Fit-Again Balogun Returns To Action In Wigan’s Friendly Vs Fleetwood Town


Nigeria defender Leon Balogun was in action in Wigan Athletic’s behind closed doors friendly against Fleetwood Town at the DW Stadium, reports

Balogun missed the Latics Sky Bet Championship 2-0 away win against Huddersfield Town last weekend due to injury.

The 31-year-old is now in line to feature in Saturday’s home clash against Blackburn Rovers.

“📸 Minutes for a number of first team players today in a behind closed doors match with @ftfc at the DW Stadium!

“Players involved: Jones, Weir, Balogun, Naismith, Pearce, Macleod, Evans, Mlakar, Gelhardt, Jacobs, Garner, Obi, Dobre, Crankshaw, Baningime,” reads a tweet on Wigan’s official Twitter handle.

Balogun joined Wigan on a six-month loan deal from Premier League club Brighton &Hove Albion on transfer deadline day.

The centre-back has made six league appearances for Paul Cook’s since his arrival.

By Adeboye Amosu


Source: Complete Sports