Bursaspor central defender William Troost-Ekong helped goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa to post a shoutout in Nigeria’s 4-0 rout of Cameroon on Friday, same day he celebrated his 24th birthday.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles can finally bury the shame and humiliation they got from the 2 – 0 home defeat in the hands of South Africa’s Bafana Bafana at the Godwin Akpabio Stadium by the resounding thrashing of Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions.
The former Netherlands U20 international has formed an effective partnership in central defense with Mainz 05 ace Leon Balogun since he broke into the national team setup in 2015.
Reacting to win against the African champs, Troost-Ekong tweeted : ”#OyinboWall 4-0 win against Cameroon. Couldn’t be more proud to be part of this team. Best birthday present! Thanks to all the fans 🇳🇬”.
His partner in defense Balogun added : ”gang business”.
Balogun and Ekong mean warriors in the Yoruba and Ibibio tribes in Nigeria.
With the performance in Uyo, Nigerians are hopeful that they witnessing the resurgence of Super Eagles in full glorious flight. asentv.tv wishes the team the best of luck in the return leg next week.