Brighton Debunks Claims that Balogun Opted Out of Eagles/Ukraine Friendly

first_imgSpeaking to reporters at Thursday’s pre-match press conference, Potter said: ‘’Yves Bissouma has had the go-ahead to start training with us from next week.“Leon Balogun had a bit of tightness and needs an extra day, but apart from that everyone else has come back fit and ready from their national sides.’’Balogun joined the Seagulls from Mainz in the summer of 2018 and has made 11 appearances for the Premier League club so far, scoring one goal against Crystal Palace.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Brighton & Hove coach Graham Potter has dismissed as nonsense reports in the local media which claimed that Leon Balogun deliberately withdrew from the Nigeria squad ahead of Tuesday’s friendly against Ukraine.It was wrongly suggested that the central defender departed the Super Eagles Dnipro camp after he was omitted from the starting line-up against the Ukrainians.However, Potter has confirmed that his number 14 is racing against the clock to be fit for Saturday’s Premier League meeting against Burnley.last_img read more

Body of security officer found in trench close to work

first_imgThe lifeless body of a security officer was on Monday evening discovered in a trench in the vicinity of his place of employment.The dead man has been identified as 71-one-year-old Aubrey Alexander, formerly of Second Street, Rose Hall Town, and of Hogsty. He reportedly left home for work on Saturday evening and was not seen or heard from until the discovery on Monday evening.He was employed at the Sukram Service Station as a security officer up to the time of his demise.Following the gruesome discovery, one of the managers of the establishment, Nahar Sukram, told media operatives that Alexander did not show up for the night shift on Sunday afternoon.“The next morning, he did not show up then the next day at around 3 O’clock, the boy who checks the fuel, he went at the back of the station, saw a body floating in the trench.”Based on the clothes on the corpse, the workers thought it could be Alexander. The police were summoned to the scene and upon pulling out the body, it was confirmed that it was that of Alexander.“The police took him to the Port Mourant Hospital Mortuary and they took statements from us and I told them that he works as a security guard here.” Several persons were questioned and statements taken as Police continue their investigations.It is believed that Alexander consumed alcohol on a regular basis. “I don’t know if it is on duty or not but he drinks”, the manager stated.Meanwhile, Police have also confirmed that there were no visible marks of violence on the man’s body when it was discovered.last_img read more