Rohr was dismissed by the Nigeria Football Federation after over five years in charge on Sunday following the Super Eagles poor performance in recent outings.
Okoye made his international debut under Rohr in a friendly against the Selecao of Brazil in November 2019.
The young goalkeeper has now established himself as Nigeria’s number one goalkeeper and has also secure a move to Premier League club Watford.
The Sparta Rotterdam took to the social media to express his gratitude to the former Gabon and Niger Republic for his support.
“You turned my young football career around, helped me and gave this career a big boost!
You let me do what I always dreamed of, Playing for my fatherland Nigeria.
Thank you for almost 3 amazing years, your support and your trust.
I’m wishing you all the best Coach Rohr,”he tweeted.
By Adeboye Amosu
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