Three players of Nigerian descent, Arnaut Danjuma, Philip Billing, and Dominic Solanke – edge Bournemouth closer to the playoff spot following a 2-0 victory over Blackburn Rovers.
Bournemouth – were relegated to the Championship following a disappointing season in the Premier League last season. They are now seventh on the log, a point behind Reading in the sixth position with sixty-six points.
The first two teams on the log promote – to the Premier League automatically, while the third-sixth placed team will go through the playoff to determine the third team that would promote – to the Premier League.
Born in Lagos, Arnaut Danjuma scored the second of the contest and his eleventh goal in the Championship season. However, Dominic Solanke assisted Philip Billing for the first goal of the game.
The goal was the eleventh of the season for Danjuma in 27 games. He has also created five assists for his teammates.
On the other hand, Dominic Solanke has scored twelve goals and created six assists in thirty-four games. Philip Billing has six goals and provided two assists in twenty-eight league games.