*Wishes Dijon goalkeeper quick recovery
There is jubilation in the camp of high flying French Ligue 1 club, Nantes FC after earlier injured top forward of the club, Moses Simon gets the all-clear to return to the team for this weekend’s clash, AOIFootball.com reports.
Simon, who was voted man of the match in the 3-3 draw against Dijon away despite playing for only 43 minutes, was forced out of the game due to an injury he sustained after colliding with Dijon’s goalkeeper, Alfred Gomis who will now be sidelined for the remainder of the season.
The game at Stade Gaston Gerard ended 3-3, but the shot-stopper sustained the injury after a clash with Nigerian forward Moses Simon on the half-hour mark.
Speaking exclusively to AOIFootball.com, the former KAA Gent forward had mixed feelings as he also reflected on Gomis’ injury and wished him a quick recovery.
“I’m really happy I’m fine now and the initial fears about my injury have been dispelled. I trained alone on Wednesday and I felt better and I will join my colleagues tomorrow in training ahead of this weekend’s clash,” the forward stated.
Speaking further, the Simon expressed sadness following the news that Dijon goalkeeper he collided with will be out till the end of the season.
“I feel bad about my friend Gomis who has been declared to be injured and out for the season and I wish him a speedy recovery,” Moses said.
The news of his recovery will come as a cheering one for Coach Christian Gourcuff who admitted the exit of Simon affected his side in the encounter as he hopes to return the team to impress.
Simon who has been very impressive this season, scoring 9 goals in all competitions this season with 5 assists.