Adebayo Adeleye : Nigerians React Over Exclusion Of Goalie From CAF Nomination List

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Super Eagles goalkeeper Adebayo Adeleye on Thursday was not listed by the Confederation of African Football CAF, for the 2023 Best Goalkeeper Award reports.

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Adebayo Adeleye currently plays for Hapoel Jerusalem, in the temporarily suspended Israeli Premier League.

The 23-year-old, was in top form last season for Hapoel, as he helped the team finish well in the Israeli Premier League table last season; qualifying for a continental showpiece this season.

Adebayo Adeleye excluded from CAF list for 2022 Best Goalkeeper

Adebayo Adeleye not listed by CAF for 2023 Best Goalkeeper Award.

According, to a list published by CAF on its official X handle, Adebayo Adeleye, wasn’t listed for the covetous prize. Cameroon’s Andre Onana and Yassine Bouno leads the list of the ten nominated goalkeepers. Onana, helped Inter Milan finish as runners-up in the 2022/2023 season of the UEFA Champions League competition.

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Full list of goalkeepers nominated for CAF Best Goalkeeper 2023

  1. Mohammed El Shenawy(Egypt)
  2. Yassine Bouno(Morocco)
  3. Andre Onana (Cameroon)
  4. Ronwen Williams(South Africa)
  5. Edouard Mendy(Senegal)
  6. Oussama Benbot(Algeria)
  7. Youssef El Moite(Morocco)
  8. Djugui Diarra(Mali)
  9. Pape Mamadou(Senegal)
  10. Landing Badji(Senegal)
Adebayo Adeleye, Francis Uzoho, not in CAF list for 2023 Awards
CAF list for 2023 Best Goalkeeper Award

Reacting to the exclusion of the one-capped Super Eagles player, Nigerians urged the goalie and other colleagues in the Super Eagles to sit up so as to make the 2924 list.

“To spit the truth None of Super Eagles goalkeepers deserve to be mentioned on the at all. The childish and under performance of Our first choice goalkeeper speak volume,” Facebook user  CulRock Peter Onuoha reacted to a Post on Facebook app.

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“Better luck next time Nigeria…..we need to scout for better goalkeeper. Adebayo Adeleye should be given more chance to Mann our post.,” Abduljaleleel Olayinka retorted.

Adebayo Adeleye is expected to join the Super Eagles squad for this month’s 2026 FIFA world cup qualifier matches against Lesotho and Zimbabwe.

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