Renowned soccer player William Troost-Ekong will have to sit out of some upcoming matches. He recently suffered a nasty hamstring injury while playing a friendly game against Algeria. The soccer player represented Nigeria on an international platform when the injury happened.
Following this injury, Troost-Ekong will likely be benched for the next two weeks. In the friendly match Nigeria played against Algeria last week, the centre-back left for England early on Friday.
The following week, Friday, September 30, Watford updated their website with information regarding Ekong Troost’s health.
According to the statement published on the website, “William Troost-Ekong was forced off the pitch with a hamstring injury whilst representing Nigeria last week and is aiming for a mid-October return.”
The Center back had to pull out of the match after suffering an injury in the training camp. The soccer team of Nigeria managed to tie the next game with their opponents, landing at a score of 2-2 after a complete game. However, the Center back, who was by then back to his base in England, receiving treatment for his recovery, was sorely missed.
To this effect, the Centre-Back also expressed his views. According to William Troost-Ekong, he was sad about not being able to play in the friendly match series against Algeria.
Additionally, The London club provided an update on Tom Dele-Bashiru, another Nigerian member of the club.
Dele-Bashiru has been unable to play since August. However, he is almost ready to play again.
While updating the fans of the soccer star on the condition of Dele-Bashiru, The club stated. “Having sustained a lateral collateral ligament injury in August, midfielder Tom Dele-Bashiru’s rehabilitation is going well, with the 23-year-old training individually outside,”
On Saturday, the Hornets are ready to face Stoke City in their first game under new manager Slaven Bilic at the Bet365 Stadium.