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World Cup 2018: Nigeria defeats Iceland 2-0, Ahmed Musa makes history



Second match of the Super Eagles in the 2018 World Cup and the Nigerian team made a triumphant return to victory as the Super  Eagles trash Iceland 2-0, recording Nigeria’s first win in the FIFA World Cup in Russia.

The Nigerian side sealed a much deserved victory in their second Group D Fixture of the World Cup, in which they controlled more of the ball.

After their loss of the same scoreline against Croatia in their opening Group D fixture, the Super Eagles of Nigeria made a formation switch in this game.

A fine pass from Victor Moses was finished off by Ahmed Musa in the 49th minute to put the Eagles ahead.

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Musa then went on to score a another goal as he rounded off the Iceland goalkeeper Hannes Halldorsson in the 75th minute, to score a memorable goal.

Ahmed Musa has made history as the first Nigerian player to score two goals in a single match in the history of the World Cup..

The Super Eagles now need a draw or win against Argentina to qualify  for the quarterfinals in the 2018 World Cup.

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