By Adeboye Amosu:
Udinese defender, William Troost-Ekong, has praised his teammates for their brave efforts in Sunday’s 1-0 defeat to Fiorentina at the Artemio Franchi Stadium, reports Completesportsnigeria. com.
Troost-Ekong made his third start for Udinese who fought bravely in the encounter before Alessio Benassi strike in the 73rd minute sealed victory for the hosts.
It was their first defeat of the season after recording one win and one draw from their opening two games of the season.
The centre-back was impressed with his side’s overall performance in the game and also thanked the fans for their support.
“Good mentality and combativeness of the whole team yesterday. Thank you for your support. Go on! ⚫️⚪️ #,” reads a tweet on Troost-Ekong’s Twitter handle on Monday.
Troost-Ekong will now shift his attention to Saturday’s 2018 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and Seychelles.