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Nigeria defeats Iceland 2-0 in thrilling encounter

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The Super Eagles of Nigeria has defeated Iceland 2-0 in their second Group D Fixture of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

The Nigerian side sealed a much deserved victory in a game in which they controlled more of the ball.

Nigeria defeats Iceland 2-0 in thrilling encounter lailasnews

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.

Striker Ahmed Musa scored a brace for the Super Eagles in a game which has kept their qualification hopes alive.

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

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

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