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What You Don’t Know About Dele Ajiboye Home Eagles Goalkeeper.

by Oba Samuel
What You Don’t Know About Dele Ajiboye Home Eagles Goalkeeper.

What You Don’t Know About Dele Ajiboye Home Eagles Goalkeeper.

The heroic performance of home-based Super Eagles against the Sudanese team that gave the Eagles their first ever final ticket at the CHAN competition is not complete without mentioning the name of Dele Ajiboye who put up an outstanding performance after replacing the injured Ikechukwu Ezenwa in a crucial semifinal match yesterday.

Dele Ajiboye performed excellently as he made a lot of saves which would have given the Sudanese an edge of the CHAN Eagles. Thumbs up for Dele Ajiboye, his saves took Nigeria to their first CHAN final.


The Home Eagles will now face hosts Morocco in the final on Sunday in Casablanca.

Incidentally, Morocco also qualified for their first-ever CHAN final after defeating Libya 3-1 in extra-time also on Wednesday.

Here are what you don’t know about Dele Ajiboye:

His Full Name: Oladele Muniru Ajiboye


Date Of Birth:  7th August 1990 in Osogbo, Osun State.


Height: 1.85m(6 ft 1 in)


Current Club: is a Nigerian football goalkeeper. He currently plays for Plateau United F.C

Marriage: He got married to Suliat Afolashade Gbemisola Olorunsogo at  Ibadan on  January 28th 2017


What He Said About His Wife: “She is the mother I never really had because my mother died 16 years ago,”  “She has been everything to me since I met her.”


Ajiboye began his career with Prime F.C., and in September 2008 joined Wikki Tourists F.C. After one year with Wikki Tourists, where he played 14 games, he left on 16 September 2009 to sign with the Spanish club Pontevedra CF. After being released from Pontevedra in November 2011, he signed the next month with Shooting Stars. After 3SC’s relegation in 2013, he signed to play for Nasarawa United. However, transfer issues kept him from playing until two months in the new season.


Ajiboye represented his Nigeria at the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup in the Korea Republic, winning the championship with the Golden Eaglets. On 15 December 2008 he was called for the Nigerian under-20 team for the 2009 African Youth Championship in Rwanda and was a member of the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Egypt.

He was Nigeria’s starting goalkeeper for the 2012 Olympic qualifiers and All Africa Games qualifiers under coach Augustine Eguavoen.


Nick name: ‘Aji-boy’


His Prophecies: In July,Dele Ajiboye vow to be CHAN Eagles no.1 goalkeeper and also the main Super Eagles goalkeeper.


Name of His Agent: Tunde Fabiyi

Why He Left Warri Wolves: According to reports,Ajiboye left Warri wolves over his unpaid salaries of five months totaling N2.5 million .

Performance: He was shortlisted in the best Goalkeeper award in the The 2017 League Bloggers Awards (LBA)

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