Moses Simon has been named Man of the Match following Nigeria’s snug 3- 1 win in opposition to Sudan on the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
Simon scored a objective and bagged an help within the encounter.
The FC Nantes winger was readily available to tee-up Samuel Chukwueze for Nigeria’s opening objective within the third minute of the encounter within the Cameroonian metropolis of Garoua, earlier than occurring to seize his first objective of the AFCON a minute into the second half with a deft end.
“I’m blissful to win this award, it’s good to be named the very best participant on the evening,” Simon mentioned after the sport
“The award is just not for me alone, it’s for the complete group. A very powerful factor is that we received and I’m blissful about it.”
The 25-year-old additionally impressed in Nigeria’s 1-0 win in opposition to Egypt on Tuesday however was crushed to the Man of the Match award by teammate Kelechi Iheanacho, scorer of Nigeria’s solely objective in opposition to the Pharaohs.