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The Jay-Jay Okocha Foundation is a non-governmental and non-profit making initiative of ex-international player Augustine Azuka Okocha , popularly known as Jay-Jay Okocha.

The primary objective of the foundation is to use football to raise awareness on the strategic importance of Education, Peace and Unity for the economic growth of Nigeria.

The foundation will actively work towards finding talented, young but disadvantaged footballers in different regions across Nigeria with the aim of providing a pedestal for these of children to be nurtured and well educated.

The foundation will actively work towards finding talented, young but disadvantaged footballers in different regions across Nigeria with the aim of providing a pedestal for these of children to be nurtured and well educated.
Talented footballers would be given an opportunity to participate in the annual Okocha Football for UNITY & PEACE competition which would kick off at the regional level and would involve teams compete against each other for the position of the national champions.

The UNITY & PEACE competition would also provide an opportunity for all participants of the competition to earn a spot as beneficiaries of the Jay-Jay Okocha Foundation regardless of their performance upon the completion of the foundation.

The foundation is aimed at creating platform for youngsters who ordinarily were unable to have access to a better education and an opportunity to become football stars to succeed in soccer while also getting an education.

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