Super Eagles goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye joins Sparta Rotterdam

20-year old Super Eagles goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye has joined Dutch Eredivisie club, Sparta Rotterdam, the club announced with a statement via their official website :

“Sparta Rotterdam has strengthened itself, with the exception of the medical examination, with Maduka Okoye. The twenty-year-old goalkeeper comes over from Fortuna Düsseldorf transfer-free and signs for two seasons, with an option for another two years. Okoye, who holds both a German and Nigerian passport, made his debut for the Nigerian national team in November 2019, in a friendly match against Brazil.

‘With Maduka we bring in a great talent,’ says Henk van Stee (Director of Football, Sparta Rotterdam), ‘who has a lot of potential. He was in the interest of several clubs from different countries, but he believes he can take the next step at Sparta. We believe he can be of value to this club and are happy that he signed here. ”

He joins the club on a free transfer following the expiration of his contract at German side, Fortuna Dusseldorf.

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