What Nigerian leaders can learn from the US presidential debate and William Troost-Ekong
Donald Trump and Joe Biden’s first debate in the US presidential election set a bad example for my children – let alone Nigerian democracy. If nothing else, the debate – described as “a national humiliation” and “an hour and a half of insults” – proved that we in Naija do not have the monopoly on…
Okaka, Behrami key to my Watford switch, says Troost-Ekong
New Watford signing, William Troost-Ekong, says he spoke to three former Hornets players at Udinese ahead of his switch to Hertfordshire. The Super Eagles defender became Vladimir Ivic’s latest recruit on Tuesday evening, signing a five-year contract at Vicarage Road. The 27-year-old center-back says he spoke with three players very familiar with Watford fans -…
Eagles have foundation to build world champions, says Ekong
William Troost-Ekong was one of the outstanding players in Nigeria’s campaign at the just-concluded African Cup of Nations In Egypt.
Troost-Ekong revels in 'dream' winner for Nigeria
William Troost-Ekong said his late goal that earned Nigeria a 2-1 victory over South Africa and a spot in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals was a "dream moment".
AFCON 2019: Rapper AKA Reacts To South Africa's Loss To Nigeria
As Nigerians worldwide jubilate the win of Nigeria over South Africa in a 2-1 defeat in the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON), the losing country is not as joyful. One of the people who has reacted to the match is South African rapper, AKA who took to his Twitter page and shared in a…
Super Eagles squeeze past South Africa into semifinals
Fortuitous or call it whatever you want, the result was a winning goal scored by defender, William Troost-Ekong in the 90th minute of a thrilling game at the Cairo...
Nigeria edge South Africa to reach Cup of Nations semis
William Troost-Ekong's late winner sent Nigeria through to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday after a tense 2-1 victory over South Africa in Cairo.
William Troost-Ekong: Driving Towards a Common Goal
There was something immediately striking besides William Troost-Ekong’s immaculately chiselled chin and impressive build. As he stepped into the room, hours before a Super Eagles match, there was a measure of refined oomph that followed him. For footballers, there is always pressure, especially with a game closing-in. Pressure to keep a clean sheet, pressure to…
Nigeria fired up by Madagascar hurt, says Troost-Ekong
Nigeria defender William Troost-Ekong said the shock 2-0 group stage defeat by Madagascar was providing extra motivation for the team ahead of Saturday's clash with defending Africa Cup of Nations champions Cameroon.
Full house as Troost-Ekong, Ighalo finally arrive Super Eagles’ camp
It was a full house on Thursday as the duo of William Troost-Ekong and Odion Ighalo arrived the Super Eagles Golden Tulip Hotel camp in Asaba. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that with their arrival, Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr now has the full compliment of the 25 invited players in camp ahead of…