VIDEO: Watch All Highlights From Team Nigeria’s Games At The #StarSixes Football Tournament

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Nigeria football greats represented the country in the Star Sixes, the first-ever competitive world football tournament for iconic ex-in…



Nigeria football greats represented the country in the Star
Sixes, the first-ever competitive world football tournament for iconic
ex-international players.


For the tournament taking place at The O2 Arena in London,
Nigeria had a squad of former Super Eagles players.


Jay-Jay Okocha (captain), Celestine Babayaro, Daniel
Amokachi, Julius Aghahowa, Garba Lawal, Joseph Yobo, Uche Okechukwu, Peter
Rufai, Yakubu Aiyegbeni and Emmanuel Okocha.



The tournament ended on Sunday with France emerging as Champions after defeating Denmark by 2-1.

Yakubu sandwiched between Brazilian duo Julio Baptista and Gilberto Silva
Nigeria kicked off their Star Sixes campaign on Thursday, July
13 with a 3-2 victory over China. A first half brace from Aiyegbeni and a goal
from Daniel Amokachi gave Nigeria a winning start.
Countries and
their squads for the Star Sixes
Brazil: Roberto Carlos, Juliano Belletti, Gilberto Silva, Rivaldo,
Dida, Elano, Juninho, Djalminha, Júlio Baptista, Amaral


England: Steven Gerrard, David James, Michael Owen, Emile Heskey,
Phil Neville, Paul Merson, Danny Murphy, Lee Hendrie, Wes Brown, Luke Young


France: Robert Pirès, Olivier Dacourt, William Gallas, Éric Abidal,
Ludovic Giuly, Marcel Desailly, Sébastien Frey, Youri Djorkaeff, Bruno Cheyrou,
Vincent Candela


Germany: Michael Ballack, Marco Reich, Simon Rolfes, Dietmar Hamann,
Kevin Kuranyi, Jörg Albertz, Jens Nowotny, Dariusz Wosz, Maurizio Gaudino,
Maurizio Gaudino, Timo Hildebrand


Italy: Alessandro Del Piero, Angelo Di Livio, Fabrizio Ravanelli,
Luciano Zauri, Marco Amelia, Marco Delvecchio, Massimo Oddo, Paolo Di Canio,
Simone Barone, Stefano Fiore


Mexico: Jared Borgetti, Luis Hernández, Joaquín Reyes, Mario Méndez,
Alberto García Aspe, Héctor Altamirano, Alberto Rodríguez, Braulio Luna, Miguel
Zepeda, Erubey Cabuto


Nigeria: Jay-Jay Okocha, Celestine Babayaro, Daniel Amokachi, Julius
Aghahowa, Garba Lawal, Joseph Yobo, Uche Okechukwu, Peter Rufai, Yakubu
Aiyegbeni, Emmanuel Okocha


Portugal: Deco, Vítor Baía, Maniche, Fernando Couto, José Bosingwa,
Nuno Gomes, Raúl Meireles, Hélder Postiga, Paulo Ferreira, Luís Boa Morte


Scotland: Don Hutchison, Dominic Matteo, Simon Donnelly, Christian
Dailly, Paul Dickov, Rab Douglas, Barry Ferguson, Mark Burchill, Jackie
McNamara, Richard Hughes, Richard Hughes


 Carles Puyol, Gaizka Mendieta, Míchel Salgado, Pedro
Contreras, David Albelda, Alfonso Pérez, Luis García, Fernando Morientes,
Carlos Marchena, Joan Capdevila

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