Austin Okocha , a master dribbler , will be leading an array of stars who will attempt to break a defensive wall marshalled by former FC Barcelona central defender, Carles Puyol , at the “ Unmissable Match ” in Uyo on April 16 .
Puyol is a three – time winner of the UEFA Champions League with Barca in 2006 , 2009 and 2011 .
On the other hand , Okocha featured in three World Cups for Nigeria in 1994 , 1998 and 2002 and is one of the top 125 living footballers in the world named by the legendary Brazilian football icon, Pelé , some years ago. Significantly , only five players from Africa made the list .
That is the setting when Okocha leads the ‘ Shine ShineBobo ’ squad, depicting the Star Lager Beer, to face a Puyol team tagged the Chairman Team .
The ‘ Chairman Team ’ depicts Heineken , the Chairman of International Premium Beers and official partner of UEFA and UEFA Champions League since 1994 .
The match will feature 20 minutes each half , with a mixture of footballers from Akwa United , selected Heineken consumers and ex – Nigeria internationals Mutiu Adepoju, Daniel Amokachi , Austin Eguavoen and Uche Okechukwu playing for either side of the “ Unmissable Match . ”
Puyol will captain the Chairman Team of Heineken while Okocha will lead the ‘ Shine Shine ’ Bobo team of Star.
Already, in a video on social media , Okocha has called on the public to be part of the excitement .