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Moses Simon Shares Heartwarming Moment With Young Fan After Nantes' Win Over Lorient: Video
- Nigeria winger Moses Simon inspired Nantes to victory against Lorient
- Simon provided two assists and scored in the game against Lorient in Ligue 1
- The Super Eagles star shared the moment with a young fan
Moses Simon celebrated FC Nantes' victory over Lorient by sharing a heartwarming moment with a young fan, who could be his son, at the end of a thrilling encounter at the Stade de la Beaujoire.
The in-form Super Eagles forward scored and provided a brace of assists as the Yellow Canneries defeated Lorient 5-3 in Ligue 1 on Saturday.
After the game, players and technical team members of Nantes celebrated in front of their fans as they continue their fine start to the season.
In a video shared on social media, Simon was spotted with a young boy who was excitedly cheering with the players, picking him up to enjoy the moment together.
FC Lorient got off to a bright start after Eli Kroupi Jr opened the scoring for the visitors in the sixth minute but Simon delivered the assist for Nantes' leveller in the 42nd minute, which was converted by Mathis Albine.
Right after the break, the host took the lead through Eray Comert before Egyptian Mostafa Mohamed extended the advantage for Nantes.
Moments later, Romain Faivre pulled one back for the visitors before Simon created Florent Mollet's goal.
With five minutes remaining, Lorient scored again through Tosin Aiyegun before Simon sealed the win, scoring from the spot late in injury time.
The 28-year-old has been in sensational form this season, scoring a goal of the year contender in the game against Clermont Foot last week, as reported by soccerng.com.
Moses Simon scores goal of the season contender
Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Super Eagles star Moses Simon scored a 'Puskas Contender' goal in Nantes 1-0 win over Clermont Foot in the French Ligue 1.
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The Nigerian international's goal earned Nantes their first win of the season in the French League.
The Canaries were without a win in their opening four games in Ligue 1 this season, earning just two points.