Abuja - Super
Eagles defender Leon Balogun has described their 2-0 win over Le Sao of Chad as
a ‘very difficult’ game.
26-year old started from right back for the Eagles in Kaduna, and had an
underwhelming start to the game, but eventually picked up towards the end of
the first half and continued impressively in the second.
he says it was a difficult game for him playing under the heat in the Northern
city of Kaduna.
wasn’t my first time (playing for Nigeria) because I’ve been here before but it
was different because of the heat,” he said to News24.
heat was much and it was a difficult game but I got used to it and we as a team
used it to our advantage,” Balogun reckoned.
the Chadians, Balogun described them as ‘very aggressive’ and ‘didn’t try to
play football’, but insists the Super Eagles were the better team.
were very aggressive and didn’t try to play football,” he said, “But we were
the better team especially in the second half because they didn’t really have
any chance and couldn’t even get the ball.
we were very good with the ball and kept control of the game and I think the
result was just fair,” he opined.
play in the German Bundesliga next season, as his club, Darmstadt 98 secured
promotion from the Bundesliga 2.