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Okoye Compares Himself To Dida

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Tremendous Eagles and Watford goalkeeper Maduka Okoye has in contrast himself to former Brazilian goalkeeping legend Nelson de Jesus Silva( Dida).

The 22 yr previous shot stopper simply linked up with Watford this summer season after his mortgage to his former membership Eredivisie aspect Sparta Rotterdam in January.

Okoye and the Hornets should try to return to the Premier League after the membership was relegated final season.

Okoye claimed Dida was his goalkeeping hero.

“Simple Dida! I don’t even want to consider that reply,” Okoye advised Watfordobserver.co.uk.

“Once I was younger I at all times wished to be him. I liked AC Milan again then and he was a legend,an actual beast in purpose.

“Individuals did name me ‘the younger model of Dida,’ which I appreciated.

“I feel expertise is crucial factor not your age.

“You could be a younger keeper like Gianluigi Donnaruma of Italy :he’s 23 however has the expertise of a keeper who’s 35 years previous.

“I’m not skilled like Donnaruma but,I wouldn’t attempt to say that ! However for me typically it’s not about how previous you might be,it’s in regards to the expertise you may have of the sport .

“What you make of the time you may have on the pitch is essential .

“When you continue to learn and attempt to take good recommendation from each coach you may have,you might be skilled at a younger age.”

Okoye made 30 appearances within the Eredivisie final season.

Since making his debut in 2019 he has performed 16 matches for the Tremendous Eagles of Nigeria.

By Toju Sote

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