Barca’s Oshoala praises ‘tireless’ Olayinka

Barca’s Oshoala praises ‘tireless’ Olayinka

Super Falcons and Barcelona femini striker Asisat Oshoola has praised the spirited performance of Peter Olayinka after his Czech side, Slavia Prague left Camp Nou with a point following a goalless draw against the Spanish champions in the Champions League on Tuesday.


The Super Eagles forward, who played the entire duration of the game, was a handful for the Blaugrana defenders as his physical presence made life difficult for the likes Gerrard Pique, Clement Lenglet, Nelson Semedo, and Jordi Alba on the night.


The 23-year old covered a distance of 11.31 kilometers and that was only bettered by two Barcelona players,  Frenkie de Jong (12.11km) and Vidal (11.57km).


However, a member of the Barcelona feminine squad Oshoola took to her official Twitter handle to commend the energetic display of the former KAA Gent of Belgium player.


“@AsisatOshoala: Peter no Dey tire #BARSLP”, her tweet reads.


Recall that Olayinka is one of the three players put on standby by Super Eagles chief coach Gernot Rohr in the 23-man squad for Nigeria’s 2021 AFCON qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho.

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