Musa Reminisces About World Cup Brace Vs Iceland


Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa revealed that scoring a brace in Nigeria’s second group game against Iceland at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia is one of his best days as a footballer, reports

The Super Eagles lost their opening game against Croatia 2-0 and needed to beat the Europeans who held Argentina to a 1-1 draw in their first game to boost their chances of making it beyond the group stage.

Gernot Rohr ‘s men won the Group D encounter in Volgograd 2-0 with Musa netting a superb brace.

Musa showed superb technique to put the Super Eagles ahead on the half-volley early in the second half before dribbling past Iceland goalkeeper Hannes Thor Halldorsson to score the second.

The versatile winger not only became the first Leicester City player to score at a World Cup, but his double also made him the highest scoring Nigerian footballer in the tournament’s history.

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Source: Complete Sports