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Brighton’s Leon Balogun could miss Fulham clash

The Nigeria international center back had been tipped by almost everyone to play his second game in the Emirates FA Cup against West Brom but wasn’t even included in the 18-man squad.
Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr is under pressure to drop Leon Balogun for Kenneth Omeruo who has been impressive for La Liga side Leganes lately.

Leon Balogun enjoys learning religious songs while on Super Eagles duty

Brighton and Hove Albion defender Leon Balogun says he enjoys the atmosphere of the national team so much that he quickly adapted to the team’s traditions of singing religious songs before matches.
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Brighton ‘narrow win’ over Everton excites Leon Bologun

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun is excited that Brighton Hove Albion finished 2018 with a win after beating Everton on Saturday.
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Leon Balogun rues Brighton defeat to Bournemouth, focuses on Arsenal clash

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun is disappointed at Brighton and Hove Albion’ s 2- 0 away defeat to Bournemouth in their English Premier League clash at the Vitality Stadium on Saturday and has shifted attention to Wednesday’s Boxing Day encounter against Arsenal.
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Leon Balogun warns Premier League defenders to be wary of Chelsea’s Eden Hazard

Brighton’s players were so impressed with Eden Hazard’s performance against them on Sunday that the squad were left admiring the “unbelievable” forward after their 2-1 loss to Chelsea at the Amex Stadium.
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Leon Balogun: I’m enjoying my stay at Brighton

Brighton & Hove Albion defender Leon Balogun says he’s relishing his spell at the heart of the Seagulls’ backline, highlighting positives from Sunday’s 2-1 defeat to Chelsea at the Amex Stadium.
Leon Balogun has described Brighton and Hove Albion's 2-1 defeat to Chelsea in Sunday's Premier League outing as early Christmas gifts for the visitors.

Leon Balogun: Brighton gave Chelsea ‘two early Christmas presents’

Leon Balogun has described Brighton and Hove Albion's 2-1 defeat to Chelsea in Sunday's Premier League outing as early Christmas gifts for the visitors.
Eden Hazard doubles Chelsea’s lead at Brighton’s Amex Stadium having set up the first goal for Pedro. Mike Hewitt-Getty Images

Maurizio Sarri backs Eden Hazard to thrive as ‘false nine’

Maurizio Sarri insists Eden Hazard can thrive in the ‘false nine’ role after the Belgium playmaker inspired Chelsea’s 2-1 win at Brighton on Sunday.
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Leon Balogun: We know Chelsea can beat Brighton

But despite giving the Blues the nod, Balogun has charged his teammates to go into the match with a sense of freedom just as they did against Manchester United in August.
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Leon Balogun ready for tough Chelsea test

Brighton & Hove Albion defender Leon Balogun feels the side can head into Sunday’s Premier League clash against Chelsea with a sense of freedom.
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Jack Wilshere picks up new ankle injury

The midfielder was missing from West Ham's squad for the 3-1 win over Cardiff only a few days after making his comeback against Newcastle from a problem with his other ankle.
Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr is under pressure to drop Leon Balogun for Kenneth Omeruo who has been impressive for La Liga side Leganes lately.

Gernot Rohr concerned over Leon Balogun’s lack of game time at Brighton

Leon Balogun’s lack of game time at Brighton and Hove Albion in the English Premier League is a source of worry to Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr.
Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr is under pressure to drop Leon Balogun for Kenneth Omeruo who has been impressive for La Liga side Leganes lately.

Leon Balogun out of Super Eagles, Uganda friendly

Leon Balogun will miss Super Eagles friendly against Uganda in Asaba on Tuesday after he was allowed to return to Europe, officials have said.
Super Eagles players landed in Asaba, Delta state, at 11-14am on Sunday after picking the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations ticket in the qualifying match against Bafana Bafana of South Africa-5

Super Eagles arrive Asaba from South Africa

Super Eagles players landed in Asaba, Delta state, at 11:14am on Sunday after picking the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations ticket in the qualifying match against Bafana Bafana of South Africa.
Leon Balogun (left in background) against South Africa in Johannesburg PIX KABIRU ABUBAKAR

Leon Balogun out of Super Eagles friendly against Uganda

Leon Balogun will miss Super Eagles friendly against Uganda in Asaba on Tuesday after he was allowed to return to Europe, officials have said.
Ahmed Musa leads Super Eagles to 2019 AFCON

Super Eagles qualify for 2019 AFCON after holding Bafana Bafana in Johannesburg

The Super Eagles today qualified for next year’s AFCON after they were forced to a 1-1 draw by hosts South Africa in Johannesburg.
The Nigerian Football Federation on Friday dismissed reports of an alleged denial of visas to some Super Eagles players by the South African Embassy in Turkey, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Gernot Rohr: Injuries, suspensions mean opportunities for others

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr rues the injuries and suspension that has robbed him of four of his regulars for Saturday’s crucial 2019 AFCON qualifier against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, but is comforted that the situation has presented opportunities for some other performers to step onto the runway.
Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr is under pressure to drop Leon Balogun for Kenneth Omeruo who has been impressive for La Liga side Leganes lately.

Leon Balogun’s limited Brighton role won’t affect the Super Eagles

Former Nigeria international Yisa Sofoluwe has backed Leon Balogun to put his frustration for lack of playing time at his Club behind him and deliver good performance for the Super Eagles as they take on Bafana Bafana on Saturday.

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