On New Year’s day, Nigeria international, Semi Ajayi gave West Bromwich Albion the lead inside 80 seconds, as Slaven Bilic’s side looked the more penetrative and organised in the first half, before the Super Eagles defender deflected in Patrick Bamford’s header early in a second half that Leeds edged.
Oluwasemilogo Adesewo Ibidapo Ajayi was Born to Nigerian parents and began his football career as a youth product of the Charlton Athletic academy. After progressing through the Charlton Athletic ranks, he was offered his first professional contract in January 2012.
Ajayi received his first call up to the senior team in August 2018 for 2019 African Cup of Nations Qualifiers, he described it as a “dream” call up. He made his debut against Seychelles in the 2019 Nation cup qualifiers, coming on for the injured Chidozie Awaziem in the 73rd minute.