Pickford has impressed at Everton after arriving in a £30 million deal from Sunderland in 2017.
The English goalkeeper has been impressive at Everton this season, having arrived at Goodinson Park in 2017 from Sunderland.
The striker dedicated the honour to Bradley Lowery, the terminally-ill six-year-old Sunderland fan who Defoe befriended during his time at the club and who passed away in 2017.
Sunderland face a trip to Walsall, while Portsmouth travel to Rochdale in two all League One ties.
A worker completes final checks on the production line at Nissan car plant in Sunderland, Britain, June 24, 2010.
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Meanwhile, the remaining members of the 'Wannabe' singers will kick off their tour at Manchester's Etihad Stadium on 1 June, before calling at Coventry's Ricoh Stadium two days later, the Stadium of Light in Sunderland on 6 June, BT Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh on 8 June, Bristol's Ashton Gate Stadium on 10 June, and ends on 15 June at London's Wembley Stadium.