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Oliseh glad to see Super Eagles star in UCL

17 September 2015, 11:09

Lagos - Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh was happy to see former Flying Eagles player who featured for the Super Eagles recently, Moses Simon start for KAA Gent in the UEFA Champions League last night.

Moses Simon made his debut in the money spinning UCL for his Belgian club, KAA Gent and the Super Eagles manager, Oliseh was glad to see him start against French club, Olympique Lyon.

Oliseh's tweet on Wednesday night after hostilities began in the UCL reads: "Glad to see Moses Simon start for Gent as they take on Lyon in the Champions league. A good week for our Super Eagles players so far".

Also read: Oliseh salutes Iheanacho, Ighalo

Moses Simon saw 69 minutes of action as his club, KAA Gent drew 1-1 with Olympique Lyon but two other Nigerians weren't that lucky on the night. Former West Bromwich Albion record signing, Brown Ideye and Nosa Igiebor who plays for Israeli club, Maccabi Tel Aviv got bashed in their respective games.

Midfielder, John Obi Mikel wasn't in action when Chelsea took on Maccabi Tel Aviv but the Blues handed Nosa Igiebor and his colleagues from Israel a 4-0 defeat. Brown Ideye who left English club after a season to Greek club, Olympiakos debut for the Greek club in the UCL against German team, Bayern Munich which ended 3-0 in favour of the visiting German club.

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