Moses Simon Named “Canary of the 2019-2020”

Super eagle star, Moses Simon Named “Canary of the 2019-2020” of Ligue 1 being the best player of the season.

The Super Eagles winger Moses Simon named best player for the 2019-20 season for Ligue 1 club Nantes after join the club from outfit Levante last summer and he played an outstanding part in helping them finish 13th in the French Ligue table.

Simon, a product of GBS Academy, started his European sojourn at Ajax in 2013 but failed to secure a deal after playing for them in pre-season. He then moved to Slovakia to join Trencin in January 2014 where he spent a year before joining Gent a year later.

He joined Levante from Gent on a five-year contract in August 2018 but he struggled to make an impact in La Liga, scoring just a goal in 19 appearances during his debut campaign at the club. He had to join  Nante on seasonal loan in other recover his form back.

In a poll conducted by the club’s fans, the Nigeria international won 40 per cent of the total 3,500 votes recorded to win the prestigious recognition.

“With nine goals and eight assists in 30 games played, all competitions combined, Moses Simon left a lasting impression. He is voted “Canary of the 2019-2020 season by Iliane” by you, supporters of the Yellow and Green,” the club announced.

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After playing 30 games for Nantes, the 24-year-old was the highest goal scorer for the club with nine goals across all competitions, including five Ligue 1 goals and he registered eight assists – the highest in the team.

It remains to be seen if the Canaries will trigger the option to buy Simon after his convincing performances during his loan spell.

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