Folarin Balogun has said that making the choice to represent the United States at the international level was a “no-brainer” as he and U.S. Soccer confirmed on Tuesday that FIFA approved his one-time switch to don the uniform of the red, white, and blue.
Reims appeared to be heading for defeat, but a spot-kick from Folarin Balogun did the job as they salvaged a point against Brest to keep them in contention for a European place next season.
Folarin Balogun scored a goal, but it was not enough as Reims fell to Marseille, while Timothy Weah was carried off with a head injury as Lille recorded a win over Toulouse.
US Soccer announced on Sunday that AZ Alkmaar attacking midfielder Djordje Mihailovic has joined the latest USMNT roster for the upcoming CONCACAF Nations League games in place of the injured Tim Weah.
Folarin Balogun scored the only goal of the game for Reims as they boosted their hopes of a European place with a win over Monaco. Elsewhere, Timothy Weah went the distance for Lille as they played a thrilling encounter against Lyon.
Folarin Balogun saved the day for Reims as his goal deep in stoppage time helped them to earn a point against 10-man Paris Saint-Germain.
Folarin Balogun continued his strong Ligue 1 campaign with a pair of goals for Reims in their win over Rennes, while USMNT starter Tim Weah’s late appearance had an indirect impact in Lille’s road victory over Clermont Foot.
Folarin Balogun scored his sixth goal of the Ligue 1 season while Erik Palmer-Brown went the distance for Troyes as both teams settled for a point.
Folarin Balogun and Reims had a positive start to their game against Clermont, but a second-half red card saw them go down in defeat.
Folarin Balogun made his debut for Reims off the bench and score a consolation goal in their heavy loss to Marseille in Ligue 1 action.