Super Eagles Forward Ahmed Musa’s first goal against Iceland has been nominated by the American Cable News Network [CNN] Sports as one of the best goals in the group stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
CNN Sports made the nominations known via its Twitter handle on Friday.
In the same way, CNN nominated Lionel Messi of Argentina’s goal in the group stage against Nigeria as the best in the tournament holding in Russia.
The other two players whose goals are in the shortlist are Portugal’s Ricardo Quaresma (game against Iran), Spain’s Nacho (game against Portugal).
It described the goal scored by Musa against Iceland in a 2-0 victory as a delight to watch as he skillfully brought down a cross by Victor Moses before striking the ball into the roof of the net from inside the box.
Football fans were expected to vote in a poll for the best goal among the four nominated goals and voting would end on Saturday.
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