Troost-Ekong Apologises For World Cup Disappointment

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Super Eagles vice-captain William Troost-Ekong has apologised to Nigerian fans following the team’s failure to secure a place at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, reports Completesports.com.

The Super Eagles forced the Black Stars of Ghana to a 1-1 draw in the second leg of their playoffs encounter at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja on Tuesday night.

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The three-time African champions missed out on qualification on away goal rule.

Thomas Partey put the Black Stars ahead on 10 minutes, before Troost-Ekong levelled scores from the spot in the 23rd minute.

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“To all Nigerians, on behalf of the team, we want to apologise for not securing the World Cup ticket.

Despite giving it everything possible, it wasn’t meant to be,”Troost-Ekong wrote on his Facebook page.

“First and foremost, as Nigerians, we share your emotions and we take our responsibility as a group.

“We sincerely thank the Nigerian fans for their overwhelming support, the NFF President who did everything…



Source: Complete Sports