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‘We Will Soar Again’ – Troost-Ekong Upbeat Super Eagles Will Move On From AFCON Disappointment

William Troost-Ekong is optimistic the Super Eagles will come back stronger after failing to win a fourth Africa Cup of Nations title in Cote d’Ivoire.

The Super Eagles lost 2-1 to the hosts in the final of the competition on Sunday night.


Troost-Ekong, who expressed his disappointment on the team’s defeat to the Elephants, also thanked the fans for their support.

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“Naija thank you! I love you. No words can justify the feeling of losing a final. I’m proud of our team, our nation, our spirit; heads up, keep trying, we will soar again. Congratulations CIV,” the defender wrote on his official X handle.


The centre-back finished the competition as Nigeria’s joint-top scorer with three goals.


The 30-year-old was also named Player of the Tournament.