Super Eagles captain Austin Okocha in his Dream X1, reports Completesports.com.
Diouf and Okocha spent two years together at Bolton Wanderers with the African duo making big impact at the club.
Diouf picked Okocha as the main playmaker in his preferred 4-2-3-1 formation.
“Behind the striker, I would put the maestro, the best player in the world, the
best player of all time if he was not African. Everyone’s idol. The African
Pelé,” Diouf told France Football .
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Okocha scored 14 goals in 73 appearances for Nigeria.
The 46-year-old was part of Nigeria’s squad that won the Afica Cup of Nations title in Tunisia 1994.
Diouf’s Dream X1
Tony Sylva; Omar Daf, Abdoulaye Faye,
Pape Malick Diop, Ricardo Gardiner; Papa Bouba Diop, Camel Meriem, Henri
Camara, Khalilou Fadiga, Jay-Jay Okocha; Nicolas Anelka