German Bundesliga club Mainz has showered praise on their defender Leon Balogun for his exceptional role in the Super Eagles’ commanding 4-0 victory against Cameroon in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier held in Uyo on Friday. Balogun, alongside defensive partner William Troost-Ekong, demonstrated a stellar defensive performance that effectively neutralized the Cameroonian attack.
Impressed by Balogun’s standout display, Mainz conveyed their delight on their verified Twitter handle, stating, “Nice job, @LeonBalogun! Our man helped power Nigeria to a 4-0 victory over Cameroon yesterday.”
Balogun’s five-star performance contributed significantly to the resounding victory, showcasing his defensive prowess and resilience. The Super Eagles’ convincing win positions them well in the World Cup qualifying campaign, with the return leg against Cameroon set to take place in Yaoundé on Monday, September 4. Balogun is expected to play a crucial role in ensuring the Eagles maintain their dominance over Cameroon.
As the Super Eagles gear up for the return leg, fans and football enthusiasts eagerly anticipate another outstanding performance from Balogun and the entire team. Mainz’s recognition of Balogun’s contribution adds an extra layer of commendation to the defender’s remarkable achievement on the international stage.