- Maduka Okoye seems delighted to return to Nigeria for the game against Sierra Leone
- The 21-year-old was pictured ready to devour jollof-rice
- Okoye is invited for the goalkeeping position alongside Daniel Akpeyi and Sebastian Osigwe
Nigerian national team players are beginning to arrive at the Benin camp ahead of their all-important AFCON 2021 qualifier against fellow West Africans, Sierra Leone.
Goalkeeper Maduka Okoye was pictured devouring very delicious looking jollof-rice in his hotel room as he captured the post ‘this food ooo’, expressing delight having the meal.
Jollof-rice is a famous delicacy in Nigeria. A party without the menu is incomplete - and despite the diverse food culture, the meal is served among all tribes.
Eagle-eyed followers also spotted the player’s iPhone 12 mobile which goes for about N710,000 locally in the country.
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Born in Germany, 21-year-old Maduka Emilio Okoye currently plays for Dutch club Sparta Rotterdam as a goalkeeper.
He finally made his international debut for Nigeria on October 13, 2019, as a substitute in a friendly match against Brazil, ending 1–1.
With three international caps to his name, Okoye will need to contend for the number one shirt with Daniel Akpeyi and Sebastian Osigwe who have also been invited for the showdown against the Leone Stars.
Meanwhile, Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has also arrived the ancient city of Benin for the cracker.
The former Leicester City forward was recently released at Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr where he won the League title before he departed.
Kelechi Iheanacho, Paul Onuachu, Etebo Oghenekaro are other early birds that have landed in the country as Nigeria continue their quest for qualification.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Super Eagles stars were on fire for their respective European clubs over the weekend ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone.
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Africa's most expensive player Victor Osimhen scored the only and deciding goal that helped Napoli beat Bologna away from home.
William Troost-Ekong also scored his first goal for Watford as they beat Coventry City 3-2 at the Vicarage Road.
Joe Aribo was a part of Rangers' team that recorded an 8-0 win over Hamilton over the weekend after finding the back of the net twice in the game.
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