After the Super Eagles fought to a 2-3 win over Sierra Leone, goalkeeper Adebayo Adeleye has earned praise from Nigerians for a solid performance in that game.
The goalkeeping department has attracted more criticism than praise in the Super Eagles over the last decade , it is refreshing to see Nigerians eulogize 23-year old Adebayo Adeleye after the game, despite conceding two goals.
In different Social media platforms, Nigerians are head-over-heel in praise for the Hapoel Jerusalem goalkeeper and are already backing him to retain the number one shirt for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations bound Super Eagles.
Against Sierra Leone, Adebayo Adeleye is credited to have made four key saves. His confidence on and off the ball, decisiveness and quick reflexes enough to woo Nigerian football fans.
SPORTSRATION presents some of the comments by Nigerians on Adebayo Adeleye’s performance vs Sierra Leone.
Nsikakpossibility Brownson Udoh “Enyeama perfect replacement. “
@Comrade Abbafather ” He was superb throughout the 90mins and impeccable.”
@Innocent Innocensio ” He reminds me of inter Milan goalie Onana seriously, he was brilliant, 8/10 ”
@Emmanuel John ” He reminds me of Onana ”
@FagbemiroBankole ” he made some fanstatic saves ”
@SundayUdeme ” I love his composure. ”
@Afugwogbi Kelechi ” Ye , he tried very well today i love his composure and confindence more exspecially on the area balls but our deffenders expose him i was telling one of my friends where we went to watch the game infact he did well, i will rate him 7 /10,.
@Richard Olu Raheem ” He’s very good and composed. Better than the previous ones. Our team boys need to improve on cohesion, from attack to the defense.
@Mikailu Yakubu Yankai ” 7 to 8 over 10 I only hope he can be consistent. Pride and over sabi can bring good people down.
Meanwhile. the Super Eagles of Nigeria have since returned to the country from Liberia.
Adebayo Adeleye and the Eagles will now proceed on holidays with transfer talks expected.
The shot-stopper for example will see his reputation soar following his Full International debut and heroics in the 2022/2023 season for Israeli Premier League club Hapoel Jerusalem.