Simon : We Are Not Afraid Of Anybody As We Move Our Way Up To AFCON Victory

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Super Eagles winger, Moses Simon is upbeat that Nigeria has what it takes to defeat any of its opponent as it charges towards a fourth AFCON title reports.

Simon was in action on Monday evening when the Super Eagles defeated group stage opponent Guinea-Bissau to reach the 2023 Africa Cup Of Nations (AFCON) knockout stages.

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Moses Simon determined Nigeria can win the 2023 AFCON
Moses Simon

The FC Nantes forward was instrumental for the Green and White Eagles, mesmerising opposition defenders with his skills.

After a keenly contested thirty minutes, Nigeria put themselves in front with about nine minutes to the end of first period.

Simon received a quick pass from teammate, raced with the ball towards the opponent’s box, and upon sighting Osimhen in the box laid a low cross. But in a bit to relieve the pressure, defender Opa Sangate ballooned the ball into his own net.

What Moses Simon said about future AFCON opponents

The Owngoal was all that the Super Eagles needed to qualify for the knockout stages. Speaking after the match, Moses who won the player of the match award, revealed his team isn’t afraid of any opposition.

“It was a good win for us. To make it from the group was a good one for us, “ Simon said during his post-match interaction with the media.

“We are not thinking about the opponent we will be facing in the next round. I can’t even say we have any preference on a team we want to face.

Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen.

“We have to be ready for all opposition if we want to win the title.Any team that we draw in the next round, we are ready for them and all other teams too.”

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Nigeria will now have to wait for other group games to be concluded before knowing it’s next opponent.

In another story, the Black Stars of Ghana have crashed out of the 2023 AFCON. The four-time African champions crashed out without winning any of its three group games.

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