German-born Nigerian professional footballer, Maduka Okoye pulled major attention to himself with his handsome look on his first international debut for the Nigerian super eagles team. 20 years old Maduka Okoye made his international debut for Nigeria during their international match against Brazil. Ever since then, Ladies have been drooling over him because of his handsome look.
Maduka plays plays as a Goalkeeper for Fortuna Düsseldorf II in the Regionalliga West club side. In a recent interview, he explained his reasons for choosing to play for Nigeria instead of Germany where he has naturalized.
In his words;
”I love this country, it is an easy decision for me. I feel like I am one hundred percent ‘Naija’, that’s why I chose Nigeria over anything else,”
”It is a dream come true wearing the green white green. I always wanted to wear it, it is a pleasure and I’m so honored to play for this country, I made my debut against such a big country.
”I am just looking forward to getting better and having more caps for my country.”
”It is different from German football. Of course in Germany we do in pre-season hard work.
”Here with the Super Eagles it’s everyday hard work no matter how the weather is or something else.
”It is really hard with these conditions, like 32 degrees, but I get used to it and it is getting better day by day.”
On the competition with more experienced goalkeepers in the national team, Okoye said:
”We are pushing each other and this will get us better. We are like brothers, it’s a family, as I said we’re pushing each other”.