Two Nigerian players make Team of the Week in Belgium

Naija Players Abroad By: Ayodeji Tunde | 19/05/2017

The exploits of two Nigerian stars, William Troost-Ekong and Samuel Kalu have earned them a place  in the Belgian Championship title play-off Team of the Week put together by football news outlet

Troost-Ekong and Kalu were included in the star-studded list chiefly because of their performance in Gent's 5-2 play-off win against Zulte-Waregem on Thursday.


Two other players from Gent are also in the roster.

For Thursday's game, Kalu was one of the goal scorers' for Gent in the win as he scored to put his team 3-0 up, while Troost-Ekong was one of the outstanding players for his side.

The goal was Kalu's third in 15 league  appearances for Gent this current campaign.

Belgian Championship title Team of the Week:


Lovre Kalinic (Gent)


Jules Van Cleemput (KV Mechelen)

David Rozehnal (KV Oostende)

William Troost-Ekong (Gent)

Frank Acheampong (Anderlecht)


Andile Jali (KV Oostende)

Steve De Ridder (Lokeren)

Samuel Kalu (Gent)

Yuya Kubo (Gent)


Renaud Emond (Standard Liege)

Lukasz Teodorczyk (Anderlecht)