Ahmed Musa sets TWO World Cup records as Nigeria beat Iceland

Tanya Simon
June 22, 2018

According to a report by Icelandic media outlet Fotbolti, Moses discussed how the Super Eagles will aim to defeat the tricky Icelanders.

In a tweet, he wrote "Thank you guys, you did it for more 180 million Nigerians".

The paper wrote about Nigeria: "A awful performance from a group of players who didn't seem to grasp quite how important their opening game at the World Cup was".

Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel, has revealed on Thursday that he is ready to sacrifice his position on the team, if it will aid the team to win the matches in the 2018 World Cup.

Neymar Reduced To Tears At The Full-Time Whistle After Brazil Win
While Ureña acknowledged Brazil won't be easy, he was confident his team could reprise the magic from four years ago. Brazil were due to fly to Saint Petersburg on Wednesday evening ahead of Friday's game against Costa Rica there.

After losing their first game in Russian Federation against Croatia, the Super Eagles will face Iceland this afternoon, June 22, and only a win will give them the chance to make the round of 16. Argentina would face the victor of Group C with a second-place group finish If the game ends in a draw: Argentina will be eliminated from the 2018 World Cup Nigeria will advance as the runner-up in Group D if Iceland loses or draws with Croatia If Iceland beats Croatia, the runner-up spot will be determined by goal difference, then by total goals scored.

The result pushed the European giants to the top of the table with six points and five goals as they also beat Argentina in their second game while the Super Eagles are at the base with no point and minus two goals.

He encouraged the players to put up their best and ensure they came out victorious in their remaining two matches at the group stage.

Balogun, signed recently by the Seagulls from Mainz, helped Nigeria beat Iceland 2-0 in Group D.

Other reports by

Discuss This Article