Super Eagles defender Semi Ajayi enjoyed a memorable start to his West Bromwich Albion career following the Baggies’ 2-1 away win against Nottingham Forest in their Championship clash at the City Ground on Saturday, reports

The home team seized the early initiative and took a well deserved lead in the 8th minute through Matty Cash who fired a shot into the bottom corner.

West Brom scored the leveller seven minutes later with Kyle Edwards dribbling past a number of Forest defenders before smashing the ball past Aro Muric.


Semi Ajaiyi (1st left) and West Brom teammates celebrate a goal against Nottingham Forest

Matty Philips netted the winning goal in the 26th minute poking the ball home from close range.

Ajayi, who recently linked up with West Brom from Rotherham United was in full action in the game.

Nigerian-born winger Sammy Ameobi started the game on the bench for Nottingham Forest.

Ameobi took the place of Joe Lolley in the 72nd minute.

By Adeboye Amosu

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