New Super Eagles Star Says He is Ready for Challenge

Nigerian International Adeleye Adebayo who is the goalkeeper of Hapoel Jerusalem and was invited to the Super Eagles camp has come out to say he is ready for competition for playing time in the national team’s matches. The number one man said: “I am happy to be part of this great team. It’s a very big one for me. In short, it’s a dream come true. I am going to give it my best shot and see how it goes.”

Super Eagles New Goalkeeper Adeleye Adebayo He is Ready for Challenge

He also said he is not in the team just to make up the numbers, but to see how he can help Nigeria qualify for AFCON 2023. The super Eagles’ new goalkeeper also said: “The match against Sierra Leone is a big one for me being new in the team, but I am under no pressure. If I get the go-ahead to start or am called upon mid into the game, I will not disappoint. I will give my best and see how it goes.”

New Super Eagles Star Says He Is Ready For Challenge
New Super Eagles Star Says He is Ready for Challenge

He was asked if the presence of Maduka Okoye and Francis Uzoho worry him and he said: “I am not worried, I will continue to work hard and see how it goes. I am equal to the challenge.” Adeleye Adebayo is a born Nigerian who has represented Nigeria in the Under 17 level before joining the Israel-based club side Hapoel Jerusalem. Nigeria will begin their Afcon 2023 qualifier on Thursday when they will host Sierra Leone in the Moshood Abiola International Stadium in Abuja.

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