Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
Moses Daddy-Ajala Simon was born on 12 July, 1995. He is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a forward for Belgian Pro League club KAA Gent and the Nigeria national team. Born in Jos, Moses is a product of the famed GBS Academy, the same football academy in Nigeria that produced the likes of Ahmed Musa. He was linked with Nigerian Premier League club Kaduna United, as many professional clubs around the World were also eager to sign him. In May 2013 it was announced that Simon had signed a Pre-contractual agreement with Dutch club AFC Ajax to join them in pre-season training, having previously been linked with Liverpool F.C. and Tottenham Hotspur.
Moses Daddy-Ajala Simon plays for the Nigeria selection. He received his first call-up by coach Daniel Amokachi in March 2015 and made his debut on the 25th of the same month in an international friendly against Uganda, when he replaced Anthony Ujah after 59 minutes in the game. Simon scored his first goal for Nigeria in an international friendly against Niger on 8 September 2015, the second in a 2–0 win. He was selected by Nigeria for their 35-man provisional squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics.