France-based Simon who plays for FC Nantes and Amoo of Danish side FC Copenhagen were the only Nigerians to make the first list.
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Leeds is chasing a number of reinforcements this summer with Raphinha and Kalvin Phillips set to leave Elland Road. Raphinha is closing in on a move to Chelsea, while Man City is close to wrapping up a deal for Phillips.
Newcastle has a war chest to dip into after being taken over by the Saudis in January and are investing significant cash into the club.
Victor Osimhen scored four of the goals, while Terem Moffi grabbed a brace in the Match Day 2 fixture played before a very sparse crowd at the Stade Grande.
The list came to light as the Super Eagles had their first training session under new coach Jose Peseiro in the US.
Super Eagles’ First Assistant Coach, Salisu Yusuf, rather opted for Captain Ahmed Musa and forward Moses Simon.
Simon scored both goals – his fifth and sixth of the season – to help Nantes secure a 2-2 draw in front of over 36,700 fans at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis.
The Marc-Vivien Foé award is named in honour of the player from Cameroon who died in 2003 at the age of 28.
Lookman made his debut for Nigeria after coming on in the second half to replace Moses Simon in the World Cup qualifier.
The new Newcastle United owners are ready to splash the cash on the Super Eagles star as they look to avoid relegation.
Simon enjoyed a spectacular January in Cameroon, where he helped the Super Eagles record three wins in four matches at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
President Buhari spoke with the team via video conference from the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Sunday morning.
The player of FC Nantes in the French Ligue 1 has been named in the list of Best Players of the Group Stage at the 2021 AFCON.
Simon, who spoke after the team’s training session Friday, said that the team had put their past victories behind and are now looking forward to the battle against Tunisia.
The Super Eagles will file out against the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia in Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations Round of 16.
The Nantes of France star beats other top performers like Kelechi Iheanacho, Joe Aribo and Taiwo Awoniyi to the award.
The Villarreal winger scored three minutes into the game through an assist from Moses Simon.
Simon while fielding questions from newsmen said the style and tactics of Coach Eguavoen had impacted positively and improved his game greatly.
In separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria shortly after Super Eagles superlative performance defeating the Pharaohs of Egypt 1-0 in AFCON Group D opener, Friday Ekpo, a member of the 1992 squad for Super Eagles at the Nations Cup, applauded the Super Eagles for giving a good account of themselves at the teams’ opening match in Cameroon.
The FIFA Under 17 winner will be supported by Leicester’s Kelechi Iheanacho in their quest for maximum three points in the Group D opener