February, 2 2024.
The man of the match against Angola, Moses Simon wasted no time in dedicating the award to the great legend, who died during a World Cup qualifiers against Angola on the field of play.
According to the Fc Nantes winger, “I read about how patriotic he was during his playing days, and it gladdens my heart to have won the ‘man of the match’ award against the same country that Late hero, Sam okparaji slumped on the field of play while playing against Palancas Negras on August 12, 1989 during a world cup match. May his soul continue to rest in peace.
“I want the family to take console in today's victory against Angola”.
The man of the match concluded by saying “the team will remain resolute till they win the trophy”.