Ekong announces Watford exit, bids club and teammates sensational farewell

Published on: 24 January 2023

Watford centre-back, William Troost-Ekong, has announced his departure from the club through a long sensational farewell on social media three years after he joined the England Championship football club.

The Super Eagles vice captain appreciated everyone including the medical, security officers, and volunteers at the stadium who have made his stay worthwhile, on his verified Instagram handle.

He wrote, “The moment has come for me to move on from @watfordfcofficial after three special seasons shared with everyone involved.

“From everyone at the restaurant, security workers, volunteers at the stadium to the medical, office staff and all the rest, you have made my time what it was.

“The coaches and most of all my teammates, I can only say thank you!!!

“The Pozzo family for believing in me and the important five years of my career at both clubs with the highlight of the promotion and a chance to achieve my boyhood dream of playing in the

“To all the fans, thank you for your support, it has been special going from watching as a boy to stepping on the pitch as a player.

“Now a fan again, I wish for promotion just as much as all of you and will be back watching from the stands in the future.“

The Super Eagles  is expected to join Italy Salernitana after he had his medical on Sunday as reported by Sky Sport.


By Olujimi Dare Ogun