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Troost-Ekong reveals his bad moments in the Super Eagles

Francis Achi

There is no doubt that no matter how good a footballer is, there is a possibility of him having a bad game once in a while and Super Eagles defender, William Troost-Ekong has revealed his bad moments in the colours of the Super Eagles.

The Netherlands -born Nigerian defender that plies his trade with Udinese Fc of Italy said that the own goal he scored against the Super Eagles when the team tackled the Desert Foxes of Algeria in the semi – final cracker of the Egypt 2019 AFCON tournament and the penalty he caused Nigeria in the game against Croatia at the Russia 2018 World Cup were the terrible moments he had in the Super Eagles.

“Bad moments, obviously my own goal against Algeria, the penalty moment against Croatia at the world cup. I have made mistakes, but we learn more from the mistakes, they were not for the lack of trying,” Troost-Ekong said on official Instagram page of the Super Eagles @ng_super eagles.

Ekong in action for Udinese

“As a defender a mistake usually leads to a big chance or a goal. These times are all part of the character. I have made mistakes in the game along the way, but you have to own them and not repeat them,” he added.

The former Bursaspor Fc of Turkey made his debut for Nigeria in the game against Chad in 2016 and he gone to establish himself as an integral part of the team that won the bronze medal at the 2019 Egypt AFCON tournament. 

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