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Balogun, Ukoh happy to play for Eagles

29 March 2015, 16:02

Lagos - Nigeria's latest international imports, Leon Balogun and Steven Ukoh both born in Germany and Switzerland have expressed their delight at playing for Nigeria at home despite the loss to Uganda, Supersport reports.

Leon Balogun told supersport.com that "playing for Nigeria is an honour but playing against uganda was an even greater delight and it was great to see the passion of the people and just how beautiful it was for me to visit the country and also experience it for a number of days."

Also read: Super Eagles recall thrills Leon Balogun

Balogun is also excited about travelling with the team to their second friendly away in South Africa and is looking forward to the chance to his third cap against Bafana. Balogun sat out most of yesterday's training session while Ukoh took active part but he's feeling up to it.

Swiss born Steven Ukoh who has represented Switzerland at U17 and U21 levels was very focused on the South Africa game but equally happy to experience Nigeria

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