Updated at 6.00pm
AHMED MUSA SCORED one of the goals of the World Cup on Friday afternoon, giving Nigeria the lead against Iceland as his side cruised to a 2-0 win at the Volgograd Arena.
A dull opening 45 minutes saw the Super Eagles fail to register a single shot on or off target, however just four minutes after the break the Leicester City forward exploded the game into life.
A swift counter-attack saw Victor Moses escape down the right channel before crossing into the box.
Musa took one touch to set himself up and fool his marker, before flashing a powerful volley flying past goalkeeper Hannes Thor Halldorsson and into the back of the net.
The 25-year-old added a second less with 15 minutes remaining, cutting inside from the left flank before executing a composed finish, as Nigeria now climb into second spot in Group D.
Nigeria 1-0 Iceland. It's a dream start to the second half from Nigeria as Ahmed Musa puts them in front. Follow the game here https://t.co/AXZUYqOZON #rtesoccer #worldcup #NGA #ISL pic.twitter.com/jjCcSt4NUN— RTÉ Soccer (@RTEsoccer) June 22, 2018
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