World Cup 2018; Ahmed Musa Nominated For Goal Of The Tournament
Super Eagles forward Ahmed Musa’s second goal in the game against Iceland at the just concluded World Cup in Russia has been shortlisted for the Goal of the Tournament Award by FIFA.
A total of 169 goals were scored at the just concluded Russia 2018 World Cup but only 18 of them are being considered for the top award.
Musa will be battling hard as goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and the likes are also on the shortlist.The voting for the Best Goal in Russia 2018 will be open until July 23 on FIFA’s official website.
Two goals scored by Russia midfielder Denis Cheryshev and one from his teammate striker Artem Dzyuba at the 2018 FIFA World Cup are among the contenders to win the Goal of the Tournament title.
The others are below:
Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal (third goal v Spain);
Nacho, Spain (v Portugal);
Philippe Coutinho, Brazil (v Switzerland);
Dries Mertens, Belgium (v Panama);
Juan Quintero, Colombia (v Japan);
Luka Modric, Croatia (v Argentina);
Ahmed Musa, Nigeria (second goal v Iceland);
Lionel Messi, Argentina (v Nigeria);
Toni Kroos, Germany (v Sweden);
Jesse Lingard, England (v Panama);
Ricardo Quaresma, Portugal (v Iran);
Adnan Januzaj, Belgium (v England);
Angel Di Maria, Argentina (v France);
Benjamin Pavard, France (v Argentina);
Nacer Chadli, Belgium (v Japan)