Super Eagles stars were exhilarated to finally put smiles on the faces of Nigerians following an impressive 2-0 victory over Iceland on Friday.
Ahmed Musa scored a brace as Gernot Rohr’s team picked up their first victory of the FIFA World Cup.
Having received stern criticism after losing to Croatia, the Eagles were pleased to have made amends in style.
Here are some of the players’ reactions on Twitter.
— Mikel John Obi (@mikel_john_obi) June 22, 2018
— Ndidi Wilfred (@Ndidi25) June 22, 2018
This is what we do it for – pure emotions ❤🙏🏽 https://t.co/cEoaJFvYns
— Leon Balogun (@LeonBalogun) June 22, 2018
— Etebo Karo (@etebo_karo) June 22, 2018
— William Troost-Ekong (@WTroostEkong) June 22, 2018
— AhmedMusa718 (@Ahmedmusa718) June 22, 2018
— Kelechi Iheanacho (@67Kelechi) June 22, 2018
This means a lot to me when I see how Happy every Nigerians are .It gives me a Great joy. We will keep Fighting 💪🏼💪🏼🇳🇬🇳🇬. pic.twitter.com/faEDWRAzzJ
— John Ogu (@ogujohnugo) June 22, 2018
What a win! No matter what we always have faith! We are Naija! We march on! 🇳🇬 🦅 pic.twitter.com/zucKcQpmeD
— Shehu Abdullahi (@OfficialShehu) June 22, 2018
— Elderson Echiejile (@EldersonEch) June 22, 2018
— Alexander Iwobi (@alexiwobi) June 22, 201