“We came with eight players from Nigerian league”, Ekong on defeat to Ecuador

Defender William Troost-Ekong believes the Tremendous Eagles gave an excellent account of themselves and singled out eight based mostly gamers within the workforce for reward.

 

The Tremendous Eagles slumped to a 1-0 defeat towards Ecuador with Faisal and Victor Mbaoma taking part in an element within the recreation.

 

Faisal performed from the beginning and lasted for 45 minutes, whereas Mbaoma got here on for Terem Moffi with 5 minutes left to play.

 

“We came into these two games with the will to win, we want to beat some of the best teams in South America, but the main thing is to try and improve and understand what the new head coach wants from us.”

 

“We have to remind everyone that we came with eight players from the Nigerian league, one started the game and made his debut tonight. We have to be proud of these boys who made their debut and we can be proud of how we have adapted to the new coach.” He mentioned.

 

Ekong additionally admitted that there’s room for enchancment from the workforce forward of coming matches.

 

“But there are plenty of things we need to improve the set pieces and this is the kind of games you want to play to find out your weaknesses and be better in subsequent matches.” He concluded.

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