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Moses Simon Out Of World Cup Qualifier

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Posted: Sep 20, 2016 at 3:05 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Super Eagles striker, Moses Simon has been ruled out of the 2018 World Cup qualifying match against Zambia on October 9, 2016 due to a hamstring injury.

His club, Gent, conrfirmed after scan result at the weekend that the player has suffered hamstring tear.
The winger sustained the injury in the closing minutes of the first half during Gent’s 1-1 draw with Sporting Braga in the Europa League last Thursday.
Speaking after the 1-0 loss to Oostende on Sunday, Gent manager Hein Vanhaezebrouck did not reveal the number of weeks the Nigerian will have to spend on the sidelines, but it is assumed that he will be unavailable for up to three weeks.

In nine outings for Gent in all competitions so far this season, Moses Simon has scored two goals and provided three assists.
Nigeria coach Rohr is also sweating on the fitness of Portuguese-based striker Oghenekaro Etebo ahead of the national team’s next fixture.