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Super Eagles recall thrills Leon Balogun

20 March 2015, 12:28

Lagos - SV Darmstadt 98 defender Leon Balogun says it's a honor to be recalled into the Nigeria squad for the two international friendlies against Uganda and Bolivia next week, Supersport reports.

Balogun, who has only one cap for the Super Eagles was injured on his debut as Nigeria drew 0-0 with Mexico in an international friendly at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta in March last year.

Since then, the right back who can also play in central defence has been out of the set up and didn't recover in time for the World Cup, but has been in impressive form for 2.Bundesliga side Darmstadt this season.

Also read: Ideye, Balogun impress Keshi

"I'm very proud of getting a call up back to the team over a year after my first invitation against Mexico,"Balogun told www.sv98.de.

"After the injury against Mexico, I was not invited again but I never gave up hope and I'm grateful to the club that I got an opportunity to be back in the national team.

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