Nigerian shot stopper, Maduka Okoye, has signed for Dutch Club, Sparta Rotterdam on a two-year deal from German side, Fortuna Düsseldorf.

Rotterdam made the announcement in a statement via the Club’s official website on Monday.

“Sparta Rotterdam has strengthened itself, with the exception of the medical examination, with Maduka Okoye,” a club statement read.

“The twenty-year-old goalkeeper comes over from Fortuna Düsseldorf transfer-free and signs for two seasons, with an option for another two years.”

Reacting, Okoye, in a post on his Instagram page, said: “Happy to sign for this great and traditional Club! Can’t wait to get started with the new chapter in my career. Proud to be a Spartan!”.

Okoye was born to a Nigerian father and a German mother.

The 20-year-old started his career at the youth team of Bayer Leverkusen before he joined Fortuna Dusseldorf.

He has only one cap for the Super Eagles so far.


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