UD Levante winger Moses Simon is set to make the final cut to
the AFCON, but as a left wingback with the Super Eagles.
Simon has already played this role for his La Liga club this
past season and with coach Gernot Rohr now favouring a more offensive 3-5-2
formation than his usual 4-2-3-1 in Egypt, the former KAA Gent star has already
booked his place on the flight to his first AFCON.
Rohr played Moses Simon in this new Eagles role in today’s
training in Asaba and he appeared satisfied with how the player performed as he
walked up to him after the session to further encourage him.
Moses Simon missed last year’s World Cup in Russia due to
Besides his speed down the left flanks, he is also not shy to
help out in the defence by tracking back if need be.