Lagos - Belgium league champions KAA Gent will in January have
another Nigerian on their roster after a 1.1 million euros capture of
Skenderbeu Korce midfielder Peter Olayinka.
20 year old Olayinka who moved to Albania at the age of 16 in 2012 has so far
made 15 appearances for the Albanian champions Skenderbeu with 8 goals to his
In the Europa League he has made 5 appearances although he is yet to score he
is one of the team best player so far in the tournament a form many believed
made Gent snap him up.
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The Belgium side already have Nigeria International Moses Simon in their team
and Olayinka will sign a 3 year deal in January bringing to four the number of
Nigerians on the club's payroll.
Aside Simon the other two Sadiq Yusuf and William Troost Ekong are out on loan
to Norwegian side FK Haugeseund but Olayinka won't be going on loan upon his
signing rather will battle for a spot in the team.
If reports of the fee of 1.1 million Euros are true the Nigerian will be the
most expensive export in the history of Albania football.