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Super Eagles goalkeeper Maduka Okoye, explains why he chose Nigeria over Germany


Super Eagles goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye, has just revealed the reason why he decided to commit his international future to Nigeria instead of Germany his country of birth.

Maduka Okoye who is qualified to play for Germany as well as for Nigeria and had not been to Nigeria, where his father comes from, for 14 years before his invitation to the Super Eagles for last November's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches which was against Benin and Lesotho.

Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr afforded him the opportunity to make his international unveiling when he had played for 27 minutes in the Nigeria’s 1-1 draw with Brazil in Singapore on October 13th 2019, a memory to which he had tattooed on his hand because of his love for his country Nigeria.

The Super Eagles Goal keeper who is 2o years old revealing why he choose Nigeria said that it was simply because of the Love he has for Nigeria and the way he grew up, that it was all an easy decision for him.

He added that it has always been his dream to play for his Homeland and the chance finally came to him and he wasted no time in accepting it. He added that he didn’t want to waste any second in accepting the request.

He also said that he wants to follow the footsteps of the former Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama who he admires so much, while also admiring the German-Born player Leon Balogun for accepting him under his care when he earned and accepted his maiden call up for a friendly match against Ukraine last September. 

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