Super Eagles and Brighton defender, Leon Balogun has disclosed the role of a witch doctor in helping him revive his soccer career.
Following divers injuries and loss of form that has almost halt is career, Balogun said his sister encouraged him to consult a spiritualist and he readily agreed.
Balogun played a key role for the Super Eagles in the World Cup qualifier and the tournament in Russia.
In his interview with BBC, he revealed his encounter with the witch doctor, stating how he was made to reconnect back to his nation, Nigeria.
“I had a lot of issues with injuries so my sister said look, I have this one lady I always go and see her and she reads auras. I was like let’s give it a try”.
“She asked some questions about me and my right shoulder if I had an injury or something. I thought how would she know? I can see a hole in your aura on that side.
“I showed her my scar there and it was attracting bad energies and it gives them entrance into your whole being.
“After she asked me if I had lost someone close to me or a dear person five years ago and that’s when she had my attention because my grandma died around that time.
“I had never really met my grandma in Nigeria but when she died it was one of the worst feeling I’ve had in my life.
“This lady, she could read it or see it somehow and she gave me the advice to go to Nigeria and reconnect with the c