By Adeboye Amosu:
Rotherham United defender, Semi Ajayi, says he is honoured to make his international debut for Nigeria in Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying clash against Seychelles in Victoria, and is also elated to see the Super Eagles record a win in the game, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Ajayi, who once had stint with English Premier League club, Arsenal came in for the injured Chidozie Awaziem in the 74th minute of the encounter.
He came close to grabbing an assist late in the game with fellow substitute Henry Onyekuru nearly hitting the target from his inch perfect cross.
“Was an honour to make my international debut today. Humbled to finally represent my country at the highest level and even more grateful to mark it with a win and clean sheet. Thank you God 🙏🏾🇳🇬🦅 #SuperEagles,” Ajayi tweeted on his Twitter handle Saturday night..
The 24-year-old will look to make the squad for Nigeria’s next AFCON qualifier against Libya next month. He was capped three times at the U-20 level by Nigeria.