Leon Balogun

Date of birth28 June 1988
Place of birthBerlin, Germany
NationalityNigerian
Weight81 kg
Height1.90 m
PositionDefender

Leon Balogun played for FC Hertha 03 Zehlendorf during his youth career.

He joined Brighton and Hove Albion in July 2018 with a two-year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Türkiyemspor Berlin 01 Jul 2007 30 Jun 2008
Hannover 96 01 Jul 2008 30 Jun 2010
Werder Bremen 01 Jul 2010 30 Jun 2012
Fortuna Düsseldorf 01 Jul 2012 30 Jun 2014
SV Darmstadt 98 02 Oct 2014 30 Jun 2015
1.FSV Mainz 05 01 Jul 2015 30 Jun 2018
Brighton and Hove Albion 01 Jul 2018

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2018-19 Brighton and Hove Albion Premier League 3
3
1
2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
19 Aug 2018 Brighton and Hove Albion v Manchester United W 3-2 Premier League
25 Aug 2018 Liverpool v Brighton and Hove Albion L 1-0 Premier League
01 Dec 2018 Huddersfield Town v Brighton and Hove Albion W 1-2 Premier League
04 Dec 2018 Brighton and Hove Albion v Crystal Palace W 3-1 Premier League
08 Dec 2018 Burnley v Brighton and Hove Albion L 1-0 Premier League
16 Dec 2018 Brighton and Hove Albion v Chelsea L 1-2 Premier League


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2013-14 Nigeria International Friendly
1
2016-17 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 1
1
2016-17 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 1
2016-17 Nigeria International Friendly 1
1
2017-18 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 6
2
2017-18 Nigeria International Friendly 5
2018-19 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 4


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
05 Mar 2014 Mexico v Nigeria D 0-0 International Friendly
27 May 2016 Nigeria v Mali W 1-0 International Friendly
03 Sep 2016 Nigeria v Tanzania W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group G
12 Nov 2016 Nigeria v Algeria W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
23 Mar 2017 Nigeria v Senegal D 1-1 International Friendly
01 Sep 2017 Nigeria v Cameroon W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
04 Sep 2017 Cameroon v Nigeria D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
10 Nov 2017 Algeria v Nigeria L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
14 Nov 2017 Argentina v Nigeria W 2-4 International Friendly
23 Mar 2018 Poland v Nigeria W 0-1 International Friendly
28 May 2018 Nigeria v Congo DR D 1-1 International Friendly
02 Jun 2018 England v Nigeria L 2-1 International Friendly
06 Jun 2018 Nigeria v Czech Republic L 0-1 International Friendly
16 Jun 2018 Croatia v Nigeria L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group D
22 Jun 2018 Nigeria v Iceland W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group D
26 Jun 2018 Nigeria v Argentina L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Group D
08 Sep 2018 Seychelles v Nigeria W 0-3 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group E
13 Oct 2018 Nigeria v Libya W 4-0 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group E
16 Oct 2018 Libya v Nigeria W 2-3 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group E
17 Nov 2018 South Africa v Nigeria D 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group E


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.