The Super Eagles are back in Lagos for a crucial AFCON qualifier and ACLSports caught up with Nigerian international, Semi Ajayi who spoke on a host of things including his preferred playing position.
The West Bromwich Albion defender who plays prominently as a centre back for his club in the English Premier League but is usually utilized as a defensive midfielder when playing for the Super Eagles, was asked about his preferred playing position.
“My preferred position is definitely central defense,” Ajayi said. “However, I’m happy to play wherever the team needs me to help do a job,” he added.
“I’ve played in midfield for my club as well, so if I’m called upon to help the team there, I’m more than happy to do so.”
The Nigerian international also spoke about life in the UK and the Premier League having played all his football England.
“I’ve played all of my football in England and I’m lucky to have played in all the professional leagues from league two all the way through to the premier league. I’m enjoying it, improving, learning every day and just want to keep improving and working hard on my game.”