Ekong scores first goal in Bursaspor colours


Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong started life in Turkey on a positive as he was on the score sheet for Bursaspor in a friendly game.

Former Gent of Belgium defender scored for Bursaspor in their 3-0 win over English championship side Leeds United in Austria on Monday.

Ekong opened scoring in the 10th minute with a fantastic header before Tomas Necid made it 2-0 in the 63rd minute.

With eight minutes remaining, Sinan Bakis rounded off the scoring to seal the win for Bursaspor.

After the game excited Ekong wrote on his twitter handle: “First friendly game against Leeds United. Happy with the win and my first goal for @BursasporSK!” he wrote.

The Centre-back who switched allegiance to Nigeria after representing Netherlands at various age-grade competitions, joined Bursaspor from Belgian jupiler side KAA Gent on a 3-year deal.

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