Maduka Okoye: Super Eagles Goalkeeper Joins Udinese On A 4-Year Deal


Super Eagles goalkeeper Maduka Okoye has completed a permanent transfer to Italian Serie A club Udinese, reports.

Watford FC confirms the permanent departure of goalkeeper Maduka Okoye to Italian Serie A side Udinese.

The 23-year-old initially signed for the Hornets in January 2022 before joining up with the squad ahead of the 2022/23 season.

The Nigeria international only featured twice for Watford last season, starting a match apiece in the Carabao Cup and Emirates FA Cup. He has now left the club in search of playing time where having signed a 4-year contract with Udinese.

Having spent time in the youth ranks at Borussia Mönchengladbach, Bayer Leverkusen and Fortuna Düsseldorf, Germany-born Okoye moved to Sparta Rotterdam in the summer of 2020.

He spent two seasons with the Dutch Eredivisie outfit, returning on loan for the second half of the 2021/22 campaign after agreeing permanent terms with Watford.


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