By Johnny Edward in Uyo:
William Troost Ekong is pleased with Super Eagles’ second consecutive clean sheet win in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers following their 4-0 thumping of Libya at the Akwa Ibom international Stadium Uyo on Saturday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
A hat-trick from Odion Ighalo and another brilliant curler from Samuel Kalu secured a second win in three 2019 AFCON qualifying games for the Super Eagles who moved to second spot in Group E with six points.
While praising Ighalo for his hat-trick heroics, Udinese defender, Troist-Ekong is looking forward to the reverse fixture in Tunisia on Tuesday.
“Three points. Clean sheet. Great work from the boys today. Always enjoy playing on my home soil in Uyo. Special mention of @ighalojude congrats on your hat-trick bro. On to Tuesday now to finish the job! #SuperEagles #Afcon #GloryToGod,” Troost-Ekong tweeted.
South Africa moved top of the Group E with seven points after their 6-0 win over Seychelles at the FNB stadium, in Johannesburg on Saturday.