Following the Super Eagles of Nigeria’s 2-0 win over Iceland in their second group D game on Friday, two standout players from the victorious team have received praises from the least expected quarters.
Ahmed Musa who scored both goals that sank the Icelandic nation was hailed by his current parent club Leicester City, while Kenneth Omeruo who stood gallantly in a three-man defense was also acknowledged by his original owners Chelsea FC.
Both clubs took to twitter to declare their respective admirations for the performances of the players.
Leicester City hailed Ahmed Musa as they recognized him as the first Leicester City player to score in the World Cup;
“#lcfc’s first-ever #WorldCup goalscorer
https://t.co/xUiZ4cjUre”. The tweet was captioned.
Similarly, Omeruo’s parent club, Chelsea FC praised the near perfect attitude of their stalwart in another captioned tweet;
“What a performance from @omeruo22!
#NGAISL #WorldCup https://t.co/
The Super Eagles win over Iceland puts them back in contention for a round of 16 berth and they will hope to secure that fully with another commanding display against Argentina on Tuesday.