By Johnny Edward: Al Ahly’s Junior Ajayi has been handed a debut invitation to the Super Eagles squad for the upcoming friendlies against Poland and Serbia later this month, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Gernot Rohr’s men face Poland on the 23rd of March in Warsaw, Poland before taking on Serbia four days later at the Hive Stadium in England.
Ajayi has been in great for Al Ahly this season, scoring eight goals and assisting nine in 23 games for the Red Devils who are closing in on a 40thEgyptian Premier League title.
“Junior’s invitation to the Super Eagles will be a great addition, he has been doing well with his team and let’s see if he can translate that to the senior national team,” a top Nigeria Football Federation source revealed to CSN.
The former 36 Lion Shooting Stars Sports Club and CS Sfaxien winger was part of Nigeria’s Olympic team that won bronze at the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil.
Ajayi has won the Egyptian Premier League title, Egyptian Cup and Super Sup since joining Al Ahly. He also led the team to a silver medal in the 2016/17 CAF Champions League.