The Super Eagles did not excite over each legs, ultimately crashing out on away goals, because the Ghanaians held on to a deserved draw in Abuja.
At full time, Balogun was one of many more heartbroken players, seen expressing his disbelief within the few moments earlier than offended fans chased players and employees alike into the tunnel.
Having come to terms with the tough reality, Balogun took to his official Instagram handle to apologize to Nigerians whereas additionally calling for help in future endeavours.
“In my 8 years as a Super Eagle, I’ve by no means seen so many hopeful and joyful faces supporting us, pushing us on relentlessly to succeed in our common aim and it was both, extremely touching and overwhelming,” Balogun stated in part of his assertion.
Balogun, who was one of many few respectable performers throughout both legs, requested Nigerians to look past the shortcomings of the Super Eagles, and assist them in future endeavours.
“As players, we understand how much of an impact football can have on the mood of the nation – therefore we share your disappointment, frustration and pain.
“Abeg Naija no vex, make WE move forward in Unity – The Super Eagles of Nigeria go soar again!” the statement read.
Balogun, Joe Aribo and Calvin Bassey all featured in each legs for the Super Eagles. The trio will return to Scotland just in time to face arch-rivals Celtic in the Previous Firm Derby on April 3.
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