SUPER EAGLES GOALKEEPER, OKOYE JOINS SPARTA ROTTERDAM

Maduka Okoye who came in as a second half substitute for injured Francis Uzoho in the Super Eagles’ friendly match with Brazil last year in Singapore has joined the Dutch Eredivisie side Sparta Rotterdam.

He left the German side, Fortuna Dusserdolf. The Dutch club made the announcement via the club website, stating that Okoye has signed a two-year deal with an option same years of extension.

The team head coach was excited over the capture of 20 year old Nigeria international.

‘With Maduka we bring in a great talent,’ says Henk van Stee, ‘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 said.

The deal is subjected to medical that is expected to take place anytime from now.