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Okoye Reacts As Watford Suffer Defeat Again In Pre-Season

Okoye Reacts As Watford Suffer Defeat Again In Pre-Season

Super Eagles goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye, has reacted to his new club Watford’s defeat to Bolton Wanderers in a pre-season game on Tuesday.

Watford lost 2-0 to League one club (third-tier division) Bolton Wanderers at the Hornets London Colney training ground.

First half goals from Kieran Lee and Dapo Afolayan condemned Watford to their second defeat after three games (one draw) played so far in pre-season.

Okoye was introduced at halftime with Watford already 2-0 down while his compatriots William Troost-Ekong and Tom Dele-Bashiru started the game.


And reflecting on the defeat, Okoye praised his teammates for a better showing in the second half.

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“Yeah I think it was quite difficult in the beginning,” Okoye said in a video published on Watford’s Twitter handle.

“But, yeah I think we would find our way. You could see in the second half we did it way better.

“But it’s understandable because we just came together.”

The former Sparta Rotterdam described his experience so far with his new side as fantastic.

“Yeah fantastic, having a great time already.

“Funny guys, funny teammates , good vibes.

“And I think that’s important feeling connected to the players,to the staff, setting very very well.

“Yeah it was awesome had a good time there,we worked very hard.

“But with fun, with a smile on our face.

“We made good steps in the right direction in Austria.”

Okoye made 30 appearances for Sparta Rotterdam in the Eredivisie last season, helping them to avoid relegation.

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