AFCON 2021: 5 Things to Know about Maduka Okoye

AFCON 2021: 5 Things to Know about Maduka Okoye


Nigerian first-choice goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye, has been the middle of attraction within the Tremendous Eagles crew for the reason that begin of the African Cup of Nations in Cameroon.

He has been the focal focus of the feminine and male supporters of the Tremendous Eagles due to his physique and his good skill to maintain clear sheets in video games.

Maduka Okoye

Now we have determined to place collectively 5 issues it’s essential to find out about Maduka Okoye.

(1) He was named Sparta Rotterdam Participant of the Yr:

The Nigerian joined Rotterdam on July 1st, 2020, on a free switch within the Dutch Eredivisie. He was named participant of the yr on the membership after maintaining a clear sheet in the course of the 2020/2021 season.

(2) He made his skilled debut in 2017:

Okoye made his skilled debut as a goalkeeper within the Regionalliga West for Fortuna Dusseldorf II in a sport towards Wuppertaler SV changing Max Schijns, who was injured within the forty third minute of the sport. He had 5 appearances for the membership, conceding only a purpose and maintaining 4 clear sheets.

(3) He made his debut for the Tremendous Eagles in 2019:

Okoye was invited to the nationwide crew on August 14th, 2019 in a pleasant sport towards Ukraine, however he didn’t play within the match. He acquired his first worldwide senior debut for Nigeria in a pleasant sport towards Brazil, which ended 1-1 on October thirteenth, 2019.

(4) He joined Watford in 2021:

The 22-year-old joined the Premier League membership on November eighth, 2021 on a five-and-a-half-year deal. He was purported to the hornets in January 2022 and instantly be loaned again to Sparta Rotterdam till the top of the 2021/22 season.

(5) He’s German-based Nigerian:

The goalkeeper was born in Dusseldorf, Germany, to a German mom and a Nigerian father. He made his intention to play for Nigeria in an interview in 2019.



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