Troost-Ekong Gets Jersey Number 93 At Bursaspor

Troost-Ekong Gets Jersey Number 93 At Bursaspor

By David Meshioye:

Bursaspor central defender William Troost-Ekong has been handed jersey number 93 at the Turkish club for the new season. reports.

The club announced jersey numbers attached to every of its player on their official website and Twitter handlebon Thursday as the Green and white aim to make an appreciable impact in the 2017-2018 Turkish Super Lig which kicks off on Sunday.

Troost-Ekong, 23, joined Bursaspor in a three-year deal worth €2 million in July.

The  Super Eaglesdefender, who joined Belgian outfit KAA Gent from Dordrecht in 2015, had enjoyed loan spells with Haugesund for two seasons before playing seven games for the Ghelamco arena outfit last season.

Bursaspor who finished 14th in the Turkish Super League last season and will be banking on the  defender's wealth of experience to vie for a slot in European football next season

He joins the growing list of Nigerian players in Turkey and becomes the second Nigerian  player to leave Gent this summer following Rabiu Ibrahim’s departure to Slovan Bratislava.