- Watford praises William-Troost Ekong for his super eagles performance
- Troost-Ekong provided an assist during his national team assignment
Premier League club Watford have praised William Troost-Ekong for his performance during his national team assignment with the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
Troost-Ekong featured for the Eagles in both legs of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers against the Central African Republic.
After a shocking defeat against the Central African Republic in Lagos on Thursday, Troost-Ekong helped the Eagles avenge the loss with a 2-0 win in the reverse fixture in Douala on Sunday.
The win saw Gernot Rohr side, take their points tally to nine in Group C and will face Liberia on match day five of the qualifiers in November.
Commenting on Troost-Ekong’s performance, the Hornets wrote on Twitter: “Assist for @WTroostEkong 👏
“Our centre-back set up Victor Osimhen’s goal in Nigeria’s 2-0 victory last night! 🐝🇳🇬.”
Reacting to the result of the match, Troost-Ekong commended defensive partner Leon Balogun for his first-ever goal for the Eagles and Ahmed Musa who earned his 101 cap.
Troost-Ekong wrote on his Instagram page: “Revenge is a dish best served…with 3 points.
“Congrats to my brother Leon Balogun on his first goal. And to our legend Ahmed Musa on his 101 caps! We move!”
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