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Troost-Ekong To Undergo Surgery, Out For The Rest Of The Season

Super Eagles vice captain William Troost-Ekong is set to miss the rest of the season after rupturing his biceps femoris in his right leg.

According to Italian transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Troost-Ekong will undergo a minor surgery in Finland on Tuesday, 27 February, 2024.

Troost-Ekong sustained the injury in the Super Eagles second group game against Côte d’Ivoire at the AFCON 2023.

Despite sustaining the injury, Troost-Ekong soldiered on as he led the Eagles to the final where they lost 2-1 to the Ivory Coast.

He scored in the final which was his third goal in the tournament.

Following his impressive performance, Troost-Ekong was named Player of the Tournament.

Also, he was named in the CAF Team of the Tournament alongside Ademola Lookman and Ola Aina.

The injury setback will see Troost-Ekong miss next month’s friendly with Argentina in Los Angeles, USA.

He could also miss the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers which will begin in June.

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