Balogun & Eagles legends react to Xenophobic attacks in SA

Football Lifestyle By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 05/09/2019

Brighton & Hove Albion center-back Leon Balogun, John Ogu plus Super Eagles legends Austin Jay-Jay Okocha, Nwankwo Kanu, Joseph Yobo, and Carl Ikeme have reacted to Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.

The 31-year-old Berlin-born is the latest Nigerians to comment on the Xenophobic attacks currently going on in South Africa with a lot of his country people have lost their lives, while some have lost businesses worth millions of naira after they were attacked by the indigene who has accused them of stealing their jobs alongside Zambians and citizens of other countries also affected by the attacks.

Balogun took his social media to lent their voices to the unprovoked attack on Nigerians living and doing business in South Africa.

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Let’s be our brother’s keeper Africa 😭😭💔💔

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AFRICA AFRICANS LOVE is ALL #onelove Let love lead! . #africa #world #love #nigeria #leadership #southafrica

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ONE AFRICA 🙏🏾 #saynotoxenophobia 💔💔💔

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Meanwhile, the South Africa Football Association (SAFA) have announced that Madagascar have replaced Zambia as Bafana Bafana’s friendly opponents after Chipolopolo pulled out of the proposed friendly against the Bafana Bafana due to concerns over their security in the wake of the Xenophobic attacks.