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AFCON 2019 qualifiers: Eagles hungry for good result, Troost – Ekong declares 

Super Eagles   defender, William Troost-Ekong has said that the team is more than hungry to get a good result when they clash with South Africa’s Bafana Bafana in tomorrow’s Africa Cup of Nations group E qualifiers at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.
Nigeria vs England
Nigeria team (Back row L-R) Nigeria’s midfielder John Obi Mikel, Nigeria’s defender William Troost-Ekong, Nigeria’s defender Leon Balogun, Nigeria’s midfielder Victor Moses, Nigeria’s midfielder Joel Obi and Nigeria’s goalkeeper Francis Uzoho, (Front row L-R) Nigeria’s striker Odion Ighalo, Nigeria’s defender Shehu Abdullahi, Nigeria’s midfielder Alex Iwobi, Nigeria’s midfielder Ogenyi Onazi and Nigeria’s defender Bryan Idowu line up for a pre-game photograph ahead of the International friendly football match between England and Nigeria at Wembley stadium in London on June 2, 2018. / AFP PHOTO
A draw for the Eagles currently leading the group will earn them a ticket with a match to spare. The team lost their opening game to South Africa 2-0 in Uyo, but according to Troost- Ekong, the players now have a different mentality.
“This match is a new challenge for us, we are highly motivated even though it will be difficult playing away in South Africa,” Troost- Ekong said.
“There are now new players and they are hungry to make an impact.
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“They are hungry to take this chance in the absence of other players and they can surprise South Africa because they want to show what they can do.”


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