Moses Simon scores late minute goal to inspire Nantes to 1-0 win over Nice

Moses Simon scores late minute goal to inspire Nantes to 1-0 win over Nice

- Moses Simon scores stunning goal in Nantes victory over Nice

- The Super Eagles star took his tally to two goals after seven matches

- Simon will be a part of the Nigerian team to face Brazil in a friendly match this month

Super Eagles striker Moses Simon scores the only goal that inspired his Ligue 1 side FC Nantes to victory over Nice at the Stade de la Beaujoire earlier this weekend.

The 24-year-old fired his side to victory with a towering header after connecting with Abdoul Kader Bamba's in the 86th minute of the meeting.

Simon however took his French League tally to two goals after seven matches so far this season with one assist credited to his name.

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The Nigerian international was later replaced in the 90th minute with Samuel Moutoussamy having helped them secure maximum victory.

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Nantes are now second behind Paris Saint Germain with 19 points after nine matches on the log and their next match is against Metz.

He will now shift focus to Nigeria's friendly encounter against Brazil scheduled for October 13 in Singapore.

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The winger was part of coach Gernot Rohr's side that won bronze medal at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations championship in Egypt this summer. earlier reported that Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen has emerged as third best African goals scorer in top five European Leagues so far this season.

The 20-year-old joined French League side Lille this summer from Belgian League side Royal Charleroi on a five year deal valued around €12 million.

He has however gone ahead to score six goals and two assists in eight Ligue 1 appearances in his first two months at the club.

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