Kolkata, Aug 26 (Calcutta Tube / IBNS) Mohun Bagan’s new star Odafa Okolie unveiled the new fans’ jersey on Thursday. He showcased the new jersey at a press meet at Calcutta Sports Journalist’s Club.
The jersey is of milky white colour with Odafa’s face printed on it and is tagged ‘MOM’(Mariners on The Move).
The jersey was also captioned as ‘take the bite of King Cobra’.
Odafa said about his face printed on the Jersey, “I was not expecting this.”
Chima Okorie, who was accompanying Odafa, said that fan’s jersey as well as Facebook is good for players as fans show them support and loyalty through them.
Odafa, who is going to play for Mohun Bagan for the first time, said, “God loved me, so this happened.”
“I will have to work hard and play with the team” he said.
When asked how he looks forward to the upcoming season, he said, “We have good players and good coach. God would be with Mohun Bagan.”
“I definitely want to win the title for Mohun Bagan”, he said.
He also talked about Messi, who would be playing here, and said that he is a big fan of him.
He said, “ Messi is number 1 player and I will wear his fan jersey to support him.”
It was learned that two more designs of Mohun Bagan fans’ jersey will come up soon.
(Reporting by J P Mandal)