Moses Simon: Super Eagles Star Reportedly Rushed to Hospital, Video Trends

Moses Simon: Super Eagles Star Reportedly Rushed to Hospital, Video Trends

  • Moses Simon will miss the rest of the campaign after sustaining an injury in Nigeria’s 2-0 friendly defeat to Mali on Tuesday night, March 26
  • Simon was stretchered off the pitch around the half-hour mark after colliding with the Malian goalkeeper
  • reports that the winger was reportedly rushed to the hospital following the incident, with his club providing an update on the extent of his injury journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has over 9 years of experience covering sports and football.

Marrakech, Morocco - Super Eagles of Nigeria winger, Moses Simon, was reportedly rushed to the hospital on Tuesday, March 26.

This is according to Adepoju Tobi Samuel, a former media officer of the Future Eagles.

Injured Moses Simon rushed to hospital
Injured Moses Simon has been ruled out for the rest of the season. Photo credit: NurPhoto
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Samuel who was at the stadium when Simon was clumsily challenged by Mali players in a friendly, said the Nantes' man's injury "looks serious".

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On Wednesday, March 27, Simon trended on X.

He wrote with an accompanying video:

"Moses Simon injury looks serious, he’s in tears. Rushed to the hospital.
"Let's say a prayer for Simon. Get well soon Simon. You will come back stronger."

Mose Simon's injury latest

Meanwhile, Nantes released a statement on Wednesday, March 27, concerning Simon.

The French Ligue 1 club said their star forward has been ruled out for the rest of the season after fracturing his fibula during Nigeria's game against Mali.

The statement by Nantes partly reads:

“Moses Simon was injured yesterday (Tuesday, March 26) against Mali. Our Nigerian forward suffers from a broken fibula which means the end of the season.
“FC Nantes is already keen to provide its full support to its attacker and wishes him a speedy recovery!”

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Earlier, reported that the Eagles of Mali on Tuesday night, March 26, defeated the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

Goals from El Bilal Toure and Kamory Doumbia in each half condemned Finidi George's boys to defeat in Marrakech, Morocco in an international friendly.

The loss is coach Finidi’s first loss as the interim coach of the Super Eagles after a 2-1 win over a 10-man Ghana side on Friday, March 22.


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