Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun is injured again, his club Mainz 05 have revealed.
Balogun recently underwent surgery for broken cheekbones and had to wear a mask while playing for the Bundesliga side and the Super Eagles.
He was left out of Mainz’s Bundesliga clash on Saturday against Cologne after featuring for Nigeria in the 4-2 friendly win over Argentina on Tuesday in Krasnodar, Russia.
Mainz have now explained why the centre-back could not feature on Saturday.
“ @LeonBalogun suffered a fracture to his left hand on Friday and has undergone surgery. Luckily, he will be able to carry on playing ,” Mainz tweeted on Sunday.
“Get well soon, Leon! “