There was plenty of Nigerian presence on the event regardless of the Super Eagles’ failure to qualify for the World Cup scheduled to begin in November this year.
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick was also in attendance on the draws as a member of the Organizing Committee for FIFA competitions.
Okocha was seen on stage as a part of the legends chosen by FIFA to take part within the draw ceremony.
Yakubu then again was among the many handful of African legends additionally present to witness the event.
The 39-year-old Yakubu took to social media to publish about attending the draw ceremony.
Yakubu posted an image on his official Instagram account with the caption, ‘Yak’
The presence of the Super Eagles players on the draw ceremony serves as a reminder for Nigerian soccer followers that the nation won’t be collaborating when the match kicks off later this year.