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BREAKING: LEON BALOGUN OUT OF SUPER EAGLES TIE WITH EGYPT

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The Super Eagles of Nigeria have got more defensive worries ahead of their clash against Egypt after Leon Balogun suffered a hamstring injury that rules him out of Nigeria’s double header against Egypt.

Nigeria take on Egypt on the 25th of March in Kaduna with the reverse tie schedule to take place in Alexandria four days later as both team battle for the leadership of Group G that guarantees automatic qualification for next year AFCON.

However Nigeria will have to play both legs of the encounter without their most inform defender who missed Mainz 05 league game against Werder Bremen with an hamstring injury that will rule him out for two weeks.

Owngoalnigeria.com gathered from sources close to the player that he is gutted over the setback after he was handed a call up into the squad for the Egypt game following an online protest by fans of the Super Eagles.

Already Kenneth Omeruo has being ruled out through injury and with Godfrey Obaboana and Efe Ambrose not listed by their respective teams in Europe, the Super Eagles are in disarray defensively ahead of the must win game.