Ajayi Scores Goal No.10, Onuachu Fires Midtjylland Into Europa

Ajayi Scores Goal No.10, Onuachu Fires Midtjylland Into Europa

By James Agberebi:

Nigeria U-23s forward Junior Ajayi was on target for CS Sfaxien in their 3-2 away win against Club Africain on Sunday.

Ajayi scored in the 31st minute to make it 2-0 for Sfaxien.

It was his 10th goal in 22 league appearances this season.

Other scorers for Sfaxien were Mahmoud Ben Salah and Ezechiel Ndouasel.

Ibrahim Chenihi and Bassem Srarfi, scored for Club Africain.

The win lifted Sfaxien to second in the league table on 69 points, two points adrift of leaders Etoile du Sahel.

And in the Danish league that was concluded on Sunday, Paul Onuachu was among the scorers as Midtjylland beat Nordsjaelland 4-1.

Onuachu opened the scoring in the 16th minute of the encounter, while Martin Pusic (brace) and Pione Sisto also scored for Midtjylland.

Onuachu ended the season on six goals in 25 league appearances.

His other Nigerian team-mate Rilwan Hassan made 11 appearances, scoring five times.

Midtjylland finished third in the final league table on 59 points and qualified for next season’s UEFA Europa League alongside second placed Sonderjyske.

Copenhagen were crowned champions after ending the season on 71 points and earned a place in the qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League.


  • You wrote the last time Ajayi scoared in their 1-0 win that it was his 10th how can this one is now also 10th.