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Meet Maduka Okoye, Nigeria’s Possible 2020 Olympic Goalkeeper

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Edwin Eriye

Maduka Emilio Okoye on his Twitter handle has expressed how elated he is to get his first call from the Super Eagles to play for the International Friendly against Ukraine National team on Tuesday, 10th September.

Maduka Emilio Okoye

The 20-year-old Goalkeeper was born in Düsseldorf, Germany to a Nigerian Father and a German Mother. He started his career in 2012 with Bayer Leverkusen, turning up for their Youth team. In 2017, he left Bayer Leverkusen for Fortuna Düsseldorf, where he played for their Youth team and the senior team, Fortuna Düsseldorf II. In 2018, he was fully promoted to Fortuna Düsseldorf II, a football team that plays in the Regionalliga Wes

Other persons on the call up by the Super Eagles include: Goal keepers: Ikechukwu Ezenwa; Francis Uzoho; Defenders: Kenneth Omeruo; Leon Balogun; William Ekong; Tyronne Ebuehi; Ola Aina; Chiddzie Awaziem; Semi Ajayi; Jamilu Collins; Midfielders: Wilfred Ndidi; Oghenekard Etebo; Alex Iwobi; Kelechi Iheanacho; Joe Aribo; Forwards: Ahmed Musa; Samuel Kalu; Moses Simon; Henry Onyekuru; Paul Onuachu; Samuel Chukwueze; Victor Osimhen.

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