Simon Deserves ‘Man of the Match’ Against Egypt, Not Iheanacho — Okocha


A Nigerian former footballer, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha, has stated Moses Simon deserved to be  named Man of the Match against Egypt.

Simon was a hot asset for the dazzling Super Eagles as they beat the Pharaohs 1-0 in their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations opening fixture on Tuesday.

Simon, a Nantes winger dribbled previous avid gamers on the right flank and created potentialities for his teammates.

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Okocha, speaking with newsmen after the match said: “For me, Moses Simon is the man of the match. He tormented the Pharaohs of Egypt.

“He become a menace. He introduced out many crosses that can like ended in goals. I grasp he triggered loads of havoc and he deserved the man of the match, anyway my idea,” he added.

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