36 Lion Football Club have patted forward Peter Olayinka on the back for making Nigeria’s final 28-man squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
Slavia Praha’s Olayinka will be hoping to start at the tournament in Cameroon after being named as one of the forwards in the star studded team.
Olayinka has already scored four goals and provided two assists in all competitions for Slavia Praha this season. This has now earned him a place in Austin Eguavoen’s squad.
The 36 Lion product is now set to participate in his first major senior international tournament for Nigeria.
“We congratulate Peter Olayinka for making the Super Eagles final AFCON 2021. The 36 Lion family is proud of you,” the club’s Chairman Gafar Liameed told the Media on Friday.
“He (Peter) is one of our products making waves abroad and we hope he shines in flying colours. Go and make us proud Son.”
The 33rd Africa Cup of Nations will take place in Cameroon from 9th January – 6th February 2022.