Adebayo Adeleye : Interesting Maybe Onana Is My Twin Brother

Adebayo Adeleye admits resemblance with Cameroonian shot-stopper Onana

Super Eagles goalkeeper Adebayo Adeleye, opens up on the striking resemblance he shares with Manchester United’s shot-stopper Andre Onana, reports.

It is speculated that Adebayo who plays his club football in Israel for Hapoel Jerusalem is a lookalike of Onana.  And apart from the structural similarities the two goalies possess, they also like to play with their teammates.

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While Adebayo Adeleye helped Hapoel Jerusalem qualify for a European competition at the end of last season. Andre Onana helped Inter Milan reach a UEFA Champions League final for the first time in over a decade. Sadly, they lost to current champions, Manchester City.

Also, while Adebayo is enjoying another Super Eagles invitation, Onana is coming out of retirement to rejoin the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon.

Recall, Andre Onana has retired from the Cameroon’s national team last year. The goalkeeper was speculated to have fallen out with his national team coach Rigobert Song. Hence his premature international retirment; but he has been persuaded to come out of retirement and join his teammates.

So, addressing the lookalike speculations, Adebayo hinted jokingly that Onana may be his twin.

Adebayo Adeleye admits resemblance with Cameroonian shot-stopper Onana
Adebayo Adeleye

Adebayo Adeleye admits striking resemblance with Cameroon’s Andre Onana

“I don’t know, that’s what people say that we look alike but I think so.  My twin brother,” he said to Football Fans Tribe and was quoted by Allnigeria soccer.

Speaking further, he admitted the dynamic nature of present day football. And also suggested that it is to the interest of the team to play to the coach’s guidelines.

“The world and the game changes everyday. So we just need to adapt to  this system and play what the coach wants and play to instructions.”

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In addition, Adebayo admitted that to “play the kind of style is good and it helps me a lot, and I feel good each time so it’s good that I am great.”

The young goalkeeper is expected to be in goal for the Super Eagles when they welcome Sao Tome and Principe this weekend.

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