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Super Eagles Defender Leon Balogun Suffers Another Injury Setback

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Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun is in a race against time to be fit for Mainz 05 first competitive game of 2017 due to a muscular problems with his thigh.

Injuries and fitness issues made him play a bit part role for Mainz 05 towards the end of last year, and same demons are once again threatening his immediate action with the team.

Balogun will undergo a late fitness taste later today, to determine if he will be in action when they take on Cologne in their first Bundesliga game of the year.

So far he has made 11 league appearances for Mainz 05 this season, with three other appearances to his name in both domestic and international cup competition as well.