William Troost-Ekong

Date of birth01 September 1993
Place of birthHaarlem, Netherlands
NationalityNigerian
Weight82 kg
Height1.91 m
PositionDefender

William Troost-Ekong played for Fulham during his youth career.

He joined Watford in September 2020 with a five-year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Tottenham Hotspur 01 Jul 2011 30 Jun 2013
FC Groningen 23 Jul 2013 30 Jun 2015
FC Dordrecht 29 Jan 2014 31 May 2014 L
FC Dordrecht 01 Aug 2014 31 May 2015 L
KAA Gent 27 Jul 2015 11 Jul 2017
FK Haugesund 29 Jul 2015 31 Dec 2016 L
Bursaspor 11 Jul 2017 17 Aug 2018
Udinese 17 Aug 2018 20 Sep 2020
Watford 20 Sep 2020

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2015-16 Nigeria International Friendly 2
2016-17 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 2
2016-17 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 2
2016-17 Nigeria International Friendly 2
2017-18 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 7
1
2017-18 Nigeria International Friendly 6
1
2018-19 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 10
1
1
2018-19 Nigeria International Friendly 2
2
2019-20 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 2
2019-20 Nigeria International Friendly 2
2020-21 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 4
1
2020-21 Nigeria International Friendly 2
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
08 Sep 2015 Nigeria v Niger W 2-0 International Friendly
08 Oct 2015 Nigeria v Congo DR L 0-2 International Friendly
27 May 2016 Nigeria v Mali W 1-0 International Friendly
31 May 2016 Luxembourg v Nigeria W 1-3 International Friendly
03 Sep 2016 Nigeria v Tanzania W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group G
09 Oct 2016 Zambia v Nigeria W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
12 Nov 2016 Nigeria v Algeria W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
23 Mar 2017 Nigeria v Senegal D 1-1 International Friendly
01 Jun 2017 Nigeria v Togo W 3-0 International Friendly
10 Jun 2017 Nigeria v South Africa L 0-2 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group E
01 Sep 2017 Nigeria v Cameroon W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
04 Sep 2017 Cameroon v Nigeria D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
10 Nov 2017 Algeria v Nigeria L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
14 Nov 2017 Argentina v Nigeria W 2-4 International Friendly
23 Mar 2018 Poland v Nigeria W 0-1 International Friendly
27 Mar 2018 Nigeria v Serbia L 0-2 International Friendly
28 May 2018 Nigeria v Congo DR D 1-1 International Friendly
02 Jun 2018 England v Nigeria L 2-1 International Friendly
06 Jun 2018 Nigeria v Czech Republic L 0-1 International Friendly
16 Jun 2018 Croatia v Nigeria L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group D
22 Jun 2018 Nigeria v Iceland W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group D
26 Jun 2018 Nigeria v Argentina L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Group D
13 Oct 2018 Nigeria v Libya W 4-0 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group E
16 Oct 2018 Libya v Nigeria W 2-3 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group E
17 Nov 2018 South Africa v Nigeria D 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group E
20 Nov 2018 Nigeria v Uganda D 0-0 International Friendly
22 Mar 2019 Nigeria v Seychelles W 3-1 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group E
26 Mar 2019 Nigeria v Egypt W 1-0 International Friendly
08 Jun 2019 Nigeria v Zimbabwe D 0-0 International Friendly
16 Jun 2019 Senegal v Nigeria L 1-0 International Friendly
22 Jun 2019 Nigeria v Burundi W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group B
30 Jun 2019 Madagascar v Nigeria L 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group B
06 Jul 2019 Nigeria v Cameroon W 3-2 Africa Cup of Nations Finals - Round of 16
10 Jul 2019 Nigeria v South Africa W 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals quarter-final
14 Jul 2019 Algeria v Nigeria L 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals semi-final
17 Jul 2019 Tunisia v Nigeria W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals 3rd place
10 Sep 2019 Ukraine v Nigeria D 2-2 International Friendly
13 Oct 2019 Brazil v Nigeria D 1-1 International Friendly
13 Nov 2019 Nigeria v Benin W 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group L
17 Nov 2019 Lesotho v Nigeria W 2-4 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group L
09 Oct 2020 Nigeria v Algeria L 0-1 International Friendly
13 Nov 2020 Nigeria v Sierra Leone D 4-4 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group L
17 Nov 2020 Sierra Leone v Nigeria D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group L
27 Mar 2021 Benin v Nigeria W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group L
30 Mar 2021 Nigeria v Lesotho W 3-0 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group L
04 Jun 2021 Nigeria v Cameroon L 0-1 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.