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Balogun: I am proud and grateful to be a part of this team.

Leon Balogun enjoyed a challenging time in his first season in England enjoying little game time at Brighton. However, his fortunes seem to have turned at present club Wigan Athletic and the Nigerian has expressed his feelings following their recent victory against Hull City.

The club has struggled all season following the financial stress of covid 19 and Wigan going into administration the result of which the club found itself just above the relegation zone leading to their match against Hull City. The players and club administrators sacrificed pay cuts to keep the club in operation and the victory against Hull was the more enjoyable. Balogun expressed his joy through his official twitter page.

‘’Back with a bang whatever happens: I am proud and grateful to be part of this team. The character of the team is simply amazing and I wouldn’t want to miss it! This win is for everybody working for, supporting and loving this club.

The Nigerian has struggled to retain his place in the Nigerian defense since after the 2019 African Cup of Nations.

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