(Photo: Semi Ajayi/Eberechi Eze via Instagram)

Nigeria-Born Semi Ajayi & Eberechi Eze Make EFL Championship 'Team Of The Week'

They both scored for their clubs on Saturday!

A number of Nigeria-born players are soaring in the Premier League, but it doesn't end there. The second-highest overall league in English football, the Championship, is also benefiting from some Nigerian talent, as Semi Ajayi and Eberechi Eze just made the league's 'Team of the Week'.

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Ajayi, who plays for West Brom, was instrumental in the club's 1-1 draw against Fulham on Saturday. With his side on the brink of suffering a one-goal loss, the 25-year-old pushed himself to register a counter goal in the 80th minute of the game — his first-ever goal since joining the club.

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Eze, who has been with Queens Park Rangers since 2016, may not have played for Nigeria before, but he's definitely repping the country. He put up a brilliant display against Luton Town on Saturday, helping his club escape a draw by scoring a goal three minutes into the match.

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By Prince Jacon, published on 17/09/2019

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