Musa's brace sinks Iceland for Nigeria

Nwosu Super Eagles Must Play Iceland Like A Cup Final

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr believes his team will not peak for another four years despite his side's 2-0 win against Group D rivals Iceland.

President Muhammadu Buhari heartily congratulates the Super Eagles on their victory Friday over the national team of Iceland in their second match at the Russian Federation 2018 FIFA World Cup.

"I personally added $5,000 to their winning bonus to motivate the team, but we must still keep our hopes alive because this is just the beginning".

While its fans are thrilled to have the opportunity to cheer the country on, there were lots of anxious faces in the crowd heading into the final minutes of the game with Iceland down by two goals.

Argentina: They are now placed fourth in the group and have to defeat Nigeria by more than two goals to topple Iceland by goal difference if the European nation manages to upset Croatia.

Musa doubled the lead for the Super Eagles and completed his brace in the 75th minute with a fine individual effort that ended with him slotting the ball into the bottom corner.

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"But scoring against Argentina isn't that hard for me". "It's going to be a tough and hard game for us".

"Everybody was not happy after that loss to Croatia and we all realised that we must get going to be able to realise our dreams, " he said. "We didn't think we would go through this World Cup without a loss and losses are always hard to swallow".

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The Super Eagles were on the front foot early on but they could not create clear-cut chances, while Gylfi Sigurdsson forced Francis Uzoho into two saves in the opening five minutes.

"The last one was a shining example of how good Croatia is, but that also gives us confidence because we were ahead of them in our (qualifying) group and have already beaten them once in Iceland".

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