Super Eagles forward Moses Simon scored the decisive penalty to send Nantes into the Coupe De France Final at the expense of Monaco .
Nantes who miraculously escaped the drop last season defeated Monaco 4-2 on penalties after drawing 2-2 in regulation time. Moses Simon scored the decisive penalty to send Nantes into the Coupe De France final. Fans at the La Beaujoire poured onto the turf in celebration of a rare success story.
Goals from Maripan (Monaco), Sidibe (OG) (Nantes), Moutousammy (Nantes ) and Boadu (Monaco) ensured a 2-2 scoreline in regulation time of a drama filled encounter. The game proceeded to the lottery of the penalty shootout in search of a winner.
With Monaco missing two spot kicks and Nantes scoring it’s first three kicks, Super Eagles forward Moses Simon stepped up to score the winner to send Nantes into the Coupe de France final 22 years after their last final.
Nantes will now face OGC Nice in the Coupe De France Final .