Nigeria centre-back William Troost-Ekong is delighted to have been recognised for his performances in the Norwegian top flight, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
Troos-Ekong, 23, is on loan at Haugesund from Belgian club Gent and he was selected in the Team of the Year for the Norwegian top league.
The former Tottenham youngster, who has formed a decent central defence partnership with Leon Balogun for the Super Eagles, took to Twitter to celebrate his selection.
"Honoured to get a NISO Award and be selected in the team of the year 2016," Troost-Ekong wrote while displaying his award.
Troost-Ekong has played 28 games and scored four goals for Haugesund in 2016 and won bronze at Rio 2016 with the Nigerian Olympic team.