Steven Gerrard earns top praise for “spot on” Leon Balogun signing
Rangers’ manager Steven Gerrard and the management of the Scottish Premiership club have been praised for the summer signing of Nigerian defender Leon Balogun.
We are wiser, will be ready for next opponents, says Balogun
Super Eagles’ defender, Leon Balogun has described Sunday’s 0-2 loss to the Barea of Madagascar as a wake up call, saying that the players...
Despite injury Keita showed he is a great player, says Balogun
Brighton & Hove defender, Leon Balogun was one of the most impressive players in the Nigerian team that beat Guinea 1-0 on Wednesday. The 2018 World Cup stalwart, who did not feature in the opening game, stood alongside Kenneth Omeruo in the Eagles’ central defence to ward off all that Guinea could throw at Nigeria.…
2019 AFCON preparations: Mikel, five others arrive Asaba
Super Eagles Captain, Mikel Obi and five other players have arrived in Asaba, Delta capital, for preparations for the 2019 AFCON tournament holding in Egypt between June 21 and July 19. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that other players that arrived with Mikel are Leon Balogun, Moses Simon, Jamilu Collins and Ola Aina.…
Mikel, Osimhen make provisional AFCON squad
Super Eagles’ coach Gernot Rohr on Tuesday listed midfielder Mikel John Obi, Ahmed Musa and 23 others in a 25-man squad to prepare for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals in Egypt.
Balogun injury doubt for AFCON qualifier against Seychelles
Super Eagles’ managers are fretting over the latest injury to star defender, Leon Balogun ahead of the African Nations Cup qualifier against Seychelles, reports allnigeriasoccer.com.
Akwa Ibom announces 50 per cent tickets fees slash as Eagles camp bubbles
Super Eagles’ fans interested in watching Saturday’s African Nations Cup qualifier between Nigeria and Libya at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo have been served a good hand by the Akwa Ibom State government, which has slashed the gate fees by 50 per cent.
Balogun, Idowu rue loss to Croatia, expect better feat against Iceland
Saturday’s loss to Croatia has dampened Nigeria’s chances of qualifying for the second round of the on-going World Cup in Russia, but the Super Eagles can still qualify for the second round, says central defender, Leon Balogun. Balogun, who shook off an injury to feature in Nigeria’s 0-2 loss to the eastern Europeans, however, believes…
Fear grips Eagles fans as injured Balogun misses training
Super Eagles defender, Leon Balogun, has left many Nigerian fans in panic mood after he pulled up with an injury ahead their Group D opening match against Croatia at the on-going Russia 2018 World Cup.
Russia 2018: Top Five Nigerian Finest Players
As Nigeria joins the five African nations to grace the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, they have sure earned their place as the most fashion-conscious nation with their edge of style. Just like their impeccable style, the selected Nigerian players are arguably the finest melanin and mixed-race players yet. Here are our top five…
Troost-Ekong says Super Eagles will deal with racism together
Bursaspor defender William Troost-Ekong has said the response of the Super Eagles to racism in the World Cup may be dependent on how any individual member of the team reacts. The 24-year-old noted that the team has not had a meeting to discuss the eventuality of a racism incident but he was certain that the…