William Troost-Ekong nominated for Tippeligaen’s best defender award

The Super Eagles’ star has been listed for the Norwegian topflight award following his arresting performance for the Arabs this season

William Troost-Ekong has been nominated for the best defender award in the Norwegian Tippeligaen.

The 23-year-old who joined FK Haugesund on loan from K.A.A Gent made the list of nominees for the most outstanding players in Norway this season following his awe-inspiring performance.

From his defensive duties, the Nigeria international boasts of three goals from 23 matches to help Andrea Loberto’s men place fourth on the log with 44 points.

To vote for Troost-Ekong , Goal Nigeria readers should follow this LINKClick ‘Stem’ under his picture then choose 'Tippeligean' from the first dropbox and 'Haugesund' from the second drop box.

The versatile defender will be recalled played key role in Nigeria U23’s bronze medal finish at Rio Olympics in Brazil.