Nigeria’s Simon on better game-time in La Liga, looks forward to AFCON
Nigeria’s Simon on better game-time in La Liga, looks forward to AFCON
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Nigeria’s Simon on better game-time in La Liga, looks forward to AFCON

Super Eagles forward, Moses Simon, is grateful to be finally enjoying regular football at La Liga'a Levante, adding that he is excited by the prospect of playing in the 2019 AFCON.

The Jos-born 23-year-old has enjoyed playing time in the second half of this season, making 15 appearances that includes one goal.

"Ideally, everyone wants to play but you just have to patiently wait for your time," Simon told BBC Sport.

"After starting five games in a row, I'm just glad to be on the pitch and helping my club.

"To get a chance helps personally and contributing on a regular basis is all I want to keep doing at Levante.

The former GBS Academy player also expressed his desire to wear the colours of Nigeria at the upcoming 2019 AFCON tournament.

"Everyone wants to play for the country and everyone's fighting hard to make it to the Nations Cup. It's going to be interesting and it will only bring the best of out of the team," he said.

"I haven't had the opportunity to play for the Super Eagles in a major tournament, I can only focus on myself and make strong impacts to get there,” Simon concluded.

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