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Super Eagles star helps club gain promotion to premier league

Semi Ajayi will play in the premier league next season after he helped West Bromwich Albion gain promotion on the final day of the Championship season.

The Baggies drew 2-2 against Queens Park Rangers while Brentford surprisingly lost 2-1 at home to Barnsley.

The Baggies were relegated from the premier league during the 2018/19 season following a poor campaign. However, with Slaven Bilic they at the helms Westbrom joined Leeds United as they picked the second automatic slot.

Ryan Manning gave QPR the lead at the Hawthorns but Grady Diangana finished off a pass by Callum Robinson to end the first half 1-1. The Baggies came out flying in the second half and it was no surprise as Diangana turned provider for Robinson who made it 2-1. But Super Eagles prospect, Eberechi Eze scored a stunning equalizer as he finished off a brilliant counter-attack to end the match 2-2.

Leeds United were confirmed Championship winners with 93 points from 46 matches while Westbrom finished second with 83points to pick the second automatic qualification slot.

Source: fcnaija.com