MATCH REPORT: Nigeria 2-0 Iceland - Ahmed Musa bags Brace to keep Super Eagles hopes alive Featured
22 Jun

MATCH REPORT: Nigeria 2-0 Iceland - Ahmed Musa bags Brace to keep Super Eagles hopes alive

A brace from Ahmed Musa helped Nigeria to picked their first victory in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
 
 
Nigeria managed to whip Iceland 2-0 in their second group D fixture at the Volgograd Arena.
 
The Super Eagles dominated the first fifteen minutes of the game with Kelechi Iheanacho and Victor Moses tormenting the Icelandic defenders.
 
In the 34th minute, Birkir Bjarnason from Iceland failed to connect properly as he sent the ball wide of target.
 
The first department of the match ended in a scoreless draw as both teams wasted their numerous chances and set-pieces awarded to them.
 
Four minutes after the break, Two-goal hero Ahmed Musa fetched the opener after connecting a pass from Chelsea's Victor Moses.
 
The Nigerians continued piling much pressure on Iceland to double the lead as Oghenekaro Etebo delivered brilliant crosses to his attackers.
 
Right-back Leon Balogun had a great opportunity to score, but his header went wide of goal in the 72nd minute.
 
Ahmed Musa completed his day with a brace after doubling the lead for the Super Eagles with a superb finish in the 79th minute of the game.
 
Gylfi Sigurdsson failed to grab the consolation goal for Iceland as he squandered a spot-kick awarded to Iceland in the 83rd minute.
 
The match ended in a 2-0 win in favor of the West African country.
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