Super Eagles Star Comes Under Racist Attack Following West Brom's Loss To Liverpool

Super Eagles Star Comes Under Racist Attack Following West Brom's Loss To Liverpool

Akan Anwankwo
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:42 PM

- Semi Ajayi revealed he was racially abused on his social media handle after Liverpool loss

- West Bromwich Albion conceded a 95th winner from Reds shot-stopper Alisson Becker

- Several players plying their trade across all league in England have all experienced vile attacks

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Semi Ajayi is the latest Premier League player to come under racist abuse on social media following West Bromwich Albion's 2-1 loss to Liverpool at the Hawthorns, Complete Sports, Instagram.

The Baggies were officially relegated during their 3-1 loss to Arsenal at the Emirates as they were playing for status against another top Premier League side.

Sam Allardyce's men took the lead through Hal Robson-Kanu as early as the 15th minute before Mohamed Salah equalized in the 33rd.

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The turning point of the game came when the Reds dramatically won the game in the 95th minute with a stunning header from goalkeeper Alisson Becker.

The win gave Liverpool a massive boost in finishing in the top four places in the Champions League with two games left to play to conclude the current season.

However, the defeat did not go down well with some sections of West Brom fans as they made racial comments on Ajayi who made the revelation on his social media handle.

Super Eagles Star Comes Under Racist Attack Following West Brom's Loss To Liverpool
Semi Ajayi was racially abused on social media after West Brom lost to Liverpool by 2-1. Photo by @semiajayi
Source: Instagram
“Yet again, I come on Instagram to more racial abuse after a game.
“Instagram sort it out.”

A number of players in the English league have come under the same treatment from fans and a four-day social media took place in April.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi have continued to celebrate their first FA Cup title with Leicester City after beating Chelsea 1-0 in the final of the competition.

The Foxes’ long wait for an FA Cup trophy came to an end on Saturday, May 15, after a screamer from Youri Tielemans proved unstoppable for Chelsea’s goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga and eventually became the match winner.

After the win, Leicester City stars took to dressing room to celebrate with Iheanacho and Ndidi leading the celebration.

Shortly after that, Iheanacho could be seen with the base of the trophy as he jokingly asked if any of his teammates will be interested in buying it.

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