As super Eagles of Nigeria continue the countdown to their first game in 2017, which is the friendly tie against Teranga Lion of Senegal in March, there is some just right news coming from the camp of Mainz 05.
tremendous Eagles dependable defender Leon Balogun who performs for the German membership has grown into probably the most leaders of the Nigerian staff in latest video games, particularly the two World Cup 2018 qualifiers tie which Nigeria has gained.
His crucial defence pairing with William Troost-Ekong earned the duo the nickname “Oyibo Wall”, however because the flip of the 12 months, there was fears over their persistent partnership owing to concerns with their clubsides.
whereas Troost-Ekong has discovered it exhausting to get sport time at Belgian side Gent on the grounds that his return to the crew after an 18 months loan spell with FK Haugesund of Norway, Balogun has had fitness concerns.
Balogun ended the year combating to be match, but few days in the past he back again to coaching and is in line for his first recreation of the year very quickly.
His return to full fitness will undoubtedly gladden the guts of the instruct of tremendous Eagles Gernot Rohr, who views the participant as an necessary member of his squad ahead of the friendly tie against Senegal in London next month.