RUSSIA 2018: CNN nominates Ahmed Musa’s goal as First Round’s best

Super Eagles Forward Ahmed Musa’s first goal against Iceland has been nominated by American Cable News Network (CNN) Sports as one of the best scored in the group stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Similarly, the channel nominated Lionel Messi of Argentina’s goal against Nigeria.

CNN Sports said other two players whose goals are in the shortlist are Portugal’s Ricardo Quaresma (versus Iran), Spain’s Nacho (versus Portugal).

It described the goal scored by Musa against Iceland in a 2-0 win as a delight to watch as he skillfully brought down a cross by Victor Moses before smashing the ball into the roof of the net from inside the box.

It said that fans were expected to cast votes in the poll for the best goal among the four nominated goals.

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