Sunday, November 27, 2022

Maduka Okoye outstanding as Sparta Rotterdam defeat Groningen to boost their chances of survival


Nigerian shot stopper Maduka Okoye took the turf on Saturday night figuring out his mother or father membership Watford have formally been relegated to the English championship for subsequent season.

 

Taking part in for Sparta Rotterdam who have been precariously At risk of relegation from the Dutch Eredivise in opposition to Groningen, Maduka Okoye was outstanding between the posts as they secured a 1-2 win to transfer inside three factors of security.

 

Groningen dominated the opening exchanges however failed to discover a well beyond Maduka Okoye. Sparta Rotterdam drew first blood when Arno Verschueren opened the scoring within the twentieth minute . A lead they maintained into the break .

 

Sparta Rotterdam doubled their lead by Lennart Thy 12 minutes into the second half . Groningen piled strain on Rotterdam in search of an equalizer however Goalkeeper Maduka Okoye made save after save to protect their lead.

Groningen nonetheless pulled one again thanks to Bjorn Meijer’s well-taken strike 13 minutes from time . Rotterdam held on for the win and three factors that sees them transfer inside three factors of security.

 

With the 2-1 away victory on the Hitachi Capital Sparta Rotterdam sit in sixteenth place (Relegation Playoff spot) on the Dutch Eredivise standings three factors adrift of Fortuna Sittard who occupy the  fifteenth spot.

 

Okoye and his teammates will subsequent face fellow felegation threatened PEC Zwolle earlier than ending the season away to Heracles.

 

Maduka Okoye will hope to preserve Sparta’s high flight standing earlier than he returns to Watford on the finish of the season.

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