Super Eagles star scores own goal in 7-0 FA Cup loss

Naija Players Abroad By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 07/01/2019

Super Eagles defender Semi Ajayi scores an own goal as his club Rotherham United suffered 7-0 heaviest loss in the FA Cup to Manchester City on Sunday.

The 25-year-old turned in a Kyle Walker's cross to the roof of his own net on the stroke of half-time to make 3-0 at Etihad Stadium but Raheem Sterling brace, Phil Foden, Gabriel Jesus, Riyad Mahrez, Nicolas Otamendi, Leroy Sane all on target.

Rotherham United previous heaviest defeat in the cup competition was 30 years ago when they lost 6-0.

Ajayi has played his 29th game of the season in all competitions as The Millers are battling relegation but Nigeria international expected to return to action when Rotterham take on Ipswich Town in their next Championship game scheduled for Saturday, January 12.