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Troost-Ekong hits milestone in Super Eagles victory over Liberia

Nigeria vice-captain William Troost-Ekong became the 26th player to win a 50th cap for the Nigerian national team on Friday in the 2-0 win over Liberia in their Group C World Cup qualifier.

The Watford defender was happy with the win as he achieved the milestone for Nigeria.

[Plus three points] first step towards Qatar 2022! Well done to all the boys,” Troost-Ekong posted on Twitter.

“On a personal note, it is very special to play my 50th cap for the Super Eagles. Onwards and upwards from here!”

He made his debut on June 13, 2015, against Chad in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier and was part of the Nigeria U23 provisional team for the Rio 2016 Olympics.

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