World Cup 2018: Nigeria vs Iceland: Team news, injuries, probable starting XI

Posted on Jun 22 2018 - 5:52am by admin

Nigeria will on Friday evening clash with Iceland in their second Group D match in the 2018 World Cup at the Volgograd Arena Stadium.

The Super Eagles head into the clash after losing 2-0 to Croatia in their first game last week Saturday.

The Genort Rohr’s side will be hoping to beat the European team so as to keep their hope of qualifying for the round of 16.

Rohr has no new injuries problems in his squad ahead of this clash.

However, Iceland head into the clash after playing a 1-1 draw with Argentina last weekend.

Iceland and Nigeria have never met before in a competitive football.

The Heimir Hallgrímsson’s men will hope to beat the West Africans so as to keep their hope of qualifying for the last sixteen.

Hallgrimsson has no injuries worries in his team ahead of this clash.

Nigeria’s probable starting X1:

Uzoho, Balogun, Ekong, Ebuehi, Idowu, Ndidi, Etebo, Mikel, Musa, Ighalo, Moses.

Iceland’s probable starting XI:

Halldorsson; Saevarsson, Arnason, R Sigurdsson, Magnusson, Gudmundsson, Gunnarsson, Hallfredsson, Bjarnason, GSigurdsson, Finnbogason

The kick off time for the match is 4pm.

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