By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com-Nigeria


Super Eagles defender, Leon Aderemi Balogun have joined English Championship side, Wigan Athletic on loan from English Premier League side, Brighton and Hove Albion.

Balogun made the switch on transfer deadline day (January 31, 2020) and will be with the Lactics for the remaining part of the season. The Nigerian International however, will not be available for Wigan’s next Championship game against Leeds United.

Leon Balogun joined Brighton Hove and Albion from German Bundesliga side, Mainz 05 in 2018 and has failed to get regular playing time at the club.
He has featured for clubs including Türkiyemspor Berlin (2007-2008), Hannover 96 (2008-2010), Werder Bremen (2010-2012),
Fortuna Düsseldorf (2012-2014), Darmstadt (2014-2015) and
Mainz 05 (2015-2018).

He was part of Super Eagles squad that won bronze medal at 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.


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