William Troost-Ekong was happy to make his 5Oth appearance for the Super Eagles in Friday night’s 2-0 win against the Lone Star of Liberia, Completesports.com reports.
The Watford defender was in action for 90 minutes as Super Eagles started their qualifying campaign on a winning note at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.
Troost-Ekong is now the 26th player to win a 50th cap for the three African champions.
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The 28-year-old took to the social media to show his hapinness on the team’s victory and his 50th appearance.
“+3! First step towards Qatar 2022!
Well done to all the boys. On a personal note very special to play my 5️⃣0️⃣th Cap for the Super Eagles. Onwards and upwards from here! 🇳🇬 🦅 #NaijaBoy #DreamsToReality,” he tweeted.
The centre-back made his debut for the Super Eagles on June 13, 2015 against Chad in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
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