Balogun Assures Fans He’s ‘Back On Track’ To Full Recovery From Rib Injury

Nigerian defender Leon Balogun has returned to FSV Mainz training ground after two weeks lay off.

Many fear that he might miss out on a place in Nigeria’s squad to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia but the Super Eagles star has provided a positive update on his Instagram account about his rib injury

The 29-year-old has missed Mainz’s last two league games against Augsburg and Leipzig due to injury.

 He last featured for Mainz in their 2-0 win against Freiburg at the OPEL Arena on April 16.

Mainz manager, Sandro Shwarz stated on Thursday during his pre-match press conference ahead of Saturday’s Bundesliga clash against Borussia Dortmund that the defender had not been able to train fully with the rest of the squad.

But the centre-back has now assured his fans he is on the track to attaining full fitness.

Balogun posted on his Instagram a photo of him in training with the caption: “Back on track 👟⚽💥”

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