William Troost-Ekong of Nigeria during the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations semi-final match between Nigeria and South Africa at Peace Stadium of Bouaké on February 7, 2024 in Bouaké,

William Troost-Ekong dreaming of lifting AFCON title

When the curtain comes down on the 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament tomorrow evening at the Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Ebimpe, Abidjan in Côte d’Ivoire, Nigerian national team captain William Troost-Ekong is dreaming of joining an exclusive club of captains, who have lifted this trophy.

William Troost-Ekong

William Troost-Ekong blown away by Nigeria's strength

William Troost-Ekong says the Super Eagles' Africa Cup of Nations team is the strongest national side he has played in.

Nigeria defender and captain William Ekong

Nigeria skipper on titanic clash against Cote d’Ivoire: “This game is loaded”

Nigeria defender and captain William Troost-Ekong says the stakes are now higher going into their second match of the AFCON against hosts Cote d’Ivoire, who got the jitters out of the way with a win.

Victor Osimhen

Troost-Ekong: Osimhen is the best striker in the world right now

Nigeria captain William Troost-Ekong believes on current form Super Eagles team-mate Victor Osimhen is the best striker in the world.