Monday, September 23, 2013

Arsenal signs Nigerian defender Semi Ajayi

Semi Ajayi
Another Nigerian, Semi Ajayi, has signed for Arsenal’s Academy.

According to an official club statement, “Semi Ajayi has joined the Arsenal Academy after impressing as a trialist with the Club.

“The 19-year-old defender scored on his debut for the under-21s in a 3-0 victory over Blackburn Rovers, before putting in another accomplished display for Steve Gatting’s side in a 1-0 win over West Bromwich Albion at Emirates Stadium earlier in September.

“A Nigerian youth international, London-born Ajayi came through the Charlton Athletic Academy.

“Everyone at Arsenal would like to welcome Semi to the Club.”

The Gunners already have Chuba Akpom and Chuks Aneke on their books.

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