MohBad: Barcelona Striker Asisat Oshoala Pays Tribute to Late Nigerian Singer

MohBad: Barcelona Striker Asisat Oshoala Pays Tribute to Late Nigerian Singer

Raphael Abiola
updated at October 23, 2023 at 9:43 AM
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  • Asisat Oshoala has paid tribute to the late Nigerian musician MohBad
  • The Super Falcons star scored a brace in Barcelona's 6-1 win over Granada
  • The rising Afrobeats singer had numerous hit tracks to his name before his demise

Barcelona star, Asisat Oshoala has paid tribute to Nigerian Afrobeats star, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba - popularly known as MohBad - who died on September 12.

The Peace crooner died at the age of 27 according to reports, with the cause of his death still not yet confirmed.

Several football figures and fans of the game have paid tribute to MohBad since the unfortunate incident happened.

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Asisat Oshoala paid tribute to MohBad in Barcelona's win over Granada. Photo: Joan Valls.
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Super Falcons star Oshoala dedicated her goals in Barcelona's 6-1 win against Granada on Saturday (October 21) to the late Nigerian musician, according to Naija News.

The Super Falcons striker scored a brace in the game, with her first goal coming in the 80th minute while the second one came two minutes later.

The former Arsenal striker celebrated her goals by raising her jersey to unveil a shirt that carried the picture of MohBad on it.

The Nigerian international didn't stop there, she went further to post a picture of her paying tribute to the 'Ask About Me' crooner on her official page on Instagram with a caption.

"Double for Imole ⚽️⚽️... keep resting young king 🙏🏾❤️ #LightBoy," she said.

The former Liverpool star has started the season brightly for the Catalans, with her two goals against Granada taking her to three goals in five games in this campaign.

Barcelona's win over Granada put them three points ahead of fierce rivals Real Madrid on the league table.

MohBad claimed he would bench top footballers

Sports Brief also reported on MohBad making bold claims in 'Ronaldo', with his hit track claiming he would have left football legends sitting on the bench.

Back in 2021, the late Afrobeats star released the hit track, which was produced by Niphkeys and served as a follow-up to his earlier hit, Backside.

In the lyrics of the track, MohBad stated in Pidgin English that he would have started ahead of the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, and Neymar Jr.

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Raphael Abiola is a Nigerian Sports Journalist with over five years of experience. He obtained a B.Tech degree in Computer Science from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, in 2015.