Russia 2018 Match Report: Nigeria 2-0 Iceland-Musah’s Double Set up Mammoth Clash against Argentina in Final Group Game

russia-2018-match-report-nigeria-2-0-iceland-musahs-double-set-up-mammoth-clash-against-argentina-in-final-group-gameA double from Russia based Ahmed Musah earned Africa its second win of the ongoing FIFA World cup as Nigeria proved too strong for Iceland in Volgograd.

The on loan Leicester City striker added to his second half opening strike with 15 minutes on the clock to earn Super Eagles a well deserved win and blow the group wide open ahead of the final hurdles.

The CSKA Moskow attacker gave the West African a dream start after recess to give Rohr Gernot’s men a well deserved lead before rounding off the scoring on the 75th minute after some impressive team work from the Super Eagles attacking machinery.

A late spoilt penalty from Gylfi Sigurdson ended any hopes of a comeback by the tiny nation as Nigeria blew the group wide open.

Croatia’s 3-0 massacre of Argentina booked the Croats a place in the last 16 whiles one of Nigeria, Argentina and Iceland sort it out for the remaining slot in the group.

The winner of Nigeria versus Argentina progress into the last 16 whiles a drawn game coupled with a handsome win for Iceland over Croatia will see Sigurdson and his teammates safely through.

By: Saani Abacha @Saani_abacha

 2018-06-22 17:57:17Ahmed Musah

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