Injured Super Eagles winger, Moses Simon is set to miss some crucial games for his Belgium club, Gent following reports that he faces between four to six weeks on the sidelines.

The Gent star damaged his ankle ligaments while in action in a practice match against German second division side FC Nurnberg barely a week ago.

He lasted just for 24 minutes in that friendly match played in Spain last Tuesday.

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According to a report on a Belgian website,, the 22-year-old will miss Gent’s clashes against Lokeren, Antwerp, Club Brugge, AS Eupen, Sint-Truiden and Mechelen.

“Studies now show that the ligaments of his (Simon) ankle are hit, he will be out of four to six weeks. Simon will miss some games and more vital is the top of the billed clash with Club Brugge,” the website disclosed.

The Nigerian forward has made 18 appearances in the league for Gent this season, scoring five goals.

Gent are fifth in the Belgian top flight with 32 points from 21 games.

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