In a triumphant return to the starting lineup, Nigerian defender William Troost-Ekong expressed his joy as Bursaspor secured a 1-0 victory over Sivasspor in the Turkish Super Lig clash on Saturday. Troost-Ekong, a key figure in the Bursaspor backline, emphasized the significance of maintaining a clean sheet, particularly against a Sivasspor side featuring Brazilian sensation Robinho.
The Nigerian international, who missed the previous two games for Bursaspor, took to social media to share his delight and gratitude. In a tweet, Troost-Ekong said, “God is great. 3 points, clean sheet. Ready for the international break NG,” conveying his enthusiasm for the upcoming international friendlies.
Bursaspor’s win marked their ninth victory of the season, positioning them 11th in the Turkish league table. Troost-Ekong’s return to the squad added defensive stability, contributing to the team’s success on the domestic front.
Looking ahead, Troost-Ekong is eager to join the Super Eagles for the upcoming friendlies against Poland and Serbia. The international break provides an opportunity for the Nigerian defender to showcase his skills on the global stage and contribute to Nigeria’s preparations for future challenges.
As Troost-Ekong savors the victory with Bursaspor, his focus now shifts to the international duties that await him. The friendly matches against Poland and Serbia present a chance for the defender to represent his country and continue making strides in his football journey.