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TROOST-EKONG OPENS BURSASPOR GOAL ACCOUNT

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By Ade Alabi

Nigeria’s  defense stalwart and one-half of the now popular “Oyinbo wall”, Williams Troost-Ekong rifled home a shot after opposition, Yeni Malatyaspor failed to clear from a corner to break the deadlock and also open his goalscoring account for his Turkish outfit, Bursaspor in the Turkish Super Lig, omasports.com can report.

Ekong got his goal in the 12th minute of the encounter that also paraded fellow countrymen, Mikel Agu, his teammate in the Super Eagles, and former teammate in the U-23 Olympics. Azubuike Godson featured for the opposing team.

The Netherland born Nigerian defender joined Bursaspor from Gent of Belgium before the start of the current campaign.

The match ended 2:4 at the Maltya Inonu stadium in favour of Bursaspor.

The win ensured Bursaspor sit 4th on the log for the next one week after accruing 9 points from 5 matches.

Williams Troost-Ekong and Mikel Agu are expected to be on parade for Nigeria when they face Zambia in a World cup qualifying match in Uyo on the 7th of October 2017.

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