26 Sep

Ajayi: I have made up my mind on Nigeria

first_imgWest Bromwich Albion centre-back, Semi Ajayi, has admitted it was an easy decision for him to play for Nigeria. Eagles ace Semi Ajayi The versatile player made his senior debut for the Super Eagles against Seychelles in September 2018, which he described as a great ‘honour’, having previously featured for the West Africans at U20 level. The former Rotherham United star has played 11 times since his maiden appearance for the three-time African champions. The English-born player spoke of his delight to visit the West African country along with his parents and the Nigerian food he enjoyed were part of the reasons that swayed him to play for the country. “The decision was made a long time ago. I decided to play for the U20s when I was 19 and the goal was always to play for the first team,” Ajayi told the club website.Advertisement Promoted Content8 Things That Will Happen If An Asteroid Hits EarthWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A Drone6 Stunning Bridges You’ll Want To See With Your Own EyesThe Best Cars Of All TimeWhat Is A Black Hole And Is It Dangerous For Us All?Which Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?The Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreThe Funniest Prankster Grandma And Her Grandson6 Incredibly Strange Facts About Hurricanes11 Most Immersive Game To Play On Your Table Top7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The World “As a youngster, we would go there every two years to visit my mum and dad’s families… it was nice to meet my grandparents and all my cousins. “It’s a really nice country; mum’s family is in Lagos. She makes Nigerian food at home but it’s different when you go out there and get the real thing. The ingredients are that bit fresher I think. It’s lovely food; I really enjoy it.” Ajayi was one of the star performers as Gernot Rohr’s men played out a 1-1 draw with five-time world champions Brazil in October. The defender believes the game gave him huge confidence but admitted his disappointment of missing a chance to get Neymar’s shirt. Read Also:Bolaji Sakin, Junior Ajayi move closer to CAF continental titles “That was a great confidence boost for me, to be able to measure myself against players of that quality and come out with with a 1-1 draw,” he continued. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Loading… last_img read more

16 Sep

Alton Robinson named ACC defensive lineman of the week

first_img Published on October 8, 2018 at 2:36 pm Contact Andrew: [email protected] | @A_E_Graham Alton Robinson was named the Atlantic Coast Conference defensive lineman of the week on Monday.The nod comes after two sacks, four more tackles for loss and two forced fumbles against Pittsburgh on Saturday. The junior also recorded a career-high eight tackles.On the season, Robinson, SU teammate Kendall Coleman and Clemson’s Clelin Ferrell are all tied for second in the ACC with six sacks each. Those six sacks are good for sixth in the country.After a bye this weekend, Syracuse (4-2, 1-2 Atlantic Coast) hosts North Carolina at 12:20 p.m. in the Carrier Dome on Oct. 20.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more