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Balogun Features In Rangers’ Scottish Cup Win After Two Months Injury-Induced Layoff

Balogun Features In Rangers’ Scottish Cup Win After Two Months Injury-Induced Layoff

Leon Balogun returned to action after being sidelined with injury since November, as
Rangers thrashed League Two club Stirling Albion 4-0 in the Scottish Cup on Friday night.

Balogun last featured for Rangers in November last year, in a Scottish League Cup home defeat to Hibernian.

Following the 1-1 draw with Aberdeen on Tuesday, Rangers boss Giovanni van Bronckhorst rang the changes for the visit of Stirling Albion with Balogun making his long awaited return.

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And after impressing on his return from injury, the Super Eagles star was then replaced in the 60th minute.

Alex Lowry gave Rangers the lead in the 31st minute with a well-taken finish.

Rangers James Skipper Tavernier added a second with a penalty in the 37th minute then had another spot-kick saved two minutes later.

Cedric Itten slotted in a third from six yards in the 59th minute before Fashion Sakala added a fourth in the 86th minute.

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  • Ololo 2 years ago

    Welcome back balogon.. My best Central defender in the super eagles.. Fortunately his absence has shown the importance of omerue and ajayi.. Esp ajayi I never knew he still has the calmness of ajayi I use to know.. More deadly players in March will make our world cup qualification a sweet one

  • If only they sustain their formed till that time cus inconsistency has always been the problem of super eagles players.

  • Good to see you back in action.

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