It is no longer news that the Super Eagles got the better of Iceland in their second World Cup encounter as they got away with all three points from the game, thereby improving Argentina’s qualification chances in the process.
Ahmed Musa was the man who inspired Nigeria to their first 2018 World Cup victory with a brace after their 2-0 defeat at the hands of Croatia. The result now places the Eagles on the second place in the group stage presently, ahead of Argentina and Iceland.
Here’s how fans on Twitter reacted to the thrilling encounter:
Ahmed Musa is the hero for Nigeria with a brilliant double.
— BBC News Africa (@BBCAfrica) June 22, 2018
— Daily News Egypt (@DailyNewsEgypt) June 22, 2018
FULL-TIME! They have done it! Nigeria have defeated Iceland 2-0 and set-up a blockbuster final matchday in the group…
Musa throws Messi & Co a lifeline. More importantly, Musa keeps Nigeria's fate in their own hands!#ISLNGA
— The Field (@thefield_in) June 22, 2018
— Not Your X (@Thexzaminer) June 22, 2018
Musa's brace leads Nigeria to a big win over Iceland! pic.twitter.com/IpR9INypZz
— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) June 22, 2018
— Utibe R. Essien (@UREssien) June 22, 2018
Full time: Nigeria 2-0 Iceland
THANK YOU MUSA pic.twitter.com/xH8euecCLv
— Messi World (@MessiWorId) June 22, 2018