Super Eagles striker Peter Olayinka has tied the knot with Nollywood actress Yetunde Barnabas in a lowkey event after two years of dating.
Olayinka, who has played once for the Super Eagles and Barnabas, met and started dating immediately sometime in 2019.
Barnabas played Miss Pepeiye in Papa Ajasco, a Nigerian family television sitcom created by Wale Adenuga in 1996.
“It was love at first sight,” Barnabas once said on Instagram about her relationship with the footballer.
Three months after the couple got engaged in December 2020, they made the first step to tie the knot.
Both celebrities opted for a low-profile but classy ceremony which was attended by a chosen few.
The Nigeria international and Slavia Prague striker, however, announced their union online after dropping a few pictures and video clips from the event on the ever of the Super Eagles vs Benin Republic Africa Cup of Nations fixture in Porto Novo.
Peter Olayinka, who couldn’t keep his happiness contained, also rushed to Instagram to share his feelings, writing: “I may not have the perfect words to communicate to you how I feel about you and how happy I am that you came into my life, but I’m trying my best.” Simply put, I simply wanted to let you know that I adore you with all I have and that this journey with you will go forever. The first step toward a lifelong relationship with your bestie
The Nollywood star also shared the good news to her Instagram page with some nice words. She wrote: “Thank you for showing me that true love does exist and that’s why I’m urs forever…”