Super Eagles say no rift with defender Troost-Ekong
Super Eagles say no rift with defender Troost-Ekong
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Super Eagles say no rift with defender Troost-Ekong

Super Eagles media officer Toyin Ibitoye has denied report of a rift with defender William Troost-Ekong.

BBC journalist, Osasu Obayiuwana had claimed via his handle that Troost-Ekong was a bad influence to the team during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Obayiuwana said Troost-Ekong fought for $15,000-a-man match bonus for the Super Eagles after they claimed their eighth bronze medal at the 2019 AFCON.

But Ibitoye denied the claim and lebelled it as false.

“The story about Troost-Ekong making a $15,000-a-man match bonus demand in Ukraine is totally false….blatant lies. Nothing of such happened in Ukraine, Ibitoye told The Punch.

“I am urging my colleagues to avoid false stories capable of destroying the harmony that is being built in the Eagles camp among the players, officials and the football federation.

“We have a very cordial relationship that is based on trust and mutual respect and this didn’t happen overnight, it took time to build these ingredients in our team and will not allow anybody to destroy what we have with falsehood and an evil agenda.

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