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Balogun Celebrates Rangers’ Europa League Home Game Win Vs Red Star

Balogun Celebrates  Rangers’ Europa League Home Game Win Vs Red Star

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun has celebrated Rangers’ win over Red Star Belgrade in the Europa League round of 16 at the Ibrox Stadium on Thursday, Completesports.com reports.

Rangers defeated Red Star Belgrade 3-0 on to take a big clean sheet advantage into the second leg.

Nigerian stars, Joe Aribo and Calvin Bassey also featured in the encounter.

James Tavernier scored the first goal of the encounter from a penalty in the 11th minute and Alfredo Morelos made it 2-0 four minutes later.

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Balogun scored the third goal of the game in the second half as he put a thumping header beyond the reach of the goalkeeper.

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Balogun celebrates after scoring for Rangers against Red Star Belgrade at the Ibrox Stadium

Balogun took to his personal Twitter page to celebrate the win.

“European nights at Ibrox” he tweeted on Friday morning.

Up next for the Gers is a Scottish Premier League game at Dundee on Sunday, March 13 2022.

Their Europa Cup return leg match against Red Star Belgrade comes up on Friday next week March 17, 2022.

By Toju Sote

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  • I guess its a matter of who partners leon balogun in the heart of the Super Eagles defence against Ghana, if he stays injury-free. He is such a quality defender. We really missed him at the last world cup. He knows how to organize the defence.
    I would have liked to him play along side Calvin bassey but calvin is still young and learning how to be a central defender. Plus he hasn’t played against an African side, so for now he stays on the bench.
    Ekong has not played for Watford since returning from the Afcon. At least no one will blame him for all the goals they have been conceding. But he still needs to play games and stay fit.
    I guess its down to semi ajayi and omerua to partner leon. But somehow I feel the coaching crew will stick with a leon-ekong combination. Because they understand each other and ekong is the vice captain of the team.