Super Eagles defender and stand in captain, William Troost-Ekong was named Most Valuable Player (MVP) at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.
TheNewsGuru.com reports that Troost-Ekong scored three goals in six appearances for Nigeria in the competition.
Ekong scored two penaty goals against Cote D’Ivoire in the group stage and another against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, he drew the first blood against the Elephants in the final to make his tally thee goals.
The 30-year-old was also a rock for the Super Eagles at the back.
The Super Eagles lost 2-1 against hosts Cote d’Ivoire in the final of the competition.
Equatorial Guinea forward, Emilio Nsue won the top scorer award.
Nsue scored five goals in the competition.
South Africa’s Rowen Williams won the Goalkeeper of the Tournament award.