West Bromwich Albion centre-back Semi Ajayi has acknowledged his facet have a powerful perception they’ll keep away from Premier League relegation on the finish of the season.
The Tremendous Eagles star has been in tremendous type for the Baggies this season along with his strong defensive performances and has additionally scored three objectives in 25 appearances for the membership.
Regardless of his efforts, nevertheless, West Brom stay nineteenth on the Premier League desk with 18 factors from 29 video games.
Ajayi is optimistic concerning the possibilities of the Baggies sustaining their English top-flight standing on the finish of the 2020-21 marketing campaign.
“It isn’t simple. We’re determined proper now and we want factors as quickly as attainable,” Ajayi informed BBC Sport Africa.
“I would say everybody’s written us off however we undoubtedly have not actually written ourselves off. We’re nonetheless combating, we nonetheless have not given up.
“We nonetheless have perception, we nonetheless have hope and it is nearly taking one recreation at a time. Giving our most and we’ll see the place that takes us. Hopefully, that can preserve us within the Premier League however we undoubtedly have not given up.”
Nigeria will tackle the Republic of Benin within the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying recreation at Stade Charles de Gaulle, Porto Novo on Saturday.
The Tremendous Eagles will then sq. off in opposition to Lesotho of their closing Afcon qualifying match at Teslim Balogun Stadium on Tuesday.
Ajayi, who’s a part of Gernot Rohr’s 24-man crew for the encounter has revealed his facet are well-prepared for the sport.
“We’re very ready, since November we have had these fixtures in thoughts to get the job achieved primarily. I feel all people is itching to get on the market and qualify this nation for the Afcon,” Ajayi added.
Victory over Benin will seal Nigeria’s place on the biennial event in Cameroon and they’ll then tackle Lesotho of their closing qualifying recreation in Lagos on Tuesday.
The Tremendous Eagles completed third on the final version of the continental event in Egypt, behind winners Algeria and Senegal.