In a strategic move ahead of their pivotal clash against Charleroi in the Belgian Pro League play-offs 1, KAA Gent has unveiled a formidable matchday squad, prominently featuring the Nigerian trio of Moses Simon, Anderson Esiti, and Samuel Kalu. This development, reported by Completesportsnigeria.com, underscores Gent’s commitment to securing a coveted spot in European competition.
The trio, comprising Simon, Esiti, and Kalu, emerged as integral components of the 22-man squad, a revelation made public via Gent’s official Twitter handle. As Gent currently occupies the fourth position in the Belgian Pro League play-offs 1 table, earmarked as the Europa League qualification play-off spot, their upcoming encounter against sixth-placed Charleroi holds significant implications for their European aspirations.
Moses Simon, with an impressive record of 29 appearances and five goals this season, stands as a linchpin in Gent’s offensive prowess. Samuel Kalu, having contributed six goals and seven assists in 34 games, brings a multifaceted skill set to the Buffaloes. Meanwhile, Anderson Esiti, with 19 appearances, provides defensive stability to the squad.
The stakes are high for Gent, who must navigate the Charleroi challenge without succumbing to defeat to secure their passage to European competition. As the footballing world awaits this critical showdown, Gent’s meticulous squad selection signals their determination to clinch a pivotal victory and make their mark on the European stage.