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Moses Simon celebrates his goal after scoring for Gent against Kortrijk

Nigerian winger Moses Daddy Simon was on target for KAA Gent who defeated visiting Mouscron 3-1 in the Belgian top flight on Friday, AOIFootball.com reports.

Royal Mouscron’s goal was scored by Nigerian striker Taiwo Awoniyi who is on loan from Liverpool.

Simon put Gent 1-0 up from the penalty spot in the 29th minute but Awoniyi equalised for Mouscron 6 minutes later.

Gent went 2-1 up thanks to Yuya Kubo’s 39th minute goal before Dylan Bronn sealed the win for the home side on 74 minutes.

The goal was Simon’s fourth in 13 league appearances, while Awoniyi’s goal was also his fourth in 14 league games played.

The game had other Nigerians in action especially for Gent where Anderson Esiti and Samuel Kalu featured. Kalu was later replaced with 15 minutes remaining.

The win took Gent to sixth on 22 points in the 16-team league table. Mouscron occupy 11th spot on 19 points.

 

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