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5 Jul 2019
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.
6 Jun 2019
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…
2 Apr 2019
Super Eagles’ defender, William Troost-Ekong believes the young players in the Nigerian team can win the 2019 African Nations Cup in Egypt this year...
27 Mar 2019
ebutant, Paul Onuachu scored the second fastest goal in the history of international football when he blasted the ball past Egypt’s goalkeeper, Mahmoud Gennesh, less than seven seconds after the kick off of the international friendly...
17 Aug 2018
Nigeria international defender William Troost-Ekong has joined Italian club Udinese from Bursaspor for a reported €3.3 million. Troost-Ekong had given a lengthy tribute to Bursaspor fans on Thursday after the deal for the centre-back was agreed. The transfer to the Friuli was only confirmed and announced on Friday afternoon. "Ekong is a player with an important…
25 Jun 2018
Super Eagles’ duo of William Troost-Ekong and Bryan Idowu are on the list of 19 players who on Tuesday risk missing their respective teams’ next games if they progress. The duo belong to the group of five players who will more than the rest playing 17 be very wary of their being booked during the…
14 Jun 2018
As Nigeria joins the five African nations to grace the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, they have sure earned their place as the most fashion-conscious nation with their edge of style. Just like their impeccable style, the selected Nigerian players are arguably the finest melanin and mixed-race players yet. Here are our top five…
28 May 2018
Bursaspor defender William Troost-Ekong has said the response of the Super Eagles to racism in the World Cup may be dependent on how any individual member of the team reacts. The 24-year-old noted that the team has not had a meeting to discuss the eventuality of a racism incident but he was certain that the…
8 Apr 2018
In trying to regain a foothold as a powerhouse in continental football, outstanding younger football players have risen among the ranks to take the place of past legends and household ambassador names. One of these is William Troost-Ekong, a pivotal presence in the Super Eagles, playing as a defender and plying his trade in one…
27 Mar 2018
Nigeria defender, William Troost-Ekong, currently with Bursaspor in Turkey, has become the 43rd member of Common Goal - the movement powered by players and managers donating one percent of their salary to high impact football for good organisations around the world. 40 players and managers have allocated over €400,000 to football for good organisations in…
26 Mar 2018
  Asides tough-tackling and hoofing clearances, Nigerian defender William Troost-Ekong showed his soft side by committing one percent of his salary to charity. Troost-Ekong, currently with Bursaspor in Turkey, joins the likes of Juan Mata and Giorgio Chiellini as a part of Common Goal. Common goal is a movement powered by players and managers donating…
15 Mar 2018
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has listed seven important and experienced players he plans to name on the 23-man roster for the World Cup, reports Of the seven players, the German tactician mentioned, five, including Obi Mikel, Victor Moses, Alex Iwobi, William Troost-Ekong and Ahmed Musa, are currently playing for or have represented English…


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