AFCON 2021: Nigeria linchpin Moses Simon states readiness to tackle Sudan

AFCON 2021: Nigeria linchpin Moses Simon states readiness to take on Sudan

The Nantes ahead was the Pharaohs’ tormentor in chief when Nigeria beat Egypt, and he is able to do the identical to the Sudanese facet

Nigeria ahead Moses Simon has affirmed the Tremendous Eagles’ readiness to tackle the Falcons of Sudan after they sq. off in opposition to their North African counterparts on Saturday.

Moses was the tormentor in chief when the Tremendous Eagles took on Egypt on Tuesday. He supplied the cross that led to Kelechi Iheanacho’s clincher within the first half. And his pace stored the Egyptian defence in examine.

On paper, the sport in opposition to the Pharaohs was purported to be probably the most difficult tie within the group, however the Tremendous Eagles made gentle of it after their dominant show.

Nigeria sq. off in opposition to Sudan subsequent, and contemplating the disparity in high quality between each side, the Tremendous Eagles are huge favourites going into the tie.

Nonetheless, Moses has acknowledged that he and his teammates would strategy the sport with all seriousness.

“The sport in opposition to Sudan is one thing we simply have to be cautious with as a result of now in Africa, there isn’t any small crew,” Moses mentioned in an interview with Victor Modo.

“So, after all, we simply must go all in all. The best way we took the sport in opposition to Egypt is likewise the identical factor that we’re going to do in opposition to Sudan. We have now to do our greatest and provides 100 per cent to have three factors.”

The Tremendous Eagles will seal their spot within the knockout phases in the event that they beat Sudan on Saturday.