‘Good to finish the qualifiers with a win’ – Troost-Ekong revels as Super Eagles defeat Seychelles

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Goals from Odion Ighalo, Henry Onyekuru and Moses Simon helped Gernot Rohr's side wrapped up their Afcon qualifiers on a high

William Troost-Ekong is delighted after Nigeria ended their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers with a 3-1 win over Seychelles on Saturday at the Stephen Keshi Stadium.

After Odion Ighalo’s opener was cancelled out by Roddy Melanie, Henry Onyekuru restored the lead to the three-time African champions before substitute Moses Simon sealed the win.

The victory helped Gernot Rohr’s men finish their qualifying campaign as Group E leader after garnering 13 points from six games.

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And the Udinese defender has taken to the social media to revel in the win while praising the fans for their support.

“Good to finish the qualifiers with a win. Thanks for all your support [Nigerians],” Troost-Ekong tweeted.

Nigeria will now shift their focus to their friendly game against Egypt on Tuesday in preparation for the African Cup of Nations tournament in June.

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