Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Tag "LEON BALOGUN"

    Balogun holds fort in Brighton win over Manchester United

Balogun holds fort in Brighton win over Manchester United

Brighton and Hove Albion, with the presence of Super Eagles' centre back, Leon Balogun, defeated a poor Manchester United side 3-2 at the Amex stadium.United handed starts to Romelu Lukaku and Ashley Young after a long summer in Russia, while Anthony Martial got into the first 11 due to Alexis Sanchez's injury.Lukaku should have put United ahead 10 minutes into [...]

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    Leon Balogun keen to play ‘biggest role’ for Brighton & Hove Albion

Leon Balogun keen to play ‘biggest role’ for Brighton & Hove Albion

Leon Balogun, Brighton & Hove Albion defender, says he is looking forward to the start of the English Premier League (EPL) with his new club.The 2018/2019 EPL season is expected to kick off on August 10.Balogun on Thursday said he hopes to play the "biggest role" to bolster the strength of the team.The Super Eagles player joined the Seagulls from [...]

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    Leon Balogun joins Brighton Albion

Leon Balogun joins Brighton Albion

Super Eagles centre-back Leon Balogun has joined Brighton on a two-year deal.The English Premier League (EPL) club announced the signing of Balogun on Tuesday."Brighton & Hove Albion have completed the signing of Nigeria international defender Leon Balogun," the statement read.The 29-year-old defender joins the club on a free transfer after leaving Bundesliga side FSV Mainz 05.Albion manager Chris Hughton said: [...]

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    Leon Balogun: When Keshi called me his son, I knew my international career had started

Leon Balogun: When Keshi called me his son, I knew my international career had started

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun says the late Stephen Keshi helped kickstart his international career.Balogun said an unexpected phone call from Keshi served as the catalyst for his membership of the Eagles team.The defender, who is of mixed nationality, said playing for Germany was not an option because there were many players that were "ahead of me".In an interview with [...]

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    Super Eagles stars Balogun, Ujah suffer racist abuse in Germany

Super Eagles stars Balogun, Ujah suffer racist abuse in Germany

Super Eagles duo, Anthony Ujah and Leon Balogun, suffered racist abuse during a German Bundesliga game on Saturday.The incident took place during FSV Mainz 05's encounter with Hannover.After the game, Balogun informed the club that racist slurs were hurled at himself and Ujah during the second half of the game while they were warming up in front of a block [...]

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    Moses, Balogun make CAF best XI for 2018 World Cup qualifiers

Moses, Balogun make CAF best XI for 2018 World Cup qualifiers

Super Eagles duo of Victor Moses and Leon Balogun have been named in the best 11 of Confederation of African Football (CAF) of the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifiers.The continental body made the announcement on their Twitter handle on Thursday.The best CAF XI is in a 4-4-2 formation with Balogun as one of the center-backs and Moses as the right [...]

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    Echiejile, Alampasu, NPFL stars arrive Corsica for Eagles friendly

Echiejile, Alampasu, NPFL stars arrive Corsica for Eagles friendly

Twelve of the invited twenty-five Super Eagles players have arrived Corsica ahead of Friday's friendly against Togo.The official Twitter handle of the team announced on Wednesday and that the Eagles will be camped at Best Western Hotel, Ajaccio Amiraute, France."We have arrived safely in Corsica.We are camped at Best Western Hotel, Ajaccio Amiraute," read the tweet.https://twitter.com/NGSuperEagles/status/867084802930954240Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Stephen Odey, Sikiru [...]

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    My World Cup list… If I were Keshi

My World Cup list… If I were Keshi

There are only a few minutes until Coach Stephen Keshi names his provisional World Cup squad. But just before he does, here is my own list. It is not a provisional list of 32 players. Instead, it is a list of players who will fly to Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, if I were the Super Eagles coach.VINCENT ENYEAMA (Lille, France): Since [...]

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