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Balogun Believes Super Eagles Have Mentality To Recover From Croatia Defeat

Balogun Believes Super Eagles Have Mentality To Recover From Croatia Defeat

By James Agberebi:

Leon Balogun has played down the Super Eagles’ 2-0 defeat to Croatia in their Group D opening game at the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Saturday, expressing confidence that they will bounce back.

The Super Eagles got their campaign off to a poor start with the a 2-0 defeat which left them bottom of the group.

An own goal by Oghenekaro Etebo in the first half off a header by Mario Mandzukic gave put Croatia 1-0 up.

And in the second half, Luka Modric sealed the win by converting from the penalty spot following a foul on Mandzukic by William Troost-Ekong.

Balogun tweeted on Sunday: “No defeat is too great to recover and bounce back.”

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  • It will be a miracles for u to defeats Island and Argentina will beat you. You better have your flight arrangements back to Nigeria or Perhaps Germany finalised.

  • raymond 3 years ago

    Balogun, just shut up. U guys couldn’t even pull a draw against Croatia and u are talking about bouncing back. Against which country if I may ask … Togo?

  • IchieIchie 3 years ago

    Eagles will soar. They are not totally bad against Croats. Just watch the match again without pressure. No singles shot on goal from Croats in game that’s why uzoho didn’t make any direct save. He was not under pressure. The goals are just mistakes from dead ball. Am hopeful by God’s grace.