Junior Ajayi in CAF Champions League Best XI


Following his spectacular performance in the last round of games in the CAF Champions League, former Shooting Stars striker Junior Ajayi has been included in the team of the round.

Ajayi who moved from CD Sfaxien to Egyptian giants Al-Ahly at the beginning of last season has impressed since joining the team both in the local league and on the continent.

Borg El- Arab Stadium, awarded him places in the CAF Champions League team of the round.

CAF Champions League Best XI for Matchday 3

In their clash against Wydad Casablanca of Morocco, The Nigerian was involved in Al-Ahly’s first goal after
his shot which was saved by the goalkeeper was fell for Momen Zakaria who scored the rebound, Ajayi then scored the Red Devils’ second goal to secure the three points for the Egyptian Premier League champions.

The Red Devils’s next match will be against Smouha in the Egyptian Premier League on Friday, June 16, while their next Champions League encounter is a return-leg fixture against Wydad on June 21 in Casablanca.

Ajayi was part of the Nigeria Under-23 side, the Dream Team VI coached by Samson Siasia that claimed a Bronze medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil.

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