Ajayi: West Bromwich Albion have ‘belief’ to avoid Premier League relegation

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West Bromwich Albion centre-back Semi Ajayi has acknowledged his facet have a robust perception they’ll keep away from Premier League relegation on the finish of the season.

The Tremendous Eagles star has been in wonderful type for the Baggies this season together with his stable defensive performances and has additionally scored three objectives in 25 appearances for the membership.

Regardless of his efforts, nevertheless, West Brom stay nineteenth on the Premier League desk with 18 factors from 29 video games.

Ajayi is optimistic in regards to the possibilities of the Baggies sustaining their English top-flight standing on the finish of the 2020-21 marketing campaign.

“It isn’t simple. We’re determined proper now and we’d like factors as quickly as attainable,” Ajayi instructed BBC Sport Africa.

“I would say everybody’s written us off however we positively have not actually written ourselves off. We’re nonetheless preventing, we nonetheless have not given up.

“We nonetheless have perception, we nonetheless have hope and it is nearly taking one sport at a time. Giving our most and we’ll see the place that takes us. Hopefully, that may hold us within the Premier League however we positively have not given up.”

Nigeria will tackle the Republic of Benin within the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying sport at Stade Charles de Gaulle, Porto Novo on Saturday.

The Tremendous Eagles will then sq. off in opposition to Lesotho of their closing Afcon qualifying match at Teslim Balogun Stadium on Tuesday.

Ajayi, who’s a part of Gernot Rohr’s 24-man group for the encounter has revealed his facet are well-prepared for the sport.

“We’re very ready, since November we have had these fixtures in thoughts to get the job achieved primarily. I believe all people is itching to get on the market and qualify this nation for the Afcon,” Ajayi added.

Victory over Benin will seal Nigeria’s place on the biennial match in Cameroon and they’ll then tackle Lesotho of their closing qualifying sport in Lagos on Tuesday.

The Tremendous Eagles completed third on the final version of the continental match in Egypt, behind winners Algeria and Senegal.


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