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Nigerian youngster wins Belgian league title

22 May 2015, 11:31

Brussels - Nigerian youngster Moses Simon has won the Belgian league title with his club side KAA Gent after they defeated Standard Liege 2-0 to win the play-offs, Supersport reports.

Needing a win to edge closest rivals Anderlecht, Gent made sure they scrubbed the top of the pan by scoring a goal in each half to hand them their first ever Belgian league title.

Playing in front of their fans at the Ghelamco Arena in Gent, the Buffalos went ahead in the 18th minute through Sven Kums goal from a Rami Gershon assist.

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Standard who were without their Nigerian striker, Imoh Ezekiel, after his was red carded in their last game threw everything at Gent as Igor de Camargo and Geoffrey Mujangi Bia tried to breach the Gent defence to no avail.

Moses Simon, who has been included in the Flying Eagles team to the Fifa Under-20 World Cup in New Zealand, was a constant threat from the wings and one of his dashing runs into the Liege area gave Gent the cushion they needed.

The speedy Nigerian was upended in the box and Brazilian Renato Neto coolly slotted home to give Gent a 2-0 lead in the 50th minute.

Gent were able to hold on and secure their first ever Belgian league title.

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- SuperSport

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