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Moses Simon beats Mehdi Abeid to Nantes award

17:21 GMT+4 10/11/2019
Moses Simon Nantes 2019-20
The 24-year-old Nigeria international has been announced as the Canaries’ best player for last month, following his electrifying displays

Moses Simon has been named Nantes Player of the Month for October, beating Algeria international Mehdi Abeid to the prize.

The 24-year-old scored four goals last month to see off competition from Abeid, Nicolas Pallois and Andrei Girotto to win the individual accolade.

The Super Eagles star started the month on a high, scoring the match-winner against Nice. He then went on to notch a hat-trick in their 8-0 Cup win against Paris.

In total, the winger has five goals in 13 games, since his summer loan switch from Spanish club Levante.

The forward will be expected to replicate his goalscoring form in Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against the Republic of Benin and Lesotho on November 13 and 17 respectively.