Ekong captains Watford in home defeat against Wolves, Dennis shut out


It was a bad day at the office for the Nigerian trio of William Troost-Ekong, Emmanuel Dennis and Peter Etebo as Watford were defeated at home 2-0 by Wolves in the Premier League.

Ekong captained the Hornets, but his leadership couldn’t help them avoid another league defeat.
A 74th minute own goal by Francisco Sierratta and Hwang Hee-chan’s 83rd minute tap in condemned Watford to a third straight defeat in the league.


Ekpiteta impresses as Blackpool pick up first win of the season

Marvin Ekpiteta during the Championship match between Blackpool and Fulham at Bloomfield Road. (Photo by Dave Howarth – CameraSport via Getty Images)

Marvin Ekpiteta was on for 90 minutes as his Blackpool side picked up all three points in a slim 1-0 win against Fulham at Bloomfield Road.

Ekpiteta, 25, trained with Nigeria’s U17s in 2013 and is still eligible to represent the three times African champions at senior level.
He made his third league appearance this season for the Seasiders; playing the entire duration in all the matches.
On Saturday, the player helped Blackpool keep only their second clean sheet in the championship, and they secured their first win of the season.


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