VOLGOGRAD, RUSSIA - JUNE 22: Ahmed Musa of Nigeria scores his team's second goal past Hannes Halldorsson of Iceland during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at Volgograd Arena on June 22, 2018 in Volgograd, Russia. (Photo by Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)


Super Eagles’ speed demon, Ahmed Musa has said he is honoured to be nominated by the world football governing body, FIFA as one of the best 18 goals scored at the just concluded World Cup in Russia, reports.

The former Kano Pillars’ attacker, who raced past two markers before rounding off the Iceland goalkeeper to score Nigeria’s second goal in their 2-0 victory, further called on football-loving fans and all Nigerians to vote and support their own.

“It’s an honour to be nominated for the goal of the tournament. One of my best football memories so far! Go on to and cast your vote before the 23rd of July. Your love and support is always appreciated #NaijaAllTheaway,” Musa posted.

Musa finished as Nigeria’s top scorer at the just concluded global showpiece in Russia with two goals, whilst his four goal haul in two world cup tournaments also puts him as the country’s top goal scorer in a FIFA world cup history.

Fans are encouraged to follow this link to vote: