Moses Simon Reveals A Shocker, Disagrees With His Nantes Goal Of The Season Award

Moses Simon Nantes Goal Of The Season Award

Moses Simon has enjoyed a highly successful season with French Ligue 1 club Nantes.

The 24-year-old was voted Nantes’ player of the season with 40% of the vote, and, a few days later, his header against Nice was voted the club’s goal of the season.

Simon told ESPN both awards were unexpected boons for him: “To be honest, I did not expect it.

“I just wanted to go there and do my job.

“I didn’t even expect that goal to win it. I thought it would be the goal against PSG. But they voted that one to be the best goal.

“I don’t mind though, it is my goal so it doesn’t matter. I just think the goal against PSG was better.”

Whatever the case, the Nigerian has enjoyed a remarkable turnaround after a gloomy spell at Levante, the Spanish club he joined on a five-year deal from Belgian side Gent in 2018.

A measly return of one goal from 19 appearances was testament to just how miserable the Super Eagles star was in Spain.

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Nantes have the option of making Simon’s deal permanent and they very well may.

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Oseg Hale

Written by Oseg Hale

Oseg has been a writer since 2013. His passion for helping people in all aspects of sports flow through in the expert coverage he provides in writing for GoalBall.

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