2026 WCQ: It’s A Great Honour To Play For Super Eagles –Okoye

Super Eagles goalkeeper Maduka Okoye has expressed his delight to be back in the senior national team ahead of the 2026 World Cup qualifiers against South Africa and Benin, respectively.

Okoye, who has been outstanding for Udinese in the just-concluded Serie A season, was named among 22 other players for the big games by Super Eagles head coach, Finidi George.

Recall that since he received an invitation to play in international friendlies against Saudi Arabia and Mozambique in October of last year, Okoye has not been called up for national team duty.

However, speaking with the club’s official website after Udinese’s win over Frosinone on Sunday, the Nigerian international stated that it’s always an honours to play for the Super Eagles.


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