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Semi Ajayi named in EFL Team of the Week

Nigeria international Semi Ajayi has been named in the EFL Team of the Week for the fixtures playes between March 1 and 4 in the English Championship. 
 
 in the Championship, League One and League Two, and the former Arsenal U23 skipper made the cut as a central defender. 
 
Ajayi has been playing in midfield for Rotherham United for the past seven games following the return of Michael Ihiekwe from his loan spell at Accrington Stanley in January.
 
In a 4-3-3 formation, the 25-year-old was partnered in central defense by Swindon Town's Luke Woolfenden.
 
Explaining its choice of Ajayi, the EFL wrote : ''The big centre-back netted two goals as Rotherham picked up three massive points in their hunt for survival. Ajayi set the tone for a 3-2 victory over Blackburn by scoring after just two minutes.''
 
Of the 23 players named in the latest Nigeria roster, Ajayi has logged the most minutes, 3,399 in 38 matches across all competitions, scoring five goals. 

Read more: Nigeria’s Danish-based striker Onuachu reacts to first Super Eagles call-up
 
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