Nigeria forward Junior Ajayi is in buoyant mood after Al Ahly claimed third position at the FIFA Club World Cup in Qatar, Completesports.com reports.
The African champions beat Palmeiras 3-2 on penalties in the third-place match on Thursday night.
Ajayi, who came in as a second half substitute for Walter Bwalya in the game had a goal ruled out for offside in the 67th minute.
The 25–year-old later scored Pitso Mosimane’s side fifth penalty in the shoot-out.
“Congrats to the team on a deserved victory at the FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP. Up #AlAhly 🙏🏿 ,” he wrote on his Twitter handle.
Ahly made history as the first African and second non-European/South American team to win two medals in the FIFA Club World Cup.Copyright © 2022 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.