It’s the much needed victory for the Super Eagles as Ahmed Musa’s 45th and 85th minutes brace gave the team the edge they earnestly desired.
The victory has put the Super Eagles who now have three points, behind Croatia with six points.
Gernot Rohr’s men have one final hurdle against Argentina to confirm their qualification into the second round.
Ahmed Musa’s brace ensured the Super Eagles get their first victory at Russia 2018 World Cup.
There was however a scare in the 80th minute as Emmanuel Ebuehi brought down Iceland’s Finnbogasson inside box 18.
The referee is alerted by VAR before he performs an onfield review of the incident on his screen and eventually granted Iceland penalty.
The Everton midfielder however skies the penalty despite Nigeria’s keeper Uzoho diving the wrong way.