World Cup: Ahmed Musa Lifts Nigeria By Defeating Iceland 2-0 (Video)

Nigeria, who had started the day bottom of the group, now find themselves second - three points behind Croatia, who have already qualified for the knockout stage.

Ahmed Musa scored both goals as Nigeria swept aside World Cup debutants Iceland to leave Group D intriguingly poised with one round of games to go. Read more...
Nigeria Defeats Iceland 2-0
Nigeria Defeats Iceland 2-0

Ahmed Musa scored both goals as Nigeria swept aside World Cup debutants Iceland to leave Group D intriguingly poised with one round of games to go.

The Super Eagles would have gone out with defeat but came good in Volgograd.

Musa showed superb technique to fire Nigeria ahead on the half-volley before the Leicester player rounded keeper Hannes Thor Halldorsson to make it 2-0.

Iceland missed a late penalty awarded after a video assistant referee review, Gylfi Sigurdsson firing over.

The result gives a slight lift to beleaguered group rivals Argentina. Victory over Nigeria in their final game would see La Albiceleste safely into the last 16 – as long as Iceland do not beat group leaders Croatia. In that event, goal difference would decide who progressed.

SUBSCRIBE TODAY

Get your daily Nigeria Rendezvous news like this and more. Enter your details:

Nigeria, who had started the day bottom of the group, now find themselves second – three points behind Croatia, who have already qualified for the knockout stage.

Iceland, who face Croatia on Tuesday, and Argentina, who play Nigeria at the same time, both have one point.

Nigeria vs Iceland 2 0 All Goals & Highlights – frankice channel

– BBC

You Care About This Story? Share or Comment

Fact Check: We strive for accuracy and fairness. If you discover something that does not look right here, contact us at Nigeria Rendezvous. Do you have a story for publication? Send it now for free publication here on Nigeria Rendezvous. Follow us on Twitter, Google+, Pinterest.




Discover More Awesome Content

Croatia Fell Nigeria 2-0 With Own Goal and Penalty Croatia beat Nigeria 2-0 on Saturday with an own goal from Oghenekaro Etebo and a penalty from Luka Modric to go top of World Cup Group D, one of the toughest and most unpredictable in the tournament....
Super Eagles Idowu Vows End to Messi World Cup Dream If Lionel Messi needed extra motivation for Argentina’s crucial World Cup game against Nigeria, then an opposing player may have just given him some. Argentina will be eliminated unless it beats th...
We’ll Beat Iceland, Argentina to Qualify – Gernot Rohr Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has put aside Nigeria’s shock 2-0 defeat in the hands of Croatia as he insists that Nigeria still has the chance of going through from Group D. Nigeria occupy the las...
Nigeria Beats Gambia 6-0 to Qualify For 2018 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations Nigeria beats The Gambia 6-0 in Lagos on Monday to qualify for the 2018 Women's Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana. The Super Falcons, who are the defending African champions, will play alongside South...

Leave a Reply

Please Login to comment
  Subscribe  
Notify of