December, 25 2021.
Fringe Super Eagles goalkeeper, Dele Ajiboye has criticized the option of John Noble ahead of his teammates Adewale Adeyinka of Akwa United in the final Super Eagles 28-Man list released by the Nigeria Football Federation.
According to the U17 World Cup winning goalkeeper,
"Adewale Adeyinka was the best keeper in Nigeria Professional Football League as at last season, he kept the highest number of Clean Sheet and was part of the reasons Akwa United won the league for the first time in the club's career.
"I am a goalkeeper and i know what am saying, the lad is truly the best last season, his reflex, agility, good command of the back line are the major attributes of an intelligent goalkeeper and he possesses all these.
"The list is very very ok but I have my reservation for John Noble's inclusion. I dont have any grudge with John but Adewale Adeyinka should have made the Super Eagles 28-Man final list for AFCON. The former Plateau United goalie concluded .