Moses Simon Biography

Moses Simon

Quick Facts About Moses Simon

Celebrated Name Moses Simon
Age 26 Years
Nick Name Moses Simon
Birth Name Moses Daddy-Ajala Simon
Birth Date 1995-07-12
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Birth Nation Nigeria
Nationality Nigerian
Place Of Birth Jos, Nigeria
Horoscope Cancer
Ethnicity African
Religion Christianity
Career Start 2003
Marital Status Married
Wife Lbukun Sarah Adenuga
Children Two daughters
Height 5 ft. 6 inches
Weight 70kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth £1 Million-£5 Million
Salary £1.5 Million
Current Team FC Nantes
Position Forward/Winger
Jersey Number 27
Links Instagram

Moses Daddy-Ajala Simon professionally known as Moses Simon is a Nigerian professional football player who plays for Ligue 1 club FC Nantes and the Nigerian national team as a forward. He started playing football for the youth academy of GBS Academy in 2003 and played until 2013. On 10 May 2013, he signed a pre-contractual agreement with Dutch club AFC Ajax to join them in pre-season training and made his first appearance for Ajax on 13 July 2013 in a pre-season friendly match. He made a further appearance on 17 July 2013 playing for the reserves team Jong Ajax in a pre-season friendly match. On 13 January 2014, he signed a three-year contract for Slovak side AS Trencin and made his league debut against MFK Kosice. He made his club's international debut during Trencin's 2014-15 UEFA European League campaign. On 6 January 2015, he signed for K.A.A. Gent on a three-year contract and made his debut for Gent on 17 January 2015. On 6 August 2018, he joined Spanish La Liga side Levante on a five-year contract. In March 2019 he said he was glad to be playing for the team. On 15 August 2019, he was loaned out to Ligue 1 club FC Nantes. At the end of the season, Nantes triggered the option to buy in his loan. He signed a four-year contract with the club.

On the international level, he has represented Nigeria at various age levels. He has represented Nigeria at U20 and the senior level. He made his international senior team debut on 25 March 2015. He was selected by Nigeria for their 35-man provisional squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics. He was also included in the country's 23-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Moses Simon family

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What is Moses Simon Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.
  • Won the 2014-15 Belgian Pro League with Gent.
  • Won the 2015 Belgian Super Cup with Gent.

Where is Moses Simon From? 

Moses Simon was born on 12 July 1995. His birth name is Moses Daddy-Ajala Simon. His birthplace is Jos, Nigeria. He holds Nigerian nationality. He belongs to the African ethnicity. His religion is Christianity. His horoscope sign is Cancer.

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Moses Simon Football Career Timeline

  • He started playing football for the youth academy of GBS Academy in 2003 and played until 2013. 
  • On 10 May 2013, he signed a pre-contractual agreement with Dutch club AFC Ajax to join them in pre-season training.
  • On 13 July 2013, he made his first appearance for Ajax in a 3-0 away win against De Graafschap in a pre-season friendly match, coming on as a substitute player and scoring the third and final goal in the 64th minute of the match.
  • He made a further appearance on 17 July 2013 playing for the reserves team Jong Ajax in a pre-season friendly match against Voorschoten '97, scoring the second goal in the 5-0 home win.
  • On 13 January 2014, he signed a three-year contract for Slovak side AS Trencin and made his league debut in a 1-1 drew against MFK Kosice. 

Moses Simon Trencin

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  • On 24 July 2014, he made his club international debut during the Trencin's 2014-15 UEFA European League campaign and scored a hat-trick on his debut in the 4-0 home win against Vojvodina Novi Sad. 
  • In October 2014, ESPN sports prepared a scouting report on him and the report linked the winger with a move to Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur, and Hull City along with a potential return to Ajax.
  • On 6 January 2015, he signed for K.A.A. Gent on a three-year contract and made his debut for Gent on 17 January 2015 in a 3-1 win against Royal Mouscron-Peruwelz in league play.

Moses Simon Gent

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  • On 22 January 2015, in his second appearance he was sent off 30 seconds after he entered the field in a 1-0 home win against Sporting Lokeren in the Belgian Cup. 
  • At Gent, he quickly became a key player for the club and helped Gent win their first-ever national Championship title in May 2015. Two months later, he assisted Laurent Depoitre’s winning goal in the 2015 Belgian Super Cup against cup winners Club Brugge.
  • On 6 August 2018, he joined Spanish La Liga side Levante on a five-year contract. In March 2019 he said he was glad to be playing for the team. 
  • On 15 August 2019, he was loaned out to Ligue 1 club FC Nantes and made his debut for the club on 24 August 2019 in a 1-2 win against Amiens SC. 
  • At the end of the season, Nantes triggered the option to buy in his loan. He signed a four-year contract with the club.

Moses Simon Nigeria

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Moses Simon International Career

  • He has represented Nigeria at various age levels. 
  • He has represented Nigeria at U20 and the senior level. 
  • He made his international senior team debut on 25 March 2015 in a friendly match against Uganda, replacing Anthony Ujah after 59 minutes in the game.
  • On 8 September 2015, he scored his first goal for Nigeria in a 2-0 friendly win against Niger.
  • He was selected by Nigeria for their 35-man provisional squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics. 
  • In May 2018, he was named in Nigeria’s preliminary 30-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. However, he did not make the final 23 due to injury. He was also included in the country's 23-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Moses Simon Wife 

Talking about his personal life, Moses Simon is a happily married man. He got married to his long-term girlfriend, Lbukun Sarah Adenuga on 29 December 2015. They celebrated their marriage with the presence of some important family members and friends. The couple is blessed with two daughters. He seems very happy with wife and daughters as he keeps posting their pictures on their social media and they are living their life happily together.

Moses Simon wife

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Moses Simon Height and Weight

Moses Simon stands at a height of 1.68m i.e. 5 feet and 6 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 70kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color are black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Moses Simon Net Worth and Salary

Moses Simon earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is £1 million-£5 million and his salary is £1.5 million. He has got a market value of €7 million.

Did You Know?

  • He started playing football at the age of 7.
  • He came through the Ajax youth academy as a youngster.
  • He wears shirt number 27 for FC Nantes.