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WILLIAM EKONG MAKES SERIE A TEAM OF THE WEEK

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BY KUNLE SOLAJA.

Nigeria’s Central defender, William Troost Ekong has been listed among the best eleven players after the eighth week of the Italian Seria A. 

The central defender who has scored two goals for the Super Eagles plays for Udinese. 

According to Super Eagles’ media officer, Toyin Ibitoye who broke the news to Sports Village Square after the tweet by Campeonato Italiano, Ekong remarked:

It’s nice to be recognised for the hard work I’ve been putting in. 

“But I’m happier to be part of the team to have conceded the least amount of goals in Serie A after eight rounds. 

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“This fourth clean sheet of the season is something we have to keep up and build on for a successful year.”

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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