Things are certainly looking up for Nigerian players after the world cup in Russia, crashing out in the first round notwithstanding.
Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong has agreed terms with Italian Seria A side Udinese .
The Bursaspor defender who welcomed his new baby shortly after the world cup agreed terms with Udinese on Wednesday according to Sky Sport Italia. Troost-Ekong who turns 25 next month moved to Bursaspor a year ago for €1m, having previously played for Tottenham Hotspur, Groningen, Dordrecht, KAA Gent and Haugesund.
Born in the Netherlands of Nigerian descent, Troost-Ekong played for Holland at Under-19 and Under-21 level, but eventually chose to represent Nigeria. He has been capped 24 times by Nigeria and put a good effort at the world cup despite Super Eagles early exit.
Only few weeks back two goals hero at the Russia 2018 Ahmed Musa who equally welcomed a baby just after the world cup moved to Saudi Arabian side Al-Nassr where he has already opened a goal account, while Chelsea’s Kenneth Omeruo secured contract extension with the Blues but will continue on the road as usual after another loan move to Spanish side Leganes, the 6th of such loan moves since he joined the Stamford Bridge landlords in 2012