Super Eagles defender, Willam Ekong could not hide his happiness after he was shortlisted in the 30 man shortlist for the 2017 CAF player of the year.
On his twitter handle he wrote “Honored to be nominated for African Player of the Year. Representing Nigeria together with Victor Moses”.
The defence stalwart was nominated with fellow compatriot Victor Moses. While Junior Ajayi made the African based player category.